Councilman Recovering From Heart Attack

John Swierz

Youngstown Councilman John Swierz is recuperating in the hospital after suffering a heart attack Thursday night at his home.

Swierz was taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center after complaining of chest pain and discomfort.

He is expected to be released over the weekend.

Swierz first joined Youngstown Council in 1996 and served until 2003. He was re-elected in 2008 and has held the 7th ward ever since.

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