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Fire claims 5 children in Youngstown

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YOUNGSTOWN — Residents of the 400 block of Parkcliffe Avenue in Youngstown said they’re still in shock after a house fire there late Sunday claimed the lives of five children. Aaron Baldwin, who lives across the street from the home, witnessed the fire. “It was the worst feeling ever, ...

Bank stocks stand pat

Business

Both Cortland Bancorp and First Niles Financial remained unchanged after trading closed on Monday. Cortland Bancorp. held steady at $21.25 a share, and First Niles Financial closed again at $8.50 a share.

Students give written ‘hugs’ to victims

Community News

WARREN — Students in the 21st Century Learning after-school program at Willard PK-8 School have spent the past weeks making cards, decorations and other items to send to the families of the shooting victims at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. The students have also made items for ...

Museum at library plans yule party

Community News

SUTLIFF HOLIDAY CELEBRATION: The Sutliff Museum, located on the second floor of the Warren Trumbull County Public Library, will celebrate the season with a holiday party 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. There will be ornament-making, a visit from Santa Claus and refreshments. HOLIDAY SHOW: The Liberty ...

Agenda

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• LORDSTOWN BOARD OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS will meet 4 p.m. today at the village municipal building. • NILES PARK BOARD will meet 4 p.m. today at the city building. • WARREN CITY COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. Wednesday at the municipal building. Caucus is 5:15 p.m. • McDONALD PLANNING ...

Slayer to play Covelli Centre on final tour

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Thrash metal icons Slayer will play the Covelli Centre on what is being billed as its final world tour. The two-time Grammy Award winners are considered one of “The Big Four” (along with Metallica, Megadeth and Anthrax) who created and defined the thrash metal genre. The group ...

Hubbard trustees consider speed cameras

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HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — Township trustees predict that with the failure of the police levy in November, the department will run out of money by the end of January. The Board of Trustees met Monday to discuss plans on how to go forward, including installing speed cameras on Interstate 80 as ...

City of Girard seeks grant

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GIRARD — Wanting to clean up the former Ohio Leatherworks property off U.S. Route 422, city council on Monday took the first step toward seeking funding to remove any environmental hazards. Councilman at-Large William Ryser, chairman of the building and grounds committee, said federal and ...

Brookfield schools plan to try again for levy

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BROOKFIELD — The Brookfield Board of Education on Monday took the initial step toward placing a 1.9-mill, five-year permanent improvement levy back on the ballot in May. The district ran the same levy on the general election ballot in November, but 59 percent of voters said ...

Girard woman pleads in child endangering case

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WARREN — A woman pleaded guilty Monday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court to a charge of child endangering. Barbara Wilson, 32, 1706 Keefer Road, Girard, was arrested by Liberty police in July after they said her three children were found alone outside. When police got inside her ...

Brookfield teachers net raises in contract

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BROOKFIELD — The Brookfield Board of Education on Monday approved a three-year contract with the Brookfield Federation of Teachers, granting pay increases in each of the three years. Treasurer Craig Yaniglos said the 69 teachers represented by the union will receive 0.5 percent increases ...

TUES: 1:53 p.m.: Trumbull Hazmat responds to illness at JFS

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WARREN - A section of the Trumbull County Jobs and Family Services' facility was temporarily closed, shortly after 11 p.m., Tuesday, after two Trumbull County Sheriff deputies showed symptoms of illness after coming into contact with an unidentified client. The sheriff deputies, who are ...

TUES. 12:28 p.m.: Trump escalates shutdown threat over border wall

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is escalating his shutdown threat over U.S.-Mexico border wall funding at a heated White House meeting with Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer. Trump said during the open-press session Tuesday that, "If we don't have border security, ...

Tues. 10:58 a.m.: China, US discuss plans for trade talks

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BEIJING (AP) — China's economy czar and U.S. trade envoys discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, indicating negotiations are going ahead despite tension over the arrest of a Chinese tech executive. Vice Premier Liu He talked by phone with Treasury ...

Record 5 Ridge exchange students learn small-town Ohio life

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WEATHERSFIELD — Forget culture shock. Flying eight to 14 hours away from home to enroll at Mineral Ridge High School comes with climate shock. “How do you guys live here?” Eduardo Silveira, 16, a sophomore, said with a shiver. “(At home in Brazil,) it was never lower than ...

Bristol students celebrate holidays

Community News

BRISTOL — Spanish II students at Bristol High School are celebrating the holidays in Spanish with a holiday language tree decorated with items from Mexico and Spain. Students in Shirley Arroyo-Stiffey’s classes spent a day making paper ornaments and decorating glass ornaments for the ...