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New Trumbull sheriff tackles challenges

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WARREN — Paul Monroe took control of the Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office with two large, looming challenges ahead of him — a dwindling budget and the heroin epidemic that’s crippling communities in all parts of the county. And he hit the ground running on both when he took over the ...

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Business

DePASCALE EARNS DESIGNATION: Joe DePascale of Farmers Trust Co. has been awarded the professional plan consultant designation from fi360. It signifies specialized training on retirement plan management and administration and ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act) compliance; is the ...

Randolph presents scholarships

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Tribune Chronicle WARREN — The Trumbull County Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute will host its annual ‘‘Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King’’ Saturday at DiVieste’s Banquet Centre, 754 N. River Road, NW. The theme for this year’s event is ‘‘The Effectiveness of the ...

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Police Blotters

Warren Township Police activity reported Jan. 2-16: Jan. 16, 11;25 p.m. —Theft of vehicle reported in 2800 block of North Park Avenue. 5:26 p.m. —Vehicle crash with reported injuries at North River Road and Riverside Drive NW 1:57 p.m. — Suspicious activity reported in 2000 block ...

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New Howland chief settling in

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HOWLAND — Former detective Nick Roberts is settling in to his new position as chief of the Howland Police Department. Growing up in Niles, Roberts was motivated to become a police officer after a good friend was hired full-time with the Niles Police Department. He attended the now-closed ...

Dance studios plan benefit

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DANCING FOR OTHERS: Dancing for Others will hold the annual benefit 6 p.m. Saturday at Packard Music Hall, 1703 Mahoning Ave., Warren. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and donation is $5. Participating area dance studios are Donna Crean D.C. Dancers, Patti Finelli School of Dance, Dynamic Dance ...

Band holds jazz fundraiser

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BAND FUNDRAISER: The Austintown Band Jazz and Dessert Fundraiser will be held 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Austintown Middle School cafetorium. Bands from grades 6-12 will perform. There will also be a basket raffle. SCOUT FREEZE OUT: The 2017 Whispering Pines District Cub Scout Freeze Out will ...

President Donald Trump, center, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, right, arrives for a White House senior staff swearing in ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump softens combative message

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WASHINGTON — After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and sought to reassure Americans he was ready to begin governing a divided nation. Trump thanked top law enforcement officers for their service and support. And he swore-in a group ...

Firefighters: Increase fees

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WARREN — As promised, union leaders in the Warren Fire Department offered the administration some ideas on how to save money and generate revenue instead of reducing the number of captains. They made their pitch during a police and fire committee meeting last week during which the rank ...

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That Musical ‘Seussical’

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Lauren Kraker, 16, a junior at John F. Kennedy High School, assists Trevor Patchin, 15, a freshman, in putting on a hat. in Sunday’s ‘‘Seussical Jr.’’ production at John F. Kennedy High School. The program featured both students from the school’s Upper Campus and Lower Campus in ...

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Glenbeigh treatment center will expand

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ROCK CREEK — Glenbeigh drug and alcohol treatment center is preparing for a $3 million expansion, to be completed late this summer, funded through its parent ACMC Healthcare System. The 32-bed campus along state Route 45 in Rock Creek is receiving a new 13,500-square-foot residential care ...

No injuries reported in plane crash

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BELOIT — The Ohio State Highway Patrol Canfield Post is investigating a small plane crash that occurred Sunday at the Tri-City Airport. Tribune Chronicle news partner WKBN-27 reported the pilot, Thomas Warner, 62, of Alliance, wasn’t injured in the crash at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Reports ...

Homeless count set in Trumbull County

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WARREN — The Trumbull County Housing Collaborative is coordinating the ‘‘Point in Time Count’’ of the homeless in the community from 8 p.m. Tuesday until 6 a.m. Wednesday. Volunteers in Trumbull County will be on the streets searching from 8 p.m. to midnight to identify homeless ...

Tribune seeks tales of readers’ first dates

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How did your first date turn out? For our Valentine’s edition, the Tribune Chronicle wants to share your stories full of the promise, excitement, awkwardness, comedy and even the disasters of your first outing with that special person. We will print the best submissions or call you to help ...

On the record

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Trumbull County WHAT: Commissioners meeting Thursday on fifth-floor of county Administration Building. PRESENT: Mauro Cantalamessa, Frank Fuda, Daniel J. Polivka The board: l Authorized sub contracts between the commissioners on behalf of the county Nutrition Program for the Elderly ...

Mon. 1 p.m.: Trump moves to pull US out of Pacific-Rim trade deal

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump moved to pull the United States out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact today, fulfilling a campaign promise as he began his first full week in office. The president also signed memorandums freezing most federal government hiring, ...

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The Rev. Todd Johnson, pastor of Second Baptist Church in Warren, said recently that he would like to see the number of African-American churches in Trumbull County reduced to increase the impact of the remaining churches.

Are churches stronger together?

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WARREN — While putting together the Warren Citywide Youth Choir, the Rev. Todd Johnson recognized there were more African-American churches in Trumbull County than he realized. “I was sending out fliers to the churches, and I thought I would only have to send out 30 or so, ...

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Jess Warren of North Jackson, owner of Quest-Crete Studios, explains the process of customizing concrete for customers.

Tradesman crafts art from concrete for building projects

Business

NORTH JACKSON — It all started with a customer who encouraged local craftsman Jess Warren to market and expand his business. About nine years ago, Warren, a veteran construction worker, was helping build a house in Berlin Center. The owner wanted a custom concrete countertop for his bar in ...

Kids to explore all gross things

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GROSSOLOGY PROGRAM: “Grossology” for children in second to sixth grades will be presented 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Liberty Library Branch, 415 Churchill Hubbard Road. The program promises that children will have “ooey-gooey” fun as they explore gross things and make slime as part ...