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Niles cemetery restored

Local News

NILES — Those who drove past Niles Union Cemetery in the early 1980s might not have even known it was there, as it was so hidden by large, lovely trees. That changed on May 31, 1985, when an F5 tornado tore through the city and the cemetery, ripping those massive trees out of the ground and ...

YSU student keeps shoes fresh

Business

Click here to learn more about MBG Restoring LLC. AUSTINTOWN — Maeson Green suspected there was potential to grow a business in the sneakerhead and shoe fashion culture, even as a young teen. MBG Restoring LLC began small, as most good business ideas do, with a 15-year-old Green cleaning ...

Bristol library will phase in reopening

Community News

CURBSIDE SERIVCE: On Monday, The Bristol Library will begin a phased reopening with curbside service. The initial hours for curbside service will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The building will not be accessible to the public. The staff will prepare patrons’ requests for books, ...

Cortland

Police Blotters

Police activity reported May 15-21: May 21, 9:18 p.m. — Suspicious person reported in the 200 block of North Mecca Street. 8:47 p.m. — Structure fire reported in the 500 block of Sycamore Trail. Officers determined it was a bonfire reflecting off a window. 6:27 p.m. — Reckless ...

New tech alerts of tornadoes quicker

Local News

Back in 1985, people had televisions, radios and scanners to let them know of severe weather and tornadoes. Today with apps, cellphones, email and other technology people are much more quickly being notified to seek shelter with a tornado sighting. Rodger Laird, operations manager at the ...

Warren

Police Blotters

Police activity, May 15-26 May 26, 5:56 a.m. — Joshua Hunt, 36, arrested at Vernon and Freeman Street NW on warrants from Trumbull County Common Pleas and Central District courts. 2:09 a.m. — Burglary reported in the 3200 block of Starlite Street NW. 1:30 a.m. — Domestic violence ...

NAACP recommends review process

Local News

WARREN — The president of the Trumbull County NAACP said fires and rioting won’t help achieve change. “When there’s a violent situation, other violence isn’t going to make a resolution,” said Annette McCoy, reflecting upon ongoing unrest in Minneapolis, Columbus and many other ...

McDonald

Police Blotters

Police activity May 1-26: May 26, 9:15 p.m. — Disturbance reported at 300 Hayes Ave. after man reported a woman tried hitting him while arguing over children. Police were going to arrest him for domestic violence, but because he had been sick the Trumbull County jail would not take him. ...

Medici Museum opens in Howland

Local News

HOWLAND — It was supposed to be a celebration — a reception with Boy Scouts dignitaries, an invitation-only party for potential donors, a ribbon-cutting ceremony and an opening day expected to pack the Medici Museum of Art. Directives from Gov. Mike DeWine due to the COVID-19 pandemic ...

Mahoning County adds one virus death

Local News

Mahoning County reported one new COVID-19 death on Saturday, bringing its total to 174. Columbiana County has 52 deaths, and Trumbull saw no change, staying at 48, according to the Ohio Department of Health on Saturday. There are 2,149 total deaths in the state, an increase of 51 since ...

Trumbull County

Police Blotters

Sheriff’s Office activity reported May 21-25: May 25, 7:31 p.m. — Casy L. Rogers, 31, of Middlefield, was arrested in the 4900 block of Nelson Mosier Road, Southington, on a charge of disorderly conduct. 5:48 p.m. — Neighbor problem reported in the 2100 block of Barclay Messerly ...

4-H teens accept fair cancellation

Local News

The move to cancel this year’s Trumbull County Fair — although it’s widely seen as the correct decision given the viral pandemic — still is difficult to accept for many involved in 4-H who have spent considerable time raising animals and working on projects. Colby Turon, 16, of ...

Niles

Police Blotters

Police activity May 5-8: May 8, 8:52 p.m. — Disturbance reported at 1995 Difford Drive. 9:32 p.m. — Threats reported at 1995 Difford Drive. 7:50 p.m. — Attempt to locate a missing juvenile reported at 440 Seneca St. 6:43 p.m. — Attempt to locate reported at 36 W. Church ...

Warren Stuff-A-Cruiser event exceeds goals

Local News

WARREN — Volunteers spent Saturday afternoon gathering food donations for a city school pantry, exceeding their initial goal. “The community has really turned out in spades to support the children, which is just amazing,” said Stacey Altiere, youth director at St. Paul Lutheran ...

1921: Scheme of two prisoners ends with an escape

Local News

99 years ago in 1921: The scheme of two prisoners worked well with one, but bad for the other. Adam Kagieh, sentenced to the county jail for 30 days by Squire Dominic of Hubbard, was expected to have a longer stay in county jail. Paul Misivich of Wheeling, W.Va., bound over to the grand ...

On the record: Southington

Local News

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Thursday PRESENT: Elizabeth Dunn, Cory Freeman, Steve Gilanyi and Terry Kelly ABSENT: Richard Selep The board: • Approved a retirement incentive plan for the Southington Education Association for the current year. Treasurer Janet Ward said there are ...

News cases

Local News

Cases filed in Trumbull County May 9-16: NOTICE OF APPEAL STATE OF OHIO 11TH DISTRCIT COURT OF APPEALS vs. HUMPHRIES, DWIGHT A. WATKINS, DENNIS vs. HALL, HARGUS ADMINISTRATIVE APPEAL FRICKER, WILLIAM G. vs. WHEATLAND TUBE LLC et al OTHER CIVIL GREGORY, TREVOR et al vs. ...

On the record: Liberty

Local News

WHAT: Township trustees, special Friday meeting PRESENT: Arnie Clebone, Greg Cizmar and Devon Stanley Trustees: • Determined that the owner’s maintenance of vegetation, garbage, refuse and other debris upon the following properties constitutes a nuisance: 4604 Truman, 4727 Fifth, ...

Divorces

Local News

Divorces and dissolutions in Trumbull County May 9-16: DIVORCE BROWN, MICHAEL J. vs. HAYS, BRANDI N. VENEY, GARI L. vs. VENEY, BRUCE W. DISSOLUTION VARONE, JOSEPH vs. VARONE, NICOLE STRUTHERS, CLAYTON vs. STRUTHERS, REBEKAH HIDASEY, WILLIAM H. vs. HIDASEY, JULIE SMITH, ...

Area black leaders emphasizing working together on racial issues

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Racial violence has the potential to happen anywhere, so divisive issues must be addressed proactively by taking the time to listen to and respect one another, some of the Valley’s black leaders said Friday. Violence and vandalism happened in Minneapolis and spread to other places in other ...