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Custody dispute suggested in slaying of family in 2016

Local News

WAVERLY — Authorities arrested a family of four Tuesday in the gruesome 2016 slayings of eight people from another family in rural Ohio, a crime that prosecutors suggested stemmed from a custody dispute. The announcement marked the culmination of a massive investigative effort that began ...

Cortland Bancorp surges Tuesday

Business

Cortland Bancorp made a huge jump in trading Tuesday, gaining $1.24 per share to close at $22.75. First Niles Financial remained unchanged, closing at $9.11 per share for the 11th day in a row.

Debutantes to be recognized at ball

Community News

WARREN — Five young women will be recognized at the 31st annual Debutante Ball hosted by the Warren Civic League 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Leo’s Ristorante, 7042 E. Market St., Howland. Tickets are $50, available from any Civic League member. The debutantes, who will be presented at ...

TJX requests 10-year, 75 percent abatement

Local News

WARREN — A request for a 75 percent tax abatement on a proposed $170 million HomeGoods Distribution Center at 3640 Ellsworth Bailey Road in Lordstown was delivered to the Trumbull County Planning Commission on Tuesday. “With this request, we will send a public notification to the affected ...

Hospital joins effort to help people quit

Community News

GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT: Trumbull Regional Medical Center will host the Great American Smokeout Thursday. The hospital is partnering with the American Cancer Society, Hope Center for Cancer Care and Eastern Ohio Pulmonary Consultants as part of a nationwide effort to help people quit ...

Planning commission considers consultant for vital, unfilled role

Local News

WARREN — A position pivotal to the purpose of the Trumbull County Planning Commission is unfilled after a resignation, but the acting director of the commission is seeking proposals from consultants to keep the office responsive to the needs of developers and zoning officials. Rich Fender ...

Agenda

Community News

• BRISTOL TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION will hold a work session 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • HOWLAND ZONING APPEALS BOARD will meet 6 p.m. today at the township hall. • McDONALD PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 7 p.m. today at the village municipal building. • TRUMBULL COUNTY ...

Pamela Priddy indicted in health care fraud case

Local News

CLEVELAND — A 26-count indictment was filed Tuesday accusing Newton Falls resident Pamela S. Priddy of stealing more than $375,000 from health care plans she administered and using the money to pay for personal and business expenses. Priddy, 58, was charged with 22 counts of bank fraud and ...

Parole hearing for convicted rapist delayed

Local News

WARREN — Members of the Ohio Parole Board were unable to make a decision last month on whether to parole a man sentenced to 70 years in prison for a 1987 rape, assault and burglary of a woman with disabilities in Warren, said Dennis Watkins, Trumbull County prosecutor. Terrance ...

Eastgate group to study downtown Warren parking

Local News

WARREN — The city is looking at allowing the 16-month parking contract with Warren Parking Systems to continue on a month-to-month basis while the Eastgate Regional Council of Governments conducts a study on downtown parking with an emphasis on use of the parking deck. “Eastgate ...

Red Cross seeks blood donations

Local News

WARREN — The American Red Cross has declared a blood emergency because their supply of blood is extremely low. Karen Conklin, executive director the Lake to River chapter of the American Red Cross, said the hurricane in Florida last month and the wildfires in California have led to ...

Fire station closed until trucks fixed

Local News

WARREN — One of the Warren Fire Department’s three fire stations is temporarily closed. Station 5, located on Atlantic Street, has been closed since Saturday, according to the Warren firefighters’ Twitter page. The station is closed because two of the department’s trucks need ...

Bill would wipe out student loan debt for homebuyers

Local News

WARREN — A new bill introduced in the Ohio Senate would encourage college and vocational school graduates to stay in the state by tying the elimination of student loan debt to buying a home for the first time, according to a Boardman lawmaker. Senate Bill 334, introduced Tuesday by ...

Film promotes foster, adoption option

Local News

WARREN — People interested in fostering and adopting can request a ticket tonight to the advanced screening of “Instant Family,” a film about fostering and adoption due in theaters Friday. Tickets are still available for the event at Regal Cinema, and those interested should contact ...

Liberty grad recalls working with comic book icon Lee

Local News

“No one knew his characters like Stan Lee,” Liberty High School graduate Rick Ungar of New York City said Tuesday. Ungar, who graduated from Liberty in 1968, recalled working with the famous comic book writer, editor and publisher who died Monday at the age of 95. Lee was ...

News anchor charged with child endangering

Local News

BOARDMAN — A local television news anchor is facing a charge of child endangering after police said he left his infant daughter alone in a running, unlocked SUV while he was inside a CVS store. Dan Martin, 36, of Boardman, was arrested about 6:30 p.m. Monday outside the CVS at Market ...

On the record – Bloomfield

Local News

WHAT: Township trustee meeting Monday PRESENT: John Beran, Roger Peterson and Jason Gwinn Trustees: • Heard from fire Chief Matt Baker, who accepted a proposal to install new lights and siren on new Chevrolet pickup that was donated to the fire department from the Bloomfield 300 ...

Liberty OKs agreement for energy efficiency projects

Local News

LIBERTY — The Liberty Board of Education is looking at millions in anticipated energy savings for the district as they move forward on several energy saving infrastructure upgrade projects through next fall. The board at a special meeting Tuesday approved entering into an agreement with ...

Girard addresses litigation on railroad property

Local News

GIRARD — The city’s attempt to acquire 41 acres off U.S. Route 422 to be used partially for a bike trail may finally come to a resolution next week as a judge will decide an ongoing case between the city and the railroad. Mayor James Melfi told city council that on Thursday, the case ...

On the record — Liberty

Local News

WHAT: Board of Education special meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Christopher Brookbank, Scott Davis, Diana DeVito, Calvin Jones and David Malone The Board: • Approved reopening the retirement incentive program for certified and classified workers in the district’s union who have until 4 ...