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Deane DeCiancio, far left, Mark Wise, second from left, Riley DeCiancio, second from right, and Melissa Oakman-Wise, far right, on Monday lead the first lap on the Lordstown Veterans Memorial Stadium. The track and soccer complex was funded through a contribution from the Lordstown Energy Center. The Wise family was able to walk the first lap in honor of Douglas Wise, a custodian in the district for about 7 1/2 years before he died in October.
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Lordstown dedicates new track, soccer complex

LORDSTOWN — A new $1.3 million track and soccer complex was officially dedicated Monday afternoon with a ceremony that honored Mahoning Valley veterans and the family of a a former district employee who recently died unexpectedly. Lordstown schools received the funds to build Veterans ...

Motorcycle gang leader pleads guilty

WARREN — The former leader of Forever Two Wheelz motorcycle club pleaded guilty to two counts of involuntary manslaughter and two counts of felonious assault, with each count having firearm specifications. David Bailes Jr., 46, of Braceville, could face up to 11 years in prison on each of ...

Commissioners disagree on hiring administrator

WARREN — Among the 13 applicants who turned in resumes in hopes of filling a newly created position of Trumbull County administrator and purchasing director is a man who chaired the committee that recommended the county acquire both positions. Commissioner Frank Fuda, president of the board ...

Vienna FD donates toward police bulletproof vests

VIENNA — The fire department is using money generated from its aluminum can collection to help township police get new bulletproof vests. Vienna fire Chief Richard Brannon said his department has a fund with $6,000 generated from recycling cans collected in a container at the station. Of ...

Girard is awarded grant for sidewalks

GIRARD — Saying the city was ‘‘wrapping up a pretty good year’’ with completed road and bridge projects, Mayor James Melfi said he had received more good news as the city was awarded nearly $80,000 for new sidewalks. Melfi, speaking at the final council meeting of the year, said the ...

Raises awarded to TCSO officers in labor pact

WARREN — Two new labor contracts negotiated between Trumbull County and unions representing law enforcement and child support enforcement will cost the county about $250,000 more in salaries over the next three years. A new contract with the Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office road deputies, ...

Warren woman charged with assaulting roommate

Tribune Chronicle WARREN — A 28-year-old Kenilworth SE resident accused of hitting her roommate across the head with a dresser drawer and then bditing her multiple times was arrested on charges of resisting arrest and felonious assault. Kelleyanne Barton, 26, 510 Kenilworth SE, Warren, ...

One man hurt in Howland crash

HOWLAND — One man was hurt when the car he was driving struck the end of guardrail on Niles Warren River Road south of Burton Street SE, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Dorian S. Williamson Jr., 21, of Warren, was traveling south when the vehicle went of the edge of the road and ...

Police chief pleads not guilty

Tribune Chronicle WARREN — Craig Beach police Chief Andrew Soloman on Monday pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of dereliction of duty. Soloman, 36, of Warren, entered a written plea of not guilty through his attorney, meaning he did not appear in Mahoning County Court in ...

Township officials to be sworn in

BRISTOL — Newton Falls Municipal Court Judge Philip Vigorito will install newly elected and re-elected township officials from Bloomfield, Bristol, Farmington and Mesopotamia at a ceremony 6 p.m. Thursday. The event will be at the Bristol township hall, which is the former Bristol fire ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH / RECOVERY BOARD Administrative Committee will meet 4 p.m. today at the board conference room. • HOWLAND PARK COMMISSIONERS have rescheduled their meeting to 4:30 p.m. today at the park building. •TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold workshop 10:30 ...

Warren police promoting two

WARREN — The city police department will be promoting Sgt. Joseph Kistler to lieutenant and Lt. Jeffrey Cole to captain during a ceremony at 2 p.m. today in council chambers.

Trumbull County courts

New cases Cases filed in Trumbull County Nov. 25-Dec 2: COMPLAINT SAM LAMANCUSA, TREASURER, TRUMBULL COUNTY, OHIO vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS NOK AND ADMINS et al SAM LAMANCUSA, TREASURER, TRUMBULL COUNTY, OHIO vs. SARAC, MILOVAN et al SAM LAMANCUSA, TREASURER, TRUMBULL COUNTY, OHIO vs. ...

On the record — Girard, Johnston, LaBrae

Girard WHAT: City council meeting Monday PRESENT: Steve Brooks, Mark Standohar, Fran Wilson, Thomas Grumley, Joseph Shelby, Lily Martuccio, John Moliterno and Mayor Jim Melfi ABSENT: Reynald Paolone Council: • Placed a 0.8-mill, five-year garbage renewal levy on the May primary ...

Tom Virgili surveys the damage from broken limbs of pine trees after a heavy snow fall, Saturday in Kennesaw, Ga. The frigid temperatures behind a cold front combined with moisture off the Gulf of Mexico to bring wintry weather to parts of the South. 
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Sunshine State sees snowfall; Warren man hurt in crash

The “Welcome to Florida” sign in the northwest part of the state was covered in light snow as winter weather dipped into the Sunshine State. Snowfall in northeast Ohio has been confined to the snow belt north and west of Trumbull County so far, but dropping temperatures the last few nights ...

Trial to begin in fatal biker shootings

WARREN — The trial of the former leader of Forever Two Wheelz — accused of killing two and wounding two members of a rival motorcycle club in June 2016 — is scheduled to begin today in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court. David Bailes Jr., 46, of Braceville, faces two counts of ...

New Champion administration building, park proposed

CHAMPION — Township trustees are looking at the possibility of building a new township administration building and a new community park. Trustees had paid BSHM Architects $15,000 to create a rendering of the two proposed projects, with architect Jay Crafton recently meeting with officials ...

Temples join to celebrate Hanukkah

YOUNGSTOWN — Members of three area temples came together for a night of food, fun and merriment to celebrate Hanukkah, which begins Tuesday evening. More than 160 representatives of Temple El Emeth in Liberty, Congregation Ohev Tzedek in Boardman and Congregation Rodef Sholom in Youngstown ...

McKinley’s mother remembered as a robust woman

Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series marking the 120th anniversary of Niles native William McKinley’s U.S. presidency. Nancy Campbell Allison McKinley, mother of President William McKinley, passed from this life Dec. 12, 1897, at 88. She was indeed a robust woman, having grown ...

Marriages

Marriage applications filed in Trumbull County Nov. 27 to Dec. 1: M’hammed Nabih, 36, none, 133 Heritage Lane, Cortland, and Tamara J. Winans, 32, social worker, same. Narinder Sinah, 60, clerk, 6350 Berkshire, Warren, and Armana L. Hardy, 34, health aid, 2203 Peace Ave. NW, Warren. Mike ...