Local News

Harper wallops the region

DETROIT — A plane carrying 129 people skidded Saturday from a Chicago runway left slick by a winter storm that moved across parts of the Midwest toward New England and the northeastern United States. No injuries were reported on the United Airlines flight at O’Hare International Airport ...

Regional chamber pulls double duty at Detroit auto show

WARREN — Two of the top local economic development officials went to the Detroit auto show to send one clear and convincing message to General Motors’ leaders — they, like many others in the Mahoning Valley, want to see a new product assigned to the General Motors plant in ...

Claudia Hoerig trial set to pick up Tuesday

WARREN — Week two of the Claudia Hoerig trial is scheduled to begin 1 p.m. Tuesday, when public defenders are set to launch into the defense of the woman accused of killing her husband nearly 12 years ago. The state rested its case 2 p.m. Friday after calling local investigators and federal ...

Congresswoman salutes Dr. King

WARREN — People made their way through a snowstorm Saturday to attend the Trumbull County A. Philip Randolph Institute’s 32nd annual event to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event featured U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, D-Cleveland, as this year’s keynote speaker. The Trumbull County ...

Corvette restoration is costly, time consuming and fun endeavor

WARREN — Those who dream of owning a pristine vintage Corvette — the kind that can win awards — better have time and money. Carl Carbon, who specializes in Corvette restorations at his Midyear Dreams LLC shop in Poland, said, “You better be prepared to spend $100,000” and put in ...

Mahoning GOP chair to retire

YOUNGSTOWN — Mahoning County Republican Party Chairman Mark Munroe has announced he is retiring as party chairman, effective Feb. 21. The announcement was made Saturday at a meeting of the party’s executive committee. Munroe has been elected three times as party chairman and is in his ...

Newton Falls BOE to meet on levy

NEWTON FALLS — The Newton Falls Exempted Village Schools Board of Education will hold a special meeting 8 a.m. Monday in the board’s conference room. The board will be discussing placing an income tax levy on the May 7 ballot and action is expected to be taken, according to a meeting ...

Community Star deadline is Monday

WARREN — Monday is the deadline to submit nominations for the 18th annual Community Stars program, which is co-sponsored by the Tribune Chronicle and Trumbull 100. The Community Stars program celebrates those who go above and beyond volunteering their time, talents and resources to make ...

This Week in History: Upton among women celebrating local club

99 years ago in 1920: * The Business and Professional Women’s Club of Warren was an assured fact. It was launched with 150 enthusiastic women who extended a hospitable welcome to Miss Lena M. Phillips, executive secretary of the National Association of Business and Professional Women of the ...

Trumbull County courts

Cases closed in Trumbull County Jan. 5-12 CLOSED MAAS, AMANDA JO vs. MAAS, STEVEN GEOFFREY TAYLOR, JOSEPH vs. TAYLOR, DAWN NEVINSKI, RICK vs. NEVINSKI, TRACI HECKATHORN, MARA vs. HECKATHORN, MATTHEW SAM LAMANCUSA, TRUMBULL COUNTY TREASURER vs. SPRAGUE, TODD D. et al ...

Trumbull County courts

Divorces, dissolutions and legal separations granted in Trumbull County Jan. 5 to 12: DIVORCES TERRILL, JESSICA R. vs. TERRILL, DAVID M. KAWECKI, DEANNA L. vs. KAWECKI, THOMAS A. HOELZEL, PATRICIA A. vs. HOELZEL, NEIL F. ALFREDO, BRIAN vs. ALFREDO, KELLEY HOFMANN, PATRICIA ...

Prosecutors rest their case

WARREN — The state rested its case Friday against the woman accused of premeditating the shooting death of her husband in 2007 — one year after she was booked into the Trumbull County Jail after being extradited from Brazil. A forensic pathologist Friday demonstrated the position he ...

Warren superintendent issues an apology

WARREN — The Warren City Schools superintendent issued an apology Friday to the school resource officer who was removed from the school on Jan. 8. “I would like to extend my sincere apology and regret to officer Adam Chinchic and his colleagues at the Warren Police Department for my ...

Church director inspired by her mother

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of Saturday profiles of area residents and their stories. To suggest a Trumbull County resident, contact Features Editor Burton Cole at bcole@trib today.com. YOUNGSTOWN — Spending her time speaking to people from different denominations on various ...

Niles officers have mixed work records

NILES — Both officers involved in the fatal shooting of Matthew Burroughs, 35, of Niles, have received glowing commendations, but also have been involved in prior investigations, according to information included within their personnel files. Officers Christopher Mannella and James Reppy ...

Vigil held in Detroit for GM employees

WARREN — A candlelight vigil held Friday outside the North American International Auto Show in Detroit was aimed at showing support for the General Motors workers who will lose their jobs in the upcoming months, as well as drawing attention to the impact the closure of the GM Lordstown plant ...

‘Mixed message’ given on missile defense system

WARREN — The U.S. government’s missile defense review represents a “mixed message” on what’s next for an East Coast missile defense system, the possible location of which could be Camp James A. Garfield Joint Military Training Center. The camp, formerly known as Camp Ravenna and the ...

Community Star deadline is Monday

WARREN — Monday is the deadline to submit nominations for the 18th annual Community Stars program, which is co-sponsored by the Tribune Chronicle and Trumbull 100. The Community Stars program celebrates those who go above and beyond volunteering their time, talents and resources to make ...

Property transfers

Property transfers recorded in Trumbull County Jan. 10-17: Bazetta Richard and Joyce A. Masters to Sonja E. White, 3245 Warren Meadville, $127,000 Maiorca Rentals LLC to 2202 Holdings LLC, Westview, $350,000 MYD Investments LLC to Matthew Halula, 2325 Wilshire Drive, $222,000 Elmhurst ...

Man’s body found in Youngstown identified

YOUNGSTOWN — The body of a man found late Thursday on the city’s south side has been identified as Fermin Morales-Diaz by the Mahoning County Coroner’s Office. Morales-Diaz, 54, was found along East Dewey Avenue, according to police. He was reported missing by family members on ...