At a glance

Girard BOE approves raises for two officials

GIRARD — The Board of Education on Wednesday approved pay increases for the district’s superintendent and treasurer for the remaining two years of their contract.

Superintendent David Cappuzzello’s salary will increase from $98,500 to $108,350 and Treasurer/Chief Financial Officer Mark Bello’s salary will increase from $97,500 to $102,000, both retroactive to Aug. 1.

Both contracts are effective through July 31, 2018.

Board members said the officials have not had a raise and the board has been been reviewing an increase since the current four-year contracts were approved in 2014.

City of Niles hires electrical inspector

NILES — A man was hired by Niles to perform electrical inspections for the city at a cost of $30 an hour, according to the contract.

Richard M. DeVito Jr. will not be considered a city employee under the agreement but will complete the inspections after electrical installations as needed, the contract states.

TCAP awarded $2.5M Head Start grant

WARREN — Trumbull Community Action Program has been awarded a nearly $2.5 million Head Start grant.

Head Start promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of low-income children.

This grant is part of the Head Start program through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The funds are budgeted to support the program from Nov. 1, 2016 through Oct. 31, 2017.

New principal named

at Niles McKinley HS

NILES — Niles McKinley High School has a new principal, the second this year.

Michael Guarnieri resigned from the position. He was appointed in June by the school board to a two-year term, according to board records. He opted to return to his position as a social studies teacher at  Niles Middle School, the school board agenda states.

Tracie Parry,  former assistant principal at Niles Middle School and four-year employee of the district, was appointed to the position by the school board, effective Oct. 20, according to the board’s agenda.

Superintendent Ann Marie Thigpen declined to comment on what led to Guarnieri’s decision to step down.

Trumbull County

posts job opening

WARREN — This week, Trumbull County has posted a job opening on its Human Resources website.

The Clerk of Courts office is looking for a clerk to help file civil motions. Applicants for this $13.88-per-hour job must take a typing test.

Consideration will be first given to members of AFSCME Local 2493.

For more information, log onto

Man pleads guilty

to killing teen

CLEVELAND — A young man formally charged last week in the fatal shooting of a teenage worker at a sandwich shop outside Cleveland has pleaded guilty to aggravated murder and 14 other counts in an indictment handed up less than a week ago.

Daveion Perry wasn’t scheduled to be arraigned until next week.