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Safety crews called to Newton, Bristol vehicle accidents

NEWTON — Safety crews were called out around the same time Saturday evening to a two-car crash in Newton Township and a car-motorcycle crash in Bristol Township both with reported injuries. The Ohio State Highway Patrol responded after 6:30 p.m. to a two-car crash in the 2600 block of ...

“Museums without walls”

GIRARD — A local artist has placed several definition photo copies of paintings and portraits on the sides of city buildings, on storefront walls and now one at the Girard Municipal Court main building. This weekend, Girard residents Jack Carlton, a Hiram College printmaker instructor, his ...

Peace negotiations with Spain appear to be successful

Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series marking the 120th anniversary of Niles native William McKinley’s U.S. presidency. The first week of August 1898 was wrought with hope of resolution. On Aug. 3, the Los Angeles Times proclaimed “Spain Virtually Accepts” terms of ...

Trumbull County Common Pleas Court – Marriage applications

Marriage licenses filed in Trumbull County July 23-27: Edward M. Garchar Jr., 62, 48 Oriole Drive, Youngstown, and Julie A. Dickenson, 50, same. Patrick J. DiCristofaro, 29, 920 Hartzell Ave., Niles, and Chelsea D. McLeod, 32, 4486 Parkman Road NW, Warren. Deborah A. Bowling, 62, 1881 Wick ...

Tractor trailer overturns on I-76

MILTON — The Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to an accident between a car and a semi-tractor trailer that closed Interstate 76 westbound lanes for a short time Saturday morning. Troopers told Tribune Chronicle news partner WKBN-27 the truck’s front tire blew out around 10 a.m. and ...

Housing vouchers in hot demand

WARREN — La’Nesha and Jasmine Workman were first and second in line at the Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority for the opportunity to apply for a voucher that would help them secure affordable, suitable housing. The sisters arrived nearly a day ahead of time to make sure they got ...

Ryan seeks union vote

Although he would not make a statement confirming he is making plans for a presidential run or making a move for a leadership role in the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Rep. Timothy J. Ryan said if he does make a run for one of the high profile positions, he will seek the votes of the ...

Ryan dominates fundraising

WARREN — In April, May and June, U.S. Rep. Timothy J. Ryan raised nearly three times the amount of Republican challenger Chris DePizzo. Ryan brought in about $35,000 with 44 donors, while DePizzo brought in about $12,500 with 18 donors, according to reports filed with the Federal Election ...

Drug treatment program supported

WARREN — Municipal Court Judge Thomas Gysegem is requesting $15,000 from the city per year for the next three years to hire a new probation officer to lead the proposed medical assistance treatment program through the court. The program’s coordinator will earn approximately $44,532 per ...

Culvert work to close state Route 305

CHAMPION — State Route 305 just east of state Route 45 will be closed Monday through Wednesday for a culvert replacement. Also starting Monday, Route 305 between Route 45 and Shaffer Road will be closed through Aug. 15 for a culvert replacement. The detour for both closures will be ...

Local auto sales mixed for July

WARREN — Area automobile dealers reported mixed results in year-over-year sales of new and used vehicles for July. Last month, there were 2,111 used vehicles sold at dealerships in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties. That is below the 2,220 mark the same month last year, but tops ...

Trumbull County Common Pleas Court

New cases filed in Trumbull County July 21-28: COMPLAINT SAM LAMANCUSA, TRUMBULL COUNTY TREASURER vs. SHUTTLEWORTH, KIMBERLY et al NOTICE OF APPEAL STATE OF OHIO 11TH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS vs. EMERINE, JONATHAN R. HUNTINGTON NATIONAL BANK vs. RIZZO, BRIAN J. ...

Divorces and dissolutions

Divorces and dissolutions granted in Trumbull County July 21-28: DIVORCE SHRUM, CALEE SAINT vs. SHRUM, NICHOLAS W. GABRIEL, RICHARD vs. GABRIEL, STEFANIE J. HUGHES, MARCIA s. HUGHES, JAMES A. SETREE, TANYA M. vs. SETREE, SHAUN D. SMITH, ALANA vs. SMITH, DONALD MOHN, JENNIFER K. ...

This week in history

99 years ago in 1919: • The banking institutions of Warren decided to conform to the regulations adopted in all the other Mahoning Valley towns and cities on the matter of Saturday afternoon closing. Cards appeared in the windows of all the city banks on which the statement was made : ...

Howland sees rush-hour crash

Tribune Chronicle HOWLAND — Two people were injured and one person was cited in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon on state Route 46 at Raglan Drive NE, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The crash happened just before rush hour, around 3:45 p.m., in the southbound lane of Route ...

Bond set in death of dog

WARREN — Bond is $250,000 for a former Warren man accused of strangling a dog and killing it in March at his home in Canton. Scott A. Winter, 46, pleaded not guilty Friday to a felony charge of prohibitions concerning companion animals in Canton Municipal Court, where the ex-Palmyra Road SW ...

Lawsuit filed against McDonald village

WARREN — A former candidate for McDonald Village Council filed a lawsuit claiming a public records request he made went unfulfilled, in what the village’s attorney said is one of many complaints filed against the village or its officials since the man lost in the November council race. ...

Warren FD gets grant for gear

WARREN — The Warren Fire Department received $10,000 from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation to purchase equipment meant to protect firefighters from environmental elements known to commonly cause disease in firefighters, fire Chief Ken Nussle said. The city is contributing ...

McDonald gets large fire grant

McDONALD — The McDonald Volunteer Fire Department received $188,743 from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The money will be spent on vehicles and safety equipment. “The McDonald Volunteer Fire Department is extremely pleased to ...

OVI checkpoint set in Howland

HOWLAND — The Ohio State Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Howland Police Department, will hold an OVI checkpoint 8:30 p.m. tonight to 1 a.m. Sunday on state Route 46. The specific location will not be revealed until later today. The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal money, is ...