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Fire damages mobile home; no one was hurt

BRACEVILLE — A portable propane tank connected to a heater is likely the source of a fire that badly damaged a mobile home early Saturday morning at Arhaven Estates. Township firefighters were alerted just before 6 a.m. by a 911 caller who told a dispatcher the home exploded, according ...

Local fire departments awarded state grants

WARREN — Fire departments in Champion and Kinsman have been awarded grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation to help protect them from carcinogens and other hazards encountered by firefighters. Champion received $14,730 to purchase a diesel exhaust system and Kinsman, ...

Closed cases

Cases closed in Trumbull County Dec. 10-14: CLOSED ROWLEY, GERALDINE L. vs. ROWLEY, ROBERT L. DAHMEN, ROBERT et al vs. BLACK, KATHERINE et al JACOBS, MICHAEL LEE vs. JACOBS, LAMBRANEE GRUBBS, RONNIE vs. GRUBBS, REBECCA M. SCHOFIELD, JENNIFER E. vs. SCHOFIELD, ...

Marriages

Marriage applications filed in Trumbull County Dec. 10-14: Vincent E. Baker, 43, Niles, and Melissa A. Tedrow, 37, Niles Mackenzie L. Gray, 23, Cortland, and Craig T. Test Jr., 19, Niles Andrew P. Young, 25, Hubbard, and Danielle M. Walker, 32, Hubbard Corey T. Lunn, 28, address ...

New cases

Cases filed in Trumbull County Dec. 17-21: COMPLAINT SAM LAMANCUSA, TRUMBULL COUNTY TREASURER vs. SINCLAIR SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE, R. ALLEN et al SAM LAMANCUSA, TRUMBULL COUNTY TREASURER vs. THOMAS, PATTY A. et al SAM LAMANCUSA, TRUMBULL COUNTY TREASURER vs. JACKSON, LARRY ...

Closed cases

Cases closed in Trumbull County Dec. 17-21: CLOSED ALDEN, JOSEPH DAVID vs. ALDEN, PAMELA RENEE ROACH, AMY vs. ROACH, DENNIS GOODWIN, DONALD vs. GOODWIN, TERA A. BENEDUM, PAIGE vs. BENEDUM, THOMAS GODFREY, SHEILA CHARLEEN vs. GODFREY, VICTOR ROY SAM LAMANCUSA, TRUMBULL ...

Divorces and dissolutions

Divorces and dissolutions granted in Trumbull County Dec. 17-21: DIVORCE POSTLETHWAIT, BRIANA vs. POSTLETHWAIT, ERIC SCOTT LOWE, NICHOLE M. vs. LOWE, KENNETH M. NICOPOLIS, THOMAS vs. NICOPOLIS, SUSAN HAHN, VINCENT vs. HAHN, AMY SMITH, WILLIAM D. vs. SMITH, NANCY ...

Marriages

Marriage applications filed in Trumbull County Dec 17 -21: Susan A. MonteCalvo, 57, Cortland, and Douglas J. Cressman, 55, Cortland Mark J. Byler, 24, West Farmington, and Lorina M. Mast, 29, West Farmington Benjamin P. Plant, 26, Niles, and Natalie R. Dean, 25, McDonald Amanda E. ...

Divorces and dissolutions

Divorces, dissolutions and legal separations granted in Trumbull County Dec. 10-14: DIVORCE FICETI, CONNIE SUE vs. FICETI, VINCENT PAUL ALBRECHT, SHERRI L. vs. ALBRECHT, PAUL A. CAMPBELL, BARBARA L. vs. CAMPBELL, ANTHONY W. PALDINO, MATTHEW vs. SIMAWARAKORN, PUNNAPHA ...

New cases

Cases filed in Trumbull County Dec. 10-14: COMPLAINT SAM LAMANCUSA, TRUMBULL COUNTY TREASURER vs. BESS, ZANDRA T. et al SAM LAMANCUSA, TRUMBULL COUNTY TREASURER vs.WILSON, I Z et al SAM LAMANCUSA, TRUMBULL COUNTY TREASURER vs. WETZEL, CHARLES C. et al SAM LAMANCUSA, ...

TJX center encounters opposition in Lordstown

Editor’s note: This is the No. 2 news story of 2018 as voted on by Tribune Chronicle newsroom staff. LORDSTOWN — While many people thought it would be easy to convince residents to support bringing more than 1,000 new jobs and allowing an up to $170 million distribution center to be built ...

TJX tax abatement put on hold

LORDSTOWN — Village council had another second reading Friday on a proposed enterprise zone agreement for the TJX Companies HomeGoods distribution center. The agreement, which would give the company a 10-year, 75 percent property tax abatement, was supposed to be heard for the third and ...

Drive It Home campaign gets $15,000 boost

NORTH JACKSON — Managing the grassroots campaign to convince General Motors to keep producing a vehicle at its plant in Lordstown is going to take money, and probably a lot of it. “People want yard signs, social media is not for free,” said Dave Green, president of United Auto Workers ...

Vernon couple raises canines for others after loss

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@tribtoday.com. VERNON — The loss of their dogs left John and Rae Lynn Phillips reeling. “We had two ...

TNP wins case, appeal against ex-contractor

WARREN — A judge upheld a decision to dismiss a case filed by woman who claimed her company was discriminated against because it wasn’t awarded a second or third contract to demolish homes. However, the company had problems properly completing a round of demolitions it was awarded and ...

Claudia Hoerig still sends filings to fed court

WARREN — Even after a local judge ordered Claudia Hoerig to stop filing motions on her own behalf, forbidding the Trumbull County Clerk of Courts from entering any of her “rambling” handwritten documents, she continues to file them at the federal level. There is a gag order on the ...

Court denies appeal of child rapist

WARREN — An appeals court upheld the conviction of a man sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after a Trumbull County jury found him guilty of two counts of rape and three counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, according to an opinion issued by the court. Craig S. Gillette, 30, ...

Runaways accused of stealing and crashing car

SALEM — Five runaways from a girls group home in Goshen Township in Mahoning County ended up in juvenile detention center Wednesday night after wrecking a vehicle stolen from a home employee. Salem police cited all five teens with delinquency by a felony charge of receiving stolen property, ...

Lisbon man dies in Route 164 crash

LISBON — A Lisbon man was killed early Friday after his vehicle went left of center on state Route 164 in Columbiana County. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said Christopher T. Jarome, 29, was driving a 2002 Ford Crown Victoria north on state Route 164 and went left of center into a 2012 ...

Judges, lawmakers sworn into office Friday

WARREN — Eight local and state Democratic officials took the oath of office Friday afternoon during a ceremony in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court. Eleventh District Court of Appeals Judge Cynthia Rice, Trumbull County Common Pleas Judges Ronald Rice and W. Wyatt McKay, and Girard ...