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CBS-TV’s ‘48 Hours’ to highlight Hoerig case

WARREN — A national television news magazine will chronicle later this month the decadelong murder case of a Newton Falls veteran and his accused wife, who has fled to Brazil to escape prosecution of the crime. CBS-TV’s “48 Hours” will run a segment during its Saturday show talking ...

Suicide survivors recall, mourn at vigil

WARREN — Suicide leaves a lasting mark on the lives of those left behind, but one of the best ways to heal is through remembrance of loved ones and not sweeping deaths under the rug, survivors said Saturday during a candlelight vigil in recognition of National Survivors of Suicide Awareness ...

Event will observe Pearl Harbor anniversary

Tribune Chronicle WARREN — The public is invited to join the Tribune Chronicle to commemorate the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The second annual “Pearl Harbor and Beyond” will be 6 p.m. Dec. 7 at Kent State University at Trumbull. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. One of the ...

Ramp closure in effect on I-80

The ramp from Interstate 80 west to Salt Springs Road in Girard is closed through Tuesday for pavement reconstruction, part of the construction project on I-80 between state Route 193 in Liberty and Austintown. The detour is I-80 west to state Route 11 south to Mahoning Avenue to state Route ...

1918: Reports state influenza cases are waning

99 years ago in 1918: THIS WEEK IN HISTORY • A meeting of the board of health in Niles gave attention to the influenza epidemic. Reports from Sanitary Policeman Ohl reported the epidemic was waning and the ban would be lifted with the exception of schools and Bible schools. Churches would ...

Education center to receive grant

A $125,000 grant will help create a science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics program at the Trumbull County Educational Service Center. The cash, included in the 2018-19 state operating budget, is expected to be announced 11 a.m. Monday at Lordstown High School by Ohio Sen. Sean ...

Trumbull County courts

Marriages Marriage applications filed in Trumbull County Nov. 6-10: William J. Schwab Jr., 23, none, 642 E. 13th St., Erie, Pa., and Melissa L. Price, 30, PCA, same. Scott D. Forestal, 39, registered nurse, 1008 N. Ward Ave., Girard, and Amanda L. Leskovec, 38, delivery driver, ...

Trumbull County courts 2

New cases Cases filed in Trumbull County Nov. 4-11: COMPLAINT SAM LAMANCUSA, TREASURER, TRUMBULL COUNTY, OHIO vs. BMI PROPERTIES LLC et al (2 cases) SAM LAMANCUSA, TREASURER, TRUMBULL COUNTY, OHIO vs. ROSSI, ROBERT D et al SAM LAMANCUSA, TREASURER, TRUMBULL COUNTY, OHIO vs. ...

Marissa Knaub Avon plays the harp with the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra at Lakeview High School Friday morning in advance of their Sunday performance at Christ Episcopal Church in Warren.  
Tribune Chronicle / R. Michael Semple

It’s the season for strings as WPO performs

Tribune Chronicle / R. Michael Semple Marissa Knaub Avon plays the harp with the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra at Lakeview High School Friday morning in advance of their Sunday performance at Christ Episcopal Church in Warren. More photos, Page A4.

Horses taken from Brookfield resident

BROOKFIELD — Two horses were taken from 7119 Warren Sharon Road Friday afternoon by the Trumbull County Animal Welfare League after it received complaints from neighbors. Harold Firster, a humane officer with the Animal Welfare League, said a 12-by-12-foot fenced area behind the property ...

Liberty cruisers receive soil pads after incident with woman

LIBERTY — Police cruisers in Liberty now come stocked with soil pads after a woman arrested on a warrant and experiencing a medical condition had an “extreme case of explosive diarrhea” in the back of a cruiser. Liberty police arrested Lacey Livermore, 27, on Austintown warrants after ...

Couple arrested after fight over underwear

AUSTINTOWN — A married couple is awaiting trial on domestic violence charges stemming from a dispute over a dirty pair of boxer shorts, according to a police report. Joseph Gionfriddo, 69, and Helen Gionfriddo, 86, both of South Edgehill Avenue, were arrested on charges of domestic ...

Shots fired in Warren before school buses arrive

WARREN — Police searched for a man who fired a gun on Scott Street NE just after 4 p.m. Friday, moments before two school buses from Willard PK-8 School dropped children off a few feet away. It does not appear anyone was injured, said Warren police Lt. Martin Gargas. The man took off ...

Bazetta trustees rescind raise for IT specialist

BAZETTA — The wage increase granted to information technology specialist Joel Davis at Monday’s trustees meeting was short lived as trustees rescinded it during a special meeting Friday. Joel Davis was granted a pay increase of $3.20 per hour — $25.30 to $28.50 — by a 2-0 vote Monday, ...

Church holds annual Community Outreach Day

WARREN — Whether raking leaves, cleaning yards or sweeping carpets, members of Blessed Sacrament Parish were out in the community in full force helping residents as part of the sixth annual Community Outreach Day. Following a special Mass, participants who made up about 30 different groups ...

Religion events

THANKSGIVING ECUMENICAL SERVICE: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish will host a Thanksgiving Ecumenical Service 7 p.m. Sunday at St. James Catholic Church, 2532 Burton St. SE, Warren. Calvary Presbyterian hosted the service in 2015 and Grace United Methodist in 2016. The service will have all three ...

Letter: Imprisoned man true follower of God

DEAR EDITOR: During my years as a pastor of a local church, I came to know very well a man named Joe Dudley. Joe had committed a very serious crime and was sentenced to prison for 15 years to life with a gun specification. I became his minister of record, visiting and counseling him for more ...

Tips help when hunting for a house

If you’re preparing to look for a home, here’s a few tips to help: • Know that there’s no “right” time to buy. If you find the perfect home now, don’t risk losing it because you’re trying to guess where the housing market and interest rates are going. Those factors usually ...

Property transfers

Property transfers recorded in Trumbull County Nov. 1-6: Bazetta Cliff Keller to Allison and Amber Spadaford, 2585 Cadwallader Sonk, $129,000. Valerie G. Watson to Carl Watson, 3224 Deer Trail Unit A, $71,500. Jeremiah Fike to Deborah Persin, 3406 Warren Meadville, ...

Hubbard Joint Eagle Fire Department Chief Ron Stanish and other firefighters look at the severity of the damage to the single family ranch home that caught on Fire Thursday morning.

Family pets die in Hubbard fire

HUBBARD — A Hubbard family lost just about everything — except their lives — in a fire around 2:20 a.m. Thursday in the 400 block of Simler Street. James and Angela Vint credit their 17-year-old son, James, as their hero because he banged on the home’s walls and floor, yelling ...