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Woman sentenced for 2018 vehicular assault

WARREN — A Pennsylvania woman was sentenced Monday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court for a May 2018 vehicular assault on Cottage Court SE in Warren in which a pregnant woman was reportedly run over. Jasmine J. Hoover, 19, 9 Triplewood Drive, Mercer, Pa., was sentenced Monday by Judge ...

Police search for man who robbed Valley View

CORTLAND — The Cortland Police Department is seeking information on the man who robbed the Valley View Food Mart off South High Street Monday morning. Police Chief David Morris said they received a call before 8 a.m. Monday from the store. The man took cash from the register and fled on ...

On the record – Trumbull County

WHAT: Trumbull County Educational Service Center Governing Board meeting Monday PRESENT: Jeffrey Dreves, Allen Ryan and Denise Domhoff ABSENT: William Holland and Don Bishop The board: • Hired Akesha Joseph as a supervisor effective Aug. 1 at $82,403; • Accepted the resignation of ...

On the record – Howland

WHAT: Township park board meeting Friday PRESENT: Jessica Gault and Allen Seman ABSENT: Shawn Pompelia The board: • Approved rules and guidelines and an application process to use and have a plot at the new community garden with raised beds at Bolindale DeForest Park. The garden was ...

On the record – Mecca

WHAT: Township trustee meeting Monday PRESENT: Fritz Birkhimer and Dan Galbincea ABSENT: Jim Governor Trustees: • Heard from Birkhimer they have received 10 signatures to get water and sewer lines extended from Cortland north along state Route 46 with a petition available at the door ...

On the record – Cortland

WHAT: City council meeting Monday PRESENT: Deidre Petrosky, Kevin Piros, James Edwards, Kathy Fleischer, Patti Keller, Don Moore, Scott Rowley and Mayor Jim Woofter Council: • Approved part-time police officers’ pay at $10 per hour during their field training program time, which ...

Christmas in July benefits area teens

WARREN — The Salvation Army is collecting Christmas gifts for teens Friday through Sunday at the Eastwood Mall, in an effort called “Christmas in July.” “Teen gifts are always the hardest,” said Capt. Christopher Williams of the Salvation Army. People are often more likely to ...

Warren man denies attempted break-in

WARREN — A Tait Road resident accused of trying to break into Lisa’s Total Image Salon, 1630 Parkman Road, Friday evening pleaded not guilty to charges of attempting to commit an offense and possession of criminal tools during a jail arraignment Monday before Warren Municipal Court Judge ...

Trumbull County Fair results

• Dairy Feeder Show Outstanding Project based on dairy feeder project score, showmanship and weight class placing: Junior Outstanding Project — Carter Kibler Intermediate Outstanding Project — Elizabeth Smallsreed Senior Outstanding Project — Milenka Moody Grand Champion ...

Trumbull County Fair results

• Lambs Market Lambs Lightweight Class — Justin Hall, first place, 110 pounds; Seri Williams, second, 124 pounds; Callae Moody, third, 117 pounds; Alisandra Enyeart, fourth, 115 pounds; Nicholas Jones, fifth, 95 pounds; Mason Coelho, sixth, 93 pounds; Allison Rowe, seventh, 121 pounds; ...

Mosquito Dog Park marks 10th year

BAZETTA — Ten years ago, two area men worked to get a place for dogs to run leashless, have fun and interact with other dogs at Mosquito Lake State Park. On July 17, 2009, the effort paid off — even if neither of them lived long enough to see it — when the Mosquito Lake Dog Park ...

Local elections board adds cyber protections ahead of state mandate

WARREN — The Trumbull County Board of Elections is on the “ground floor” of implementing state-required security upgrades ahead of the 2020 elections, said its deputy director, who doesn’t see a problem with meeting the deadline for the improvements to be complete. Scheduled in the ...

WWII vet reaches family friend in prison

Editor’s note: This is part of a series published each Monday between Memorial Day and Veterans Day honoring local veterans. To nominate a veteran, email Metro Editor Marly Kosinski at mkosinski @tribtoday.com. BROOKFIELD — Pasquale “Pat” Nicastro, 98, never saw battle during World War ...

Report says Warren must reinvent itself

WARREN — The city needs to rethink its aged infrastructure and design roads, waterlines and wastewater lines that acknowledge Warren’s decline in population, while seeking more diverse, small-to-midsize employers instead of searching out low-paying behemoth employers, a draft of Warren’s ...

Warren Township trustees review beautification requests

WARREN TOWNSHIP — Several residents asked township officials at a recent meeting to consider ways to help beautify the community, but officials said they need to see if financing and volunteers are available to make it possible. Resident Theresa Barbe told trustees she would like to see the ...

Re-election campaigns in McKinley era vastly different

Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series marking the 120th anniversary of Niles native William McKinley’s U.S. presidency. One thing modern-day Americans will be very familiar with is election season gets underway long before the election itself is set to take place. The same was ...

Trumbull County Junior Fair dairy show results

Junior calf Brown Swiss — Colby Turon, first place; Zachary Logan, second place; Lilah Turon, third place Junior calf Holstein —Avery Rice, first place; Peyton Corson, second place; Grant Corson, third place Junior calf Jersey —Avery Rice Intermediate calf Brown Swiss — Carter ...

Kinsman, Warren Twp. roads to close

WARREN — Road projects are set to begin this week in Kinsman and Warren Township. In Kinsman, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., today until Friday, Delin Thomas Road between state Route 5 and Kinsman Nickerson Road will be closed for tree removal. The detour is west on Kinsman Nickerson Road, north on ...

Board positions open in Weathersfield

WEATHERSFIELD — Township trustees are seeking letters of interest from Weathersfield residents who would like to serve as an alternate member of the township board of zoning appeals and / or the township zoning commission. Those interested must be 18 or older. Letters will be accepted ...

Road to close for fireworks display

GIRARD — Fireworks for the Girard Mount Carmel Festival will close a bridge in Girard from 8 p.m. to midnight Tuesday. East Liberty Street between state Route 422 and Marshall Road at the Girard-McDonald Bridge will be closed. The recommended detour is south on state Route 422, west on ...