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Cost of jail doctor goes up

WARREN — Because of the amount of litigation the jail doctor has been a defendant in, his malpractice insurance went up and so will the price of his contract with the county. The contract with Dr. Phillip Malvasi is being raised by $27,000 — $18,000 of it is to cover the increased ...

Former county auditor Ed Bush dies

WARREN — An “excellent” auditor, and “classy” man, brimming with integrity, Edward Bush left his family and friends bereft of his steady advice and friendship when he died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, at the age of 92. Bush served as the auditor of Trumbull County from 1983 until 1995, ...

Despite job growth, data show most Ohio counties lag

As in many other parts of the country this year, Ohio has seen an uptick in job growth statewide. Still, new state data show many counties continue to struggle since the Great Recession. And, most Ohio counties still have fewer jobs today than they had two decades ago. The numbers are ...

Pearl Harbor event tickets available

WARREN — Tickets are available for the annual “Pearl Harbor and Beyond” program. Sponsored by the Tribune Chronicle, the third annual event takes place 6 p.m. Friday at Kent State University at Trumbull. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. The event is free but tickets are required. Tickets ...

Share your thoughts in ‘Sound off!’

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Marriage applications

Marriage applications filed in Trumbull County Nov. 19-23: Paul R. Santone Jr., 40, Cortland, and Ashley S. Jeanes, 38, Cortland William E. Cochran, 57, Warren, and Judith E. Watts, 55, Warren Gregory A. Davies, 45, Warren, and Samantha J. Bendekovich, 23, Warren Kenneth A. Pozega, 25, ...

Divorces and dissolutions

Divorces and dissolutions granted in Trumbull County Nov. 17-24: DIVORCE SALWAY III, CLARENCE R. vs. SALWAY, THANAI J. HALL, DAN vs. HALL, ANNETTE METZE, CARLI ANNE vs. METZE JR., JEFFREY ALEN DISSOLUTION SIMMONS, JENNIFER GAY vs. SIMMONS, SHAWN WARREN PATCHIN, BRIAN ...

George H.W. Bush dies

HOUSTON — George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to turn him out of office after a single term, has died. He was 94. The World War II hero, who also ...

GM hasn’t requested tax abatements

WARREN — General Motors has benefited from tax breaks for nearly all of the 52 years the company has operated in the Mahoning Valley, and usually had the abatements lined up to support the monetary investment to bring a new product to the factory floor, said a Trumbull County deputy ...

Retired teacher pitches learning tools

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. WARREN — For retired math teacher, puzzle author and game inventor Nick Spano, it just adds ...

Hepatitis A case confirmed

WARREN — The Warren City Department of Health has confirmed another case of hepatitis A in the area. Deputy Health Commissioner Robert Pinti confirmed that a water department employee tested positive for the virus earlier this week. “Yes, it is true, but there is nothing to worry ...

Lynch hangs up his hat as a lawyer

NEWTON FALLS — The new city manager has resigned his status as a practicing attorney. David M. Lynch is no longer a practicing attorney in the state of Ohio, effective Nov. 21, according to documents from the Ohio Supreme Court. “I decided, since I have been pondering career changes ...

Ryan votes against Pelosi for Speaker of the House

WARREN — U.S. Rep. Timothy J. Ryan, D-Howland, is one of 32 Democrats who voted “no” against Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the House, at a time when the California Democrat seems to have been met with favor from President Donald Trump. Trump and Pelosi ran in similar social and ...

‘Brothel’ owner pleads to abduction

WARREN — A city man who was accused of running a brothel out of his home last year pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of abduction, court records show. Daniel Blasco, 64, was indicted in January on a charge of promoting prostitution after his home was raided in September 2017. Police ...

Mall offers gift cards to GM workers

NILES — The Eastwood Mall is offering $25 gift cards to all General Motors Lordstown employees as a thank you for “all the social, economic and philanthropic contributions General Motors employees have made to the community,” according to a press release. The gift card giveaway is ...

Share your thoughts in ‘Sound off!’

Have something you want to get off your chest? Share it with Tribune Chronicle readers. “Sound off!” publishes each Saturday to provide readers with a forum to applaud successes, discuss issues, point out local problems or review the events of the day — all in a constructive manner. ...

Property transfers

­Property transfers recorded in Trumbull County Nov. 21-28: Bristol Black Gold Group Limited to East Ohio Properties LLC, Thompson Clark, $135,000 Frederick and Nancy Irene Mahan to Michael L. and Kimberly Daniels, 5626 state Route 45, $145,000 Braceville Mary Perrine to Nancy E. Kujala, ...

‘There’s always hope’: GM workers and families pray

LORDSTOWN — A small crowd braved the cold Thursday afternoon to pray with United Auto Workers Local 1112 at the flagpole in front of the Lordstown General Motors plant, where the overwhelming message was one of hope. The automaker announced Monday it is idling the local plant, which makes ...

Official: GM Lordstown employees have some options

LORDSTOWN — Both union and salaried workers at the five General Motors North American facilities being affected by the corporation’s decision to unallocate — or stop making the vehicle produced there — will have the opportunity to retire or transfer to available positions within the ...

Overdose deaths down by half

WARREN — The Ohio Department of Health was in Trumbull County Thursday to highlight the county’s progress against the opioid epidemic, which is reflected in a major decrease in the number of fatal overdoses. So far this year, 52 overdose deaths have been confirmed in Trumbull County, ...