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Southington OKs resource officer

SOUTHINGTON — The Board of Education on Tuesday entered into an agreement with the Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office for a school resource officer for the district at $59,743 starting the 2018-19 year. Board President Betsy Dunn said the district has been discussing ways to improve ...

Mercy Health offers screenings

YOUNGSTOWN — Mercy Health will hold its 15th annual Mercy Health Day 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Covelli Centre. The day will feature health screenings including mammograms, PSA blood draws for men and dental cleanings and screenings. “Watching families leave with a sense of ...

Powerhouse liquor license hearing delayed

WARREN — The Ohio Department of Commerce hearing to discuss the renewal of a liquor license belonging to the owner of the Powerhouse Bar & Grill, 999 Mahoning Ave., has been continued, according to Warren Councilman Alford Novak, D-2nd Ward. The hearing was supposed to be Tuesday. A ...

Austintown estate funds dog park

LISBON — The new dog park will become a reality much sooner than originally anticipated, thanks to a donation from a Mahoning County estate devoted to animal philanthropy that also helped establish a Trumbull County animal shelter. Lisbon Village park director Dana Blackburn reported at ...

Shooting, flooding among Brookfield concerns

BROOKFIELD — Township trustees are looking to see what they can do to prohibit recreational target shooting in residential areas. Trustee Gary Lees told more than 40 residents at Monday’s trustees meeting that he received calls from six residents off Brookfield Avenue and Old Route 82 ...

Shots fired at Warren apartment complex

WARREN — Shots were fired outside an apartment complex Wednesday. Several police could be seen at the Stonegate Place Apartments, 1210 Roberts Lane NE, looking for evidence from the shooting and shining flashlights in parked cars after the call came in around 9:30 p.m. Police on the ...

On the record – Bazetta

WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Ted Webb, Paul Hovis and Frank Parke Trustees: • Hired Austin Smith as part-time firefighter/ paramedic at $11.50 per hour and Morgan Sanshuck as part-time firefighter/ emergency medical technician at $10 per hour, both on an as-needed ...

On the record – Bristol

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Scott Chapman, Misty Berry, Kristine Stephens and Don Mickel ABSENT: Kathleen Johnson The board: • Took the first step to place a 0.7-mill additional tax on the November general election ballot to raise $60,000 annually for a ...

On the record – Maplewood

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Joyce Barzak, Dan Denman, Tom Donaldson, Tami Morrison and Dan Schwartz The Board: • Took the first step to place a 5.0-mill, five-year permanent improvement levy on the Nov. 6 general election ballot. The levy, which was first ...

Births

St. Joseph Warren Hospital NOYES, Michele and Brandon, of Cortland, a daughter May 9.

On the record – Newton Falls

WHAT: Village council meeting Monday PRESENT: Joseph Battisti, John Baryak, Mark Stimpert, Phillip Beer, Tarry Alberini and Mayor Lyle Waddell Council: • Held a public hearing and approved amendment to ordinance setting part-time police pay range from $11.63 to $14.45 per hour; • ...

On the record – Southington

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Betsy Dunn, Steve Gilanyi, Al Haberstroh, John Shaffer and Richard Selep The Board: • Took the first step to place a four-year emergency renewal levy on the Nov. 6 general election ballot to raise $250,000 annually for emergency ...

On the record – Trumbull County

WHAT: Commissioners meeting Wednesday WHO: Mauro Cantalamessa, Frank Fuda and Dan Polivka Commissioners: • Extended the traffic signal maintenance contract with Main Lite Electric Company of Warren for $50,400, through July 6; • Authorized the advertisement of bids for the 2018 ...

Agenda

• CHAMPION TRUSTEES will hold special meeting 5:30 p.m. Friday at the high school community room on transient vendor resolution. • MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold board meeting at 10 a.m. and Community Development Block Grant meeting 11 a.m. today, both in commissioners’ hearing ...

Fuda takes Dem nomination

WARREN — Incumbent Trumbull County Commissioner Frank Fuda said he easily won the Democratic nomination Tuesday because of his relationship with the people of the county, but his opponent said she lost because of a wayward endorsement for Fuda by the county’s highest-elected Democrat. ...

Lordstown a step closer to TJX center

LORDSTOWN — The village’s planning and zoning commission voted unamimously Tuesday to rezone 290 acres of land on Ellsworth Bailey Road from residential to industrial to accommodate a proposed 1.2 million-square-foot TJX HomeGoods distribution center. The rezoning will take effect unless ...

Voters pass Howland schools levy

HOWLAND — For the first time in 15 years, voters in Howland Local Schools Tuesday successfully passed a levy for new operating money. Unofficial and incomplete results from the Trumbull County Board of Elections had the 5.9-mill, 10-year emergency operating levy passing 52 percent to 48 ...

Yoder wins GOP nod

WARREN — Martha Yoder won the Republican nomination in Ohio’s 64th House District on Tuesday over former Trumbull County GOP chairman Randy Law. Yoder, 53, of West Farmington, according to incomplete, unofficial results from the Ohio Secretary of State’s Office, received 58 percent of ...

Bazetta park, NF road levies fail

Both a park levy for Bazetta and a road levy for Newton Falls were defeated by voters in Tuesday’s primary election. Unofficial and incomplete election results from the Trumbull County Board of Elections showed the 0.25-mill, five-year additional levy for parks and recreation in Bazetta ...

Newton Falls rejects charter amendments

NEWTON FALLS — Village voters rejected three charter amendments that would change certain term limits and the recall process for village officials. The amendments were placed on the ballot by village council. “We were just trying to clean up the charter and make it a little more ...