Niles Times

Devils new ‘O’ rips Brookfield; LaBrae shuts out Conneaut

¯ McDONALD 48, BROOKFIELD 14: BROOKFIELD — McDonald unveiled a different offense for the first time in nearly four decades on Friday, and the results were impressive. Led by senior running back Alex Cintron, the Blue Devils ran for 413 yards and seven touchdowns. Cintron ran for 227 yards ...

Girard pride

NILES — Mark Waid stood alongside his football teammates, facing up at a tropical-themed student section standing on a railing on the visitors’ side of Bo Rein Stadium. They carried a tune which has been sung throughout the years at Girard High School. It’s the school’s alma ...

Red Dragons roll to win

NILES — In dominating fashion, the Niles Red Dragons girls soccer team defeated the Champion Golden Flashes, 5-1. It was tough from the start for Champion (0-1) as it struggled to control the ball in Niles (1-0) end. Niles worked with the ball for a lot of the first half in the Flashes zone ...

Niles has its shots, but Champion gets the win

NILES — Despite a huge discrepancy in shots on goal, the Champion Golden Flashes boys soccer team defeated the Niles Red Dragons, 2-1. The first was all about Niles (0-1) as it controlled the ball in its offensive zone for a lot of the time. Unfortunately for them, it never resulted in a ...

Niles seeks return to glory

NILES — Jim Parry felt the cement steps guiding his path, history surrounding him among the red painted metallic bleachers incrementally moving up toward the top. The direction was clear as he made his way more than halfway up the west (home) side of Bo Rein Stadium, just off to the right of ...

Speed is all the rush for Ridge

MINERAL RIDGE — Half way around and in the first of two groups, Nathan Chiclowe is among 10 or so teammates running on the all-weather track. An assistant football coach starts yelling, “24, 25, 26” from the middle of a roped-off field. A yellow sign said it was being re-sodded. It’s ...

Juveniles in jail allegedly driving in stolen Cadillac

WARREN — A pair of teenagers face a number of charges after a Tuesday morning police chase on the city’s northwest side. Warren residents Chayne Ringold and Brooke Sombati, both 15, were stopped by police just before 5 a.m. after they were spotted speeding on roads and shortcutting ...

Substitute levy could be answer in Niles

NILES — The head of Avon Local Schools in Lorain County, which passed a substitute levy in November, said financially distressed Niles City Schools has the right idea in approaching one here. The Niles City School District is the first district in Trumbull County to approach a substitute ...

New museum director starts at McKinley Library

NILES — Youngstown resident Amber Farris has been named the new director at the McKinley Birthplace Museum. Farris, who began her duties in May, said she will focus on programming and reaching out to the people of Niles. “I want to bring the museum into 2018. There are people who do not ...

Roosevelt’s Rough Riders’ victory beginning of end for Spain

Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series marking the 120th anniversary of Niles native William McKinley’s U.S. presidency. With all of the patriotic feelings leading up to the war with Spain, there was no group the media or Americans loved more than the First United States Volunteer ...

Niles OKs school levy

NILES — The Niles Board of Education took the final step Thursday in getting a levy on the ballot in November. The board approved a resolution to submit to the Trumbull County Board of Elections the question of a substitute tax levy. Treasurer Lori Hudzik said property owners currently on ...

Police blotters – Niles

Police activity reported June 25-July 11 July 11, 8:35 p.m. — Animal complaint reported at 353 Sheridan Ave. 7 p.m. — Dylan Hanger, 27, 613 John St., was arrested on a charge of domestic violence after being accused of assaulting his girlfriend at same address. 5:25 p.m.— Hit skip ...

Scrappers stay hot

NILES — Richie Palacios legged out a soft grounder to Williamsport shortstop Jonathan Guzman. The Mahoning Valley second baseman was too quick for Guzman to recover and throw to first base. Ric Flair’s trademark “woooo” pops over the speakers at Eastwood Field. Mitch Reeves follows ...

Police blotters – McDonald

Police activity reported June 1-27: June 27, 4:21 a.m. — Hit-skip accident reported on Ohio Avenue at Seventh Street. Police said the driver appeared to be intoxicated. June 26, 5:12 a.m. — Man driving a truck in the 900 block of Ohio Avenue reported he was being followed by a car whose ...

10 seek mayor’s seat in Niles

NILES — Ten people want to be mayor of Niles, a number that includes half of city council, the safety director and five other residents with occupations ranging from painter to church music director and everything in between. City Council President and interim Mayor Barry Steffey, who ...

Schools to seek to merge levies

NILES — Niles City Schools will ask voters in November to consider a “substitute” tax levy, which would merge two 10-year emergency levies into one continuous levy that would no longer expire or require voter approval. Treasurer Lori Hudzik said property owners currently on the books ...

Niles dog found dead from heat stroke

NILES — Niles police say they expect to charge a pet owner after a dog was found dead Friday after being left outside in the severe heat. A web posting by Niles police indicates that officers were answering a call when they discovered the dog, left outside with no water or shelter from the ...

Three so far pursue Niles mayor position

NILES — A safety director, a city councilman and a painting contractor all have their hat in the ring to be the next mayor of Niles. Applications are being accepted through Tuesday. Safety Director George Kaniclides, who submitted a resume and letter Thursday, is the latest to apply for the ...

Niles schools to seek sub levy

NILES — Niles City Schools will ask voters in November to consider a substitute tax levy, which would merge two 10-year emergency levies into one continuous levy that would no longer expire or require voter approval. Treasurer Lori Hudzik said property owners currently on the books ...

On the record – McDonald

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Joseph Cappuzzello, Thomas Hannon, Wendy Higgins, Jody Klase and John Saganich The board: • Approved a consultant agreement with Megan Titus at $230 per day with no benefits, effective June 11 to July 31, on an as-needed basis before ...