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On the record – Johnston

Local News

WHAT: Township trustee meeting Monday PRESENT: Davis Denman, Dominic Marchese and James Carnes Trustees: • Are having Hartford fiscal officer Kristina Wilson assist new fiscal officer Sharon Carlson in familiarizing her with the duties of the position. Marchese said they will reimburse ...

Newton Falls names Julie Sloan as school treasurer

Local News

NEWTON FALLS — The Newton Falls Board of Education Thursday named Bristol resident Julie Sloan as the district’s new treasurer, retroactive to Monday. Sloan, who most recently served as assistant treasurer for Champion schools for about four years, was granted a two-year contract at ...

Focusing on new schools

Community News

LORDSTOWN — Village children have been spending four weeks of their summer break from school learning new schools, including schools of fishing, archery, nature viewing and dancing. The recreational activities are part of the annual Jean Ann Smith Summer Fun Days, which are held annually at ...

Ohio executes first killer in 2018

Local News

LUCASVILLE — A weeping inmate apologized for choking and fatally stabbing a man he met in a bar in 1985 moments before he was put to death Wednesday in the first Ohio execution in nearly a year. The execution of Robert Van Hook by lethal injection was carried out at the Southern Ohio ...

Company applies for injection well permit

Business

HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — Canfield-based Bobcat Hubbard LLC has applied for a permit to drill a brine injection well just south of Hubbard Masury Road, according to Ohio Department of Natural Resources records. The proposed well is classified as a Class II injection well, which means its sole ...

Seeing Eye

Community News

FUNDRAISER FOR VETS MEMORIAL: A farmers market will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Bristol Township center, state routes 45 and 87. There will be vendors, vintage tractor displays and food. All money collected will go to the veterans memorial in the local cemeteries. Vendors who want ...

TJX zoning change petitions ready

Local News

LORDSTOWN — The group pushing for the zoning change referendum vote now scheduled on Aug. 21 are expecting to turn in petitions to Village Clerk William Blank before Saturday’s deadline, according to Brett Dickson, a leader of the anti-zoning change group. Once the petitions are in the ...

Local bank stocks mixed

Business

Cortland Bancorp gained a dime in trading Wednesday to close at $23.65 per share. First Niles Financial remained unchanged at $9.75 per share.

Agenda

Community News

• LORDSTOWN BOARD OF EDUCATION has canceled its work session for today. • JACKSON-MILTON BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 7 p.m. today at the high school. • JOHNSTON ZONING COMMISSION will meet 6 p.m. today at the township hall. • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 9:30 a.m. today at ...

Employee ‘fired’ over stolen mower

Local News

WARREN — The city worker accused of stealing a new $299 lawn mower held in storage by the city as evidence of a non-related crime was terminated Wednesday. Well, sort of. A settlement agreement between the administration and operations department employee Dennis Griffing’s union — the ...

Woman charged in ax-wielding incident

Local News

CHAMPION — A Warren woman accused of hitting her boyfriend in the head with an ax at Willow Lake Park is facing charges. Jade Scofield, 24, 1145 Front St. SW, was charged with felonious assault and vandalism and a warrant was issued for her arrest, according to Warren Municipal Court ...

Woman facing child endangerment

Local News

LIBERTY — A woman police said returned home with cans of malt liquor after leaving her toddler daughter home alone remains in the Trumbull County Jail without bond, but on a probation violation that stems from a January 2017 DUI conviction. Candis Wynn, 31, pleaded not guilty Wednesday in ...

Fix sought for director’s absence

Local News

WARREN — The wife of a Trumbull County planning commission official and a candidate for commissioner want to know what the Trumbull County commissioners are doing to address a “hostile work environment” that drove the director of the Trumbull County Planning Commission to take a leave of ...

Men face charges stemming from county fair fight

Local News

CORTLAND — Two men face charges and another pleaded no contest to a charge of disorderly conduct following fights at the Trumbull County Fair. Camron Mayfield, 18, of 37 Maple St., Niles, pleaded not guilty Monday in Trumbull County Central District Court to charges of assault and ...

Ramp closure for Friday scheduled

Local News

The ramp from Interstate 80 east to state Route 11 north will be closed from 7 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. The detour is Interstate 680 south to state Route 711 north. Work to be performed is part of a widening project on Interstate ...

Mathews schools looks for treasurer

Local News

VIENNA — The Mathews Board of Education is searching for a new school treasurer with the resignation Wednesday of Ryan Jones who is leaving July 31 after two years in the district. Jones has accepted a position with the Marlington School District in Stark County. Lori Simione with the ...