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Road salt costs add to area’s winter woes

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WARREN — With road salt prices jumping $20 or more per ton than what communities paid last winter season, Warren is looking to find another salt supplier before the second half of the winter season begins in January. The city has approximately 1,000 tons of road salt remaining from the ...

Seeing Eye

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SCOPE PLANS FUNDRAISER: SCOPE Senior Services will host its first Revive-athon fitness event 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 1 at the SCOPE Senior Center at the Warren YWCA. Ann Johnson, SCOPE’s fitness Revive instructor, will lead participants through fitness programs including Drums Alive, weights, ...

Pick up Thanksgiving Tribune on Wednesday

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WARREN — The tryptophan barely will be wearing off as the area begins looking toward the official start of this year’s holiday shopping season and all the local deals that will be found in the Tribune Chronicle’s Thanksgiving Day edition. “We know the Thanksgiving edition of the ...

Agenda

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• KINSMAN ZONING BOARD will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at township hall. • LORDSTOWN VILLAGE will hold a public hearing 5:30 p.m. Monday on reclassification of property from residential to planned unit development district. • LORDSTOWN BOARD OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS will meet 4 p.m. Tuesday at ...

Story of WWII dad shared

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CORTLAND — Tim Tracey said he used his father’s war journal to put together a program telling of the many accomplishments of Cortland resident Edward Tracey, who was an aviator during World War II. Tracey, who was a guest speaker at a recent Cortland Bazetta Historical Society gathering ...

This week in history

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99 years ago in 1919: The Warren Fire Department made a run to the property of the Brier Hill Steel Co., where the old house formerly used as a pest house, and as a former detention hospital by the city, was found to be in flames. Before a water connection could be secured, it burned to the ...

Cortland dedicates memorial

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CORTLAND — After Melissa Parker’s husband, Mike, died last year on the Fourth of July, he was buried with his brothers in Grafton. With no grave nearby to pay her respects, Parker goes to the Cortland Veterans Memorial to remember her husband, who served 22 years in the 101st Airborne and ...

Residents turn out for 20th annual vigil

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WARREN — Haley Peterson described the father of her children, Christian and Olivia Fairchild, as a happy-go-lucky and generous person. “He was like a hippie and would do anything for anyone,” Peterson said. “He was a good son, a good father and a good friend. Of course, I’m biased. ...

Lane restrictions on I-80 in effect

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Interstate 80 in Girard, Liberty and Austintown has occasional lane restrictions in both eastbound and westbound lanes between the Mahoning County line and state Route 193 for road widening. The work is part of an ongoing $91.5 million project by the Ohio Department of Transportation to ...

Turkeys, fixings sought for dinner

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WARREN — The Warren Family Mission is seeking turkeys for its 20th annual free community Thanksgiving dinner on Wednesday. Organizers also need boxed mashed potatoes. stuffing, butter, milk, gravy, corn, salad mix, rolls, pies, coffee and creamer. Last year, more than 3,000 meals were ...

Peacock rescued from Hartford tree

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HARTFORD — Brookfield firefighters had to rescue a peacock from a tree during the Holidays in Hartford event at the township center at state Routes 7 and 305. According to the fire department, a peacock owned by a local resident flew about 50 feet up into the tree and was unable to get ...

On the record – Girard

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Thursday PRESENT: Mark Zuppo, Diane Alejars, Sue Ellen Davis, Peter Cardiero and Karen Thomas The board: • Approved employment of Stephen Rouan as technology assistant for Girard schools through June 2019; • Approved an agreement with Trumbull ...

Most Columbiana residents have power

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EAST PALESTINE — Two days after winter storms first hit the area, most Columbiana County residents have their power back, while the small few remaining are expected to be fully restored today. The outage followed an ice storm Thursday night and two inches of snow that fell the following ...

Newton Falls woman becomes Mrs. Claus

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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. NEWTON FALLS — Carol Baker has two personalities. Most of the time, she is a wife and mother ...

Parish offers Day of Service

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WARREN — With rakes, brooms, leaf blowers, plastic bags and towels in hand, members of Blessed Sacrament Parish spent a Sunday afternoon helping people in the community as part of the eighth annual Day of Service. Warren resident Christine Flaviani was standing looking out her front door as ...

Glenn Holmes votes for ‘heartbeat’ bill

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WARREN — A Girard lawmaker said he was one of only two Ohio House Democrats to vote in favor of a bill that would drastically decrease the amount of time a woman has to choose whether or not to carry a pregnancy to term — to before a heartbeat is detected — because he is inherently ...

Religion news

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MUSICAL PERFORMANCE: Alpha and Omega Adventist Church, 1247 Woodland Ave. SE, Warren, will have a musical performance by Steven Jenkins of Paradise, Calif., 11 a.m. today. He will perform instrumentally and vocally. GIFT OF GRATITUDE: The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown and St. Angela Merci ...

Winter storm slams into Columbiana

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LISBON — Thursday afternoon’s ice storm and the 2 inches of wet snow that followed brought down electric lines that knocked out power to large portions of Columbiana County, including all of East Palestine. “This is a big old mess,” said county Columbiana County Emergency ...

On the record – Niles

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Thursday PRESENT: Mary Ann McMahon, Rebecca DePanicis, Bobby Seifert and Susan Longacre ABSENT: Tony Perrone The Board: • Approved the appointment of Michelle Gray to the McKinley Memorial Library Board of Trustees for a seven-year term through December ...