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Mathews to join study

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VIENNA — The Mathews Board of Education has joined with neighboring Brookfield and Liberty school districts to have a feasibility study done by the state auditor’s office to determine if greater efficiency and cost savings could be realized with sharing of services and / or ...

On the record – Trumbull County

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WHAT: Commissioners meeting Thursday WHO: Mauro Cantalamessa, Frank Fuda and Dan Polivka Commissioners: • Approved the purchase of 217 new phones for the Department of Job and Family Services, at a cost of no more than $56,148, and 63 new phones for the Child Support Enforcement ...

On the record – Lakeview

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Monday PRESENT: Larry Sherer, Donna Zuga, Troy Adair, Mary Williams and Jennifer Nicholas The board: • Gave final reading for placing a 3.25-mill, 10-year renewal levy on the November ballot to raise $890,000 annually for day-to-day and emergency needs of ...

Antique show makes enjoyable day

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It was a beautiful Friday morning for the opening of the 37th annual show of the Ashtabula County Antique Engine Club. It was a real pleasure when a good friend, Harry Sheldon from Austinburg, called and offered to pick me up and take me down to the show. Harry is an active restorer of antique ...

Blueprint construction takes off

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BRACEVILLE — Residents interested in tying into a new waterline being constructed in Trumbull County said the new utility offering is likely to raise their property values, make their homes easier to sell and eliminate sulfur-tainted, well-water showers. “I am excited for it,” said ...

Organized crime to be meeting topic

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AUTHOR DISCUSSES MAFIA: Organized crime author Allan R. May will discuss the Mahoning Valley Mafia 10 a.m. Saturday at Kravitz’s Deli Meeting Room, 3135 Belmont Ave., Liberty, as part of the William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society. Admission is $6 for nonmembers and $5 for members. ...

EPA: Cleanup of spill complete

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WEATHERSFIELD — The cleanup at Predator Trucking, 1775 N. State St., where on Monday an estimated 2,500 gallons of hydrochloric acid leaked from a tanker truck, has been completed, according to an Ohio Environmental Protection agency statement. “The impacted soil has been removed,” ...

Agenda

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• HARTFORD PARK BOARD will meet 7:30 p.m. today at township hall. • HOWLAND ZONING COMMISSION will meet 5 p.m. today at the township hall. • MAPLEWOOD BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 7 p.m. today at the high school to interview and select a new board member. • ...

Woman defrauded deaf parents of $50,000

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WARREN — A woman was sentenced Tuesday to 60 days in jail and 200 hours of community service after her hearing impaired parents were defrauded of $50,000 in what the Newton Falls police chief said is one of the “wildest” cases he has seen. Jessica DeMarco, 30, was ordered by Trumbull ...

Howland cuts pay steps for administrators

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HOWLAND — The school board Monday eliminated all salary step increases for 10 district administrators for the 2018-19 school year, which officials say will save the district $100,000 over three years. After voting on a zero percent pay increase for the 2018-19 year for 10 school ...

Power plant does 1st test

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LORDSTOWN — A test run of the $890 million Lordstown Energy Center was completed Monday night, and the plant is on track for a September or October opening. Eric Stasiowski, spokesman for Lordstown Energy Center, said the testing began Thursday and ended Monday night. William ...

Grand jury indicts mother of twins

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WARREN — The mother of twin girls hospitalized with broken bones faces new charges filed in connection to the injuries. Harley Warner, 20, was indicted Tuesday by a Trumbull County grand jury on five counts of endangering children and four counts of felonious assault. She was arrested ...

East Cleveland man arrested in theft

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WARREN — An East Cleveland man pleaded not guilty to a charge of petty theft during a jail arraignment in Warren Municipal Court on Tuesday. Laron D. Perry, 33, 15700 Euclid Ave., Apt. 302, was assigned a $1,500, 10 percent, cash or surety bond. He is scheduled to appear for a preliminary ...

Wed. 11:10 a.m.: Ohio executes killer of man met in bar in 1985

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LUCASVILLE — Ohio has put to death a killer sentenced to die for stabbing and dismembering a man he met in a bar in 1985. The execution of Robert Van Hook by lethal injection was carried out this morning at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville. The time of death was 10:44 ...

Confederate flag being tested for DNA

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NEWTON FALLS — Village police are sending a Confederate flag for DNA and fingerprint testing after it was left on the front porch of mixed-race family on Newton Drive, police Chief Gene Fixler said. The flag, which has a drawing of an hourglass on it, is being sent for testing with the ...

Hubbard city considers removing recycling bins

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HUBBARD — Just as other communities have removed their recycling bins because of problems with people not following guidelines, Hubbard officials are considering removing their containers. Mayor John Darko said at Monday’s council meeting the city already has a curbside recycling ...