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Blotter: Kinsman

Police Blotters

Police activity reported Sept. 2-12: Sept. 12, 7:18 p.m. — Assist another agency reported in the 8000 block of Ray State Line. Sept. 11, 5:01 p.m. — Assist emergency medical service reported in the 9500 block of Ward North Road. Sept. 10, 10:04 p.m. — Neighbor problem reported in the ...

Plastic bag ban proposed

Local News

WARREN — Banning stores in the city from selling single-use plastic bags by 2020 is the goal of at least one member of city council. If Councilman Eugene Mach, D-7th Ward, is successful in convincing his colleagues to agree, Warren could be the first city in Ohio to outlaw these types of ...

Arms Museum celebrates Founder’s Day

Community News

YOUNGSTOWN — Visitors had a chance to explore local history as the Arms Family Museum in Youngstown held a special open house to mark Founder’s Day. William Lawson, executive director of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society, said the event was a celebration of the founding of the ...

Warren holds homecoming

Local News

WARREN — Warren Homecoming attracted visitors from across the country and across town. Karla Davis Donahue of San Diego and Sally Trask Fowler of Mecca shared a hug in the Taste of Warren tent and caught up when they found each other on Saturday. They were classmates at Warren G. Harding ...

Trumbull County courts

Local News

Closed cases Cases closed in Trumbull County Sept. 8-15 CLOSED EAKIN REIDER, MICHELLE L. vs. REIDER, SCOTT J. ISAAC, SHANNON vs. ISAAC, JAMIE SLIFKA, KAREN M. vs. SLIFKA, DAVID J. WILLOUGHBY, ELENA A. vs. WILLOUGHBY, JOHN R. BROCK, ALLAN L. vs. BROCK, CHERYL L. ORITI, ...

Trumbull County courts

Local News

Marriage applications Marriage applications filed in Trumbull County Sept. 10-14: Allen B. Troyer, 39, West Farmington, and Martha C. Miller, 36, Bristolville Katrina N. Flavell, 36, North Salt Lake, Utah, and Daniel P. Stephens, 38, North Salt Lake, Utah Anthony M. McAnallen, 28, ...

This week in history

Local News

99 years ago in 1919: • Nine girls of the base arid soldering department of the Ohio Lamp Company walked out when they said their demands for increased pay were refused. The girls said they asked for sufficient increase to make their average pay $3.50 or $4 per day. Company officials ...

Niles park rededicated to veterans

Local News

NILES — Veterans from all over Trumbull County gathered Friday at Veterans Memorial Park, formerly known as Circle Street Park, for the 10th annual POW/MIA Recognition Day. “Every war we’ve fought overseas, we’ve had men and women who have not returned. They’ve been missing in ...

Roemer workers back on the job with deal

Business

MASURY— Eighteen production and maintenance employees at Roemer Industries in Masury were back to work Friday morning after a marathon negotiation session produced an agreement Thursday. Negotiators met at 3 p.m. Wednesday and reached a tentative agreement at 1:30 a.m. Thursday. The union ...

Picking a good time

Niles Times

NEW MIDDLETOWN — Springfield was nearing midfield with about a minute remaining in the game. Clayton Medvec needed about 20 more yards to put him in range for a field goal. He kicked a 40-yard field goal earlier with 10 yards to spare. Brannon Brungard, who already had completed a 7-yard ...

Union reps rally for Cordray

Local News

WARREN — Local union leaders on Friday pledged to rally their members in support of the Democratic candidate for governor who spoke at the United Steel Workers 1375 hall in Warren. Jose Arroyo, a USW staff representative, said with less than two months to go before the Nov. 6 election, ...

Local bank stocks rally Friday

Business

Cortland Bancorp gained 50 cents in trading Friday to close at $25 per share heading into the weekend. First Niles Financial gained back the 14 cents it lost Thursday and added another 19 cents to close at $9.44 per shar

Tornado touched down in Trumbull County

Local News

WARREN — A tornado touched down Thursday in northwest Trumbull County, according to the National Weather Service in Cleveland. The storm, which had a maximum wind speed of 95 mph, started around 2:31 p.m. about three miles northeast of Middlefield in Geauga County near Nauvoo and Hayes ...

Woman accused of causing lockdown ruckus

Local News

WARREN — A woman pleaded not guilty to charges Friday in Warren Municipal Court after police said she tried to take her children from McGuffey PK-8 while the school was on lockdown because of a tornado warning Thursday afternoon, according to a police report. Raquel Mostella, 30, was ...

Power transformer explodes in Champion

Local News

CHAMPION — A transformer explosion about 6 p.m. Friday in the 4100 block of North Park Avenue left many in the area without power. The Champion Fire Department closed the road for about an hour before Ohio Edison arrived to restore power. The department said the explosion was likely caused ...

Warren woman’s face cut during attack

Local News

WARREN — Staff at Trumbull Regional Medical Center called police 3:30 a.m. Friday after a woman arrived in the emergency room with cuts to her face and arm, according to a police report. The Warren woman, 24, told police she went to an unknown address on Douglas Street to wait for the ...

Red Dragons earn first win

Niles Times

NILES — Lightning may have delayed the All-American Conference White Tier contest between Niles and Lakeview Friday night, but it was Niles that brought the thunder. The Red Dragons burned Lakeview by the score of 48-7 to get its first win of the season. Niles (1-4, 1-2) controlled the game ...

Woman reports she was stabbed on porch

Local News

WARREN — A woman, 69, reported she was stabbed 2:30 a.m. Friday on the porch of her Iddings Avenue NE home by a stranger, according to a police report. The woman told police she got out of her car and went to open the door to her home when a man she didn’t know attacked her and ...

On the record — Lordstown

Local News

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Thursday PRESENT: William Catlin, Carla Click, Cheryl Kistler, Niki Reid and Jackie Woodward The board: • Heard from Superintendent Terry Armstrong that enrollment in the district has increased by 4.25 percent, with more students at both the ...

Church sees new pastor

Local News

WARREN — The Rev. Peter Haladej has been named the new pastor of Blessed Sacrament Parish in Warren. Haladej started at the church Aug. 11 after having served nine years as pastor at Holy Trinity Parish in East Liverpool, associate pastor at St. Christine in Youngstown for two years and ...