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Police activity reported Feb. 2-28, 2019 Feb. 28, 10:16 p.m. — Overdose reported at 3592 Ashland St. 11:24 a.m. — Animal complaint reported at 2328 W. Fifth St. Feb. 27, 2:45 a.m. — Suspicious vehicle reported at 428 N. Main St. 1:05 a.m. — Person with gun reported at 220 W. ...

County transit contract causing friction

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WARREN — Members of the Trumbull County Transit Board argued to forgive an incomplete bid submitted by the contractor used by the board, dismissed calls to rebid the contract, and argued the board should allow the contractor to amend errors in the bid. However, the board also argued ...

Agenda

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• NILES BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT will meet 9 a.m. Tuesday at the city building conference room on a signage variance. • TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold a workshop 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and a regular meeting 10:30 a.m. Wednesday both at the commissioners’ hearing room. • YOUNGSTOWN ...

Warren’s ‘leading lady’ recognized

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WARREN — Longtime community member Kay Fisher, who has been active with many organizations and groups in the city, was presented the Key to the City by Mayor Doug Franklin at a special gathering honoring Fisher at the Harriet Taylor Upton House. Fisher has moved to be with her daughter ...

Rotary pizza challenge draws 3,000

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LIBERTY — Nearly 3,000 people flooded the Meteroplex Expo Center to try slices of pizza from 15 area restaurants on Saturday for the fifth annual Slice of the Valley pizza challenge. The event is the Warren Rotary Club’s largest fundraiser of the year, said Warren Rotary President Venita ...

This week in history

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99 years ago in 1920: Local Boy Scouts turn out 210 strong 50 minutes after a call was issued in Warren. The efficiency of the local Boy Scout organization was demonstrated when in response to an emergency call sent out by Scout Leader D.M. Olds at 7:05 o’clock brought 215 boys and five ...

Howland students will relive history

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HOWLAND — For the first time, Howland High School students will be taking part in the history immersion experience Sojourn to the Past. Sophomores Jenna Gebhardt, 16, and Brandon Summerlin, 16, will take the trip March 29 to April 5 with 10 Youngstown high school students as part of ...

Sun., 6:08 p.m.: Trump tweets about GM, Green

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President Donald Trump took to social media this weekend to address General Motors and its decision to idle the Lordstown assembly plant His first tweet on the subject, posted at 2:01 p.m. Saturday, likely was directed at GM CEO Mary Barra. "Because the economy is so good, General Motors ...

Man acquitted in kidnapping case

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WARREN — A man accused of helping his brother and father kidnap and assault two other men in July was found not guilty Thursday on two counts each of kidnapping, felonious assault and aggravated robbery, according to Trumbull County Common Pleas Court records. Khyri Davis, 21, was ...

Warren inventor aims to shoot exercise harness into space

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WARREN — Inventor and fitness proponent Frank Calvin sees athletes-in-training differently than most people. “I look at a kid, and I wonder how can I hook a rubber band to them,” Calvin, 75, of Warren, said. He’s been trying to figure out how to get his patented exercise bands ...

Local bank stocks stand pat

Business

After losing $1.50 in trading Thursday, Cortland Bancorp held steady Friday to close at $23.50 per share. First Niles Financial also held steady, closing at $8 per share.

North-Mar kicks off men’s conference

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WARREN — Focusing on being “heartset” in their lives and becoming important leaders for their families, workplace and community, several speakers addressed the importance of men helping one another to “Be the Man God Wants You To Be.” The message was shared during a six-hour ...

Warren, county settle sewer rate dispute

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WARREN — Trumbull County commissioners and the mayor of Warren ended a dispute about rates for the city to treat sanitary sewer waste from county customers in some parts of Lordstown and Champion after a county judge told them they shouldn’t leave a mediation session until they worked out a ...

Religion events

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LENTEN CRAFTS: Warren First United Methodist Church will hold Lenten family crafts and activities following 10 a.m. worship service on Sunday. WOMEN’S DAY: Grace AME Church, 1137 Main Ave. SW, Warren, will celebrate Women’s Day at the 10:45 a.m. Sunday worship service. Guest speaker is ...

Sat. 10:30 p.m.: Rotary pizza challenge draws 3,000

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LIBERTY - Nearly 3,000 people flooded the Meteroplex Expo Center to try slices of pizza from 15 area restaurants on Saturday for the fifth annual Slice of the Valley pizza challenge. The event is the Warren Rotary Club's largest fundraiser of the year, said Warren Rotary President Venita ...

Sat. 10:45 p.m.: Howland students will relive history

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HOWLAND - For the first time, Howland High School students will be taking part in the history immersion experience Sojourn to the Past. Sophomores Jenna Gebhardt, 16, and Brandon Summerlin, 16, will take the trip March 29 to April 5 with 10 Youngstown high school students as part of Mahoning ...

We must repent to be saved

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DEAR EDITOR: It is the season again for churches to show Jesus hanging on the cross and tell everyone they will have eternal life if they take membership and join a group to work for the church. I was told a woman cannot speak in church. Hate between church members stops sinners at the ...

Fire destroys Donnell Ford showroom

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BOARDMAN — John Foulke, a salesman with Donnell Ford for 10 years, stood outside a ruined showroom Friday at the Market Street dealership, and had a message for those wondering about the immediate future of the business. “I’m selling a car tomorrow, even if I have to work out of the ...

Undercover sting nets eight human trafficking suspects

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LIBERTY — An undercover operation targeting human trafficking predators has led to the arrests of eight men, including four from Trumbull County. According to a release from the office of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, the suspects were taken into custody Thursday as part of an ...