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Tell us why you are thankful

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WARREN — Thankful thoughts are being welcomed by readers of the Tribune Chronicle to be published over the Thanksgiving weekend. Forms for “Giving Thanks” will be published periodically in the Tribune Chronicle in the coming weeks. Fill out the coupon, attach a separate piece of ...

Government survey ranks Ohio No. 7

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It’s no surprise to Jonathan Woodford that a new government survey ranks Ohio at No. 7 in the nation when it comes to its number of organic farms. Woodford, who operates SugarWood Acres — the West Farmington farm his great-grandparents established that his family still owns — has ...

Chamber chief named to business hall of fame

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Tribune Chronicle YOUNGSTOWN — Tom Humphries, longtime president and CEO of the Youngstown / Warren Regional Chamber, will be inducted into the 2017 class of Cleveland Magazine’s Community Leader Business Hall of Fame Nov. 2 in Cleveland. The Business Hall of Fame, established in 1996, ...

Local banks hold steady Friday

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Local bank stocks stood pat again Friday, with Cortland Bancorp closing at $18 per share and First Niles Financial closing at $11 per share.

YSU professors get raises

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Tribune Chronicle YOUNGSTOWN — A new contract with the union representing professors was approved Friday by the Youngstown State University Board of Trustees. The three-year contract, which was ratified by the union earlier this month, provides 2 percent salary increases in the first year ...

Utah man killed in crash on I-80

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Tribune Chronicle BRACEVILLE — A man from Utah was killed Friday afternoon when the tractor trailer he was driving crashed into the tractor trailer in front of him on Interstate 80, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Mathew W. Bishop, 51, of Springville, Utah, was transporting ...

Missing boater drowned, county coroner rules

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BAZETTA — A missing boater found on Mosquito Lake Wednesday died from accidental drowning, according to the Trumbull County Coroner’s Office. John Schuster, 51, was recovered about 10:50 a.m. Wednesday in the middle of the southern half of the 18-mile reservoir after a three-day ...

Traffic stop leads to drug indictment

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Tribune Chronicle CRAIG BEACH — A traffic stop on what police said were minor violations led to a drug bust at a home here and two people facing multiple drug-related charges in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court. Police in the village that touches part of Lake Milton Oct. 14 found 28 ...

Tickets available for Army Field Band concert

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WARREN — Tickets are available for the The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus performance on Nov. 3 at Champion High School. The ensemble, known as “The Musical Ambassadors of the Army,” has performed in all 50 states and 30 foreign countries for audiences totaling ...

Teen arrested in robbery at Arby’s restaurant

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Tribune Chronicle WARREN — A juvenile was arrested Thursday in the robbery of a fast food restaurant at gunpoint, according to a police report. Tyreese Lawrence, 16, of Parkman Road SW, was arrested on a charge of aggravated robbery following the incident at Arby’s, 1001 West Market St. ...

One killed, two hurt in three-vehicle crash

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Tribune Chronicle JACKSON TOWNSHIP — One man is dead and two others are injured from a three-vehicle crash involving an SUV, box truck and semitrailer Thursday on Mahoning Avenue. Killed was the driver of the SUV, Anthony Pesce, 46, of Austintown, who was heading north on Lipkey Road and ...

Here’s how you should prepare for short sale

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A short sale is one where the net proceeds from the sale won’t cover your total mortgage obligation and closing costs, and you don’t have other sources of money to cover the deficiency. It’s significantly different from a foreclosure, which is when your lender takes the title of your home ...

Special to the Tribune Chronicle
Grace AME Church in Warren will host the North Ohio Third Episcopal District annual conference of the African Methodist Church Monday through Oct. 28 with preparation of the church this weekend. The planning committee includes, front row, left, Ruth Ann Jones, the Rev. John McCants Jr., Gloria Rodgers, general chairperson, and John Covington Sr., co-general chairperson. Back row, Marlyce McCants, William Strother, Randall Miller, Clifford Stargell, Wayne Martin and Larry Rodger Sr. Missing are Veronica Flowers and Melissa Reed.

Warren church hosts conference

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WARREN — Grace AME Church of Warren, 137 Main Ave. SW, will host the 136th North Ohio conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Monday through Oct. 28 with organizers expecting hundreds of participants by the middle of the week. The North Ohio District of the church covers more ...

Property transfers

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Property transfers recorded in Trumbull County Oct. 6 -12: Braceville John and Debra Conley to Robert W. and Carol L. Polewchak, 4476 Shanks Downs Road, $283,000 Brookfield Donna E. Bahor to Donna M. Hice, 2 Street, $40,000 Emro Marketing Co. to Abdallah Mataryieh and Farizah Mahmoud, ...

Tribune Chronicle / Bob Coupland
First Presbyterian Church of Mineral Ridge has welcomed the Rev. Kade Mastra from Bali in the Indonesian islands for three weeks through a program of the Synod of the Covenant and Mission to the Presbyterian Church USA. Mastra will be guest speaker 10 a.m. Sunday and Oct. 29 at the church. From left are the Rev. Jamie Milton, pastor of the church, and Mastra.

Cultural exchange at Ridge church

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WEATHERSFIELD — For three weeks, the First Presbyterian Church of Mineral Ridge is hosting guest minister the Rev. Kade Mastra of Bali as part of a cultural learning exchange. The Rev. Jamie Milton, pastor of the church, said the cultural exchange program is made possible by the Synod of ...

Religion events

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SEMINAR SET: Trinity Baptist Church Institute will sponsor the 24th annual Christian education seminar 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the church, 235 Highland Ave., Warren. Class facilitator is the Rev. Edward L. Cryer of Unity Baptist Church of Cleveland, who will be speaking on ‘‘Prayer and ...

Update: Officer shot, killed in Girard

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GIRARD -- A call for a suicidal man Saturday night led to an officer being shot and killed and the man being killed when a second officer returned fire, according to a city official. Mayor Jim Melfi said officers responded to 408 Indiana Ave. in the city's Parkwood area close to its southern ...

AP / Pfc. Lane Hiser, U.S. Army
In this image provided by the U.S. Army, a carry team of soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), carry the transfer case during a casualty return for Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright, of Lyons, Ga., at Dover Air Force Base, Del., Oct. 5. U.S. and Niger forces were leaving a meeting with tribal leaders when they were ambushed Oct. 4 and Wright and three other soldiers were killed. There were about a dozen U.S. troops and a company of Niger forces, for a total of about 40 service members, in the joint mission.

Pentagon faces demands for details

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WASHINGTON — Members of Congress demanded answers Thursday two weeks after an ambush in the African nation of Niger killed four U.S. soldiers, with one top lawmaker even threatening subpoenas. The White House defended the slow pace of information, saying an investigation would eventually ...

Tribune Chronicle / Raymond Smith
A portion of the Rally’s restaurant building is lifted off the rear of a tractor trailer truck Friday to be attached to the drive-thru’s main building. The site at Elm Road and South Street SE most recently was a used car lot. Aliant Modular, an Ormond Beach, Fla., company, brought the pre-fabricated modular building parts to the site and quickly put them together.

Instant Rally’s

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Tribune Chronicle / Raymond Smith A portion of the Rally’s restaurant building is lifted off the rear of a tractor trailer truck Friday to be attached to the drive-thru’s main building. The site at Elm Road and South Street SE most recently was a used car lot. Aliant Modular, an Ormond ...

Fri. 12:37 p.m.: Jurors in death penalty case view crime scene

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HOWLAND - Jurors in the capital murder trial of Nasser Hamad earlier today viewed the crime scene on state Route 46 where two people were shot and killed and three others were shot and injured. The group of jurors - six men, six women and four female alternates - were escorted by deputies ...