Board OKs classified pact in Champion

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CHAMPION — The Champion Board of Education approved a three-year contract with the district’s classified workers which includes a 2 percent pay increase each year. The board at their meeting Monday approved the agreement with the Champion School Support Association, retroactive to July ...

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Lakeview Middle School students board buses at the end of the school day last week.

Changes come in the new school year

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Tribune Chronicle WARREN — The golden days of summer are transitioning to the chrome days of school for students in several school districts in Trumbull and Mahoning counties. But those Google Chromebooks in Champion, Lakeview and Austintown Local schools and Maplewood Schools isn’t all ...

Mon. 3:58 p.m.: Cortland driver gets 9 years in fatal hit / skip

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WARREN - The Cortland man convicted in the February 2016 fatal hit-skip that killed a jogger was sentenced today to nine years in prison. Russell G. Lauer III, 44, of state Route 5, appeared before Trumbull County Common Pleas Court Judge Peter J. Kontos, who gave the maximum eight-year ...

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DOMINION ARM RECEIVES RECOGNITION: The Ohio Fire Chiefs’ Association presented its 2017 Distinguished Service Award to the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, recognizing the organization’s support of training programs for the state’s fire officers. The foundation is the charitable arm ...

Police blotters

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Girard Police activity reported Aug. 7-18: Aug. 18, 7:20 a.m. — Theft of a diamond ring from a vehicle reported at 207 Churchill Road. Aug. 16, 10:25 p.m. — Theft of a basketball hoop reported at 1131 Washington Ave. 3:09 p.m. — Burglary reported at 450 Plymouth Ave. 9:28 ...

Motorists urged to mind buses, zones and kids

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Here is the Ohio State Highway Patrol's school bus bulletin: Tribune Chronicle WARREN — With most districts back to school today, Tuesday and Wednesday, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is urging motorists to be aware of buses, school zones and kids standing near the road waiting to be taken ...

Warren police investigating two deaths

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Tribune Chronicle WARREN — City police on Sunday confirmed they were investigating the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two people. Two separate news releases from the Warren Police Department detailed officers finding two bodies within 19 hours of each other. The body of a ...

Tribune Chronicle / Guy Vogrin
Some of the signs opposing hate were spread across the front of the Unitarian church in Youngstown Sunday afternoon during the “Vigil Against Hate” held by Valley Voices United for Change. The group held the event as part of a day of solidarity to repudiate the violent protests that resulted in three deaths last weekend in Charlottesville, Va.

‘Vigil Against Hate’ packs Youngstown church

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YOUNGSTOWN — More than a 100 people packed First Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday afternoon trying to prove that love always wins over hate. Valley Voices United For Change held a “Vigil Against Hate” as part of a day of solidarity to repudiate the violent protests that resulted ...

WWII vet comes from family of Navy men

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Editor’s note: This is part of a series published every Monday between Memorial Day and Veterans Day honoring local veterans. LIBERTY — World War II was life-changing for Sam Delgenio. During his three years of active duty, he got ‘‘fixed up’’ with his future wife, learned a ...

Prosecutor opposes parole for threesome

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WARREN — Three inmates in the state correctional system who were convicted of violent crimes in Trumbull County over the decades will be up for parole in the fall, and Trumbull County Prosecutor Dennis Watkins said he will be “vigorously opposing” the release of all three. “These are ...

Honoring President McKinley then and now

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Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series marking the 120th anniversary of Niles native William McKinley’s U.S. presidency. Last week in this space we learned about President William McKinley’s brave act during the Civil War — delivering much needed food and supplies to the ...

Warren Alumni Hall of Fame nominations sought

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WARREN — Nominations are being sought for the Warren High Schools’ Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The honorees will be graduates who have made significant contributions in their fields or society on a state or global scale. The nominees must have graduated from either ...

Commissioners to meet on Newton Falls annexation

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WARREN — Trumbull County commissioners will meet noon Wednesday to review a petition for annexation of 444.9 acres from Newton and Braceville townships to Newton Falls. The meeting will be in the commissioners’ hearing room. Braceville and Newton trustees have passed legislation opposing ...

Trumbull County courts — Marriages

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Marriages Marriage applications filed in Trumbull County Aug. 7-11: Lester W. Coblentz, 20, construction, 7967 state Route 534, Windsor, and Rachel L. Yoder, 20, factory worker, 205 NW Main St., West Farmington. Colton D. Garland, 25, EMT, 4586 Ovitt Windham Road, Newton Falls, and ...

Wake Up Warren event will discuss disparity

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WARREN — Wake Up Warren, a free community event and discussion on protecting rights in a time of disparity, will be 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at New Freedom Missionary Baptist Church, 1590 Tod Ave. Topics to be discussed include bridging the gap in communication between the community and ...

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Paris Chrisopoulos

Don’t miss eclipse

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WARREN — When the moon fully covers the sun Monday, it will be the first time in 99 years the celestial phenomenon will span coast to coast in the U.S. But even though the total solar eclipse — when the moon blocks 100 percent of the sun — can be seen across the country, the percent of ...


Double the work for Warren police

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WARREN — Police officers were kept busy late Friday and into the early morning hours Saturday with two armed robberies and two pursuits in a span of two hours, according to police reports. Just before 12:30 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to a robbery at the LLC Market at the corner of ...

Fibromyalgia support group will meet Monday

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SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: The Chronic Fatigue and / or Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave., Warren. For information, call 330-847-7001. WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY: Women’s Equality Day will be observed noon to 1:30 ...

Touring former Elm Road School

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WARREN — A group of area residents who attended the former Elm Road School in the 1960s were able to get together and tour the site. Susan Greisinger of Trumbull Take Flight, which is located at the building, said she was contacted by Jim McFarland and Craig Whitman who went to the school ...