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Police blotter — Warren

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Warren Police activity reported Aug. 4-11: Aug. 11, 5:57 a.m. — Drug activity reported at Atlantic Street and Laird Avenue NE. 2:31 a.m. — Criminal damaging reported in the 500 block of Laird Avenue SE. 1:21 a.m. — Burglary reported in the 900 block of East Avenue SE. 12:15 a.m. ...

The lore and lure of solar event

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WASHINGTON — It’s not just the skies that get dark when there’s a total solar eclipse. So do we. Modern science explains that the sun disappears because the moon is passing in front of it. But before that, people had to come up with reasons for what was happening in the sky. Some of ...

Tribune Chonicle / Emily Earnhart
Robert Thompkins, 32,  and his children, Dion, 6, Skylar, 4 and Nova, 3 of Youngstown get book bags for the new school year from 6-year volunteer, Tom Breda, 58, at the Lena Mason Christian Memorial Foundation Annual Free Family Fun Day and Book bag giveaway at Tod Park in Girard.

Book bag giveaway marks 12 years of smiles

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GIRARD — Ken MacPherson was smiling Saturday despite solving at least three problems at a time, at the Lena Mason Christian Memorial Foundation’s Family Fun Day and book bag giveaway at Tod Park. MacPherson said smiling is important, and he even makes the kids smile before giving them a ...

Japanese visitors spend time in Ohio

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Tribune Chronicle AUSTINTOWN — Japanese youth spent part of their summer in Ohio learning how real American families live. Gary Reel, local coordinator, said the kids arrived in late July and stayed through mid-August with families in northeast Ohio as part of the 4-H / LABO International ...

Antique tractor and car show coming to Fowler

Community News

SEEING EYE FOWLER EVENT: The Fowler Historical Society will hold its antique tractor and car show and Chinese auction 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the center green, Routes 305 and 193. The Butts Family Museum will be open 1 to 4 p.m. the fourth Sunday of each month through October. The Fowler ...

Police blotter — Hubbard

Police Blotters

Hubbard Police activity reported July 1-19: July 19, 11:21 p.m. — Theft reported in the 1st block of Church Street. 2:17 p.m. — Suspicious person reported in the 1st block of Rebecca Street. 8:02 a.m. — Theft reported in the 200 block of Oakland Avenue. July 18, 7:41 p.m. ...

County expands sewer district

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Trumbull County has expanded its sewer district to include parts that were left out in the lines drawn in 1972. Redrawing the lines will ensure areas that were left out — unincorporated areas that were not part of sewered areas at the time — can be included in upcoming projects, said ...

Tribune Chronicle / Andy Gray
From left, Brett Bunker, current president of the Trumbull New Theatre board, and Emily Webster Love, who has been involved with the community theater for more than 50 years, sing "Welcome to the Theater" to open TNT 60th anniversary celebration for the opening of its performance space in Niles.

TNT veterans gather for anniversary celebration

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NILES — David Brown made his stage debut at age 4 in “The Seven Year Itch,” the very first production Trumbull New Theatre staged at its theater in Niles in 1957. He only had one line but, “I discovered I liked applause,” Brown said. He ended up leading the audience in its ...

Police blotter — Bazetta

Police Blotters

Bazetta Police activity reported July 30-Aug. 12: Aug. 12, 10:22 p.m. — Intoxicated person reported on Wal-Mart Drive. 7:01 p.m. — Motor vehicle crash with injuries reported in the 2900 block of Cadwallader Sonk Road. 5:16 p.m. — Disturbance reported in the 2200 block of Niles ...

Niles investigates teen shooting

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NILES — Police are investigating a shooting Saturday afternoon involving two teenage brothers. According to police, the shooting occurred around 1:30 p.m. Saturday on West Park Avenue. The gunshot victim was transported to the hospital, where he had surgery for a non-life-threatening wound. ...

Police blotter — Weathersfield

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Weathersfield Police activity Aug. 3-15: Aug. 15, 11:54 p.m. — Domestic violence reported at 1623 Laura Lane after the woman told police her boyfriend assaulted her and held her in the bathroom. Geoffrey Presco was arrested and taken to Trumbull County Jail. 7:35 p.m. — Overdose ...

The Hoppers returning to Warren

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WARREN — One of America’s favorite gospel music acts, The Hoppers, is scheduled to return to Warren on Sept. 11 as part of their “Life Is Good” tour for an evening of Christian fellowship and entertainment. The concert, co-sponsored by the Tribune Chronicle and Warren First Assembly ...

Police blotter — Niles

Police Blotters

Niles Police activity reported Aug. 8-17: Aug. 17, 9:17 p.m. — A caller reported seeing a person wearing a clown mask looking into cars at Extreme Air in the Eastwood Mall Complex. 6:42 p.m. — Theft from a vehicle reported at the police department. 5:14 p.m. — A caller reported ...

Police blotter — Kinsman

Police Blotters

Kinsman Police activity reported Aug. 1-14: Aug. 14, 4:30 p.m. — Suspicious incident reported in the 7600 block of Ray State Line Road. Aug. 11, 8:40 p.m. — Property damage reported in the 8500 block of State Street. 5:50 p.m. — Disturbance reported in the 8800 block of state ...

Agenda

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NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the municipal building. CHAMPION BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 7 p.m. today at high school media center. MECCA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at township hall. CORTLAND COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building. Council ...

Tribune Chronicle / R. Michael Semple
View of intersection of Rt. 46 and Rt 82 in Howlnd...This view is looking south on Rt 46 just north of Rt 82...by R. Michael Semple

Intersection averages 32 crashes a year

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HOWLAND — Chances are if you haven’t had problems at the state Route 46 and state Route 82 interchange in Howland, someone you know has, Howland officials say. Over the last five years, the intersection averaged 32 crashes a year, according to Brent Kovacs, a spokesman with District 4 of ...

Lou-Ida Farms marks 100th year breeding Holsteins

Business

LORDSTOWN — The black-and-white Holstein stood at attention and nudged the familiar hand of the woman who has spent most of her 80 years tending cattle on the 500-plus acres her family has owned for more than 100 years. “My mother loved the cows,” she said softly while lightly ...

More than 70 animals are taken from Lordstown home

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LORDSTOWN — The discovery of five dogs and 70 cats living in an elderly woman’s home — along with animal feces and urine that accumulated on the floors, walls and furniture — led the Trumbull County Combined Health District to declare the home uninhabitable. Lordstown police went to ...

Bridging the ‘skills gap’ as jobs go overseas

Business

NORWOOD — Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company’s plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a 3M supervisor, praising Mays as “a GREAT employee.” But it’s all ...