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Hollywood Gaming VLT numbers rise

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AUSTINTOWN — Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course last month outpaced wagering on its video lottery terminals from last year. Last month, the Austintown facility saw $99.4 million in credits played, up about $5.2 million over the same month last year when there were $94.2 ...

Teen leads police on foot chase

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WARREN — An 18-year-old that led police on an extended foot chase from a Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority apartment complex Monday evening is facing charges of drug possession, tampering with evidence and obstructing official business. Parris J. Daniels, 2039 Milton St. SE, was ...

On the record – Bristol

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Doug Seemann, Mark Webb and Ramon French Trustees: • Heard from Boy Scout Troop 4075 member Logan Wagner who wants to straighten headstones on markers at the Pioneer Cemetery for his Eagle Scout project. He will do a trial headstone and ...

Chemical spill contained

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WEATHERSFIELD — A hydrochloric acid spill Monday that caused residents and businesses to evacuate was contained to the site of the leak using dikes and dams, according to an official with the township fire department. About 2,500 gallons of the caustic chemical leaked from one of two large ...

Church festival starts Wednesday

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MOUNT CARMEL FESTIVAL: The 85th annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Festival will be held Wednesday through Sunday on the church grounds, 381 Robbins Ave., Niles. The festival, which includes food, bingo, games, bocce, musical entertainment and amusement rides, is held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and ...

People removed from spill area

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WEATHERSFIELD — When Franklin Starky woke to a popping sound at about 5 a.m. Monday, he checked his two horses and upon finding nothing, went back to sleep. About two and half hours later, a firefighter was knocking on the door of his home, 335 Tibbetts Wick Road, telling Starky he needed ...

Agenda

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• TRUMBULL COUNTY CHILDREN SERVICES BOARD has canceled its meeting for today. • BAZETTA PARK BOARD will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • HARTFORD APPLE FESTIVAL COMMITTEE will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • NILES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 4 p.m. today ...

TJX to commit to natural buffer

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LORDSTOWN — TJX Companies Inc. is committed to donating at least 100 acres of land to act as a natural buffer or conservation space for its proposed 1.2 million-square-foot HomeGoods distribution center on Ellsworth Bailey Road. “We hope that our engagement with the Ohio EPA ...

Tues. 7 p.m.: Lordstown power plant completes ‘first fire’

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LORDSTOWN - A test run of the $890 million Lordstown Energy Center was completed Monday night, and the plant is on track for a September or October opening. Eric Stasiowski, spokesman for Lordstown Energy Center, said the testing began Thursday and ended Monday night. William Siderewicz, ...

Mosquito Lake drowning victim named

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BAZETTA — A man who drowned Sunday in Mosquito Lake has been identified as Antonio S. Randall of Youngstown, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. “He swam out past the buoys, the 4.5-foot depth drops off after that. It was too deep,” said Eric Heis, ODNR ...

Conspiracy alleged in Girard speed camera case filing

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WARREN — A class action lawsuit against Girard and the company that operates speed cameras there, Tennessee-based Blue Line Solutions, alleges they unjustly cited motorists for speeding along a stretch of Interstate 80. Motorists traveling the road through Girard between Dec. 7, 2017, and ...

Northern Irish youth in US as part of Ulster Project

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NILES — Teens from Northern Ireland are spending part of their summer in the United States learning of American culture as part of the Ulster Project. Anna Aitken, counselor with the Ulster Project, said the 11 Northern Irish teens, who are 14 and 15 years old, will participate in several ...

On the record – Mecca

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WHAT: Trustee meeting Monday PRESENT: Fritz Birkhimer, Jim Governor and Dan Galbincea Trustees: • Approved Frank Martuccio Asphalt and Paving for tar and chip work on 2.5 miles of roads in the township at $14.50 per mile. Governor said sections of Love Warner, Mahan Denman East, Mahan ...

On the record – Lordstown

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WHAT: Village council meeting Monday PRESENT: Robert Bond, Karen Jones, Lamar Liming, Ron Radtka, Don Reider, Howard Sheely and Mayor Arno Hill Council: • Heard from resident Martin Jones of Hallock Young Road who questioned whether the zoning change to industrial for property for ...

On the record – Cortland

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WHAT: City council meeting Monday PRESENT: Deidre Petrosky, Kevin Piros, James Edwards, Kathy Fleischer, Patti Keller, Don Moore, Scott Rowley and Mayor James Woofter Council: • Heard from Woofter that work is underway for the veterans memorial being constructed at Point Park. He said ...