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Jail doc can be coroner in some situations

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WARREN — If the doctor contracted to provide medical services to inmates at the Trumbull County Jail is appointed coroner today, the county must have an alternative in place to handle any unusual deaths at the facility, according to an opinion from the Ohio Ethics Commission. Members of the ...

Man sentenced for sex crimes

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WARREN — A man from Campbell was sentenced to 48 months in prison Wednesday for sexually assaulting a young girl. Donald J. Bonetti, 46, pleaded guilty April 13 to four counts of gross sexual imposition in connection to a report he assaulted a girl between ages 6 and 14 from 2008 to 2017, ...

On the record – Howland

Community News

WHAT: Township trustee meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Matt Vansuch and James Lapolla ABSENT: Rick Clark Trustees: • Approved a zone change of .5526 acres of land from corridor review district office and institutional to residential at 9140 East Market Street and off Avalon Drive for plans ...

Agenda

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• GIRARD BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 3:30 p.m. today at the high school media center. • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 7:30 a.m. today at the township hall. • SOUTHINGTON BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 6:15 p.m. today at the media center on a ...

Councilman seeks to have attorney fired

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WARREN — A city councilman has requested legislation to remove attorney Stephen Samuels of the law firm of Frost, Brown and Todd from the effort to renegotiate the Master Meter Agreement between the city and Trumbull County. Councilman Ken MacPherson, D-5th Ward, said legal representation ...

Interstate 80 section paving today

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LIBERTY — A section of Interstate 80 east to state Route 11 north in Austintown, Girard and Liberty will be closed for a few hours starting 11 p.m. today for pavement repairs. The Ohio Department of Transportation said the ramp will be closed until 3 a.m. Friday. The detour will be ...

On the record – McDonald

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Wednesday PRESENT: John Saganich, Jody Klase, Wendy Higgins and Joseph Cappuzzello ABSENT: Thomas Hannon • Renewed the supplemental contract of Wilma Sylak as transportation supervisor at two hours per day for 206 days at $7,115 for the 2018-19 ...

Fire district names deputy chief

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NEWTON — The Newton Falls Joint Fire District board on Tuesday approved promoting fire Capt. Don Byrd to deputy fire chief. Board President Bill Irons said Byrd will work with fire Chief Doug Theobald. Byrd served as interim chief previously when the board was searching for a fire chief. ...

On the record – Liberty

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Monday PRESENT: Calvin Jones, Diana DeVito, Scott Davis, Christopher Brookbank and David Malone • Approved reconfiguring the building grade levels and special-education programs for 2018-19. Students in preschool to sixth grade will be housed in the E.J. ...

Ashtabula man to visit White House

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ASHTABULA — The father of a soldier who was killed in Afghanistan six years ago will meet with President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, June 4 at the White House. Ceejay Metcalf is one of 25 Gold Star families invited to the dinner with the Trumps, Vice President Mike Pence and his ...

Envirothon stimulates students

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Initiative of a passionate teacher and the cooperation of many other teachers, PTA, a local restaurant and many volunteers resulted in a wonderful learning experience for a group of local first-graders. It was like an envirothon for young students. Envirothon? It’s an educational ...

Local schools awarded state grants

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WARREN — Several school districts in Trumbull County will receive a portion of $33 million from the state to improve student literacy. The Trumbull County Educational Service Center, in association with Lakeview, Joseph Badger, Weathersfield, Lordstown, Newton Falls and Southington school ...

McDonald hires school treasurer

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McDONALD — The McDonald Board of Education has named Megan Titus as the new full-time school district treasurer. Titus, a certified public accountant and senior manager with the Meaden and Moore’s Assurance Services Group, was granted a one-year contract at $60,000 for the 2018-19 school ...

Memorial Day events

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Friday • NILES — 11 a.m., Fallen Veterans Memorial service at the Suites at Continuing Healthcare of Niles, 2567 Niles Vienna Road. Saturday • VIENNA — 11 a.m., ceremony, Crown Hill Burial Park, 3966 Warren Sharon Road • WARREN — 2 p.m., Pineview Memorial Park chapel, 4049 ...

Schools to get full-time resource officer

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CHAMPION — Since the Champion School District will soon have a new PK-8 school complex opening this summer next to the high school off state Route 45, the Board of Education has approved having a full-time school resource officer to provide protection. The board on Monday approved a ...

One last lap in Champion

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Champion Middle School eighth-grader Tyler Rupe, 14, and other eighth-graders take their final lap around the school Tuesday and are congratulated by other students at the school. Tuesday was the last day students will attend the middle school and Central Elementary, which will be demolished ...

Students visit NASA Glenn

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YOUNGSTOWN — Seniors from the Choffin Career and Technical Center visited the NASA Glenn Research Center on May 14 as part of the Gaining Traction on Mars Competition. Choffin’s team — Rhea Dowell-Betts, Lorenzo Flowers, Silas Elder and Samuel Nazario Rivera — designed 3D parts for ...