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Blown transformer blamed for outage

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WARREN — A transformer blew near downtown Warren around 8:30 p.m. Thursday, knocking out power to hundreds of customers, including the Tribune Chronicle on Franklin Street SE ; the Warren Police Department on South Street SE, and Trumbull Regional Medical Center on East Market ...

Fri. 6:30 p.m.: Nearly 1,400 in Trumbull County without power

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WARREN - Wind and equipment failures have left nearly 1,400 Ohio Edison customers in Trumbull County without power. A spokeswoman from Ohio Edison said Warren and other affected areas should have power restored by 9 p.m. The areas impacted are Warren, 1,100 customers; Champion, 50 ...

One dead in two-vehicle crash

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BROOKFIELD — One person died Thursday in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 62, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The crash occurred just after 9 a.m. on U.S. Route 62 at Bedford Road when a 2001 Ford Windstar hit a 2014 Mack truck that didn’t stop at a stop sign, a press ...

On the record – Bristol

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Doug Seeman, Ramon French and Mark Webb Trustees: • Adopted a policy for usage of the electronic sign at the center on what types of postings shall be permitted. Allowed are emergency information, road closings, high water, sprayings, ...

On the record – Brookfield

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Ronda Bonekovic, George Economides and Tim Filipovich ABSENT: Ron Brennan and Kelly Carrier The Board: • Approved an updated policy allowing students to use personal communication devices. Superintendent Velina Jo Taylor said the ...

On the record – Mathews

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Tarin Brown, Michele Garman, Rex Rager, Tom Gifford and Jim Pegg The Board: • Heard of plans to repair and replace the bleachers at the football stadium; • Approved increasing substitute classified position wages from minimum ...

On the record — Weathersfield

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Thursday PRESENT: Aaron Wallace, Cheryl Basista, Mark Bodo, Tim Gleason and Joshua Garris The Board: • Received a $3,000 donation from Dave Sylak of the Mineral Ridge Alumni Association to be used for a scholarship; • Heard from Superintendent ...

Military academy information day set

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WARREN — Women and men interested in joining one of the country’s military academies are invited 9:30 a.m. Saturday to a military academy information day hosted by U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce, R-Russell. Representatives from the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy (West Point), U.S. ...

On the record – Maplewood

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Monday PRESENT: Dan Schwartz, Dan Denman, Tami Morrison, Tom Donaldson and Kevin Blair The board: • Approved Karafa’s Landscaping Service of Warren at $320 per school per snow removal this winter. The company will remove snow at the high school in ...

On the record -Newton Falls

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WHAT: Village council meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Joseph Battisti, Tarry Alberini, Phillip Beer, John Baryak, Mark Stimpert and Mayor Lyle Waddell Council: • Heard first reading on an ordinance to adopt sections of the 2015 International Property Maintenance Code that would bring the code ...

Unattended stove causes Warren fire

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WARREN — Unattended cooking in a kitchen caused approximately $3,000 worth of damage to an apartment at the Reeves Apartments on West Market Street NW. Warren fire crews were called out 6 p.m. Wednesday, with the fire contained to one apartment on the building’s first floor. A ...

Three juvenile runaways return

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WARREN — Three juveniles returned in the early morning hours Thursday to Trumbull County Children Services after leaving the Reeves Road facility Wednesday evening. A Trumbull County 911 spokesman said the two females, one 11 and the other 12, and a 15-year-old male returned at 2 a.m. ...

Bookmobile program marks 80 years

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WARREN — Philip Stouffer and Rebecca Alfrey stepped off the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library Bookmobile, each toting a bag overflowing with books, comic books, DVDs and CDs. Parked at Warren Plaza, the vehicle was just a few hundred yards from where they live at the Elms Apartments ...

Local bank stocks stagnant

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Cortland Bancorp and First Niles Financial held steady in trading for a sixth day in a row Wednesday to close at $24.50 and $9.25 per share, respectively.

Seeing Eye

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ANNUAL EVENT: The 11th annual Buddy Walk of the Valley will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Eastwood Field in Niles. Gates open at 11 a.m. Individuals with Down syndrome who register for the walk will receive a 2018 Buddy Walk Medal and bag. ALZHEIMER WORKSHOPS: The Alzheimer Network will present three ...

Parish wants list of accused priests now

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YOUNGSTOWN — A parish in the Diocese of Youngstown is petitioning Bishop George Murry to release a list of priests removed from ministry for sexual abuse as soon as possible, but officials said the process will take time. Following the release last month of a Pennsylvania grand jury ...

Agenda

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• TRUMBULL VETERANS SERVICES COMMISSION will meet 10 a.m. today at the Paul Heltzel Memorial Room in Warren. • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a work session 3:15 p.m. today at township hall on township business. No formal action is expected. • GIRARD CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION ...

Ellwood to expand in Hubbard Township

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HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — Pennsylvania-based Ellwood Group officially announced Wednesday it will build its new Ellwood Aluminum manufacturing facility in Hubbard Township adjacent to its existing Ellwood Engineering Castings site. The company said it expects the new $60 million facility to ...