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Northeast Ohio gas prices drop

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Northeast Ohio gas prices dropped 4 cents this week to $2.72 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. Motorists are seeing cheaper gas prices this week for the bulk of the Great Lakes and Central states. Statewide, Ohio tops the chart for the biggest weekly change in ...

Seeing Eye

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ANNUAL PROGRAM: “Get Your Bird On,” Mosquito Creek Lake’s annual birding event will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Lakeview Recreational Area, 3061 Warren Meadville Road, Cortland. The free event will include programs and displays on purple martins, birds of prey and common ...

Experts say tariffs will raise car prices

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Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corridor. But if President Donald Trump delivers on threats to place 25 percent tariffs on imported vehicles and ...

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• SENIOR SERVICES ADVISORY COUNCIL will hold a special meeting 10 a.m. today on funding and 3:30 p.m. for transportation subcommittee, followed by the regular meeting at offices, 2931 Youngstown Road. • STEAM ACADEMY Board of Directors will hold a board meeting 3 p.m. today at the school, ...

Man pleads not guilty in Niles shooting death

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WARREN — The man accused in the deadly June 11 shooting outside a bar in Niles appeared Monday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court without a lawyer for his arraignment. Robin Luke Caviness, 38, of Howland, pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder, three counts of felonious assault and a ...

Local bank stocks mixed

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Cortland Bancorp gained 40 cents Monday to close trading at $23.40 per share. First Niles Financial did not change to close at $9.50 per share.

Scouts dedicate garden, bench

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HUBBARD — Girl Scouts from Service Unit 811 have created a special garden at Harding Park to remember two women who contributed to Scouting and the community. Scouts from Hubbard, Liberty and Brookfield will use the garden to grow vegetables and herbs to donate to the St. Patrick food ...

Falls denies ballot request

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NEWTON FALLS — An attempt by a member of council to get a charter amendment on the November ballot he claims would ease communication among city officials was voted down Monday. Third Ward Councilman Mark Stimpert cast the only “yes” vote for asking voters to change the charter to allow ...

18 seek fire chief position

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BROOKFIELD — Eighteen people have applied to be fire chief in Brookfield, including two members of the township’s department, and trustees are working with the Ohio Fire Chief’s Association to get a new chief in place by August. Trustee Dan Suttles, a retired assistant fire chief in ...

Bazetta trustees remove officer for poor conduct

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BAZETTA — Trustees on Monday terminated police officer Dylan Herrick at the recommendation of police Chief Mike Hovis. Hovis fired Herrick on June 12 for conduct unbecoming an officer following a June 6 incident where he was accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend in Warren. Hovis had ...

Man given 90 days in jail for starving animals

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WARREN — A man accused of starving his pit bull terriers was sentenced Monday to 90 days in the Trumbull County Jail and banned from owning animals again. Rashod M. Brown Sr., 39, of Idylwild Street, Warren, pleaded guilty in April to three felony counts of prohibition concerning ...

Police blotter – Kinsman

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Police activity reported May 17-31: May 31, 8:10 p.m. — Civil dispute reported in the 7900 block of Farmdale North. 7:23 p.m. — Suspicious activity reported in the 6400 block of Kinsman Nickerson Road. May 29, 11:24 p.m. — Officers assisted the rescue squad in the 9200 block of Ward ...

On the record – Brookfield

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WHAT: Trustees special meeting Friday PRESENT: Ron Haun, Dan Suttles and Gary Lees. Trustees: • Approved renewing an agreement with Lexipol Policy Management for the police department at $4,222 and adding the fire department at $2,642. Suttles said Lexipol provides online policies, ...

Murder victim just starting life

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WARREN — Two weeks before he died, Clayton Bender turned to social media to post about his recent successes. A new job, and then a second new job. He was proud to be working, to be earning money “the right way,” and he was on the “path to success.” But, “He was taken at such a ...

Mon. 3 p.m.: Howland man appears in court in Niles killing

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WARREN - The man accused of shooting a Warren resident outside of Madden's Bar last week appeared before Trumbull Common Pleas Judge W. Wyatt McKay for an arraignment without his lawyer today. Robin Luke Caviness, 32, of Howland, pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder, each with a firearm ...

Business briefs

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LOCAL HOSPITAL RECOGNIZED: St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital has been awarded the Gold Plus Quality Award for Heart Failure Care from the American Heart Association’s “Get with the Guidelines” program for the seventh year in a row. The hospital was also added to the association’s ...

Seeing Eye

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Newton Falls Fourth of July: The Newton Falls Fourth of July Committee will hold the 32nd annual street car show 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on North Canal Street. There will be 300 spaces available for the event, which includes 50-50 drawing and DJ music. Call Tony at 330-360-4546. The ...

Braceville vet saw the world in Navy

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Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series published every Monday between Memorial Day and Veterans Day honoring local veterans. BRACEVILLE — At 20 years old, Charles R. “Chuck” McDermott was looking for work. Following the loss of a job in Florida and having worked as a paper ...

Agenda

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• BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. today at township hall to terminate and hire employees. • CORTLAND COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building. • LORDSTOWN COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the municipal building. • HUBBARD COUNCIL will ...

Students take part in career exploration

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CHAMPION — Thirteen-year-old Natalie Piecuch said she is interested in science careers that deal with gravity and exceleration and felt that rocket building and launching was exactly what she was looking for. Piecuch, who will be an eighth-grader in Southington, was among more than 70 ...