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Local gas prices on par with the region

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WARREN — The average price for gasoline in the Warren-Youngstown area is on par with the northeast Ohio average of $2.66 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. In Niles, however, it’s less at $2.57 per gallon. The average price across the region rose 7 cents ...

On the record – Girard

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WHAT: City Council meeting Monday evening PRESENT: Mayor James Melfi, councilmembers Reynold Paolone, John Moliterno, Lily Martuccio, Mark Ragozine and Fran Wilson ABSENT: Councilmen William Ryser, Mark Standohar and Thomas Grumley Council: • Tabled all items until the April 27 ...

On the record – Southington

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WHAT: Township trustee special meeting Thursday PRESENT: Cindy Speaker, Sam Plott and Bob Reader Trustees: • Approved the bridge weight reduction on Doty East Road, suggested by the Trumbull County Engineers office; • Approved the update to the Geauga Trumbull Solid Waste ...

Tues. 2:15 p.m.: Biden to announce 2020 bid on Thursday

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Answering perhaps the most significant question of the early 2020 election season, former Vice President Joe Biden will launch his presidential campaign on Thursday. The move, confirmed by a person familiar with his plans, sets up the 76-year-old lifelong politician as a ...

Girard tables vote on ordinances

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GIRARD — City council will meet in regular session 7 p.m. April 29 to vote on ordinances tabled during Monday’s meeting due to three councilmembers not in attendance. Voting on the ordinances — establishing council member, officer and director salaries and ordinances regarding ...

Sunday spill was not an oil product

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NILES — The Ohio EPA reported Monday what appeared to be a petroleum-based product found in a creek near Youngstown Warren Road and Park Avenue was not oil, but instead the buildup of organic matter and algae on the creek that closely resembled degraded petroleum. Trumbull County HAZMAT ...

Tues. 10:30 a.m.: Firefighters on scene of barn fire

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WEATHERSFIELD - Firefighters are one the scene of a barn fire near the intersection West Liberty and Welsh Hill in the township, near Four Mile Run Road. Police scanner traffic is reporting the barn, which houses livestock, was fully engulfed with flames a short time ago. At least one ...

Bombings kill at least 207 in Sri Lanka

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Police in Sri Lanka said today the investigation into the Easter Sunday bombings will examine reports that the intelligence community failed to detect or warn of possible suicide attacks before the violence. The nine bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites ...

Business briefs

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COURTYARD CANFIELD GETS AWARD: The Courtyard by Marriott Youngstown-Canfield was honored by Marriott International with three awards for superior performance, including the prestigious Diamond Circle Award. Diamond Circle, given to seven of 1,071 Courtyard properties in the world this year, ...

Fish, game group set for Niles event

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YOUTH DAY: The Western Reserve Fish and Game Association’s Youth Day is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the indoor facilities, 1056 W. Third St., Niles. Activities include archery, crossbows and air guns. Equipment and safety gear available but participants can bring own. All activities ...

Group helps grandparents

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WARREN — With more grandparents raising their grandchildren, a local group has formed to help provide support. This spring, Sharon Grover and Bonnie Wilson co-founded Grandparents Raising and Nurturing Grandaughters and Sons (GRANDS). The group meets every two weeks, 6 p.m. Thursdays, ...

Local families receive help during Easter

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WARREN — Wanting to help make Easter special for local families whose loved ones died this year, a group of volunteers organized a community Easter egg hunt and bike and Easter basket giveaway. Ashley Martin and Marque Allen with Allen Lawn Care LLC were among the local organizers of the ...

Federal arson trial begins today

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WARREN — A jury trial is scheduled to begin today for a Warren man accused of paying out cash and drugs to set fire to properties he owned in order to collect insurance money, according to court documents. Daryl Evans of Warren is charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, ...

Agenda

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• KINSMAN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at township hall. • NEWTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6:30 p.m. today at township hall. • GIRARD COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building. • AUSTINTOWN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet noon today at the township ...

Braceville fire at golf course becomes costly

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BRACEVILLE — Golf carts, lawn mowers and tractors were destroyed in a Sunday afternoon fire at a maintenance and equipment storage building at Riverview Golf Club Driving Range, 3903 state Route 82 SW. Braceville Fire Department crews were called out at 1:30 p.m. to the blaze as several ...

Hubbard Township seeks approval of police levies

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HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — Township trustees are seeking passage of two police levies on the May 7 primary ballot in an attempt to alleviate budgetary problems in the police department. Voters will see a 1.75-mill renewal operating police levy and a 1.75-mill new additional levy for police ...

Brookfield gets items for extra safety

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BROOKFIELD — Wanting to make sure fire, police and paramedic crews are safer on the highways and interstates when called to accident and fire scenes, Brookfield township trustees pursued and received more than $800 worth of safety equipment. Trustees on Friday were presented with ...