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• FARMINGTON TOWNSHIP Road Levy Committee will meet 6:30 p.m. today at the fire station. • LORDSTOWN BOARD OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS will meet 4 p.m. today at the village municipal building. • NILES PARK BOARD will meet 4 p.m. today at the city building. • TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ...

Sales tax increase request delayed

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WARREN — Members of the Trumbull County Regional Council of Governments decided to put on hold a campaign to encourage Trumbull County commissioners to raise the sales tax. “There is not enough support from members to push (the sales tax increase) this year,” said James LaPolla, ...

‘Jersey Boys’ coming to Youngstown

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The Tony Award-winning musical “Jersey Boys” will make its Mahoning Valley debut when its tour comes to Powers Auditorium next spring. The behind-the-music story of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons will play the Youngstown theater on April 22 and 23, 2019. The show — with a book ...

Tues. 9 p.m.: Bill would replace expiring funds for demos

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WARREN - The Neighborhood Initiative Program, used by organizations like county land banks to demolish blight-ridden homes to promote neighborhood stabilization and revitalization, is set to expire in 2020. But there still will be numerous dilapidated houses, functionless factories and homes ...

Warren man arrested in Cortland DQ stabbing

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CORTLAND — A man from Warren faces a charge of felonious assault in connection to a stabbing Sunday in the parking lot of Dairy Queen. Daniel E. Dicks, 38, who was arraigned Monday before Central District Court Judge Thomas A. Campbell, remained in the Trumbull County Jail late Monday ...

Joyce defends against Human Rights Campaign

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WARREN — The Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBTQ civil rights organization in the nation, is throwing its weight and network behind candidates for U.S. Congress it thinks show a record of supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people, and calling out candidates without ...

Tues. 8 p.m.: City manager could have big payout

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NEWTON FALLS — Village Manager Jack Haney could walk away with tens of thousands of dollars when he finishes his employment on Oct. 30. As of Tuesday, Haney has 236 hours of vacation time worth $10,178 and 1,031 hours of sick time worth $44,474, for a total of $54,652 that he could receive, ...

Niles man charged in break-in

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WARREN — A Niles man pleaded not guilty Monday to attempted burglary in connection to an attempted break-in just before 2 a.m. Saturday at Tommy’s Brothers Restaurant, 710 E. Market St. Vincent A. Salmon, 51, 403 1/2 Chestnut, is being held in the Trumbull County Jail on $5,000 bond, ...

Police investigate reports of shots

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WARREN — Police are investigating shots fired near McMyler Street NW and Dickey Avenue NW that struck a vehicle and a tree just before 6:30 p.m. Sunday. A Chrysler 200 sitting in the front yard at 1139 McMyler St. NW was struck by two bullets, shattering the passenger-side rear window, ...

Tues. 12:40 p.m.: Trump declassifies some Russia probe papers

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation, including a portion of a secret surveillance warrant application and former FBI Director James Comey's text messages. Trump made the extraordinary move ...

Woman found dead in lot ID’d

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WARREN — The body found Friday on the city’s southwest side was identified Monday as Savanna K. Erjavec, 23, according to the Trumbull County Coroner’s office. The body was in the 2300 block of Oak Street SW, just off Nevada Avenue SW. Police got the call around 8:45 p.m. Friday, ...

Bridge dedicated to former chief

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WEATHERSFIELD — A bridge on Austintown Warren Road was dedicated Monday in honor of former township fire Chief Randall S. Pugh, who died in April after battling cancer. About 40 people gathered on the bridge near Westwood Lake Park to mark the dedication. “It’s just an honor,” said ...

Tues. 12:20 p.m.: Warren meeting about Hall contract canceled

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WARREN - A Warren City Council meeting scheduled for 3 p.m. Wednesday to discuss the Packard Music Hall contract has been canceled. A separate Warren City Council meeting to discuss the sanitation recycling plant at 4 p.m. Wednesday will continue as scheduled in the Warren Council caucus room.

Airport receives federal grant

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VIENNA — The Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport has received a $535,490 federal grant to make improvements to the facility. The funding, from the Federal Aviation Administration, will help pay for taxiway and tarmac pavement upgrades, replace path indicators on a runway and install nine ...

Tribune seeking young leaders

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WARREN — The Tribune Chronicle is seeking nominations for its sixth annual Twenty Under 20 program. The newspaper, along with co-sponsors Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley and Kent State University at Trumbull, will recognize 20 high-achieving individuals younger than 20 for their ...

Fears of flooding from Florence surge

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WILMINGTON, N.C. — Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods miles inland. “The risk to life is rising with the angry waters,” Gov. Roy Cooper declared ...

Seeing Eye

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LIBRARY BOOKMOBILE CELEBRATES ANNIVERSARY: The Warren-Trumbull County Public Library is celebrating 80 years of Bookmobile library service on Saturday with special events for the community. The library first instituted bookmobile service in 1938 to provide books to residents in communities ...

Vet’s life centered on sports, military

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CORTLAND — John T. Caparanis’ life has centered around sports and the military for the past 73 years. The Cortland resident credits his late father, a U.S. Army veteran, who also was named John. “My dad was a heck of a ballplayer in the Giants minor league system, but then World War ...

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• HOWLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 3 p.m. today at the administration office for work session on district strategic plan. • HUBBARD BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 7 p.m. today at the board room with work session 5:30 p.m. • MECCA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. ...

Cortland stabbing victim in hospital

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CORTLAND — Cortland Police and Trumbull County investigators are looking into a stabbing in the parking lot of the Dairy Queen, 160 S. High St. Sunday evening that sent one man to the hospital. A Trumbull County 911 spokesman said a call came in about 7:25 p.m. about a male stab victim ...