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Assassination of McKinley marked

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NILES — It was 118 years ago on Saturday when Niles native President William McKinley died from injuries received when he was shot eight days earlier in Buffalo, N.Y. The Republican president was just six months into his second term when Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen while ...

Lordstown teacher stable at hospital

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LORDSTOWN — A Lordstown High School teacher who was hit by a van last week while riding her bike to school on Salt Springs Road is stable and recovering at the hospital, a family member said. Daniel Bloomberg, a spokesman for the family of Jenna Barvitski, said his sister-in-law, who is ...

Girard investigates 711 rollover crash

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GIRARD — Girard police are investigating an early Sunday morning rollover crash on state Route 711. Reports state police received a call just after 2:30 a.m. of an SUV heading south on Route 711 near the Gypsy Lane exit when the driver lost control and the vehicle flipped over. Only ...

Mon. 10:30 a.m.: Impractical Jokers coming to Covelli Centre

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The comedy troupe The Tenderloins, stars of TruTV's "Impractical Jokers," will perform Dec. 7 at the Covelli Centre. Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano are creators, executive producers and stars of "Impractical Jokers," now in its eighth season. The group also has finished ...

Warren crews battle Sunday house blaze

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WARREN — The Warren Fire Department is investigating an early Sunday morning house fire at 387 First St. SW. Reports state crews received a call around midnight Sunday to the one-family dwelling with smoke showing from the back of the building. Crews were able to quickly get the fire ...

On the record: Brookfield

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WHAT: Trustees met Sept. 9. PRESENT: Gary Lees, Dan Suttles, Ron Haun Trustees: • Heard from Suttles the township has received a $5,000 grant to be used along with available funds in the van account for a new senior citizens van. The current van has 140,000 miles on it so they will ...

Work on Robins Theatre nears completion

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WARREN — The marquee for the Robins Theatre will be installed in early October. That’s one of the final developments the public will see before the downtown theater that’s been closed for 45 years celebrates its grand reopening, announced for Jan. 9, 2020. A news conference Monday to ...

Sun. 5:11 p.m.: Protest planned at GM Lordstown tonight

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DETROIT (AP) — Contract talks between the United Auto Workers union and General Motors broke off Sunday and haven't resumed, meaning the union's first national strike since 2007 is very likely. GM's 49,200 UAW members are scheduled to go on strike at 11:59 p.m. unless an agreement is reached ...

Cortland

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Police activity reported Aug. 23-29: Aug. 29, 10:25 p.m. — Disorderly conduct reported in the 600 block of South High Street. 5:28 p.m. — Children left alone in a vehicle reported at a business in the 500 block of South High Street. 3:38 p.m. — Cortland police assisted Cortland ...

Valley districts handwrite their own rules

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WARREN — Teaching cursive handwriting has not been a requirement for Ohio school districts since 2010, but Warren schools made the decision to implement direct teaching of handwriting during the 2018-19 school year, according to Jackie Lawrence, literacy coordinator of the district. “The ...

Leavittsburg open house set

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MUSEUM HOLDS EVENT: Leavittsburg Heritage Museum, 4901 W. Market St., Leavittsburg will hold an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. The museum showcases items from the history of the township. BITS OF HISTORY: Bites and Bits of History will be noon Thursday with “Art and the American ...

Howland

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Police activity reported Aug.28- Sept. 11: Sept. 11, 4:45 p.m. — Unwanted person and a warrant arrest reported in the 1600 block of Genesse Ave. 3:26 p.m. — Theft reported in the 2200 block of Niles Cortland Road. 7:57 a.m. — Theft reported in the 2700 block of Howland Wilson ...

Heavy rainfall causes school’s roof to collapse

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WARREN — Kimberly Clinkscale, director of Hope Academy for Autism, was informed Saturday morning that the Trumbull center off Niles Road had suffered extensive damage from heavy rainfall Friday night and early Saturday. She said when she arrived Saturday morning, she saw the entire roof at ...

Agenda

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• NILES FINANCE COMMITTEE has canceled its meeting for Monday. • KINSMAN ZONING BOARD will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at township hall. • ALLIANCE FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION COALITION will meet 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at TMHA first floor conference room. • TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will ...