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Tribune to host recycling event

Local News

WARREN — The Tribune Chronicle’s annual Earth Day free recycling and shredding event is 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. today in the rear parking lot of the newspaper, at the corner of Vine Avenue SE and South Street SE. Residents may bring their paper products to the parking lot, where there will ...

On the record – Southington

Local News

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Betsy Dunn, John Shaffer, Steve Gilanyi, Al Haberstroh and Rich Selep The Board: • Approved a two-year contract for Donna Sharps as cafeteria supervisor; • Approved an agreement with Trumbull County Educational Service Center for ...

On the record – Bristol

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Ramon French, Doug Seemann, and Mark Webb Trustees: • Heard from Township Supervisor Greg Maraczi that ditching has started on Miller South East and West and Housel Craft roads and culvert head walls have been poured for Mahan Denman ...

On the record – Brookfield

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WHAT: Township trustee special meeting Friday: PRESENT: Gary Lees, Ron Haun and Dan Suttles Trustees: • Discussed recent meeting with Masury area residents and Trumbull County Grants Manager Julie Green about plans for seeking a $750,000 community development block grant for ...

Worlds inside eggs

Local News

HARTFORD — Eggs have always piqued John Grexa’s imagination. “When he was little, he loved birds,” his mom, Kim Grexa, said. “He would go looking for nests and try to identify the birds by what the eggs were.” Now the 18-year-old Eagle Scout works as an expert craftsman, teacher ...

Seeing eye

Community News

EARTH DAY EVENT: Mercy Health St. Joseph Warren Hospital will hold a free Shred Day from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the parking lot. The event is being held for Earth Day. The public can bring paycheck stubs, personal documents, tax records, medical records, credit information and items containing ...

Brookfield

Police Blotters

Police activity reported March 1-31: March 31, 9:47 p.m. — A warrant was served in the 500 block of state Route 7 SE. 9:19 p.m. — A warrant was served in the 5700 block of Everett East Road SE. 2:44 p.m. — Gunshots were reported in the area of Lucy and Ohio streets SE. 9:06 a.m. ...

Howland

Police Blotters

Police activity reported for March 27-April 5: April 5, 4:08 p.m. — Recovered property reported in the 2200 block of Weir Road. 12:16 p.m. — Misuse of credit card reported in the 3800 block of North River Road. April 4, 5:10 p.m. — Theft reported in the 2300 block of Niles ...

FirstEnergy Solutions warns of higher utility bills

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TOLEDO — Shutting down Ohio’s two nuclear power plants would be more costly to the state than approving a financial lifeline to keep them operating, backers told lawmakers this week. In the first legislative hearings on what critics are calling a bailout for the nuclear industry, ...

Agenda

Community News

• NILES FINANCE COMMITTEE will meet 5 p.m. Monday at the conference room at the city building. •TRUMBULL BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES will meet 6 p.m. Monday at Fairhaven School in Niles. • TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH will meet 1 p.m. Wednesday at the health district ...

Hubbard

Police Blotters

Police activity reported April 1-14: April 14, 7:19 a.m. — Theft of less than $1,000 reported in the 100 block of Hubbard Youngstown Road. 5:46 a.m. — Richard W. Fricker, 59, of Hubbard, was arrested on charges of driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, driving in marked ...

Warren law director candidates battle over costs, services

Local News

WARREN — In the battle for the Democratic nomination for law director in Warren, Law Director Gregory V. Hicks and Safety Service Director Enzo Cantalamessa are focusing on the other’s legal experience and how the office spends money. Hicks, 68, has been the city’s law director for 27 ...

Strimbu barbeque event marks 30th anniversary

Community News

BROOKFIELD —The 30th annual Strimbu BBQ is planned for May 1 at the Yankee Lake Ballroom in Brookfield as part of a fundraising effort for the Strimbu Memorial Fund. The event is sponsored by First National Bank and Steel Dynamics. Board President Jim Grasso said since its inception in ...

Trumbull County

Police Blotters

Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office activity reported April 9-17: April 17, 2:56 a.m. — Deputies assisted with an accident investigation in the 2300 block of Anderson-Anthony Road, Southington. 12:51 a.m. — Daniel L. Helmuth, 48, North Bloomfield, was arrested at state Route 88 and Mahan ...

Two seek 4th Ward Democratic nod

Local News

NILES — City council’s 4th Ward Democratic incumbent Albert Cantola is being challenged for the party nod on May 7 by political newcomer Aaron Mymo. Mymo, 44, said his main goal is making safe places and activities for kids. He said he would like to get Mosquito Creek cleaned up and a ...

This week in history

Community News

99 years ago in 1920: A Tribune reader sent in the following interesting communication: “Editor Tribune: Mayor McBride’s suggestion that Warren men wear patched pants instead of overalls in an effort to aid the growing nation-wide movement to reduce the high cost of clothing, is a good ...

Sewer fee increase could end up in courtroom

Local News

CHAMPION — Township trustees Saturday approved spending up to $2,500 in anticipation of filing a stay in court against Trumbull County commissioners to oppose the negotiations that led to a rate increase for sewage treatment. Rex Fee, trustee chairman, said the stay would oppose what he is ...

Occupied Warren 2.0 site chosen

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WARREN — Paint is peeling, there’s no plumbing or electricity and there are tiki torches impaling the ceiling in a condemned house on the city’s southwest side. By September it will be a work of art. And shortly after that, it will be demolished. James Shuttic, director of the Fine ...

On the record – Niles

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WHAT: Board of education meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Mary Ann McMahon, Bobby Seifert, Rebecca DePanicis, Susan Giannetti Longacre, Tony Perrone, Superintendent Ann Marie Thigpen and Treasurer Lori Hudzik The board: • Approved financial reports for March; • Accepted donations from ...

Drivers identified in head-on crash

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HOWLAND — The motorists in a head-on crash Friday that sent two women to the hospital were identified Saturday. Betty Geiwitz, 75, of North Bloomfield, and her passenger, Annette Maraczi, 68, of Cortland, were injured when their car was struck just after 2 p.m. on North River Road NE ...