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Mother pleads guilty

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LIBERTY — A woman who left her toddler daughter alone at home while she went out to get alcohol pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of endangering children. Candis Wynn, 31, was ordered to pay a $150 fine and court costs and sentenced to one year of probation by Girard Municipal Court ...

Man charged with vehicular homicide

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MESOPOTAMIA — A man from Minvera faces a charge of vehicular homicide in connection to a May 31 fatal crash involving a logging truck in Mesopotamia. Gilbert Chaidez, 25, pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor Thursday in Newton Falls Municipal Court, where he is due back for a pretrial on ...

Quinby Park to host Arts Across America celebration

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WARREN — An Arts Across America celebration on Monday will give Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership an opportunity to showcase efforts already underway to improve Quinby Park. Renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma is doing culture in action events in conjunction with each concert on his current solo ...

Police investigate report of toddler rape

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NILES — Police were sent to the hospital Tuesday to investigate the reported rape of a 3-year-old girl, according to a police report. The girl’s mother, 22, reported the sex offense and police were sent Tuesday just before 4:30 p.m. to Akron Children's Hospital with a rape kit, the ...

Police seek identity of person of interest

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VIENNA — The Vienna Police Department is seeking help from the public in identifying a person of interest in a recent theft investigation. Police Chief Bob Ludt said while the man is not considered a suspect at this time, they are trying to identify who he is in connection with a theft ...

Bridge replacement project set in Kinsman

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KINSMAN — Burnett East Road between state Route 5 and Farmdale North Road, west of Kinsman Park, will be closed starting Monday to Nov. 10 for a bridge replacement project. The Trumbull County Engineer’s office is recommending motorists take state Route 5 south and then northwest on ...

On the record – Hartford

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Rebecca Whitman, Phil Wilhelm and Mike Bridge Trustees: • Hired Brian Martinek as a part-time patrolman and accepted the resignations of part-time patrolmen Antonio Roth and Eric Rushak, who have both accepted other jobs; • Approved ...

Brookfield narrows candidates for chief

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BROOKFIELD — Township trustees have narrowed fire chief candidates down to two and they are set for interviews on Wednesday. Trustee Dan Suttles said scheduled for second interviews are Dennis Johnson of Hubbard and David Masirovits of Ladson, S.C., who will be interviewed via ...

On the record – McDonald

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WHAT: Board of Education special meeting Wednesday PRESENT: John Saganich, Wendy Higgins, Thomas Hannon and Joseph Capuzzello ABSENT: Jodi Klase The board: • Hired Tami Morrison as a teacher at Roosevelt Elementary School, on a one-year contract at $36,311. She will fill an opening ...

Closed cases

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Cases closed in Trumbull County July 21-28: CLOSED ROSE, TERRY LOUISE vs. ROSE, CHRISTOPHER LEE MONTEVIDEO, RACHEL DENISE . MONTEVIDEO, ANTHONY JOHN DOLBY, CHRISTINE M. vs. DOLBY, SEAN C. CLARK, CHERYL C. vs. DOLBY, SEAN C. DINSIO, MELISSA D. vs. MILLER, DANIEL P. GROVES, ...

On the record – Southington

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Sam Plott, Cindy Speaker and Dan Tietz Trustees: • Approved Garland and Son at $11,940 to seal a wall, replace footers and address the flat roof at the 1907 school building. Plott plans to attend Tuesday’s Southington Board of ...

On the record – Braceville

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Rebecca Rood, Jeff Tucker and Dennis Kuchta Trustees: • Named Josh Rudesill as the new part-time police chief at $1,200 per month. He had previously served as interim chief when former chief William Garro resigned in February after 20 ...

On the record – Newton

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WHAT: Township trustee special meeting Wednesday PRESENT: John Nemet, Pete Augusta and Doreen Lutz Trustees: • Approved American Contracting for the widening and resurfacing of South Center Street with an Ohio Public Works Commission grant to be used. The township will pay $70,000 ...

Local stocks stand pat

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Cortland Bancorp held steady in trading Thursday to close at $24.60 per share. First Niles Financial also held steady Wednesday to close at $9.36 per share.

Area struggles with food hardship

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WARREN — The Warren-Youngstown-Boardman area has the second highest food hardship rate in the U.S., according to a study by the Food Research and Action Center. That means 22 percent of people living in that region have difficulty finding an adequate supply of food, the study states. The ...