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Tue. 3:11 p.m.: Reward offered in Niles death case

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NILES - Police here have partnered with Crimestoppers in Youngstown to try to further the investigation into the October 2016 death of an elderly woman inside her Hiram Street home. The agencies announced Tuesday there is now a $10,000 reward leading to the arrest and conviction of persons ...

Hubbard approves medical marijuana dispensing

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HUBBARD — City council has agreed to prohibit the cultivating and processing of medical marijuana. However, by a 5-2 vote Monday, members approved allowing retail dispensary establishments to sell it. Initially, an ordinance that was proposed prohibited dispensaries from selling ...

Newton Falls hosts market

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FARMERS MARKET: Newton Falls farmers market will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the community park off South Center Street and Quarry Street. Proceeds will be partly given out as two scholarships to graduating high school seniors. TASK FORCE: The Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention ...

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Larry Richardson, a professional bird guide with Sabrewing Nature Tours, posts the names of the variety of birds that were seen during a walking tour this past weekend at Mosquito Lake State Park as part of the three-day Big Birding Weekend.

Bird watching big at lake

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BAZETTA — Local residents both walked and drove around Mosquito Lake using binoculars and their eyes and ears to see the variety of birds that make the area their home. Cindy Orth, a park naturalist with the Mosquito Lake State Park, said the park, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and ...

License plate tax hike will help pave Cortland roads

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CORTLAND — A vehicle license tax is expected to raise money for Cortland’s roads following a city council decision Monday. An ordinance, that went through its first reading May 15 and passed its third and final reading, outlines the tax that is expected to raise about $37,500 per year. ...

Warren auditor wants to refinance

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WARREN — City Auditor Vince Flask asked council’s finance committee to consider allowing him to sell a new bond to replace three existing bonds sold in 2013 for $8.59 million. Proceeds for the three bonds, sold for $2.16 million, $3.96 million and $2.44 million, were used for a building ...

Latest London attack hints at new polarization

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LONDON (AP) — The rash of deadly terror attacks that has rattled Britain in recent months took an ominous new turn on Monday as Muslim worshipers became targets during the holy month of Ramadan, mowed down by an attacker who plowed a van into a crowd leaving prayers at two mosques in north ...

Todd Boerner, educational specialist at the Akron Zoo, shows a kinkajou from the Brazilian rain forest to children Monday at the Girard Free Library. He also showed an Eastern box turtle and boa from Madagascar as part of a nature program. A kinkajou is a member of the raccoon family.
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visit from akron ZOO

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Todd Boerner, educational specialist at the Akron Zoo, shows a kinkajou from the Brazilian rain forest to children Monday at the Girard Free Library. He also showed an Eastern box turtle and boa from Madagascar as part of a nature program. A kinkajou is a member of the raccoon ...

Niles looks to pool repairs

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NILES — Much-needed repairs to the closed Waddell Park swimming pool are being considered by city council. A study done by Phillips Sekanick Architects of all city-owned buildings, aimed at determining the status of and necessary repairs for the structures, included the pool and park ...

Ohio collision victim was about ready to retire

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The Associated Press Among the seven U.S. Navy sailors who died in the Saturday collision between the USS Fitzgerald and a Philippine-flagged container ship off Japan were an Ohio man expecting to retire soon, a Maryland man who was his father’s best friend and a former volunteer ...

Body found was missing man

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WARREN – The body found in a wooded area of Bristol on Thursday has been identified as a 22-year-old city man reported missing by his family last week. The Trumbull County Coroner’s Office confirmed on Monday that the body is that of Brandon Sample, according to Tribune Chronicle ...

Toddler’s death ruled drowning

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WARREN — A toddler who died Wednesday at her Homewood Avenue SE home drowned accidentally, according to the Trumbull County Coroner’s Office. The office Monday confirmed the cause of death for 15-month-old Nevaeh Jones, who was taken to Trumbull Memorial Hospital after reports came ...

Brier SE house hit by gunfire

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WARREN — A house at 2484 Brier St. SE was hit with gunfire just after 11 p.m. Saturday, according to a police report. The resident, 49, told police she found a bullet hole in the frame of the home’s front window after hearing about five gunshots outside of the home, the report states. ...

Fake $50 bill used for pizza

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WARREN — Someone used a fake $50 bill to pay for what could have been lunch Friday. A report states police were called shortly before 1:30 p.m. Friday to Pizza Hut, 2790 Mahoning Ave. NW, where the manager said an employee was given a $50 bill for a delivery to a home on Commerce Street ...

Man drives into nursing home

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NORTH JACKSON — No one was hurt Monday morning when a car crashed through the front doors of the Antonine Village nursing and rehabilitation facility on North Lipkey Road. It’s believed the driver, Robert Sine, 74, of Austintown, accidentally pushed the gas pedal instead of the brake ...

Warren man says he was hit with pistol at his home

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Tribune Chronicle WARREN — A city man was hit with a pistol in the back of his head before he was robbed of $50, two cell phones and a laptop computer Sunday at his home, according to a police report. The man, 24, told police three men at about 1 a.m. forced him into his Fifth Street SW ...

On the record: Hubbard, Warren

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Hubbard WHAT: City council meeting Monday PRESENT: Benjamin Kyle, Tim O’Hara, Lisha Pompili-Baumiller, Michael Toda, Justin D. Silvidi, Jerome C. Crowe, Patton Gilliland and Mayor John Darko Council: • Approved R.T. Vernal Paving Inc. at $139,600 for the resurfacing this summer of ...

Private photos on Facebook

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WARREN — A Kinsman Street NW woman reported to police someone she knows posted private photos of her on Facebook, according to a police report. The report, made just before 3 a.m. Saturday, states police told the woman to take screenshots of the photos in case they are removed and to ...

Socks, underwear taken from store

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WARREN — Family Dollar, 1840 Elm Road NE, was robbed of $15 worth of underwear and socks, according to a police report. The store manager told police a man with black hair and black beard ran out of the store carrying a basket of the undergarments at about 9 p.m. Friday, the report ...