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Newton Township bridge to be closed

Local News

NEWTON FALLS — The bridge on Pritchard Ohltown Road in Newton Township, directly west of South Canal Street, will be closed for repair work today through Oct. 4. The Trumbull County Engineer’s office is recommending motorists travel east on Pritchard Ohltown Road, south on state Route ...

Niles partnership offers preschool

Local News

NILES — The school district announced Monday that it has partnered with the Trumbull County Educational Service Center to offer preschool services at Niles Primary School. Preschool class meets 8:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Spaces are available for the 2019-20 school year. ...

Newton Falls Library to discuss renovations

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NEWTON FALLS — The Newton Falls Library Board of Trustees will have a public presentation on the planned library renovation project 6 p.m. Wednesday in the library meeting room. Library director Kerry Reed said this will be the first public presentation regarding the project. She said K2M ...

UAW strikes

Local News

LORDSTOWN — It was a few minutes after the stroke of midnight Sunday when upward of 200 former General Motors Lordstown workers set up picket lines outside the idled plant, joining 49,000 other United Auto Workers who walked off the job as contract talks with the automaker stalled. The ...

Business briefs

Business

HOSPITAL SYSTEM EARNS AWARD: Akron Children’s Hospital, which has locations in Trumbull and Mahoning counties, has been recognized as one of the best places to work in Northeast Ohio. This is the 13th time the health care provider has earned a NorthCoast 99 award. NorthCoast 99 recognizes ...

Trumbull aims to connect tourism, history

Community News

VIENNA — Local historical society and tourism bureau members are discussing ways to help promote Trumbull County’s unique sites, buildings and locations with possible themed driving tours for residents and visitors. A group gathered recently at the Vienna Township Hall to share ideas ...

Weathersfield

Police Blotters

Police activity reported Aug. 1-31: Aug. 31, 11:42 p.m. — Suspicious activity reported at 1943 Ohltown Girard Road. 2:09 p.m. — Theft from vehicle reported at 1035 Webb Road. 2:03 p.m. — ATV complaint reported at 2620 Morris Lane. 1:28 p.m. — Disturbance reported at 20 ...

Celebration is golden at Eastwood Mall

Local News

NILES — William M. Cafaro and Edward J. DeBartolo were two visionaries who shared a dream to succeed and also pioneered an industry that changed the way people shop today. That dream and hard work was celebrated Sunday evening as more than 2,000 people gathered to mark the 50th anniversary ...

Historical Society to talk roller skating

Community News

HISTORY OF RINK: Cortland Roller Rink owner Jimmy DiGiacobbe will open the Cortland-Bazetta Historical Society’s 2019-20 program season 7 p.m. Thursday at the Opera House. The free program had to be rescheduled. School skating parties, birthday parties, Saturday afternoon skates, and adult ...

Trumbull County courts

Police Blotters

New cases Cases filed in Trumbull County Aug. 31-Sept. 7: NOTICE OF APPEAL-11TH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS CITY OF GIRARD OHIO vs. YOUNGSTOWN BELT RAILWAY COMPANY FORECLOSURE HUNTINGTON NATIONAL BANK vs. RAMIREZ, JULIE A . M & T BANK vs. CARLSON ET ...

Bazetta man built landing strips during Korean War

Local News

BAZETTA — Roger F. Yost was a recent graduate of Newton Falls High School in 1951 when he was drafted into the Army during the Korean War. He thought because he had one bad eye, he wouldn’t be drafted right away, so he got married to his girlfriend, Eleanor. But just after they returned ...

Agenda

Community News

• NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the municipal building. • LORDSTOWN COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the village municipal building. • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6:30 p.m. today at township administration building. • HUBBARD CITY COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. ...

Local farmers denied federal funds

Local News

The United States Department of Agriculture has issued disaster relief funds for farmers in a number of counties across the state, but Ashtabula and Trumbull county farmers aren’t eligible to apply. The USDA made disaster relief funds available Wednesday for Ohio farmers hit by natural ...

Cemetery, roads are hot topics in Bazetta

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BAZETTA — Township residents have expressed concern about the condition of roads in the community, but township officials say funds are limited and their focus is on repairs at Hillside Cemetery, which was hit by a tornado in early January. Several residents addressed trustees at their ...