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DeWine orders kids into masks

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Students going back to school in Ohio will have to wear face masks, with minimal exemptions, to help control the number of COVID-19 cases. “This gives us the best shot to keep Ohio’s kids and educators safe and physically in school,” Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday. An order will be ...

GM, county talk sewer tie-in

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WARREN — Tapping into county sanitary sewer lines costs a homeowner $1,800, but the tap-in fee for the new battery-cell plant in Lordstown could put General Motors on the hook for nearly $2 million. GM and the Trumbull County Sanitary Engineer’s Office have been discussing different ways ...

Impound opponent ends fight

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WARREN — Councilman Ken MacPherson will not challenge decisions by the city auditor and the Trumbull County Board of Elections to invalidate nearly half of the 1,700 signatures collected opposing an effort to build a city-owed impound lot. The elections board last month reported that only ...

Elections board rejects pair of Falls referendum issues

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WARREN — Two referendum issues presented by “Be The Change in the Falls” group were rejected Tuesday by the Trumbull County Board of Elections. The group of residents was seeking to overturn legislation involving the replacement of water and electric meters in addition to upgrading the ...

Hubbard seeks funding options for radios

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HUBBARD — City officials are looking at ways to get funds and grants for radios for firefighters and police and will be contacting Hubbard Township officials to help seek the funds. Sought are Multi-Agency Radio Communication System (MARCS) radios. Councilman-at-Large Michael Kerr told ...

Museum director resigns position

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NILES — The director of the McKinley Memorial Museum is stepping down after two years working at the museum in Niles. Jim Yuhasz, president of the board for the National McKinley Birthplace Memorial Association, said Amber Farris submitted her resignation last week. She served the past two ...

TAG officers raid Genesee Ave. home

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WARREN — Officers with the Trumbull County TAG Drug Task Force and troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol raided a known drug house Tuesday in northeast Warren that was distributing fentanyl and heroin, police said. According to a TAG news release, the search warrant was executed at ...

Car parts taken from B&M lot

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WARREN — A Warren business told police someone took catalytic converters from two vehicles in his lot. The owner of B&M Automotive, 2701 W. Market St., said the theft and damage took place sometime after 10 p.m. July 31, a police report states. The owner also told officers a chain-link ...

Window cracked at city laundry

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WARREN — Police officers are investigating an attempted break-in early Monday at a coin-operated laundry on South Street SE. A person called Trumbull County 911 about 4:15 a.m. and said the suspect ran north on Elm Road. Officers in their search encountered four juveniles behind a tire shop ...

Warren woman charged in chase

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AUSTINTOWN — A woman facing two charges of assault on a peace officer as well as charges of failure to comply and resisting arrest is accused of leading police on a high-speed chase on state Route 11 while intoxicated early Tuesday. Pamela S. Yeager, 59, 3302 Mae Drive SW, Warren, is ...

Liberty hires interim superintendent

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LIBERTY — The Liberty Local Board of Education on Monday hired an interim schools superintendent. In a short meeting with unanimous agreement, board members selected Andrew L. Tommelleo to fill the position on an interim basis until July 31, 2021. Board members did not answer questions ...

On the record – Brookfield

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WHAT: Brookfield Township trustees meetings July 23 and Aug. 3 PRESENT: Dan Suttles, Ron Haun and Gary Lees Trustees: ● Hired Zaniesha Clay and Clayton Burrows as full-time police officers, which increased the number of full-time officers from nine to 10; ● Hired Ronald Reed as ...

On the record – Fowler

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WHAT: Fowler Township trustees July 6 and Aug. 3 meetings PRESENT: Tom Carr, Stephen Rudge and Jeff Davis Trustees: ● Approved extending hazardous pay of $2.50 more per hour for fire and police employees through Aug. 31. The hazardous pay has been in effect since April. Officials said 30 ...

On the record – Hubbard Township

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WHAT: Trustees meeting Thursday PRESENT: Tom Jacobs, Fred Hanley and Rick Hernandez Trustees: ● Approved the sale of three Crown Victorias for the police department, receiving $3,375 at auction; ● Heard from Jacobs he received a call from a resident of Trumbull Avenue wanting a ...

On the record – Trumbull County

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WHAT: Trumbull County Board of Developmental Disabilities meeting July 27 PRESENT: Dominic Albanese, Elizabeth Calderone, Mary Cunningham, Mauro DiVieste, Kevin Reilly and Superintendent Ed Stark ABSENT: Jodi Glasser and Larry Larson The board: ● Heard from Stark of plans for the ...

Districts go round and round on school bus reopening plans

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — School districts nationwide puzzling over how to safely educate children during a pandemic have a more immediate challenge — getting 26 million bus-riding students there in the first place. Few challenges are proving to be more daunting than figuring out how to ...

On the record- Vienna

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Monday PRESENT: Rich Dascenzo and Heidi Brown ABSENT: Phil Pegg Trustees: ● Met with representatives of the Trumbull County Engineer’s Office to discuss having mill-and-fill work of potholes and damaged surfaces on sections of several roads this summer. ...

World responds to Lebanon’s plight, France’s Macron to visit

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PARIS (AP) — As stunned Lebanese rescuers counted the dead and combed rubble for signs of life a day after a huge explosion shattered swaths of Beirut, nations near and far pledged today that the country, already trapped in a deep economic crisis, would not be left alone. The explosion at ...

Virus testing in the US is dropping, even as deaths mount

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U.S. testing for the coronavirus is dropping even as infections remain high and the death toll rises by more than 1,000 a day, a worrisome trend that officials attribute largely to Americans getting discouraged over having to wait hours to get a test and days or weeks to find out the ...

Lordstown Motors Corp. merger nets $675M

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LORDSTOWN — Electric vehicle startup Lordstown Motors Corp. will get a $675 million infusion to fund production of its Endurance pickup truck through a merger with a publicly traded special acquisition company. The transaction jointly announced Monday by Lordstown Motors and New York-based ...