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TJX seeks 75 percent tax abatement

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LORDSTOWN — The same day TJX HomeGoods was awarded a tax credit from the Ohio Tax Credit Authority, it was announced the company will be seeking a local tax incentive package to abate 75 percent of its property taxes. Also Monday, a member of Lordstown Local School District school board ...

Local bank stocks mixed

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Cortland Bancorp regained some of the loss it experienced toward the end of last week to close trading Monday at $21.49 per share. First Niles Financial held steady to close at $9.80 per share.

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• BAZETTA PARK BOARD will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • NILES RECORDS COMMISSION will meet 3 p.m. today at the city building conference room. • TRUMBULL LAND BANK will meet 1 p.m. today at the county administration building. • NEWTON FALLS JOINT FIRE DISTRICT BOARD ...

Dem gubernatorial candidate stumps in Vienna

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VIENNA — Democratic candidate for Ohio governor Richard Cordray said his campaign leading to November will focus on “kitchen-table issues” that matter most to Ohioans, including improved education and economic opportunity. Cordray, who won the party nod in a six-way race May 8, spoke ...

Manager non-renewed

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NEWTON FALLS — Village council Monday in a 3-1 vote agreed to let go of longtime Manager Jack Haney when his contract expires on Nov. 30. Second Ward Councilman John Baryak added to the motion to advertise to fill the position. “It is time for a change and to move in a new ...

Liberty board OKs retirement incentive

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LIBERTY — Teachers and classified employees at Liberty Local Schools are being offered a one-time retirement incentive in a move to help the district that’s projected to have a deficit of $2.2 million in 2022 save money. Superintendent Joseph Nohra said Monday the board is offering the ...

Memorial projects underway

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CORTLAND — Two memorial projects underway in Cortand are scheduled to be completed by late summer. Derek Sandor, a freshman at Lakeview High School and member of Boy Scout Troop 4050, told city council Monday of plans for a six-foot tall 9/11 memorial marker lit with blue LED lights to ...

Former executive editor Svihlik dies at 71

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Former Tribune Chronicle Executive Editor Susan Svihlik died Sunday in Chicago after a five-year battle with cancer. She was 71. “When they told her, they said she only had two years, but mom being mom, she made it to five,” her daughter, Sarah Svihlik, said. Svihlik was hired as ...

I-80 tickets generate money for Liberty

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LIBERTY — In the week that Liberty police ran radar on Interstate 80 using a speed camera, $11,678 was generated in fines, according to the township’s police chief. Chief Richard Tisone said Monday the cameras were first used last week on I-80 after trustees gave their approval after ...

Alice Cooper returns to Packard for Halloween

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WARREN — Alice Cooper is spending Halloween weekend in Warren. The 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee will play Packard Music Hall on Oct. 27. Cooper sold out the venue in 2016. Cooper and the band had plenty of hits in the 1970s, including “Billion Dollar Babies,” ...

Man, 18, faces OVI charge after crash

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AUSTINTOWN — Several new cars at Fred Martin Ford were damaged in a 6 a.m. crash Sunday on Mahoning Avenue that also resulted in an Austintown man being charged with OVI. John Johnson, 18, 2149 Woodgate St., is set to make his first appearance Wednesday in Austintown court on charges of ...

Mathews district seeks applicants for top job

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VIENNA — The Mathews Board of Education is accepting applications through June 11 to replace Superintendent Lew Lowery, who plans to retire this summer. The board is expected to accept Lowery’s resignation at its meeting in June or at a special meeting, said Tarin Brown, board president.

Warren fire crews battle burning tires

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WARREN — The Warren Fire Department was called out late Monday night to a large pile of tires on fire at an industrial property on Pine Avenue SE. Flames were visible from Pine Avenue as large black smoke filled the night sky around 9:30 p.m. at the rear property of Shelley and Sands ...

Orangeville Kinsman Road set to close

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VERNON — Orangeville Kinsman Road north of state Route 88 will be closed Thursday to June 8 for a culvert replacement. The recommended detour is Route 88 west, north on state Route 7 and east on Kinsman Nickerson Road.

Recycling site options available for Champion

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CHAMPION — Alternative recycling sites for township residents are available now that Champion Middle School will close on May 31. Residents can use sites at the Trumbull Career and Technical Center, 528 Educational Highway; the Bristol Township garage, 254 Park Drive; and Southington ...

Residents’ plan to fix Niles pool unlikely to swim

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NILES — Despite the hope of some residents and $67,500 from the state to make repairs, the swimming pool at Waddell Park won’t open this year or in the foreseeable future. City and state officials have moved to repurpose the capital budget appropriation, received under the previous ...

Prosecutor opposes parole for two men

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WARREN — Trumbull County Prosecutor Dennis Watkins is opposing the release of two inmates who are scheduled for parole hearings next month. Watkins has written letters to the Ohio Adult Parole Authority asking that convicted murderer Carlos Cox and convicted rapist William Judson be kept ...

Mon. 10:37 a.m.: Porch fire damages Warren home

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WARREN — A front porch fire early this morning caused significant damage to the two-story, single family home at 1028 Woodland Ave. NE, firefighters said. There were seven people in the house at the time of the fire, but no one was injured, according to the fire department. The Red Cross is ...

Mon. 10:42 a.m.: Alice Cooper returns to Packard for Halloween

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Alice Cooper is spending Halloween weekend in Warren. The 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee will play Packard Music Hall on Oct. 27. Cooper sold out the venue in 2016. Cooper and the band had plenty of hits in the 1970s, including “Billion Dollar Babies,” “Eighteen,” “No ...

Green is sworn in as UAW 1112 president

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LORDSTOWN — The new president of United Auto Workers Local 1112 at the General Motors Complex said he wishes he had a “crystal ball” that could predict good news for production at the facility. But in the meantime, “We are working hard every day. Our team puts in solid work every day. ...