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Unattended stove causes Warren fire

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WARREN — Unattended cooking in a kitchen caused approximately $3,000 worth of damage to an apartment at the Reeves Apartments on West Market Street NW. Warren fire crews were called out 6 p.m. Wednesday, with the fire contained to one apartment on the building’s first floor. A ...

Three juvenile runaways return

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WARREN — Three juveniles returned in the early morning hours Thursday to Trumbull County Children Services after leaving the Reeves Road facility Wednesday evening. A Trumbull County 911 spokesman said the two females, one 11 and the other 12, and a 15-year-old male returned at 2 a.m. ...

Bookmobile program marks 80 years

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WARREN — Philip Stouffer and Rebecca Alfrey stepped off the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library Bookmobile, each toting a bag overflowing with books, comic books, DVDs and CDs. Parked at Warren Plaza, the vehicle was just a few hundred yards from where they live at the Elms Apartments ...

Local bank stocks stagnant

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Cortland Bancorp and First Niles Financial held steady in trading for a sixth day in a row Wednesday to close at $24.50 and $9.25 per share, respectively.

Seeing Eye

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ANNUAL EVENT: The 11th annual Buddy Walk of the Valley will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Eastwood Field in Niles. Gates open at 11 a.m. Individuals with Down syndrome who register for the walk will receive a 2018 Buddy Walk Medal and bag. ALZHEIMER WORKSHOPS: The Alzheimer Network will present three ...

Parish wants list of accused priests now

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YOUNGSTOWN — A parish in the Diocese of Youngstown is petitioning Bishop George Murry to release a list of priests removed from ministry for sexual abuse as soon as possible, but officials said the process will take time. Following the release last month of a Pennsylvania grand jury ...

Agenda

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• TRUMBULL VETERANS SERVICES COMMISSION will meet 10 a.m. today at the Paul Heltzel Memorial Room in Warren. • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a work session 3:15 p.m. today at township hall on township business. No formal action is expected. • GIRARD CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION ...

Ellwood to expand in Hubbard Township

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HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — Pennsylvania-based Ellwood Group officially announced Wednesday it will build its new Ellwood Aluminum manufacturing facility in Hubbard Township adjacent to its existing Ellwood Engineering Castings site. The company said it expects the new $60 million facility to ...

Flooded fields harm farmers

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For some reason, probably my odd fascination with weather, I have been glued to the news about Hurricane Florence. I examined the radar prior to the storm making landfall and followed it as it hit land and slowly worked its way up to Ohio. I think that part of my fixation on this storm was ...

Ex-city worker found guilty of petty theft

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WARREN — The city employee accused of taking a lawn mower without permission pleaded no contest and was found guilty of petty theft by Warren Municipal Court Judge Thomas Gysegem during a hearing Wednesday. Longtime city employee Dennis Griffing, 57, received a $100 fine and was ...

Thu. 10 p.m.: Police seek tips in Frasca murder

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NILES - Police are offering a $10,000 reward for any information that might help lead to the arrest of those responsible for the murder of Arlene Frasca. Frasca, 74, was found dead just before 11 p.m. Oct. 6, 2016, by police at the bottom of the basement stairs inside her home at 1626 Hiram ...

On the record – Newton Township

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WHAT: Trustee special meeting Saturday PRESENT: John Nemet and Doreen Lutz ABSENT: Pete Augusta Trustees: • Approved purchase of a $37,958 truck from Donnell Ford in Youngstown with a trade-in vehicle of $12,500, bringing township’s cost to $25,458; • Approved purchase of a ...

Airport could land line by 2019

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YOUNGSTOWN — Daily commercial service returning to the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in Vienna by spring 2019 is “doable,” according to Western Reserve Port Authority Executive Director John Moliterno. The airport has been without a commercial airline since Allegiant Air’s last ...

UPDATE Thur. 2:30 p.m.: U.S. 62 eastbound reopens after fatal crash

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BROOKFIELD - A man was killed after a semi truck turned into the path of the Ford Windstar he was a passenger in just after 9 a.m. today on U.S. 62 in Brookfield, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The man died at Sharon Regional Hospital and his name is being withheld until his next ...

On the record – Champion

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Monday PRESENT: Jim Scher, Patricia Fisher, David Mahan, Kelly Boyle and John Pitts The board: • Reported 21 district students in grades third to seventh received perfect scores on the state AIR testing for 2017-18 school year; • Approved Katie ...

Norville shares highs, lows of TV career

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WARREN — Deborah Norville always was a talker. “I could talk to a stick, and we’d both have fun,” she said. It’s a talent that helped in the interviews that led to her being chosen to represent Georgia in the Junior Miss Pageant. It helped her chat with President Jimmy Carter as a ...

Liberty increases fees for impound lot

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LIBERTY — Township trustees by a 2-1 vote approved increasing the police impound lot fees to be in line with what other police departments are doing and also added an after-hours fee to allow people to get vehicles outside normal business hours. Trustee Chairman Arnie Clebone said Monday ...