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On the record – Girard

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WHAT: City council meeting Monday PRESENT: Reynald Paolone, Thomas Grumley, Fran Wilson, Mark Ragozine, Mark Standohar, Lily Martuccio, John Moliterno, William Ryser and Mayor James Melfi Council: • Heard from fire Chief Ken Bornemiss that seven part-time firefighters, including some ...

On the record – Warren Township

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WHAT: Township trustee special meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Kay Anderson, Ryan Yoho and Ed Anthony Trustees: • Gave initial approval for placing a renewal 1.5-mill, five-year police levy on the November general election ballot for day-to-day needs of the police department. The county ...

Champion OKs gym ceiling work

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CHAMPION — The Board of Education on Monday approved Kreidler Construction Co. of Youngstown at $129,059 for the high school gymnasium’s ceiling project to be done this summer. Treasuer Laurena Rouan said BSHM Architects, which did the design for the new PK-8 school set to open in ...

On the record – Bazetta

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Ted Webb and Frank Parke ABSENT: Mike Hovis Trustees: • Hired Peter Pizzulo as the new planning director / zoning inspector / code enforement officer at $900 per month effective today, replacing Mike Mills whose contract was ...

Trumbull MetroParks audit clear

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WARREN — An audit of financial procedures at Trumbull County MetroParks for 2016 and 2017 came back clean. Conducted through Ohio Auditor Dave Yost’s office, the review of “agreed upon procedures” showed payroll, donations and other funds have been handled correctly.

Wed. 7:15 pm: Northwood acquires Berkshire Hathaway franchise

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WARREN - The parent company of Northwood Realty Services, which has offices in Howland and elsewhere in the Mahoning Valley, has acquired the Pittsburgh-based franchise Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Preferred Realty. The merger creates a residential real estate giant in eastern Ohio and ...

Weds. 8 pm: 20 fewer fatal overdoses through April than in ’17

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WARREN - Data indicates there were fewer overdoses in Trumbull County in the first four months of 2018 compared to the same time last year, but officials aren't convinced fewer deaths and fewer hospital visits for overdoses mean the area's heroin epidemic is on the decline. Incomplete data ...

Howland man charged in fatal shooting

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NILES — A Howland man was charged with the early Monday shooting that left Clayton L. Bender, 23, of Warren, dead outside of Madden’s Bar & Grill. Robin Luke Caviness Jr., 38, of Howland, was taken into custody Monday evening and charged with murder, with more charges expected, ...

Tue. 11 a.m.: Bond set at $2 million for accused shooter in death

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NILES - The Howland man accused in the early Monday fatal shooting outside a bar in Niles is in the Trumbull County Jail on $2 million bond. Robin Luke Caviness Jr., 38, made his first appearance today in Niles Municipal Court via video arraignment from the Trumbull County Jail on a charge of ...

Teen charged with killing brother to have competency tests

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RAVENNA (AP) - A 13-year-old Ohio boy charged in Juvenile Court in the shooting death of his 11-year-old brother will be evaluated to determine if he's competent to stand trial. A judge in Portage County said Monday the teen's trial could begin as early as August. He's charged with aggravated ...

Radio-controlled planes soar

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BAZETTA —Radio-controlled planes took to the skies as the Flying AEROS Club hosted one of their annual fly-in events. Doug Hannas, club president, said the members enjoy getting together at the club’s 600-foot field which they lease from the Trumbull County Fair Board. He said the ...

Nearly 600 take GM buyout

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LORDSTOWN — Nearly 600 employees at the General Motors Complex in Lordstown took the option to retire early or a buyout as second shift layoffs loom at the automaker. Dave Green, president of United Auto Workers Local 1112 at the plant, said Monday 595 production and skilled trades workers ...

Kinsman Township Park to host events

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SAFETY FORCES DAY: Kinsman Township will hold Safety Forces Day 10 a.m. Saturday at the township park. The event will include a bike rodeo, K9 demonstrations, University Hospital Medevac, a water battle, fire department demonstrations and various exhibits. There will be a 50-50 raffle and ...

Woman faces endangering charges

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WARREN — A Warren woman police found unconscious while caring for two children, including a boy who was trying to rouse her when officers arrived, faces child endangering charges. Police went to the home at 400 Woodbine Ave. SE when, according to a report, a girl, 5, called 911 dispatch, ...

Agenda

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• WARREN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold special meeting 9:30 a.m. today at the township hall on police renewal levy, budgets, high grass cutting and demolitions. •TRUMBULL COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH RECOVERY BOARD Administrative Committee will meet 4:30 p.m. today at the TMHA conference room. • ...

LaBrae schools approve raises

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LEAVITTSBURG — The LaBrae Board of Education on Monday approved pay adjustments for certified and classified employees not covered by collective bargaining unions in the district. Superintendent Anthony Calderone said the board approved pay increases of 2 percent annually in the 2018-19 ...