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Church celebrates 175 years

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WINDHAM — The Windham United Methodist Church is celebrating its 175th anniversary, with September designated as the month for all the festivities. Judy Blewitt, an anniversary committee member, said the committee has set up a special timeline and picture display to honor the history of the ...

UPDATE: Sat. 1:15 a.m.: Arrest made in Liberty manhunt

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LIBERTY --- Police combed woods into the night Friday for a man who jumped out of a car and ran after crashing into a police cruiser. A Youngstown man was arrested early this morning after police closed in on him in wooded area. Police found two loaded and chambered handguns under the ...

Warren church hosts 44th concert

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WARREN — For the past 44 years, the St. James Church of God in Christ’s gospel choir members, both past and present, come together to present an annual concert for local families. The concert, known as an Evening in Song, is set for 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at the church, 1838 S. Main St. David ...

Religion news

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LITTLE DRESSES FOR HAITI: Corner House Christian Church, 6954 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard, is continuing to welcome all teens and adults interested in learning to sew or to share their sewing skills with others to come. The program is 10 a.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, ...

Roemer employees strike for fair contract

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BROOKFIELD — Employees at Roemer Industries are on strike against what they say are unfair labor practices. Nineteen workers walked off the job Wednesday morning. “It doesn’t have anything to do with wages or benefits,” said Richard Ellison, screen print operator. “It has everything ...

On the record

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McDonald WHAT: Village council meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Brian Fisher, Ray Lewis, Richard Harvey, Scott Seitz, Michael O’Brien, Walt Bradley and Mayor Glen Puckett Council: • Promoted Logan Sturgeon from part-time to full-time police officer; • Accepted resignation of police ...

Board looks to relocate utility department

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LORDSTOWN — The Lordstown Village Board of Public Affairs on Friday met to look at possible locations for the village’s utility department, which has outgrown its current site behind the street and road department. Board President Kevin Campbell said the department needs a larger facility ...

Investing in rental property

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I speak many times about home ownership being better than renting, and it is. But some people are just more natural renters than owners. It means that there needs to be someone to own the rental property, and understanding the value and responsibility that comes with investing in real estate is ...

Property transfers

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Property transferred in Trumbull County Aug. 30-Sept. 6 Bazetta Helen Pollack to Darryl Black, 2723 Cadwallader Sonk, $52,720 Katherine Hardesty and Helen Pollack to Darryl L. Black, 2723 Cadwallader Sonk, $85,482 Alvaro F. and Joan A. Cheney Citarella to PCT Mobile Labs Inc, 1128 ...

Downtown to get cameras

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WARREN — When the Trumbull County treasurer’s truck was stolen from the county administration building parking lot in December 2016, other county officials started looking into providing more security for the Harmon Avenue NW lot. Soon, after Trumbull County grants manager Julie Green ...

Mixed results for local bank stocks

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After remaining steady for nearly two weeks, First Niles Financial’s stock dipped slightly Thursday, falling 14 cents a share to close at $9.36. Cortland Bancorp, which lost 26 cents in trading Wednesday, held steady Thursday to close at $25.24 per share.

Seeing Eye

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HELMET GIVEAWAY: Trumbull County Creating Healthy Communities Coalition and Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership will hold a bicycle helmet giveaway 3 to 6 p.m. today at Quinby Park in Warren. The giveaway will take part during the farmers market. Helmets will be provided to the first 80 children ...

Scrappers swept

Niles Times

NILES — The team changed. The manager was new. The opponent was different, and the season was one of a kind. The result in the New York-Penn League playoffs? That stayed the same. For the second straight year, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers were swept in the first round of the postseason. ...

Cafaro family gives $1.5M to YSU

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YOUNGSTOWN — The Cafaro family has donated $1.5 million toward Youngstown State University’s ambitious $100 million fundraising campaign to build a new intramural field at the downtown academy. The complex, which will be on the north side of the university on Elm Street, will be used for a ...

UPDATE: Fri. 11:56 p.m.: Manhunt continues in Liberty

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LIBERTY — Police combed woods into the night tonight for a man who jumped out of a car and ran after crashing into a police cruiser. Police found two loaded and chambered handguns under the driver's seat of the Buick LeSabre the man abandoned. At least one of the guns had been reported as ...

Agenda

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• BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a bi-monthly department head meeting 7 a.m. Monday at township hall. • DATA PROCESSING BOARD will meet 10 a.m. Monday at the county auditor’s office in Warren. • LORDSTOWN COUNCIL Finance Committee will meet 1 p.m. Monday at the village ...

Claudia Hoerig rejects plea deal

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WARREN — Claudia Hoerig, who is accused of murdering her husband, Air Force Maj. Karl Hoerig, in 2007 and then fleeing to Brazil for more than a decade, appeared in court Thursday morning and rejected a plea deal, according to a court official. Her trial also was pushed back until next ...

STEAM Academy earns state awards

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WARREN — The STEAM Academy of Warren has earned the 2017-18 Public Charter School Award of Excellence for its student test scores. The presentation was made recently at the school from Ron Adler of the Ohio Coalition for Quality Education, who came to the K-8 school. STEAM stands for ...

Police seize more than 900 pot plants

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WARREN — More than 900 marijuana plants were seized by police with the help of an airplane Tuesday and Wednesday in Trumbull, Mahoning and Ashtabula counties. “It’s an operation we do every year ... we fly over and locate marijuana being illegally grown, either on vacant properties, ...