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Lordstown on the record

Local News

WHAT: Village council meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Robert Bond, Karen Jones, Lamar Liming, Ron Radtka, Donald Reider, Howard Sheely and Mayor Arno Hill Council: • Approved Radtka as council president; • Approved committee chair appointments: Radtka, finance; Reider, police; Sheely, ...

Newton Township on the record

Local News

WHAT: Trustee organizational meeting Wednesday PRESENT: John Nemet, Doreen Lutz and Pete Augusta Trustees: • Named Nemet as chair and Lutz as vice chair; • Approved Nemet to the joint fire district board and health board; Lutz to zoning board and cemetery board; and Augusta to ...

McDonald on the record

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WHAT: Board of Education organizational / regular meeting Wednesday PRESENT: John Saganich, Wendy Higgins, Thomas Hannon, Jody Klase and Joseph Cappuzzello The board: • Named Saganich as board president and Klase as vice president; • Approved committee appointments: Klase and ...

Newborns ring in the new year

Local News

WARREN — Lucinda Kauffman of Parkman said there is no special significance to the name Mari Kay, which she and her husband, John, picked for their newborn daughter, who was the first child born in Trumbull County in 2019. “I just liked it,” the 28-year-old mother said of her fifth ...

Local bank stocks nudge downward

Business

Cortland Bancorp dropped slightly, by two cents, Monday, closing at $20.50 per share on New Year’s Eve. First Niles Financial held steady at $7 per share, heading into the new year. The stock market is closed today.

Junior Achievement to celebrate 100 years

Community News

GIRARD — Junior Achievement will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year with several events planned throughout 2019 as part of the centennial. JA was started in 1919 in Springfield, Massachusetts by Strathmore Paper Founder Horace Moses, AT&T Chairman Theodore Vail and U.S. Senator ...

State rejects J&L Lounge’s liquor license

Local News

To see a copy of the order from the Ohio Department of Liquor Control, click here. WARREN TOWNSHIP — The Ohio Department of Commerce rejected the liquor license renewal for J&L Lounge, and police Chief Don Bishop said he plans to shut down the business as soon as possible. “My goal ...

Seeing Eye

Community News

ACTS OF KINDNESS: Howland Local Schools students in fifth to 12th grade will hear the story of Rachel Joy Scott, the first victim of the Columbine High School shootings in 1999, and be challenged to start a chain reaction of kindness in a talk on Thursday. After she was killed, Rachel’s ...

Agenda

Community News

• ORANGEVILLE COUNCIL will meet 7:30 p.m. today at the fire hall. • BROOKFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. Thursday at the school complex auditorium. • BRACEVILLE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES organizational meeting will be 6 p.m. Thursday at township hall. • HARTFORD TOWNSHIP ...

Rain, winds cause damage, power outages

Local News

WARREN — The new year came in like a lion as the Trumbull County 911 Center received more than 50 calls late Monday and early Tuesday reporting downed trees and power lines as rain and high winds ripped through the county. According to Tribune Chronicle broadcast partner WKBN 27 ...

Strimbu Memorial Fund distributes $148,000 in grants

Local News

SHARON, Pa. — The board of directors of the Strimbu Memorial Fund at its recent 30th annual gift giving meeting approved dispersing $148,087 to local economic development and charitable organizations. Bill Strimbu of the board said individuals representing several nonprofits, charitable ...

Girard School offers new drone class

Local News

GIRARD — Drones have been flying outside and inside Girard High School as part of a new aerial cinematography class offered this school year. Ashraf Hadi, technology teacher, and Jamie Williams, art teacher, co-teach the new class, which is offered to students in grades ninth to 12th as a ...

Howland Township board to meet on Meijer sign request

Local News

HOWLAND — Township zoning officials will consider later this month a request from Meijer to deviate from Howland’s sign regulations for a proposed store near the Eastwood Mall. The five-person Board of Zoning Appeals will meet Jan. 17 on the sign variance. The store at the site of the ...

Police investigating shooting of woman

Local News

WARREN — Police are investigating the shooting of a woman early Tuesday in the 2200 block of South Feederle Drive SE. According to the Trumbull County 911 Center, a woman knocked on the door of a residence there around 3:30 a.m. and said she’d been shot in the stomach. The woman was ...

Community Star nominations sought

Local News

WARREN — Nominations are being sought through Jan. 21 for the 18th annual Community Stars program, which is co-sponsored by the Tribune Chronicle and Trumbull 100. The Community Stars program celebrates those who go above and beyond volunteering their time, talents and resources to make ...