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Sheriff’s Office activity reported Feb. 16-23: Feb. 23, 11:12 a.m. — Burglary reported in the 5900 block of Sodom Hutchings Road, Johnston. 10:13 a.m. — Domestic dispute reported in the 200 block of Main Avenue SW, Warren. Feb. 22, 10:23 p.m. — Animal complaint reported in the ...

More money, fewer rides for transit

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WARREN — Even though the Trumbull County Transit system received more local money in 2017, it gave about 12,500 fewer rides than it did in 2016, according to the system’s operational reports. The system had $175,000 more in senior levy funds in 2017 than it did over the $425,000 it ...

Sun. 11:35 p.m.: Death toll at least 5 as storms sweep central U.S.

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The death toll rose to at least five today after severe thunderstorms swept through the central U.S., spawning a tornado that flattened homes, gale force winds and widespread flooding from the Upper Midwest to Appalachia The system that stretched from Texas to the ...

Sun. 11:36 p.m.: Thousands grab slices of the Valley

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LIBERTY -- Pizza was running out as more than 2,000 people attended the Slice of the Valley Pizza Challenge on Sunday. Hosted by the Rotary Club of Warren, the Sunday afternoon event at the Metroplex Expo Center was packed full of people and pizza. Both the Judges' Choice and the People's ...

Register now for Snowflake Ball in Bazetta

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SNOWFLAKE BALL: The 31st annual Snowflake Ball, a dance to honor special needs residents in the area, will be 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Candlelite Knolls in Bazetta. The hall was donated by Bazetta Cortland Optimist Club. The event will be catered by Dilucia’s Banquet Room. Music will be by ...

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Police Blotters

Police activity reported Feb. 8-12: Feb. 12, 7:45 p.m. — Found property reported in the 6600 block of state Route 87. Feb. 8, 2:03 p.m. — Assist emergency medical service reported in 8500 block of Main Street. 11:18 a.m. — Assist emergency medical service reported in 8500 block of ...

Judge rules for state in Infante case

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WARREN — A visiting judge has overruled defense motions asking to suppress evidence and dismiss charges against former Niles Mayor Ralph Infante. In separate rulings made earlier, former Summit County Judge Patricia Cosgrove ruled in favor of the state and agreed with a defense motion for a ...

Agenda

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• TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIIES will meet 5:30 p.m. Monday at Fairhaven School in Niles. • LORDSTOWN FINANCE COMMITTEE will meet 1 p.m. Monday at village municipal building. • TRUMBULL SENIOR SERVICES ADVISORY COUNCIL subcommittees will meet at the offices, ...

Warren

Police Blotters

Police activity reported Feb. 9-16: Feb. 16, 4:32 a.m. — Arson reported in the 1500 block of Roman Street SE. 12:53 a.m. — Stephon D. Smith, 32, was arrested at Tod and Maple Street SW on an out-of-state warrant; Jessica M. Oracio, 28, was arrested on a failure to appear warrant out ...

Warren filmmaker David L. Walker premieres features today in Niles

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NILES — Three short films by Warren filmmaker David L. Walker will premiere today at Encore Cinema. Walker has directed features in the past, but “3 the Movie” is made up of the films “Help Me,” “Keep Quiet” and “About Face.” “A lot of times when you watch movies, they ...

Warren Relay to mark 25th year

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WARREN — The Warren Relay For Life, which has become the largest Relay in Ohio, is about to grow. Relays previously held in Champion, Cortland and Newton Falls now will be part of the Warren event instead of holding their own, according to Kaitlin Irgang, staff partner for the American ...

Food pantries to open at city schools

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WARREN — Warren City Schools, in partnership with the United Way of Trumbull County and Second Harvest Food Bank, will be opening a Raider Pantry at Jefferson PK-8 and Willard PK-8 schools. The pantries will provide students, and their families, with food and personal care items they might ...

Howland’s Guesman seeks state berth today

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Going into today’s Division I district bowling tournament at Wedgewood Lanes in Austintown, Howland will have a lone representative in Jessica Guesman. Guesman is one of just two seniors on the team and is the more decorated of the two. Before this year, she was a three-time All-American ...

This Week in History: Ernie Hall sets flight path

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99 years ago in 1919: • Ernest C. Hall, the son of local merchants who made good in government service, was establishing air routes for commercial transportation between Wichita, Kansas, and Fort Worth, Texas, to pass over Dallas and some of the richest oil fields in the country. He secured ...

Trumbull County courts

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Cases closed in Trumbull County Feb. 10 to 17: CLOSED HOOVER, DAVID vs. HOOVER, PATRICIA CRITES, ANGELA vs. CRITES, JASON BRADLEY OHLIN, JOSEPH D vs. OHLIN, TAMARA KNIGHT DANISCHEFSKY, TRACY L vs. DANISCHEFSKY, CHARLES DOLWICK, TODD vs. DOLWICK, RAE LYNN ...

Cruze sits front and center at auto show

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CLEVELAND — A Lordstown-built 2018 Chevrolet Cruze, glistening under the IX Center’s high-intensity lighting, was front and center at the Cleveland Auto Show on Friday while leadership from the General Motors Lordstown Assembly Complex discussed the health of the car and the plant it calls ...

Church showcases black history hall

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BRACEVILLE — For more than 25 years, members of the Braceville First Baptist Church have recognized the many accomplishments of local residents in varied fields as part of the annual Black History Hall of Fame. The event included a worship service with a display of awards, newspaper ...

Two Warren students killed in Friday crash

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WARREN — The Warren City School District is grieving the loss of two young students killed early Friday morning in a traffic crash on state Route 711 in Youngstown. “It is particularly tragic when talking about a kindergartner and a second-grader,” said Steve Chiaro, district ...

Local bank stocks hold steady

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After losing 8 cents in trading Thursday, Cortland Bancorp held steady Friday to close at $21 per share. First Niles Financial ended the week the same way it began at $10.50 per share.

Religion news

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HIDDEN TEMPTATIONS: “Hidden Temptations” with Jeffrey and Lanette Gordon of Farrell, Pa., will be held 7 p.m. today at TCAP Agency, 1240 Palmyra Road. SW, Warren, in conjunction with African American History Month. The Gordons have created a religious play titled “Hidden Temptations”, ...