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MVSD spillway repairs denied

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WARREN — An effort by the Mahoning Valley Sanitary District to award a contract for emergency repairs to three areas of its spillway has been denied by the two judges of jurisdiction of the water provider. Common Pleas Court judges Ronald Rice of Trumbull County and Lou A. D’Apolito of ...

Two men held on bond in Howland shooting, plead not guilty

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WARREN — Two men charged with aggravated robbery in connection to a shooting Friday pleaded not guilty Monday in Warren Municipal Court. Isaiah Croff, 20, of Girard, is being held on a $35,000 bond, according to court records. Jeremiah Jones, 18, of Warren, is being held on a $70,000 ...

Champion Board of Education approves pay increase for treasurer

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CHAMPION — The Champion Board of Education on Monday approved a $5,000 pay increase for Treasurer Laurena Rouan. Rouan, who has served in the district since August 2016, will be paid $92,462 annually. She previously served nine years as treasurer for Weathersfield Local Schools. The ...

Locals fight to take back ‘Area 51’

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WARREN — Years of robberies, thefts, break-ins and prostitution in the north-central Warren neighborhood informally known as ‘‘Area 51’’ has about a dozen residents talking among themselves and city leaders about ways to take back their neighborhood. Kristin Riley recently ...

Business briefs

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• HILLSIDE RE-ACCREDITED: The in-patient rehabilitation programs at Howland-based Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital have been re-accredited for three years by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, making this the seventh consecutive three-year accreditation for the ...

Seeing Eye

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McDONALD HOMECOMING: The McDonald Volunteer Fire Department will be celebrating its 85th annual homecoming festival Wednesday to Saturday at Woodland Park off Ohio Avenue. Parade 6 p.m. Wednesday, family night Thursday and fireworks 10 p.m. Saturday. There will be rides, bingo, food and midway. ...

Agenda

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• SOUTHINGTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. today at the township hall to discuss a possible 1-mill levy for the ballot and for applying for an EMS grant for fire department. • TRUMBULL BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES Board of Education will meet 5:30 p.m. today ...

Salvation Army says farewell

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WARREN — An early rain Sunday gave way to tears of joy and the smiles of 100-plus church members and guests during the Salvation Army’s ceremonial luncheon to bid farewell to Majors Michael and Dianna Morales. The Morales, a fixture at the Salvation Army on Franklin Street for the past ...

Mon. 4 p.m.: Pittsburgh teen killed by police is laid to rest

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SWISSVALE, Pa. (AP) — Classmates, teachers, family and neighbors of Antwon Rose Jr. described him as a caring and charismatic young man who deserves to be remembered as more than just the latest hashtag given unarmed black men killed by police. The funeral for Rose, 17, was held today in a ...

Trumbull Take Flight gets new location

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WARREN — Trumbull County Take Flight, which offers various services and programs for local residents, has found a new location downtown. After previously being located at the former Warren Family Mission off Elm Road for three years, TFF opened this year at 222 E Market St. Susan ...

The Spanish-American War arrives in Cuba

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Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series marking the 120th anniversary of Niles native William McKinley’s U.S. presidency. The decisive naval victory by Commodore George Dewey of the sinking of the entire Pacific fleet of Spain gave rise to the excitement of Americans, regardless of ...

Girls softball team to be recognized

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CHAMPION —The Champion Board of Education and school staff will recognize the Champion High School girls Lady Flashes softball team at a community event at 7 p.m. today at the high school auditorium. The team earned its eighth state championship title this season. The Lady Flashes will ...

Army private met Pope during tour

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Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series published every Monday between Memorial Day and Veterans Day honoring local veterans. GIRARD — When Alex Delbene was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1950, the then 22-year-old Girard resident was not sure if he was going to be sent to ...

Wet fields reign

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Wet fields can rot vegetables and heavy rains can wash away seed, disturb germination and cause crops to yellow and wither. And heavy rain events are becoming more and more frequent, said Jeff Mathews, who has crops on 650 acres in Kinsman, where his family has farmed since 1910. One of ...

Society celebrates 80th annual meeting

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WARREN — The Trumbull County Historical Society has marked various accomplishments and recognitions for 2018. Cindee Mines, past president of the society, said in the spring, the society held its 80th annual meeting at the Chase Bank in Warren with a program on “Survivor: Jesse Taft Smith ...

Brookfield police blotter

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Police activity reported May 27 to June 9: June 9, 8:12 p.m. — Criminal damaging reported in the 7200 block of Stewart Sharon Road. 7:55 p.m. — Animal complaint reported on Yankee Run Road near Lincoln Avenue. 7:38 p.m. — Neighbor problem reported in the 8200 block of Ohio ...

‘Complete streets’ to be team effort

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WARREN — Making roads in the city accessible and safe for drivers, cyclists and walkers is a goal of a group of local organizations as they promote the concept of “complete streets.” Jenna Amerine, program coordinator with Creating Healthy Communities with the Trumbull County ...

9:45 p.m. Sun: Berlin police say 25 hurt in explosion

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BERLIN (AP) — Twenty-five people were injured, four of them severely, during an explosion that destroyed an apartment building in the western German city of Wuppertal, police said Sunday. Police said the explosion produced a large bang and rocked the multi-story building shortly before ...