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Dominion rates up slightly WARREN — September rates for Dominion East Ohio’s Standard Choice Offer / Standard Service Offer are 0.1 percent higher than a year ago. The minimal change in rates is attributable to the abundance of natural gas being produced in Ohio, company leaders ...

Nasser Hamad dies in prison

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WARREN — Nasser Hamad, the man who escaped the death penalty for killing two people and wounding three others outside his state Route 46 home, died Sunday in prison, according to the Franklin County Coroner’s Office. But the attempt to overturn Hamad’s 36-years-to-life prison sentence ...

Harvest party set at library

Community News

SEED TO TABLE: Newton Falls Library has rescheduled “Seed to Table” to 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the library for patrons of all ages to enjoy a harvest celebration. There will be free treats from the garden, crafts, activities and a petting zoo with animals from Spring Mist Traveling ...

Howland’s feeling chipper

Howland Community News

WARREN — Sometimes things are out of reach. A well-placed chip shot can be the natural enemy of a goalkeeper. Howland’s girls soccer team found the benefit of a couple of those kicks during their 5-1 victory Monday at Warren G. Harding. Howland junior Ashley Chambers chipped a free kick ...

Developer loses rail bid

Local News

WARREN — A key component in the revitalization of the old RG Steel site hit a speed bump when the site developer’s bid to buy a rail line near the old mill was denied. The application of BDM Warren Steel Holdings, LLC — the group marketing the mill site to potential investors — to ...

Agenda

Community News

• NILES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 4 p.m. today at the city building conference room. • VERNON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at township hall. • BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at township hall. • SOUTHINGTON BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. ...

ODOT announces traffic plans for East Market Street

Local News

HOWLAND — The Ohio Department of Transporation released plans Monday that would make left turns possible from the state Route 82 east exit ramp to East Market Street. The proposal is to install a traffic signal and a concrete median to separate the eastbound East Market Street into a left ...

Northside nurses to vote Wednesday

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — Nurses at Northside Regional Medical Center will vote Wednesday on a tentative agreement with Steward Health Care, according to a union spokeswoman. Molly Homan, director of communications for the Ohio Nurses Association, was tight-lipped Monday on the contents of the proposed ...

UAW retirees say next governor won’t affect GM

Local News

GIRARD — Two retirees of United Auto Workers Local 1112 at the General Motors Complex in Lordstown said they don’t think the next governor of Ohio will have much influence on the automaker regarding the future of the plant. The men said the decision will depend on General Motors, not a ...

Tue. 9:10 p.m.: Iron casting plant to expand into aluminum

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HUBBARD TOWNSHIP - An iron-casting foundry in the township plans to expand into aluminum casting with a $52 million investment that will create 34 new jobs, according to the company's application for a tax abatement. Ellwood Engineered Castings, 7158 Hubbard Masury Road, has plans to expand ...

Former Warren woman dies in ATV accident

Local News

WARREN — Former Warren resident Deanna C. Kuzenko, 28, died Saturday from injuries she received in an ATV accident near Meadville, Pa. Kuzenko, of Cochranton Pa., was a 2008 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School, according to her obituary on Staton-Borowski Funeral Home’s ...

Tue. 9 p.m.: Judge to rule on TJX injunction Friday

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WARREN - A ruling on whether to allow a permanent injunction on the law that allowed Lordstown to vote on the zone changes needed to allow TJX Companies Inc. to build a HomeGoods distribution center is expected to be decided Friday, according to Trumbull County Common Pleas Judge Peter ...

Warren woman reports rape

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WARREN — A Warren woman, 36, reported to police she was a victim of rape, according to a police report. The woman told police the rape happened between 2 p.m. Thursday and 11 p.m. Friday, according to the report. Police were called to Trumbull Memorial Hospital to speak with the woman and ...

Tue. 8:20 p.m.: Mercy coming to Eastwood?

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NILES - A public notice from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reveals the Cafaro Company has applied for permission to clear out an area of its sprawling Eastwood Mall Complex to make way for new development. According to the notice, the company is looking to fill in portions of wetlands to ...

Man robbed at gunpoint on Mahoning Ave.

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WARREN — A man, 43, reported he was hit twice in the head with a handgun and robbed of $700 outside Quick Shop, 960 Mahoning Ave. NW, according to a police report. Police were called just after 6:30 p.m. Saturday to the man’s home on Greenfield Street NW, where he told them he cashed a ...

Tue. 8 p.m.: Trump hails heroes of Sept. 11 at Shanksville service

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SHANKSVILLE, Pa. ä Thousands of visitors sat in near silence this morning in Somerset County, Pa., as a pair of bells rang out with dramatic chimes. They rang 40 times, sounding to honor the passengers and crew members, who died when United Flight 93 plummeted into a vacant reclaimed strip ...

TJX court hearing today

Local News

WARREN — A hearing on a permanent injunction in the case challenging state legislation that fast-forwarded a referendum on zoning changes for the proposed TJX HomeGoods distribution center is set for 10 a.m. today in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court. Opponents argue sections of the bill ...

Warren man accused of attacking pregnant girlfriend

Local News

WARREN — A Warren man accused of attacking his pregnant girlfriend is free on $1,500 bond, according to court records. Michael R. Moore, 29, 191 Charles Ave. NE, made his first appearance Monday in Warren Municipal Court on a charge of domestic violence, court records show. Because the ...