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On the record – Mathews

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Tarin Brown, Tom Gifford, Michele Garman, Rex Rager and Jim Pegg The board: • Approved the purchase and installation of 12, four-feet steel balusters encased in concrete to be placed at the three school buildings at $6,300 from ...

On the record – Bristol

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Ramon French, Doug Seemann and Mark Webb Trustees: • Heard from township supervisor Greg Maraczi that if the weather allows, cold patching will continue with some work to be done on Peck Leach, Mahan Denman and Housel Craft roads in the ...

Fri. 8:43 a.m.: Turkey says Trump wants to avoid Khashoggi issue

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister has criticized President Donald Trump, saying the U.S. leader appears to want to turn a blind eye to the killing last month of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. Mevlut Cavusoglu also described many ...

Leavittsburg woman thankful she and pet healed from dog attack

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LEAVITTSBURG — Emergency responders confessed to doubting that Althea Sanzenbacher could survive the dog attack. The animal tore the 90-year-old woman’s stomach, punctured her trachea, and bit her face and leg. Sanzenbacher’s own dog, Sadie, was bitten under the left shoulder and ...

Local bank stocks stand pat Wednesday

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After losing a quarter in trading Tuesday, Cortland Bancorp stabilized Wednesday to close at $21 per share. First Niles Financial remained unchanged, closing at $9.11 per share for the 17th day in a row. The stock market is closed today in observance of Thanksgiving and will reopen Friday ...

Newton Township released from fiscal caution

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NEWTON — After spending six years in a state of fiscal caution, Newton Township has regained its financial stability and was recognized by Auditor of State David Yost for that achievement. On Tuesday, representatives from the state auditor’s office presented a proclamation to township ...

Ex-Warren teacher sentenced to 18 months in prison

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WARREN — Former Warren G. Harding High School special education teacher Eric Kline was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in prison and will be registered as a sex offender. Kline, 25, was convicted Oct. 30 on one count of sexual battery for having sexual contact with a 16-year-old girl in a ...

Senior news

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RETIREES TO MEET: St. Joseph Warren Hospital retirees will hold their monthly meeting 9:30 a.m. Nov. 26 at Wayside Restaurant in Champion. Retirees are requested to bring nonperishable items for food bank donation. YARN NEEDED: Area SCOPE Centers are in need of yarn and fabric for their needle ...

Wickliffe tree ready to be lit

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TREE LIGHTING: The Wickliffe Circle Christmas Committee is sponsoring its 31st annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Nov. 29, at the Wickliffe Circle fire station, 4102 Mahoning Ave., Austintown. A Christmas carol sing-a-long will begin at 6:45 p.m, followed by the tree lighting at 7 p.m. and ...

County hires law firm for sewer fight with Warren

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WARREN — The Trumbull County commissioners Wednesday approved hiring Cleveland attorney Joseph E. Cavasinni to represent the county and Trumbull Sanitary Engineer Randy Smith in the fight with Warren over a contract that outlines how much the county must provide the city for the treatment of ...

Man convicted of ’94 slaying up for parole

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WARREN — A man who enlisted his son to help him dump trash bags full of body parts in a wooded area and a shallow pond around Christmas 1994 is scheduled to have a parole hearing in December. Trumbull County Prosecutor Dennis Watkins is opposing the release of Roy Green, 66, who pleaded ...

Tempers flare as teachers, parents criticize officials

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VIENNA — Tempers flared Wednesday at the Mathews Board of Education meeting as teachers and parents criticized the administration and board for money spent for legal fees during contract negotiations, while the administration and board criticized teachers for money spent on constant ...

Teen who brought airsoft pistol to Lisbon school faces charge

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LISBON — The 14-year-old Columbiana County boy who brought an airsoft pistol last week to Lisbon David Anderson Junior / Senior High School has officially been charged. A charge of illegal possession and / or conveyance of a dangerous weapon onto school grounds was filed against the ...

Man shot in township bar parking lot

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WARREN TOWNSHIP — A man was shot Wednesday morning in the parking lot of J & L Lounge, which the township police chief is trying to get shut down because of the violence there. Vincent Lowery, 47, was shot twice in the back as he was leaving the bar on Highland Avenue around 1:30 ...

No bond set for Warren home invasion suspect

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WARREN — A man shot in the arm Tuesday morning while police said he was trying to break into a northwest side home is being held without bond on a charge of aggravated burglary following his arraignment Wednesday morning. Billy R. Morrow Sr., 48, pleaded not guilty during a jail ...