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On the record – Mecca

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Monday PRESENT: Jim Governor, Fritz Birkhimer and Dan Galbincea Trustees: l Are expecting to receive word that financial records for the township for 2016 and 2017 being worked on by Perry and Associates of Marietta should be completed by the end of the ...

Wed. 8:33 a.m.: Officials: 5 workers injured in foundry explosion

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DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials in central Ohio say five workers have been injured in a foundry explosion. Officials say the fire at Liberty Casting Company, in Delaware, was already extinguished when crews responded to the scene around 10 p.m. Tuesday. City of Delaware Fire Chief John ...

Lordstown voters to settle TJX zone issue

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LORDSTOWN — Area politicians and village residents Monday made one last plea to voters to support zone changes for the proposed TJX HomeGoods distribution center when they cast a ballot in today’s referendum. Voters will decide whether council’s June 21 decision to change the zoning ...

Tue. 4:44 p.m. Voting steady in TJX zone change referendum

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LORDSTOWN - A steady stream of voters has been going into the village's administration building to cast ballots on zone change ordinances that could determine the fate of the proposed TJX HomeGoods distribution center. When the polls opened at 6:30 a.m. today there were already 295 absentee ...

Tues. 8 p.m.: Zoning changes pass in Lordstown

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LORDSTOWN - All seven of the zoning referendums needed for TJX Companies to build a $170 million, 1.2-million-square-foot HomeGoods distribution center in the village have passed, according to unofficial results from the Trumbull County Board of Elections. In June, village council voted 3-2 ...

Seeing Eye

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UNITED WAY VOLUNTEERS: For the third year, United Way of Trumbull County volunteers will welcome students returning to the five Warren City School buildings today. More than 100 men have volunteered to help and will meet 7:15 a.m. at Warren G. Harding High School before heading out to the ...

Benefits system to get upgrade

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WARREN — A new online portal will streamline the process for some Ohioans applying for benefits through the Department of Job and Family Services. “The upgrade is a final step to modernize and align Ohio’s largest income-tested benefit programs — Medicaid, SNAP (Supplemental ...

Agenda

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•BRACEVILLE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at the township hall on fire department training and other business. •LORDSTOWN BOARD OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS will meet 4 p.m. today at the village municipal building. •TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold a workshop 10:30 a.m. today ...

Bringing community together

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VIENNA — Area residents who wanted to enjoying outdoor games and activities as well as eat a meal or watch a parade found what they were looking for in the Vienna Home Day festivities. The longtime annual festival near the township center kicked off with a parade. Then there was a day of ...

On the record – Lordstown

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WHAT: Village council meeting Monday PRESENT: Robert Bond, Karen Jones, Lamar Liming, Ron Radtka, Donald Reider and Mayor Arno Hill ABSENT: Howard Sheely Council: • Approved additional payments for two road resurfacing projects due to additional work to berms on the side of the roads ...

Carts on the road, drones in the sky

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By BOB COUPLAND Tribune Chronicle NEWTON FALLS — While village officials Monday narrowly OK’d allowing people to drive golf carts on public roads, they said no in a 3-2 vote on regulations on where people can use drones. “I am not against people having drones if that is their hobby. ...

On the record – Maplewood Schools

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WHAT: Board of education meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Dan Schwartz, Tami Morrison, Dan Denman, Tom Donaldson and Kevin Blair The board: • Officially swore-in Blair as the new board member to serve through December 2019, the remainder of the term of Joyce Barzak. She resigned after moving ...

Cortland to buy three new police vehicles

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By CHRISTINA RAMEY Tribune Chronicle CORTLAND — Council on Monday unanimously voted to buy three new vehicles for the city’s police force, and to pay for them, issue up to $150,000 in bonds. “The older vehicles have higher mileage so they have more maintenance issues,” said David ...