No indictment for man accused of animal cruelty

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Tribune Chronicle WARREN — A grand jury has refused to indict a Niles man accused of animal cruelty on felony charges after his dog died of heat stroke June 29. Johnnie B. Murry, 37, 818 Clay St., had two charges of misdemeanor animal cruelty sent back to Niles Municipal Court, according ...

On the record – McDonald

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WHAT: Village council meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Brian Fisher, Ray Lewis, Richard Harvey, Michael OáBrien, Walt Bradley and Mayor Glenn Puckett ABSENT: Scott Seitz Council: • Gave second reading to not requiring village residency for new fiscal officer Richard Sebastian, who ...

On the record – Trumbull County

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WHAT: Commissioners meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Mauro Cantalamessa and Frank Fuda ABSENT: Dan Polivka Commissioners: • Adjusted a contract with Rudzik Excavating Inc. for the South Bedford Road Sanitary Sewer Improvement Project, raising the cost by $1,343 to $1,031,046 for an ...

On the record – Bloomfield

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Monday PRESENT: Roger Peterson, John Beran and Jason Gwinn Trustees: • Accepted a $33,156 donation from the Bloomfield 300 Club to purchase a new Chevrolet 3 / 4-ton pickup truck with four-wheel drive for use in the fire department as a crew truck/EMS ...

Trumbull County courts

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Divorces, dissolutions and separations granted in Trumbull County Aug. 4-11: DIVORCE COLLIER, ROSELAND S. vs. COLLIER, THOMAS R. BAILEY, SARAH A. vs. BAILEY, BRAD M. BROWN, TRACIE ANN vs. BROWN, JAMES HOWARD DISSOLUTION GOSKE, RACHELLE M. vs. GOSKE, JOSEPH J. ...

SLIDESHOW: Vietnam replica wall visits Warren


A compilation of Tribune Chronicle images from the visit of "The Wall That Heals," a mobile Vietnam Memorial replica exhibit set up in Warren's Packard Park Aug. 15 to 19, 2018. Photos by R. Michael Semple, Bob Coupland and Burton Cole.

Hoerig’s motion to suppress evidence denied

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WARREN — A judge has denied a motion to suppress evidence and statements in the aggravated murder trial of Claudia Hoerig, who is accused of fleeing the U.S. to her native country of Brazil after the March 2007 shooting death of Karl Hoerig, a major in the U.S. Air Force who was found dead ...

Local bank stocks stand pat


Cortland Bancorp ended the week with no change in its stock price, closing at $24.60 per share. First Niles Financial also saw no change, closing at $9.36 per share.

Ministry tries to raise awareness of opioid crisis

Community News

YOUNGSTOWN — Free Indeed Prison Ministry is reaching out to the public to help raise awareness of the opioid addiction problem affecting many families. Martha Conyer-Allen and Rev. Walter Allen, co-owners and CEOs of Free Indeed Prison Ministry, will host “Opioid Addiction Awareness and ...

Champion dedicates new school complex

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CHAMPION — It was 103 years ago this fall when Champion Central Elementary School was officially dedicated, and after 14 months of planning and 18 months of construction, a new milestone was marked in the district’s history with the opening of a new PK-8 School complex. Hundreds of ...

Diocese marks 75th anniversary with Youth Mass

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YOUNGSTOWN — Catholic teens are invited to join in prayer and celebration at the Diocese of Youngstown 75th anniversary Youth Mass 5:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at St. Rose Parish, 48 E. Main St., Girard. The Mass will include a procession of parish representatives with youth of the parishes from ...

Brown encourages vehicle manufacturing in America

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LORDSTOWN — A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would discount American-made vehicles by $3,500 and charge companies a higher tax rate if they use overseas labor and plants to manufacture vehicles. “There are two simple parts: customers who buy cars made in America get a discount and ...

Religion notes

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FUN IN SUN: Friendship Baptist Church, 1954 Brier St. SE, Warren, will hold a Community Fun in the Sun 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. There will be free food, games, prizes, school supplies and clothing. SCHOOL SUPPLIES: Calvary Bible Church, 4747 Warren Road, Cortland, will hold a school supply ...

Red Dragons roll to win

Niles Times

NILES — In dominating fashion, the Niles Red Dragons girls soccer team defeated the Champion Golden Flashes, 5-1. It was tough from the start for Champion (0-1) as it struggled to control the ball in Niles (1-0) end. Niles worked with the ball for a lot of the first half in the Flashes zone ...

Local restaurants report break-ins

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WARREN — A downtown coffee shop and a pizza parlor were broken into in similar ways, according to police reports. Someone used a piece of asphalt to bust a front door window at Coffee Cup Cafe, 631 E. Market St., and a rock was used to break a rear door at Belleria Pizza, 3511 Youngstown ...

Brookfield names new fire chief

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BROOKFIELD — Township trustees on Friday named David Masirovits of Ladson, S.C., as the new fire chief effective Oct. 1 on a one-year probationary period contract at a salary of $65,000. Trustee Chairman Ron Haun said Masirovits, who was selected from 18 candidates, was chosen for his ...

Niles gets grant for mosquito spraying

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NILES — Niles has received a $2,500 grant through the Trumbull County Combined Health District for mosquito spraying Monday and Tuesday beginning at dusk and into the night. The funds were approved through Niles city council. Officials said even though the spray is safe, residents ...

Postal inspector warns of scams

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JOHNSTON — A U.S. postal inspector out of the Cleveland office was at the Johnston Senior Center to help spread the word about what the agency can do to investigate and help prosecute people executing scams that often affect the country’s older population. U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce, ...

Comprehensive committee formed

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NEWTON — Township trustees on Thursday approved forming a committee of local officials and residents who will oversee the direction of the township’s first comprehensive plan. Approved for the committee are Fiscal Officer Susan Montgomery, Zoning Inspector Nick Roberts and residents ...

Falls board hires company to look at trees

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NEWTON FALLS —The Newton Falls Exempted School District Board of Education has approved a contract with Morgan Forest Management in Ravenna to have trees on the school district property checked and tagged before seeking bids for future tree harvesting. Superintendent Paul Woodard said ...