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Falls denies ballot request

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NEWTON FALLS — An attempt by a member of council to get a charter amendment on the November ballot he claims would ease communication among city officials was voted down Monday. Third Ward Councilman Mark Stimpert cast the only “yes” vote for asking voters to change the charter to allow ...

18 seek fire chief position

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BROOKFIELD — Eighteen people have applied to be fire chief in Brookfield, including two members of the township’s department, and trustees are working with the Ohio Fire Chief’s Association to get a new chief in place by August. Trustee Dan Suttles, a retired assistant fire chief in ...

Bazetta trustees remove officer for poor conduct

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BAZETTA — Trustees on Monday terminated police officer Dylan Herrick at the recommendation of police Chief Mike Hovis. Hovis fired Herrick on June 12 for conduct unbecoming an officer following a June 6 incident where he was accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend in Warren. Hovis had ...

Man given 90 days in jail for starving animals

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WARREN — A man accused of starving his pit bull terriers was sentenced Monday to 90 days in the Trumbull County Jail and banned from owning animals again. Rashod M. Brown Sr., 39, of Idylwild Street, Warren, pleaded guilty in April to three felony counts of prohibition concerning ...

Police blotter – Kinsman

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Police activity reported May 17-31: May 31, 8:10 p.m. — Civil dispute reported in the 7900 block of Farmdale North. 7:23 p.m. — Suspicious activity reported in the 6400 block of Kinsman Nickerson Road. May 29, 11:24 p.m. — Officers assisted the rescue squad in the 9200 block of Ward ...

On the record – Brookfield

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WHAT: Trustees special meeting Friday PRESENT: Ron Haun, Dan Suttles and Gary Lees. Trustees: • Approved renewing an agreement with Lexipol Policy Management for the police department at $4,222 and adding the fire department at $2,642. Suttles said Lexipol provides online policies, ...

Murder victim just starting life

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WARREN — Two weeks before he died, Clayton Bender turned to social media to post about his recent successes. A new job, and then a second new job. He was proud to be working, to be earning money “the right way,” and he was on the “path to success.” But, “He was taken at such a ...

Mon. 3 p.m.: Howland man appears in court in Niles killing

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WARREN - The man accused of shooting a Warren resident outside of Madden's Bar last week appeared before Trumbull Common Pleas Judge W. Wyatt McKay for an arraignment without his lawyer today. Robin Luke Caviness, 32, of Howland, pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder, each with a firearm ...

Business briefs

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LOCAL HOSPITAL RECOGNIZED: St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital has been awarded the Gold Plus Quality Award for Heart Failure Care from the American Heart Association’s “Get with the Guidelines” program for the seventh year in a row. The hospital was also added to the association’s ...

Seeing Eye

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Newton Falls Fourth of July: The Newton Falls Fourth of July Committee will hold the 32nd annual street car show 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on North Canal Street. There will be 300 spaces available for the event, which includes 50-50 drawing and DJ music. Call Tony at 330-360-4546. The ...

Braceville vet saw the world in Navy

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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. BRACEVILLE — At 20 years old, Charles R. “Chuck” McDermott was looking for work. Following the loss of a job in Florida and having worked as a paper ...

Agenda

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• BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. today at township hall to terminate and hire employees. • CORTLAND COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building. • LORDSTOWN COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the municipal building. • HUBBARD COUNCIL will ...

Students take part in career exploration

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CHAMPION — Thirteen-year-old Natalie Piecuch said she is interested in science careers that deal with gravity and exceleration and felt that rocket building and launching was exactly what she was looking for. Piecuch, who will be an eighth-grader in Southington, was among more than 70 ...

Residents mark Juneteenth

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WARREN —Warren resident Mike McGhee said families and friends coming together to remember an important day in U.S. history was one of the goals of holding the 16th annual Juneteenth celebration at Quinby Park. He said members of Community Concerned Citizens II organized the event, which ...

Early summer invitations at the White House

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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 breeze that comes from the Potomac River sweeps up the White House grounds between two little hills and funnels in at the back of the house. Visitors note ...

World War II event set for July 2

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WARREN — The Tribune Chronicle is sponsoring a program “1943: Fourth of July Sacrifice, A World War II Story of Courage” at 6 p.m. July 2 at the Samuel E. Lanza Veterans Resource Center, 253 E. Market St. Warren Carah will tell the story of a group of men, including one from Newton ...

Marriage applications

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Marriage applications in Trumbull County June 4 to 8. Amber C. Miller, 24, nurse assistant, 4006 Monticello Boulevard Apt. 306,Youngstown, and Jaivon S. Spearman, 22, truck driver, same. Jessica L. Parr, 35, cleaner, 434 Lemae St., Newton Falls, and Leon E. Hackworth, 41, grinder, ...

Police blotter – Warren

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Police activity reported May 27- June 4: June 4, 12:40 a.m. — Robert M. LaCerva, 48, was arrested at Summit Street and Parkman Road NW on a failure to appear warrant from Trumbull County Central District Court; James R. Meyer Jr., 47, was issued citation on charge of possession of drug ...

This week in history

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99 years ago in 1919: • The Trumbull County Coal Company filed an application for the increase of capital stock from $150,000 to $650,000 and a reorganization of the company took place. The company had taken over approximately 2,000 acres of coal lands in Columbiana and Carroll counties and ...

TJX hearing draws large crowd

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LORDSTOWN — A standing-room-only crowd filled village council chambers Saturday morning for the first reading of a proposed zoning change needed for a TJX/HomeGoods Distribution Center. Council won’t vote on the proposal until a special meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday. Many, but not all, ...