Cheese truck turns over near bypass
SOUTHINGTON - The on-ramp to state Route 5-82 eastbound from Parkman Road eastbound was closed for several hours Thursday as crews cleaned up after a truck carrying 40,000 pounds of cheese overturned, Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers said.
According to reports, a Middlefield Cheese truck rolled over after taking the ramp too sharply.
The driver has been taken to Trumbull Memorial Hospital with minor injuries, the state patrol reported. His identity and condition were not immediately available.
No one injured in rollover accident
CHAMPION - A two-vehicle accident tied up traffic for about an hour Thursday evening, but no injuries were reported.
Champion Fire Department responded to a call about 6:14 p.m. on the 4000 block of Mahoning Avenue N.W. in front of Family Pet Center.
Responders found a flipped Ford Ranger pickup truck at the scene. A Dodge Durango also was involved in the accident. Both drivers, the only occupants, refused medical treatment. The vehicles were traveling south bound at the time of the accident, according to reports.
Tribune editors head to Weathersfield
WEATHERSFIELD - The next stop in a yearlong series of gatherings to allow the public to meet the editors of the Tribune Chronicle is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Weathersfield Administration Building, 1451 Prospect St.
Readers from all communities are invited to attend and ask questions and make suggestions.
Scheduled to attend are Tribune Chronicle publisher Charles Jarvis; general manager Len Blose; managing editor Guy Coviello; sports editor Dana Sulonen; features editor Mary Beth Wyko; humor columnist and assistant metro editor Burton Cole; entertainment writer Andy Gray; Browns beat reporter Mike McLain; chief photographer R. Michael Semple; and community news reporter Bob Coupland.
Light refreshments will be served. The monthly sessions are being coordinated as part of the Tribune Chronicle's bicentennial celebration.