Police arrest brothers in copper theft case
WARREN - City police arrested two 26-year-old brothers in connection with a copper theft on Washington Street N.W. on Thursday.
Daniel S. and Lucas M. Timko, both of North Road, were each charged with felony breaking and entering. Both men remained at the Trumbull County Jail on Friday after their initial court appearances.
Daniel Timko remained at the jail in lieu of $10,000 bond. Lucas Timko was being held without bond because of a probation violation, jail officials confirmed. Preliminary hearings for both of them are scheduled for later this month.
Copper pipe, wire and a water meter valued at $1,000 were stolen, but recovered, according to a Warren police report.
Man hit with car during argument
WARREN - A city man told police another man intentionally hit him with a car on Laird Avenue S.E. on Thursday during an argument.
Police said Jermaine Gary Jr., 21, of Milton Street S.E., suffered possible internal injuries and apparent unknown minor injury, according to a Warren police report.
The matter is under investigation, but it is not clear at this time whether the 25-year-old man accused of hitting Gary will be charged.
Warren boy reportedly held against his will
WARREN - A city woman told police that her 12-year-old son was held against his will by another boy and the boy's stepfather on Peace Street N.W. Thursday afternoon after a fight.
Police were called to an Ogden Avenue N.W. residence about 3:30 p.m. in reference to an assault, according to a Warren police report.
The report did not indicate whether the boy was injured or how long he was restrained.
Youngstown and YSU to get federal grant
Youngstown city and Youngstown State University have been given federal dollars U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown says will bolster the city's economy and create jobs.
Brown announced Friday the U.S. Economic Development Agency awarded the city and school $219,792 to develop and implement a comprehensive economic development strategy for Youngstown.
The process joins public and private entities through an economic development framework, according to Brown's release.
Tribune endorsement interviews are set
The Tribune Chronicle Editorial Board has scheduled endorsement interviews for the Niles and Warren boards of education and Howland trustees races. Candidates who have not received notice of their interview times should contact Editor Guy Coviello at 330-841-1768 or email@example.com.
The Editorial Board has also scheduled endorsement interviews for the following levies: Bristol, Southington, Howland and Lordstown schools, Brookfield fire and Hartford and Champion police. Campaign chairs who have not received notice of their interview times should contact Coviello.
All other candidates and campaign chairs should have received questionnaires that will be used for election preview stories.
Registration is on for Make A Difference Day
WARREN - Make A Difference Day is marking its 11th anniversary locally and 23rd nationally Oct. 26, a day volunteers will spend improving their community.
Project registration forms for the Tribune Chronicle's Make A Difference Day will be running regularly until the Oct. 11 deadline.
Those who have further questions, need more information or would like to volunteer can contact Tribune Chronicle events coordinator Sue Shafer at 330-841-1696 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.