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Startup brings power to Voltage Valley

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WARREN — What Apple did for the iPhone — combine a cellphone, camera and internet-ready computer into a single device — is what CZAR-Power has done for clean tech power electronics, and now the startup is doing it in Warren. On Monday, BRITE Energy Innovators introduced CZAR (Carbon ...

Former VP Walter Mondale dies at 93

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale, a liberal icon who lost the most lopsided presidential election after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, died Monday. He was 93. The death of the former senator, ambassador and Minnesota attorney general was ...

Seed packets to be given away

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EARTH DAY EVENT: Trumbull County Democrats are hosting an Earth Day event including a drive-thru vegetable seed packet giveaway 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at 36 Youngstown Warren Road, Niles, in the Pinetree Plaza. The public is welcome to pick up seed packets and get a start on a spring garden. The ...

Ohio high court sides with Frenchko

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The Ohio Supreme Court will not overturn the results of the November election that put Niki Frenchko in the Trumbull County commissioners office. The court dismissed the appeal Dan Polivka, former Trumbull County commissioner, filed with the high court in February after a visiting judge in ...

Early exit in baja race for Endurance

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LORDSTOWN — Lordstown Motors Corp. gained valuable insight into the performance of its battery-powered pickup despite not finishing the grueling SCORE San Felipe 250 baja race, according to the company. The truck, an off-road version of the startup’s Endurance, made it less than 40 miles ...

Agenda

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• BRACEVILLE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at township hall on police, road and fire levies and other business. • NILES BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the administration building and via Zoom with information on at nilescityschools.org. • BRISTOL TOWNSHIP ...

Newton Falls council members walk out on meeting

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NEWTON FALLS — A heated Newton Falls Village Council meeting Monday took a turn when three council members stood up and walked out before a vote to set a date for a recall election taking aim at the 4th Ward councilwoman. Councilwoman Sandra Breymaier and councilmen Tarry Alberini and Adam ...

Lower COVID-19 case numbers reported in state

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The number of new COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio on Sunday and Monday are the lowest for a two-day period in three weeks. The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,632 new COVID-19 cases Monday in the state, a day after 1,076 cases were reported Sunday. The 2,708 combined cases is the ...

Dayton mayor to run for governor

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Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley announced she will run for governor in next year’s Democratic primary because “the people of Ohio deserve better.” Whaley said Monday: “For the past three decades we’ve had the same corrupt politicians in Columbus who care more about extreme interests and ...

Hubbard property littered with explosives

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HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — Hubbard township and city police found more than 100 explosive devices Monday at a property off Hubbard Bedford Road, where an unidentified man taken into custody is expected to face charges. Hubbard Township police Chief Greg Tarr said the owner of the home where the ...

Brookfield to honor veterans, military

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BROOKFIELD — The Brookfield Historical Commission kicked off a fundraiser to honor military personnel and will place banners in the community each year from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Shannon Devitz, chairwoman of the commission, said to reduce the costs associated with the yearly ...

Ex-Bazetta man gets indefinite term in prison

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CORTLAND — With three of his victims watching him in court, a former Bazetta man on Monday pleaded guilty to a 26-count indictment as part of a child pornography and voyeurism investigation. Robert Riccardi, 70, formerly of Howland Wilson Road, was sentenced to an indefinite term of five to ...

Man is sentenced for counterfeiting

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WARREN — A Youngstown man on Monday was sentenced to seven months in prison after pleading guilty to a charge of attempted counterfeiting. Brandon M. Ogden, 24, of Coleman Drive, was arrested on charges connected to a 2019 internet sale of a smartphone, which was paid for with counterfeit ...

Hubbard incumbents challenged in 2 wards

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HUBBARD — Two current city council members are being challenged in the May primary for seats in the 2nd and 4th wards. Second Ward Councilwoman Robin Zambrini is being challenged for the Democratic nomination by Paul Toth. Fourth Ward Councilman Michael Toda is being challenged for the ...

Man reports assault, house damage

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WARREN — A 36-year-old man told police he was assaulted and the windows of his Hamilton Street SW home were damaged early Sunday. The man said the mother of his child and another woman came to his home about 5 a.m. apparently under the influence. The women insisted that the man hand over ...

Niles community clean up planned

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NILES — A downtown Niles spring cleanup is scheduled for noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. Those interested should meet at the Niles bike trail head across from First Baptist Church, 26 E. Church St. Food and refreshments will be donated. For more information, call 330-978-1625.

Grant to pay for water valve fixes

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NILES — The Ohio Public Works Commission has granted the city a $200,000 emergency grant for water valve replacement. According to a press release, the funding will be used to replace two 24-inch gate water valves. The valve replacement will upgrade the water system in the city and meet ...

Church hosts food giveaway

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WARREN — Working with The Food Soldier Hunger Coalition, Monument of Faith C.O.G.I.C. will host a food giveaway in its parking lot at 2165 Highland Ave. SW from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. The program will provide free boxes of farm fresh food, including meat, dairy and produce. The Food ...

Woman reports assault via vehicle

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WARREN — A 21-year-old woman told police her boyfriend used a rental car to run into the vehicle she was driving during a confrontation in the 300 block of Laird Avenue SE on Saturday. The woman told police the man purposefully ran his vehicle into hers about 10 a.m. and then fled ...

No injuries after fire breaks out at Chophouse

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HOWLAND — A Howland restaurant will be closed “until further notice” following an electrical fire, according to fire officials and the restaurant’s social media page. No one was injured in the “small” Monday afternoon fire at the Chophouse, according to the restaurant’s social ...