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UAW strikes

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LORDSTOWN — It was a few minutes after the stroke of midnight Sunday when upward of 200 former General Motors Lordstown workers set up picket lines outside the idled plant, joining 49,000 other United Auto Workers who walked off the job as contract talks with the automaker stalled. The ...

Business briefs

Business

HOSPITAL SYSTEM EARNS AWARD: Akron Children’s Hospital, which has locations in Trumbull and Mahoning counties, has been recognized as one of the best places to work in Northeast Ohio. This is the 13th time the health care provider has earned a NorthCoast 99 award. NorthCoast 99 recognizes ...

Trumbull aims to connect tourism, history

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VIENNA — Local historical society and tourism bureau members are discussing ways to help promote Trumbull County’s unique sites, buildings and locations with possible themed driving tours for residents and visitors. A group gathered recently at the Vienna Township Hall to share ideas ...

Weathersfield

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Police activity reported Aug. 1-31: Aug. 31, 11:42 p.m. — Suspicious activity reported at 1943 Ohltown Girard Road. 2:09 p.m. — Theft from vehicle reported at 1035 Webb Road. 2:03 p.m. — ATV complaint reported at 2620 Morris Lane. 1:28 p.m. — Disturbance reported at 20 ...

Celebration is golden at Eastwood Mall

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NILES — William M. Cafaro and Edward J. DeBartolo were two visionaries who shared a dream to succeed and also pioneered an industry that changed the way people shop today. That dream and hard work was celebrated Sunday evening as more than 2,000 people gathered to mark the 50th anniversary ...

Historical Society to talk roller skating

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HISTORY OF RINK: Cortland Roller Rink owner Jimmy DiGiacobbe will open the Cortland-Bazetta Historical Society’s 2019-20 program season 7 p.m. Thursday at the Opera House. The free program had to be rescheduled. School skating parties, birthday parties, Saturday afternoon skates, and adult ...

Trumbull County courts

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New cases Cases filed in Trumbull County Aug. 31-Sept. 7: NOTICE OF APPEAL-11TH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS CITY OF GIRARD OHIO vs. YOUNGSTOWN BELT RAILWAY COMPANY FORECLOSURE HUNTINGTON NATIONAL BANK vs. RAMIREZ, JULIE A . M & T BANK vs. CARLSON ET ...

Bazetta man built landing strips during Korean War

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BAZETTA — Roger F. Yost was a recent graduate of Newton Falls High School in 1951 when he was drafted into the Army during the Korean War. He thought because he had one bad eye, he wouldn’t be drafted right away, so he got married to his girlfriend, Eleanor. But just after they returned ...

Agenda

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• NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the municipal building. • LORDSTOWN COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the village municipal building. • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6:30 p.m. today at township administration building. • HUBBARD CITY COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. ...

Local farmers denied federal funds

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The United States Department of Agriculture has issued disaster relief funds for farmers in a number of counties across the state, but Ashtabula and Trumbull county farmers aren’t eligible to apply. The USDA made disaster relief funds available Wednesday for Ohio farmers hit by natural ...

Cemetery, roads are hot topics in Bazetta

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BAZETTA — Township residents have expressed concern about the condition of roads in the community, but township officials say funds are limited and their focus is on repairs at Hillside Cemetery, which was hit by a tornado in early January. Several residents addressed trustees at their ...

McKinley makes 94 speeches during fall of 1899

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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. As I study McKinley’s presidency as well as his speeches, I have learned during his first term that in the fall of each year, he would travel the most times ...

Assassination of McKinley marked

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NILES — It was 118 years ago on Saturday when Niles native President William McKinley died from injuries received when he was shot eight days earlier in Buffalo, N.Y. The Republican president was just six months into his second term when Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen while ...

Lordstown teacher stable at hospital

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LORDSTOWN — A Lordstown High School teacher who was hit by a van last week while riding her bike to school on Salt Springs Road is stable and recovering at the hospital, a family member said. Daniel Bloomberg, a spokesman for the family of Jenna Barvitski, said his sister-in-law, who is ...

Girard investigates 711 rollover crash

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GIRARD — Girard police are investigating an early Sunday morning rollover crash on state Route 711. Reports state police received a call just after 2:30 a.m. of an SUV heading south on Route 711 near the Gypsy Lane exit when the driver lost control and the vehicle flipped over. Only ...

Mon. 10:30 a.m.: Impractical Jokers coming to Covelli Centre

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The comedy troupe The Tenderloins, stars of TruTV's "Impractical Jokers," will perform Dec. 7 at the Covelli Centre. Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano are creators, executive producers and stars of "Impractical Jokers," now in its eighth season. The group also has finished ...

Warren crews battle Sunday house blaze

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WARREN — The Warren Fire Department is investigating an early Sunday morning house fire at 387 First St. SW. Reports state crews received a call around midnight Sunday to the one-family dwelling with smoke showing from the back of the building. Crews were able to quickly get the fire ...

On the record: Brookfield

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WHAT: Trustees met Sept. 9. PRESENT: Gary Lees, Dan Suttles, Ron Haun Trustees: • Heard from Suttles the township has received a $5,000 grant to be used along with available funds in the van account for a new senior citizens van. The current van has 140,000 miles on it so they will ...