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Energy policy sparks nerves

Local News

WARREN — As construction of the Lordstown Energy Center moves toward its targeted open date in September, one of the people responsible for it is growing nervous about President Donald Trump’s administration’s inclination to preserve coal-fired plants. William Siderewicz, who controls a ...

Soy, almond drinks may need alternative names

Business

NEW YORK — Soy and almond drinks that bill themselves as “milk” may need to consider alternative language after a top regulator suggested the agency may start cracking down on use of the term. The Food and Drug Administration signaled plans to start enforcing a federal standard that ...

Seeing eye

Community News

THUNDER IN THE PARK: The annual Thunder in the Park hosted by the McDonald Fraternal Order of Police will be held 4 to 8 p.m. July 29 at Woodland Park in McDonald. The free car show includes plaques to the top 50 cars and awards in various categories. The event includes door prizes, a raffle ...

Blotter: Champion

Police Blotters

Police activity reported June 16-30: June 30, 10:10 p.m. — Fireworks complaint reported at Clearview and Eldon drives. 6:21 p.m. — Fireworks complaint reported in the 300 block of Glendola Avenue. 11:21 a.m. — Wires and trees reported down in the 700 block of Esther Drive. 2:28 ...

Natural gas plants gain steam in Ohio

Local News

WARREN — Coal is facing ever-growing competition from natural gas as the preferred fuel for power plants. The trend comes as no surprise for natural gas-sector officials. “There is an industry trend for the last decade of natural gas becoming the new standard for powering electrical ...

Agenda

Community News

• TRUMBULL BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES will meet 6 p.m. Monday at Fairhaven School in Niles. • CHAMPION ZONING APPEALS BOARD will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at township hall. • HOPE ACADEMY FOR AUTISM will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday at school, 1628 Niles Road SE, Warren. • NEWTON FALLS ...

Blotter: Warren

Police Blotters

Warren Police activity reported June 29-July 8: July 8, 11:44 p.m. — Eric Postlethwait, 31, was arrested at North Park Avenue and Douglas Street NE on charges of carrying conealed weapons, possessing drug abuse instruments and drug paraphernalia. 10:42 p.m. — Burglary reported in the ...

Trumbull County Senior Fair Results

Local News

Hay and grain • Alfalfa — Nathan Knight, Cortland, first • Timothy — Charles Thomasson, Bristolville, first; Nathan Knight, Cortland, second; Charles Thomasson, Bristolville, third • Mixed Hay — Nathan Knight, Cortland, first; Charles Thomasson, Bristolville, second; Charles ...

Wall organizers look for soldiers’ survivors

Local News

WARREN — Organizers who are bringing The Wall That Heals to Warren in August are looking for survivors of local men whose names are on the Vietnam War memorial wall to participate in a solemn ceremony. A laying of the roses ceremony, set for the final day the wall is in Warren, allows ...

4-H fashions showcased at event

Community News

BAZETTA — Girls showcased their sewing accomplishments at the 4-H Style Revue last week at the Trumbull County Fair. Samantha Hurst, an intern with The Ohio State University Extension in Cortland, said the show was held on the historical stage at the Trumbull County ...

‘Fired’ employee could get full pension

Local News

WARREN — City operations employee Dennis Griffing — whose job was terminated but who will continue to work until or if he is convicted on a petty theft charge — may be able to stay on the job past his 30th anniversary date with the city. If Griffing, 57, is able to work past his 30th ...

This week in history

Community News

99 years ago in 1919: • In an attempt to break up the existing strike of Girard telephone operators, the Chesapeake and Ohio Telephone Company imported men to work at the switchboards, which were deserted the week previous by the female operators demanding recognition of their union and ...

Author discusses Valley’s mob history

Local News

LIBERTY — There’s enough organized crime history in the Mahoning Valley that Cleveland author Allan May said he’ll probably have written five books about it by the time he’s finished. May, author of several books that include “Crimetown U.S.A.: The History of the Mahoning Valley ...

Portion of Route 305 to close

Local News

State Route 305 between state Route 534 and state Route 45 in Southington and Champion will be closed starting Monday for several culvert replacements. The route is expected to remain closed through late August. The detour recommended by the Ohio Department of Transportation is Route 534 ...

Mathews BOE hires school treasurer

Local News

VIENNA — The Mathews Board of Education hired Bradley Panik as the district’s new treasurer during a special meeting Saturday. Panik, who has been treasurer for the Liberty Local School District for the past three years, was given a three-year contract, effective Aug. 6. He will be ...

New cases

Local News

Cases filed in Trumbull County July 7-14: NOTICE OF APPEAL STATE OF OHIO 11TH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS vs. SMITH, JONATHAN KIRKLAND WRIT OF MANDAMUS STATE EX REL RICHARD A. CLARK vs. RICE, Honorable RONALD J. et al ADMINISTRATIVE APPEAL PRITCHARD, WILLIAM ...

Marriage applications

Local News

Marriage applications filed in Trumbull County July 2-July 13: Andre M. Clark, 37, 1065 Kenmore Ave. SE, Warren, and Kristina L. Summit, 33, same. Michael E. Gonzales, 56, 103 Wooodwinds West Court, Columbia, S.C., and Lorraine H. Dively, 56, same. Christopher R. Gilbert, 37, 450 Airport ...

Marriage license applications

Local News

Marriage applications filed in Trumbull County July 2 to 6: Charity A. Leeworthy, 23, 2122 Robbins Ave., Niles, and Drew T. Byers, 28, same. Aaron C. Henry, 44, 4790 Phillips Rice Road, Cortland and Jennifer A. McCarthy, 41, same. Kerry M. Kish, 37, 4727 GP Easterly Road, West Farmington, ...

Marriage license applications

Local News

Marriage applications filed in Trumbull County July 2 to 6: Charity A. Leeworthy, 23, 2122 Robbins Ave., Niles, and Drew T. Byers, 28, same. Aaron C. Henry, 44, 4790 Phillips Rice Road, Cortland and Jennifer A. McCarthy, 41, same. Kerry M. Kish, 37, 4727 GP Easterly Road, West ...

Police blotter – Warren

Local News

Police activity reported June 29-July 8: July 8, 11:44 p.m. — Eric Postlethwait, 31, was arrested at North Park Avenue and Douglas Street NE on charges of carrying conealed weapons, possessing drug abuse instruments and drug paraphernalia. 10:42 p.m. — Burglary reported in the 300 ...