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Front plate could be gone in Ohio

Local News

The transportation bill passed by the Ohio House of Representatives removes the requirement for vehicles to have a front license plate. If unchanged when the bill passes through the Senate, Ohio will join the 19 other states which no longer require a front plate, among them Pennsylvania, ...

Auto sales rise in Jan., Feb.

Business

WARREN — Automobile dealers in the Mahoning Valley sold more cars in the first two months of 2019 compared to the same period last year. The dealers also reported sales were up in February against February 2018. There were 12,203 new and used vehicles sold in January and in February at ...

Seeing Eye

Community News

HEALTH AND WELLNESS: The McKinley Memorial Library and Niles Park Department will hold a heath and wellness fair 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Niles Wellness Center at Waddell Park. The free event includes exercise classes, pickleball instruction, free health screenings, bounce house, exhibits and ...

Trump tweet takes slap at GM union leader

Local News

Click here for Trump tweet dealing with Local 1112's David Green. While taking to social media this weekend to address General Motors and its decision to idle the Lordstown assembly plant, President Donald Trump took a shot at UAW Local 1112 President Dave Green. It was his second tweet of ...

Professor to speak at TBEIC

Business

WARREN — An expert in water and wastewater treatment will headline the 2019 Mahoning Valley Engineer of the Year Awards ceremony. Helen Muga, program director and assistant professor of engineering at Baldwin Wallace University, will speak at the April 3 event at the Tech Belt Energy ...

Agenda

Community News

• NILES COUNCIL SAFETY COMMITTEE will meet 4 p.m. today in the conference room at the city building. • CHAMPION BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 7 p.m. today at the K-8 School cafetorium. • NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the municipal building. • HUBBARD CITY COUNCIL ...

Day care rapist up for parole

Local News

WARREN — Trumbull County Prosecutor Dennis Watkins is arguing against the release on parole of two men convicted in the 1990s in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court of sexually assaulting children as young as 2. Clyde Bush, 69, has been in prison for 29 years, after admitting to raping ...

Business briefs

Business

PA. HONDA STORE RECOGNIZED: Shenango Honda of Hermitage, Pa., has earned the prestigious 2018 Council of Excellence award, which marks outstanding financial services to its customers. The award is given to the top 15 percent of Honda dealerships recognized by Honda Financial Services. ...

Destination Imagination teams advance to state event

Community News

YOUNGSTOWN — After using creativity, talent and teamwork this weekend at the local regional competition, several area Destination Imagination teams will be competing later this month at the state competition. Bryon Mulligan, Destination Imagination regional director, said 22 teams competed ...

Chair created for child with SMA

Local News

WARREN — A group of sixth-grade students at Warren’s Lincoln K-8 School are working with teachers, a local engineer and a physical therapist to design a special adaptive exercise chair for a first-grader with spinal muscular atrophy. Sixth-grade science teacher Christine DePascale said ...

Local school districts prepare for student loss

Local News

Lordstown Schools Superintendent Terry Armstrong said he and other school officials and staff recently got together to talk enrollment figures, trying to determine how many students will be affected by the closing of the General Motors assembly plant. “Lordstown is a smaller district than ...

Sam Covelli named businessperson of year

Local News

WARREN — Sam Covelli, owner / operator of Warren-based Covelli Enterprises — the largest franchise of Panera Bread — is this year’s Boardman Civic Association’s businessperson of the year. “It is my honor to receive this recognition ... Boardman is where our history with Panera ...

A look at President McKinley’s 1899 southern vacation

Local News

Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series marking the 120th anniversary of Niles native William McKinley’s U.S. presidency. The New York Times reported on President William McKinley’s mid-March southern vacation: “WASHINGTON, March 13, 1899 — President and Mrs. McKinley and a ...

Howland park board purchases play equipment

Local News

HOWLAND — As plans move forward to create a new Tiger Town, the Howland Park Board on Friday approved the purchase of $61,757 in play equipment and units which will be installed as part of the first phase of the project to begin in June. Park Board President Shawn Pompelia said play ...

Garrettsville’s rebuilding is slow

Local News

GARRETTSVILLE — Fire Chief David Friess remembers March 22, 2014, “very vividly.” It was on that day when fire rushed through a section of town referred to locally as Buckeye block, and destroyed 13 businesses. “I responded to the station, there were two guys already on the ...