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Trump seeks to force GM to construct ventilators

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President Donald Trump, hours after attacking General Motors on Twitter accusing the company of overpromising on the number of breathing machines it can build for COVID-19 patients, issued an order that seeks to force the automaker to produce the ventilators under the Defense Production ...

COVID-19 claims a fifth Mahoning Valley victim

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COLUMBUS — The death toll in Ohio from COVID-19 rises, including a fifth fatality in the Mahoning Valley. The Ohio Department of Health reported Friday that a second Mahoning County resident died from the virus, bringing the total to four. On Thursday, the department reported one fatality ...

Pandemic pulls plug on twins’ 90th celebration

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one of a series of Saturday profiles of area residents and their stories. To suggest a profile, contact features editor Burton Cole at bcole@tribtoday.com. BAZETTA — Charles “Charlie” and James “Jim” Harper may have always had different interests and now live ...

Temporary layoffs begin at Trumbull Regional

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WARREN — Trumbull Regional Medical Center has put into place a “targeted, temporary” furlough program for employees to help navigate the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to a message to employees. Meanwhile, an official with the union that represents about 200 employees at the ...

Religion news

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Editor’s Note: With the outbreak of the coronavirus, many religion events, services and other happenings may be canceled or postponed BIBLE STUDY BOOK: The Warren-area pastor, the Rev. Todd A. Johnson has released his first published work, “LifeBuilders with Pastor Todd — Volume 1”. ...

Health leaders won’t identify local coronavirus patients

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WARREN — Health departments in Trumbull and Mahoning counties are not releasing any information that could identify people who have tested positive for COVID-19. The departments also are not detailing the locations of any “hot spots” of concentrated cases. Ryan Tekac, Mahoning ...

Births

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Births St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital DROGOWSKI, Sarah and Dakota Bruce, of Youngstown, a son March 25 FRYMAN, Samantha and Nicholas Nallison, of Youngstown, a son March 26 HORVATH, Jessica and Brad Day, of New Waterford, a daughter March 26 KEMPER, Alberta and Alan, of Canfield, a ...

Providing for those in need

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Area churches and religious organizations have been doing what they can to reach out and help others in need since the coronavirus outbreak. Pastor Robert Quarantine of Good Hope Lutheran Church in Boardman said the church has a blanket-making group that decided during the current situation ...

Police, marshals reignite search for woman missing since 2011

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Staff report HOWLAND — The Howland Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Service are asking for the public’s help in trying to locate Jacqueline Lombardi, who went missing from her Surrey Hill neighborhood March 19, 2011. At the time of her disappearance, Lombardi was 22 years old. ...

YSU officials address students’ concerns

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YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel and Provost Brien Smith have answered students’ concerns during the COVID-19 closure of on-campus classes and activities. “It’s stressful for each and every student; It’s stressful for staff ...” Tressel said. This ...

Campaign will help needy YSU students

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The Youngstown State University Foundation has launched a campaign to raise $50,000 over the next 90 days to help YSU students who are struggling financially during the coronavirus outbreak. The Penguin-to-Penguin campaign will provide YSU’s most vulnerable students with up to $500 for ...

Ohio’s 2 p.m. update: 2nd Trumbull County death to COVID-19

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COLUMBUS — COVID-19 deaths in the state have increased to 25, including the second death in Trumbull County, the Ohio Department of Health reported today in its 2 p.m. daily update. That’s up from 19 deaths statewide on Friday and 15 Thursday. The reports do not give the identities or the ...

On Wall Street, some optimism penetrates the uncertainty

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Stocks rallied this week as Washington acted to provide $2.2 trillion of relief to an economy shocked by the coronavirus outbreak, leaving some on Wall Street cautiously optimistic that the panicky selling that had gripped the market earlier may have come to an end. Even after a loss on ...

Property transfers

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Property transfers recorded in Trumbull County March 18 to 23: Bazetta Amy Zimmer and Brian Roberts to Benjamin Townsend, 3201 Niles Cortland, $175,000 Duane A. Schaeffer and Holly Schaeffer to Nathaniel R. Schaeffer, 912 Johnson Plank, $172,500 Bloomfield John J. and Rachel M. Byler to ...

Girard, McDonald band together with paper hearts in windows

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GIRARD — Driving the streets of Girard and McDonald, you can see brightly colored paper hearts in the windows of people’s homes. The hearts show the community that while everyone is social distancing and staying inside of their homes, they still are in this together. “Right now with ...

Spring cleanup set for cemetery

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PREPARATIONS IN GIRARD: Spring cleanup at Girard City Cemetery has been scheduled through Wednesday for removing Christmas decorations from the graves. After that date, employees will be removing any Christmas decorations in preparation for Easter and Memorial Day, VICTORY CHRISTIANAUCTION: ...

Three in Mahoning Valley die from COVID-19

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The number of Ohioans dead from COVID-19 jumped 50 percent in one day and hit home with one fatality each in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. The Ohio Department of Health on Thursday reported 15 deaths, including the three in the Mahoning Valley, up from 10 a day earlier. The ...

Agenda

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• HOWLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 4:30 p.m. today to review potential economic development project at 1556 North River Road NE. • NILES PARK BOARD will hold a special meeting 11 a.m. today at the city hall conference room on personnel.