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Diocese grieves for its shepherd

Local News

Bishop George Murry, who led the six-county Youngstown Diocese for the past 13 years, has left some big shoes to fill, according to parishioners attending vigil Masses on Saturday in Youngstown and Warren. Murry, 71, died Friday at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York, where he was ...

BRITE gets grant to help tech startups survive

Business

WARREN — BRITE Energy Innovators is the recipient of a $50,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) to help energy and clean-tech startups make it through the viral pandemic. The funding is part of $900,000 that IN2 awarded to 18 groups across the U.S. to stay on the path ...

Sharing locals’ histories, stories

Community News

ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: The Trumbull County Historical Society Voices Steering Committee will present TCHS’s Voices Oral History Project 2 p.m. June 14. The Voices Oral History Project captured the experiences of African Americans in Warren who are 70-plus years old. The presentation, by ...

Warren

Police Blotters

Police activity reported May 26-June 3: June 3, 1:49 a.m. — Criminal damaging reported in the 100 block of Parkman Road NW. 12:12 a.m. — Drug activity reported in the 300 block of Scott Street NE. June 2, 9:42 p.m. — Assault reported in the 600 block of Packard Street NW. 6:15 ...

Community group seeks more police reform in Warren

Local News

WARREN — Seeking greater police reforms, a new citizens group is demanding Warren Mayor Doug Franklin take a series of actions, including providing a full disclosure of the Department of Justice review of the police department, the purchase of police body cameras, a public demonstration of ...

Agenda

Community News

•LORDSTOWN VILLAGE PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday via Zoom at the village website homepage www.lordstown.com with meeting ID 984-8912-4362 and password 338509. • LORDSTOWN VILLAGE SAFETY COMMITTEE will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at the caucus room at the village municipal ...

Niles

Police Blotters

Niles Police activity reported May 12-18: May 18, 8:50 p.m. — Animal complaint reported at 1519 Old Forge Road. A caller reported a raccoon in her tree. 8:16 p.m. — Unwanted person reported at 225 Emmet St. 8:16 p.m. — ATV complaint reported at Wood Avenue and Fenton Street. 7:14 ...

Protest safety stressed during pandemic

Local News

Cities across America have joined together to speak out against police brutality and racism after the murder of George Floyd, who died May 25 while being detained by police in Minneapolis. While it’s not the first time citizens have taken to the streets to protest, it’s the first time ...

Girard

Police Blotters

Police activity reported May 1-15: May 15, 12:45 p.m. — Fight reported at 145 Churchill Road. 4:13 a.m. — Domestic fight reported at 132 Olive St. May 14, 6:13 p.m. — Harassment reported at 402 Parkview Drive. 1:12 p.m. — Theft reported at 1127 N. Highland Ave. May 12, 10:33 ...

Few Valley voters mailed ballots at last minute

Local News

While voters had 10 days after the April 28 primary to have their ballots arrive at boards of elections — as long as they were postmarked by April 27 — less than 200 combined in Mahoning and Trumbull counties actually did so. There was concern that county boards of elections would be ...

Valley sees small rise in COVID-19 cases

Local News

Saturday’s updated COVID-19 data from the Ohio Department of Health showed no new reported cases in Columbiana County and three cases in Trumbull County, while Trumbull also had one new reported COVID-19-related death. Mahoning County, the leader in the area for COVID-19, had 15 newly ...

Girard

Police Blotters

Police activity reported May 24-June 1: June 1, 4:22 p.m. — Breaking and entering reported at 334 Iowa Ave. 3:43 p.m. — Unruly Juvenile reported at 145 Churchill Road. May 31, 11:30 p.m. — Menacing reported at 441 Lawrence Ave. 6:55 p.m. — Breaking and entering reported at 61 ...

Woman, church mark 100th

Local News

WARREN — Willamae Stevens, a member of Third Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Warren, celebrated a milestone this past week as she turned 100 just a few months before the church also will hit the century milestone. The Third Christian Church Disciples of Christ is celebrating its ...

Divorces

Police Blotters

Divorces and dissolutions granted in Trumbull County May 16 to 23 DIVORCE CRAVEN, AMANDA FREE vs. CRAVEN, ROBERT EARL DISSOLUTION McNAMARA-FLAVIANO, ASHLEY vs. FLAVIANO JR., JOSEPH N. SHEELER, RICHARD CHARLES vs. TENG SHEELER, IVY SHERISSE GABRIEL, ...

Resurfacing to restrict lanes on state routes

Local News

Resurfacing projects by the Ohio Department of Transportation will result in daily lane restrictions beginning Monday. These include: state Route 45 from the state Route 5 / 82 bypass to Champion Avenue in Champion, state Route 169 from Rhodes Road to U.S. Route 422 in Warren and state Route ...

On the record: Warren

Local News

WHAT: Board of Education meeting May 26 PRESENT: Patti Limperos, Bob Faulkner, John Fowley, Regina Patterson and Julian Walker The board: • Approved a three-year agreement with three carpenters who are part of the Indiana / Kentucky / Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters effective ...

Warren Schools’ tax territory grew by $7.5M

Local News

99 years ago in 1921: Warren Schools benefitted greatly by annexations to the city school district. Through an action by the boards of education of Warren City, Howland and Warren townships, additional territory was taken into the Warren City School District that was to add approximately $7.5 ...

Bishop loses battle with leukemia

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — Bishop George V. Murry of the Diocese of Youngstown, loved by the community he served, will be remembered as a leader, champion of education and a gentle presence. Murry brought his memorable smile and integrity to the Diocese in 2007 and lost his long battle with leukemia ...

Fed chairman to lead forum on workforce

Business

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Cleveland Fed President and CEO Loretta J. Mester will join local workforce, economic development and community officials on a virtual discussion about the Mahoning Valley workforce. The video conference, “Building a Resilient Workforce,” will ...

March for Jesus goes on

Community News

BOARDMAN — The annual March for Jesus, which usually is held in downtown Youngstown and draws hundreds of participants from the tri-county area, was a scaled-down version this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. People met individually or in small groups to walk and pray in their ...