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Newton Falls woman becomes Mrs. Claus

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Editor’s note: This is part of a series of Saturday profiles of area residents and their stories. To suggest a Trumbull County resident, contact Features Editor Burton Cole at bcole@tribtoday.com. NEWTON FALLS — Carol Baker has two personalities. Most of the time, she is a wife and mother ...

Parish offers Day of Service

Community News

WARREN — With rakes, brooms, leaf blowers, plastic bags and towels in hand, members of Blessed Sacrament Parish spent a Sunday afternoon helping people in the community as part of the eighth annual Day of Service. Warren resident Christine Flaviani was standing looking out her front door as ...

Glenn Holmes votes for ‘heartbeat’ bill

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WARREN — A Girard lawmaker said he was one of only two Ohio House Democrats to vote in favor of a bill that would drastically decrease the amount of time a woman has to choose whether or not to carry a pregnancy to term — to before a heartbeat is detected — because he is inherently ...

Religion news

Community News

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE: Alpha and Omega Adventist Church, 1247 Woodland Ave. SE, Warren, will have a musical performance by Steven Jenkins of Paradise, Calif., 11 a.m. today. He will perform instrumentally and vocally. GIFT OF GRATITUDE: The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown and St. Angela Merci ...

Winter storm slams into Columbiana

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LISBON — Thursday afternoon’s ice storm and the 2 inches of wet snow that followed brought down electric lines that knocked out power to large portions of Columbiana County, including all of East Palestine. “This is a big old mess,” said county Columbiana County Emergency ...

On the record – Niles

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Thursday PRESENT: Mary Ann McMahon, Rebecca DePanicis, Bobby Seifert and Susan Longacre ABSENT: Tony Perrone The Board: • Approved the appointment of Michelle Gray to the McKinley Memorial Library Board of Trustees for a seven-year term through December ...

On the record – Howland

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Matt Vansuch, Jim Lapolla and Rick Clark Trustees: • Approved increasing the pay of Vanessa Stroup, township administative assisant, from $20.92 to $26 per hour, effective Nov. 1; • Hired Kyle Maffitt, Cyler Reed and Nicholas ...

On the record – Southington

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Betsy Dunn, Steve Gilanyi, Al Haberstroh, Richard Selep and John Shaffer The board: • Discussed the defeat of a 3.85-mill renewal levy for four years to raise $250,000 annually. Dunn said a levy will be placed on the May primary ballot ...

Property transfers

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Property transfers recorded in Trumbull County Nov. 8-14 Bazetta Barbara J. Stewart to Jimmy D. and Ellen M. Stewart, 3438 Hoagland Blackstub, $83,610 Kenneth L. Cunningham and Bradley W. Manning to Gregory M. Lazzari Sr. and Colleen S. Lazzari, Stonegate Drive, $35,000 Charlene Ulrich ...

Champion church dedicates new center

Community News

CHAMPION — With Champion Christian Church marking 125 years, the church has something to celebrate — a new addition called the Disciples Center was officially opened. With the church choir singing “Come and See What God Has Done,” the ribbon was cut Nov. 10 opening the center which ...

Winter weather causes little damage in the Valley

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Rain, ice, sleet and snow — all of it hit — northeast Ohio and much of the eastern half of the country Thursday. From St. Louis to the South and into the Northeast, weather made driving tricky, iced over trees and closed schools in some parts of the country. It was relatively mild in ...

Local bank stocks hold steady

Business

After plunging by a $1.50 per share in trading Wednesday, Cortland Bancorp stood pat on Thursday, remaining at $21.25 per share at the close of trading Thursday. First Niles Financial also remained unchanged, closing at $9.11 per share for the 13th day in a row.

Veterans memorial to be dedicated

Community News

CEREMONY: The newly completed Cortland Veterans Memorial will hold a dedication 1 p.m. Saturday at Point Park on North High Street. All veterans, active military, memorial contributors and the public are invited. Walnut Street near the memorial will be closed for parking. Those attending can ...

Judge rules against moving Claudia Hoerig case

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WARREN — A judge Thursday refused Claudia Hoerig’s request to move her case out of Trumbull County Common Pleas Court to federal court. There is no jurisdiction for the federal court to intervene, United States District Court Judge Dan Aaron Polster ruled. Hoerig is facing murder ...

Agenda

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• WARREN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION and Zoning Appeals Board will meet 6 p.m. Monday at the township hall. • JOHNSTON TOWNSHIP will hold an abatement hearing 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Johnston VFW Hall.

Parishioner concerned with turmoil at Vienna church

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HUBBARD — A member of the Queen of the Holy Rosary Parish in Vienna said she was doing her job as church procurator in reporting an alleged incident of inappropriate behavior involving a priest and a minor. Joann Knuth of Hubbard said Thursday that church members have split in the wake of ...

Falls board reviews options

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NEWTON FALLS — Members of the Newton Falls Board of Education’s finance committee will meet with Treasurer Julie Sloan about options to place an earned-income tax levy on the May primary ballot. Board President Debra Davis said Thursday finance members Jennifer Urbania and Aimee ...

Indictment: Ex-judge stole cash from client

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YOUNGSTOWN — Former Mahoning County Judge Diane Vettori-Caraballo of Youngstown was accused in an indictment Thursday of stealing between $100,200 and $328,000 in cash that was in the home of a client when the client died in March 2016. A Mahoning County grand jury handed up indictments ...

Youngstown man pleads guilty in burglary

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WARREN — A man who forced his way into an 81-year-old Niles resident’s home on Aug. 20, causing minor injuries, pleaded guilty Thursday to a count of aggravated burglary and could face up to 11 years in prison. Dajaun Reshawn Perry, 24, 107 Lincoln Park, Youngstown, during a pre-trial ...