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Lakeview parents push return to in-school learning

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HOWLAND — The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how school systems operate. While many school districts are getting by, parents of students in the Lakeview Local School District believe being in school is not only safe but the best option for students to learn, rather than the hybrid or remote ...

Trumbull 911 director Ernie Cook fired

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WARREN — Following a marathon executive session Thursday, Trumbull County commissioners fired the director of the county’s 911 center and reprimanded the director of human resources. Ernie Cook, director of the Trumbull County 911 Center, was fired in a 2-0 vote Thursday after ...

Southington providing PPE

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EQUIPMENT HANDOUT: Southington Township trustees and the fiscal officer will be handing out personal protective equipment 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the township hall for Southington residents only. Items will be distributed until they run out. JCC REUNION SET: Camp JCC will host an open house ...

Agenda

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• MCDONALD BOARD OF EDUCATION will have a special meeting 6:30 a.m. today via Facebook Live on the school district website at www.mcdonald.k12.oh.us. • NILES BOARD OF EDUCATION will have a special meeting noon today via Zoom to amend the treasurer’s initial contract. Meeting ID is ...

Gov. Mike DeWine keeps 10 p.m. curfew

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With the state’s 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew set to expire Saturday, Gov. Mike DeWine said it will be extended but didn’t give a new end date. He said Thursday the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths are too high to lift the curfew restrictions. But DeWine said the next step would be to ...

State nursing home COVID-19 infections drop

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COVID-19 infections at Mahoning Valley nursing homes and assisted-living facilities leveled off while the totals statewide dropped significantly. The number of deaths locally climbed by three. The results were mixed at the three local prisons. The number of Mahoning County nursing homes and ...

Warren man faces six felony charges

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WARREN — A Warren man accused of shooting at law enforcement during an Oct. 17, 2020, chase through Warren, faces six felony charges after being indicted Thursday by a Trumbull County grand jury. Mehki Walker, 20, of 487 Martin St. SW, is charged with two counts of attempted murder each ...

Youngstown man sentenced in shooting

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By GUY VOGRIN Staff writer WARREN — A Youngstown man was given an indefinite sentence of four-to-five-and-a-half-years for a conviction in a July 9, 2020, shooting at a Willard Street NE home in Warren. Longino Roman Jr., 40, of 1554 Cascade Drive, Youngstown, pleaded guilty to three ...

Crews respond to Weathersfield fire

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WEATHERSFIELD — Fire crews were called out Thursday evening to a structure fire at 2609 Elm Drive after a person saw smoke coming from the roof area of a house and an alarm going off. A Trumbull County 911 report states a caller was walking her dog around 5:30 p.m. when she saw smoke coming ...

Falls council tables rates

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NEWTON FALLS — A motion to give residents and businesses a one-time discount on electricity will remain tabled until February, but Village Manager David Lynch said officials are considering offering a permanent discount. Village council on Thursday had the one-time discount on utilities, ...

Cortland man sentenced in robbery

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WARREN — A 20-year-old Cortland man was given an indefinite prison sentence from two to three years after he was convicted of second-degree robbery charge involving jewelry worth 99 cents. Nicholas Hedrick, of 120 Beechwood Drive, pleaded guilty to the felony and Trumbull County Common ...

Agents sweep Niles home for drugs

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NILES — The TAG Drug Task Force, Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office and the Niles Police Department conducted a sweep Thursday of a known drug house on Robbins Avenue that was suspected of selling illegal narcotics, including fentanyl. A search warrant was obtained, and agents — ...

On the record: Lordstown

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WHAT: Village council meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Robert Bond, Terry Campbell, Lamar Liming, Ron Ratka, Don Reider, Howard Sheely and Mayor Arno Hill Council: • Named Ron Hickox as the new street commissioner, effective Feb. 1. He was selected from nine applicants who sought the position ...

Ex-Warren utilities director gets new job

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Former Warren Utilities Director Robert Davis recently was hired to be president of Aqua Ohio water and wastewater utility. Davis recently held the position of director of the public utilities for the city of Cleveland, where he was responsible for Cleveland Water, Cleveland Water Pollution ...

Youngstown man dies in Wed. crash

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HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — The Ohio State Highway Patrol Warren Post is investigating a fatal crash that happened about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday on Wick Campbell Road northeast of Bell Wick Road. David W. Tassian, 55, of Youngstown, was pronounced dead at the scene, the report states, after his ...

Road to close for bridge repair

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LORDSTOWN — Hewitt Gifford Road in Lordstown Village and Warren Township will be closed 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the intersection of South Leavitt Road for repairs to a bridge at the location. The Trumbull County Engineer’s Office said the road will be closed for local traffic with no ...