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Suffragettes dressed for rights

Local News

One hundred years since women in the United States won the right to vote, it is easy to overlook the hard steps that led to the polls. It is even easier to overlook the importance that pockets played in those steps. “If your dress had pockets, it was a suffragette dress,” said Einav ...

Hubbard trustees looking into bed tax

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HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — Trustees are considering a bed tax to generate additional money for the township. Trustee Chairman Tom Jacobs said at a recent meeting he has spoken to Trumbull County Treasurer Sam Lamancusa, who said the township would receive 2 percent from the tax on two hotels — ...

Biden leads Trump in state poll

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Click here for an interactive polling map of Ohio. A new poll that shows President Donald Trump trailing former Vice President Joe Biden in Ohio also reveals that Biden’s “strong” supporters here outnumber Trump’s — a snapshot of the state less than 100 days from an election that ...

Navy vets reunite 50 years after serving on same ship

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BRISTOL — Seeing Joe Tomko and Bill Bradley together, one might suspect they have been friends all their lives — and in a way, they have. In 1952, Tomko, then of Sharon, Pa., and Bradley of Vienna both joined the U.S. Navy and were sent to basic training in San Diego, then to the USS ...

Saturday numbers show smaller increase in cases

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While 23 of the past 25 days have seen reported coronavirus case increases of more than 1,000 statewide, a comparatively lower increase of 928 was reported Saturday by the Ohio Department of Health. The decrease comes after Wednesday to Friday set a new record high for a three-day span with ...

Falls church gives away backpacks

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NEWTON FALLS — For the past 27 years, members of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Warren have handed out 250 backpacks filled with school supplies to long lines of waiting families, but this year the distribution went much quicker as people simply had to pull up in their vehicles. Members ...

COVID-19 cases increase by 944 in Ohio

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The weekend saw an increase of 944 COVID-19 cases, bringing the statewide total to 93,031. The Ohio Department of Health reported 3,529 deaths statewide Sunday, an increase of 14. Wednesday to Friday set a new record high for a three-day span with 4,662 cases reported statewide. To ...

Hospitals struggle with backlog

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Joyce Faber’s elective surgery has been postponed twice so far this year. It’s been rescheduled for September, but she’s worried the lengthy wait could cause complications. “My son is graduating with his doctorate in December,” she said in a recent interview. “I’m worried I ...

McKinley issues stay for two men later hung anyway

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Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series marking the 120th anniversary of Niles native William McKinley’s U.S. presidency. On Aug. 10, 1900, two convicted murderers were scheduled to be hanged in Arizona. On Aug. 8, President William McKinley granted them a stay of execution. ...

Falls issues to be addressed by board

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NEWTON FALLS — One of the members of the newly organized “Be The Change in the Falls” group plans to address the Trumbull County Board of Elections Tuesday regarding three referendum issues on smart meters, the law director’s contract and money spent for the purchase of a church for ...

‘Masks, masks, masks’

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WARREN — Trumbull County’s enforcement of state rules requiring face masks has been more challenging than in some counties, because the rules were changed here one extra time. Trumbull County had its own face mask order July 9 to 16 because the county was considered at high risk for ...

Meatball Mafia organizes food in Columbus

Business

The idea of an Italian-American food truck themed after Youngstown’s ties to the mob serving meatballs in Ohio’s capital city would never work. That’s what Robert DelliQuadri remembers from a conversation with a buddy in the food truck business. “His first response was, ‘nobody ...

Church hosting defense law class

Community News

PROGRAM OFFERS LEGAL SELF-DEFENSE LAWS: One Nation Kingdom Ministries and US Lawshield are co-hosting a “#Expensive #Conversation” 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, Niles Focus Building, 2051 Niles Road, Warren. The program examines self-defense laws, how to be protected with a retained ...

Trumbull libraries add hours, services

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CHECK OUT BOOKS, MORE: Libraries in the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library System will be adding more hours and additional services at all locations beginning today. Following a two-and-a-half-month shutdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the six libraries in the system that reopened ...

Warren

Police Blotters

Police activity reported July 3-24: July 24, 12:26 a.m. — Criminal damaging reported in the 900 block of Summit Street NW. July 23, 11:37 p.m. — Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, vehicle trespassing reported in the 300 block of Scott Street NE. 10:29 p.m. — Gross sexual imposition ...

Unity in divisive times

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Just months before Election Day, Ohio voters are worried and hopeful at the same time. They’re not sure who to trust in the media and government. They’re concerned about economic security for themselves and fellow Americans. They aren’t sure how the election will go down during a ...

Agenda

Community News

• HUBBARD CITY COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building with caucus at 6:30 p.m. • CORTLAND CITY COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building. • FOWLER TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today virtually from the community center. • VIENNA TOWNSHIP ...

Trumbull County

Police Blotters

Sheriff’s office activity reported July 17-30: July 30, 3:28 a.m. — Domestic dispute reported in the 7000 block of state Route 7, Kinsman. 1:30 a.m. — Domestic dispute reported in the 2800 block of Mahan Denman Road, Bristol. July 29, 2:12 a.m. — Zachary D. Mechling, 26, 228 Dickey ...

Your Voice Ohio dialogues

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After participants in the Your Voice Ohio dialogues expressed concern about the country’s ability to hold an election during a pandemic in the midst of distrust and challenges facing the news media, the following question was sent to the presidential campaigns of Donald Trump and Joe Biden. ...

Lordstown

Police Blotters

Police activity reported June 10-July 10: July 10, 10:43 a.m. — Suspicious activity reported in the 1000 block of Ina Drive. July 6, 7:34 p.m. — Unruly juvenile / criminal mischief reported in the 3000 block of Mae Drive. 9:41 a.m. — Suspicious activity reported at Ellsworth-Bailey ...