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Winter’s a blast

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Area residents and road crews spent Sunday clearing as much as 10 inches or more of snow from roads, driveways and parking lots, and now severe cold temperatures are expected as the National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a wind chill advisory. The advisory is in effect until 1 ...

Business briefs

Business

FORMER DISNEY EXEC JOINS YSU: Jeanne Mosure, former senior vice president and group global publisher of Disney Publishing Worldwide, will serve as the first executive in residence of the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University. In the role, Mosure will ...

Seeing Eye

Community News

CREATE VALENTINES FOR VETS: A Create Your Own Valentines for Vets program will be held 2:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the McKinley Birthplace Home. Valentines will be made and sent to veterans at Washington Square Nursing Home in Warren and Louis Stokes Veterans Hospital in Cleveland. BLOOD ...

Food stamps issued early

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WARREN — Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for February were issued last week, and local officials are cautioning recipients to budget their use. What it means is, as of Jan. 16, those who receive SNAP, commonly referred to as food stamps, may have had two ...

Agenda

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• CORTLAND COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the municipal building. • MECCA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at township hall. • BRISTOL TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at township hall; work session 7 p.m. today at township hall. • LORDSTOWN COUNCIL will ...

Mission to open new center

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WARREN —Wanting to be able to help the growing number of people in need, the Warren Family Mission is currently working on a new food distribution center with plans to open this spring. Dominic Marrari, public relations for the mission, said the 4,200-square-foot center, located at 1312 W. ...

Plans to build health campus move forward

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MINERAL RIDGE — Progress is being made to the former Youngstown Developmental Center facility — home to the future social services hub, which is tentatively being called The Campus of Care. The Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board and the Western Reserve Port Authority are ...

Township crews battle multiple fires

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Cold temperatures and snow-covered, slippery roadways made it a little more challenging for fire crews Sunday morning in Liberty and Warren townships. In Warren Township, crews were called out at 7:20 a.m. to a vacant house fire in 300 block of Flora Road NW. While there were no reported ...

The duties of the president Jan. 16-21, 1899

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Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series marking the 121st anniversary of Niles native William McKinley’s U.S. presidency. On Jan. 16, the president met at the White House with Dr. Jacob Schurman, president of Cornell University. Schurman stated as he left the White House that he ...

Meeting to be held on ambulances

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KINSMAN — Officials from Greene, Gustavus, Johnston, Kinsman and Vernon townships will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Kinsman Township hall to review the ambulance contract services each township has with Johnston.

Newton Township to meet on plan

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NEWTON TOWNSHIP — The Newton Township Comprehensive Plan Committee will hold a community meeting 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Newton Falls High School auditorium to seek public comment on the development of the plan. Rachel McCartney, Youngstown State University economic development analyst, ...

Mon. 12:01 p.m.: Trump visits MLK memorial

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has paid a visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington this morning on the holiday honoring the civil rights leader. Trump arrived shortly after 11 a.m. to pay his respects on a frigid and windy day. He was joined by Vice President ...

Mon. 8:42 a.m.: Kamala Harris jumps into presidential race

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race this morning. Vowing to "bring our voices together," Harris would be the first woman ...

Harper wallops the region

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DETROIT — A plane carrying 129 people skidded Saturday from a Chicago runway left slick by a winter storm that moved across parts of the Midwest toward New England and the northeastern United States. No injuries were reported on the United Airlines flight at O’Hare International Airport ...

Chocolate, wine fundraiser set

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FUNDRAISER FOR AWL: The seventh annual Evening of Wine & Chocolate will be 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Leo’s Ristorante, 7042 E. Market St., Howland. The event will include chocolates, a silent auction, 50-50 raffle and music. All proceeds benefit the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County. ...

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Police Blotters

Police activity reported Jan. 3-9: Jan. 9, 6:31 p.m. — A single-vehicle crash was reported at the intersection of Stonewood and Cedar drives. 5:02 p.m. — An abandoned 911 call was received from a business in the 100 block of East Main Street. Officers checked the business and did not ...

Regional chamber pulls double duty at Detroit auto show

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WARREN — Two of the top local economic development officials went to the Detroit auto show to send one clear and convincing message to General Motors’ leaders — they, like many others in the Mahoning Valley, want to see a new product assigned to the General Motors plant in ...

Showcasing Champion schools

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CHAMPION — High school students teaching Spanish to second-graders, and middle and high school students working on a joint art project are just some of the ways all three schools are able to collaborate on projects now that all the buildings are on one campus. More than 100 people attended ...