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Niles park rededicated to veterans

Local News

NILES — Veterans from all over Trumbull County gathered Friday at Veterans Memorial Park, formerly known as Circle Street Park, for the 10th annual POW/MIA Recognition Day. “Every war we’ve fought overseas, we’ve had men and women who have not returned. They’ve been missing in ...

Roemer workers back on the job with deal

Business

MASURY— Eighteen production and maintenance employees at Roemer Industries in Masury were back to work Friday morning after a marathon negotiation session produced an agreement Thursday. Negotiators met at 3 p.m. Wednesday and reached a tentative agreement at 1:30 a.m. Thursday. The union ...

Union reps rally for Cordray

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WARREN — Local union leaders on Friday pledged to rally their members in support of the Democratic candidate for governor who spoke at the United Steel Workers 1375 hall in Warren. Jose Arroyo, a USW staff representative, said with less than two months to go before the Nov. 6 election, ...

Local bank stocks rally Friday

Business

Cortland Bancorp gained 50 cents in trading Friday to close at $25 per share heading into the weekend. First Niles Financial gained back the 14 cents it lost Thursday and added another 19 cents to close at $9.44 per shar

Tornado touched down in Trumbull County

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WARREN — A tornado touched down Thursday in northwest Trumbull County, according to the National Weather Service in Cleveland. The storm, which had a maximum wind speed of 95 mph, started around 2:31 p.m. about three miles northeast of Middlefield in Geauga County near Nauvoo and Hayes ...

Woman accused of causing lockdown ruckus

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WARREN — A woman pleaded not guilty to charges Friday in Warren Municipal Court after police said she tried to take her children from McGuffey PK-8 while the school was on lockdown because of a tornado warning Thursday afternoon, according to a police report. Raquel Mostella, 30, was ...

Power transformer explodes in Champion

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CHAMPION — A transformer explosion about 6 p.m. Friday in the 4100 block of North Park Avenue left many in the area without power. The Champion Fire Department closed the road for about an hour before Ohio Edison arrived to restore power. The department said the explosion was likely caused ...

Warren woman’s face cut during attack

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WARREN — Staff at Trumbull Regional Medical Center called police 3:30 a.m. Friday after a woman arrived in the emergency room with cuts to her face and arm, according to a police report. The Warren woman, 24, told police she went to an unknown address on Douglas Street to wait for the ...

Woman reports she was stabbed on porch

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WARREN — A woman, 69, reported she was stabbed 2:30 a.m. Friday on the porch of her Iddings Avenue NE home by a stranger, according to a police report. The woman told police she got out of her car and went to open the door to her home when a man she didn’t know attacked her and ...

On the record — Lordstown

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Thursday PRESENT: William Catlin, Carla Click, Cheryl Kistler, Niki Reid and Jackie Woodward The board: • Heard from Superintendent Terry Armstrong that enrollment in the district has increased by 4.25 percent, with more students at both the ...

Church sees new pastor

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WARREN — The Rev. Peter Haladej has been named the new pastor of Blessed Sacrament Parish in Warren. Haladej started at the church Aug. 11 after having served nine years as pastor at Holy Trinity Parish in East Liverpool, associate pastor at St. Christine in Youngstown for two years and ...

Religion news

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LITTLE DRESSES FOR HAITI: Corner House Christian Church, 6954 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard, is continuing to welcome all teens and adults interested in learning to sew or to share their sewing skills with others to participate in its Little Dresses for Haiti program. The program is 10 a.m. ...

Woman recognized for service

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WARREN — When she was a teen, Kimberly Clinkscale of Warren dreamed of being a teacher and having a school. Today, she serves as director of Shepherd of All God’s Children and Hope Academy for Autism on Niles Road in Warren. Clinkscale was recognized by family, friends and the community ...

Property transfers

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Property transfers recorded in Trumbull County Sept. 14-19: Bazetta Steven K. Lew to Jessica L. Shipman, 3342 Woodland Trail Unit B, $72,000 Barbara A. McVicker to Robert Pumphrey and Robin Tolley, Johnson Plank, $129,900 Thomas N. Munson to Paul A. Straniak, 2421 Wilson Sharpsville, ...

Mellencamp showcases talent

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YOUNGSTOWN — Someone once told John Mellencamp that if he really wanted to sell his work, he needed to paint still lifes and flowers. “I don’t want to sell paintings that bad,” Mellencamp said. One walk through “John Mellencamp: Expressionist,” which opened Thursday at the Butler ...

Ohio Star Forge to mark anniversary

Business

WARREN — Ohio Star Forge will hold a ribbon cutting for its recently completed expansion in conjunction with the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber at 10 a.m. Saturday at the company’s location, 4000 Mahoning Ave. NW. The company also will be celebrating its 30th anniversary on Saturday. ...

Hartford, Lordstown hold apple festivals

Community News

It’s apple festival time as two Trumbull County communities are holding apple-themed events and activities running today through Sunday. Hartford Township is celebrating its 55th annual apple festival at the intersection of state Routes 7 and 305, while Lordstown Village is marking the ...

Tornado sirens delay students’ release

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WARREN — Tornado sirens were blaring all across Trumbull County Thursday afternoon, just as area schools were letting out for the day. The National Weather Service in Cleveland issued the warning for portions of western Trumbull County and southeastern Geauga County after reports that a ...

Agenda

Community News

• VIENNA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. today at the township hall to discuss a contract with Mathews schools for a school resource officer. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 7:30 a.m. Monday at township hall to discuss police and fire ...