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Winter’s a blast

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 ...

Food stamps issued early

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 ...

Mission to open new center

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

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

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

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

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

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, ...

Harper wallops the region

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 ...

Regional chamber pulls double duty at Detroit auto show

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 ...

Claudia Hoerig trial set to pick up Tuesday

WARREN — Week two of the Claudia Hoerig trial is scheduled to begin 1 p.m. Tuesday, when public defenders are set to launch into the defense of the woman accused of killing her husband nearly 12 years ago. The state rested its case 2 p.m. Friday after calling local investigators and federal ...

Congresswoman salutes Dr. King

WARREN — People made their way through a snowstorm Saturday to attend the Trumbull County A. Philip Randolph Institute’s 32nd annual event to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event featured U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, D-Cleveland, as this year’s keynote speaker. The Trumbull County ...

Corvette restoration is costly, time consuming and fun endeavor

WARREN — Those who dream of owning a pristine vintage Corvette — the kind that can win awards — better have time and money. Carl Carbon, who specializes in Corvette restorations at his Midyear Dreams LLC shop in Poland, said, “You better be prepared to spend $100,000” and put in ...

Mahoning GOP chair to retire

YOUNGSTOWN — Mahoning County Republican Party Chairman Mark Munroe has announced he is retiring as party chairman, effective Feb. 21. The announcement was made Saturday at a meeting of the party’s executive committee. Munroe has been elected three times as party chairman and is in his ...

Newton Falls BOE to meet on levy

NEWTON FALLS — The Newton Falls Exempted Village Schools Board of Education will hold a special meeting 8 a.m. Monday in the board’s conference room. The board will be discussing placing an income tax levy on the May 7 ballot and action is expected to be taken, according to a meeting ...

Community Star deadline is Monday

WARREN — Monday is the deadline to submit nominations for the 18th annual Community Stars program, which is co-sponsored by the Tribune Chronicle and Trumbull 100. The Community Stars program celebrates those who go above and beyond volunteering their time, talents and resources to make ...

This Week in History: Upton among women celebrating local club

99 years ago in 1920: * The Business and Professional Women’s Club of Warren was an assured fact. It was launched with 150 enthusiastic women who extended a hospitable welcome to Miss Lena M. Phillips, executive secretary of the National Association of Business and Professional Women of the ...

Trumbull County courts

Cases closed in Trumbull County Jan. 5-12 CLOSED MAAS, AMANDA JO vs. MAAS, STEVEN GEOFFREY TAYLOR, JOSEPH vs. TAYLOR, DAWN NEVINSKI, RICK vs. NEVINSKI, TRACI HECKATHORN, MARA vs. HECKATHORN, MATTHEW SAM LAMANCUSA, TRUMBULL COUNTY TREASURER vs. SPRAGUE, TODD D. et al ...

Trumbull County courts

Divorces, dissolutions and legal separations granted in Trumbull County Jan. 5 to 12: DIVORCES TERRILL, JESSICA R. vs. TERRILL, DAVID M. KAWECKI, DEANNA L. vs. KAWECKI, THOMAS A. HOELZEL, PATRICIA A. vs. HOELZEL, NEIL F. ALFREDO, BRIAN vs. ALFREDO, KELLEY HOFMANN, PATRICIA ...

Prosecutors rest their case

WARREN — The state rested its case Friday against the woman accused of premeditating the shooting death of her husband in 2007 — one year after she was booked into the Trumbull County Jail after being extradited from Brazil. A forensic pathologist Friday demonstrated the position he ...