Local News

Energy policy sparks nerves

WARREN — As construction of the Lordstown Energy Center moves toward its targeted open date in September, one of the people responsible for it is growing nervous about President Donald Trump’s administration’s inclination to preserve coal-fired plants. William Siderewicz, who controls a ...

Natural gas plants gain steam in Ohio

WARREN — Coal is facing ever-growing competition from natural gas as the preferred fuel for power plants. The trend comes as no surprise for natural gas-sector officials. “There is an industry trend for the last decade of natural gas becoming the new standard for powering electrical ...

Trumbull County Senior Fair Results

Hay and grain • Alfalfa — Nathan Knight, Cortland, first • Timothy — Charles Thomasson, Bristolville, first; Nathan Knight, Cortland, second; Charles Thomasson, Bristolville, third • Mixed Hay — Nathan Knight, Cortland, first; Charles Thomasson, Bristolville, second; Charles ...

Wall organizers look for soldiers’ survivors

WARREN — Organizers who are bringing The Wall That Heals to Warren in August are looking for survivors of local men whose names are on the Vietnam War memorial wall to participate in a solemn ceremony. A laying of the roses ceremony, set for the final day the wall is in Warren, allows ...

‘Fired’ employee could get full pension

WARREN — City operations employee Dennis Griffing — whose job was terminated but who will continue to work until or if he is convicted on a petty theft charge — may be able to stay on the job past his 30th anniversary date with the city. If Griffing, 57, is able to work past his 30th ...

Author discusses Valley’s mob history

LIBERTY — There’s enough organized crime history in the Mahoning Valley that Cleveland author Allan May said he’ll probably have written five books about it by the time he’s finished. May, author of several books that include “Crimetown U.S.A.: The History of the Mahoning Valley ...

Portion of Route 305 to close

State Route 305 between state Route 534 and state Route 45 in Southington and Champion will be closed starting Monday for several culvert replacements. The route is expected to remain closed through late August. The detour recommended by the Ohio Department of Transportation is Route 534 ...

Mathews BOE hires school treasurer

VIENNA — The Mathews Board of Education hired Bradley Panik as the district’s new treasurer during a special meeting Saturday. Panik, who has been treasurer for the Liberty Local School District for the past three years, was given a three-year contract, effective Aug. 6. He will be ...

New cases

Cases filed in Trumbull County July 7-14: NOTICE OF APPEAL STATE OF OHIO 11TH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS vs. SMITH, JONATHAN KIRKLAND WRIT OF MANDAMUS STATE EX REL RICHARD A. CLARK vs. RICE, Honorable RONALD J. et al ADMINISTRATIVE APPEAL PRITCHARD, WILLIAM ...

Marriage applications

Marriage applications filed in Trumbull County July 2-July 13: Andre M. Clark, 37, 1065 Kenmore Ave. SE, Warren, and Kristina L. Summit, 33, same. Michael E. Gonzales, 56, 103 Wooodwinds West Court, Columbia, S.C., and Lorraine H. Dively, 56, same. Christopher R. Gilbert, 37, 450 Airport ...

Marriage license applications

Marriage applications filed in Trumbull County July 2 to 6: Charity A. Leeworthy, 23, 2122 Robbins Ave., Niles, and Drew T. Byers, 28, same. Aaron C. Henry, 44, 4790 Phillips Rice Road, Cortland and Jennifer A. McCarthy, 41, same. Kerry M. Kish, 37, 4727 GP Easterly Road, West Farmington, ...

Marriage license applications

Marriage applications filed in Trumbull County July 2 to 6: Charity A. Leeworthy, 23, 2122 Robbins Ave., Niles, and Drew T. Byers, 28, same. Aaron C. Henry, 44, 4790 Phillips Rice Road, Cortland and Jennifer A. McCarthy, 41, same. Kerry M. Kish, 37, 4727 GP Easterly Road, West ...

Police blotter – Warren

Police activity reported June 29-July 8: July 8, 11:44 p.m. — Eric Postlethwait, 31, was arrested at North Park Avenue and Douglas Street NE on charges of carrying conealed weapons, possessing drug abuse instruments and drug paraphernalia. 10:42 p.m. — Burglary reported in the 300 ...

Auctioning off pieces of Neil Armstrong’s history

CINCINNATI — Admirers of Neil Armstrong and space exploration have a chance to own artifacts and mementos that belonged to the modest man who became a global hero by becoming the first human to walk on the moon. The personal collection of Armstrong, who died in his native Ohio in 2012, will ...

Ryan supports marijuana legalization

U.S. Rep. Timothy J. Ryan wants to see marijuana decriminalized and embraced for its potential to add $6 billion annually to the economy. “Marijuana should be legal in all 50 states,” Ryan states in a Friday opinion piece on CNN.com. “You should not be able to legally buy a product in ...

Zone change reaches ballot

WARREN — The vast majority of the 1,141 signatures turned in on petitions opposing a zone change for seven properties in Lordstown from residential to industrial were deemed valid by the Trumbull County Board of Elections on Friday. To get the referendum initiative on the ballot, opponents ...

Firefighter faces theft in office, records tampering charges

By RON SELAK JR. Tribune Chronicle HUBBARD — A lieutenant with Eagle Joint Fire District is set to be in court next week to face tampering with evidence and theft in office charges that accuse him of misappropriating $10,125 of the district’s funds, including $2,160 overpaid to ...

Drugs, cash found during local raid

WARREN — The police department’s Street Crimes Unit and Tactical Entry Unit executed a search warrant Thursday at 929 Swallow St. SW, where drugs, drug paraphernalia and cash were found, according to a police report. The search warrant followed a three-week investigation, the report ...

Trumbull County Senior fair results

Fine Arts Pen & Ink • Still Life — JoAnna Rose, North Bloomfield, first; Ruthie Kaiser, Orwell, first; Ruthie Kaiser, Orwell, second • Nature — JoAnna Rose, North Bloomfield, first; Ruthie Kaiser, Orwell, first; Leanne Lee, Girard, first; Ruthie Kaiser, Orwell, second • ...

TJX zoning change petitions reviewed

WARREN — Opponents to the rezoning of 290 acres of land from residential to industrial in Lordstown turned in 1,141 signatures Thursday to Lordstown Village Clerk William Blank so they can be counted and validated by the Trumbull County Board of Elections in an effort to get a referendum on ...