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UAW president remains hopeful on contract negotiations

DEARBORN, Mich — Contract talks between the United Auto Workers and Detroit’s three automakers began Monday with a ceremonial handshake. It’s hoped by local autoworkers and officials they end with General Motors having assigned a new vehicle to its idled assembly complex in ...

Tribune Chronicle to expand Mahoning County coverage

WARREN — A daily Mahoning County edition of the Tribune Chronicle will be published beginning in September, Publisher Charles R. Jarvis announced Monday. “We are aggressively moving ahead with planning to attempt to fill the void of daily newspaper coverage for Mahoning County after ...

Tim Ryan faces uphill battle in 2020 presidential race

WARREN — Congressman Timothy J. Ryan in his 2020 bid for the Democratic presidential nomination is way off the fundraising pace set by more well-known candidates in the 20-person race to see who will challenge President Donald Trump. Ryan’s 0.3 percent polling number also ties him for ...

Newton Falls to seek additional levies in November

NEWTON FALLS — After voters soundly defeated an earned income-tax levy on the May 7 ballot, the Newton Falls Board of Education has decided to seek a traditional property tax levy in November. If the 1.75 percent income tax levy had passed in May, Newton Falls would have been the first ...

Hubbard names new police chief

HUBBARD — With police Chief James Taafe retiring at the end of the year, Sgt. Robert Thompson will be stepping into the role. Taafe began serving Hubbard as a patrol officer in 1984, was promoted to sergeant in 1992, then detective in 2006 and has been the chief of police since ...

Cortland takes initial action on unpaid water, sewer accounts

CORTLAND — After an incident arose this year with a property being sold that had both unpaid water and sewer accounts, city council is making sure it does not happen in the future. Council gave first reading Monday to have on the books the ability to place assessments onto Trumbull County ...

Driver killed in Vienna crash

VIENNA — A Lake Milton man was killed Monday afternoon after the commercial truck he was driving went off the left side of state Route 11 about a half mile south of the Tibbetts Wick Road exit. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said Roy C. Duncan Jr., 60, was pronounced dead at the scene. The ...

Pregnant woman assaulted in home

WARREN — A pregnant woman told police she was knocked to the ground and kicked in the back and the side of her stomach by a man she knows after he learned she did not want to be with him. The mother of five told police that while she was on the ground being kicked, her oldest son stepped ...

Sex offender jailed for failure to register

WARREN — A Warren man convicted in 2016 for 25 felony charges related to child pornography was sentenced Monday to three years in the Lorain Correctional Institute for failure to register a change of address. Vincent E. Heflin, 45, 642 Parkman Road NW, pleaded guilty to the failure to ...

Woman sentenced for 2018 vehicular assault

WARREN — A Pennsylvania woman was sentenced Monday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court for a May 2018 vehicular assault on Cottage Court SE in Warren in which a pregnant woman was reportedly run over. Jasmine J. Hoover, 19, 9 Triplewood Drive, Mercer, Pa., was sentenced Monday by Judge ...

Police search for man who robbed Valley View

CORTLAND — The Cortland Police Department is seeking information on the man who robbed the Valley View Food Mart off South High Street Monday morning. Police Chief David Morris said they received a call before 8 a.m. Monday from the store. The man took cash from the register and fled on ...

On the record – Trumbull County

WHAT: Trumbull County Educational Service Center Governing Board meeting Monday PRESENT: Jeffrey Dreves, Allen Ryan and Denise Domhoff ABSENT: William Holland and Don Bishop The board: • Hired Akesha Joseph as a supervisor effective Aug. 1 at $82,403; • Accepted the resignation of ...

On the record – Howland

WHAT: Township park board meeting Friday PRESENT: Jessica Gault and Allen Seman ABSENT: Shawn Pompelia The board: • Approved rules and guidelines and an application process to use and have a plot at the new community garden with raised beds at Bolindale DeForest Park. The garden was ...

On the record – Mecca

WHAT: Township trustee meeting Monday PRESENT: Fritz Birkhimer and Dan Galbincea ABSENT: Jim Governor Trustees: • Heard from Birkhimer they have received 10 signatures to get water and sewer lines extended from Cortland north along state Route 46 with a petition available at the door ...

On the record – Cortland

WHAT: City council meeting Monday PRESENT: Deidre Petrosky, Kevin Piros, James Edwards, Kathy Fleischer, Patti Keller, Don Moore, Scott Rowley and Mayor Jim Woofter Council: • Approved part-time police officers’ pay at $10 per hour during their field training program time, which ...

Christmas in July benefits area teens

WARREN — The Salvation Army is collecting Christmas gifts for teens Friday through Sunday at the Eastwood Mall, in an effort called “Christmas in July.” “Teen gifts are always the hardest,” said Capt. Christopher Williams of the Salvation Army. People are often more likely to ...

Warren man denies attempted break-in

WARREN — A Tait Road resident accused of trying to break into Lisa’s Total Image Salon, 1630 Parkman Road, Friday evening pleaded not guilty to charges of attempting to commit an offense and possession of criminal tools during a jail arraignment Monday before Warren Municipal Court Judge ...

Trumbull County Fair results

• Dairy Feeder Show Outstanding Project based on dairy feeder project score, showmanship and weight class placing: Junior Outstanding Project — Carter Kibler Intermediate Outstanding Project — Elizabeth Smallsreed Senior Outstanding Project — Milenka Moody Grand Champion ...

Trumbull County Fair results

• Lambs Market Lambs Lightweight Class — Justin Hall, first place, 110 pounds; Seri Williams, second, 124 pounds; Callae Moody, third, 117 pounds; Alisandra Enyeart, fourth, 115 pounds; Nicholas Jones, fifth, 95 pounds; Mason Coelho, sixth, 93 pounds; Allison Rowe, seventh, 121 pounds; ...

Mosquito Dog Park marks 10th year

BAZETTA — Ten years ago, two area men worked to get a place for dogs to run leashless, have fun and interact with other dogs at Mosquito Lake State Park. On July 17, 2009, the effort paid off — even if neither of them lived long enough to see it — when the Mosquito Lake Dog Park ...