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McKinley shows loyalty: ‘Tell Mother I’ll Be There’

Even though I have presented our 25th president all over the country for almost 30 years, I still learn something new about William McKinley all the time. While preparing for my talk at the McKinley Birthplace Home in Niles for McKinley’s 177th birthday last week, I had the opportunity to ...

Norman Rockwell paintings arrive in Howland

HOWLAND — “Surreal ... Numbed ... Excited. Like a kid in a candy shop.” That’s how Howland attorney Ned Gold described watching the uncrating of the 65 Norman Rockwell paintings that are part of the art collection owned by the Boy Scouts of America. The truck transporting the ...

2020 Community Stars chosen

WARREN — The very best examples of community service and the people who do those good deeds will be honored March 18 at the 19th annual Community Star awards dinner. Co-sponsored again this year by the Tribune Chronicle and Trumbull 100, the Community Star program celebrates local ...

Dog gone fun: Beagle club raises funds for St. Jude

HUBBARD — A light coating of snow over the field outside the Hubbard Conservation Club was disturbed by dozens of eager beagles and patient handlers Saturday, as they waited in groups to competitively track rabbits in the Trumbull County Area Beagle Club’s first field trial to benefit ...

Townships pen letter to Niles on annexation

HOWLAND — Howland and Weathersfield townships on Saturday sent a letter to elected officials in the city of Niles that makes it clear the townships “are prepared to take whatever action is necessary to protect their interests” when it comes to annexation. In December, Niles City ...

GOP convention delegates set; Democrats must wait

YOUNGSTOWN — President Donald Trump’s delegates from Ohio to the Republican National Convention are decided, but who will represent the state at the Democratic National Convention is very much up in the air. The process for selecting delegates for both parties is quite ...

Senate GOP nixes witnesses in impeachment trial

WASHINGTON — The Senate narrowly rejected Democratic demands to summon witnesses for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial late Friday, all but ensuring Trump’s acquittal in just the third trial to threaten a president’s removal in U.S. history. But senators pushed off final voting ...

PAC behind Randy Law’s bid releases donor list

WARREN — The company that provided $133,109 to a political action committee that funded the failed Warren mayoral campaign of Randy Law is affiliated with Patriot Water Treatment LLC, which has a dispute with the city. America’s Tomorrow, a Marietta-based PAC that gave $117,963 in in-kind ...

Hubbard bus driver receives national honor

HUBBARD — Longtime motorcoach operator Tom “T.J.” McGlynn said every tour feels like a road trip “but just with 50 people behind you.” The Hubbard man has logged more than 2 million miles in 36 years as a driver for Anderson Coach and Travel of Greenville, Pa. — all without ...

Three plead guilty to charges from drug raid

WARREN — Two men arrested after a task force drug raid last summer in Kinsman have pleaded guilty to felony drug charges connected to the case. Ryan Mullett, 44, of 6451 Yoder St., Kinsman, pleaded guilty last week to two counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs, and aggravated possession ...

Sheriff’s office proposes rate increase for Newton Township

NEWTON TOWNSHIP — Trustees are waiting for the Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office to come back to the township with a new proposal for providing it with police protection. The proposal made by the sheriff’s office for 2020 is nearly double what the township is paying now. Trustees said ...

Mobile dental clinic starts rounds Monday

YOUNGSTOWN — If you need routine or advanced dental care but can’t get to a dentist, a new, state-of-the-art vehicle likely will be making a stop near you. “One of our biggest initiatives is to provide dental care, especially in rural areas,” said Dr. M. Frank Beck, director of the ...

ODNR seeks all bald eagle nests

COLUMBUS — Starting today, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources is calling on citizens to help the Division of Wildlife find every bald eagle nest in the state. Bald eagle sightings can be reported to ODNR through March 31, online at wildohio.gov/ reportwildlife. Updates on verified ...

Manning resolution supports YARS

COLUMBUS — State Rep. Don Manning, R-New Middletown, introduced a resolution urging the U.S. Department of Defense to select the Youngstown Air Reserve Station in Vienna as the home for four new C-130J aircrafts. YARS is one of two finalists — along with Peterson Air Force Base in ...

Transit meeting set for Wednesday

WARREN — Public hearings are scheduled for 2 and 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Warren SCOPE Center, 375 N Park Ave., for input on the proposed routes WRTA buses will make when it starts service in Trumbull County in March. The proposed routes were prepared after input from the public offered ...

Woman attacked by unknown assailant

WARREN — A woman told police she was attacked after she opened the door of her residence in the 2400 block of Mahoning Avenue NW to someone she believed was a friend around 4 a.m. Wednesday, according to a police report. The woman said she answered a distinctive knock at her door that ...

Furnace and pipes stolen from home

WARREN — A furnace, water tank, A/C compressor and copper pipe were stolen from the basement of a vacant rental property in the 1600 block of Parkman Road NW. The owner of the property called police to the house Wednesday around 3 p.m. after he discovered damage to the door and items missing.

BRITEhack winners help Mercy Health, TMHA

WARREN — The BRITEhack challenge winners were able to help St. Joseph Warren Hospital and the Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority solve specific problems with their winning ideas. BRITEhack is an energy-focused civic hackathon that challenges teams to solve an issue using technology and ...

Property transfers

Property transfers recorded in Trumbull County Jan. 24-29: Bazetta Wells Fargo Bank to Nathan T. Olson, 1189 Everett Hull, $21,000 William C. Ulrich and Brenda Bevan to Thomas W. Harrison Jr. and Cathy J. Harrison, 2523 Hoagland Blackstub, $164,500 Patricia P. Parker to Anthony L. and ...