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Trumbull County court: Divorces and dissolutions

Divorces and dissolutions granted in Trumbull County Feb. 6 to 20: Divorces BOOR, CHELSEA J. vs. BOOR, BENJAMIN G. DANGERFIELD, VICTORIA L. vs. DANGERFIELD, BRAD E. KEMBLE, TAMMY vs. AUBURN, TONY PENNY, LINDA L. vs. PENNY, KRISTOFOR V. LOVE, MATTHEW W. vs. LOVE, ASHLEY ...

15 area students nominated to military academies

WARREN — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Howland, announced Saturday the 15 local students who have been nominated to attend national military academies in 2021. Each year, Ryan nominates some of the best and brightest students from the 13th District to United States military academies. Each nominee ...

Police ID Cortland man in crash

GREENE — The Ohio State Highway Patrol identified a 28-year-old Cortland man as the person who died in a one-car crash on Ashtabula Dennison Road in the township. Troopers said Alexander Kalas was pronounced dead at the scene of Friday’s crash, reported at 9:30 p.m. Friday, north of state ...

On the record: Bristol

WHAT: Township trustee meetings Jan. 18 and Feb. 16 PRESENT: Doug Seemann, Ramon French and Mark Webb Trustees: • Are having architect Tim Sexton prepare drawings of a proposed addition to the road department building. Seemann said plans are to add three bays to the eastern side of the ...

Trumbull County courts: New cases

Cases filed in Trumbull County Feb. 8-12: NOTICE OF APPEAL OHIO 11TH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS vs. PIERCE JR., JAMES EUGENE E-COMPLAINT SAM LAMANCUSA, TRUMBULL COUNTY TREASURER vs. SMITH, MARK R. et al E-ADMINISTRATIVE APPEAL ESTLACK, FRED vs. OHIO DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DIVISION OF ...

On the record: Champion

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Monday PRESENT: John Pitts, David Mahan, Kelly Boyle, Patricia Fisher and James Scher The board: • Heard from Assistant Elementary / Middle School Principal Austin Handrych of plans for a summer STEM camp called “Camp Invention” for students in grades ...

Fairgrounds traffic to get rerouted

WARREN — It appears rerouting traffic at the drive-thru vaccine clinic at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds will solve the problem of soggy pathways at the site, according to Trumbull County Commissioner Mauro Cantalamessa. When the temperatures warmed up, the ground began to thaw and the ...

Trumbull Town Hall announces new season

WARREN — Trumbull Town Hall subscribers will have to wait another six months for the lecture series to resume. The group is scrapping plans to do two lectures each in March, April and May and instead is announcing its 44th season, which includes one speaker originally planned for last ...

Retired teacher finds joy as author

NILES — Carol Ann Kauffman believes everyone should write a book. “I think there is a book in everybody, and everybody should write,” Kauffman said. “And my advice would be after you write the first book, sit down and write another.” Kauffman, who has authored 26 books since her ...

Schools workers get 1st vaccine

More than 2,800 employees from Trumbull County school districts preregistered to receive shots during mass COVID-19 vaccinations at the former TJ Maxx Store in the Great East Plaza in Niles and at Warren G. Harding High School. Trumbull County Educational Service Center pre-registered 2,300 ...

New virus cases falling

With just two days left in February, this will be the month with the fewest reported COVID-19 cases in Ohio since October. The state had 68,588 cases reported for the month as of Friday, an average of 2,638 daily cases. If that average remains for today and Sunday, Ohio could end February ...

Woman walking attacked in Liberty

LIBERTY — A 51-year-old Youngstown man was arrested on several charges connected to an attack Thursday afternoon on a woman walking along a Liberty Township street. Sterling K. Green, 686 Magnolia Ave., was arraigned in Girard Municipal Court on charges of assault, theft and disrupting ...

Bank robbery suspect in fed custody

YOUNGSTOWN — A man accused of holding up a Warren bank earlier this month was ordered into the custody of federal marshals after a hearing Friday in federal court. A detention hearing was held for Patrick I. Marsh via video before Magistrate Judge Carmen E. Henderson. Court records show ...

Judge rules against evidence suppression

WARREN — A Trumbull County judge this week ruled against a Cortland man, accused of sexually abusing a minor, who was trying to have some statements he made to a police detective kept away from potential jurors. Floyd Ruiter, 65, 176 Gates St., Cortland, is charged in a 16-count indictment, ...

Homeless man found injured in city

WARREN — A 21-year-old homeless man was taken to St. Joseph Warren Hospital for treatment of injuries from either a fight or a sexual assault after he was found running around Thursday night wearing only a pair of shorts. He was seen in the area of the 600 block of South Street SE, ...

Rollover crash into creek kills one

GREENE — A person is dead following a Friday night rollover crash. About 9:30 p.m., Trumbull County 911 dispatch received a call about a white car running into a guard rail and ending up upside down on Dennison Ashtabula Road. A 911 call sheet states the car was laying in a creek. The ...

Two charged after fight with bleach

LIBERTY — Two people were arraigned Thursday on assault charges linked to a fight where the two threw bleach on each other. Jamie Carnahan, 29, of Colonial Drive, Liberty, and Jermaine White, 39, of Austin-town, both pleaded not guilty to the charges. Records show Carnahan was still in ...

On the record: Liberty

WHAT: Trustees meeting Thursday PRESENT: Arnie Clebone, Greg Cizmar and Devon Stanley Trustees: • Promoted Joseph Santangelo to a full-time firefighter, effective Feb. 21; • Accepted the retirement of patrol officer Alexandra Anastic-Nichols, effective Sunday. She has been with ...

Celebrating women in real estate careers

With the first day of Women’s History Month beginning on Monday, this is a great time to bring light to women in the real estate profession who should be recognized for their achievements. Women’s History Month originated on March 7, 1982, as Women’s History Week. In 1987, Congress ...

Property transfers

Property transfers recorded in Trumbull County Feb. 8-12: Bazetta John P. Klamut to Ronald Infante and Desiree Infante, 2800 Niles Cortland Road, $116,000 Denise A. Lehman and Denis K. Kilpatrick to Denise A. Lehman, 852 Johnson Plank, $89,667 Braceville Clifford W. Posey and Evangeline ...