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On the record: Warren

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Tuesday PRESENT: John Fowley, Patricia Limperos, Regina Patterson, Julian Walker and Jacqueline Shannon The board: • Approved the purchase of two 78-passenger buses from Myers Equipment at $178,148. The district had sought bids through the Ohio School ...

‘Pandora’s box’ opened

Click here to join a petition drive to ask the Ohio Parole Authority to deny parole to Fred E. Joseph Jr., the killer of Niles policeman John A Utlak. The juvenile killer of a Niles police officer in 1982 has had his parole hearing moved up because of a new state law that is giving juvenile ...

‘Supermom’ engineers perfect balance

JOHNSTON — Nicole Liptak has been an engineer for more than two decades with Aptiv, formerly Delphi Packard. And for more than a decade, she’s been a mother. The now-senior advanced development engineer, who graduated summa cum laude in 1999 with a chemical engineering degree from ...

Weekly cases hit lowest point in 7 months

New cases, hospitalizations and intensive care admissions caused by COVID-19 reported Saturday by the Ohio Department of Health are below the three-week average The week marks the lowest number of new cases reported during a week in the state — 8,796 — since the low of 7,957 reported ...

YSU grads diving into future

YOUNGSTOWN — The meaning behind the expression on Alexis Porterfield’s mortarboard runs considerably deeper than her decision to travel some 300 miles to attend college. “It stuck with me. Eventually, I plan to get my Ph.D. and keep going until I can’t,” said Porterfield, of ...

Area science center looks to wow with remodeling

YOUNGSTOWN — OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology has a new address, but it didn’t move. Shifting its main entrance to the L-shaped former McCrory building from West Federal Street to Central Square is one of several changes as part of a ...

Boards hope for better turnout in Nov.

With many more candidates and issues on the Nov. 2 ballot, election officials in Mahoning and Trumbull counties expect turnout to be better than it was for the primary last week. But they also expressed great disappointment with how poor turnout was for Tuesday’s primary. It was only 8.8 ...

Howland native to complete residency at Columbus hospital

Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Medicine students graduated this month and will head to the next level in their chosen field. James Lerakis of Howland will be doing his residency at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s in Columbus for family medicine. “I chose the medical field because ...

Warren 9 stopped Pa. team

99 years ago In 1922 One large inning transformed an otherwise tight ballgame into a sure ’nuff decisive win for the 1922 version of Warren’s semi-pro Moose outfit in their initial baseball fray at Moose Park on Sunday. The local hopes sent New Castle Arros whizzing back toward ...

Liberty PK-6 students decorate license plates

LIBERTY — Earlier this year, students at Liberty’s Blott Guy PK-6 participated in the Liberty Township Fire Department’s license plate decorating contest. Each student in first and second grade received a paper license plate template to design and color. After the license plates were ...

Closed cases

Cases closed in Trumbull County April 12-16: CLOSED GALLAGHER, ELIZABETH A. vs. GALLAGHER SR., BRANDON M. SALWAY III, CLARENCE R. vs. SALWAY, THANAI J. TRUMBULL COUNTY TREASURER SAM LAMANCUSA vs. ALTOBELLI, ROCCO F. et al PRIDE ONE CONSTRUCTION SERVICES LLC vs. SPRING RUN BUILDERS ...

Marriage licenses

Marriage applications granted in Trumbull County April 26-30: D’Andre L. Parker, 35, Warren, and LaResa M. Tolbert, 32, Warren Robert E. McGee Jr., 53, Girard, and Dianna L. Jenkins, 57, Girard Pauline J. Kritz, 47, Warren, and Matthew D. Marsh, 48, Warren Samantha M. Miller, 24, Girard, ...

Divorces

Divorces and dissolutions granted in Trumbull County April 24-29: DIVORCE RAWLINGS, DEBBRAH LYN vs. RAWLINGS, MARK W. KELLER, HEATHER A. vs. KELLER, JONATHAN DISSOLUTION HILL, JACOB A. vs. HILL, CHRISTINA A. HAMEED, ANDREA vs. CHANEY, MONIQUE PITTS, ERIN S. vs. PITTS, ...

Green thumbs gather at Packard Park

WARREN — Edible flowers, durban canna lilies, 440 hanging baskets, sunflowers and dozens of varieties of vegetables and other flowers are available for sale today on the first day of the Friends of the Greenhouse Consortium in Warren’s Packard Park. Basket assortments for Mother’s Day, ...

City to spend $1.5M to fix streets

WARREN — The city is looking at spending more than $1.55 million on street repairs using money from the 0.5 percent income tax for police, fire and roads. The tax first was approved in 2016 and renewed last fall. The original legislation required the city to use $500,000 annually to ...

Ryan asks for fed earmark for area projects

With the return of earmarks, also known as pork barrel spending, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is asking for money for projects for various Mahoning Valley organizations, including Mercy Health-Youngstown, Mahoning County High School and Gleaners Food Bank, as well as road improvement work and bike ...

Faith fuels long career for Falls woman

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one of a series of Saturday profiles of area residents and their stories. To suggest a profile, contact features editor Burton Cole at bcole@tribtoday.com or metro editor Marly Reichert at mreichert@tribtoday.com. NEWTON FALLS — If her love of literature had not won ...

State anticipates 7-month low in virus cases

This week is on pace to have the fewest new COVID-19 cases in the state in more than seven months. For the first six days of this week, not including today, Ohio had 7,499 reported COVID-19 cases, an average of slightly fewer than 1,250 per day. If it averages that today, the week will end ...

Federal jury finds Warren man guilty

A federal jury on Thursday returned guilty verdicts on drug and gun charges against a Warren man, ending a three-day trial before Judge Daniel A. Polster in Cleveland. Donald E. Jones Jr., 40, was found guilty on charges of possession with intent to distribute heroin and fentanyl, possession ...

Salvage sale set today at TNP

WARREN — Reclaimed doors, windows, hardware, sinks and more will be available today at Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership’s salvage sale. The sale is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 441 Elm Road in Warren. It will include items salvaged from homes in the area that were demolished or renovated. ...