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Teen hurt in Burton St. shooting Friday

WARREN — A 17-year-old walking in front of 1640 Burton St. SE was hit in the right calf by a bullet Friday evening and was taken to St. Joseph Warren Hospital to be treated. The boy, who lives on Columbia Place SE, Warren, received what is being described a minor injury in the shooting. A ...

Bullet shot into Warren residence

WARREN — A resident in the 700 block Homewood Avenue reported finding a bullet hole in her front window at 6:45 a.m. Sunday. The woman told police she heard several gunshots outside her residence, according to a police report. Going into her living room, the woman found the hole in the ...

Mother cited after toddlers left in car

WARREN — A 25-year-old mother of five pleaded not guilty to child endangering Monday after being accused of leaving two children alone in a van in a Giant Eagle parking lot for up to 25 minutes Saturday evening. Shayla M.L. Harris, 1307 Ward St. NW, was assigned a $2,500 personal ...

On the record – Vienna

WHAT: Township trustee meeting Monday PRESENT: Phil Pegg, Heidi Brown and Richard Dascenzo Jr. Trustees: • Approved paying Wilson, Phillips & Agin, CPAs Inc. $1,560 for the 2017 and 2018 audit; • Approved paying Alexander Pest Control Inc. $967.50 for mosquito spraying; • ...

On the record – Fowler

WHAT: Township trustee meeting Monday PRESENT: Al Crabbs, Tom Carr and Jeff Davis Trustees: • Approved payment to part-time firefighters who responded to calls in May totaling $316 and total in June $557 based on $10 per call during daytime and $20 per call at night. Officials said this ...

On the record – Hubbard

WHAT: Board of Education meeting June 24 PRESENT: Rocky Adams, Don Newell, Linda Silvidi and Martin Franko ABSENT: Tony Pantone The board: • Recognized athletic director Chuck Montgomery for his nine years of service in the district. Montgomery is retiring Aug. 1. He had 47 years in ...

Trumbull County courts

New cases Cases filed in Trumbull County June 15-22: COMPLAINT SAM LAMANCUSA, TRUMBULL COUNTY TREASURER vs. MARCZIN, ALEX et al SAM LAMANCUSA, TRUMBULL COUNTY TREASURER vs. PALLO, ANDREW et al SAM LAMANCUSA, TRUMBULL COUNTY TREASURER vs. BROWN, STEPHIA et al ...

Residents push for demolition of St. Joseph’s Hospital

WARREN — A neighborhood association pushing for the demolition of the former St. Joseph Riverside Hospital will meet 6 p.m. today at Grace United Methodist Church on Drexel Avenue NW to plan an August rally in hopes of spotlighting the need for money to remove the neighborhood eyesore. Bob ...

Eastgate offers funding options for dam removal

WARREN — Discussions regarding the removal of two dams in the Mahoning River at Summit Street NW in Warren and South Main Street in Warren Township have continued with a breakdown of possible funding for the projects. The plan to remove the dams is being orchestrated through the Eastgate ...

Girard hires first female firefighter

GIRARD — The city fire department hired its first full-time firefighter in 1915. Some 104 years later, it has hired its first female firefighter. “As you all know, Chelsea (Harris) is our first female firefighter in the history of the city,” fire Chief Ken Bornemiss said. Chelsea ...

Niles veteran recalls days in Vietnam

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of a series published each Monday between Memorial Day and Veterans Day honoring local veterans. To nominate a veteran, email Metro Editor Marly Kosinski at mkosin ski@tribtoday.com. NILES — He’s still haunted by the events of Jan. 31 1968 — the beginning of ...

Gas tax hike goes into effect Monday

WARREN — Ohio motorists may see increased gasoline prices ahead of Monday’s scheduled 10.5-cent gas tax increase as fuel stations try to keep profit margins up in the highly competitive industry, according to one analyst. “Gas prices are kind of follow-the-leader in much of Ohio, and ...

Veterans memorial gets gold star

CORTLAND — A special marker has been added to the new Cortland Veterans Memorial to pay tribute to the Gold Star families and their loved ones who died defending the country. The 50-year-old Four Seasons Garden Club coordinated and sponsored the placement and dedication of the Gold Star ...

Shelton to headline third Y Live

Blake Shelton, a judge on “The Voice” and five-time winner of best male vocalist from the Country Music Association, will be the headliner for the third Y Live concert Sept. 21 at Youngstown State University’s Stambaugh Stadium. Zac Brown sold more than 15,000 tickets for the first Y ...

Santiago Day and Independence Day celebrated together

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is part of a weekly series marking the 120th anniversary of Niles native William McKinley’s U.S. presidency. The New York Times reported July 1, 1899: “The celebration of the Fourth of July this year is more or less involved with the celebration of the great naval ...

New cases

Cases filed in Trumbull County June 8-15: NOTICE OF APPEAL-11TH OHIO 11TH DISTRICT APPELLATE COURT vs. STOUTAMIRE, DWAYNE A. OHIO 11TH DISTRICT APPELLATE COURT vs. MORRISON, DEAN ADMINISTRATIVE APPEAL WILLIAMS LINDSEY, PATRICIA vs. OHIO DEPT OF JOB AND FAMILY SERVICES ...

Area fire departments battle separate blazes

WARREN — The Warren Fire Department was called out early Sunday morning to a vacant house fire in the 200 block of Ohio Avenue. A fire department spokesman said a call came at 3:30 a.m. and crews found the first floor of the vacant house engulfed in flames with fire in the area of the front ...

On the record – Brookfield

WHAT: Board of education meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Ronda Bonekovic, Ron Brennen, Kelly Carrier, George Economides and Tim Filipovich The board: • Heard from Superintendent Velina Jo Taylor she has spoken to the state auditor’s office on ways the Brookfield, Mathews and Liberty ...

Trumbull County courts

Closed cases Cases closed in Trumbull County June 15-22: CLOSED CARNIFAX, CATHERINE vs. CARNIFAX, RODNEY A. SROKA, MICHAEL D. vs. SROKA, COURTNEY L. FYOCK, ARLENE J. vs. FYOCK, JOHN B. SCHANTZ, MARK A. vs. SCHANTZ, JODY L. SWERTFAGER, AMY J. vs. SWERTFAGER, ...

Marriage licenses

Marriage applications granted in Trumbull County June 17-21: Terrence D. McKinney, 32, Leavittsburg, and Misti R. Campbell, 32, Youngstown Joseph W. Byler, 26, Middlefield, and Kathryn L. Weaver, 20, Middlefield Chester D. Byler Jr., 23, North Bloomfield, and Lori P. Miller, 20, ...