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ON the record – Niles

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WHAT: City Council meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Council President Barry Steffey Jr., Michael Lastic, Ryan McNaughton, Barry Profato, Sheri Smith, Al Cantola and Linda Marchese Council: • Approved applying for the 2019 Community Housing Impact and Preservation (CHIP) Program grant funds in ...

Trump underlings didn’t carry out orders, report says

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WASHINGTON — Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller’s report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller’s removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice by the ...

Cortland Bancorp surges in trading on Wednesday

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Cortland Bancorp, which lost $1.88 in trading Wednesday, gained nearly all of it back in trading Thursday, closing at $24.85, which is a $1.74 increase. First Niles Financial, which has held steady at $9 for the past 18 days, lost 50 cents in trading Thursday to close at $8.50 per share.

Seeing Eye

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HELPING COMMUNITY: Perkinswood Chapel, 920 Perkinswood Blvd. SE, Warren, will hold its first food giveaway 5:30 to 7 p.m. today for Good Friday. In addition, the first 40 people will receive fresh eggs and a food coloring kit. The event is sponsored and funded by the Perkinswood Chapel, Inc. ...

AG issues transit opinion

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View the entire opinion by clicking here WARREN — An opinion from the Ohio Attorney General states money collected from Trumbull County’s senior levy can help fund the county’s transit system, but the money must be spent on transportation for seniors. The money can be used to bring in ...

Cemetery association plans projects

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NEWTON FALLS — The Newton Falls Cemetery Association is planning to complete various projects at the cemeteries this year, including working on databases and maps. Members of the association served meals at their major fundraiser dinner at the Newton Falls Christian Church where they spoke ...

Council to explore LED street lights

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WARREN — City council will discuss today approving a pilot program that would replace 12 high-pressure sodium vapor street lights with LEDs to determine if it would be cost effective to convert all the city’s street lights to LED. Councilman Ken MacPherson, D-5th Ward, will lead the ...

Student gives Howland hope

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HOWLAND — High school junior Lindsey Shrodek last fall launched a drug addiction awareness campaign that took form in the Howland Hope Garden located outside the school’s gymnasium, which she said she hopes will have a positive impact on the community and encourage healthy methods for ...

BOE narrows down the list

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BROOKFIELD — Twenty-six people applied to be the district’s new superintendent, and the Board of Education will begin paring down the list to 10 or so for interviewing purposes. The board will start scheduling interviews soon because they would like to select someone in time for their ...

Demolition of Niles school to begin next week

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NILES — Demolition equipment is expected to be on site at the former Garfield Elementary School as soon as Monday, Mayor Steve Mientiewicz said following a Board of Control meeting Wednesday afternoon in which a plan of action for the school was discussed. Mientkiewicz said the project is ...

Man in custody after Amber Alert

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WARREN — A man is facing domestic violence and interference with custody charges after police said he took his 2 1/2-month-old son from the baby’s mother Thursday afternoon. An Amber Alert was issued after James Stennett, 20, took the baby from 1999 Hazelwood Ave. around 1:30 p.m., ...

Man pleads guilty to sex charges

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WARREN — A man pleaded guilty Thursday to charges stemming from sexual conduct with two girls, 14 and 15, according to the Trumbull County Prosecutor’s Office. Kiwan R. Warren-Herrod, 21, pleaded guilty to two counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, two counts of importuning ...

Brookfield sets special meeting

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BROOKFIELD — Township trustees have set a special meeting 9:45 a.m. today at the fire department on state Route 7. The purpose of the meeting is to hire a seasonal cemetery employee and approve the purchase of a bay door for the fire station. The meeting will be followed at 10 a.m. by a ...

Fri. 11:27 a.m.: Semi crashes in Vienna

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VIENNA - A tractor-trailer reportedly traveled over the ramp at state Route 82 east, near state Route 11 in Vienna Township, at 8:47 a.m. today, according to a Trumbull County 911 report. A disoriented man was seen outside the vehicle. He had a large lump on his head and was experiencing pain ...

On the record – Weathersfield

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WHAT: Weathersfield Board of Education meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Aaron Wallace, Cheryl Bassista, Mark Bodo, Tim Gleason and Joshua Garris The board: • Recognized bus driver Rick Lemley who helped a choking elementary student on a school bus by using the Heimlich maneuver. Lemley ...

Fri. 8:49 a.m.: Notre Dame artwork and bees are safe

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PARIS (AP) — A top French art conservation official says the works inside Notre Dame suffered no major damage in the fire that devastated the cathedral, and the pieces have been removed from the building for their protection. Judith Kagan, of the French Culture Ministry, said neither fire, ...

Fri. 8:43 a.m.: Sanders says no culture of lying at White House

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Sanders is pushing back today on allegations that special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report exposed a culture of lying at the White House. Sanders also disputed allegations that she misled the media when she said that ...