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Thu. 9:59 a.m.: Joyce co-sponsors illegal firearm prosecutions bill

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WARREN — "The only member of Congress to have prosecuted a school shooter" announced this morning that he is co-sponsoring a bill aimed at "ending senseless gun violence," according to a news release from U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce, R-Bainbridge. The Mass Violence Prevention Act would establish ...

Unruly student causes McGuffey evacuation

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WARREN — A McGuffey PK-8 School student is being referred to the juvenile prosecutor after pulling the fire alarm at the school at 9:23 a.m. Tuesday, causing the school to be evacuated. The child then used her shoes to hit two staff members, according to police. The police report does not ...

Thu. 9:31 a.m.: Brookfield man gets 13 years on rape charges

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WARREN --- A Brookfield man was sentenced to 13 years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to 12 counts of rape before Trumbull County Common Pleas Court Judge W. Wyatt McKay, according to court and Trumbull County Jail records. William Bowdish, 38, North Park Avenue, Brookfield, has been ...

On the record – Bristol

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Feb. 19 PRESENT: Mark Webb, Ramon French and Doug Seemann Trustees: • Discussed goals for 2019 which include upgrading the monument at Sager Cemetery, park landscaping work and addressing flooding problems on Housel Craft Road. Webb said the shape of ...

On the record – Howland

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Monday PRESENT: Julie Altawil, Dr. Ken Jones, Scott Lehman, Barbara Wright and Susan Brucoli The board: • Approved the addendum to the 2018-19 North Road, Howland Middle School and Howland High School Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook, ...

On the record – Warren Township

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WHAT: Trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Kay Anderson, Ed Anthony and Ryan Yoho Trustees: • Approved increasing the cost of single burial plot at Pine Knoll Cemetery from $200 to $400, and the cost of four plots from $800 to $1,400, effective April 1. All four plots must be purchased at ...

On the record – Hubbard

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Feb. 19 PRESENT: Rocky Adams, Don Newell, Linda Silvidi and Martin Franko ABSENT: Tony Pantone The Board: • Approved first reading of the 2019-20 school calendar with first day for students Aug. 27 and last day May 29, 2020; • Accepted a $3,372 ...

On the record – Southington

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Feb. 21 PRESENT: Betsy Dunn, Steve Gilanyi, Al Haberstroh, Richard Selep and John Shaffer The Board: • Approved the 2019-20 calendar with first day for students Aug. 21 and last day May 28, 2020; • Approved interdistrict open enrollment of ...

Woman accused of theft from ATM

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BOARDMAN — A bank employee is scheduled to appear March 19 in the Mahoning County Court No. 2 in Boardman on a charge of felony theft, accused of taking money from an ATM at the Huntington Bank in a Boardman Giant Eagle. Danielle DeFalco, 23, West Park Avenue, Hubbard, is free on a ...

Threats send MCCTC students home

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CANFIELD — Students attending Mahoning County Career and Technical Center were sent home early Wednesday after several anonymous threats were phoned into the school, according to Tribune Chronicle news partner WKBN 27. Canfield police told WKBN the school received four threats, one of ...

Youngstown man guilty of drug charges

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LISBON — Rubin L. Williams, a Youngstown area drug dealer, was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and trafficking in drugs at the conclusion of a three-day Columbiana County Common Pleas Court jury trial regarding the fatal overdose of Jennifer Bettis of Salem in October of 2016. ...

Union Street home struck by gunfire

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WARREN — A Union Street resident was awakened at 1:15 a.m. Wednesday by the sound of bullets striking her home. The woman reported being asleep in her 911 Union St. home when she heard several gunshots fired, according to a police report. She went downstairs and saw glass scattered on the ...

Johnston Historical Society to elect officers

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HISTORICAL GROUP TO MEET: The Johnston Township Historical Society will hold an organizational meeting 10:30 a.m. today at the old town hall. The meeting will include election of officers. Christine Novicky of the Vienna Historical Society and Cindy Mines of the Trumbull County Historical ...

Trump, Kim set to meet 1-on-1

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HANOI, Vietnam — President Donald Trump hoped for “great things” from his second meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un as he paid a courtesy call today on his Vietnamese hosts. Kim was expected to take in some sights before the leaders open their second nuclear summit with private ...

Warren, Youngstown gas prices below state average

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WARREN — The average gasoline price in the Warren / Youngstown area is 4 cents cheaper than the rest of northeast Ohio, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. The two-city region is averaging $2.32 per gallon compared to $2.36 per gallon, which is a 14 cent increase from last ...

UAW sues GM to keep 3 plants open

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LORDSTOWN — The United Auto Workers has sued General Motors to stop the idling of three plants, including the facility in Lordstown, claiming the automaker is sidestepping an agreement that bans it from doing so. The lawsuit claims “unallocated” — the status GM has placed five North ...