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Training targets emergencies in Ohio’s oilfields

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Firefighters from across Ohio, including personnel from three local departments, recently received hands-on natural gas and oil training at the new Wayne County Fire and Rescue Regional Training Facility recently, courtesy of the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program. The multi-day ...

Rep. Ryan pushes tax-credit extension

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WARREN — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is among a bipartisan group of lawmakers urging a five-year extension of the Health Coverage Tax Credit, which helps retirees access affordable health care. Ryan, D-Howland, joined the group Monday in calling on the chairman and ranking member of ...

Agenda

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• LIBERTY BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 5 p.m. today at the high school auditorium with information on the district website. • NEWTON FALLS JOINT FIRE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES will meet 5 p.m. today at township hall for a work session to discuss amendments to the joint resolution and 6 ...

Gas prices remain stable in region

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WARREN — The average price for gasoline across northeast Ohio is the same this week at $1.96 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. In the Warren-Youngstown area, the average price is $1.93 and in Niles, $1.95, per gallon. The average price for the ...

City looks to reorganize law department

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WARREN — Law Director Enzo Cantalamessa wants to reorganize the law department. The change would eliminate a lawyer’s position and establish a new legislative aide, who will assist the city in digitizing its records and prepare the legislative requests made by council ...

Falls police giving back

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NEWTON FALLS — Motorists stopped Monday afternoon by police near the intersection of West Broad Street and Canal Street may have been expecting to receive a traffic citation but instead received a surprise: a complete turkey dinner. Police Detective Andy Harvey, dressed as a blue-coated ...

Opening the door to second chances

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CLEVELAND — U.S. Marshal for Northern Ohio Peter Elliott and two pastors have announced the creation of the Fugitive Safe Surrender Hotline. The hotline number is 1-877-FSS-USMS. In 2005, Elliott, along with the Rev. C.J. Mathews of Mount Sinai Baptist Church in Cleveland, created the ...

Austintown to get a Chick-fil-A

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AUSTINTOWN — The popular chicken fast-food chain Chick-fil-A is on track for arrival in Austintown. Township trustees at a public hearing Monday approved a zoning change for 5657 Mahoning Ave. from agricultural to business, allowing for the eatery to be built there. The current plan is to ...

Newton Falls council approves new contracts for 4 officials

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NEWTON FALLS — Despite a recommendation from Mayor Kenneth Kline to wait until after the holidays to vote on new contracts for four village officials, village council on Monday by a 4-1 vote approved the contracts as emergency measures, effective immediately. Contracts that were approved as ...

Girard council cancels December meetings

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GIRARD — City council voted 7-0 at a Monday meeting to cancel the two scheduled meetings in December. Council President Reynold Paolone said council will not meet again, even virtually, until Jan. 11, 2021, unless there is an emergency that warrants a meeting. “It’s our way of saying ...

Health advisory asks people to stay home, but lacks enforcement

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WARREN - A health advisory approved Tuesday by the Trumbull County Board of Health is asking people to stay home except in essential situations. The advisory, issued this afternoon in response to rising COVID-19 cases locally, asks employers to allow work from home whenever possible, beginning ...

Trumbull Health Commissioner wants students to stay home

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WARREN - In addition to an advisory asking people to stay home except to get supplies, care or go to essential jobs, Trumbull County's health commissioner is asking schools in Trumbull County to go remote and put all sports on hold. Several schools in the county already have gone to remote ...

Hubbard man guilty of assault

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WARREN - A Hubbard man pleaded guilty this morning to an amended indictment linked to the Sept. 22 assault on a Hubbard police officer. David A. Seiple, 63, of 504 Grace St., Hubbard, appeared before Common Pleas Court Judge Andrew Logan who ordered a background investigation for the ...

Biden certified as winner of Pennsylvania presidential vote

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden was certified this morning as winner of the presidential election in Pennsylvania, culminating three weeks of vote counting and a string of failed legal challenges by President Donald Trump. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf first disclosed in a tweet that ...