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St. John festival set for Saturday

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FREE EVENT: The St. John’s festival will be held 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the church grounds, 2220 Reeves Road, Warren. The free event will include ethnic food, church tours, bake sale, vendors, silent auction and live music and entertainment. NUN RUN: The Nun Run is set for Oct. 5 at ...

Man charged with threatening police on Facebook page

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WARREN — A man accused of posting two threats against police officers on the website “Warren’s Real Breaking News” pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges of aggravated menacing and telecommunication harassment. Edward Killingworth Jr., 26, of 800 Maple St. SW, had a jail ...

Agenda

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• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 a.m. today at the township administration building. • WARREN CITY COUNCIL will meet 4 p.m. today at the caucus room to discuss amphitheater improvements. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 7 a.m. today at township hall ...

Agreement in place for air base gate project

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WARREN — The Western Reserve Port Authority last month gave its executive director the power to negotiate a property sale agreement needed to bolster security at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station. On Wednesday, the board gave John Moliterno the power to execute the ...

Akron Children’s to expand youth services

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BOARDMAN — Akron Children’s Hospital will undergo a sizable expansion of its youth behavioral health program in the Mahoning Valley by the end of 2019 to address a growing need for those services. The $2.3 million project at a new space at the hospital’s Beeghly Campus will allow it ...

2,000 still haven’t filed Niles taxes

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NILES — As of Wednesday afternoon, 708 people had responded to the approximately 2,910 administrative subpoenas the Regional Income Tax Agency sent to city residents who failed to file taxes this year. The subpoenas, issued several weeks ago, gave residents the option to file taxes ...

New legal clinic coming to Warren

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WARREN — A free legal clinic is coming to Warren this fall to provide assistance to local people facing court proceedings without an attorney, primarily in financial and housing issues, which are cases that don’t allow for a court-appointed lawyer. The Clarence Darrow Court Clinic ...

Warren dad gets term in prison

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WARREN — A man who pleaded guilty to a felony count of child endangering and a misdemeanor count of child endangering will serve a minimum of 18 months in prison. Tavonn Lee, 20, 200 Forest St. NW., pleaded guilty Aug. 13 to the charges, according to court records. He was sentenced to ...

Falls unveils new report

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NEWTON FALLS — Village Finance Director Anna Musson presented a 220-page comprehensive annual financial report to village officials earlier this week that she believes is the first of its kind for villages or similar size communities. The CAFR contains information on finances for 2018 ...

On the record: Bristol

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Doug Seemann, Mark Webb and Ramon French Trustees: • Heard from French that he spoke with Trumbull County Engineer Randy Smith that a new survey will be sent out at end of the month to residents to see if they are interested in getting ...

Thur. 11:35 a.m.: Beto O’Rourke to stop in Niles next week

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NILES - Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke will have a labor roundtable Wednesday at the Mahoning-Trumbull AFL-CIO Labor Council headquarters on North Main Street. Bill Padisak, the council's president, said today that O'Rourke's campaign reached out to him to help coordinate the ...

Thur. 11:35: Beto O’Rourke plans stop in Niles next week

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NILES - Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke will have a labor roundtable Wednesday at the Mahoning-Trumbull AFL-CIO Labor Council headquarters on North Main Street. Bill Padisak, the council's president, said today that O'Rourke's campaign reached out to him to help coordinate the ...

Thu. 8:46 a.m.: Trump says gun negotiations going ‘very slowly’

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pouring cold water on prospects for a bipartisan compromise on gun legislation, even as his aides circulate a draft plan on Capitol Hill. Trump tells Fox News in an interview aired this morning no deal is imminent. Six weeks after mass shootings ...

On the record: Brookfield

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Monday PRESENT: Gary Lees, Dan Suttles and Ron Haun Trustees: • Heard from Lees officials met with new Brookfield Superintendent Toby Gibson on ways high school students can do community service and help the elderly in the townhship with yard work, ...

Crews attack dam problem

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KINSMAN — Since late August, crews with Jet Excavating of New Middletown have been working seven days a week, including holidays, on reconstructing the Lakeview Drive road and bridge that leads to the Lakelands area of more than 30 homes. Township Trustee Greg Leonhard, who lives on Lakeview ...

Vehicle sales ahead of ’18 pace

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WARREN — Automobile dealers in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties eight months into the year continued to stay ahead of the sales pace set in 2018. Dealerships in the region through August sold 74,425 vehicles to buyers across Ohio, up 7.4 percent from 69,277 for the same period ...

Seeing Eye: 12th Buddy Walk set for weekend

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BUDDY WALK: The 12th annual Buddy Walk of the Valley will take place 1 p.m. Sunday at Eastwood Field in Niles. Gates open at 11 a.m. Online preregistration for Buddy Walk has closed, but people can join at the registration tent Sunday. Registration is $13. Limited shirt sizes are available on ...