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Re-election campaigns in McKinley era vastly different

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Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series marking the 120th anniversary of Niles native William McKinley’s U.S. presidency. One thing modern-day Americans will be very familiar with is election season gets underway long before the election itself is set to take place. The same was ...

Trumbull County Junior Fair dairy show results

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Junior calf Brown Swiss — Colby Turon, first place; Zachary Logan, second place; Lilah Turon, third place Junior calf Holstein —Avery Rice, first place; Peyton Corson, second place; Grant Corson, third place Junior calf Jersey —Avery Rice Intermediate calf Brown Swiss — Carter ...

Kinsman, Warren Twp. roads to close

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WARREN — Road projects are set to begin this week in Kinsman and Warren Township. In Kinsman, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., today until Friday, Delin Thomas Road between state Route 5 and Kinsman Nickerson Road will be closed for tree removal. The detour is west on Kinsman Nickerson Road, north on ...

Board positions open in Weathersfield

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WEATHERSFIELD — Township trustees are seeking letters of interest from Weathersfield residents who would like to serve as an alternate member of the township board of zoning appeals and / or the township zoning commission. Those interested must be 18 or older. Letters will be accepted ...

Road to close for fireworks display

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GIRARD — Fireworks for the Girard Mount Carmel Festival will close a bridge in Girard from 8 p.m. to midnight Tuesday. East Liberty Street between state Route 422 and Marshall Road at the Girard-McDonald Bridge will be closed. The recommended detour is south on state Route 422, west on ...

Bazetta gets pet microchip scanner

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BAZETTA — The Bazetta Township Police Department has a new microchip scanner, which was donated by the Cortland Starbucks and Busters Brigade to help find owners of stray and lost animals. The department is collecting donations of pet supplies — such as food, leashes and treats — 8 a.m. ...

Mosquito spraying set in Howland

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HOWLAND — There will be spraying for mosquitoes from dusk today until 5 a.m. Tuesday in Howland. Residents are encouraged to close their windows, keep pets inside and not to leave food outside during the spraying by Alexander Pest Control. If it rains, the spraying will be postponed ...

Mon. 2:05 p.m.: Latest Trump tweet-storm fallout escalates

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The fallout continues to escalate today over a tweet battle between President Donald Trump and four freshman congresswomen who Trump said should "go back to the broken and crime infested” countries where they came from. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, a former Ohio ...

Historical societies, others showcase memorabilia at county fair

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BAZETTA — Area historical societies and other groups are showcasing their memorabilia and accomplishments with displays set up at the 1848 Bazetta Christian Church at the Historical Village in the Trumbull County Fairgrounds. Each of the organizations brought photos, books and display ...

Flex-Strut celebrates silver anniversary

Business

WARREN — When Van Huffel Tube began moving its strut division to Chicago, Dale H. Gebhardt, a chief engineer at the once prominent maker of steel tubes, hooked on with a West Coast-based strut maker expanding into the Midwest. So did five other key people with Gebhardt at Van Huffel’s ...

Festival starts this Wednesday

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MOUNT CARMEL FESTIVAL: The annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel summer festival will be Wednesday to July 21 at the parish, 381 Robbins Ave., with food, rides, bocce tournament, games, musical entertainment and other family activities. Festival hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch and 5 to 11 p.m. ...

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Police Blotters

Police activity for June 1-30: June 30, 10:31 p.m. — Structure fire reported in the 4400 block of Nutwood Avenue. 6:50 p.m. — Traffic complaint reported at state Route 305 and Templeton Road. 6:37 p.m. — Theft from vehicle reported in the 100 block of Glendola Avenue. 5:48 p.m. — ...

Hubbard Township halts speed camera program

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HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — With the confusion over Ohio speed camera laws, including a new one that went into effect July 3, the township won’t be using the devices anytime soon. Approved by lawmakers and signed by Gov. Mike DeWine as part of the state’s transportation bill earlier this year, ...

History of disability shared

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By BOB COUPLAND Tribune Chronicle NILES — A museum manager presented a look at what people with disabilities — including Ida Saxton McKinley, wife of President William McKinley — have faced over the years as part of the McKinley Memorial Library speaker series. Dr. Marcelle Wilson, ...