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City law assistant disciplined

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WARREN — Assistant City Law Director Traci Timko Sabau has been disciplined for a social media post she wrote last week criticizing citizens who question police use-of-force policies. Warren Law Director Enzo Cantalamessa issued a statement Friday afternoon, saying Timko Sabau was issued ...

Letters of faith: Helping others is greatest joy of all

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DEAR EDITOR: What brings most joy in life? I believe it is the joy of helping others! It is said that it is better to give than to receive. I believe this is true. I think it is a blessing from God, because in order to be able to give, you must have an abundance of something. It might be ...

City awaits tax deadline to determine losses

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WARREN — City Auditor Vince Flask on Wednesday told council the city is nearly $2 million behind in tax collections compared to this time last year. While much of the losses are expected to be addressed when residents finally turn in their 2019 income taxes, Treasurer Tom Letson said the ...

Religion events

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APPOINTMENTS MADE: Bishop George V. Murry made appointments in late May before his death in June. On May 29, Murry appointed the Rev. Christopher Cicero pastor of Blessed Sacrament Parish and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Warren, and the Rev. Martin Celuch, J.C.L., pastor of Holy Family ...

Woman’s journey of ‘being lost and found’

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WARREN — Pittsburgh resident Joyce Hondru said since she was a child she has always had the problem of getting lost or losing things, but even when she was lost she was able to find Jesus Christ to lead her. Hondru, an author of several Bible study books and retired financial planner, ...

Cases near record high in the state

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The number of newly reported COVID-19 cases Friday in Ohio reached its highest total since April 20 during a week that saw a huge surge, while deaths from the virus slowed. The increase in COVID-19 cases is hitting states all across the country and Ohio saw its highest amount — 987 — ...

Ursuline sisters installs leadership team

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CANFIELD — The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown installed their 2020-2026 leadership team during Mass June 13 at the Motherhouse chapel, 4250 Shields Road. Sister Mary McCormick was installed as general superior. She is the 21st general superior since the Ursulines began ministry in the ...

Trumbull men plead not guilty to compelling prostitution

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WARREN — Two Trumbull County men pleaded not guilty to charges of compelling prostitution Friday morning in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court. Michael Kover, 54, 164 Wade Ave., Niles, and Joel Johnson, 42, 4705 Parkman Road, Warren, were secretly indicted Thursday on two counts of ...

Worshippers get out of the house

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NILES — During the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing that has been missing is fellowship, said Pleasant Valley Church worship leader Lindi Talkington. That’s why a worship concert on the lawn Friday evening was especially significant for members of Pleasant Valley and sister church Seeking ...

LaBrae, Mathews share treasurer

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The LaBrae and Mathews school districts have entered into a shared services agreement for a treasurer, which will save each district between $35,000 and $40,000 annually. The Mathews Board of Education on Wednesday and the LaBrae Board of Education on Friday each approved a one-year joint ...

Boardman woman found dead at Warren apartments

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WARREN — A 23-year-old resident of 3071 Lodwick Drive was arrested in connection with the murder of Taryn T. Simmons, 361 Mathews Road, Boardman, whose body was found outside of Apartment No. 1 in the River Run complex. Edward J. Culler is in Trumbull County jail without bond. He pleaded ...

Ex-fire inspector’s pay rate slashed

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LIBERTY — After being demoted from a fire inspector, to captain to firefighter, a Liberty firefighter will be paid about $10 per hour less. Cathy Macchione, 47, will be paid $25.25 per hour, instead of the rate of $35 per hour. But she will work 96 hours during a two-week pay period as ...

Keep cool this summer and save some energy

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Summer’s here and today’s savvy home owners are looking for ways to keep cool while keeping energy costs low. Here are suggestions on keeping your home cool during these warm weather months from the Warren Area Board of Realtors. Nearly one-fourth of your home’s summer heat comes in ...

Property transfers

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Property transfers recorded in Trumbull County June 8-12: Bazetta Joseph C. Canann to Marc Anthony Lawrence and Randi Lynn Lawrence, 2351 Andrews, $163,500 Marc A. Lawrence and Randi L. Elston to Jennifer Lynn Finley, 3149 Ivy Hill Circle Unit A, $63,000 Bristol Jamie L. Sell to ...

Enduring the wait no longer

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CLICK HERE to see a slideshow of photos from Thursday’s festivities: LORDSTOWN — Lordstown Motors Corp. debuted a running prototype of its all-electric pickup truck, the Endurance, production of which has been driven back until at least mid-2021 due to work stoppages brought on by the ...

Farm Bureau gives agriculture a voice, community

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I came across an essay that my daughter, Emily, wrote while in high school about eight years ago. She shared why she thought Farm Bureau was important. First, since its founding in 1919, Farm Bureau as an organization gives voice to its members and all of agriculture on local, state and ...

Mike Pence hails comeback as testament to community

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LORDSTOWN — Vice President Mike Pence quipped that Thursday was the first time he was driven onto a stage for an event. “And what a beautiful vehicle to do it in,” Pence said of Lordstown Motors Corp.’s first running prototype of its all-electric Endurance pickup truck. It was with ...

Agenda

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• SOUTHINGTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 4:30 p.m. today at township hall to sign a contract with Mid State for fire station work. • LABRAE BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. today at the board offices on year-end financial matters and employment ...

Pence praises Youngstown police for bringing community together

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YOUNGSTOWN — Vice President Mike Pence said people don’t need to take sides when it comes to supporting law enforcement or the African-American community. “What we’re going to do is, we’re going to support law enforcement and our African-American families and we’re going to bring ...

Liberty fire captain demoted again

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LIBERTY — Liberty trustees voted unanimously in a brief meeting Thursday to demote further a one-time fire inspector. Cathy Macchione, 47, who previously was demoted to captain,was demoted Thursday to firefighter. She will not be eligible for consideration of promotion to captain for two ...