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• WARREN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold special meeting noon today at township hall with department heads on personnel matters. • LIBERTY BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 5:30 p.m. today at the board conference room. • BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 5 p.m. today at the ...

9th District Court of Appeals to hear Ralph Infante arguments today

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Today at the 9th District Court of Appeals in Akron, three judges will hear oral arguments in the appeal of former Niles Mayor Ralph Infante. They will issue a decision some weeks later. Infante, 64, was sentenced to 10 years in prison in May 2018 after a jury in Trumbull County Common Pleas ...

Howland students work to alleviate flooding issues

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HOWLAND — A group of Howland High School science students are working to help their school district address flooding issues by recommending rain gardens be placed on the property. The students — Kalin Baritell, Hannah Fowler, Angelo Franzaglio, Gabrielle Gambill-Chapin, Dominic ...

Trumbull County looks at ’20 budget

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WARREN — Trumbull County commissioners are having budget hearings this week with department heads who are making their case for 2020 general fund spending. Although departments are requesting a total of $55.8 million, commissioners and Auditor Adrian Biviano are likely to approve ...

Hospital reveals pediatric health priorities

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Staff report AKRON — It’s important to improve mental health access, newborn survival rate and respiratory care for children in the Mahoning Valley, and a new study by Akron Children’s Hospital lays out some strategies to do so. The hospital has completed its fourth community health ...

Officer may have been exposed during drug arrest

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HOWLAND — A 28-year-old Warren man arrested on a warrant Thursday afternoon in connection with an earlier domestic violence incident also may face drug charges. Police say the suspected drugs found in his pocket are believed to have affected a Howland police officer during a traffic ...

Warren man arrested on gun charges

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WARREN — A 29-year-old Fifth Street man was arrested during a traffic stop for carrying a concealed weapon and being a felon with a weapon. William Brown, 14405 Fifth St., Apt. 3, was stopped at 11:11 p.m. Friday at the corner of Tod Avenue and Palmyra Road. He was a passenger of a car ...

Drainage work to begin next year

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GIRARD — Flooded basements could be a thing of the past for some Girard residents as city council plans to move forward with the Wellman-Liberty drainage improvement project. This will affect about eight houses in the Wellman-Liberty area where residents regularly have to push sewage out ...

‘Miracle’ goes on with boss on sidelines

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On the Monday before “Miracle on Easy Street” opens at Powers Auditorium, Todd Hancock normally is loading the truck with set pieces and props, overseeing the load-in at the theater and directing the first rehearsal on the Powers stage. This Monday he was in bed. Hancock, co-founder ...

Jamey Johnson coming to Packard

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Jamey Johnson will perform at Packard Music Hall on April 9, 2020. Called “one of the greatest country singers of our time” by the Washington Post, Johnson is an 11-time Grammy nominee and a two-time winner of song of the year from both the Academy of Country Music and the Country ...

WWE returns to Covelli Centre March 15

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The Road to WrestleMania will run through the Covelli Centre when WWE Live returns to the Youngstown arena at 7 p.m. March 15, 2020. The lineup will include The Miz vs. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt in a Universal Championship Match and a women’s tag team battle featuring Becky Lynch and ...

Wounded man, 21, taken to hospital

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WARREN — A 21-year-old Solar Lane resident was dropped off at St. Joseph Warren Hospital at 3:20 a.m. Sunday with a gunshot wound. Del’Reno R. Armstrong, 21, 3027 Solar Lane NW, was in stable condition when he was sent to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown, a report states. When ...

Man robs, threatens store worker

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WARREN — An employee of the Family Dollar, 378 Elm Road NE, fought off a robber with an umbrella shortly after 10:35 a.m. Saturday, when she confronted him about items she saw him put into his pockets . The employee in a police report said a man believed to be in his late 40s with dark, ...

Bloomfield-Mespo has open seat

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BLOOMFIELD —The Bloomfield-Mesopotamia Board of Education is seeking applications to fill a vacated board member seat. Superintendent John Sheets said applications are available at the high school office and should be submitted by Jan. 3. to Treasurer Rob Hollada, 2077 Park Road West, ...