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Valley VA clinic to be named for Nunziato

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YOUNGSTOWN — The U.S. House approved a resolution to name the new Youngstown Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic after Carl Nunziato, a decorated Vietnam War veteran. The Senate still needs to approve the legislation with U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Howland, saying that should happen after ...

County to beef up staff for 911 calls

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WARREN — With the addition of new dispatchers hired Wednesday, the Trumbull County 911 Center is closer to being fully staffed. The center was down six employees and is still down three, but following an application and interview period, two or three people may receive offers in addition ...

Ambulance company sues Warren, Trumbull County over contract

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WARREN — MedStar Emergency Medical Services and Transport filed a lawsuit against the city and Trumbull County for breach of contract because the county 911 staff — despite knowledge of an exclusive contract between the city and the ambulance company — sent hundreds, if not thousands, ...

Car crashes into Howland home, killing man

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HOWLAND — A Howland resident was pronounced dead at the scene Wednesday night as a car crashed into a house at 1313 DeForest Road SE. According to an Ohio State Highway Patrol report, Damien L. Fish, 24, of Warren was driving a maroon 2006 Honda Civic eastbound about 9:40 p.m. that ...

GOP group: Defeat Trump

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YOUNGSTOWN — A group of longtime Ohio Republicans, called Operation Grant, is urging other Republicans not to vote to re-elect President Donald Trump — saying he’s bad for the nation. “I’m encouraging Republicans to put country over party and vote for Joe Biden,” said Phil ...

Body found on tracks in Liberty

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LIBERTY — An autopsy is being conducted on a body found around 8 a.m. Wednesday near Logangate Road in Liberty Township, according to police Chief Toby Meloro. The body of a white male in his mid-20s or early 30s, wearing a white T-shirt and jeans, was found on an access road near ...

LaBrae finishes $143,000 project for school safety

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LEAVITTSBURG — A new entrance area to make Bascom Elementary School safer for students and staff has been completed for the new school year. Over the summer, work was done to change the front entrance and office areas so that anyone who comes to the building is buzzed in and then goes ...

Warren 3rd Ward meeting set Saturday

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WARREN — City Councilman Greg Greathouse, D-3rd Ward, will have his monthly ward meeting 10 a.m. Saturday at the ward’s fire station at 1700 Atlantic St. NE. City Auditor Vince Flask will discuss federal funds the city recently received in connection with the coronavirus ...

On the record: Hubbard

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WHAT: City council meeting Monday PRESENT: William Williams, Bonnie Viele, Robin Zambrini, Michael Mogg, Michael Toda, Jerome Crowe, Michael Kerr, Ryan Hallapy and Mayor Ben Kyle Council: • Approved trick or treat for 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31, which is the same as Hubbard Township. Kyle said ...

On the record: Lordstown Board of Education

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Sept. 16 PRESENT: Cheryl Kistler, William Catlin, Carla Click, Niki Reid and Jackie Woodward The board: • Approved participating in the Ohio School Commission cooperative school bus purchasing program; • Accepted a fresh fruit and vegetable program ...

On the record: Lordstown council

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WHAT: Village council meeting Monday PRESENT: Robert Bond, Terry Campbell, Lamar Liming, Ron Ratka, Donald Reider, Howard Sheely and Mayor Arno Hill Council: • Entered into an agreement for funding of engineering and construction costs with Ultium Cells for waterlines and water tower for ...

On the record: Warren

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Patricia Limperos, Julian Walker, Robert Faulkner, John Fowley and Regina Patterson The board: • Heard from Superintendent Steve Chiaro that building administrators, teachers, educational assistants and school liaisons recently conducted ...

Police chase follows shots fired on SW side

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WARREN -- Warren police chased a black Chevrolet Cobalt Wednesday evening that allegedly was the source of about three to five rounds being fired near the intersection of Oak Street and Nevada Avenue SW. According to a Trumbull County 911 report, police found the vehicle westbound on Union ...

On the record: Warren Township

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WHAT: Trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Ryan Yoho, Kay Anderson and Ed Anthony Trustees: • Approved trick or treat for 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31 with trustees urging residents who do not want to participate to keep outdoor lights off. Children are asked to wear masks and be safe when going door ...

Wagering up in August at Austintown racino

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AUSTINTOWN -- Wagering on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course rose slightly in August as it and the six other racinos in the state try rebound from losses brought on the viral pandemic. Bettors at the Austintown racino wagered $117.4 million last month, ...

Patrol identifies man hit by car in his home

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HOWLAND -- The Ohio State Highway Patrol on Thursday identified the Howland resident who was pronounced dead at the scene Wednesday night as a car crashed into his home at 1313 DeForest Road SE. According to a patrol report, Matthew Burke, 45, was in his basement when a 2006 Honda Civic ...

Youngstown man hits lottery in Masury

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YOUNGSTOWN ­ Mark Hildenbrand of Youngstown purchased the Ohio Lotteryás $30 scratch-off, Fastest Road to $1 Million, and won the gameás $1-million annuity top prize. He purchased his winning ticket at Brookfield Drive In, Thru, 862 S Irvine Ave. in Masury. Hildenbrand chose the ...

Trump predicts repeat in Pennsylvania

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MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — President Donald Trump predicted Tuesday that in 42 days, he will repeat his performance of 2016 and win Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes. “I’m all for fracking,” he told the crowd. “My opponent is against oil, guns and God.” In the Nov. 3 election, ...

Urgency needed in passing COVID relief legislation

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Despite an effort by a bipartisan coalition of dozens of members of Congress, agreement on a new COVID-19 relief bill seems no closer than a month ago. More disturbing than the failure of negotiators is what appears to be a willingness to just let the issue go. At least there will be no ...

Smart-glass startup in Columbus joins BRITE

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WARREN — Columbus-based NODIS, a leading company in the development of smart-glass technologies, has joined BRITE Energy Innovators as the latest portfolio company of the downtown Warren clean tech startup accelerator. The company produces and sells its TruTint smart glass, windows that ...