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County residents lend a helping hand on Make A Difference Day

Local News

Organizers of the fall fest on Saturday at Pleasant Valley Church in Liberty said they never expected the number of people who came for ice cream and apple dumplings, root beer floats and an afternoon filled with fun, all for free. Event / outreach organizer Lindi Talkington and Pastor Chip ...

Lordstown Energy Center named a ‘Top Plant’

Business

LORDSTOWN — Lordstown Energy Center is among six natural gas-fired power plants in the U.S. and abroad named a top performer in the electric generating industry. The “Top Plant” award is from industry magazine POWER Mag, which has been in circulation since 1882, the same year Thomas ...

Niles

Police Blotters

Police activity reported Sept. 24-30: Sept. 30, 10:22 p.m. — Domestic dispute reported at 932 Warren Ave. A caller said her husband slashed the tires on her car and broke her cellphone. 5:07 p.m. — Juvenile delinquents reported at Niles Intermediate School, 120 E. Margaret St. A caller ...

Trumbull eliminates 8 voting locations

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WARREN — Trumbull County has cut 36 voting locations since 2015, including eight this year, in an effort to save money and provide “more specialized assistance” to those casting ballots, an elections official said. The county should save about $25,000 for this election with the ...

Pumpkin party planned at Niles McKinley Library

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HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN WALK: The McKinley Memorial Library in Niles will hold the second annual Halloween Party and Pumpkin Walk 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. The event will include trick-or-treating, stories and other activities sponsored by local organizations and businesses. A pumpkin walk will be held ...

Issues surround recording of doctors

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WARREN — The motive might be innocent enough: A patient seeing his or her doctor finds it difficult to understand all of the instructions and medical information and wishes there were a way to record the conversation to replay later. The patient trusts the doctor, but wouldn’t it be ...

School districts seek new funding from voters

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By BOB COUPLAND Staff writer Brookfield and Newton Falls school district officials are seeking support from voters for passage of levies for new money to help their districts, and voters also will be asked to support renewal levies in Lakeview, Liberty and Niles schools. In Newton Falls, ...

Ohio, US health officials warn against vaping

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By ALLIE VUGRINCIC Staff writer WARREN — Multiple national and state health agencies have strengthened warnings against using vapes, or electronic cigarettes, as more illnesses have been connected to the devices. In Ohio, 32 cases of vaping-related illness have been confirmed — ...

After many Narcan revivals, Warren man helps others

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By RENEE FOX Staff writer WARREN — Matt Davis, 30, Warren, was revived with Narcan too many times for him to count. “If they had said, ‘Call it quits with this guy,’ I would have died,” Davis said. “It saved my life several times because it took a while for me to find my ...

This Week In History: A festive 1920 Columbus Day in Warren

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99 years ago in 1920 Columbus Day, a legal holiday throughout the state of Ohio, saw banks closed, and many stores and business places owned by Italians were locked up. Italian societies of the city had chosen a fitting way to observe the holiday by making it a special Americanization Day ...

Sun. 8:54 p.m.: Typhoon leaves at least 33 dead in Japan

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TOKYO — Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes today, as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to as high as 33. One woman fell to her death as she was being placed inside a rescue helicopter. Typhoon Hagibis ...

Resident not missing a beat

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HOWLAND — The joy in 86-year-old Nancy Bollenbacher’s eyes was visible when she was wheeled onto the football field at Howland High School on Friday night. She got to fullfill one of her lifelong dreams of playing a musical instrument with a band. In this case, it was the Howland marching ...

Senior levy up for renewal

Local News

WARREN — The levy that provides funds for services for people 60 and older with a myriad of at-home and community-oriented programs is up for renewal Nov. 5. Voters in Trumbull County will be presented with the option to support the renewal of the 0.75-mill, five-year levy. The levy raises ...

Chamber staffers recognized for work

Business

WARREN — The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s director of Government and Public Affairs, Nick Santucci, and manager of Business Development, Shea MacMillan, were recognized by the Ohio Economic Development Association for their work in economic development and government affairs. ...