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Police activity reported Nov. 2- 5: Nov. 5, 9:49 p.m. — Noise complaint for loud music reported at 426 Vine Court. 8:40 p.m. — Hit skip reported at BP Car Wash, 2670 Robbins Ave. 7:51 p.m. — Crash reported at Summit Avenue and Mason Street. 7:17 p.m. — Intoxicated person ...

Marriage license applications

Police Blotters

Marriage applications granted in Trumbull County Nov. 4-8: Amanda M. Krotky, 24, Warren, and Ian Q. Davids Offenbecher, 26, Struthers Amanda K. York, 31, Niles, and O’marrio D. Scott AKA Omarrio D. Scott, 32, Niles Kimberly I. Chambora, 24, Niles, and Joseph H. Reighard, 25, Newton ...

Evidence disputed in Olsen threat case

Local News

BOARDMAN — The attorney for Justin Olsen, the Boardman man changed with threatening to assault federal law enforcement officers and making interstate threats, wants evidence obtained in an Aug. 7 search of Olsen’s residence thrown out. Attorney J. Gerald Ingram, representing Justin ...

Grisly murder recalled in parole letter

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WARREN — Trumbull County Prosecutor Dennis Watkins wrote that convicted murderer Marie Poling confided to a friend she had “dreamt” about committing the “perfect murder.” The prosecutor, in a letter to the Ohio Parole Board, said this “black widow needs to dream on her final ...

Rescue Mission benefits from Hartford event

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HARTFORD — The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley is about $200,000 away from its goal to build a new facility, and its fundraising got a sweet boost on Saturday as Hartford Orchards hosted an apple pie baking contest. Lynn Wyant, chief development officer at the Rescue Mission, said ...

Winter Safety Awareness Week starts today

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Winter Safety Awareness Week, which starts today, serves as a reminder for all Ohioans to take steps to be better prepared for winter before it’s too late. Gov. Mike DeWine and the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness recognize Nov. 17-23 as Winter Safety Awareness ...

Chase leads to drug conviction, prison for man

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WARREN — A Warren man who was a passenger in a car that fled Weathersfield police, and led to a chase ending in a Howland crash in August, was given a prison term after admitting to possessing methamphetamine during the incident. Brandon Binion, 31, of 2234 Evergreen Ave., was given four ...

Niles OKs shared treasurer services

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Staff report NILES — The Niles Board of Education approved its half of an agreement to share treasurer services with Brookfield Local Schools. Mary Ann McMahon, board president, said in a special meeting Thursday that the move to share current Brookfield Treasurer Craig Yaniglos came in ...

Swanston Fund sets new grantmaking priorities

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YOUNGSTOWN — The William Swanston Charitable Fund has changed its request for proposals — establishing health and wellness, education and children’s services as new priorities for the 2019-20 grantmaking year. The William Swanston Charitable Fund, established in 1919, is the legacy ...

1920: Sweeper injured when struck by car

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99 years ago in 1920: • Struck by an automobile while he was busy sweeping the street at the corner of Belmont Street and North Park Avenue, a 79-year-old man of Garden Street was badly injured and was in a serious condition at his home. The accident, which resulted in painful injury, ...

Trumbull County property transfers

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Property transferred in Trumbull County Oct. 28 to Oct 31 Bazetta Miles A. and Barbara A. Kimbel to Holly L. Merkner, 910 Wilson Sharpsville, $170,000 Michael J. and David F. Larson to Thomas A. Romack, 3389 Eagles Loft, $95,000 Bristol JRO to Paul L. Francioni Jr., 5696 Corey Hunt, ...

Dems, media criticized

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YOUNGSTOWN — U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, the ranking Republican on the House committee conducting an impeachment inquiry into the president, strongly defended Donald Trump saying there’s no evidence he did anything wrong. “Just when you thought the Russia hoax was done and (Democrats had) ...

Grandson takes over at Leavittsburg church

Community News

LEAVITTSBURG — After serving as pastor for 63 years at the Warren Revival Center, Pastor James E. Holbrook will step down as the senior pastor. His grandson, James D. Holbrook, was installed as the new church pastor. James D. Holbrook, who served for six years as pastor at Church of the ...

KraftMaid sold for $1 billion

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MIDDLEFIELD — The company that owns kitchen and bathroom cabinet maker KraftMaid, which has manufacturing facilities in Ashtabula and Geauga counties, has sold the division to a Texas company. Friday’s announcement by Michigan-based Masco Corp. of the $1 billion sale to ACProducts Inc. ...

Blessed Sacrament Parish stays home on outreach day

Community News

WARREN — It was a day of beautifying the inside and outside of Blessed Sacrament Parish as more than 100 members of the congregation took part in an annual Community Outreach Day. While in past years the event has been held at different locations off the church campus site, it was decided ...

Naval center leaving Youngstown Air Reserve Station

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VIENNA — The Navy Operation Support Center at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station will close Sept. 30, 2020. All of the current Naval center personnel will be transferred at that time to the Akron Support Center unless they request a different location. The facility at YARS “has the ...

Religion news

Community News

GUEST SPEAKER: Alpha and Omega Ministries, 561 Washington St. NE, Warren, will host Prophetess Ondrea Shy as speaker 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Host senior pastor Derrick Scott. 50-YEAR MEMBER: First Presbyterian Church, Mahoning Avenue, Warren, will recognize members with 50 or more years 10 a.m. ...

Siblings spruce things up with local home decor stores

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NILES — The first “land” that welcomes visitors to every Disney theme park in the world is “Main Street U.S.A.” It’s the America that Disney wants the world to experience. Sadly, it is an America that is now largely non-existent. But it still exists in Niles. When Nick Giancola ...

Pa. fugitive arrested on Warren roof

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WARREN — A manhunt Friday morning ended with a western Pennsylvania man wanted for attempted murder and kidnapping in custody, after he climbed onto the roof of a North River Road business. The Northern Ohio Violent Crimes Fugitive Task Force and the Warren Township Police Department led ...