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RAISING AWARENESS: Girl Scout Troop 80111 will hold Pets in the Park noon to 3 p.m. June 29 at Kinsman Township Park. The event will raise awareness about responsible pet ownership, proper animal care and pet adoption. The Scouts are holding the public event to achieve their bronze ...

Transit board extends pact with provider

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WARREN — The Trumbull County Transit Board voted Thursday to extend its contract with provider Community Bus Services on a month-to-month basis before a six-month extension of the last contract ends June 30. The contract was extended with no changes from the prior contract. The Federal ...

Man charged in assault, kidnapping

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WARREN — A man previously found guilty of assaulting an inmate in jail and cruelty to animals was secretly indicted by a Trumbull County grand jury on kidnapping, felonious assault and child endangering charges after an attack on a woman left her facing a charge of obstruction in Warren ...

Liberty hires new camera company

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LIBERTY — Trustees have contracted with a new speed camera company because of a change in state law taking effect July 3 that will send traffic citations generated by the township’s speed cameras to the municipal court. The township will use Blue Line Solutions of Tennessee effective ...

Police: Crimes in Warren show general decline

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WARREN — There was a decline in the number of crimes occurring in the city in five categories from 2016 through 2018, according to Warren Police Department’s 2018 annual report. The city had six homicides, 43 robberies, 103 aggravated assaults, 83 vehicle thefts, 43 rapes, 524 ...

Italian Food Trail highlights local cuisine

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HOWLAND — The Trumbull County Tourism Bureau is encouraging locals and visitors to take a taste of Italy with its newly launched Italian Food Trail, which spotlights eateries that embody the area’s Italian American culinary heritage. The trail includes over 50 restaurants from Brookfield ...

Bike rider hit by unknown driver

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WARREN — An 8-year-old boy riding his bike on Irene Avenue was struck by a car that turned onto Cornel Street, causing the boy to fall and skid on the road. The driver did not stop, according to a police report. The boy had injuries to his head and ribs. He was taken to Trumbull ...

Niles man struck with golf club at Rite-Aid

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WARREN — A Niles resident was hit across the head with a golf club by his girlfriend’s ex-husband and warned to stay away from her while he was at Rite-Aid Pharmacy, 2840 Youngstown Road SE. Phillip G. Wesson, 48, of Royal Mall Drive, told police his girlfriend’s ex-husband ...

Weathersfield names new trustee Thursday

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WEATHERSFIELD — Township trustees on Thursday appointed Richard Harkins to fill the remainder of the term of former trustee Gil Blair through Dec. 31. Harkins was selected from five applicants who sought the position. Trustee Marvin McBride said Harkins will have to run in the general ...

Dispensary OK’d to open in Youngstown

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YOUNGSTOWN — Leaf Relief, a medical marijuana dispensary at 4323 Market St., has gotten the OK to open from the state. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy on Wednesday issued the store its certificate to operate. It is the second dispensary in Trumbull and Mahoning counties. The other, gLeaf ...

Pills missing from healthcare center

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WARREN — A regional director of nursing at Signature Healthcare of Warren, 2473 North Road, reported that between 120 and 240 Oxycodone pills were stolen from a double-locked station at the facility to which only nurses have access. The thefts are believed to have taken place between ...

Eastgate awarded $210,000 federal grant

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WARREN — Eastgate Regional Council of Governments, the metropolitan planning agency for Trumbull, Mahoning and Ashtabula counties, has been awarded a $210,000 federal grant to develop and implement a comprehensive economic development plan for the region. The process involving the public ...

Fri. 11:30 a.m.: Man found shot after morning crash

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WARREN - A Warren man was found dead in a car that crashed into a house in the 700 block of Tod Avenue SW early shortly after midnight today, police said. The vehicle's passenger identified the victim as Khalef Freeman, 37, of 2032 Ferndale Ave. SW, according to the police report. Officers ...

On the record – Champion

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WHAT: Township trustee special meeting Thursday PRESENT: Rex Fee, Brian Bugos and Doug Emerine Trustees: • Gave second reading to placing a 0.5-mill, five-year police renewal levy on the November ballot to raise $60,819 annually for day-to-day needs of the police department; • ...

On the record – Hubbard

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WHAT: City council meeting Monday PRESENT: Bill Williams, Bonnie Viele, Tim O’Hara, Lisha Pompili-Baumiller, Michael Toda, Justin Silvidi, Jerome C. Crowe, Ben Kyle and Mayor John Darko Council: • Approved increasing the hourly wage of the part-time auxiliary patrol officers from ...

Fri. 8:44 a.m.: Fire at Philadelphia refinery starts in butane vat

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A fire in a vat of butane at a 150-year-old refinery complex in Philadelphia turned the early morning sky a bright orange and yellow and awakened startled residents with explosions that shook homes this morning. The fire broke out at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions ...

On the record -Girard

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WHAT: Board of education special meeting Thursday PRESENT: Mark Zuppo, Pete Cardiero, Diane Alejars, Sue Ellen Harris-Davis, Karen Thomas and Superintendent David Cappuzello The board: • Approved the resignation of Jean Rhoads, teacher, effective June 12; • Approved unpaid leave ...

On the record – Niles

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WHAT: City Council meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Council President Barry Steffey Jr., Michael Lastic, Ryan McNaughton, Barry Profato, Sheri Smith, Linda Marchese, Al Cantola and Mayor Steve Mientkiewicz ABSENT: P.J. Kearney Council: • Did not excuse P. J. Kearney’s absence in a 5-1 ...