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Apartment fire under investigation

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WARREN — The State Fire Marshal’s office and the Warren Fire Department are investigating a Friday morning fire at the Stonegate Apartments on Roberts Avenue NW, which was started when stove burners were turned on in the unoccupied apartment. Warren fire Chief Ken Nussle said the ...

Middle school gets grant for field trip

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BROOKFIELD — Brookfield Middle School secured an $800 grant through the Carnegie Science Center. The grant will allow the sixth grade class to visit the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh on Nov. 22. “We believe that this field trip will have enduring value to our students, both ...

Ex-athletic director facing felony charges

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CAMPBELL — Former Campbell City Schools athletic director and transportation supervisor Ronald Aulet is charged with six felony counts of forgery and six felony counts of tampering with records. Aulet, of Mineral Ridge was arraigned in Campbell Municipal Court on Friday and issued a ...

Lordstown Motors Corps. sprinting for ‘Endurance’

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LORDSTOWN — Efforts to raise what Lordstown Motors Corp. CEO Steve Burns says is a number north of $300 million to repurpose the former General Motors facility into a plant for making battery-powered vehicles began in earnest when GM figuratively handed over the keys last week. That’s ...

Students help local food banks

Community News

CORTLAND — Wanting to help others in the area, students at Lakeview and Howland high schools recently spent several weeks collecting nonperishable food item to give to food banks and pantries. The activity was part of the 10th annual National Day of Service hosted by the Guidelight ...

Trumbull County

Police Blotters

Sheriff’s office activity reported Nov. 6-14 Nov. 14, 12:28 a.m. — Kristy Lee Roberts, 26, of Sharpsville, Pa., arrested on charges of OVI, failure to control, leaving the scene of an accident after crash reported on state Route 7 in Vernon Township. Nov. 13, 10:30 a.m. — Disturbance ...

Appeals court upholds decision in fatal crash case

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WARREN — A ruling by the 11th District Court of Appeals has upheld the decision by a county judge, which absolved Trumbull County in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the families of five teenagers killed in a March 10, 2013, accident. Trumbull County Common Pleas Judge Ronald Rice on Jan. 2 ...

Preschool marks 50th with music

Community News

FREE CONCERT: Howland Community Church Preschool, 198 Niles Cortland Road SE, is celebrating 50 years of serving the families of the community with a free concert today. Appetizers will be offered beginning at 5 p.m. Justin Roberts, writer and performer of children’s music, will perform at ...

Cortland

Police Blotters

Police activity reported Nov. 1-8: Nov. 8, 7:08 a.m. — Noninjury crash reported in the area of South High and Main streets. Nov. 7, 10:13 p.m. — Cortland police assisted Bazetta police with a welfare check in the 4700 block of Niles Cortland Road. 6:57 p.m. — Domestic disturbance ...

Liberty man pleads in county gun case

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LIBERTY — A Liberty Township man convicted on federal drug charges will be imprisoned for about nine years in West Virginia. Robert L. Taylor, 58, was the main supplier among eight people indicted for selling cocaine in Youngstown and western Pennsylvania, federal prosecutors say. At the ...

Niles approves raises for firefighters

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NILES — In a special meeting Wednesday, city council approved an agreement that sets up a pay increase schedule for the city’s 36 firefighters. Firefighters will receive a 3 percent pay increase next year, followed by a 2.5 percent increase the following year and a 1 percent increase in ...

Major shift

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YOUNGSTOWN — “When you think of Youngstown, you think of additive manufacturing; when you think of additive manufacturing, you think of Youngstown?” That succinct assessment from Erin O’Donnell goes a long way toward explaining what she sees as a major shift in how the city has ...

Board, union accept deal

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WARREN — A new labor contract was agreed to by the Trumbull County Board of Developmental Disabilities and its employee union. The contract is expected to add $519,600 to the board’s $10.5 million payroll, said board Superintendent Edward Stark. The contract was agreed to Tuesday when ...

Girard man indicted on assault charge

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WARREN — A 34-year-old Girard man was indicted Wednesday by a Trumbull County grand jury on charges connected to a fight with his girlfriend. Edward Givens of Keefer Road was charged with felonious assault and endangering children. According to a Girard police report, police were called to ...

Police presence near Tod Avenue

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WARREN — Authorities converged Thursday morning at two addresses in the area of Tod Avenue. Capt. Tony Villaneuva of the TAG drug task force did not return a call seeking comment, but members of his task force, federal Drug Enforcement Agency agents and other law officers were seen staging ...

Falls man enters not guilty plea

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WARREN — A 44-year-old Newton Falls resident pleaded not guilty during a jail arraignment Thursday to receiving stolen property and driving under suspension. Russell N. Hukari, 200 Mahoning Court, Newton Falls, was stopped by Warren police at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday after the cellphone in the ...

Joyce seeks vote on medical bill

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, asking her to bring his bill to protect those with pre-existing conditions to the House floor for a vote. Joyce, R-Bainbridge Township, sponsored a bill that would protect those with pre-existing medical ...