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On the record – Liberty

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Monday PRESENT: David Malone, Diana DeVito, Scott Davis, Christopher Brookbank ABSENT: Calvin Jones The board: • Selected Guarantee Life Insurance Company as the provider for student accident insurance during the 2019-20 school year, at no cost to ...

Kinsman residents survey flood damage

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KINSMAN — Kinsman residents Dustin and Elizabeth Wayner said they could not believe what they saw Saturday morning at their Main Street home as water as high as their waists gushed through their yard and home. “When I looked out, a washer from someone’s house was floating in our ...

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U.S. REPS. TO HEADLINE CHAMBER EVENT: U.S. Reps. Dave Joyce, R-Bainbridge, who represents a portion of Trumbull County, and Anthony Gonzalez, R-Rocky River, will speak at the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber’s Lattes & Legislators event July 31 in Newton Falls. Some of the topics that ...

Highland Terrace offers kids’ program

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WARREN — Children of the Highland Terrace Apartments learned about the first landing on the moon 50 years ago during their weekly summer recreation and activity program. April Platt, property manager with Highland Terrace Apartments, said each Friday, the children get together for ...

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Police activity reported June 16-22: June 22, 10:05 p.m. — Sarah Kaplin, 22, of Hubbard, was arrested on an outstanding warrant after a call to Walmart for a disturbance. 8:10 p.m — Mark Flannery, 60, of Warren, was arrested on a charge of drug paraphernalia and wrongful entrustment, and ...

Officials: Millions of dollars, time needed for clean up in Kinsman

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KINSMAN — With 55 people evacuated from their homes and nearly $3 million in damages caused by heavy flooding Saturday, township, county and state officials said they are working on plans to make necessary improvements as quickly as possible. At least one home on Kinsman Pymatuning Road has ...

Greek festival starts Wednesday

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EVENT AT ST. DEMETRIOS: The 52nd annual Warren Greek Festival will be Wednesday to Sunday at the grounds of the St. Demetrios Center, 3223 Atlantic St. NE, Warren. The event will include Greek food, dancing, carnival rides and other festivities. Admission is free. Hours are 4 to 10 p.m. ...

Niles veteran provided oxygen for pilots

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NILES — When Gary Pressell volunteered to join the Marine Corps in May 1966, the then-18-year-old Niles McKinley High School graduate simply wanted to serve his country. His older brother, Benjamin, had served in the U.S. Navy. Another brother, David, later joined the Air Force. The idea ...

Agenda

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• AUSTINTOWN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet noon today at the township administration building. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 9 a.m. today at the township park to open bids on timber. • GIRARD CITY COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building with ...

Council of Governments to pick up some projects

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WARREN — The Trumbull County Council of Governments was formed nearly 18 months ago and while the members contend it is picking up speed, trustees in Champion voted to leave the group last month. “We joined last year and when it came up for renewal, we agreed not to move forward with ...

Car show survives weekend flooding

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KINSMAN — If the 10th annual summer Kinsman Car Show had been held Saturday, it likely would have been a wash-out. Event organizers said they lucked out Sunday that the former Badger High School grounds had mostly dried out. Kinsman resident Chris Mott of Gustavus Masonic Lodge 442, which ...

Birds in Flight reaches its goal

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VIENNA — The Birds in Flight Sanctuary will soon be taking flight to its new home on Henn Hyde Road. The sanctuary met its goal of purchasing the 63 acres of land for $225,000. “We met the goal a few days before the closing. We met it the 13th, and it closed the 15th. It was close,” ...

Details of Lake Champlain vacation revealed

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Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series marking the 120th anniversary of Niles native William McKinley’s U.S. presidency. July 1899 ended with another vacation for President McKinley, this time to Lake Champlain in New York. On July 23, the Washington Post reported that ...

Bridge work set in Southington

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SOUTHINGTON — Herner South Road between Geauga Portage Easterly Road and County Line Turnpike Road will be closed today and Tuesday for bridge repair. The recommended detour is east on County Line Turnpike Road, north on Phalanx Mills Herner Road, and west on Geauga Portage Easterly Road.

Trumbull County Junior Fair results

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BEEF SHOW • Market steer — Grand champion, Anistyn Williams; Reserve champion, Luke Culp • Carcass steer — Grand champion, Marcus Murray; Reserve champion, John Shaw III • Showmanship — Senior, Luke Culp; Intermediate, Sydney Morrison; Junior, Cadence Imhoff; Novice, Sophia ...

Mon. 10:43 a.m.: Amazon coming to northeast Ohio

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WARREN - Global online retailer Amazon will open two new fulfillment centers in Ohio, including one at the former Rolling Acres Mall in Akron. The company announced the plans today for the distribution hubs in Akron and in Rossford near Toledo. The centers will create more than 2,500 ...

Storm floods parts of Kinsman

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KINSMAN — Crews evacuated more than 30 families Saturday who live around Kinsman Lake after flash flooding destroyed the only access road to their properties. Trumbull County Engineer Randy Smith said the damage — from an infrastructure standpoint — was the worst he’s seen in the ...