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200-year-old Warren church to close doors

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WARREN — The Warren First United Methodist Church off Park Avenue will close at the end of September after nearly 200 years in the community. Members of the congregation voted in July to close the church Sept. 30 and have the membership merge with Howland United Methodist Church, which ...

Vienna pushes for representation on Port Authority

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VIENNA — Township officials are pushing for a Vienna resident to be named to the Western Reserve Port Authority seat recently vacated by Michael Welsh, who has represented Vienna on the board for the past six months. Welsh stepped down last month, citing personal reasons. Trustees had ...

One injured in shooting in Austintown

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AUSTINTOWN — One man was taken to the hospital after a shooting around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 3900 block of Mahoning Avenue, according to a police report. Maurice A. Wallace, 28, of Austintown, was taken to St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital with a head injury related to a gunshot, ...

Shots fired into Warren home

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WARREN — Police were called to the 200 block of Second Street SW just before 7 p.m. Tuesday after a caller reported a vehicle shot at a building. Ahmaad Akeem Prince, 27, told police he was sitting in a chair in his living room when shots were fired into the house, according to a police ...

$300,000 project set for Packard Park

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WARREN — After nearly seven years of discussion, the city is expected to build a large splash pad at Packard Park behind Packard Music Hall. The splash pad is expected to cost approximately $275,000 for construction and the city will spend another $25,000 for various amenities, including ...

Bike trail to close for work

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WARREN — Starting Monday, the Trumbull County MetroParks Bike Trail and Trailhead will be closed for trail maintenace work. Zachary Svette, executive director of the MetroParks, said the closings will be from Monday to Thursday and include portions of the Western Reserve Greenway Bike ...

Cortland declares beautification month

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CORTLAND — Mayor James Woofter in a proclamation declared June the month of beautification throughout the city, in honor of the Cortland Beautification Association. “We have a lot of gratitude to bestow upon the beautification committee. Over the years, you’ve really been true ...

Mission to give out backpacks

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WARREN — The Warren Family Mission, 155 Tod Ave. NW, will be distributing school supplies and backpacks 2 to 5 p.m. today. Backpacks with school supplies geared to kindergarten through high school will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis to children ages 5 to 18. Parents ...

Allegro preserves Italian dance traditions

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Italy’s 20 regions don’t all move to the same beat. Just as visitors will discover culinary differences traveling the country, the folk dances of Italy also change with the geography. The tarantella, probably the most familiar Italian dance, is not common in many regions. “Dances from ...

On the record: Champion

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Monday PRESENT: Rex Fee, Doug Emerine and Brian Bugos Trustees: • Approved seeking proposals on what costs are involved to get a time clock for employee swipe cards installed in the township hall office. Emerine said the time clock would be for ...

Legal aid offers free workshops

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Community Legal Aid is offering free workshops in August to anyone who may need legal assistance. All programs are taught by attorneys and are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. All of the organization’s events can be found at www.communitylegalaid.org/events. ...

On the record: Hartford

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Rebecca Whitman, Mike Bridge and Phil Wilhelm Trustees: • Are working with South Pymatuning officials in Pennsylvania and Trumbull County commissioners to seek funds for ditching and culvert work on Brockway Sharon Road which is in Ohio ...

On the record; Newton Falls

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WHAT: Village council meeting Monday PRESENT: Zachary Svette, Tarry Alberini, Mark Stimpert, John Baryak, Phillip Beer and Mayor Lyle Waddell Council: • Approved the purchase of a 2/10-acre property at 110 and 116 Broad St. from William Ballentine for $40,000 with the village paying ...

On the record: Vienna

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Phil Pegg, Heidi Brown and Rich Dascenzo Trustees: • Passed a resolution identifying property owners on Smith Stewart Road, Mackey Road, Roy Road and Rogers Road to remove obstructions from the water course on their properties which is ...

Storm tears through downtown Warren

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WARREN — Within a half hour of a burst of severe weather tearing through downtown Warren around 3 p.m. Tuesday, people were out on Courthouse Square cleaning up the damage. Several tents set up for the Italian American Festival, including the large beer tent, were damaged in the storm. One ...