On the record – Bazetta

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Paul Hovis and Ted Webb ABSENT: Frank Parke Trustees: • Discussed placing the 4-mill continuous levy passed in 1994 as a replacement levy on the March 17 primary ballot. Officials said the levy is 26-years-old and collecting on the 1994 ...

On the record – Howland

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WHAT: Howland trustees on Wednesday PRESENT: Dr. John LaPolla, Rick Clark, Matthew Vansuch Trustees: • Approved an amended certificate of estimated resources for the police district, redistributed funds to account for $300,000 of revenue that will not be brought in because of the ...

On the record – Bristol

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Mark Webb, Ramon French and Doug Seemann Trustees: • Approved increasing costs for medical call and transport billing rates to bring rates in line with other communities. Advan-ced life support 1 will increase from $750 to $950 per ...

On the record – Farmington

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: John Dale, Mike Davis and Dave Stephens Trustees: • Approved a contract with L.A. Rose Paving at $27,850 for paving the senior center parking lot with the township covering 80 percent and senior center covering 20 percent of the project ...

On the record – Brookfield

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Ronda Bonekovic, Ron Brennen, George Economides and Tim Filipovich ABSENT: Kelly Carrier The Board: • Accepted the retirement / resignations effective May 29 for teachers Pam Sniezek with 36 years; Gayle Jones with 26 years; and Rene ...

YSU, IBM partnership creates opportunities

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YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State University and IBM are launching YSU’s Workforce Accelerator, designed to create a series of pre-apprenticeship programs positioning students and others to obtain needed skills for careers of the future. The program is both for career track and non-career ...

Local bank stocks lose in trading


Cortland Bancorp closed at $21.87 per share in trading Wednesday, up a penny from Tuesday. First Niles Financial closed at $7.80 per share, down 20 cents from Tuesday.

Christmas sale at Upton House

Community News

HOLIDAY TREASURES: The Harriet Taylor Upton Association will hold its annual Christmas sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at The Upton House, 380 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. Holiday “treasures” as well as general items will be available. For information, visit www.uptonhouse.org ...


Police Blotters

WHAT: City Council meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Larry Larson, Alford Novak, John Brown, Mark Forte, Ken MacPherson, Eddie Colbert, Dan Sferra and Council President Jim Graham. ABSENT: Cheryl Saffold, Helen Rucker and Eugene Mach Council: • Voted to move its Nov. 27 meeting to Nov. 26 ...

Double whammy

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AUSTINTOWN — The commander of the Canfield Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said Tuesday morning’s double whammy of vehicle crashes by the dozens in whiteout conditions — resulting in one death — was the biggest mess in terms of vehicles in his 13 years in Mahoning ...


Community News

• GIRARD CITY COUNCIL will hold special meetings 11 a.m. today and Friday in the service director’s office on •LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 a.m. today at the township administration building. • HUBBARD PARK / RECREATION BOARD will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal ...

Ex-substitute teacher guilty of child porn charges

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WARREN — A former substitute teacher, accused of having students as young as 16 sending him nude and other explicit photos of themselves, was found guilty of 10 felonies dealing with child pornography. Michael Mattocks, 33, who had worked in the Liberty school district, was the defendant in ...

Recalling glory days of dairy farming

Community News

There are still a few good dairy farms and cows in Trumbull County. They are few and far between compared to the numbers 60 or 70 years ago. In the 1950s and ’60s, you could find small dairy farms lining the roads of the county. Today when you travel those same roads, you find empty dairy ...

Bazetta rejects bids for cemetery

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BAZETTA — Township trustees have rejected bids received for the Hillside Cemetery improvement project and have decided to table until January rebidding the project when a new trustee joins the board. Trustee Chairman Paul Hovis said Tuesday trustees had questions over the amounts of the bids ...

Dirt bikes stolen; one man arrested

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WARREN — Two stolen dirt bikes were recovered Monday morning and returned to the impound lot of Mays Towing. One man was arrested, according to a city police report. The vehicles were found near a fence behind McDonald’s on South Street, the report said. A man at the restaurant called ...