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Program prepares young students

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CORTLAND — Students at Lakeview Elementary School have spent part of their summer getting prepared for the upcoming school year. The ABC Reading Ready program helped improve students’ reading skills. The program was conducted in six area school districts as part of a $1.2 million ...

Man accused of trying to rob bank in federal custody

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WARREN — The man accused of shooting a gun into the ceiling at a bank before he was shot by a police officer is being held in federal custody while a federal grand jury considers the case, according to court records. Dabraylin T. Hawkins, 23, Duncan Lane, Youngstown, was bound over by ...

Mosquito Lake to host Miskito Pirate Festival

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CHEESEBURGERS IN PARADISE FEATURED: The annual Miskito Pirate Festival with Cheeseburgers in Paradise will begin 10 a.m. Saturday at the Mosquito Lake State Park marina in Bazetta. There will be music from 5 to 9 p.m. Those attending can wear pirate costumes. MOVIE NIGHT: The Circle ...

Estate of dead man sues now-closed J & L Lounge

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WARREN — The estate of a man who was shot and killed outside of the now-closed J & L Lounge in 2016 is suing the bar’s owners and a security guard who wouldn’t open the bar’s doors to the man as he pleaded for help, according to a complaint filed in Trumbull County Common Pleas ...

Warren Italian-American Heritage Festival schedule

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TODAY 9:30 a.m. — Kickoff breakfast 5 to 11 p.m. — Bocce tournament 7 to 11 p.m. — DJ Tom Angelo (beer tent) 8 p.m. — Ovation (main stage) 9:15 p.m. — Graziana (main stage) SATURDAY 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. — Bocce tournament Noon to 4 p.m. — John Gabriele (gazebo) 1 ...

Road rage claim

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GIRARD — A Hubbard resident driving his silver Chevrolet Trailblazer through the city around 2:45 a.m. Wednesday reported to police he was followed and then threatened with a gun by a man driving a black GMC Denali. The victim told police the Denali’s driver was moving aggressively ...

Trumbull County Junior Fair results

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DOMESTIC ARTS Applique quilts — Sarah Kelly, first; Donna Wilkes, second; child’s or baby’s quilt — Marie Persin, first and third; Sandy Cellio, second; pieced and tied quilts — Donna Wilkes, first; hand pieced and hand quilted quilts — Cheryl George, first; Maxine Barnes, second ...

Local Perkins restaurants can keep the brand longer

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WARREN — Temporary agreements that allowed six Perkins franchise restaurants in Ohio to stay open under the family-dining company’s brand have been extended as their operator continues to navigate bankruptcy. The short-term licenses held by 5171 Campbells Land Co. that let the ...

Agenda

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• BRISTOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Records Commission will meet 1:45 p.m. today at the board offices for record retention and disposition and to approve a disposal form. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 8 a.m. today at the township park to discuss improvements to the ...

Man arrested on gun charges

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WARREN — A Youngstown resident was arrested on charges of receiving stolen property, having a weapon under disability, drug abuse and a traffic violation after being stopped by Warren police Wednesday night for failing to use a turn signal when he went from Youngstown Road to Central ...

Boardman teen charged with menacing, inducing panic

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BOARDMAN — An 18-year-old township man was arrested after being accused of leading an online chat room in which users made light of mass shootings, targeted Planned Parenthood and talked about the shooting of federal agents. Justin Olsen, 465 Presidential Court, was charged with inducing ...

Prisoner disappears from E. Liverpool hospital

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LISBON — A prisoner taken Tuesday to the Columbiana County Jail for repeatedly violating a protection order and later charged with threatening police remained at large after being left unsupervised when transported from there to a local hospital. Sherman A. Pritt Jr., 40, East Liverpool, ...

Farmington, Southington seek funds

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SOUTHINGTON — Farmington and Southington township trustees will jointly seek Issue 2 funds for work on Geauga Portage Easterly Road, which passes through both townships. Southington Trustee Chairwoman Cindy Speaker said trustees decided at a special meeting Wednesday to seek the funds ...

Bazetta road to close for bridge work

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BAZETTA — McCleary Jacoby Road between Knapp Drive and Cornerstone Drive at Bazetta No. 10 bridge will be closed for four weeks starting Monday for bridge replacement work. The road will be closed through Sept. 6. The Trumbull County Engineer’s Office is recommending motorists take ...

Road closed for car show, parade

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LEAVITTSBURG — North Leavitt Road between West Market Street and Parkman Road will be closed from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sunday for a parade and car show. The car show is taking place in the parking lot area of Bascom Elementary School. Warren Township police will be at the event for the ...