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• NEWTON FALLS JOINT FIRE DISTRICT will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday at the township hall. • TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES will meet 6 p.m. Monday at Fairhaven School in Niles. • HOPE ACADEMY FOR AUTISM BOARD will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday at the school, 1628 Niles Road. • ...

Sun brings out Nordic horde

Local News

BAZETTA — The greatest threat to the Viking horde that invaded the Trumbull County Fairgrounds Saturday wasn’t the swords and weapons many of them carried. It was the sun beating down on those Nordic complexions. That sun — a rare sight this month — brought out a large crowd for ...

Library to seek additional funds in November

Local News

WARREN — The Warren-Trumbull County Public Library will be asking voters to approve an additional 0.4-mill levy on the November ballot. The library’s board of trustees passed a resolution at its regular meeting earlier this month to put the continuing levy on the ballot. If approved ...

First Pride festival held at Courthouse Square

Local News

WARREN — Rainbow flags waved in the breeze at Courthouse Square on Saturday as the first Full Spectrum Pride in the Valley Festival took place in the city. The event was organized by Full Spectrum Community Outreach Center in Struthers, which was created to promote awareness, education ...

Masury man killed in Streetsboro crash

Local News

STREETSBORO — A Masury man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning on state Route 14 at Price Road after police said he ran into the back of a semi tractor-trailer that was waiting to turn left. Police said Shayne Owens, 27, died at UH Portage Medical Center in Ravenna after his ...

MetroParks remain closed after flooding

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WARREN — Three parks in the Trumbull County MetroParks system will remain closed at least through today after heavy rain this week caused flooding. Thomas Swift MetroPark and Canoe City, both in Leavittsburg, and Foster Park in Newton Falls are closed until further notice, according to a ...

1920: Line on Griswold takes lightning hit

Local News

99 years ago in 1920: • A high tension line on Griswold Street suffered a direct lightning hit — the line being torn from the pole — for the first time in years. Power service to the Warren City Tank and Boiler Works, the General Malleable Company, Warren Tool and Forge Company, the ...

Gold Star marker to be dedicated in Cortland

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CORTLAND — The dedication of a Gold Star Families Memorial highway marker honoring families who lost service members will be 1:30 p.m. June 30 at Veterans Memorial Park. The marker, brought to the area by the Four Season Garden Club of Cortland, will be the seventh of its kind in the ...

Trumbull County courts

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Cases closed in Trumbull County June 8 to 16: CLOSED WOMER, ELIZABETH A. vs. WOMER, CRAIG ANDERSON, LAURA J. vs. ANDERSON, DAVID W. YOUNG, GUY H. vs. YOUNG, LISA M. BONDI, ESTHER vs. BONDI, MICHAEL GONZALEZ, ADELINA vs. TORRES, JUAN HALL, STEPHEN E. vs. HALL, MARY ...

Howland museum to separate from Butler

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HOWLAND — The nonprofit foundation that provided the land and the bulk of the funding for the Butler Institute of American Art’s Trumbull branch wants to terminate its agreement to operate the art museum at 9350 E. Market St. Foundation Medici intends to operate it as a standalone museum ...

First Niles Financial surges in trading to end week

Business

After remaining stagnant for almost four weeks straight and gaining a dime on Thursday, First Niles Financial surged in trading Friday, gaining 90 cents to close the week at $8.75 per share. Cortland Bancorp stabilized at $24 per share after fluctuating all week.

Pleasant Valley Church gets new pastor

Community News

LIBERTY — Lionel “Chip” Trebilcock grew up at Pleasant Valley Church and this year was named its new pastor. Trebilcock said the church had a vacancy after the previous pastor left and the congregation asked him to fill in as interim pastor. “I filled in for a while, and then they ...

Howland to end speed camera program

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HOWLAND — Saying the township is “not going to gamble with taxpayer money,” officials will end the handheld speed camera program as of July 1 — two days before a new state law takes effect. Approved by lawmakers and signed by Gov. Mike DeWine as part of the state’s transportation ...

Jewish Community Center offers Hebrew language classes

Community News

YOUNGSTOWN — The Jewish Community Center is offering programs to teach Hebrew to adults as part of an ongoing series, with a recent guest speaker explaining how she uses the language in her classroom. Mirit Sharon of Israel discussed how she teaches Hebrew through emotions, which is ...

Man found fatally shot at crash site

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WARREN — A Warren man was found dead of a gunshot wound in a car that crashed into a house at 721/23 Tod Ave. SW just before 1 a.m. Friday, according to a police report. Khalef Freeman, 37, 2032 Ferndale Ave. SW, was identified as the deceased person by a passenger in the vehicle, according ...

Religion news

Community News

FINANCIAL WORKSHOP: New Jerusalem Fellowship of Warren will sponsor a Financial Empowerment series 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays at the Renaissance Place, 1948 Palmyra Road, Warren. Topics are Understanding Credit, today; and Borrowing Basics, July 6. To register, call 330-395-4518. Doors open at ...

Tornado sirens tested after malfunction

Local News

HOWLAND — Several of the township’s nine tornado sirens failed to sound during Sunday’s stormy weather, which produced two confirmed tornadoes in the county. In a test Friday morning, four of the sirens, which are about 20 years old, successfully sounded, while the other five — four ...

Workhorse secures $25 million in financing

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LORDSTOWN — A technology company that would have a stake in an electric pickup truck startup interested in buying the idled General Motors assembly plant in Lordstown has secured $25 million in private investment. But none of it appears will be used to acquire the behemoth building that ...

Efforts to save trees gains steam

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NEWTON FALLS — The effort to save 42 acres of primeval forest behind Newton Falls Elementary School started out with a handful of people. As of this week, 73 people have signed an online petition against the timbering of the trees. According to the petition, people signing it also were ...