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Spaghetti dinner honors foundation’s founder

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GIRARD — The Lena, Mason, Christian Foundation benefit spaghetti dinner entered its 13th year on Saturday — the first since the death of Cindy Michael, the foundation’s founder. The Lena, Mason, Christian Foundation provides free school-ready backpacks and a day of fun for local ...

Newton Falls schools to put income tax levy on ballot

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NEWTON FALLS — The Newton Falls Board of Education voted unanimously Saturday to put an earned-income tax levy on the May primary ballot. It will be the first time the district has tried this type of levy and will be the first in Trumbull County to do so. Treasurer Julie Sloan said ...

Brookfield schools damaged by flood

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BROOKFIELD — This week’s frigid temperatures are being blamed for a waterline burst Saturday at Brookfield middle and elementary schools. Brookfield Superintendent Velina Jo Taylor told Tribune Chronicle news partner WKBN 27 the fire sprinkler system burst at the middle school around ...

This Week in History: Epidemic hits Bristolville school

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99 years ago in 1919: l An epidemic similar to influenza in a mild form struck Bristolville schools, leaving the 50 present, of 210 enrolled, to go home early. The situation was considered alarming and steps were taken to have some action taken by the county health board. Owing to the fact ...

Marriage licenses

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Marriage applications granted in Trumbull County Jan. 7-11: Natalie M. Schoonover, 20, Bristolville, and Kirk D. Zellers Jr., 23, Bristolville Julie M. Purkis, 35, Niles, and Christopher L. Wenhold, 45, Niles Skye M. Collins, 27, Girard, and Eric M. Freeman, 37, Girard Jenna M. Waller, ...

Trumbull County courts new cases

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Cases filed in Trumbull County Jan. 12-19: COMPLAINT SAM LAMANCUSA, TRUMBULL COUNTY TREASURER vs. JUSTICE, JUNIOR et al SAM LAMANCUSA, TRUMBULL COUNTY TREASURER vs. ALVERSON, CHRISTOPHER M. et al NOTICE OF APPEAL-11TH DISTRICT COURT OF APPPEALS HONZU, MARCEL vs. JAMESTOWN VILLAGE ...

Trumbull County courts closed cases

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Cases closed in Trumbull County Jan. 19-26: CLOSED CLINGERMAN, TODD vs. CLINGERMAN, KIMBERLY HARTMAN, KRISTOPHER J. vs. HARTMAN, JENNIFER L. METZENDORF, JAMES vs. METZENDORF, AMY THOMAS, JEREMY vs. SALEH THOMAS, LAMA SARDICH, JOSHUA J. vs. SARDICH, ALICIA M. (2 ...

Polar vortex leaves more than two dozen dead

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CHICAGO — The dangerous cold and heavy snow that hobbled the northern U.S. this week has retreated, but not before exacting a human toll: more than two dozen weather-related deaths in eight states and hundreds of injuries, including frostbite, broken bones, heart attacks and carbon monoxide ...

Basement Outreach finds new home

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WARREN — Basement Outreach Ministries, which provides assistance to families in need in Trumbull County, has found a new home. Pastor Julia Wike, director of Basement Outreach, said the organization will provide outreach from New Hope Free Methodist Church, 2250 Tod Ave. NW, which includes ...

Trumbull County

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Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office activity reported Jan.16-22: Jan. 22, 10:25 a.m. — Threats reported in the 5600 block of state Route 45, Bristol Township. 7:36 a.m. — Accident with property damage reported at Painesville Warren State Road and Barclay Messerly Road in ...

Vienna officer indicted on theft, breaking and entering charges

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WARREN — Vienna Township trustees on Monday are expected to seek legal advice on the future employment of Michael Sheehy, a township police officer and former Mathews School District school resource officer, who was indicted Friday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court on several misdemeanor ...

Religion events

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RESCUE MISSION BENEFIT: Corner House Christian Church in Hubbard will hold a rescue mission benefit Feb. 15 at Mr. Anthony’s. Call 330-744-5485 for reservations. A mission ministries meeting will be held 11 a.m. today. SOUPER BOWL OF CARING: First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave., ...

YSU music school helps with Super Bowl pregame music

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YOUNGSTOWN — More than two dozen alumni, faculty, staff and student musicians from Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music, including two from Cortland, recorded a musical orchestration for the singing of “America the Beautiful” during Super Bowl LIII pregame ceremonies at ...

Champion native works with Rockettes, Red Wings as organist

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Dave Calendine lied to his parents when he was growing up in Champion. He would tell them he was going to Eastwood Mall to hang out with his friends, but he was really driving to Akron to ... “PLAY THE ORGAN!” Calendine, 47 was the youngest house organist in Ohio, playing regularly at ...

Mission gets a lift with donation

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WARREN — The Warren Family Mission received an unusual donation Friday — a new stacker forklift. The forklift was donated by DEL Lift Rental & Direct Forklift of Boardman and will be used to move pallets of food from the loading dock at the new pantry location on West Market ...

Locked-out woman finds refuge at Hot Dog Shoppe

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WARREN — When Brittney Cole of Warren, discovered she was locked-out of her apartment in below-freezing temperatures Friday morning, panic set in. “I lost my keys. I looked around in the snow... I couldn’t find them,” she said. She began walking from her apartment in the Austin ...

Woman charged in officer dragging

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WARREN — A woman accused of dragging a rookie police officer as she was driving away from a traffic stop in December was indicted by a grand jury Friday on charges of felonious assault, tampering with evidence and failure to stop after an accident. Natajha A. Graham, 23, 342 Atlantic St., ...

Trump order encourages US manufacturing

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday aimed at encouraging government contractors to “buy American” as part of the administration’s efforts to boost U.S. manufacturing. The new order asks federal agencies to encourage those who receive federal ...

Former fire Chief Keith Barrett dies

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BROOKFIELD — Longtime former township fire Chief Keith Barrett has died. The fire department posted news of his death on its Facebook page Friday and Trustee Gary Lees confirmed it. Barrett served on the Brookfield Fire Department for nearly 40 years and served as chief for 36 years. He ...