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Cost of Newton Falls levies announced

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NEWTON FALLS — The two levies the Newton Falls Board of Education are putting on the ballot for November will cost homeowners approximately $224 annually. If passed, the owner of a $100,000 home will pay about $157.50 for the five-year emergency levy that is expected to raise $550,000 ...

Officials inspect Imagination Station

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BAZETTA — Members of the Bazetta Park Board and road supervisor Kris Parke spent Tuesday afternoon looking over Imagination Station in the township park as they await recommendations from a representative of Play By Design on what improvements need to be made to the near 25-year-old play ...

UAW president remains hopeful on contract negotiations

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DEARBORN, Mich — Contract talks between the United Auto Workers and Detroit’s three automakers began Monday with a ceremonial handshake. It’s hoped by local autoworkers and officials they end with General Motors having assigned a new vehicle to its idled assembly complex in ...

Mixed results for local bank stocks in trading

Business

After losing more than a dollar in trading last week, Cortland Bancorp held steady in trading Monday to open the week at $22.75 per share. First Niles Financial gained 2 cents, closing at $8.10 per share Monday.

Inspiring Minds mixes summer learning activities with fun

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WARREN — To help local children retain what they learned last school year, Inspiring Minds is offering a six-week enrichment program to Warren city school students that includes an educational and instructional component as well as recreational activities. Renda White, K-8 coordinator for ...

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Police Blotters

Police activity reported June 29-July 12: July 12, 7:18 a.m. — Petty theft reported at 88 E. Main St. 4:34 a.m. — William Wilson, 52, of Girard, was arrested on a charge of domestic violence. 2:07 a.m. — Jahote Dorsey, 40, of Youngstown, was arrested on a charge of drug ...

Tribune Chronicle to expand Mahoning County coverage

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WARREN — A daily Mahoning County edition of the Tribune Chronicle will be published beginning in September, Publisher Charles R. Jarvis announced Monday. “We are aggressively moving ahead with planning to attempt to fill the void of daily newspaper coverage for Mahoning County after ...

Church hosts unity celebration

Community News

COMMUNION SERVICE: A Celebration of Christian Unity will be held 7 p.m. Friday at the Cortland Trinity Baptist Church, 2576 McCleary Jacoby Road. The event will include music led by the Rock of Grace worship team, special music from area churches and a communion service. Speakers include Pastor ...

Tim Ryan faces uphill battle in 2020 presidential race

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WARREN — Congressman Timothy J. Ryan in his 2020 bid for the Democratic presidential nomination is way off the fundraising pace set by more well-known candidates in the 20-person race to see who will challenge President Donald Trump. Ryan’s 0.3 percent polling number also ties him for ...

Agenda

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• BROOKFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 7 p.m. today at the high school media center. • NILES BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the administration building. • TRUMBULL CHILDREN SERVICES BOARD will meet 7 p.m. today at the board meeting room. • McDONALD COUNCIL will ...

Newton Falls to seek additional levies in November

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NEWTON FALLS — After voters soundly defeated an earned income-tax levy on the May 7 ballot, the Newton Falls Board of Education has decided to seek a traditional property tax levy in November. If the 1.75 percent income tax levy had passed in May, Newton Falls would have been the first ...

Hubbard names new police chief

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HUBBARD — With police Chief James Taafe retiring at the end of the year, Sgt. Robert Thompson will be stepping into the role. Taafe began serving Hubbard as a patrol officer in 1984, was promoted to sergeant in 1992, then detective in 2006 and has been the chief of police since ...

Cortland takes initial action on unpaid water, sewer accounts

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CORTLAND — After an incident arose this year with a property being sold that had both unpaid water and sewer accounts, city council is making sure it does not happen in the future. Council gave first reading Monday to have on the books the ability to place assessments onto Trumbull County ...

Driver killed in Vienna crash

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VIENNA — A Lake Milton man was killed Monday afternoon after the commercial truck he was driving went off the left side of state Route 11 about a half mile south of the Tibbetts Wick Road exit. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said Roy C. Duncan Jr., 60, was pronounced dead at the scene. The ...

Pregnant woman assaulted in home

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WARREN — A pregnant woman told police she was knocked to the ground and kicked in the back and the side of her stomach by a man she knows after he learned she did not want to be with him. The mother of five told police that while she was on the ground being kicked, her oldest son stepped ...

Sex offender jailed for failure to register

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WARREN — A Warren man convicted in 2016 for 25 felony charges related to child pornography was sentenced Monday to three years in the Lorain Correctional Institute for failure to register a change of address. Vincent E. Heflin, 45, 642 Parkman Road NW, pleaded guilty to the failure to ...

Woman sentenced for 2018 vehicular assault

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WARREN — A Pennsylvania woman was sentenced Monday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court for a May 2018 vehicular assault on Cottage Court SE in Warren in which a pregnant woman was reportedly run over. Jasmine J. Hoover, 19, 9 Triplewood Drive, Mercer, Pa., was sentenced Monday by Judge ...

Police search for man who robbed Valley View

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CORTLAND — The Cortland Police Department is seeking information on the man who robbed the Valley View Food Mart off South High Street Monday morning. Police Chief David Morris said they received a call before 8 a.m. Monday from the store. The man took cash from the register and fled on ...

Tue. 10:56 a.m.: Family escapes fire that destroys Warren home

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WARREN — An adult and four children escaped a fire that destroyed their home this morning in Warren. City fire crews were dispatched at 12:21 a.m. to 1501 Jefferson St. SW. The family was already outside of the single-story house when firefighters arrived. Red Cross officials were called ...