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Man says naked selfies being held over his head

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WARREN — A young Warren man reported someone is trying to extort him for money in order to keep naked images of himself from being shared with friends and family, a Warren police report states. The man, 18, told police he willingly exchanged the images in an app, but then began receiving ...

Warren man shot Saturday identified

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WARREN — Police identified the man shot on Front Street SW over the weekend as Devaun T. Layton, 28, Warren, according to a police report. Eight gunshots were reported around 4 a.m. Saturday at 919 Front St. SW, Warren, according to a police report. Police followed a vehicle and watched it ...

City’s website having problems

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WARREN — The city’s website isn’t working and Warren’s information technology department is looking into why, said Enzo Cantalamessa, the city’s safety service director. The Warren.org site is not working and the city is having trouble with email, Cantalamessa said. The Warren ...

Two die in Niles fire

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NILES — Two people are dead and two others are being treated for their injuries after a fire broke out in the early hours of Memorial Day at 307 Scott Ave. in Niles, according to Niles police and fire departments. The names of the victims were not released Monday by the police or fire ...

Seeing Eye

Community News

CONSERVATION CLUB: A youth fishing derby sponsored by the Eagle Creek Conservation Club will be noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Newton Falls Community Center pond, 52 E. Quarry St. The event is free to all youth 15 and younger. Registration begins 11 a.m. Bring a fishing pole. Bait will be ...

Area observes Memorial Day

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Memorial Day guest speaker Ronald Blakeman Monday sent a message stressing the importance of the day by relaying how his grandson reminds him every year that Memorial Day is about remembering those who have fallen. “Every Memorial Day he goes out with his mom and dad in the morning, and ...

Agenda

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• STEAM ACADEMY BOARD OF DIRECTORS will meet 3 p.m. today at the school, 261 Elm Road NE, Warren. • TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold a workshop 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and a regular meeting 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Both are in the commissioners’ hearing room. • LORDSTOWN FINANCE ...

Local spellers take national stage today

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WARREN — Badger Middle School student Jeremy Slywczak was among 565 contestants scheduled to take part Monday in a preliminary written test as part of the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee held this week in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C. All entrants were set to take a written test ...

Fairhaven to grow community garden

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CHAMPION — Believing in volunteering and giving back to the community, Fairhaven Industries will be working at a garden in Newton Falls, the vegetables grown from which will be harvested and given to local food pantries. Tracy Walters, program director at Fairhaven Industries in Champion, ...

Scholar to portray WWII pilot, USAF general

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WARREN — Longtime scholar and practiced Chautauqua performer Dr. J. H. Armstead Jr. will bring to life Lt. Gen. Benjamin O. Davis Jr., renowned World War II fighter pilot and the first African-American general in the U.S. Air Force, at Ohio Chautauqua next month. Ohio Chautauqua is a ...

Realtor’s property declared public nuisance

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CORTLAND — A vacant property declared a nuisance by the city of Cortland with a tax lien totaling more than $6,000 is the voting address for Warren Area Board of Realtors president Marlin Palich. Cortland CityCouncil last month declared 211 Cricket Lane, owned by Palich, a nuisance. The ...

Warren charity latest to acquire city property

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WARREN — St. Vincent de Paul is preparing for its future with the purchase of additional land just north of its kitchen and thrift store located on Niles Road. The charitable organization distributes an average of 150 meals per day in a dining area designed to seat about 50 at a time, said ...

Love of animals leads woman to new job

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VIENNA — Throughout her life, Lori Shander said she always loved working with animals, and she even thought of one day operating an animal hospice. When the role of CEO / director of Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County became available, she said she knew it was just the job for ...