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Richard A. Houk 1935-2019

NEWTON FALLS — Richard Allen Houk, 83, of Newton Falls, passed on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at his residence. He was born on Nov. 14, 1935, in Akron, the son of Sylvester and Henrietta Gerber Houk. Richard was a 1953 graduate of Barberton High School and attended Akron University and ...

Local bank stocks show mixed results

Cortland Bancorp gained a dime in trading Tuesday to close at $23.10 per share. First Niles Financial held steady at $8.10 per share.

Services

PATRICIA M. ANDERSON, 80, Cape Coral, Fla. SERVICES: 11:30 a.m. interment ceremony and a celebration of life from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Aug. 10, 703 SW 35th Terrace, Cape Coral, Fla. JOAN BERNARD, 79, Howland. SERVICES: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Peter Rossi & Son Funeral Home. CALLING HOURS: 10 to ...

Help needed in countries fighting Ebola

Ebola sometimes seems like a nightmare that will not go away. It is a truly horrible disease, killing about half of those who contract it. Here in the United States, where the very few people who have contracted Ebola receive the very best of care, the illness can be less serious. But in ...

Event teaches beekeeping

FIELD DAY: The Trumbull County Beekeepers Association is holding a field day 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m Sunday at 2210 Henn Hyde Road NE. Learning sessions will include an introduction to beekeeping, harvesting honey, wax rendering and candle making. Vendors will be onsite selling selling fresh honey, ...

On the record – Warren

WHAT: City Council met in its regular meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Councilmen Alford Novak, John Brown, Mark Forte, Ken MacPherson, Cheryl Saffold, Daniel Sferra, Helen Rucker and Council President Jim Graham. ABSENT: Councilmen Larry Larson, Eugene Mach and Eddie Colbert Council: • ...

On the record – Warren Township

WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Kay Anderson, Ed Anthony and Ryan Yoho Trustees: • Approved Shelly and Sands Inc. of North Jackson at $136,800 for the resurfacing of Templeton Road; • Hired Charles Grove as an emergency medical technician basic at $10.25 per hour with ...

On the record – Champion

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Monday PRESENT: Kelly Boyle, John Pitts, David Mahan, Patricia Fisher and Jim Scher The board: • Entered into an agreement with the Trumbull County Sheriff’s Department for a school resource officer at $60,682. Superintendent Pamela Hood said the ...

Paul J. Lee 1943-2019

RAVENNA — Paul James Lee, age 76, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Paul was born Jan. 8, 1943, in Warren, to the late Raymond O’Dell Lee and Elizabeth Mae Fisher Lee. He grew up in Paris Township, and graduated from Southeast High School in 1960. Paul ...

Delphi salaried retirees appeal in pension case

WARREN — The 10-year fight by a group of Delphi salaried retirees for their full pensions isn’t over now that they’ve taken their case to a federal appeals court. Dealt a blow March 22 with a court ruling that sided with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation to dismiss the lawsuit ...

Tue. 9:30 p.m.: Cantalamessa wins Dem nod for Warren law director

WARREN - Enzo Cantalamessa, Warren's safety service director, has secured the Democratic nomination for Warren law director over incumbent Gregory V. Hicks. Unofficial, incomplete returns from the Trumbull County Board of Elections show Cantalamessa won with 55 percent of the vote to Hicks' 45 ...

Tue. 9:17 p.m.: Cantalamessa increases lead in Warren

WARREN - Enzo Cantalamessa, safety service director, has slightly increased his lead over Law Director Gregory V. Hicks in the race for the Democratic nomination for city law director. Cantalamessa has 55 percent of the vote, up 1 percent from the first returns at the Trumbull County Board of ...

Current, past students get involved

SOUTHINGTON —When Southington schools art teacher Dana Hendricks and community member Clare Murray Adams wanted to open up the annual student art show to community members and school alumni. The show, which included works from students in the Southington and Bloomfield districts, kicked ...

Ex-quarterback talks about his past

YOUNGSTOWN — Upon walking on stage at the 10th annual Men’s Rally In the Valley, retired NFL football player Michael Vick was greeted with cheers and boos from the crowd. Vick was the first speaker at the rally. He was interviewed on the Covelli Centre stage by Pastor Gary Frost of ...

Thurs. 1 p.m.: Biden hires strategist Symone Sanders, adds diversity to bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden has hired Symone Sanders, a prominent African American political strategist, as a senior adviser to his newly launched presidential campaign. The move adds a younger, diverse voice to Biden's cadre of top advisers, which has been dominated by older white men. It ...

Mon. 1:20 p.m.: Supreme Court to take up LGBT job discrimination cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking on a major test of LGBT rights in cases that look at whether federal civil rights law bans job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The justices said today they will hear cases involving people who claim they ...

Pirates’ Archer suspended five games

NEW YORK — Pittsburgh pitcher Chris Archer was suspended for five games, Cincinnati outfielder Yasiel Puig for two and Reds manager David Bell for one on Tuesday for their parts in a bench-clearing fracas last weekend at PNC Park. The commissioner’s office said Archer has appealed his ...

Fri. 8:51 a.m.: Trump says Special Olympics funding to be restored

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is backing off his budget request to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics, reversing course on a proposal that was unlikely to be approved by Congress after days of bipartisan criticism. Speaking to reporters Thursday as he left the ...

Wed. 8:47 a.m.: UK lawmakers prepare to vote on alternatives to Brexit deal

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers were preparing to vote today on myriad options for leaving the European Union as they sought to end an impasse following the overwhelming defeat of the deal negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May. The House of Commons has scheduled a five-hour debate on a ...

Schwebel’s to close Solon bakery

Youngstown-based Schwebel Baking Company will close its Solon bakery, causing 204 employees to lose their jobs. The company this week filed a mass layoff notice with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services that states the layoffs are expected to begin May 16. “We anticipate that ...