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Wed. 8:33 a.m.: Civil rights icon Lewis to lie in repose at Georgia Capitol

ATLANTA (AP) — John Lewis will lie in repose at the Georgia capitol in his hometown of Atlanta in one of the last memorial services for the late Democratic congressman before he is buried. Members of the public will be able to pay their respects to Lewis today at the state capitol rotunda ...

Fri. 9:50 a.m.: China-US relations may have reached turning point

BEIJING (AP) — Four decades after the U.S. established diplomatic ties with Communist China, the relationship between the two may have reached a turning point. Tensions have reached new heights on what has always been a rocky road, as the ambitions of a rising superpower increasingly clash ...

Hungry patrons head to fairgrounds

BAZETTA — There were no animals, no rides and no grandstand entertainment Friday at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds. There was food, though, and that was enough to bring out a steady flow of cars filled with people craving sausage sandwiches, gyros, funnel cakes, lemon shakes and other ...

Warren Schools’ tax territory grew by $7.5M

99 years ago in 1921: Warren Schools benefitted greatly by annexations to the city school district. Through an action by the boards of education of Warren City, Howland and Warren townships, additional territory was taken into the Warren City School District that was to add approximately $7.5 ...

Hubbard

WHAT: City council meeting Monday evening. PRESENT: William Williams Sr., Bonnie Viele, Robin V. Zambrini, Michael Mogg, Michael Toda, Jerome Crowe, Michael Kerr and Ryan Hallapy. Council: • Canceled the Memorial Day celebration for 2020. There will be a virtual celebration on the city ...

Why I’m voting for David DeChristofaro

DEAR EDITOR: I want to express my support for David DeChristofaro for Trumbull County engineer. As a 2006 YSU Civil Engineering graduate, I had the privilege of working with David as his personal surveying assistant in his private engineering and surveying business throughout my entire college ...

Roth – Snyder

Daniel and Tammy Roth of Fowler, along with David and Laura Snyder of Kinsman, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Emily Rose Roth and Sydney Tyler Snyder. Miss Roth graduated with a Bachelor of Science in exercise science from the University of Akron, and a ...

MVP sets auditions for online ‘King Lear’

YOUNGSTOWN — For the Mahoning Valley Players, the show must go on … line. The group, founded in 2011 to present free performances of William Shakespeare’s plays, is accepting online auditions through April 17 for its production of “King Lear.” The COVID-19 virus that is forcing ...

Federal prison has two positive coronavirus cases

LISBON — Two of those housed at the filled-to-capacity FCI Elkton federal prison facility have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the federal Bureau of Prisons. While Laura Fauss, public information officer for the Columbiana County Health Department, could not comment on any ...

Services

MARK C. DIXON JR., 26, Warren. SERVICES: noon Friday, Elim Christian Center, Warren. CALLING HOURS: 11 a.m. to noon Friday, church. Services pending LOUIS E. JEFFERSON, 90, of Vienna, died Wednesday at home. (Dillon & Santucci) KATHLENE MAY, 36, of Warren, died Tuesday at St. Joseph ...

Medical, Arconic workers self-quarantine after finding dead body

Five employees of Lane LifeTrans who responded to Arconic for a dead body and employees at the plant who found the man are under self-quarantine as a precaution after possible exposure to the coronavirus. Two of the five medical workers, Tom Lambert and Jeff Tucker, are chief and captain of ...

Virus toll in Ohio rises to 13; 159 tested

COLUMBUS — Cancellations and closings are sweeping across Ohio as coronavirus concerns grow. Health officials say 13 people in the state — eight men and five women including one man in Warren — have tested positive. Ohio is testing 159 people who have shown symptoms of respiratory ...

Sat. 8:30 a.m.: Proposal would end for-profit Ohio charter school management

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio would stop allowing for-profit operators to manage its public charter schools in 2023 under a new legislative proposal aimed at stronger accountability for that sector. The bill also would subject the operators to annual state audits and make public more of the ...

Patricia S. Schwellinger 1953-2020

HUBBARD — Patricia “Patti” Sue Schwellinger, 66, died Thursday, March 5, 2020, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. She was born June 6, 1953, in Youngstown, a daughter of William and Helen Butch Oakley. Patti worked at Patton’s Sparkle Market in Hubbard for over 20 years. ...

Warren man charged after fleeing police

Staff report WARREN — A Hall Street NW resident pleaded not guilty to charges of obstructing official business and criminal damaging after running from police just before 2 a.m. Wednesday, according to a police report. Roscoe Thomas Jr., 27, was assigned a $2,000 bond during his ...

Prep scoreboard

Girls basketball WEDNESDAY’S AREA SCORES ¯ Struthers 57, Fitch 47 ¯ Harding 61, Champion 37 ¯ Lordstown 33, Newbury 18 ¯ St. Thomas Aquinas 45, Windham 39 ¯ Brookfield 41, Heartland Christian 30 ¯ Mineral Ridge 57, Hubbard 39 ¯ Salem 43, Howland 31 ¯ Garfield 56, Crestwood ...

Donald E. Terbovich, 1948-2020

WARREN — Donald E. Terbovich, 71, passed away of cardiac arrest Thursday evening, Feb. 6, 2020, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital. Donald was born May 27, 1948, in Warren, the son of Michael and Agnes Metz Terbovich and was a lifelong area resident. Donald was a graduate of Warren G. Harding ...

Trial postponed in rape, kidnapping

WARREN — The kidnapping and rape trial of a Niles defendant, which was scheduled to begin Monday, was postponed until spring because a new piece of evidence has surfaced. Joshua Blake Vigorito, 32, 810 Ann Ave., faces first-degree felony charges of rape and kidnapping involving a ...

JFK’s Condoleon sets new standard

¯ KENNEDY 53, CHANEY 38: WARREN — Senior Caitlyn Condoleon became the all-time scoring leader at John F. Kennedy, for boys or girls, by scoring 21 points in a non-league home game against Chaney. Condoleon now has 1,674 career points. She surpassed the previous mark of 1,664 set by 2017 ...