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Aurora Police Reports
Trash dispute: Police were called to a dispute Sept. 4 between a Robinhood Drive resident and a trash collection crew after the resident claimed his can was tossed into the back of truck and the company would not give it back.
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Airport audit shows mostly good results
An annual state audit of records kept by the board that oversees operations at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport and some economic development in Trumbull and Mahoning counties turned up no problems with internal controls or instances of non-compliance. The audit, released Tuesday by Ohio Auditor Dave Yost's Office, reviewed calendar year 2012 at the Western Reserve Port Authority.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Wall moves many to pay respects
It may be a half-scale, but the impact the Moving Wall replica made when it was finally in place Friday was larger than life. Gathered around the 254-foot-wall bearing more than 58,000 names, friends and family members of those killed in action in Vietnam paid their respects.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Remembering, honoring 9/11
Thirteen years ago, Lisa Kleinhandler of Canfield was living in Long Beach, N.Y., and witnessed the ''horror and devastation'' of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Juror sent home
A young female juror was excused Tuesday afternoon and replaced with an alternate juror as authorities investigate potential jury tampering in the capital murder case of David Martin. Testimony continued after Trumbull County Common Pleas Judge Andrew Logan signed an order that was directed to officials at Mahoning County Jail where Martin, 29, remains housed during the trial and where investigators pored over Martin's recent jail telephone calls.
Battle for Green Twp. police work heats up
Both Goshen Township and the village of Washingtonville's bids to provide police coverage for Green Township were discussed during a 90-minute meeting before more than 60 guests on Tuesday. The result was both are now within what a 3.9-mill continuous police levy brings in, Fiscal Officer Randy Chismar said afterward.
Motorcycle group to meet Saturday in Austintown
The Mahoning Valley Retreads, a group of motorcyclists in Mahoning County, will meet Saturday at Denny's restaurant in Austintown.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Aurora to pay $10 more per ton for salt; others face much higher prices
Although many area communnities are seeing a dramatic rise in road salt prices for attacking snowfall this winter, Aurora is in pretty good shape, according to Service Director John Trew. Portage County Engineer Michael Marozzi said this year's bid from Morton Salt is $108 per ton, a 400 percent increase over last year's price.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Capital News: Dissension within the ranks on FitzGerald candidacy
The last thing Chris Redfern and the Ohio Democratic Party need is vocal, public dissension from within the ranks about their gubernatorial hopeful, Ed FitzGerald. Republicans already are providing ample criticism of the Cuyahoga County executive, with frequent reminders of the woman in the car and the years without a driver's license.
Greenway nearing the end of the trail
The Columbiana County Park District is close to realizing its long-term goal of reaching the Ohio River with the Little Beaver Creek Greenway Trail. Park Board Chairwoman Dottie Betz said they recently signed a 25-year lease with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources that grants them access to an abandoned railroad bed that runs through state forest land in St. Clair Township.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Fall lecture series begins Thursday
The Canfield Historical Society's Fall Lecture Series begins at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 when Gary Pilcher will present a lecture titled "Survey of Civil War Battlefields."
Salvador Scarpino, 80, Canton, was eastbound on state Route 172 in West Township at 11:50 a.m. Saturday and went left of center into a mailbox then spun counterclockwise across the centerline and slid off the north side of the road into a stop sign a pedestal and utility pole. Ellen M. McGhee, 51, Liberty Street, Salem, was northbound on state Route 45 in Center Township at 7:35 a.m. Thursday and struck Skylar N. Wiggers, 17, Miller Road, Lisbon, who was attempting to turn south from a private drive.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Stage Left Canfield dance ensemble featured in film
Stage Left Dance Academy of Canfield participated in a independent film shot in Mahoning County in August. The film's director and crew, from New York City, heard about Stage Left through a local relative and asked them to audition back in November of 2013.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Port board adds new member
The Western Reserve Port Authority on Thursday got another new board member; a new executive director is expected to be next. About 40 minutes after Mahoning County commissioners appointed David Mosure to fill the last vacant seat on the eight-person board, they were meeting behind closed doors with several members of the port authority board and a businessman who had been named previously as one of the primary candidates for the organization's executive director post.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Woman accused of threatening husband with knife in domestic
A woman accused of threatening her husband with a knife and punching him in the face will be arraigned for domestic violence Thursday in Mahoning County Court #3 in Sebring.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
State education department slams Portage education center
The state education department has accused the Portage County Educational Service Center of misleading parents, taxpayers and teachers by trying to open an unauthorized charter school in the Cincinnati area by using a defunct Youngstown-area school's state identification number to open a school more than 250 miles away in Hamilton County.
Capital News: Dissension within the ranks on FitzGerald candidacy
The last thing Chris Redfern and the Ohio Democratic Party need is vocal, public dissension from within the ranks about their gubernatorial hopeful, Ed FitzGerald.
Higher road salt prices may pinch some local budgets
Columbus - Higher salt prices are expected to pinch the budgets of some local governments in Ohio as they try to replenish salt supplies for the coming winter State officials say salt prices for the Ohio Department of Transportation's summer stock-up are nearly double what the state paid in some counties last year and are climbing higher for winter ... (more)
Mon Sep 01, 2014
County scrambling to find road salt
One might be surprised during these last days of August that road salt is on the minds of Huron County officials.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Higher salt prices pinch some Ohio local budgets
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Higher salt prices are expected to pinch the budgets of some local governments in Ohio as they try to replenish salt supplies for the coming winter State officials say salt prices for the Ohio Department of Transportation's summer stock-up are nearly double what the state paid in some counties last year and are climbing higher for ... (more)