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4 hrs ago | Aurora Advocate

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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Related Topix: Akron, OH, Aurora, OH

13 hrs ago | Tribune-Chronicle

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.

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Related Topix: Trumbull County, OH, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Salem News

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.

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Related Topix: Columbiana County, OH, Boardman, OH, North Lima, OH, US National Parks, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washingtonville, OH

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Tribune-Chronicle

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.

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Related Topix: Canfield, OH, Austintown, OH, Struthers, OH

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Tribune-Chronicle

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.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Trumbull County, OH

Salem News

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.

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Related Topix: Washingtonville, OH

The Review

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.

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Related Topix: Austintown, OH, Motorcycles

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Aurora Advocate

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.

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Related Topix: Aurora, OH, Portage County, OH

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Aurora Advocate

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.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Cuyahoga County, OH

Morning Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Columbiana County, OH, Washingtonville, OH, Lisbon, OH, Youngstown, OH

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Salem News

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."

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Related Topix: Canfield, OH

The Review

Highway Patrol

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.

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Related Topix: Canton, OH, Salem, OH, Lisbon, OH, Sebring, OH

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Salem News

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.

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Related Topix: Canfield, OH

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Tribune-Chronicle

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.

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Related Topix: Youngstown, OH, Trumbull County, OH, Girard, OH

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Salem News

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.

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Related Topix: Sebring, OH, Youngstown, OH, Salem, OH, Lisbon, OH

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Thegatewaynews.com

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.

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Related Topix: Portage County, OH

Thegatewaynews.com

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.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Cuyahoga County, OH, Opinion

Aurora Advocate

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)

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Related Topix: Fairfield County, OH, Campbell, OH

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Norwalk Reflector

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.

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Related Topix: Huron County, OH, Portage County, OH, Norwalk, OH

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Ashland Times-Gazette

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)

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Related Topix: Ohio, Columbus, OH, Fairfield County, OH, Campbell, OH

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