Delinquent accounts

Delinquent accounts


City officials are cracking down on delinquent water accounts.

All accounts not paid in full by Aug. 25 will be disconnected. No further extensions will be granted. Water service will resume only after the bill is paid in full, along with the water-connection fee.

City residents can pay their water bills by mail to 351 Tenney Ave., Campbell, OH 44405, or at the finance department at city hall.

Exhibit at gallery


Trumbull Art Gallery is having its first exhibit in its new galleries from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturdayat 158-162 N. Park Ave. The exhibit will run through Aug. 8, and the gallery is open from noon to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.

The new South Gallery will feature art from the “Lucky Ten” series by Chris Ross. In the new North Gallery, there will be a tribute to Emil Perunko, a local artist and city schools educator who recently died. The exhibit will feature a variety of paintings from his long career.

Workshops for parents


The Autism Society of Mahoning Valley in collaboration with Aaris Therapy of Warren are announcing the launch of the “Parent Exchange Network-Trumbull County” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, at the offices of Aaris Therapy Group, 918 Youngstown-Warren Road.

The PEN workshops are to provide a supportive environment where parents can gather monthly with others who have children on the same spectrum in order to exchange ideas, offer friendship and learn from experts about important topics.

All the PEN workshops are free. To help make this a positive experience for all who attend, baby-sitting is provided upon request. RSVPs are strongly encouraged by calling 330-505-1606 or

Salem Band Boosters


The Salem Band Boosters will meet at 7 p.m. today in the high school band room, 1200 East 6th St. All parents and grandparents of students in fifth through 12th grades are invited to attend.

Street closings


St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church’s Greek Summerfest event will cause North Walnut between Rayen Avenue and Wood Street to be closed from noon Wednesday through 7 a.m. Monday.

Culvert repair


Work is set to begin Monday to repair an embankment failure and associated culvert damage along U.S. Route 30 west of Lisbon and about a half-mile east of state Route 172 in Columbiana County.

Two-way traffic will be maintained in one 12 foot lane with temporary traffic signals.

ODOT’s contractor for this $434,420 project is Shelly and Sands Inc. of Columbus, and the completion date is Oct. 30.

Meeting changed


The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees’ Collective Bargaining Subcommittee meeting scheduled for 3 p.m. today has been canceled and will be substituted with a meeting of the board’s executive committee at 3 p.m. today. The meeting will be in the board’s meeting room on the first floor of Tod Hall on the YSU campus.

Free shuttle service to Fireworks Festival


The New Castle Area Transit Authority is offering free shuffle bus service to the New Castle Fireworks Festival from 12:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday from two locations: Union Plaza at Exit 13 (State Street/Poland, Ohio) off Interstate 376 and Shenango Township, adjacent to Lawrence Village Plaza off state Route 65.

Buses will depart every hour from each location until 5 p.m., when they will change to pickups each half-hour. Buses will arrive at the transfer center in downtown New Castle; the downtown location also will serve as the departure site for returns.

The Union Plaza site is directly across from Walmart. Those using the service will depart from the entrance to the former Ames store.

Those using the service in Shenango Township will depart from the entrance to the former Trader Horn store. Watch for the directional signs to each location.

For information on shuttle-bus service, contact the Lawrence County Tourist Promotion Agency at 724-654-8408.

Trial scheduled


William Mahone didn’t have his pretrial hearing, but is now set for trial July 23.

In Mahoning County Area Court, half of the courtroom filled up with supporters of Mahone, of White Beech Lane in Youngstown, on Monday night.

A trial is now set for 11:30 a.m. July 23 in the township. Mahone pleaded not guilty to a charge of resisting arrest when he appeared for his arraignment June 16.

He had been arrested on charges of assault on a police officer, vandalism, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and intimidation. According to online court records, he now faces only resisting-arrest and intimidation charges.

Officers responded to the 4500 block of Rita Avenue late June 14 to find a reportedly irate Mahone. According to the report, he head butted an officer and continually made threats. His bond was set at $75,000, which he posted June 17.

Mahone plays wide receiver at the University of Notre Dame and played football and basketball at Fitch High School, from which he graduated in 2012.

Garage fire


A garage fire extended into the house at 8836 North Park Road in Greene Township, Trumbull County dispatch said.

The fire was called in at 5:55 p.m. Monday.

No one was injured, but the Red Cross was assisting the family. The dispatcher did not know the extent of the damage and said the cause is under investigation.

Driver charged


Two people were taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown after an accident at Tippecanoe and Shields roads Monday.

The accident happened at 12:40 p.m. when Morgan Birbeck, 33, of East Liverpool turned left across traffic from Shields onto Tippecanoe and struck a westbound vehicle.

Vindicator news partner 21 WFMJ-TV reported that Birbeck jumped out of the car and hid after the accident. Police found him in a nearby yard.

Birbeck and a passenger in the other car were taken to St. Elizabeth Health Care Center for minor injuries, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said.

The driver of the other car was treated at the scene.

Birbeck was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and failure to yield on a left turn, the patrol said.

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