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Howland Farmers Market canceled


Howland Farmers Market at the Children’s Rehabilitation Center, 885 Howland-Wilson Road, has been canceled today because of cold weather.

Marshals arrest Austintown man


U.S. Marshals arrested a man Thursday who was wanted in a township business break-in, according to a police report.

Sean Conroy, 36, of Austintown was arrested in Niles on a warrant and was charged with breaking and entering.

The charge stems from a reported break-in at Pondscape on Market Street on Aug. 28, according to the report.

Police reported finding the front door shattered when they arrived about 1 a.m. after an alarm sounded.

The business owner reported a cash drawer and $140 was missing, according to the report.

Conroy posted bond Thursday and is scheduled to appear Tuesday in Mahoning County Area Court here, according to the report.

Woman suffers injuries in attack


A 25-year-old Trumbull County woman suffered a severe cut and other injuries to her face when she was attacked outside of the Big Apple supermarket on Youngstown Road at 2 a.m. Friday.

The woman said she was walking from the store to her car in front of the store when females came toward her from the side and punched her in the face.

She was knocked to the ground and repeatedly kicked and punched in the face, causing cuts above and below her right eye, forehead and above the bridge of her nose. Her right eye was swollen shut, there was trauma to her mouth and heavy swelling and bruising to her face and forehead.

A family member took her to Trumbull Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Police respond to brothers’ fight


Brothers age 32 and 34 were both listed in a police report as suspects and victims after a fight just after midnight Friday on Nevada Avenue Southwest in which one brother hit the other in the midsection with a baseball bat, puncturing and collapsing his lung. Neither man was charged.

When police arrived, they spoke with the older brother, of Parkman Road, who said he confronted his brother, of the Nevada address, over a missing battery charger in their mother’s garage.

During the fight, the older brother hit the younger brother with the bat, ending the fight.

When officers arrived, both brothers seemed to be OK, but the younger brother’s vital signs declined in the ambulance on the way to the hospital.

Police later learned that a broken rib punctured and collapsed his lung, but he was stabilized at St. Joseph Warren Hospital.

Residents asked to recycle trees


Republic Service is asking township residents to recycle their Christmas trees by taking them to Bob’s Tree Service, 1052 North River Road, Warren.

The tree must be 4 feet or less in length, or cut in half if longer.

For details, call 330-394-8516. Since the township began recycling in 2010, more than 13 million pounds of trash has been recycled, according to a representative from Republic Service.

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