Brothers Dhru and Kinjan Patel take over Mr. D’s Delicious Fresh Foods from brothers Larry and Ed D’onofrio, who opened the Brookfield grocery store in 1983.

Brookfield High School basketball players Donovan Pawlowski and Isaiah Jones each eclipse 1,000 points for their careers, joining classmate Sophia Hook, who had reached the milestone 11 months earlier.

Justin P. Mosora, 24, of Brookfield, was killed in a car crash Jan. 7 in Vernon Township.

Ferguson LLC, an England-based distributor of parts and appliances to the heating, ventilation and air conditioning, fire, fabrication and other industries, buys Pipelines Inc., which has a Masury location.

Chantel M. Georgalas is sentenced to 2 to 5 years in prison followed by 5 years’ probation in Mercer County for causing the traffic death of Kevin C. Sevacko, 40, of Masury, on Nov. 9, 2021.


Tyler R. Estep, 28, of Masury, is killed as he poured fuel into his disabled car on Interstate 80 in Hubbard Township. Estep was hit by a tractor-trailer driven by Christopher A. Beeghley, 37, of North Collins, N.Y. Beeghley is sentenced June 7 to 5 years’ probation, $600 in fines and an 18-month driver’s license suspension.


Storms on March 25 and April 1 knock down trees and wires, cut power and damage roofs all over Brookfield and Masury.

Brookfield Board of Education agrees to settle a suit filed against the architect and a consultant involved in the construction of the school building, which opened in 2011. The Ohio Facilities Construction Commission, Brookfield’s partner in building the school, signs off on April 20.

Karen Saker of Masury testifies before the Ohio Governor’s Nursing Home Quality and Accountability Task Force at Youngstown State University.

Works began at the end of March to build a restricted crossing U-turn at Route 62 and Bedford Road, and cut off crossover traffic at Route 62 and Broadway Avenue.

Police from several departments fire shots at Fred H. Wild III, 50, of Girard, along Route 7 in Brookfield. He is pronounced dead at the scene. Wild was wanted on warrants from two jurisdictions, and police said he drove a stolen pickup at them.


Old Brew 82 opens in the Belly Buster Sub Shop building.

The Kerola family, owners of PI&I Motor Freight in Masury, closes on the purchase of United Steel Services of Brookfield.

Lee’s Excavating of Brookfield is damaged in a fire.

Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague visits Brookfield schools to promote National Financial Literacy Month.


Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted visits Brookfield schools to promote In Demand Jobs Week.

Brookfield High School Drone Racing Team participates in the Drones in Schools National Race in Denver.

Tracey Obermiyer, 52, of Sharon, formerly of Brookfield, is sentenced to 180 days in jail, 5 years’ probation and to pay more than $215,000 restitution for embezzling money from Village Green Veterinary Service, Brookfield.

Brookfield High School graduates 75 students at commencement at Packard Music Hall in Warren.

Brookfield Branch Library of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library reopens after renovations brought on by water damages suffered over Christmas week 2022.

The Warren Sharon Road bridge east of Yankee Run Golf Course is dedicated as Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to honor three Vietnam service members with Brookfield-Masury ties who were killed in action: Army SSgt. Martin Walker Jr., Marine Lance Cpl. McArthur Coleman and Army Pfc. Paul E. Good.

Brookfield Supply, a landscape supply and home and garden store, opens.

Work begins to correct heaving floors and cracking walls in Brookfield Middle School. The work is completed in time for school to resume in September.

Brookfield students load a school bus and a pickup with water bottles for donation to East Palestine, the site of a train derailment and subsequent release of hazardous chemicals.



Brookfield Board of Education hires Stephanie Oyster as assistant principal at Brookfield Middle School and Nicholas Wagner as assistant principal of Brookfield High School.

Brandon Sabo, 39, of Masury dies in the Shenango River in Sharpsville, trying to save his struggling dog, who survived.

Eric J. Gill, 36, of Hubbard, a Brookfield High School graduate, dies in a motorcycle-SUV crash in Masury.


Brookfield United Methodist Church Pastor Dick Smith is reassigned to a church in Girard and a new administrative structure takes over leadership of the Brookfield church, headed by the Rev. Matt Darrin, pastor of Howland UMC.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signs a state budget that awards Brookfield schools an extra $1 million in funding for 2023-24 and $580,000 for 2024-25.

Thomas B. Hutchinson Jr., 26, of Masury, and the Rev. Rajshun D. Mayberry, 29, of Masury, die when their vehicles hit head on in Masury.

Brookfield Board of Education approves a three-year contract with the Brookfield Federation of Teachers.


Irene Delung announces that she has sold Papa Louie’s Italian Kitchen in Brookfield to Dustin Ghizzoni, who renames the establishment Jimmy Neno’s Pizzeria and Taproom.


An anonymous donor gives away household items, over-the-counter medicine and other items for free to more than 400 people in Masury.

Brookfield Board of Education approves a three-year contract with the Brookfield Association of School Employees, the non-teaching union.

Brookfield Middle School student Jenna Omar uses the Heimlich maneuver to save her friend, Luciana Kolat, who was choking during lunch.

Brookfield Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame inducts Dr. Deborah Vasbinder Dillon and her sister Dr. Darlene Vasbinder-Calhoun; Dr. Victoria Husted Medvec; brothers Col. Donald and Lt. Col. Emmett Shaffer; and Clyde Ledbetter, a posthumous inductee.


Big Sal’s Feeder Farm and Reptile Supply opens in Brookfield, moving from Vienna.

A Trumbull County Jury decides Larry and Ed D’onofrio did not breach a contract to sell their grocery store, Mr. D’s Delicious Fresh Foods, to Anthony and Teresa Modarelli, owners of Brookfield Sparkle Market.

Trumbull County commissioners approve a project to extend sanitary sewer service to most of Yankee Lake and residents of Yankee Run Road in Masury between Custer Orangeville Road and Lincoln Street.

Brookfield Elementary School readers and their sponsors raise more than $21,000 to create an outdoor classroom.

Gary H. Wagner, 91, of Brookfield, is killed when he drives the wrong way on Interstate 80 in Hubbard Township and crashes into a tractor-trailer.

Brookfield Warrior Hall of Fame inducts Wally Carpenter, John Litman, Richard Pavone, the 2000 girls volleyball team and Julie Bray, a posthumous choice.

Trumbull County Engineer’s Office replaces the Brockway Sharon Road/Orangeville Road bridge in Masury.

Roseann Sereday opens La Bella Boutique, which sells home décor items, clothes and specialty gifts, in Brookfield.

Shannon Devitz is elected to a four-year term as Brookfield Township trustee, defeating Tim Gladis. A proposed permanent improvement levy for Brookfield Local School District is voted down.

SCOPE, Trumbull County’s senior services organization, takes over management of the Hubbard senior center.

Brookfield Board of Education hires Sabbrina Landers as school community liaison.

Brookfield trustees announce they have been awarded nearly $2 million in grant and loan funds to pave 30 township roads.

Brookfield trustees sign a new electric aggregation contract with AEP Energy to lock in electric rates for 15 months for residents and businesses that want to be part of the program.

Brookfield Trustees Mark Ferrara and Shannon Devitz extend Police Chief Dan Faustino’s for six months. Trustee Dan Suttles voted against the extension.