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YMCA offers career learning

WARREN — Two camps offered this summer for children and teens at the YWCA of Warren have taken local youth to colleges and other locations — allowing them to see different career opportunities. Camp Discover is held for 10 weeks in the summer to Aug. 11 for children in kindergarten to ...

McDonald to hold youth Spartan Challenge

PHYSICAL FITNESS: The Spartan Challenge is at 11 a.m. Aug. 10 at Woodland Park in McDonald. The event for local children ages 14 and under testing their running, agility, strength and throwing ability. Various skilled activities are planned at the park. Check-in for participants is 10:30 a.m. ...

Agenda

• STEAM ACADEMY OF WARREN Board of Directors meets at 3 p.m. today at the school, 261 Elm Road, NE, Warren. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES meet at 8 a.m. Wednesday at township hall in executive session followed by a special meeting regarding personnel. • HOWLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES meet ...

Warren Family Mission offers Rides 4 Recovery program

WARREN — The Warren Family Mission is offering a Rides 4 Recovery program to get people free rides to detoxification treatments, assist with treatment costs, and transportation to and from various recovery programs in and out of state. Dominic Mararri, director of public relations for the ...

Historical society picnic scheduled

WEDNESDAY EVENT: Champion Historical Society annual picnic and special gathering will be 6 p.m. Wednesday at One Room School House by the township cemetery. Those attending should bring a side dish and a chair. After the picnic, interested parties may help in an ongoing society project — ...

Local Scouts attend national event

Fourteen Scouts, four of whom are youth leaders, and three adult leaders from Trumbull and Mahoning counties are among those attending the National Boy Scout Jamboree this week. Mike Kupec, public relations chairman with Whispering Pines District Great Trail Council Boy Scouts of America, ...

Photo contest shows off parks

TAKE SOME SNAPS: The summer 2017 photo contest, sponsored by Trumbull MetroParks, Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District and Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership, will be for the best picture at Trumbull County MetroParks Park or property. The summer season photo deadline is 2 p.m. Aug. 31. ...

Niles center hosts movie showing

MOVIE AT CENTER: Autumn Hills Care Center, 2565 Niles Vienna Road, Niles, is hosting Fun Flicks today with the movie ‘‘Trolls’’ projected at dusk onto a 25-foot inflatable movie screen. Popcorn, candy and a beverage will be provided by the center. For information, call ...

Camps offered for kids at JCC

YOUNGSTOWN — Whether swimming, learning magic, building with Legos or taking part in a circus, the Jewish Community Center is offering a variety of camps for children this summer. Emily Blau, camp director, said the weekly camps will be held through Aug. 11. She said based on popularity ...

Swimathon benefits city program

WARREN — Jesse Wonders said he always enjoys seeing the older swim team members working with the younger swimmers as they advance in competitions held at the Warren Olympic Club. More than 55 participants from age 4 to adult took part this past weekend at the second annual swimathon, with a ...

Hollywood doesn’t know how to raise cows, but farmers do

ON THE FARM The second week of July is past and so is the Trumbull County Fair. After 14 years of participation in one of the dairy 4-H clubs at the fair, this family is taking their level of involvement down a notch or two, or three. Our youngest daughter has graduated from high school and ...

Italian fest seeks pageant entries

SEEING EYE TINY KING AND QUEEN: The Warren Italian American Festival is seeking entrants for the Tiny King and Queen pageant for ages 4 to 7. Entrance forms are available at www.warrenitalianfestival.com and must be postmarked by Tuesday. For more information, call Karen at ...

Agenda

• MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold a board meeting 10 a.m. today at the commissioners’ hearing room at the county courthouse. The staff meeting is 10:30 a.m. at the county administration building. • COUNTY COMMISSIONERS have rescheduled their meeting to 1 p.m. today in the ...

Learn to preserve garden goodies

HOME-PRESERVING: Ohio State University Extension will hold a “Freezing and Canning Workshop” at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Agriculture and Family Education Center, 520 W. Main St, Cortland. Ohio Gardeners and other lovers of fresh produce can learn about home-preserving fruits and vegetables. ...

Admission free to Greek festival

GREEK FEST: The St. Demetrios Orthodox Church will hold the 50th annual Grecian Festival at the center, 3223 Atlantic St. NE, Warren, 4 to 10 p.m. today and Thursday, 4 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 to 10 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. CEMETERY TOURS: The second cemetery tour will be ...

Fire district gets new ladder truck

NEWTON FALLS — Needing to be able to reach upper levels of apartment buildings and businesses, the Newton Falls Joint Fire District has acquired a new fire truck to replace a 37-year old vehicle. Fire Chief Doug Theobald said the new vehicle is a 1987 Pierce with a 105-foot ladder, ...

Ag center hosts garden event

FAMILY GARDEN FAIR: A Family Garden Fair and strawberry social will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Trumbull County Agriculture and Family Education Center, 520 West Main St., Cortland. The free event will include STEM activities in the Sunplace Special Children’s Garden, Cortland Community Band ...

Ag center hosts garden event

FAMILY GARDEN FAIR: A Family Garden Fair and strawberry social will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Trumbull County Agriculture and Family Education Center, 520 West Main St., Cortland. The free event will include STEM activities in the Sunplace Special Children’s Garden, Cortland Community Band ...

Fire district gets new ladder truck

NEWTON FALLS — Needing to be able to reach upper levels of apartment buildings and businesses, the Newton Falls Joint Fire District has acquired a new fire truck to replace a 37-year old vehicle. Fire Chief Doug Theobald said the new vehicle is a 1987 Pierce with a 105-foot ladder, ...

Agenda

• CHAMPION BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 5 p.m. today in board community room. • LAKEVIEW BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 5 p.m. today at high school media center. • LIBERTY BOARD OF EDUCATION has changed their meeting to 5:30 p.m. today in the high school community room. • NEWTON ...