Community News

Dance helps those battling serious illnesses

WARREN — What started 17 years ago as a dance program at Liberty High School to raise funds for firefighters in New York City following the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks has grown to a three-hour event featuring 14 area dance studios raising funds for seriously ill residents. The 17th ...

Sweet evening helps animals

EVENT TO HELP WELFARE LEAGUE: The sixth annual ‘‘Evening of Wine and Chocolate’’ to benefit the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County will be 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 26 at Leo’s Ristorante, 7042 E. Market St., Howland. The event will include chocolates, silent auction, 50-50 raffle and ...

Home produce cheaper than store’s

ON THE FARM Hello, Trumbull County. It’s time to start ordering seeds for this year’s vegetable or herb garden. If you are a regular gardener, you know the thrill of planting seeds, watching them grow and enjoying the harvest when you finally get to eat those garden-fresh vegetables. You ...

Pastor to give King keynote

SEEING EYE DIVERSITY BREAKFAST: The Rev. Todd A. Johnson, pastor of Second Baptist Church in Warren, will give the keynote address at the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Breakfast 8 a.m. today in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center at YSU. LEGO CLUB TO MEET: The Lego Club ...

Agenda

• AREA AGENCY ON AGING Board of Directors will meet 1 p.m. Friday at the offices in Niles. The advisory council will meet 1:30 p.m. today. • JACKSON-MILTON BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the high school. • MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold board meeting 10 a.m. ...

Salvation Army assists kids with after-school program

WARREN — Warren City Schools students are receiving extra help once a week at the Salvation Army’s after-school program. Maj. Dianna Morales, program coordinator, said each Wednesday, specified Warren children come to the center and receive help with homework. They also play games and ...

Polka Pals set Saturday reunion

SEEING EYE OPENING HISTORICAL SOCIETY SEASON: Kuzman’s Polka Pals Reunion will open the William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society 2018 program season 10 a.m. Saturday at Kravitz’s Deli Meeting Room, 3135 Belmont Ave., Liberty. There will be a polka party reunion, with music by the ...

Reading and art combo at Butler

READING AND ART TOGETHER: ‘‘Reading and Other Forms of Art’’ will meet 2 p.m. Saturday at the Butler Institute of American Art/Trumbull Branch, 9350 East Market Street, Howland. The program is a unique blend of art and books during the interactive family program. A children’s ...

Achievements recognized

LEAVITTSBURG — Saying she wanted to make sure the students of LaBrae schools today know the many accomplishments of past graduates, Wendy Popour announced the six newest members of the Alumni Hall of Fame for Leavittsburg, LaBrae and Braceville schools. ‘‘I want the youth to know the ...

New ramp is added at VFW Post 1090 site

WARREN — An anonymous donor has made it possible for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1090 on High Street to add a handicapped-acccesible ramp at the front entrance. Christina Wright, canteen manager at the post, said the former ramp was getting old, was worn down and needed to be ...

TCAP planning coat giveaway

SEEING EYE OPERATION WARM: Trumbull Community Action Program will hold a coat giveaway 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Warren West Community Center, 1230 Palmyra Road, Warren. The event, Operation Warm, has 300 coats of various sizes (4-18) to be given away on a first-come, ...

Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics

Tribune Chronicle BAZETTA — The 12th annual Mosquito Lake Polar Plunge is set for Jan. 20 and will benefit Special Olympics Ohio. The event encourages people to do some ‘‘Freezin’ for a Reason.’’ Participants will take a chilly dip in the reservoir to raise money for Special ...

Class will help sound-wary dogs

SEEING EYE DOG PARK EVENT: The Friends of the Mosquito Lake Dog Park will hold a dog sound sensitivity class 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Mosquito Lake State Park office, 1439 state Route 5, Bazetta. The seminar will be presented by Jenny Falvey from Dog Smartz Unleashed and will cover dogs who ...

Display helps remember departed

WARREN — A Howland resident who’s a member of Christ Episcopal Church created a memorial board display near the church’s columbarium. A columbarium is a place for the storage of urns. Kevin Knowlton of Howland said his parents, Don and Beth Knowlton, are in the church’s columbarium ...

‘Faith Bucket List’ suggested

WARREN — Having a “Faith Bucket List” in place helps a person reflect on his or her life, forgive oneself, harbor no life regrets and come to an understanding of acceptance while preparing for death. That was the message shared by Sister Kathleen McCarragher, director of religious ...

Religion events

MASSES FOR LIFE: Bishop George V. Murry will celebrate two diocesan Masses for Life — 11 a.m. today at St. Paul Parish, 241 S. Main St., North Canton, and 4 p.m. Jan. 21 at St. Columba Cathedral, 154 W. Wood St., Youngstown. At each Mass, expectant mothers, fathers and their families will ...

Project Green implemented

CORTLAND — A Lakeview High School sophomore was able to secure a $500 Disney Be Inspired: Summer of Service grant to start a new recycling program at the school. Douglas Gurdak, 16, said the grant allowed the school to start Project Green Lakeview, which included purchasing of a large ...

Project Green implemented at Lakeview

CORTLAND — A Lakeview High School sophomore was able to secure a $500 Disney Be Inspired: Summer of Service grant to start a new recycling program at the school. Douglas Gurdak, 16, said the grant allowed the school to start Project Green Lakeview, which included purchasing of a large ...

Snow’s still cold but the memories warm the heart

Words and stories normally pour forth from my imagination like water over Niagara Falls, however, this week has been a slough. It seems as the temperature has dropped, my words and stories have frozen like ice on the pond. At least until this very moment when thinking about the frigid ...

Snow’s still cold but the memories warm the heart

Words and stories normally pour forth from my imagination like water over Niagara Falls, however, this week has been a slough. It seems as the temperature has dropped, my words and stories have frozen like ice on the pond. At least until this very moment when thinking about the frigid ...