Community News

Wolves Club honors students

HOWLAND — Twelve local high school students were recognized and presented $44,000 in scholarships from the Trumbull County Chapter of the American Association of Wolves who since 1984 have given $500,000 to help students further their educations. Some of the students were presented ...

Old-time event set for Champion

SKATING DANCE EVENT: The Focus Building in Warren will present Roll Bounce Old-School Skate and Dance Party 8 to 11 p.m. Sunday at the Champion Skate, 5040 Mahoning Ave. NW, for adults only. The event will feature top urban dance music from the 1960s to 1980s made popular in the Roll Bounce ...

Agenda

• NEWTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES have rescheduled their meeting to 6:30 p.m. today at the township hall. • LORDSTOWN BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the high school media center. • GIRARD BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting noon Thursday at the superintendent’s ...

Seeing Eye

STORYTIME ON PATIO: A Family Storytime on the Patio will be 6:30 p.m. today at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. The outdoor family storytime features stories, crafts and a spring garden-inspired snack. Meets rain or shine. For families with children ages 3 and up. ...

Event recalls those lost to ODs

YOUNGSTOWN — A display of more than 100 shoes with the names of those who passed away from drug overdoses was displayed this weekend outside of the Unitarian Universalist Church in Youngstown for the fourth annual Walk In My Shoes. Hope Lovrinoff-Moran, event coordinator and Ohio CAN ...

Agenda

• BAZETTA PARK BOARD will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • BRISTOL BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 5:30 p.m. today at the board offices on collective bargaining agreement and personnel matters. • WARREN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 10 a.m. today at township hall ...

Seeing Eye

TOUCH A TRUCK: The Niles Wellness Center third annual Touch a Truck is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the the center in Waddell Park. The event is free. MOSQUITO SPRAYING: Howland Township will hold the first mosquito spraying of the season from dusk to 5 a.m. today by Alexander Pest Control. ...

Agenda

• CORTLAND COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building. • CHAMPION BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 7 p.m. today at the PK-8 School. • MECCA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • HUBBARD COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building ...

TCTC student earns SkillsUSA honor

CHAMPION — A Lakeview High School senior and Trumbull Career and Technical Center AFJROTC student has earned a national award for completing more than 150 hours of community service as an individual for a one-year period. Brandon Shiflet has received the SkillsUSA Presidential Volunteer ...

Jewish federation to hold annual meeting

HATE CRIMES PROGRAM: The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation annual meeting will be 6 p.m. May 30 at the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown. The keynote speaker is Cynthia M. Deitle, who is the Matthew Shepard Foundation’s programs and operations director. She oversees their hate crimes ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES will meet 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Fairhaven School cafeteria in Niles. • KINSMAN ZONING BOARD will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at township hall. • TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH will meet 1 p.m. Wednesday at the health district, 176 ...

Christians, Jewish brethren fight anti-Semitism

BAZETTA — The important role of Christians to stand with their Jewish brethren against anti-Semitism was one message shared by Laurie Cardoza-Moore with Proclaiming Justice to the Nation. Cardoza-Moore spoke recently to more than 50 people gathered at the Jericho Center about her traveling ...

Youngstown Diocese celebrates women religious

GIRARD — The Diocese of Youngstown is nearing the end of its yearlong 75th anniversary celebration, which will conclude with a final Mass June 9 at St. Columba Cathedral. Various programs and speakers have been held through the Diocese to mark the milestone. Sister Regina Rogers, OSU, a ...

Religion events

PASTORAL CELEBRATION: Friendship Baptist Church, 1954 Brier St. SE, Warren, will hold the sixth pastoral anniversary worship celebration Sunday to honor the Rev. Avan Odom and Tracy Odom. Dr. Avan Odom became pastor of the church in March 2013. Guest speaker at 10:30 a.m. is the Rev. Raymond ...

Ridge woman gets teacher of year honor

NILES — Carol Kirsh of Mineral Ridge, an adaptive physical education teacher at Fairhaven School in Niles, has been presented the Franklin B. Walter Award as 2019 Teacher of the Year for the local region by the Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities. Kirsh said ...

Brookfield to honor deceased safety forces

LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL: The Brookfield Township firefighters, auxiliary and police will hold its annual memorial service honoring deceased members 7 p.m. Tuesday at the fire hall, state Route 7. Refreshments will follow the event. COFFEE CHAT: The Trumbull Branch of the National Association ...

The face of farming is changing

This has been another one of those years. Local farmers are frustrated and anxious because they have not been able to get their corn or soybeans planted. Just when fields begin to look like they may be getting dry, along comes another rainy period. So the tillage tools and planter have to ...

Check out Bigfoot at Warren library

SASQUATCH PROGRAM: An Investigating Bigfoot program will be 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. Amy Bue, a member of the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization, investigates Sasquatch sightings in Ohio. She will describe her own sighting as well as share the ...

Howland teams head to nationals

HOWLAND — Two Howland Local School District Destination Imagination teams will head to the global finals May 22 to 25 in Kansas City, Mo. after being successful at the regional and state levels of the competition. Amy Awaida, a parent and adviser to the two teams, said the teams each did ...

Employees invited to pedal to their jobs

BIKE TO WORK: The eighth annual Bike to Work event will be 6 to 9 a.m. Friday at the log cabin at Courthouse Square in Warren. Residents and employees of Trumbull County are invited to bike to work or elsewhere, stopping for a free breakfast at the cabin. Free T-shirts will be available to the ...