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THUNDER IN THE PARK: The annual Thunder in the Park hosted by the McDonald Fraternal Order of Police will be held 4 to 8 p.m. July 29 at Woodland Park in McDonald. The free car show includes plaques to the top 50 cars and awards in various categories. The event includes door prizes, a raffle ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES will meet 6 p.m. Monday at Fairhaven School in Niles. • CHAMPION ZONING APPEALS BOARD will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at township hall. • HOPE ACADEMY FOR AUTISM will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday at school, 1628 Niles Road SE, Warren. • NEWTON FALLS ...

4-H fashions showcased at event

BAZETTA — Girls showcased their sewing accomplishments at the 4-H Style Revue last week at the Trumbull County Fair. Samantha Hurst, an intern with The Ohio State University Extension in Cortland, said the show was held on the historical stage at the Trumbull County ...

This week in history

99 years ago in 1919: • In an attempt to break up the existing strike of Girard telephone operators, the Chesapeake and Ohio Telephone Company imported men to work at the switchboards, which were deserted the week previous by the female operators demanding recognition of their union and ...

Movement helps women’s shelter

WARREN — Volunteers with The Movement at the Dream Center in Warren helped transform and enhance God’s Refuge House with various improvements and additions. Pastor Nathan Pearson referred to the effort as “Hope for the Homeless.” Volunteers added a garden and seating area, built a ...

Religion events

FUN DAY: Mecca Community Church, 5920 Phillips Rice Road, will hold a family fun day today. MESSAGE IN SONG: McKinley Community Church, 1524 Elm Road NE, Warren, will host Eric John Hawout to present a message in song for the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday. Guest pastor is the Rev. David ...

Vacation Bible School

• First Baptist Church of Braceville, 1300 Cedar St. SW — 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday to Friday for ages 4 to adults. The theme is “Jesus the Kingdom Builder.” Call 330-872-3511 to register or to request transportation. • Orwell United Methodist Church, 80 Maple Ave. — 6 to ...

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CAR SHOW: The Tannertuff Car, Truck, Bike and Tractor Show will be held noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at old LaBrae High School, 4651 W. Market St., as a cancer benefit for Tanner Noble. Registration is 10:30 a.m. with a $10 entry fee. Admission is free. There will be door prizes, giveaways, an ...

Agenda

• LORDSTOWN BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 10 a.m. today at the high school on personnel. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a neighborhood meeting 10 a.m. Saturday at the northeast corner of the township green. The bi-monthly department head meeting will be 7:30 a.m. ...

Focusing on new schools

LORDSTOWN — Village children have been spending four weeks of their summer break from school learning new schools, including schools of fishing, archery, nature viewing and dancing. The recreational activities are part of the annual Jean Ann Smith Summer Fun Days, which are held annually at ...

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FUNDRAISER FOR VETS MEMORIAL: A farmers market will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Bristol Township center, state routes 45 and 87. There will be vendors, vintage tractor displays and food. All money collected will go to the veterans memorial in the local cemeteries. Vendors who want ...

Agenda

• LORDSTOWN BOARD OF EDUCATION has canceled its work session for today. • JACKSON-MILTON BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 7 p.m. today at the high school. • JOHNSTON ZONING COMMISSION will meet 6 p.m. today at the township hall. • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 9:30 a.m. today at ...

Antique show makes enjoyable day

It was a beautiful Friday morning for the opening of the 37th annual show of the Ashtabula County Antique Engine Club. It was a real pleasure when a good friend, Harry Sheldon from Austinburg, called and offered to pick me up and take me down to the show. Harry is an active restorer of antique ...

Organized crime to be meeting topic

AUTHOR DISCUSSES MAFIA: Organized crime author Allan R. May will discuss the Mahoning Valley Mafia 10 a.m. Saturday at Kravitz’s Deli Meeting Room, 3135 Belmont Ave., Liberty, as part of the William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society. Admission is $6 for nonmembers and $5 for members. ...

Agenda

• HARTFORD PARK BOARD will meet 7:30 p.m. today at township hall. • HOWLAND ZONING COMMISSION will meet 5 p.m. today at the township hall. • MAPLEWOOD BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 7 p.m. today at the high school to interview and select a new board member. • ...

Church festival starts Wednesday

MOUNT CARMEL FESTIVAL: The 85th annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Festival will be held Wednesday through Sunday on the church grounds, 381 Robbins Ave., Niles. The festival, which includes food, bingo, games, bocce, musical entertainment and amusement rides, is held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY CHILDREN SERVICES BOARD has canceled its meeting for today. • BAZETTA PARK BOARD will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • HARTFORD APPLE FESTIVAL COMMITTEE will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • NILES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 4 p.m. today ...

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WRITERS EVENT: The YWCA Mahoning Valley will host Lit Youngstown for a literary reading featuring local women writers 6 p.m. Wednesday. The reading will take place among the YWCA’s 36th annual Women Artists: A Celebration! art exhibit, which opened last month. The exhibit is located in the ...

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• HOWLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet noon today at the Administration Office. • WARREN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 12:15 p.m. today at the township hall on resource officer, demolitions and personnel. Trustees will meet 1 p.m. with the LaBrae Board of Education. • AUSTINTOWN BOARD ...

Graduates to attend ESPYS

WARREN — Two recent high school graduates will be attending the ESPYS this week in Los Angeles after receiving $1,000 scholarships from Game Changers. Gabby Hartzell, a Howland High School graduate who will attend Baldwin Wallace College for accounting and to play softball, and Greg Valent, ...