Community News

14-year volunteer honored by Trumbull Family Fitness

WARREN — Pastor David Luther said he found it easy and rewarding to give 14 years to serve on the board of Trumbull Family Fitness, previously the YMCA of Trumbull County. TFF held its annual volunteer recognition at Enzo’s Restaurant to honor community members who contributed to the ...

All-day Gospel sing set for Jericho Center

CORTLAND — An all-afternoon Spring Fling Gospel Sing will be 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Jericho Center, 2878 Warren-Meadville Road and will feature several of the region’s premier southern gospel musicians and singers. The concert will have different groups or singers every 20 ...

YWCA looking for advocates

YWCA HOSTS ADVOCACY TRAINING: The YWCA Warren, 375 North Park Ave., will hold an advocacy training 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The training, led by YWCA Warren advocacy staff, provides an overview of how government works at both the federal and state levels, including a review of the three branches ...

Students compete in Science Day

YOUNGSTOWN — Whether showing what product cleans coins the best or explaining how mints have a cooling effect, area students in fifth to 12th grades displayed their science knowledge at the annual Lake to River Science Day at Youngstown State University. Dr. Stephen Rodabaugh, professor of ...

Polio, culture to be discussed

CURATOR TO DISCUSS POLIO: Cassie Nespor, curator of the Melnick Medical Museum at Youngstown State University, will speak on ‘‘Polio and American Culture’’ 7 p.m. today at the Vienna Township hall. The program is sponsored by the Vienna Historical Society. Those who want to become a ...

All-day gospel sing set at Jericho Center

CORTLAND — An all-afternoon Spring Fling Gospel Sing will be held Saturday at the Jericho Center, featuring several of the region’s premier southern gospel musicians and singers. The concert will be 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. with different groups or singers every 20 minutes. The afternoon will be ...

Chalker band to see Mickey

CHALKER HOLDS FUNDRAISER: The Southigton Chalker High School marching band will be playing at Walt Disney World next February. A fundraiser will be 7 p.m. Thursday at the high school and includes a Chinese auction and musical performances by bands and choirs of students in different grades. ...

Students say no to bullying

WARREN —Students at Jefferson PK-8 School each signed a piece of duct tape with their names on it to place on a large banner with the theme ‘‘Pledge to Stick Together Against Bullying’’ as part of a weekly program called Project Love. School guidance counselor Suzanne Goodyear ...

Preparing for YSU’s History Day

WINDHAM — Stephanie Parish said she remembers when she was a student at Niles McKinley High School, she competed in the Youngstown State University History Day event. Now as a social studies teacher at Windham Junior High School, she has her seventh- and eighth-grade students creating ...

Early settlers focus of talk

HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO HEAR FROM SPEAKER: The Hartford Historical Society is hosting a program on the ‘‘Early Settlers in Trumbull County’’ 7 p.m. Monday at the Hartford fire hall, state routes 7 and 305. The program is presented by Meghan Reed from the Trumbull County Historical ...

Agenda

• KINSMAN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. Monday at township hall. • LORDSTOWN FINANCE COMMITTEE will meet noon Monday at the village municipal building. • TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES will meet 6 p.m. Monday at Fairhaven School cafeteria in Niles. • ...

Clubs & Lodges

TOASTMASTERS TO MEET: The Warren Toastmasters Club will meet 9 to 11 a.m. today at Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren. For more information, contact Ken Shellito at 330-373-6113 or email Shellitoke@gmail.com. HUBBARD FRIENDS MEET: The Monday meeting of the Hubbard Friends of ...

School news

AIR PATROL MEETING: Civil Air Patrol Squadron 051 will be hosting an Information Night 7 to 9 p.m. April 10 at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station, 3976 King Graves Road, Vienna. There will be a presentation of the program, as well as hands-on demonstrations to introduce the community to this ...

Reunions

NILES 1960: The Niles McKinley High School Class of 1960 will meet for breakfast 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Scenna’s Restaurant. The classmates and spouses meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month. WGH 1949: Warren G. Harding High School January and June 1949 graduates and guests will meet for ...

Noteworthy

BROTHERTON TO SPEAK: Champion native Dawn Brotherton will speak about writing and publishing to students at Lakeview middle and high schools in Cortland April 6 and 7, followed by a book signing at the Champion Beach House, 4551 Mahoning Ave., Warren, 10 a.m. to noon April 8. The second ...

Rummage sale:

Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St., Warren, is holding a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (early birds 8 to 9 a.m.) April 7 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 8 ($2 bag, noon to 2 p.m.). Collectibles, electronics, clothing, household items, books, toys and tools.

Winter’s return gave farmers chills

Winter returned last week with a vengeance. We knew it could because it has done this in the past. Warm, pleasant February weather made us feel like spring was here and we hoped it was. But we knew that winter has a habit of coming back and dealing a low blow. Last week’s snowstorm caused ...

Girard salon sponsors event

MENTAL HEALTH / SUICIDE AWARENESS: TriChanges Salon, 10 S. State St., Girard, is celebrating its 25th anniversary by raising awareness for mental health and suicide issues, from 9 a.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday — one hour for each of the 25 years. A one-mile balloon walk and release will ...

Agenda

• MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold board meeting 10 a.m. today in commissioners’ hearing room at county courthouse and staff meeting 10:30 a.m. at the county administration building. • LORDSTOWN VILLAGE UTILITY COMMITTEE will meet 4 p.m. today at village municipal building. • ...

TNP will present a food program

TNP TO PRESENT PROGRAM: The Southeast Side Community Association will meet 6 p.m. Thursday at St. James White House, corner of Milton and Willard SE streets. Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership will present a food program to address the needs for produce and more nutritional foods in the area ...