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Hartford, Lordstown hold apple festivals

It’s apple festival time as two Trumbull County communities are holding apple-themed events and activities running today through Sunday. Hartford Township is celebrating its 55th annual apple festival at the intersection of state Routes 7 and 305, while Lordstown Village is marking the ...

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• VIENNA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. today at the township hall to discuss a contract with Mathews schools for a school resource officer. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 7:30 a.m. Monday at township hall to discuss police and fire ...

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ANNUAL EVENT: The 11th annual Buddy Walk of the Valley will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Eastwood Field in Niles. Gates open at 11 a.m. Individuals with Down syndrome who register for the walk will receive a 2018 Buddy Walk Medal and bag. ALZHEIMER WORKSHOPS: The Alzheimer Network will present three ...

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• TRUMBULL VETERANS SERVICES COMMISSION will meet 10 a.m. today at the Paul Heltzel Memorial Room in Warren. • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a work session 3:15 p.m. today at township hall on township business. No formal action is expected. • GIRARD CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION ...

Flooded fields harm farmers

For some reason, probably my odd fascination with weather, I have been glued to the news about Hurricane Florence. I examined the radar prior to the storm making landfall and followed it as it hit land and slowly worked its way up to Ohio. I think that part of my fixation on this storm was ...

On the record – Newton Township

WHAT: Trustee special meeting Saturday PRESENT: John Nemet and Doreen Lutz ABSENT: Pete Augusta Trustees: • Approved purchase of a $37,958 truck from Donnell Ford in Youngstown with a trade-in vehicle of $12,500, bringing township’s cost to $25,458; • Approved purchase of a ...

On the record – Champion

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Monday PRESENT: Jim Scher, Patricia Fisher, David Mahan, Kelly Boyle and John Pitts The board: • Reported 21 district students in grades third to seventh received perfect scores on the state AIR testing for 2017-18 school year; • Approved Katie ...

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GROUP MEETING: The Roosevelt Area Neighborhood Watch group will meet 6 p.m. Thursday at Deliverance Temple Church, 1849 West Ave., Warren. The guest speaker will be a representative from the Trumbull County Historical Society’s Voices Oral History Project. The purpose of the project is so ...

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• HOWLAND ZONING COMMISSION will meet 5 p.m. today at the township hall. • TRUMBULL COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY will meet 4 p.m. today at 640 N. River Road NW. • NEWTON FALLS LIBRARY BOARD will meet 6 p.m. today at the library meeting room. • YOUNGSTOWN COUNCIL will meet ...

POW / MIA vigil to be held in Niles

RECOGNITION DAY: Loyal to the Cause 10th annual POW / MIA Recognition Day will be held Friday for a 24-hour vigil at Circle Memorial Park off Vienna Avenue, Niles. The event will include a re-dedication of the memorial park to all those who have served at 1:50 p.m. SCRAP TIRE COLLECTION: ...

USO collects items for soldiers

HOWLAND — Volunteers at the United Service Organizations of Northern Ohio Distribution Center are already getting items ready to send to military service personnel overseas for the holidays. Members of the local sewing guild from Howland donated large holiday stockings that will be filled ...

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• FARMINGTON TOWNSHIP Road Levy Committee will meet 6:30 p.m. today at the fire station. • LORDSTOWN BOARD OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS will meet 4 p.m. today at the village municipal building. • NILES PARK BOARD will meet 4 p.m. today at the city building. • TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ...

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LIBRARY BOOKMOBILE CELEBRATES ANNIVERSARY: The Warren-Trumbull County Public Library is celebrating 80 years of Bookmobile library service on Saturday with special events for the community. The library first instituted bookmobile service in 1938 to provide books to residents in communities ...

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• HOWLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 3 p.m. today at the administration office for work session on district strategic plan. • HUBBARD BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 7 p.m. today at the board room with work session 5:30 p.m. • MECCA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. ...

Children grow library garden

NEWTON FALLS — Throughout the summer, local children were able to successfully grow a variety of vegetables at the Newton Falls Library garden, which were made into snacks shared for the Seed to Table program. Chrissy Braun, youth services librarian, said Newton Falls elementary students ...

Sept. 22 event to celebrate youth

YOUNGSTOWN — Inspiring Minds will hold a fundraiser Sept. 22 to celebrate the accomplishments of local youth. The fundraising event, presented this year by Surace-Smith, will be held at Stambaugh Auditorium and bring together students, families, businesses, supporters and the community ...

Stambaugh Auditorium to host fundraiser Sept. 21

PEACE CHAIR PROJECT: In 2016, COMPASS Family and Community Services brought illustrator and author Wendy Anderson Halperin to the Sojourner House in Youngstown, to lead painting of peace chairs to raise awareness of acts of violence. Last year, more than 50 artists painted chairs in the theme ...

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• KINSMAN ZONING BOARD will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at township hall. • HUBBARD BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 7 p.m. Monday the board room, 108 Orchard Ave. A work session will begin at 5:30 p.m. • TRUMBULL COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY BOARD will meet 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the ...

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VICTORIAN COLLECTION: The Victorian Collections and Coffee will hold a fall lecture 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Thomas Meeting Room, second floor of the Warren-Trumbull County Library. Mark Holbrook, executive director of the Marion Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, will discuss the history of ...

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• NEWTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 9 a.m. Saturday at the township hall on purchase of a truck, comprehensive plan survey, natural gas provider and truck storage proposal for the fire district.