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Tribune Chronicle / Bob Coupland
Annabelle Campos, 7, of Warren, left, and Ariana Johns, 6, of Warren, look at dry ice in test tubes as they make ‘‘potions’’ at the Girl Scout camporee held at Camp Sugarbush in Vernon. The theme included activities relating to Harry Potter.

A Harry Potter camp weekend

VERNON — Owls, magic potions, witches’ broomsticks and wands highlighted a weekend of activities centered around Harry Potter stories during the annual Girl Scout camporee at Camp Sugarbush. With the theme, “The Wizardly World of Camp Sugarbush: Looking Back on Harry Potter,” more ...

Halloween Bash starts Friday, goes to Sunday

ANNUAL EVENT IN BAZETTA: Mosquito Lake State Park will hold its annual Halloween Bash Friday to Sunday at the park. The weekend will be filled with pumpkin carving, coloring contest, bingo, a scavenger hunt, games, costume parade and trick or treat with campers. The parade is for people and ...

Howland Rotary stuffs truck for service people

STUFF THE TRUCK: Howland Rotary Club will sponsor the ‘‘Stuff the Truck’’ drive 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Howland USO, 160 Clifton Drive NE, to collect non-perishable and needed care items for servicemen and women. HARTFORD GROUP TO MEET: Hartford Historical Society will hold an ...

‘Salute to Local History’ event showcases groups’ programs

YOUNGSTOWN — Local historical societies in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties showcased their programs and items during the ‘‘Salute to Local History’’ event at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center in Youngstown. Jessica Trickett, collections manager with the Mahoning ...

Medical history from Civil War will be topic

SEEING EYE VIENNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY: The Vienna Historical Society will host a program on Civil War medical advancements 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Vienna Township hall. Guest speaker is Cassie Nespor, Melnick Museum curator at Youngstown State University. SCRAP TIRE COLLECTION: Howland Township ...

Noteworthy

SQUARE DANCE: North Bloomfield Historical Society is hosting a square dance 7 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Town Hall, state Routes 45 and 87. Refreshments will be served. Admission is $5 per person. For more information, call 330-506-3370. TEAMS NEEDED FOR TOURNAMENT: Youth and adult ...

POWs, MIAs are honored at display in Niles park

NILES — Prisoners of war and military members still missing were remembered with an annual 24-hour display set up by local veterans at Circle Park in Niles. Bill Weiser of Negley, one of the event organizers, said the POW / MIA Recognition Day remembers those who never came home and those ...

Robotics event to include Second Harvest food drive

SEEING EYE SATURDAY AT HARDING HIGH SCHOOL: Warren G. Harding High School will host the fourth annual Mahoning Valley For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics Competition and charity food drive 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the school’s main gymnasium, 860 ...

Many recognized by bar association

NILES — The Trumbull County Bar Association recently recognized its members for their dedication and years of service to the community and the association. The awards / installation of officers dinner was held at Vernon’s Cafe. The President’s Award was given to Judge Terry ...

School collects holiday donations

MAPLEWOOD GAME COLLECTING ITEMS: Maplewood Schools will collect toy and wrapping paper donations as part of the Christmas charity volleyball match against Bristol Schools with junior varsity 5:30 p.m. and varsity at 7 p.m. today at the Maplewood High School gymnasium. There will also be a 50-50 ...

Lordstown squeezes in festival

LORDSTOWN — The 33rd annual Lordstown Apple Cider Festival will be Friday to Sunday at the school grounds off Salt Springs Road hosted by the Lordstown Lions Club. The festival, which will include apple cider making demonstrations, a parade, king and queen contest, 5K race and rides, will ...

A novel idea: Libraries meet

ASSOCIATION TO HOLD GATHERING: The Warren Library Association will hold its annual meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Thomas Room, second floor of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. The program will include local historian, John Caparanis on Sports Heroes of Trumbull ...

Find out how Hubbard tastes at annual event

SEEING EYE FOOD TENTS AND MORE: The 10th annual Taste of Hubbard will be noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 24 at Harding Park in Hubbard. More than 20 tents will be set up, with food provided by local establishments. There also will be a vintage car cruise, deejay, activities and vendors. Tickets are $20 ...

Neighborhood group seeks volunteers

ASSOCIATION PLANS BEAUTIFICATION EFFORTS: The Historic Perkins Homestead Neighborhood Association is seeking volunteers to help at two upcoming events. Tuesday, the group will meet 9:30 a.m. in the Perkins Park rose garden behind city hall to do fall mulching. On Oct. 7 at 9:30 a.m., the group ...

Agenda

KINSMAN ZONING BOARD will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at township hall. TRUMBULL COUNTY CHILDREN SERVICES BOARD will meet 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the board meeting room.

Weathersfield recognizes local residents’ service

WEATHERSFIELD — Township trustees recognized two community residents for their various service, volunteerism and dedication to the township. Trustees at their meeting Tuesday honored Marci Buchanan and William ‘‘Frank’’ Deweese for their commitment to enhancing the ...

Roses honor Vietnam vets

LAYING OF ROSES: The Laying of the Roses by the Vietnam Veterans Association will be noon Friday at the Veterans Memorial at Courthouse Square, Warren. There will be a short ceremony. RELAY FOR LIFE EVENT: Cars from ‘‘Ghostbusters’’ and ‘‘Back to the Future’’ will be among ...

STEM programs appear in schools

STEM programs are being integrated into kindergarten through 12th grade education all over the country. What is STEM? It is an acronym for science, technology, engineering and math, studied collectively. The U.S. Department of Education website promotes STEM and states, “In a world that’s ...

Jersey being retired for former Champion Little Flashes member

CHAMPION — For the first time in its history, the Champion Little Flashes football league retired a jersey. Jersey number 43, which was worn by Lance Cpl. Ryan Robert Smith, was officially retired during a ceremony at the team’s playing fields. Ryan, who was in the Marine Corps, died in ...

Hartford to hold 54th annual apple festival

HARTFORD — A parade, queen pageant, amusement rides, arm wrestling and lots of apples are in store for the 54th annual Hartford Apple Festival set for Friday to Sunday at the township center, state Routes 7 and 305. The free event will kick off 6 p.m. Friday with a Boy Scout Troop 90 ...