Community News

Rev. Holbrook marks 63 years in ministry

WARREN — In 1956, at the age of 22, the Rev. James Earl Holbrook knelt at an altar to pray what would be the most important prayer that would set the course for the next 63 years of his life. Members of the Warren Revival Center in Leavittsburg, community members and friends gathered for a ...

Religion events

DIVINE WORSHIP: Alpha and Omega Second Day Adventists in Warren will welcome Elder Michael Tate as the guest speaker 11 a.m. today at the Divine Worship service in a motivating “Spiritual Exposure of the Dragon’s Tail” as depicted in scripture and illustrated by Tate. Tate and his wife, ...

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TEETH, JAWS AND CLAWS: “The Carnivorous Dinosaurs and Why Birds are Dinosaurs” will be presented 6 p.m. Saturday at Fellows Riverside Gardens as part of the Mill Creek MetroParks naturalist series. Speaker is Dale Gnidovec of the OSU Orton Geological Museum. The program is free, but ...

Club honors 100 years

WEATHERSFIELD — “This is a great milestone for any club in this area to have,” said Greg Scholl, vice president of the the Western Reserve Fish and Game Association in Weathersfield, which is marking 100 years in the community. Scholl said the club is important to the area in the ...

Schools offering myriad of musicals

“BYE BYE BIRDIE”: The Howland High School Drama Club will perform “Bye Bye Birdie” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, at Howland Middle School. Admission is $10 per ticket wth multiple show tickets $15. For advance sale tickets, call the high school main ...

Spring cleaning season begins

With the beautiful weather on Sunday and not having a drop of Irish blood in my veins, I decided to spend the first nice (but chilly) day of spring outside. I even managed to finish all my grading and schoolwork during the two-hour early dismissal that marked the end of the third nine weeks ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL VETERANS SERVICES BOARD will meet 10 a.m. today at the Paul Heltzel Community Room. • TRUMBULL COUNTY TRANSIT BOARD will meet 4 p.m. today at the Trumbull County Educational Service Center in Niles. • TRUMBULL TRUSTEE ASSOCIATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the Liberty ...

Students learn healthy living

WARREN — Each week, fifth- to eighth-grade students at McGuffey PK-8 School spend time after school learning ways to stay healthy through fitness and food choice. McGuffey School guidance counselor Jill Redmond said the McGuffey fitness and wellness program is held for 14 sessions, once per ...

Dairy Queen to raise money for local hospital

CHILDREN’S MIRACLE NETWORK: Dairy Queen locations throughout the Mahoning Valley will offer guests a free small cone to celebrate the first day of spring today along with raising awareness and money for local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Proceeds will benefit Akron Children’s ...

Agenda

• JOSEPH BADGER LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the school complex auditorium. • GUSTAVUS TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet with other townships over EMS levies 6:30 p.m. today at the town hall. • HARTFORD PARK BOARD will meet 7:30 p.m. today at the ...

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HEALTH AND WELLNESS: The McKinley Memorial Library and Niles Park Department will hold a heath and wellness fair 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Niles Wellness Center at Waddell Park. The free event includes exercise classes, pickleball instruction, free health screenings, bounce house, exhibits and ...

Agenda

• NILES COUNCIL SAFETY COMMITTEE will meet 4 p.m. today in the conference room at the city building. • CHAMPION BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 7 p.m. today at the K-8 School cafetorium. • NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the municipal building. • HUBBARD CITY COUNCIL ...

Destination Imagination teams advance to state event

YOUNGSTOWN — After using creativity, talent and teamwork this weekend at the local regional competition, several area Destination Imagination teams will be competing later this month at the state competition. Bryon Mulligan, Destination Imagination regional director, said 22 teams competed ...

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OPEN HOUSE SET: Leavittsburg Heritage Museum, 4901 W. Market St., will hold an open house 2 to 4 p.m. today at the museum to showcase items of Leavittsburg and Warren Township. ACT OF COURAGE: Lake to River Chapter of the American Red Cross is seeking nominations for the 2019 Act of Courage ...

Agenda

• NILES BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT will meet 9 a.m. Tuesday at the city building conference room on a signage variance. • TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold a workshop 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and a regular meeting 10:30 a.m. Wednesday both at the commissioners’ hearing room. • YOUNGSTOWN ...

Warren’s ‘leading lady’ recognized

WARREN — Longtime community member Kay Fisher, who has been active with many organizations and groups in the city, was presented the Key to the City by Mayor Doug Franklin at a special gathering honoring Fisher at the Harriet Taylor Upton House. Fisher has moved to be with her daughter ...

This week in history

99 years ago in 1920: Local Boy Scouts turn out 210 strong 50 minutes after a call was issued in Warren. The efficiency of the local Boy Scout organization was demonstrated when in response to an emergency call sent out by Scout Leader D.M. Olds at 7:05 o’clock brought 215 boys and five ...

North-Mar kicks off men’s conference

WARREN — Focusing on being “heartset” in their lives and becoming important leaders for their families, workplace and community, several speakers addressed the importance of men helping one another to “Be the Man God Wants You To Be.” The message was shared during a six-hour ...

Religion events

LENTEN CRAFTS: Warren First United Methodist Church will hold Lenten family crafts and activities following 10 a.m. worship service on Sunday. WOMEN’S DAY: Grace AME Church, 1137 Main Ave. SW, Warren, will celebrate Women’s Day at the 10:45 a.m. Sunday worship service. Guest speaker is ...

We must repent to be saved

DEAR EDITOR: It is the season again for churches to show Jesus hanging on the cross and tell everyone they will have eternal life if they take membership and join a group to work for the church. I was told a woman cannot speak in church. Hate between church members stops sinners at the ...