Library plans luau for children

LUAU IN THE WINTER: The Warren-Trumbull County Public Library will hold a luau for children in kindergarten to sixth grade at 1 p.m. Saturday in the main library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren. Registration is needed by calling 330-399-8807, Ext. 206.

VETERANS PROGRAM OFFERED: A lunch and learn Veterans Community Luncheon for Trumbull County veterans will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Wednesday at United Methodist Community Center, 309 N. Park Ave., Warren.

ASSOCIATION TO MEET: The Northwest Neighborhood Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Grace United Methodist Church, Drexel Avenue, Warren. Guest speakers are First Ward Councilman Larry Larson and Seventh-Ward Councilman Eddie Colbert.

LIBRARY OFFERS DVD OF PARADE: The United Veterans of America Post 7’s previously long-lost film of the late 1950s Niles JayCees Parade has been located and is now available in DVD format for viewing through the McKinley Memorial Library.

BACKPACK PROGRAM STARTS IN NILES: Second Harvest Food Bank has implemented a BackPack Program at Niles Intermediate School for 150 children in third to fifth grades. The BackPack Program is a national program of Feeding America and is designed to ensure that children have access to the food they need over the weekend and on holidays.

Funding for the BackPack Program came from a collaborative effort of the Fibus Family Foundation, Ruth H. Beecher Charitable Trust through the PNC charitable trust grant review committee, Thomases Family Foundation, The Walter E. and Caroline H. Watson Foundation, The Youngstown Foundation and individual donors.

FAIRHAVEN EARNS HONOR: The Trumbull County Board of Developmental Disabilities, also known as the Fairhaven Program, has been accredited for a period of three years for its Community Employment Services Employment Supports and Job Development, and Employment Planning Services programs. The latest accreditation is the fourth consecutive three-year accreditation that the international accrediting body.

The Trumbull County Board of Developmental Disabilities / Fairhaven Program is a local county governmental organization providing services throughout Trumbull County.

WINTER CRISIS ASSISTANCE: Trumbull Community Action Program, 1230 Palmyra Road S.W., Warren, is offering emergency utility bill assistance under the Winter Crisis Program through March 31. The program can help eligible households avoid utility disconnection; restore disconnected service; establish new service; and purchase fuel oil, propane, coal, and wood.

Appointments for weekday afternoons can be scheduled by calling 877-747-1041. Call TCAP at 330-393-2507, Ext. 225, for additional information and for assistance with special needs.

SUPPORT GROUP SETS MEETING: Gamblers Anonymous, a 12-Step fellowship of compulsive gamblers who want to recover from their gambling addictions, will meet in the Youngstown-Warren area. A GA meeting will be held Friday at Westminster Church, 119 Stadium Drive, Boardman, and another today at Christ Church Presbyterian, 3425 Hopkins Road, Youngstown (in Cornersburg). Both meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. and are closed meetings. Only those suffering from gambling addictions are allowed to attend. Call 330-505-5060.


GREENE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet a 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Greene VFW Hall.

YANKEE LAKE COUNCIL will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Yankee Lake Inn.

HUBBARD BOARD OF CONTROL will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the mayor’s conference room.

TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold a work session at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and a meeting at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the commissioners hearing room.

NEWTON FALLS PLANNING / ZONING BOARD will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the municipal building.

TRUMBULL BOARD OF ELECTIONS will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the board offices, 2947 Youngstown Road S.E., Warren.

Items for the agenda need to be submitted at least two days prior to the meeting date.