Historical society program planned

SOCIETY PLANS SPRING EVENT: The Niles Historical Society will have their annual spring program April 23 at Ciminero’s Banquet Centre in Niles. Hugh Mullen will present Sgt. Smith Stiffel, security guard to President Abraham Lincoln. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling 330-652-8329 or 330-652 -5278.

SOCIETY TO DISCUSS HERBS: The Brookfield Township Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Briceland Funeral Home. Speaker is Nancy Kovak, president of the Trumbull County Herb Society, who will discuss herbs, their history and their uses just in time for spring planting.

CHURCH TO FEATURE CHOIR EVENT: Trinity Baptist Church, 235 Highland Ave. S.W., Warren, will hold a pre-Easter concert 5 p.m. Saturday. A guest soloist will be featured along with musicians from throughout the city. Host pastor is the Rev. Darryl Rodgers Sr.

LITERACY NIGHT AT SCHOOL: McDonald Roosevelt Elementary School will hold a Literacy Night 6 p.m. Wednesday for grades third to sixth.

CLOTHING AVAILABLE: St. William Parish Office, 5431 Mahoning Ave., Champion, will hold a free clothing giveaway from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Call Debi at 330-885-0885.

SPRING TEA AT HISTORIC HOME: Austintown Historical Society will hold their 25th spring tea at noon, 2 and 4 p.m. April 27 at the Strock Stone House, 7171 Mahoning Ave. Reservations are needed by calling 330-792-1129. There will be a basket raffle.

POLICE AWARENESS TRAINING: Applications are being accepted for the Warren Police Department’s Citizen’s Police Awareness Academy Training. The next class is scheduled to start Wednesday. Classes will will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. in the roll call room. Residents can get an application from at www.warren.org or at the Records Office inside the police department, 141 South St. S.E. This will be the last class before the summer break. During the seven -week course, residents are given an overview of police policies and procedures, tour of the county jail, police ride along, training on use of deadly force simulated scenario, remarks by the Warren’s administration and police chief, presentations by the city prosecutor’s office, drug task force and health department. For information call Sgt. Geoff Fusco at 330-841-2595 or email at gfusco@warren.org.


Nar-Anon, 12-step – 10:30 a.m., Paige and Byrnes Insurance, 425 Niles Cortland Road S.E., Warren. Call Bill at 330-856-3822.

Tuesday Morning Recovery – 10:30 a.m., Meridian Place, 1184 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown

Tuesday Night Surrender – 7:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall, 2555 Rush Blvd., Youngstown.

Smalltown Recovery Al-Anon Family Group – 6:30 to 8 p.m., Kinsman Presbyterian Church, 6383 Church St.

Kickin’ It In Kinsman, a Narcotics Anonymous meeting – 7 p.m., Kinsman Presbyterian Church, Church Street. Open discussion.

Parents of Murdered Children, Trumbull County Chapter – 6 p.m. at the American Red Cross Chapter House, 661 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren.

Al-Anon – 9:30 a.m. basement, First Presbyterian Church of Warren, 256 Mahoning Ave. N.W., 9 a.m. beginner’s meeting.

Minute by Minute group of Narcotics Anonymous – 7 p.m. closed discussion, First Presbyterian Church of Warren.