Post celebrates Navy birthday

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AMERICAN LEGION: Newton Falls American Legion Post 236’s U.S. Navy veterans celebrated the Navy’s 242nd birthday at the post meeting Oct. 9.

MEMORIAL SWIM MEET: The 14th annual Kelly Jo Carlson Swim Meet for Special Olympic athletes will be noon Saturday at the Warren G. Harding Natatorium. The meet will feature approximately 150 swimmers from Trumbull, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage, Stark and Summit counties and will be hosted by the Fairhaven School of Trumbull County. Carlson was a competitive swimmer for Western Reserve High School and was a lifelong volunteer for various Special Olympic events on a local and state level. The meet is sponsored by Kelly’s parents, Lois and Paul Carlson, along with their family and volunteers, many of whom were teammates of Carlson in high school and friends from college. T-shirts will be available.

TRICK OR TREAT EVENT: The 19th annual Trick or Treat at Eastwood Field in Niles will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The event is for children ages 12 and younger. Tickets for the event are needed and available at the Eastwood Field office. Canned goods are being collected at the event for Project Feed Our Valley, which helps families in need.

DECORATIONS REMOVAL: The caretaker of St. Stephen Cemetery in Niles asks that all decorations be removed by Oct. 29 for fall cleanup. New fall decorations may be placed beginning Nov. 5.

CANDIDATES NIGHT: Weathersfield First Presbyterian Church, 3654 Main St., Mineral Ridge, will hold a candidates night 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Weathersfield school board and trustee candidates have been invited.

QUARTER AUCTION: St. Rose Parish will hold a quarter auction 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Rosetta Hall at the church in Girard. Tickets $5 in advance and available at the church office.

TREATS IN NILES: First Baptist Church of Niles, 26. E. Church St., will hold ”Treats on Church Street” 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31. There will be 40 stops for candy in church gymnasium, free doughnuts and cider.

COLLECTION SET: A household hazardous-waste collection will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Geauga-Trumbull Solid Waste District, 5138 Enterprise Blvd., Warren. The public can drop off items for the last collection of the season. Items accepted include electronics, hazardous waste and small appliances. Not being accepted are construction and demolition debris, bags of cement, furniture, paint cans, tires or explosives.

TODAY

• To reach the 24-hour information referral and crisis intervention service in Trumbull County, call Trumbull 211 at 330-393-1565 or 211. Call Trumbull 211 or Help Hotline at 330-747-2696 or 800-427-3606 for more information on service agencies and support groups.

• Someplace Safe Inc., domestic violence agency, offers support groups for women, children and individual support services. 330-393-3005.

• Sunday Night Our Gratitude Speaks Narcotics Anonymous — 7 p.m., Serenity Place, 29 E. Broad St., Newton Falls.

• Sunday breakfast — 8:30 to 9 a.m., Warren Family Mission, 155 Tod Ave. NW, Warren, served by Tod United Methodist Church. The mission serves meals daily at noon and 4 p.m.

• Write to Recover — 10 a.m., Meridian Place, 1184 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown.

• Master Discipleship Group — 6 p.m., Mahoning Valley Hope Center, Warren.

• Gamblers Anonymous 12-Step fellowship — 7:30 p.m., Christ Church Presbyterian Church, 3425 Hopkins Road, Cornersburg. 330-505-5060.

• The Butts Family Museum in Fowler is open 1 to 4 p.m. June through October. For information or tours, call 330-507-9078 or 330-360-7796.

• Sunday Solutions — 2 p.m., Sahara Club II, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.

• Keeping it Simple — 7 p.m., Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road, Warren.

• Regardless Of — 7 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic Ave., Warren.

• Nar-Anon — 7 p.m., Sahara Club, 2345 Youngstown Road SE, Warren. This is a 12-step program for relatives and friends who have been adversely affected by a loved one’s addiction to drugs. Call Bill at 330 856-3822.

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