Community News

Legion receives memorial plaque honoring fallen WWI soldier Hyde

WARREN  — SCOPE Senior Centers Director Ralph Smith recently presented a plaque to the Clarence Hyde Post 278 of the American Legion, Warren, in recognition of Hyde. Smith said the  plaque is a written memorial to Hyde’s life and sacrifice 98 years ago in the Great War: “When ...

Italian heritage of Valley to be noted

Seeing Eye TRUMBULL COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY SPEAKER SERIES: The Trumbull County Historical Society will hold an open house 2 p.m. Sunday at the John Stark Edwards House, 303 Monroe St., Warren. The program is ‘‘Italian-Americans of the Greater Mahoning Valley,’’ presented by and ...

YWCA produces centennial book

The YWCA of Warren marked its 100th anniversary this year with a celebration at Packard Music Hall. For the centennial celebration, a committee put together a commemorative book highlighting ‘‘100 Years of Empowering Women’’ and showcasing the history of the YWCA in ...

Church program teaches residents sign language

WARREN — A program underway at Blessed Sacrament Parish is helping local residents learn sign language. Nancy Higham, administrative assistant at Blessed Sacrament, said she was approached by people interested in having a sign language class. ‘‘We thought offering the class would be a ...

Speaker discusses programs, benefits

DIRECTOR TO SPEAK: Mandy Orahood, organization director for Ohio Farm Bureau, will talk about programs provided by the organization and benefits of belonging to Trumbull County Farm Bureau, 8 a.m. Friday, Gustavas Federated Church, corner of routes 193 and 87. The event is part of the Trumbull ...

Council to collect canned, box goods

COLLECTING ON HALLOWEEN: The Champion Pride Council will hold a trick or treat for canned food drive 6 to 7:30 p.m. today as members of the Champion High School Interact Club, the Champion Rotary Club Youth Service Organization, will be collecting canned and boxed goods to support the Pride ...

Agenda

• WARREN CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 8 a.m. Tuesday the municipal building. • NEWTON FALLS PLANNING / ZONING BOARD will meet 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at municipal building. • YANKEE LAKE COUNCIL will meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Yankee Lake Inn. • GUSTAVUS TOWNSHIP ...

New logo placed at city building

CORTLAND — A new logo has been placed above the entrance of city hall dedicated in memory of a local man who worked for the city and was a local artist. The family of Jarrett Hutton joined city officials, city workers and members of the Cortland Beautification Committee for a dedication of ...

Noteworthy

NEIGHBORHOOD SUCCESS: Neighborhood SUCCESS, a program of The Raymond John Wean Foundation, supports grassroots groups in the development of community projects that enhance the quality of life in Warren and Youngstown. Grants of $500 to $5,000 are awarded for resident-driven projects that align ...

Restaurant server a gem for finding lost heirloom

Good Neighbor DEAR EDITOR: Two weeks ago, while my mother and I were dining at Olive Garden in Niles, a family heirloom ring slipped off my finger and fell under the table, unbeknownst to me. I  discovered it was missing after I got home. Karen Verdream, a server at Olive Garden, ...

Clubs and lodges

QUILTING ANGELS: The Quilting Angels Quilt Guild will present its ninth annual tea and luncheon” 10 a.m. Nov. 8 at the Bistro at MCCTC, 7300 Palmyra Road, Canfield. The theme will be “Angels Cardinals.” Featured will be a quilt raffle, favors and table prizes, along with a basket auction ...

Bazaars

RUMMAGE SALE: Orwell United Methodist Church, 80 S. Maple St., Orwell, is holding a rummage and bake sale, along with a Chinese auction, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 5, which is $2 bag day. Proceeds will benefit youth going to Washington, D.C., for Dare ...

Libraries

KINSMAN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY • Donations for the Fall Book Sale are being accepted throughout today during regular library hours. Items should be in good, clean condition for children, teens and adults. Books, paperbacks, movies, music, graphic novels and comics will be accepted. The ...

Lordstown Neighborhood Crimewatch thanks police, firefighters

LORDSTOWN — Members of the Lordstown Neighborhood Crimewatch group recently thanked local police officers and firefighters for their service during a ‘‘thank-you’’ night. Sharon Marsh with the crimewatch group said safety forces received a plaque and a meal during the open ...

Vienna police set open house

Seeing Eye   SATURDAY EVENT: The Vienna Police Department will hold an open house 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday for the public to see the building and meet police officers. Township trustees also will have a mobile shredder at the open house, with residents being able to shred up to ...

Taste of Cortland held

The second annual Taste of Cortland was held recently at Country Porch Winery, with 17 restaurants showcasing their food. Proceeds will benefit Pearl Park.

Wet weather stopped harvest for some

On the Farm This is my favorite time of year with the cooler temperatures, changing of the leaves and harvest, but I can’t believe that October is almost over. This month we’ve had a mixed bag of weather from days over 80 degrees to our first frost, and let’s not forget about the ...

VFW sponsors essay programs

Seeing Eye WRITING: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1090 and the ladies auxiliary are presenting the Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen programs. For Voice of Democracy, students in grades nine to 12 in public, private or parochial school or home study may write, type and record a ...

City hall to get new logo sign

DEDICATION PLANNED IN CORTLAND: The Cortland Community Beautification Association and the Hutton family will present a gift to the city at 3 p.m. today at Cortland city hall. The donation is a city logo sign to be mounted outside city hall. A reception will follow the dedication. TRUNK OR ...