Community News

Just their imaginations

By BOB COUPLANDTribune ChronicleYOUNGSTOWN - Using their creativity and imaginations, teams of students showcased their talents Saturday at the regional Destination Imagination competition at Youngstown State University.The teams prepared for months on their challenges, creating costumes and ...

Learn to shop more healthy

HEALTHY SHOPPING: The Howland Health and Wellness Committee will host a free seminar on healthy grocery shopping 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Shepherd of the Valley, 4100 N. River Road, Howland.Kara Sabatino with Fitness Together will help navigate nutritional labels and offer suggestions on how to ...

Students learn firefighting

By BOB COUPLANDTribune ChronicleSOUTHINGTON - Local teens and young adults are seeing firsthand what is involved in being a firefighter and paramedic with the Southington Explorers program.Steve Jobes, post adviser for the program and a firefighter / engineer, said the Southington Explorers ...

School news

SCHOOL TO SHOW HOLOCAUST VIDEO: Newton Falls Middle School is welcoming all to view a Stephen Spielberg film about Youngstown resident William Vegh, a Holocaust survivor who had been a prisoner in Auschwitz. The display and video are set up for viewing through Friday in the Middle School ...

Clubs and lodges

COLLEGE CLUB: The College Club of Sharon (Pa.) will meet 10 a.m. today in the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall for hospitality, followed by a meeting and program at 10:30. Barbara Clawson, president, will recognize its new 50-year members, Joan Feeney, Thalia Heiges and Sarah ...

Armed services

AIRMAN OHLIN GRADUATES: Airman John E. Ohlin, son of Jim and Linda Ohlin of Warren, graduated from JBSA, Lackland Air Force Base, Jan. 15, 2016. A 2015 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School, Airman Ohlin is attending Cyber Transport Systems technical training at Kessler AFB, Biloxi, ...

On campus

LOCAL HELPS UA GET STATE TITLE: Natalie Orr, a Warren native and University of Akron student, helped UA's Speech and Debate Team bring home the university's first state title in the Ohio Forensic Association's annual State Championship Tournament in Columbus this past weekend.Orr, a sophomore ...

REUNIONS

MURESAN FAMILY REUNION: The 60th John and Maria Muresan Family Reunion was held Aug. 23, 2015 at the Wildare Family Life Center in Champion. The 2015 event was hosted by the Virginia Whitacre family. Of the 250 family members, 85 were in attendance.GOLDEN BEARS REUNION: The Class of 1966 East ...

Libraries

Warren-Trumbull County Public Library March 2016 events. All library events are free and open to the public. No reservations are required unless noted. Main branch, Mahoning Avenue NW in Warren.For children:Movie Mania, 1:30 p.m. March 19 - For kids in kindergarten to grade 6. Registration is ...

Pets

Athena is a 4-year-old Shepherd/Terrier mix. She was found as a stray by the Trumbull County Dog Pound. Athena was at the pound when she was selected for the Dogs in Prison program, where she is spending nine weeks learning basic obedience and will graduate April 19. She is available for ...

Society hosts Idora Park talk

SPEAKER TO DISCUSS PARK: Idora Park history will be the program for the Kinsman Historical Society meeting 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Kinsman Presbyterian Church on Church Street in Kinsman. The program is free to the public. The presentation will be by Jim Amey of the Idora Park Experience ...

Having fun with Literacy Day

WARREN - It was a day ''Under the Sea'' as children and adults explored reading and literacy while taking part in various water-related activities and crafts at Valley Christian School Trumbull Campus, 2640 Parkman Road NW.Principal Erin Brown said the day was dedicated to literacy for children ...

Jungle Terry set for Kids Fest

KIDS FEST: The seventh annual Kids Fest will be 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the LaBrae High School cafeteria, 1001 N. Leavitt Road, Leavittsburg. Activities include games, a bounce house, food, candy, face painting and a basket raffle. Jungle Terry will present a live animal show at 11 ...

Agenda

MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will meet 10 a.m. today at the commissioners' hearing room. WARREN-TRUMBULL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD will meet 4:30 p.m. today at the main library in Warren. HUBBARD PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building. WEATHERSFIELD ...

Women farming in growing numbers

In honor of International Women's Day, which was Tuesday, this article is going to highlight some pretty awesome facts about women and farming in the U.S. and abroad.Let me start with some facts about women farmers and farm laborers from around the world. According to The Food and Agriculture ...

Bascom earns national book award

LEAVITTSBURG - With the incentive of getting to slime the principal at a school assembly, students in grades kindergarten to second at LaBrae's Bascom Elementary spent time outside school reading as many books as they could.School Principal Maggie Kowach said she received word from Scholastic ...

Ravenna Arsenal is program topic

HOWLAND HISTORY: Howland Historical Society is having a program on the History of the Ravenna Arsenal at 7 p.m. today at the Howland Administration Building. The speaker is Ralph Pfingsten.HISTORY DAY AT WINDHAM: Windham Junior and Senior High School's second annual History Day will be 4:30 to ...

Girls explore STEM careers

YOUNGSTOWN - Hundreds of middle- and high-school-aged girls spent this weekend seeing different careers in science, math, technology and engineering as part of the 19th annual Edwards Powers Women in STEM career workshop at Youngstown State University.Diana Fagan, director of WiSTEM Career ...

History group looks at grocery stores

SOCIETY HOSTS PROGRAM ON GROCERY STORES: The Brookfield Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at Briceland Funeral home, 379 State Route 7 SE., for a program by Anna Marie Shargo on independent grocery stores. The program will include general merchandise stores that have served the ...

Events set for Women’s History Month

Tribune ChronicleLocal groups, universities and organizations will be holding Women's History Month events during March.l Sunday - The Warren Civic League will host a Tribute to Black American Women Educators 4 p.m. at the Renaissance Place, 1948 Palmyra Road, Warren.l March 18 - "Gender and ...