Community News

Memorial Day workers needed

VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR FLAG PLACEMENT: Volunteers are being sought to assist in placing flags on the graves of veterans for Memorial Day. Scout groups, church groups and other organizations are all welcome. Those who can help can meet 9 a.m. May 21 and 28 at Oakwood Cemetery on Route 169 in ...

Law Day honors local students

WARREN - Local elementary, middle and high school students were recognized for their artwork, essays and multi-media projects at Law Day 2016 hosted by the Trumbull County Bar Association.This year's event was held at the Hippodrome in Warren.Law Day was started in 1958 by President Dwight D. ...

Registration being taken for bike event

CHAMPION -The deadline for advanced registration will be May 20 for the 12th annual World Of Wildlife Bicycle Tour which will take place June 11.The event includes 20-, 40- and 68-mile routes with riders to travel the Trumbull and Ashtabula County portions of the Western Reserve Greenway.The ...

Stamp Club marks 90th anniversary

STAMP CLUB MARKS 90 YEARS: The Warren Stamp Club will mark 90 years during a celebration 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at St. Demetrios Center, 3223 Atlantic St., Warren. The event is also marks the 25th anniversary of the show. The event will include exhibits, vendors and food.QUARTER AUCTION: ...

Plant corn by May 20 or change plans

Hello, Trumbull County! I hope many of you were able to take advantage of the few days without rain to work your fields and gardens last week. I saw quite a bit of planting and tillage last week continuing into early this week, which is encouraging.If you find your ground is just too wet to get ...

Students recognized at fundraiser

YANKEE LAKE - Lakeview High School senior Taylor Horn was the overall $10,000 scholarship winner at the 27th annual Strimbu Memorial Bar-B-Que fundraiser, which drew a crowd of 1,600 people.Recipients this year were Garrett D. Kellogg of Badger High School, Andrew P. Varga of Brookfield High ...

Students enjoy fitness program

WARREN - The Swans-ton Charitable Foundation has provided money to Warren schools to offer fitness, health and wellness and healthy eating programs to fifth to eighth graders.Jill A. Merolla, supervisor of community outreach and grant development, said the district received funding through the ...

Arms Museum talk set in Hubbard

HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO MEET: Hubbard Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the senior citizen center, 220 W. Liberty St. Speaker is Lea Mollam from the Mahoning County Historical Society who will speak on Greystone Mansion, the residence of Olive and Wilford Arms, which is preserved at ...

Agenda

TRUMBULL COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 9 a.m. today at the commission office, 185 E. Market St., Warren. WARREN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet noon today at the township administration building for department head meetings. SOUTHINGTON BOARD OF EDUCATION has rescheduled its meeting to 6 ...

Historical look at Howland fire

FIRE DEPARTMENT STORY: The Howland Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the township administration building. The program is "History of the Howland Fire Department" with Fire Chief James Pantalone. He will discuss the history of the department and share stories with photos.SPEAKER ...

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MCKINLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES will hold a records commission meeting 2:25 p.m today; an operations committee meeting 2:30 p.m.; a finance committee meeting 2:55 p.m. and the regular meeting 3 p.m., in the Clayman Community Room at the McKinley Birthplace Home & Research ...

Baker students step back in time

VIENNA -Baker Elementary School students got an exclusive history lesson recently.Christine Novicky and Michele Garman of the Vienna Historical Society and Dave Cover of the Fowler Historical Society showed items to third-grade students about living in the townships in the 1800s.The two brought ...

Rotary helps Career Days

WARREN - Wanting to share with high school students about how they reached their careers, local Warren Rotary members told their stories during Career Day events at Warren G. Harding and John F. Kennedy high schools.Kim Straniak of the Warren Rotary said the Interact clubs at JFK and Harding, ...

Bike camp in June offered for disabled

DOWN SYNDROME PLANS EVENT: The Down Syndrome Association of the Valley will hold a 2016 ''I Can Shine'' Bike Camp June 13 to 17 at BoardmanGlenwood Middle School, Boardman. Participants must register by Tuesday. The event is open to any individual with a disability who meets program ...

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CORTLAND PARK BOARD will meet 5 p.m. Monday at the municipal building. CORTLAND PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the municipal building. GIRARD FREE LIBRARY BOARD will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the meeting room. McKINLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY BOARD will meet 3 p.m. Monday at the McKinley ...

noteworthy

RETIRING FLAGS: During May, Shepherd of the Valley is taking in tired, torn and faded American flags that need to be retired. Flags can be dropped off at any Shepherd of the Valley community between 8:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily. Dropoff hours for the corporate offices are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...

bazaars

TRASH TO TREASURE SALE: St. Luke's Episcopal Church Trash to Treasure Sale is continuing 9 a.m. to noon today ($2 bag day) at the church, 348 Robbins Ave., Niles.RUMMAGE / BAKE SALE: Orwell United Methodist Church, 80 S. Maple St., Orwell, is holding its rummage and bake sale 9 a.m. to noon ...

LaBrae students going to state

LEAVITTSBURG - For the second year in a row, LaBrae High School Envirothon students won the Northeast Ohio Envirothon competition, held April 28 in Stark County. They advance to the state level.Kelly Hardval, education coordinator at Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District, said LaBrae's ...

‘Strengthening the Family’

WARREN - Getting teens to love who they are and share who they are was one of the messages shared by a pediatrician and author at Teen Straight Talk's fourth annual "Strengthening the Family" weekend conference.Margaret Meeker, guest speaker at the recent event, said what she started to see ...

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WARREN CITY COUNCIL will meet 3 p.m. today at the caucus room to discuss additional motor vehicle tax. HUBBARD BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the boardroom for a work session. No action will be taken. MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will meet 10 a.m. Thursday ...