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DANA LECTURE: The Dana School of Music has announced a lecture by Eve McPherson at 4 p.m. Friday in Room 3036 of Bliss Hall. The lecture, titled “The Beautiful Voice: Style, History, and Affect in Turkish Call-to-Prayer Recitation,” is free and open to the public. The lecture focuses on ...

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• TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will meet 10:30 a.m. today at the commissioners’ hearing room. • NILES FINANCE COMMITTEE will meet 5 p.m. today at the city building. • WEATHERSFIELD ZONING COMMISSION will meet 6 p.m. today at township hall. • WEATHERSFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION ...

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• BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES meet 5 p.m. today at township hall, caucus at 4 p.m. • BAZETTA PARK BOARD meets 7 p.m. today at township hall. • NILES PARK BOARD meets 4 p.m. today at the Niles Wellness Center. • WEATHERSFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES meet 7 p.m. at township hall. Open forum ...

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EVENTS AT HOSPITAL: Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital auxiliary, 8747 Squires Lane NE, Howland, will hold a book and gift sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the cafeteria area, ground floor. TORCH CLUB TO MEET: The Youngstown Torch Club will sponsor a ...

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RIBBON CUTTING: Basement at Trumbull Homes will hold an open house noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting 12:30 p.m. at 1979 Hazelwood Ave. SE, Warren. Special guests include Deputy Director Tim Ramey from the governor’s faith-based initiative, Judge Carla Brown and Diane ...

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• LORDSTOWN BOARD OF EDUCATION has changed its work session to 4 p.m. today at the high school innovation center. • LABRAE BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the school complex band room. • LAKEVIEW BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the high school media ...

Upton Association marks 30 years

WARREN — The Harriet Taylor Upton Association has spent the past 30 years doing whatever it can to promote a local woman who provided a varity of community service programs for Warren. A gala was held recently on the grounds of the Upton House to praise the work of the association and ...

Greene group holds gathering

GREENE — Members of the Greene Historical Society on Monday hosted a community potluck luncheon at the township hall. The event was an attempt to bring the community together for Labor Day, just as it did for years when the annual Home Day was held. For many Labor Days, township ...

Junior Women’s League, Heritage Center hosts gala

KINSMAN HOUSE EVENT: The eighth annual gala at the Kinsman House will be 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the historic house, 303 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. The Warren Heritage Center and the GFWC Ohio Warren Junior Women’s League are hosting the event. The event will include wine tasting, hors ...

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• LIBERTY BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 8:30 a.m. Monday at the OEA, 425 Niles Cortland Road, Suite, 101, Warren. • TRUMBULL COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER Board will meet 4 p.m. Monday at the offices in Niles. • McKINLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES will be ...

Scrappers take swing at cancer

BAT RAFFLE TO SUPPORT BREAST CARE CANCER: Two Niles convenience stores will raffle pink baseball bats signed by the 2019 Mahoning Valley Scrappers to benefit the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, which ensures anyone in need of breast diagnostic services has access to the best care ...

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• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 a.m. today at the township administration building. • LORDSTOWN VILLAGE NEGOTIATING COMMITTEE will meet 6 p.m. today at the municipal building for an executive session. • TRUMBULL COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 10 a.m. today at ...

Learning blossoms at garden series

CORTLAND — Howland resident Deanna Bollas said the topics presented by members of the Trumbull County Master Gardeners at their Wednesday evening programs are not only providing ways to be better gardeners, but they promoting healthy living. “They are showing how to grow your own fruits ...

Water quality affects farm operations

I have been thinking of writing about water quality all summer, and today is the day. I don’t claim to have the solution to the algal blooms in Lake Erie, but I would like to share a perspective that the mainstream media seems to miss. I had reason to travel the turnpike from Warren to ...

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PATRIOT DAY: Austintown Quaker Steak and Lube, 5800 Patriot Blvd., will hold the 13th annual Patriot Day 6 p.m. Thursday. Area military personnel and veterans will be recognized during a tribute ceremony. Military members in uniform or with valid identification will receive 20-percent off their ...

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• MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold staff meetings 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the county administration building in Youngstown. The board meeting is 10 a.m. Thursday in the commissioners hearing room at the county courthouse. • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special ...

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ANGELS NEEDED: Guardian Angels of Trumbull County, a volunteer program of the Trumbull County Probate Court, is looking for volunteers. Angel volunteers receive training to reach out as friends to seniors who may need a phone call or a visit in a nursing home. Angels are also involved in ...

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• TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS will meet 9:30 a.m. today at the board offices in Warren. • WARREN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 10 a.m. Tuesday at the township administration building to discuss demolitions, high grass, police matters, future road and sidewalk ...

Men’s club hosts 55th crop show

YOUNGSTOWN — Local gardner Larry Whetson’s tomato weighed in at more than 3 pounds at the annual horticulture show held recently at Fellows Riverside Gardens. Another gourd on display measured a whopping 8 feet long. The Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown sponsored the 55th annual event ...

Grant to expand Jewish Family Services’ outreach program

YOUNGSTOWN — Jewish Family Services received $15,000 in funding from the Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board for its outreach program. In the outreach program, Shay Erez, outreach coordinator, works with individuals who are 60 years and older. She makes in-home visits and ...