Community News

Church helps Harding food pantry

WARREN — Wanting to help local students, members of Second Baptist Church spent the past several weeks collecting food and non-perishable food items for the Warren G. Harding High School Raider Food Pantry. Antonio Burgess, a sophomore at the school, said the church members wanted to do ...

Inspiring Minds to hold gala

JOURNEY THROUGH AFRICA: Inspiring Minds’ 13th annual fundraising gala is being planned 4 to 7 p.m. April 13 at the MetroPlex Expo Center in Liberty. Since 2006, thousands of at-risk youth have been inspired by educational, personal, physical and professional opportunities through Inspiring ...

Advocacy swing through D.C.

March usually gets us thinking about spring. In our house, it also gets us to thinking about birthdays and Farm Bureau. For those of you who faithfully read this farm column, you might remember what I have done each March since 2015. As you are reading this, I, along with other county Farm ...

TNP to host event at Warren lodge

URBAN AGRICULTURE CONFERENCE: The Growing Garden Leadership and Urban Agriculture conference will be 1 to 5 p.m. March 22 at Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership, 736 Mahoning Ave. NW, and 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 23 at IOOF Lodge, 371 High St., Warren. The first day will address how to start ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL VETERANS COMMISSION will meet 10 a.m. today at Paul Heltzel Meeting Room. • WARREN-TRUMBULL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD will meet 5 p.m. today at the board meeting room. • KINSMAN TRUSTEES will hold public hearing 6 p.m. today at township hall on Dollar General ...

Seeing Eye

BUTLER EVENT: The Reading and Other Forms of Art program will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Butler Trumbull Branch, 9350 E. Market St., Howland. The library and the Butler Institute of American Art offer a blend of art and books during this interactive family program. A children’s ...

Agenda

• BRISTOL BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the Farmington Senior Center. • BRISTOL ZONING COMMISSION will hold a work session 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 9 a.m. today for an executive session on ...

Scouts learn to repair cars

BAZETTA — While they earn medals and badges for life saving and fire building, local Girl Scouts are earning medals for learning to repair and purchase cars. Members of Girl Scout Troop 598 spent time recently at the Ohio State Driving Academy, where owner Mark Adams showed them how to ...

Meghan Reed named MVP

WARREN — Meghan Reed, director of the Trumbull County Historical Society, recently was honored with a 25 Under 35 Award from the Mahoning Valley Young Professionals and the Community Foundation, recognizing her various work throughout the community. Reed also was named one of three MVPs ...

Family Fitness to host annual banquet

WARREN — Trumbull Family Fitness in Warren will highlight achievements in building improvements and program additions during its annual banquet. Paulette Edington, executive director of TFF, said Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel is keynote speaker at the banquet, 6 to 9 ...

Art show set for the Ridge

NIGHT AT THE ARTS: The fourth annual Night at the Arts is 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Mineral Ridge High School. Art show starts at 6 p.m, featuring student artwork, and the musical “The Wizard of Oz” hits the stage at 7 p.m. TIME BANK TO MEET: Time Bank Mahoning Watershed will hold a ...

Agenda

• LIBERTY BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 4 p.m. today for work session and executive session. • BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 3 p.m. today at the township hall. • WEATHERSFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at the township administration building; caucus ...

Seeing Eye

MATH MONTH: OH WOW! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science and Technology will celebrate Pi Days, as part of Math Month, on Thursday, which is Pi Day. Attendees will celebrate Einstein’s birthday and the peculiar irrational number Pi with contests and hands-on ...

Agenda

• NILES FINANCIAL / PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 3:30 p.m. today at the Niles Senior Center. • LAKEVIEW BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the high school media center. • LaBRAE BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the school complex band room. • HUBBARD ...

Honoring women’s contribution to diversity

YOUNGSTOWN — Through dance, music and food, the contributions by women to the diversity in the Mahoning Valley were showcased at the International Women’s Day hosted by the YWCA Mahoning Valley. Leah Merritt, executive director of the YWCA, said the event brings together people of ...

Sorority set to celebrate 70th anniversary

HOWLAND — The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated graduate chapter, Epsilon Mu Omega, is hosting its 70th Founders’ Day anniversary event Friday and Saturday at the Avalon Inn Resort and Hotel in Warren. The theme of the weekend event is “Serving Our Legacy with Faith over ...

Nominate vet for Ohio HOF

VETERANS HALL OF FAME: The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame is accepting nominations to recognize those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces and continue to contribute to communities, state and nation through exceptional acts of volunteerism, advocacy, professional distinction, public service or ...

Nominate vet for Ohio HOF

VETERANS HALL OF FAME: The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame is accepting nominations to recognize those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces and continue to contribute to communities, state and nation through exceptional acts of volunteerism, advocacy, professional distinction, public service or ...

Conference speaker shares message of God’s grace

HOWLAND — With a message of “Grace is Everything, ” Pastor Paul White of Flowery Branch, Georgia, focused on how each person as a part of God’s family must have responsibility in their lives. White, an author, teacher and conference speaker, led two days of teaching at a conference at ...

Baptist church to host singer

WARREN — The First Baptist Church of Warren, DBA as the First Church of Warren, 3217 Surrey Road SE, Warren, will have gospel singer Prophet Larry Orrell at the 10:45 a.m. Sunday service. Orrell has been a gospel singer for more than 30 years and has established Larry Orrell International ...