Community News

USO getting boost from motorcyclists

HARLEY OWNERS RIDE TO BENEFIT: The Warren Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) will hold a military benefit ride to help support the USO of Northern Ohio on Saturday at Champion Lanes on Cleveland Avenue, Champion. The USO of Northern Ohio has a facility at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station in Vienna ...

Milk flexes muscles this month

We’re right in the middle of June as Dairy Month, a time when dairy products get the recognition they deserve as a great food. Drinking a glass of good, cold milk, eating a dish of your favorite ice cream or a delicious slice of cheese on your burger are all part of the fun of life. These ...

Tribune Chronicle/ Bob Coupland
The Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County has a new director, Gary Pilcher, holding Mimi, a domestic short-haired cat, left, with Kayley Frost, AWL shelter manager / volunteer coordinator, holding Dazzle, a 12-week-old cat.

AWL gets new director

VIENNA — Having served on the board at Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County for four months, Gary Pilcher has moved to a new position as executive director. Pilcher will oversee day-to-day operations at the center as well as the staff, which includes Kayley Frost, shelter manager. He ...

Vermicomposting workshop Thurs.

VERMICOMPOSTING WORKSHOP: Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership, 170 N. Park Ave., Warren, is sponsoring a free Vermicomposting Workshop 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday. At the end of this class, participants will have everything they need to start composting with worms. This includes red wigglers, a bin ...

Celebration set in Quinby Park

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION: Community Concerned Citizens will hold a kickoff Juneteenth Celebration 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Quinby Park, 505 Austin Ave., Warren. The celebration is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the park. There will be disc jockey, music, food and community talent. For information ...

Kennedy students compete at History Day

WARREN — Three Warren John F. Kennedy eighth-grade students will compete at the national History Day competition today through Thursday at the University of Maryland. Nadiyah Blackwell, 13, and Beyonca Freeman and Perrin Morgan, both 14, who did a website project, “An African Hero: Nelson ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS will meet 8:30 a.m. today at the board offices in Warren. • WARREN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 10 a.m. today at the township hall on a fire / EMS levy, contracts and meeting with department heads. • TRUMBULL PLANNING COMMISSION will ...

Packard slated to showcase robots

SHOWCASING ROBOTS: The Northeast Ohio FIRST Robotics Alliance and the National Packard Museum will host the sixth annual FIRST Robotics Day noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the National Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. FIRST Robotics Teams from area high schools and middle schools ...

Agenda

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 1 p.m. today at township hall. BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold special meeting 4 p.m. today at township hall. LIBERTY BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 5:15 p.m. today at the board conference room for district calendar and work ...

LaBrae students raise funds

WARREN — Whether it was duct taping a principal to the wall, throwing a pie in a teacher’s face or placing a purple toilet in the hallway during a talent show, LaBrae High School students in the Organized Students Active in the Community group raised $2,405 for the Alzheimer’s ...

Noteworthy

DANCE RECITAL: Artistically U Dance Studio will present “Seasons of Dance” at the 15th annual dance recital 6 pm. today at Lordstown High School. Tickets are available at the door. OUTDOOR EXPLORERS: Starting this month, environmentalist Carol Agnew will lead nature enthusiasts on a ...

Clubs and lodges

TRAVEL CLUB VISITS LUCY: Starting the Travel Club’s one-day motor coach trips, the members traveled to Jamestown, New York to visit Lucille Ball’s hometown. The group traveled back in time and walked through the museum and sound stages of the TV sitcom “I Love Lucy” shows. Lunch was had ...

Bazaar

BOOK SALE: Hubbard Friends of the Library is having a paperback book sale all day June 17 at the library, 436 W. Liberty St., Hubbard. There will be regular paperbacks for 25 cents and oversized paperbacks for 50 cents. Pick from romance novels, mysteries, westerns, cookbooks, popular authors, ...

Greene alumni meet for final time at 115th annual banquet

GREENE — Former students and staff who attended or taught at one time at the Maplewood Elementary School in Greene gathered for the last time at the school for the 115th annual Greene Alumni Association banquet. The school is no longer used by the Maplewood school district as of the end of ...

Graduates

GRAND VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL BACCALAUREATE: 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, 2017, St. Mary’s Church, Orwell. MOTTO: “Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Emerson FLOWER: White rose COLORS: Azure blue and pearl white SONG: “Show Goes ...

Lake to hold big birding event

SEEING EYE BIG BIRDING WEEKEND: Mosquito Lake State Park will hold a Big Birding Weekend June 16 to 18 and include various bird-watching events. ‘‘The Meandering and Ponderings of a Professional Birder’’ 9 p.m. June 16 at park amphitheater with Larry Richardson of Sabrewing Nature ...

Graduates

McDonald High School announced Emily Stonestreet as a second valedictorian for the 2017 school year. The announcement was made after the Tribune Chronicle’s printing of the 2017 graduates. AURILIO GRADUATES: Elexea N. Aurilio of Niles received her bachelor of arts degree in speech-language ...

Agenda

• LORDSTOWN SAFETY COMMITTEE will meet 4:45 p.m. Monday at the village municipal building. The Finance Committee has been canceled. Utility Committee will meet 5 p.m. Monday. • CORTLAND PARK BOARD will meet 5 p.m. Monday at the municipal building. • CORTLAND PLANNING COMMISSION will ...

Dean’s list

Mercy College of Ohio (* denotes President’s List) Spring 2017 CORTLAND Brittany Loboy GIRARD Abigail Kreeger Nicole Silvidi Laurie Avey Angela Cross HUBBARD Michaela Bendekovich Tyler Karabin Ashley Mansour* Cory Rushwin Nicole Sample Talia ...

Some weeds prove fatal to livestock

Hello, Trumbull County. Weeds — we all hate them but there are some we should hate more than others. Over the past several years, poison hemlock (Conium maculatum), wild parsnip (Pastinaca sativa) and cressleaf groundsel (Senecio glabellus) have been an increasing presence in roadside ...