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• TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES will meet 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Fairhaven School cafeteria in Niles. • KINSMAN ZONING BOARD will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at township hall. • TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH will meet 1 p.m. Wednesday at the health district, 176 ...

Christians, Jewish brethren fight anti-Semitism

BAZETTA — The important role of Christians to stand with their Jewish brethren against anti-Semitism was one message shared by Laurie Cardoza-Moore with Proclaiming Justice to the Nation. Cardoza-Moore spoke recently to more than 50 people gathered at the Jericho Center about her traveling ...

Youngstown Diocese celebrates women religious

GIRARD — The Diocese of Youngstown is nearing the end of its yearlong 75th anniversary celebration, which will conclude with a final Mass June 9 at St. Columba Cathedral. Various programs and speakers have been held through the Diocese to mark the milestone. Sister Regina Rogers, OSU, a ...

Religion events

PASTORAL CELEBRATION: Friendship Baptist Church, 1954 Brier St. SE, Warren, will hold the sixth pastoral anniversary worship celebration Sunday to honor the Rev. Avan Odom and Tracy Odom. Dr. Avan Odom became pastor of the church in March 2013. Guest speaker at 10:30 a.m. is the Rev. Raymond ...

Ridge woman gets teacher of year honor

NILES — Carol Kirsh of Mineral Ridge, an adaptive physical education teacher at Fairhaven School in Niles, has been presented the Franklin B. Walter Award as 2019 Teacher of the Year for the local region by the Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities. Kirsh said ...

Brookfield to honor deceased safety forces

LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL: The Brookfield Township firefighters, auxiliary and police will hold its annual memorial service honoring deceased members 7 p.m. Tuesday at the fire hall, state Route 7. Refreshments will follow the event. COFFEE CHAT: The Trumbull Branch of the National Association ...

The face of farming is changing

This has been another one of those years. Local farmers are frustrated and anxious because they have not been able to get their corn or soybeans planted. Just when fields begin to look like they may be getting dry, along comes another rainy period. So the tillage tools and planter have to ...

Check out Bigfoot at Warren library

SASQUATCH PROGRAM: An Investigating Bigfoot program will be 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. Amy Bue, a member of the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization, investigates Sasquatch sightings in Ohio. She will describe her own sighting as well as share the ...

Howland teams head to nationals

HOWLAND — Two Howland Local School District Destination Imagination teams will head to the global finals May 22 to 25 in Kansas City, Mo. after being successful at the regional and state levels of the competition. Amy Awaida, a parent and adviser to the two teams, said the teams each did ...

Employees invited to pedal to their jobs

BIKE TO WORK: The eighth annual Bike to Work event will be 6 to 9 a.m. Friday at the log cabin at Courthouse Square in Warren. Residents and employees of Trumbull County are invited to bike to work or elsewhere, stopping for a free breakfast at the cabin. Free T-shirts will be available to the ...

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• THE TRUMBULL COUNTY SENIOR SERVICES ADVISORY COUNCIL PROTECTIVE SERVICE SUBCOMMITTEE will meet 2:30 p.m. today at 2931-A Youngstown Road, Warren. A regular meeting of the Senior Services Advisory Council will follow at 4:30 p.m. • NILES RECORDS COMMISSION will meet 3 p.m. today at the ...

Howland holds shredding event

RESIDENT BENEFIT: Howland will hold a Protect-N-Shred Day 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Bill Orwig Park gazebo parking lot off East Market Street. Residents may bring up to five large garbage bags of paper to be shredded. No office or commercial shredding. This is free for township ...

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• WEATHERSFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a work session 5 p.m. today at the board offices. The regular meeting is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the high school cafeteria. • NILES PARK BOARD will meet 4 p.m. today at the Niles Wellness Center. • HUBBARD CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet ...

Girard marking 10 years of aid to Special Olympics

GIRARD — For the past 10 years, students and staff at Girard city schools as well as representatives of local community and service organizations have played host to a state-sanctioned Special Olympics track and field event. Girard High School Principal William Ryser said the event started ...

Eighth-graders show off their inventive skills

CHAMPION — Champion Middle School eighth-graders used their STEM skills to create new inventions and gadgets to make life easier for people and animals. Barb Martini, STEM teacher at the school, said the fourth annual Invention Convention consisted of 119 students working in teams of ...

Survivors of Suicide event set Saturday

COURTHOUSE SQUARE WALK: The 12th annual Survivors of Suicide Awareness Walk, a walk in memory of loved ones who died by suicide, will be 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Trumbull County Courthouse gazebo in downtown Warren. Families, friends and the public are invited to attend and urged to bring ...

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• GIRARD COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building. • MESOPOTAMIA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6:30 p.m. today at township hall. • KINSMAN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at township hall. • NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. today ...

Seeing Eye

HISTORICAL PROGRAM: The Howland Historical Society will hold a program 7 p.m. Tuesday at Shepherd of the Valley, 4100 N. River Road. Traci Manning, curator of education for the Mahoning Valley Historical Society and the Arms Museum, is guest speaker. OPEN HOUSE: The Moss Ancestral Home, 1499 ...

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• McKINLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES will meet 4 p.m. Monday in the McKinley Birthplace Replica Home in Niles. • GIRARD LIBRARY BOARD will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the library meeting room. • TRUMBULL COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Executive Board will meet 3 p.m. Wednesday at the ...

Group helps citizens return to society

WARREN —With the goal of helping people who have been incarcerated return as productive members of society, representatives of Citizens Uniting Citizens shared what they have done with the Southwest Warren Neighborhood Association. The association held its monthly meeting recently at New ...