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Trumbull Family Fitness marks 90th anniversary

WARREN — Hugh Anderson said he considers the YMCA of Warren, now the Trumbull Family Fitness Center, like his home. Anderson, a board member at center, was among several people who shared memories of being at the YMCA as both children and adults as the historic building is marking its ...

April blue marks child awareness

LIGHTING UP APRIL IN BLUE: April is Child Abuse Awareness Month, with the second Wednesday of April designated as “Wear Blue Day.” Today, the Trumbull County Courthouse will show its symbolic support of the survivors of abuse by using blue lights to illuminate the courthouse clocktower. The ...

Students use history skills

YOUNGSTOWN — Whether researching the Civil War or the space race, area students put their history skills to the test competing at the regional History Day at Youngstown State University. Brian Bonhomme, an assistant professor of history and chair of the history department at YSU, said the ...

Holocaust vigil set for Sunday

MEMORIAL EVENTS: A Holocaust Memorial Ceremony will be held 4 p.m. Sunday at the Jewish Community Center in Youngstown. The Shoah Memorial ceremony will include Holocaust-inspired readings and a candelighting ceremony led by family members of survivors. The annual community Holocaust ...

Re-Entry turns lives around

WARREN — Local resident Robin Finger said if it wasn’t for a recovery program like the Mahoning Valley Re-Entry Coalition that helped make her return into society possible, she would not be where she is today. Finger was one of several speakers who shared their life stories at the ...

LaBrae hosts awareness night event

LEAVITTSBURG — Community greatness was the theme of a family awareness night at the LaBrae Local Schools complex for students and parentst. Amy Frederick, co-chair along with Maggie Adair, said the event showcased the service agencies and organizations available to help families. “We ...

Historical Society to meet Thursday at Opera House

BIRDS OF MOSQUITO LAKE: The Cortland-Bazetta Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the Cortland Opera House, 152 Park Ave., for a program on “Birds of Mosquito Lake.” Guest speaker will be Loyd Marshall, a former Kinsman resident who now lives in Gustavus who is a retired ...

Probate Court to offer seminar on Medicaid issues

SEMINAR FOR ELDERLY: Trumbull County Probate Court Judge James A. Fredericka will offer the free seminar “Medicaid Issues Affecting the Elderly” 10 a.m. to noon Friday at Kent State University at Trumbull, Building 117, 4314 Mahoning Ave., Champion. Reservations are needed by calling ...

Agenda

• HUBBARD PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD will meet 7 p.m. Monday at municipal building; Hubbard Planning and Zoning Board of Appeals will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at municipal building. • LORDSTOWN PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at the village administration building on a site plan ...

Marriage license applications

Marriage applications in Trumbull County March 26-30. William R. Newell, 42, self employed carpenter, 2222 N. Federle Drive SE, Warren, and Brittney M. Morrison, 28, stay-at-home mom, same. Caitlin M. McKinney, 28, teacher, 4006 Hermitage Hills Blvd., Hermitage, Pa., and Jeffrey T. Gavin, ...

Methodist centers work to reach underserved

WARREN — The United Methodist Community Centers in Warren and Youngstown are working to expand programs to reach the underserved in both communities. The centers held their annual fundraising event this week at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Youngstown, which included testimonials and ...

Day of Prayer event set locally

WARREN — The Trumbull County Prayer Movement will host the 67th annual National Day of Prayer event 7 a.m. May 3 at the National Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave. NW. The local Trumbull County event will feature guest speaker President William McKinley portrayed by Mike Wilson. Event ...

Men’s mini rally planned at YWCA

WARREN — A men’s mini rally will be 6:30 p.m.Thursday at the YWCA of Warren as a lead-up to the main Men’s Rally in the Valley set for April 28 at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown. Pastor Derrick Scott of Alpha and Omega Ministries in Warren said two prior mini rallys were held in ...

Religion events

PASSOVER CONCLUDES: Temple El Emeth, 3970 Logan Way, will hold Eighth Day Pesach Services 9:30 a.m., Yizkor 11:15 a.m today. End of Passover Havdalah 8:45 a.m. and Eat Chametz 9 a.m. Sunday. PASCHA SERVICES: St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, 2220 Reeves Road NE, Warren, will hold Pascha ...

Dancers to be at Disney

MINERAL RIDGE — The Mineral Ridge High School Danceline team will showcase their talents with a 30-minute performance Sunday at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Shellie Rodriquez, danceline adviser / instructor for the past 25 years and marking her last year, said ...

Sunday speaker series gets started

LECTURE SET FOR KINSMAN HOUSE: The Trumbull County Historical Society will launch the 2018 Sunday speaker series 2 p.m. Sunday at the Kinsman House, 303 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. Dr. Katherine Durack, in partnership with the Upton Association, will speak on “Ohio’s Role in Woman Suffrage: ...

Sanctions dangerous game with China

There are seriously so many things that I feel I need to write about this week, but unfortunately, the big one is the U.S. sanctions on China and their retaliation. Please do not misunderstand this article. I believe that everything we possibly can make should be made in America. Our priority ...

Women detectives in pop culture

WARREN — When asked to think of an image of a detective, most people picture a man in a trenchcoat, Linda Mizejewski, a professor at The Ohio State University and an Ohio Humanities speakers scholar, said, That image has been changing, with films, television shows and books now ...

‘Red Cross ready’ event to distribute first-aid supplies

PREPAREDNESS DAY: The American Red Cross, in partnership with Dominion Energy Ohio, is holding “Preparedness Day” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Eastwood Mall in Niles. The goal is to teach participants the importance of being “Red Cross ready” in the event of a disaster. Red Cross and ...

Local student wins art award

CHAMPION — For the first time, a student in multimedia at Trumbull Career and Technical Center received a Gold Medal and American Visions Medal for digital art at the 2018 Scholastic Art and Writing Award Alliance for Young Artists and Writers. Geneva VanHorn, 18, a senior from Maplewood ...