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MASSES FOR LIFE: Bishop George V. Murry will celebrate two diocesan Masses for Life — 11 a.m. today at St. Paul Parish, 241 S. Main St., North Canton, and 4 p.m. Jan. 21 at St. Columba Cathedral, 154 W. Wood St., Youngstown. At each Mass, expectant mothers, fathers and their families will ...

Project Green implemented

CORTLAND — A Lakeview High School sophomore was able to secure a $500 Disney Be Inspired: Summer of Service grant to start a new recycling program at the school. Douglas Gurdak, 16, said the grant allowed the school to start Project Green Lakeview, which included purchasing of a large ...

Project Green implemented at Lakeview

CORTLAND — A Lakeview High School sophomore was able to secure a $500 Disney Be Inspired: Summer of Service grant to start a new recycling program at the school. Douglas Gurdak, 16, said the grant allowed the school to start Project Green Lakeview, which included purchasing of a large ...

Snow’s still cold but the memories warm the heart

Words and stories normally pour forth from my imagination like water over Niagara Falls, however, this week has been a slough. It seems as the temperature has dropped, my words and stories have frozen like ice on the pond. At least until this very moment when thinking about the frigid ...

Snow’s still cold but the memories warm the heart

Words and stories normally pour forth from my imagination like water over Niagara Falls, however, this week has been a slough. It seems as the temperature has dropped, my words and stories have frozen like ice on the pond. At least until this very moment when thinking about the frigid ...

Salvation Army offers free coats

SEEING EYE WINTER COAT GIVEAWAY: The Salvation Army, 270 Franklin St. SE, Warren, will hold a free winter coat giveaway 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. Monday to Friday through Jan. 19. Those needing coats are asked to bring identification. There is limited supply on first-come, ...

Salvation Army offers free coats

WINTER COAT GIVEAWAY: The Salvation Army, 270 Franklin St. SE, Warren, will hold a free winter coat giveaway 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. Monday to Friday through Jan. 19. Those needing coats are asked to bring identification. There is limited supply on first-come, first-served ...

Agenda

• LORDSTOWN VILLAGE FINANCE COMMITTEE will meet 1 p.m. today in council chambers at the administration building. • NEWTON FALLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 9 a.m. Saturday at the central office to review applicants for the vacant board position.

Agenda

• MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will 10 a.m. today at the commissioners hearing room. • TRUMBULL VETERANS SERVICES COMMISSION will meet 10 a.m. today at Paul Heltzel Community Room. • WARREN-TRUMBULL COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD will meet 5 p.m. today at the board meeting room. • ...

Program for kids with challenges

SENSORY STORYTIME: A Sensory Storytime will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. This is a storytime specially designed for children with autism and other sensory-integration challenges. The program features age-appropriate stories and sensory-rich activities that ...

Warren Rotary Club to celebrate 100 years

Tribune Chronicle WARREN — The Rotary Club of Warren will celebrate its centennial anniversary with a black-tie centennial gala Jan. 27. Rotary President Andy Bednar said club members will celebrate 100 years this month. Bednar and a centennial committee developed a three-pronged ...

Battle of the Bulge to be speech topic

SEEING EYE BATTLE OF THE BULGE REMEMBERED: Howard “Howdy” Friend, retired Mahoning County educator and administrator, will relate his experiences in the Battle of the Bulge for members of the World War II Heritage Group when they meet Monday. The speech will be preceded by a buffet dinner ...

Tressel set to speak to Rotary

WARREN MEETING: Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel will be the guest speaker noon Wednesday at the Warren Rotary Club’s weekly meeting at Enzo’s Restaurant in Warren. The meeting is open to the public. LIONS CLUB TO MEET: The Howland Township Lions Club will meet 6:30 p.m. ...

Agenda

• BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold organizational meeting 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • FARMINGTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6:30 p.m. today at the township hall. • HOWLAND PARK BOARD will meet 4:30 p.m. today at the park meeting room. • MAHONING VALLEY SANITARY ...

Robotics teams prepare for season

By BOB COUPLAND Tribune Chronicle CHAMPION — Local Northeast Ohio For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics teams learned their new challenge this past weekend. Teams will have about six weeks to construct robots to compete in state, regional and national ...

TCAP sets programs, coat giveaway

WARREN — With the new year here, Trumbull Community Action Program is planning new programs and services for local residents, including an upcoming winter coat giveaway. Van Nelson, CEO / director of TCAP, said “Operation Warm” has provided 300 winter coats to give to Head Start ...

Recycle trees for fish habitat at Mosquito Lake

SEEING EYE TREES HELP FISH: Used Christmas trees can be recycled by being brought to Mosquito Lake through Feb. 1. Trees will be accepted at the state Route 305 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers boat launch, 3341 Warren Meadville Road. Trees will be used as fish habitat. Trees must be real. No ...

Howland talk explores legacy of Harry Stevens

INVENTOR TOPIC OF PROGRAM: Howland Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Howland Township Administration Building. The topic of the program is ‘‘Harry Stevens, Concessionaire, Inventor, Inventing the Hot Dog, Baseball Score Cards, and Drinking Straws,” by Nick Spano. The ...

Agenda

• GIRARD FREE LIBRARY BOARD will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the board meeting room. • MCKINLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY BOARD will meet 4 p.m. Monday at the McKinley Replica House in Niles. • TRUMBULL COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER BOARD will meet 5 p.m. Monday at offices, 6000 Youngstown ...

Library member recognized for 26 years of service in Niles

NILES — Carol Smaltz, who is stepping down after 26 years as a member of the McKinley Memorial Library Board of Trustees, was recognized recently for her service to the library and community. In December, the board presented a resolution of appreciation to Smaltz, who started as a library ...