Community News

Sept. 22 event to celebrate youth

YOUNGSTOWN — Inspiring Minds will hold a fundraiser Sept. 22 to celebrate the accomplishments of local youth. The fundraising event, presented this year by Surace-Smith, will be held at Stambaugh Auditorium and bring together students, families, businesses, supporters and the community ...

Stambaugh Auditorium to host fundraiser Sept. 21

PEACE CHAIR PROJECT: In 2016, COMPASS Family and Community Services brought illustrator and author Wendy Anderson Halperin to the Sojourner House in Youngstown, to lead painting of peace chairs to raise awareness of acts of violence. Last year, more than 50 artists painted chairs in the theme ...

Agenda

• KINSMAN ZONING BOARD will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at township hall. • HUBBARD BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 7 p.m. Monday the board room, 108 Orchard Ave. A work session will begin at 5:30 p.m. • TRUMBULL COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY BOARD will meet 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the ...

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VICTORIAN COLLECTION: The Victorian Collections and Coffee will hold a fall lecture 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Thomas Meeting Room, second floor of the Warren-Trumbull County Library. Mark Holbrook, executive director of the Marion Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, will discuss the history of ...

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• NEWTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 9 a.m. Saturday at the township hall on purchase of a truck, comprehensive plan survey, natural gas provider and truck storage proposal for the fire district.

Foundation remembers Howland man

HOWLAND — Family, friends and the public gathered this past weekend to recognize a Howland man for his many accomplishments and to also raise funds to provide scholarships to honor his memory. The Ross Griffin Memorial Foundation hosted a fundraiser Sunday at the SLOAS Airfield with various ...

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EVENT AT GROTTO: The Ali Baba Grotto third annual car show will be noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at at the Ali Babba Groto Hall, 760 Perkins Jones Road. Registration is 8 to 11 a.m. The first 50 registered cars will receive a car plaque. There will be a special raffle for a television. The event also ...

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• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 a.m. today at the township hall. • TRUMBULL VETERANS SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 10 a.m. today at Paul Heltzel Meeting room, 253 E. Market St. Warren. • WARREN-TRUMBULL LIBRARY BOARD will meet 4 p.m. today at the meeting room. • TRUMBULL ...

Policy ideas can have national impact

In my article last month, I shared how the Trumbull County Farm Bureau held its annual meeting to honor scholarship winners and individuals who have made a difference in the county. But the evening was much more than just an evening of fellowship and a great meal. Policy developed in Trumbull ...

Warren Township

WHAT: Township trustee special meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Kay Anderson, Ed Anthony and Ryan Yoho Trustees: • Hired Melissa Wilde as a part-time police officer at $11 per hour and John Nolanas as part-time paramedic at $10.50 per hour, both effective Friday; • Approved the ...

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FALL CELEBRATION: Windsor House at Liberty Health Care Center and Liberty Arms Assisted Living, 1353-1355 Churchill Hubbard Road, will host their annual fall festival noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, preceded by an 11 a.m. polka Mass celebrated by the Rev. Steve Popovich and featuring Eddie Vallus’ ...

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• BRISTOL BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the Farmington senior center. • BRISTOL ZONING COMMISSION will hold work session 6 p.m. today at township hall. • GIRARD BOARD OF APPEALS will meet 6 p.m. today at the mayor’s office conference room at city hall. • HOWLAND ...

Ohio Open Doors showcases history

WARREN — Niles resident Amanda Macik said she could not believe all there was to see at the Masonic Temple on East Market Street in Warren as she was among several visitors who traveled to various historic sites in the county. “I would never have guessed this building had all this,” she ...

Harvest party set at library

SEED TO TABLE: Newton Falls Library has rescheduled “Seed to Table” to 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the library for patrons of all ages to enjoy a harvest celebration. There will be free treats from the garden, crafts, activities and a petting zoo with animals from Spring Mist Traveling ...

Agenda

• NILES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 4 p.m. today at the city building conference room. • VERNON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at township hall. • BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at township hall. • SOUTHINGTON BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. ...

Classmates remember Roosevelt school days

WARREN — Tim Yova of Howland, Joe Pishotti of Warren and Steve Pinko of Johnston, were all in the same kindergarten class at Roosevelt School in Warren. They remained classmates until they graduated together from Warren Harding High School. More than 50 people who had attended the Roosevelt ...

Food donations being sought

FOOD DRIVE: The Jewish Community Relations Council is sponsoring the 28th annual High Holiday food drive for Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley. New this year is a competition among area businesses. Donations will be accepted through Oct. 1 at the Jewish Community Center, Akiva ...

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• McDONALD BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 7:30 p.m. today at the high school library for an executive session. No action will be taken. • NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will hold special meeting 5 p.m. today at the municipal building on the city manager position and applications ...

Niles Lions Club marks 70 years

NILES — For the past 70 years, Niles Lions Club members have dedicated time to providing eye care to local residents in need. The club marked a milestone this summer. It was established July 29, 1948 — 70 years ago — by a local businessmen who saw the need. Anthony Nori, who has ...

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• BRACEVILLE ZONING BOARD will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday at the township hall. • GIRARD FREE LIBRARY BOARD will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the library meeting room. • HUBBARD PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the municipal building. Hubbard Planning and Zoning Appeals ...