Community News

Real estate transfers

Property transfers recorded in Trumbull County July 6 to 11: Bazetta Kevin P. and Melissa J. Busefink to Konstantinos J. and Rita Markakis, 2574 Cadwallader Sonk, $472,000 Bristol Roxanne F. Santell to Trina M. Dasch, 7184 Thompson Clark, $163,000 Brookfield Difford Real Estate LLC to ...

Religion events

NEW PASTOR: Woodland Park United Methodist Church in McDonald has named Pastor Shane Russo of Boardman as the church’s pastor. Russo started July 1 and also serves as associate pastor at Girard First United Methodist Church. Russo is marking his first pastor position. BLOCK PARTY: Evening ...

Youths study careers

VIENNA — Fourth-to-sixth-graders spent this week seeing different manufacturing careers in the area and were able to see how engineers use a “pig” to clear gas and oil lines. A group met at Starr Manufacturing in Vienna and not only toured the company, but also worked with staff ...

Garage sale to raise money for Upton group

ASSOCIATION FUNDRAISER: The Harriet Taylor Upton Association will hold a garage sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday at the Upton House, 380 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. SOCK DRIVE: Shepherd of the Valley is holding its first Stars and Stripes Sock Drive to benefit local veterans during the ...

Agenda

MATHEWS BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. today at the board offices to discuss employment of a public official. No action will be taken.

Celebrating Camp Whitewood

When we read about the enjoyable and educational experiences children had recently at 4-H Camp Whitewood, we should think about the long and continuing history the camp has had. I have experienced a part of that history. When I was county agricultural agent in Ashtabula County in 1950 and ...

Outback Ray show at library

ANIMAL SHOWS: Outback Ray’s Amazing Animal Show will be 3:30 p.m. today at the Brookfield Library Branch and 6 p.m. today at the Howland Library Branch. The educational program will feature a variety of animals. RACE PLANNED BY AIRBASE: The Youngstown Air Reserve Station Community Council ...

Agenda

• 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 Community Room. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold special meetings 10 a.m. today to meet with the historical commission to ...

White House music shaped culture

NILES —The different type of music enjoyed by presidents and their wives at the White House has changed over the years from single piano performances to large lawn concerts. “Music in the White House” was spotlighted at a recent program at the McKinley Memorial Library by Christopher ...

Plots offered for growing produce

URBAN GARDEN: The Urban Community Victory Garden located off York Avenue SW at Jackson Street SW, Warren, is offering plots to the residents to grow own produce to reduce household food cost. Participants will enjoy fruits and organic vegetables, have use of garden tools and receive free seeds ...

Agenda

• BAZETTA ZONING COMMISSION will hold quarterly meeting 6:30 p.m. today at township hall. • BLOOMFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 6 p.m. today at the high school for employee interviews. • WARREN CITY COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the municipal justice building ...

Museum presents hands-on lessons

YOUNGSTOWN — Learning about local history through hands-on activities is part of a series of summer open houses being held at the Tyler History Center and Arms Family Museum. The events are presented by the Mahoning Valley Historical Society and are set for 1 to 3 p.m. July 18 and Aug. 8 at ...

Free produce available Sat.

BLUEBERRIES AND BEANS: Free blueberries and beans while supplies last will be provided noon to 2 p.m. Saturday to families who are eligible based on federal and state guidelines. Sites are Warren G. Harding High School, Elm Road; Quinby Park, Austin Avenue SW; Willard School, Willard Avenue; ...

Agenda

• NEWTON FALLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. today at the board meeting room on employment and other business. • BRACEVILLE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 5:45 p.m. today at township hall to appoint zoning inspector and review tax budget. • ...

Mt. Carmel Fest kicks off

FUN IN GIRARD: The Girard Mount Carmel Festival will be held Thursday through July 16 at the International Fraternal Home, 33 W. Wilson Ave. The festival includes games, bingo, food, 50-50 raffle and nightly live entertainment. Music includes: The Rage, from 8 to 11 p.m. Thursday; Dominic ...

Agenda

• GIRARD BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 4 p.m. today at high school media center on negotiations and hiring of personnel. • BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 p.m. Monday at township hall. • CORTLAND PARKS BOARD will meet 5 p.m. today at municipal ...

Dog awareness for everyone

NILES — The Friends of the Mosquito Lake Dog Park want to make sure children and adults are safe when they are around dogs not only at the park, but anywhere. Jenny Falvey with Dog Smart Unleashed taught sessions for children and adults on how to properly pet and approach a dog, and on bite ...

This week in history

99 years ago in 1919: • Trumbull County welcomed her returned soldiers at an event not only for the boys honored but to the thousands who joined in the celebration and helped make it a grand success. The estimated crowd was over 30,000 with an additional 40,000 seeing the fireworks. The ...

Seeing Eye

SUMMER SIZZLER: The Hubbard Community Pool, 200 Hall Ave., is holding the 14th annual Summer Sizzler from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. There will be free swimming, a basket raffle and food for $1. A 5K race steps off at 9 a.m. Register at www.hubbardpool.com. Proceeds raised will go back into the ...

Agenda

• McKINLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY BOARD will meet 4:15 p.m. Monday at the McKinley Birthplace Home in Niles. • TRUMBULL EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER Governing Board will meet 8 a.m. Monday at office conference room in Niles. • WARREN CITY COUNCIL will hold meeting 5 p.m. Monday at the ...