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BAKER INSTALLED: Sue Baker of Warren was installed as president of the International Chapter of P.E.O. Sisterhood at the organization’s biennial convention in Charlotte, N.C., Sept. 28-30. Baker is a member of local P.E.O. Chapter EE in Warren. Originally from Wooster, Baker attended ...

Four-leggers walk at Mosquito Lake

HOWL-O-WEEN: A Howl-O-Ween dog walk and costume contest parade will be held noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Mosquito Lake Park’s dog park in Bazetta. Cutest, scariest and most original costumes will be awarded. Kent State University at Trumbull’s veterinary technology program will have a tent with ...

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Inspiring Minds supports youth

YOUNGSTOWN — Guests bid on various items at the Inspiring Minds black-tie affair held recently at Stambaugh Auditorium to raise money for programs for local youths. With the theme “We Engage, We Inspire, We Energize,” gala organizers said they focused on getting support for Inspiring ...

Native American artifacts on display

FALL HARVEST EVENT: North Bloomfield Historical Society will host the annual fall harvest event 6 p.m. Wednesday at North Bloomfield town hall. Local Native American artifacts owned by Kevin Morris will be on display. He will be on hand to answer questions about the items and where they ...

Looking at summer milestones

As we settle into fall, I have been reflecting on the summer’s milestone events experienced by my family and I. There were college and high school graduations. The first of our daughters got married in July. Plus, our youngest daughter completed her last year in 4-H at the Trumbull County ...

Take a tour of fire department

FIRE DEPARTMENT OPEN HOUSE: The Warren Township Fire Department will hold an open house 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the fire station, 750 North River Road. The event will celebrate 76 years of service. The event will include blood pressure screening, fire safety literature, smoke trailer, ...

Food for Brain campaign books another year

Tribune Chronicle WARREN — The Food for the Brain Campaign, a nonprofit organization that provides new and free books to children in need in the Warren and Niles areas, will continue next year and recently received a $1,000 grant from the Warren Kiwanis Club to help with the ...

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Scout dedicates flag to library

NEWTON FALLS — In June 1976, a Bennington flag, which is an early American flag, was presented in memory of Tribune Chronicle reporter William Hawkins Jr. who had served as chairman of the bicentennial commission in Warren that year. That flag was left with Pat Leach, Hawkins’ sister, ...

Making pumpkins pretty for holiday

PUMPKIN DECORATING: St. Joseph Warren Hospital in collaboration with Trumbull County United Way will hold its fourth annual pumpkin decorating contest 10 a.m.to 7 p.m. Oct 18 and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 in the hospital’s main lobby. Pumpkins have been donated and decorated by many of ...

Homes for Kids adds therapy rooms

NILES — Homes For Kids / Child and Family Solutions recently received a $4,500 grant from the GPD Group Employees’ Foundation that funded the creation of two therapy rooms to benefit clients of the agency. The public had the opportunity to see the new rooms at an open house last ...

Agenda

• LABRAE BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at complex band room. • LAKEVIEW BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the high school media center. • WEST FARMINGTON COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at village hall. • KINSMAN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at ...

Leaders discuss drug epidemic

ADDRESSING OPIOID CRISIS: The Mahoning Valley Association of Churches will host the free community event “Hope, Healing and Recovery” 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mineral Ridge High School gymnasium, 1334 Seaborn St. The event is for anyone seeking to understand, cope with or overcome opioid ...

Weathersfield gets in spirit

SPIRIT DAY PARADE: Weathersfield Schools will hold a Spirit Day parade 5 p.m. Oct. 15. The parade lineup is 4 p.m. at the high school with the parade traveling south on Main Street to Ohltown-McDonald Road and ending at Depot Street. CEMETERY TOURS: Local historians Richard Hall and Steffon ...

History center presents Pioneer Award

YOUNGSTOWN — Girard resident Jeanne Tyler, a major donor of the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center, has been named the 2017 Pioneer Award recipient for her lifetime of public service. The award was presented to the philanthropist during a program at the William Holmes McGuffey Elementary ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER Board of Directors will meet 5:30 p.m. Monday at the offices, 6000 Youngstown Road in Niles. • TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold workshop 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and regular meeting 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, both at commissioners’ hearing ...

Cemetery tour slated in Niles on Saturday

SEEING EYE FREE EVENT: Local historian Wendell Lauth of Bristol will lead a tour of the Niles Union Cemetery 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. As participants walk through the cemetery, they will hear stories about the life and death of several prominent Niles residents. Participants should meet at the ...

Students learn outdoors during Junior Envirothon

By BOB COUPLAND Tribune Chronicle CORTLAND — Sixth- to eighth-grade students spent a day learning about nature as part of the 15th annual Trumbull County Junior Envirothon, which was held for the first time at the Trumbull County Agriculture and Family Education Center. Barbara Enoch, ...

Watch for farm vehicles

Fall harvest is under way and with it brings large farm equipment on our highways. Today’s larger farms have fields some distance apart. That means farm equipment needs to travel on highways to get from field to field. This time of the year we can find combines, sometimes large, moving ...

Talk to recall rural Trumbull County

SEEING EYE FRIDAY MEETING: The Trumbull County Food and Agriculture committees will meet 8 a.m. Friday at Gustavas Federated Church, corner of state Routes 193 and 87. Speaker is John Parker, retired from several positions with the Ohio State University Extension Service, who will discuss ...

TCTC media center gets transformed

CHAMPION — Trumbull Career and Technical Center seniors returning to school this year received a surprise — the media center had been transformed into a new STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and fabricating area with state-of-the art equipment. Laura Henning, media ...