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Seniors learn how to be safe

LIBERTY — Ways that local senior citizens can be safe in their homes were provided by local safety forces who were among the speakers at the annual senior watch members gathering held recently at St. Mark Orthodox Church Hall. The senior watch program has been in place for seven ...

Celebration at Mosquito Lake

MOSQUITO LAKE PARK WEEKEND: Mosquito Lake State Park in Bazetta is concluding the summer with a Labor Day weekend celebration today through Sunday with different events. Today will be stand-up paddle boarding at 4:30 and 6 p.m. at the beach. A night hike will be 8:30 p.m. at the trail head. ...

Communication key for neighbors

Hello, Trumbull County. Sometimes the old saying “good fences make good neighbors” is definitely true. Neighbor disputes can often turn ugly, leaving both parties with sour feelings toward one another, and on the farm, they can be a serious disturbance to your operation. Communication, ...

Warren church to provide garments

CLOTHING GIVEAWAY: Deliverance Temple Church of the Apostolic Faith, 1849 West Ave. NW, Warren, will hold a clothing giveaway 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. There also will be miscellaneous items available. HIGH SCHOOL ADDS CENTER: The Lordstown Local School District has created an ...

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Gianna Smith, 5, of Newton Falls, pets a goat from Spring Mist Farm in Brunswick during the Seed to Table event on the grounds of the Newton Falls Public Library. Children showed the garden they worked on at the library once per week during the summer and also saw farm animals.

Seed to Table education at library

NEWTON FALLS — Children spent the summer learning to grow a variety of vegetables at a small garden on the south side of the Newton Falls Public Library building. To showcase the work of the children and let the public sample what was grown, the library held a Seed to Table harvest ...

United Way to give out books bags in Champion

WARREN — United Way of Trumbull County and Dollar General will present Champion Central Elementary School on Thursday with school supplies collected during “Operation Back 2 School” and book bags from the recent “Stuff the Bus” promotion with Huntington Bank. “We are grateful to ...

OhioCAN to remember overdose victims

ADDICTION AWARENESS: OhioCAN (Change Addiction Now) will host an International Overdose Awareness Day 6 p.m. Thursday at Trumbull County Courthouse in downtown Warren. The event will include a candlelight vigil in remembrance of overdose victims. Families will read aloud the names and ages of ...

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Members of the Warren Harley Owners Group joined with the USO of Northern Ohio to collect non-perishable and hygiene items this weekend for care packages to service people overseas. Front row, left, are Danuta Allen, Judie Shortreed, Mary Louise Anspach, all with USO, and Joe Marand, Cathy Buckley, Tamie Slaughter and Dave Slaughter, all with Warren Harley. Back row are Paula Palovich, Darlene Malich, Bruce Bille, all with USO, and Tim Knight, Gary Burkley, Dianna Patrick, Matt Patrick and Greg Brown, all with Warren Harley.

Harley group, USO join forces

HOWLAND — The United Service Organizations of Northern Ohio and Warren Harley Owners Group (HOG) joined forces this weekend to gather non-perishable and hygiene items to be sent to active servicemen and women deployed around the world. Bruce Bille with the board of directors of USO ...

Yearly 60-mile yard sale set for Saturday

TOUR ROUTE 7: The fourth annual 60-mile yard sale will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday hosted by the Tour Route 7 group covering those who live along state Route 7. To be included on the list or for more information, email MarketSquare@ymail.com or call 330-876-3178. The event is open free to ...

Animated fun comes to library

CRAFTS AND CARTOONS: Teens in grades seventh to 12th can take part in Crafts and Cartoons 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Warren-Trumbull County Main Library. There will be different activities planned in Teen Central. AUCTION TO HELP SECOND HARVEST: The ninth annual Canfield Fair Junior Fair livestock ...

Letting lads play pool leads to fine

THIS WEEK IN HISTORY 99 years ago in 1918: • An arrest followed a proprietor who allowed youths under 18 to play pool. Complaints that foreigners operating pool rooms in the city permitted youths to play in their establishments and sold them tobacco was being investigated. John Pastor, ...

Ham radios, robot replica hit Hamfest

BAZETTA — Ham radio equipment and a robot lookalike from a 1960s television show were among the items featured at the recent Warren Area Amateur Radio Club’s annual Hamfest and Swap Meet at Mosquito Lake State Park. Braceville resident Amy Oliver, secretary of the club and event ...

Niles Historical Society sets open house

SEEING EYE WARD-THOMAS MUSEUM: The Niles Historical Society will hold its monthly open house 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Ward-Thomas Museum, 503 Brown St., Niles, with the last tour beginning at 4 p.m. The monthly membership meeting will be 10 a.m. Sept. 9 in the Westenfield Room. Plans will ...

Kinsman House sets annual gala

SEEING EYE SIXTH ANNUAL EVENT: The sixth annual Gala at the Kinsman House hosted by the Friends of the Warren Heritage Center and GFWC / Ohio Warren Junior Women’s League will be 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Kinsman House grounds off Mahoning Avenue, Warren. The event will include guided ...

Tornadoes and a life lesson from my pets

So this past Thursday, now affectionately known as the day of the tornado, my team and I had finished volleyball practice in the morning and I had completed my workout. A friend had texted me the previous evening and asked if I wanted a bucket of homegrown blueberries. I had responded with an ...

Women’s Park to host Equality Day

CELEBRATING 19TH AMENDMENT: Women’s Equality Day will celebrate the 19th Amendment giving all women the right to vote noon Saturday at the Women’s Park in Warren. The theme is “Turning Point, Night of Terror.” The free event will have speakers and entertainment by Carol Bovee assisted ...

Vienna Home Day returns to center

VIENNA — Local families gathered for an afternoon of fun, entertainment and games during the annual Vienna Home Day. ‘‘It’s a family day for people to come together and enjoy food and music. There is something for adults and children,’’ Pam Klinger, event organizer, said. Vienna ...

Seeing eye

BACK TO SCHOOL: Niles Christian Assembly, 672 North Road, Niles, will hold a back-to-school extravaganza 10 a.m. Saturday. There will be bookbag giveaway while supplies last. Children must be present. The event will also include fire trucks, police cruiser, face painting, coloring contest, ...

Agenda

GIRARD COUNCIL will hold special meeting 3:30 p.m. today at service director’s office on application to participate in Transportation Alternatives Program. HARTFORD APPLE CIDER FESTIVAL COMMITTEE will meet 7 p.m. today at the township municipal building. LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will ...

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Mayor Doug Franklin, city officials and members of the Northwest Neighborhood Association attend a dedication ceremony for Warren Memorial Park off Tod Avenue. Volunteers with United Way of Trumbull County helped with beautifying the park with landscaping and cleanup as part of an annual summer work day.

Warren Memorial Park dedicated

WARREN — A small neighborhood park with benches, a flagpole and memorial brick garden made possible by the Northwest Neighborhood Association was officially dedicated at a recent ceremony. Larry Larson, a city councilman and a member of the NWNA, said many community groups and volunteers ...