Community News

Gustavus has new place to play

GUSTAVUS — Gustavus Township has a new community park, thanks to money from gas and oil well leases and donations from the public. An official dedication of the new park off state Route 87 was held on the Fourth of July, when various activities — including a kiddie tractor show, tiny ...

Effort to start new Moose lodge in Niles

NILES — A Niles man is hoping to get a Loyal Order of Moose lodge re-established in the city to work with the Women of the Moose group. Randy Sheldon, who is leading the effort, said the lodge ended 11 years ago. Most of the items in the building off Niles Road were sold and the lodge ...

Girard celebrates Mt. Carmel festival

Tribune Chronicle GIRARD — The Girard Mount Carmel Festival will be Wednesday through July 16 at the Italian Fraternal Home grounds, 33 W. Wilson Ave. The festival will include a parade 11 a.m. July 16 from IFH to St. Rose Parish with Mass at 11:30 a.m. and a ceremony at 1:15 p.m. at ...

Weather has been uncooperative to make hay

Hello, Trumbull County. I hope you had a nice and relaxing July 4 holiday. The weather allowed us to get some house projects done outside but unfortunately, the weather forecast has not be so favorable for those of you looking to make hay. If you don’t have the ability to wrap your hay, ...

Graves need flags removed

VETERANS SEEK HELP REMOVING FLAGS: The Trumbull County Veterans Services is asking for volunteers to help him remove flags from graves of veterans in Pineview Memorial Park, Warren, for storage. The task will begin at 9 a.m. Friday. In case of rain, it will be postponed until 9 a.m. Saturday. ...

Warren, Niles book giveaway feeds children’s imaginations

WARREN — Since 2012, retired librarian Ellen Finan of Cortland and other volunteers have worked to get new books to local children in Niles and Warren as part of the Food for the Brain Campaign. Each summer, the group travels to the Warren Family Mission, Highland Terrace, Warren Heights ...

Lions car show will be Sunday

SEEING EYE FUN ON WHEELS: The Cortland Lions Club annual car show is noon to 3 p.m. Sunday in downtown Cortland. There will be deejay, a drawing and food. Registration is 8 to 11 a.m. For information call 330-638-1039 or 330-637-5941. Proceeds help with the vision-impaired and less ...

Agenda

• BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold special meeting 8 p.m. today at township hall on zoning resolution, alternative tax budget and hiring EMTs. • WARREN COUNCIL will meet 5 p.m. today in the caucus room on citizens review committee. Council will meet 4 p.m. Thursday on community ...

Miniature-railroad club adds to SCOPE display

WARREN — The Riverside Railroad Club members have started making a miniature version of Warren at their railroad garden at the Warren SCOPE Center. Dan Houston, coordinator of a recent summer open house, said there will be open houses throughout the summer to display the miniature version ...

Kinsman yard sales scheduled

SEEING EYE ‘KINSMAN IS FOR SALE’: The ‘‘Kinsman Is For Sale’’ will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday with township-wide yard sales. Free maps are available at Market Square, state Routes 5 and 7. The Kinsman Rotary will hold a barbecue 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the township park, 8000 ...

Agenda

• WARREN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 10 a.m. Wednesday at the township hall. • WARREN COUNCIL will meet 5 p.m. Wednesday in council caucus room on citizens review committee. • HARTFORD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. Wednesday at township hall. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES ...

Tribune Chronicle / Bob Coupland
The Howland Rotary has started a fundraiser to get U.S. flags in yards throughout the community. Ken Abell, Howland Rotary community service chair, places a flag in a yard. Flags are placed by the Rotary twice a year from May to July and September to November.

Rotary gets the flags out

HOWLAND — The Howland Rotary is challenging residents and businesses to fly American flags on six national holidays each year. The service club began a fundraiser to buy flags to place in all yards in the community. Ken Abell, Howland Rotary community service chair, said the Rotary began ...

Tribune Chronicle/ Bob Coupland
Members of the Southington Chalker Band Boosters have transformed two rooms at the historic Chalker Building into Newton Chalker’s study from 1904 and a Cold War room from the 1960s as part of Chalker’s Challenge Escape Room fundraiser to help the high school band. The band will perform next year in  Walt Disney World in Florida.

Chalker building transformed to 1904

SOUTHINGTON — Members of the Southington Chalker Band Boosters have transformed two rooms at the historic Chalker building, 4432 state Route 305, into Newton Chalker’s study from 1904 and a Cold War room from the 1960s. The rooms will be used as the Chalker’s Challenge Escape Room ...

Gustavus park includes pavilion

GUSTAVUS TO DEDICATE NEW PARK: Gustavus officials will dedicate a new township park off state Route 87 around 11 a.m. Tuesday following the 10 a.m. July 4 parade. The park has a pavilion, playground, benches and restrooms made possible with fundraising and gas well lease money saved by ...

Noteworthy

SUNSHINE BENEFIT: The Sunshine Benefit will host a golf outing July 15 at Lakeside Golf Course in Lake Milton. A three-person scramble, the golf outing will be followed by a dinner, Chinese auction and entertainment at Magilla’s Sports Bar and Grill in Austintown. Proceeds go to Mandy Fitch ...

Clubs & Lodges

WOMAN’S RELIEF CORPS 104: The June 7 meeting was called to order by President Nancy F. and conducted in long form. There were 10 members present. Lunch committee for July will be Christie K., and Judy R. will handle the month of August. Members voted to give a donation to the Bristol Band ...

Reunions

WINDHAM 1967: In late May, well over half of the surviving 76 classmates of Windham High School Class of 1967 gathered for their 10th five-year reunion at Cafe 422 in Warren. Many classmates came from all parts of the country, including Florida, California, New York, Colorado and ...

Trumbull County Educational Service Center presents awards

Trumbull County Educational Service Center held its annual scholarship banquet May 12 at Leo’s Ristorante, awarding $27,000 in scholarships to 46 students from Trumbull County schools. The Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award, which is a $2,500 scholarship, was awarded to Nicholas ...

Mahjong game playing, lesson learning

WARREN — Southington resident Jerrie Lee said she has enjoyed playing Mahjong ever since her sister, Linda Reader of Southington, showed her how to play. ‘‘It takes a lot of concentration. Seventy percent of the game is skill and strategy and 30 percent is luck,’’ she said. Lee ...

Scholarships

2017 Scholarship recipients: Garrett Behner, son of Kevin and Rachel Behner, will attend Cleveland State University — Youngstown district soccer association, Lordstown Athletic Booster Scholarship. Alec Cole, son of Zachary and Tami Cole, will attend Kent State University- Trumbull — ...