Community News

Second Harvest kicks off campaign

YOUNGSTOWN — With the General Motors Lordstown plant idled, Second Harvest Food Bank officials said they are prepared to help families in need as they kicked off the 28th annual Harvest for Hunger campaign this week. Michael Iberis, executive director of Second Harvest Food Bank, said the ...

Trumbull historical society’s new home pushes it toward future

WARREN — The Trumbull County Historical Society is now the official owner of the former Owen Morgan House at 328 Mahoning Ave. NW, which is one of the last houses on Millionaires Row needing to be rehabilitated. A signing ceremony was held Thursday afternoon during which the Western Reserve ...

Seeing Eye

CELEBRATING WOMEN: The National Packard Museum will present “Introducing Elizabeth Gillmer Packard” at noon Saturday. The lecture is part of the museum’s “Coffee and Donut” educational seminar series and will be presented by Cindee Mines of Champion. Mines serves as secretary of the ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER Governing Board will meet 4 p.m. Monday at Conference Room A at the center in Niles. • CORTLAND PARK BOARD will meet 5 p.m. Monday at the municipal building. • CORTLAND PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the municipal ...

Dairy farmers are still strong

We still have a strong dairy industry in this area. Granted, the number of dairy farms is just a fraction of what it was 40 or 50 years ago, but those still in business are much larger and more efficient than those of the 1950s or ’60s. For the past four or five years, dairy farmers have ...

Event to honor women’s history

CELEBRATION: The 33rd annual Trumbull County Women’s History celebration will be noon March 16 at DiVieste’s Banquet Center, 754 North River Road, Warren. Doors open at 11 a.m. The program is guest speaker Anne McEvoy as Mary Todd Lincoln and Sherry Toliver as Elizabeth Keckley. The program ...

Agenda

• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 7:30 a.m. today at the township hall. • MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will meet 10 a.m. today at the commissioners’ hearing room. • TRUMBULL VETERANS SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 10 a.m. today at the Paul Heltzel Community Room ...

County historical society holds ceremony

EDUCATION CENTER: The Trumbull County Historical Society, along with the Port Authority and the Warren mayor’s office, will hold a signing ceremony to transfer 328 Mahoning Ave., Warren, to the historical society to be used as a cultural and education center. The ceremony will take place 4 ...

Agenda

• MAHONING VALLEY SANITARY DISTRICT Board of Directors will hold a special meeting 4 p.m. today at the assembly room on public employees. • AUSTINTOWN BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 4:30 p.m. today at the board offices for an executive session on personnel. • SENIOR ...

Library holds One Book event

BASEBALL TRIVIA NIGHT: The Warren Trumbull County Public Library will hold a baseball trivia night 6 p.m. Wednesday. The event is part of the One Book / One Community program. Teams of two to five will test their knowledge of baseball history and facts. Prizes awarded. Registration required at ...

Agenda

• BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 9 a.m. today at township park for fact finding with a forester. • HARTFORD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at township hall. • NILES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 4 p.m. today in the conference room of the city ...

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CELEBRATION: The third annual YWCA International Women’s Day Celebration is 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the YWCA Youngstown office, 25 W. Rayen Ave. The event will include ethnic performers, music, cuisine and dress. Tickets limited and available through today. International Women’s Day showcases ...

Agenda

• LORDSTOWN COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the village municipal building. • CORTLAND COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building. • NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the municipal building. • HUBBARD COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal ...

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NORTHWEST MEETING: The Northwest Neighborhood Association monthly meeting is 6:30 p.m. Monday at Grace United Methodist Church, Warren. Speakers are Mayor Doug Franklin and Safety Service Director Enzo Cantalamessa, who will discuss the new city cameras. Those attending are asked to bring ...

Agenda

• GREENE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Greene VFW Hall. • HUBBARD CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 9 a.m. Tuesday at the mayor’s office. • NILES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 4 p.m. Tuesday at the city building conference room. • TRUMBULL COUNTY ...

Lincoln students in top 5 at Samsung contest

WARREN — A group of sixth graders at Lincoln PK-8 School made it to the top five in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest where the students designed a prototype for a special chair that will help people with spinal muscular atrophy sit more comfortably and exercise safely. Christine ...

This week in history

99 years ago in 1920: An ultimatum was delivered to the officials of the Mahoning Valley street car line by the clerk of the Niles city council, in accordance with a motion adopted by members. At the meeting, the decision was made that the company would be allowed 30 days to produce better ...

Blessed Sacrament marks 60th year

WARREN — Blessed Sacrament Parish is marking a special milestone of 60 years in the Warren community. Members of the parish began the celebration with a kickoff appreciation Mass and dinner Feb. 23 at the church, the first of many events planned this year. More than 375 people ...

Ursuline Sisters get $250,000 grant

CANFIELD — The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown have received a $250,000 grant award from the Mahoning Valley Hospital Foundation of Canfield that will be dispersed over five years, supporting Ursuline Sisters Senior Living. The ministry provides safe and secure homes for independent adults ...

Religion events

BEATLES MASS: The eighth annual Beatles Mass “Here Comes the Son” will be today at Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. Warren. Live music will be performed by the Mainstreet Lions. The event begins at 3:30 p.m. with praise and worship and Holy Eucharist at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Jeff ...