Community News

Bazetta PD hosts safety day at lake

SAFETY DAY AT LAKE: The 15th annual Safety Day will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Mosquito Lake Marina at Mosquito Lake State Park. The event is hosted by the Bazetta Police Department and the marina. The event will include local, state and federal rescue vehicles, K9 police dog ...

Agenda

• NILES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 4:30 p.m. today at the city building conference room. • NEWTON FALLS PLANNING / ZONING COMMISSION will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the municipal building. • TRUMBULL COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH / RECOVERY BOARD Addiction and Mental Health Program ...

Brookfield Historical Society hosts resource room open house

BROOKFIELD — Wanting to showcase the township’s history and also attract new members, the Brookfield Historical Society hosted a recent open house at the new resource room at the township administration building. The open house included various displays including a large drive wheel from ...

Weathersfield holds Flag Day Festival

WEATHERSFIELD — The fourth annual Weathersfield Flag Day Festival will be Thursday to Sunday at the community park and gazebo off state Route 46 at the former middle school site. Township Fiscal Officer Fred Bobovnyk said the event has grown each year and new for 2017 will be helicopter ...

Parish hosts 34th festival

PARISH HOSTS FESTIVAL: Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 4490 Norquest Blvd, Austintown, will hold its 34th annual festival 6 to 11 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday on the parish grounds. Wednesday is preview night. Thursday is a children’s fun run 7 p.m. followed by an adult 5k run. The festival will ...

Tribune Chronicle / Bob Coupland
Elizabeth Zangara, 8, Talulah Martin, 2, and Charlie Morgan, 4, all of Warren, select books from one of the Little Free Libraries at the Laird Avenue Gardens. The library features gardening books and selections for children and adults.

When gardens become libraries

By BOB COUPLAND Tribune Chronicle WARREN —While growing their plants at the various community gardens throughout the city, area resident may also select a book for themselves or their children at one of the Little Free Libraries that have sprouted. Mikenna McClurg, committee chair for ...

SCOPE to form parade group

WARREN — Since watching a group of senior citizens perform at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Warren SCOPE director Mike Wilson has wanted to form a local group to perform at area parades. SCOPE members throughout the county are being asked to come together to form a ...

Annual WOW bike tour set

WOW BIKE TOUR MARKS 13TH YEAR: The 13th annual World of Wildlife Bicycle Tour will be 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the bike trail at Kent State University / Trumbull Campus, 4313 Mahoning Avenue NW. Registration is 7:30 to 10 a.m. Participants can ride bikes 20, 40 or 62 miles along the ...

Learning sign language

WARREN — Saying the repetition and teaching methods were what helped her learn to sign, Kent resident Janet Wojnaroski said she did not mind driving to Warren once a week for a basic American Sign Language program. Wojnaroski, a retired teacher, said instructor Laurie Pesarchick made the ...

Noteworthy

YOUTH FISHING DERBY: Mosquito Lake State Park in Bazetta will hold a free youth fishing derby 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at the Lakeview Recreational area on the southeast shore of the lake, 3061 Warren Meadville Road. Free T-shirts will be given to the first 70 participants. Prizes will be ...

Libraries

BRISTOL PUBLIC LIBRARY: The library’s summer reading program, “Build a Better Reader,” runs through July 13. It’s for children through 12th grade. Participants will earn prize drawing tickets by reading and attending library programs. There are weekly prize drawings plus a grand prize ...

School news

ALLEMAN WINS COMPETITION: Sophia Alleman, a Youngstown resident and sixth-grade student at St. Rose School in Girard, won first place April 1 in the Regional History Day Contest at Youngstown State University. She then took top honors again in the Ohio History Day competition April 29 at Ohio ...

Graduates

McCOLLUM GRADUATES: Emilee Gysegem McCollum, daughter of Toby and Lisa Gysegem of Warren, recently graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with her master’s degree in sport administration. She was awarded the 2017 Outstanding Research Award at the May 12 graduation ...

Scholars

MACKEY RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP: Nancy Mackey of Hubbard, a senior horticulture student at Kent State University at Salem, recently received the Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association scholarship. Mackey was one of 17 students from across the state to receive the scholarship, valued at $1,000, ...

Libraries

Trumbull County Public Library - Warren Main Library • Teen Game Night, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays tor teens entering grades 7 to 12. • Captain Underpants party, 2 p.m. today with new “Captain Underpants” movie, with snacks, games and crafts. For ages 5 to 12. • Let’s Play Club, ...

Howland offers kids’ programs

HOWLAND YOUTH PROGRAM: The Howland Youth Sport and Recreation program is offering a variety of programs for children from mid-June to early August. Activities include fishing, arts and crafts, bowling, cheerleading, tennis, volleyball, soccer, football and outdoor adventure. Classes are offered ...

Tribune Chronicle / Bob Coupland
Ted Rupe, a retired Maplewood teacher, and Maplewood alumni Jeni Butler and Holly Jones look at a stained-glass art in the high school hallway depicts the history of Maplewood Local Schools. The project was completed by art students in Jordan Moxley’s classes at the high school.

Stained glass depicts Maplewood history

MECCA — A stained glass display highlighting the history of Maplewood Local Schools from its beginnings in 1872 to the present is on exhibit at Maplewood High School. Jordan Moxley, high school art teacher, said her Art I-IV students made the 4 1/2-by-8-feet stained-glass project and ...

Tribune Chronicle / Bob Coupland
The Trumbull County Chapter of the National Association of Wolves recently honored eight Trumbull County High School  seniors at their annual scholarship dinner at Leo’s Ristorante. A total $24,000 in scholarships was presented. From left are scholarship chair Dave Leo; recipients Jason Kay of Girard High School, Michael Massucci of Howland, Angel Redmond of Champion, Heaven Miller of Mineral Ridge, Courtnai Richardson of Harding in Warren, Miranda Pesa of Lakeview in Cortland, Megan Payich of Girard and Marissa Montecalvo of Niles; and Tom Sanfrey, chapter president.

Wolves Club recognizes Trumbull students

Tribune Chronicle HOWLAND — The Trumbull County Chapter of the National Association of Wolves Club awarded $24,000 in scholarships to eight Trumbull County High School seniors. Each student was presented $3,000 scholarships each at the annual dinner at Leo’s Ristorante. David Leo, ...

Relays will help to battle cancer

RELAYS SET IN CHAMPION, AUSTINTOWN: American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be held in Champion and Austintown this weekend. Champion will hold its relay from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at the high school stadium, 5976 Mahoning Ave NW. The Austintown relay will be held 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. ...

Time of the season to pick rocks

It’s my favorite time of year again, rock picking time. If you missed my article on the fantastic attributes of rock picking in a field alone for hours, please take a moment to peruse the Tribune’s website to find it. I’ve received many compliments on that article, and I am truly grateful ...