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• HOPE ACADEMY FOR AUTISM BOARD will meet 6 p.m. today at the school, 1628 Niles Road, Warren. • MCDONALD COUNCIL will meet 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at village municipal building. • NEWTON FALLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 5 p.m. Wednesday in the board room located in ...

Mobile Meals sets traveling baskets expo

WARREN — Trumbull Mobile Meals has set up the traveling basket expo and will display more than 150 baskets this year as a fundraiser. Jean Schlecht, TMM board member and 2017 basket committee chairwoman, said TMM is lining up locations for their five-week traveling basket expo which kicks ...

Four Seasons Garden Club celebrating its 50th

CORTLAND — For the past 50 years, members of the Four Seasons Garden Club have not only spent time beautifying the city of Cortland but have expanded into other communities and other projects. Mary Lou Jarrett, club president, said the group has grown since its first organizational meeting ...

Awards night scheduled

Tribune Chronicle CORTLAND — The Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District’s 67th annual awards meeting and election of supervisors will be Friday at the Trumbull Agriculture and Family Education Center, 520 W. Main St., Cortland. The voting and reception will begin at 5 p.m. ...

Food drive set at Newton Falls High

SEEING EYE THROUGH NOV. 20: Newton Falls High School Career Based Intervention program will hold a canned-food drive through Nov. 20. The canned-food drive by the students is in cooperation with the Newton Falls Church Mouse. Cans will be collected in the students’ first-period classes. ...

Scouts take part in Jamboree

CANFIELD — Cub Scouts from Trumbull and Mahoning counties learned the latest on communicating through ham radios as part of the three-day 60th annual International Jamboree on the Air event held at Camp Stambaugh. George Meleski, one of the event organizers with the 20 / 9 Radio Club ...

Boys and Girls Clubs of Youngstown celebrates 47 years

Tribune Chronicle YOUNGSTOWN — The Boys and Girls Clubs of Youngstown will celebrate 47 years of investing in Youngstown’s youth with its fifth annual Gala at the Lake Club in Poland Nov. 3. The gala, “An Evening at the Biltmore,” will include dinner, club members sharing their ...

Trunk or treat at amphitheater

SEEING EYE EVENT FOR CHILDREN: A trunk or treat event for local children will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Warren Community Amphitheater off Mahoning Avenue. HALLOWEEN PARTY: Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. Warren, will hold a Halloween party for children 4 p.m. Sunday. The ...

Spread the word about manure

ON THE FARM Hello, Trumbull County. Manure happens, and it’s about this time of year that many small farms and horse owners begin to think about the daily chores involving piling manure. As you know, manure can have a lot of value as a fertilizer source for gardens or fields, but proper ...

Event will be educating about opiate dangers

DOOR TO DOOR: The Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention Opiate Task Force will go door to door starting at 10 a.m. Friday to educate the community about the hazards of opiate abuse. Coalition members will place educational door hangers in neighborhoods where overdose deaths have occurred. ...

Tribune Chronicle / Bob Coupland
Jade Sweitzer, a senior at Mathews High School, weighs a fish at the outdoor land lab off Cadwallader Sonk Road in Vienna. Biology students are doing testing and population study of the fish in the pond once per week at the site.

Mathews students learn at outdoor lab

VIENNA — Mathews High School biology students are spending one day per week when weather permits studying the fish population at the outdoor learning lab behind the school district administration building. Juniors and seniors in advanced biology / science teachers Jared Terlecky and Doug ...

Someplace Safe to host Unity Day

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS EVENT: Someplace Safe is hosting its 23rd annual Unity Day observance at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Kent State-Trumbull auditorium in the classroom / administration building, 4314 Mahoning Ave., NW, Champion. Unity Day is celebrated in October which is ...

Cemetery’s markers righted

SOUTHINGTON — Since last summer, members of the Southington Cemetery Association and community volunteers have continued the work of correcting tilted or leaning pioneer markers at the Pinecrest Cemetery off state Route 305 near the township center. The association, which was organized in ...

Post celebrates Navy birthday

SEEING EYE AMERICAN LEGION: Newton Falls American Legion Post 236’s U.S. Navy veterans celebrated the Navy’s 242nd birthday at the post meeting Oct. 9. MEMORIAL SWIM MEET: The 14th annual Kelly Jo Carlson Swim Meet for Special Olympic athletes will be noon Saturday at the Warren G. ...

TCTC starts pre-apprenticeship program for electrical techs

By BOB COUPLAND Tribune Chronicle CHAMPION — Students in the electrical technology program at Trumbull Career and Technical Center will have the opportunity to become journeymen in their fields sooner with a newly approved electrical tech pre-apprenticeship program. Bob Bonish, trade ...

Paper shredding set in Howland

SEEING EYE FREE EVENT: Shepherd of the Valley, 4100 North Road NE, Howland, will hold a free shredding event 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. The public can bring up to five banker’s-size boxes with materials that need to be shredded. Volunteers will direct traffic and assist with the shredding. ...

Dinner will help showcase initiative tying Ohio, Israel

ON THE FARM I have been living back in Johnston for just over a year. I’ll be honest — it has been an eventful year. In the past year, I’ve gone from a junior varsity volleyball coach to varsity volleyball head coach, a brand-new teacher to a second-year teacher, and I have coached ...

Haunted History Walk is Saturday in Weathersfield

SEEING EYE IN THE PARK: The annual Haunted History Walk will be 7 p.m. Saturday at the Weathersfield community park, at the former middle school site off state Route 46. TIPS FOR OFFICERS: The officers of Kinsman Township Police Department will be waiting tables 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at ...

JFK students take ‘crunch’ for lesson on healthy eating

WARREN — On one, two, three, a loud crunch sound could be heard as hundreds of students at JFK Lower Campus bit into apples at the same time as part of the ‘‘Great Apple Crunch.’’ Fourth-grade teacher Kimberly Gray said students in grades kindergarten to fifth each had an apple to ...

St. Rose holds annual auction

SCHOOL FUNDRAISER: The 19th annual St. Rose Home and School auction will be held 6 p.m. Saturday at the school gymnasium with proceeds used for field trips, speakers and other educational and spiritual activities. The event is the school’s largest fundraiser. There will be a live, silent ...