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Benefit dance aids dog rescue

DOGS TO BENEFIT FROM PARTY: The Bow Wow Boogie Every Dog Matters Rescue benefit dance party will be 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at St. George Croatian Hall, 3200 Vestal Road, Youngstown. The event will feature both the John Reese Project and deejay Timmy D. A dance lesson sponsored by Abigail and A ...

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• McKINLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES will meet 4 p.m. Monday at the McKinley Birthplace Home and Research Center, 40 S. Main St., Niles. • GIRARD FREE LIBRARY BOARD will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the board meeting room. • HUBBARD PLANNING / ZONING COMMISSION will meet 7 p.m. Monday ...

Open house for foster care

OPEN HOUSE SET: Northeast Ohio Adoption Services, 5000 E. Market St., Suite 26, will host an open house 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 15 to provide information about foster care and adoption. The agency provides adoption and foster care services to teens and school-age children in the child welfare system ...

STEM showcased at college event

YOUNGSTOWN — Dr. Peyman Givi of the University of Pittsburgh said getting an undergraduate degree in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) areas at Youngstown State University will open doors to many careers. Givi, a YSU alumni who is a mechanical engineering and ...

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• BROOKFIELD SCHOOLS FINANCIAL PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 3:30 p.m. today at the school complex. • LABRAE BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold work session 10 a.m. today at the board office. • ORANGEVILLE COUNCIL will meet 7:30 p.m. today at the fire hall. • SOUTHINGTON TOWNSHIP ...

Preparing for kindergarten

NILES — Local children accompanied by parents and guardians learned what to expect when they enter kindergarten in the fall. The fourth annual Trumbull County “Kids are Cruising into Kindergarten” event was held Saturday at Eastwood Mall. Desiree Farragher, kindergarten transition ...

Summit Academy being honored

SCHOOL TO RECEIVE RECOGNITION: Summit Academy Community School in Warren will receive the Ohio Department of Education’s Momentum Award 1 p.m. today. The award recognizes schools that exceed expectations in student growth for the year, according to the state board of education. Schools must ...

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• CORTLAND CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 9 a.m. today at the municipal building. • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 10 a.m. today at Trumbull County engineer’s office to discuss township roads. • NEWTON FALLS PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the village ...

Kinsman student recognized

Tribune Chronicle KINSMAN — Molly Rink of Kinsman was among 12 Ohio Connections Academy students recognized as a winner of the 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, which honors youth making a positive impact in their towns and neighborhoods. The awards program is a youth ...

Soil, water district coordinator to talk at Howland library

THE LAST FRONTIER: Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District administrator / watershed coordinator Amy Reeher will discuss her recent Alaskan adventure 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Howland Branch Library. Reeher will show highlights from her visit to Denali National Park as well as her ...

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•TRUMBULL BUDGET COMMISSION will meet 10 a.m. today at the auditor’s office. •WESTERN RESERVE PORT AUTHORITY will meet 4 p.m. today at the economic development offices, 240 N. Champion St., Youngstown. •NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at village municipal ...

History center wine social set

FOUNDATION HOLDS FUNDRAISER: Shepherd’s Foundation will hold its annual wine social Thursday at the Tyler History Center, 325 W Federal St., Youngstown. The event will include wine and food pairings, entertainment by French Blue, a Chinese auction and a cork pull. Proceeds will benefit ...

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• GREENE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Greene VFW Hall. • SUMMIT ACADEMY BOARD will meet 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the school, 144 N. Schenley Ave., Youngstown. • TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS will meet 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the board offices, 2947 Youngstown Road, ...

Program builds Christian base

CORTLAND — Wanting to help local children build self-esteem and improve academics, as well as provide a Christian foundation, are part of the once-per-week Bible Kids after-school program provided by Cortland United Methodist Church. The Rev. David Vensel, pastor of the church, said members ...

Religion events

BEATLES MASS: Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren, will hold the seventh annual Beatles Mass “Here Comes The Son” praise and worship service and holy Eucharist 4 p.m. today. Those attending can wear tie-dye T-shirts and bell bottoms. Food and a chili cookoff will follow at ...

Program encourages kindness

WARREN — Students at Jefferson PK-8 School spent time decorating “kindness jars” as they learned the importance of treating each other kindly as part of the 21st Century Community Learning Center program. The theme of the program was “kindness counts.” To show the importance of ...

Super Bowl celebration

FOOTBALL TRAINING CAMP: Football training camp will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library for children in grades kindergarten to sixth grade. Participants can wear their favorite team jersey or colors as the get ready for the big game with four quarters of activities. ...

Stats say you can’t blame global warming on cows

Cows are the cause of global warming. Say what? Well, “they” say that cows produce too much methane each year. But is that true? Cattle — dairy and beef — have a specialized digestive system with four stomachs that allows them to utilize a diet primarily composed of plant material. ...

Annual Girard fundraiser set

FUNDRAISER SET FOR FAMILY: The annual Lena, Mason, Christian fundraiser will be held noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Hall, 26 W. Wilson Ave., Girard. The event will include a meal at $6 per person, basket raffle and 50-50. The event raises money in order to buy ...

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• NILES BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 4:30 p.m. today at the administration building regarding personnel and other business. • MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold a board meeting 10 a.m. Friday at the county commissioners’ hearing room in the courthouse and staff ...