Community News

Purge house of unwanted medicine

OPIATE OPERATION: Officers from the Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office, the Trumbull Ashtabula Group Law Enforcement Task Force and the Ohio State Highway Patrol will collect prescription drugs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today as part of “Operation: Empty Medicine Cabinet.” Unused or expired drugs ...

Management policy reviewed

TOOLBOX WORKSHOP: Ohio History Connection’s Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor will be hosting the first of this summer’s Toolbox Workshop: Collection Management Series, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, 151 W Wood St., ...

TODAY

• Purple Heart meeting — 7 p.m., Disabled American Veterans, 2044 Youngstown Road SE, Warren. • Lupus Support Group — 6 p.m., Panera Bread, U.S. Route 422, Niles. Rhonda Redd, 330-978-3749. • Mosquito Creek Woodcarvers — 7 p.m., Lake Vista Clubhouse, 303 N. Mecca St., Cortland. ...

Agenda

• LORDSTOWN PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 6:30 p.m. today at village administration building community room. • WARREN CITY COUNCIL has canceled its meeting this week. • SOUTHINGTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. Wednesday at township hall. • BRISTOL BOARD OF EDUCATION will ...

Falls students showcase skills

NEWTON FALLS —Running the 100-meter race, taking part in the long jump or tackling the obstacle course were among the challenges local children took part in at the Andy Jacob Memorial Junior Olympics. The event was held at the Newton Falls football stadium and co-sponsored by Positive ...

On the record

McDonald WHAT: Village council meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Michael O’Brien, Scott Seitz, Brian Fisher, Richard Harvey, Walter Bradley and Mayor Glen Puckett ABSENT: Ray Lewis Council: l Approved a bid of $171,149 from Shelley and Sands for paving Parkside Place and a cul-de-sac off the ...

On the record

Vienna WHAT: Township trustee meeting Monday PRESENT: Heidi Brown, Rich Dascenzo and Phil Pegg Trustees: • Approved pay increases for emergency medical technicians from $10.50 to $11 per hour, medics from $11.50 to $13.50 per hour and part-time police officers from $11.50 to $13.50 per ...

Taking a stand against racism

WARREN — Local residents provided ideas and input of what can be done working together to combat racism in the community. More than 40 people attended a recent program “Stand Against Racism” held at the YWCA of Warren and hosted by the YWCAs of Warren and Youngstown. “Race: Let’s ...

Program looks at astronaut

NEIL ARMSTRONG PROGRAM: The Howland Historical Society will hold a program on astronaut Neil Armstrong 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Howland Township administration building. Dan Mathey, a graphic artist and historian who was acquainted with Armstrong, will speak. The event is free. CANCER SCREENING: ...

Agenda

• LORDSTOWN COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at village municipal building. • NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the municipal building. • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6:30 p.m. today at high school community room. • HUBBARD CITY COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at ...

Scholarship helps honor shooting victim

GIRARD — Warren residents Eva and Richard Rollison said it will be five years this October since they lost their 24-year-old son, Richard Rollison IV of Niles, in a shooting at gas station in Warren. His parents told more than 150 guests at the recent Richard C. Rollison Foundation fourth ...

Speakers share testimonies

YOUNGSTOWN — Football players, coaches, chaplains and authors were among the speakers to share their testimonials during the ninth annual Christian-based Men’s Rally in the Valley at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown. Guest speakers included Washington quarterback Colt McCoy, Dallas ...

Religion events – May 5, 2018

UNITY DAY: Newton Falls Community Unity Day will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today on Broad Street, where volunteers will be handing out baked goods and meeting with residents of the community. There will be coffee and punch. Participating churches are Newton Falls First Christian Church, First ...

Nose art, tail flash unveiled

VIENNA —The 910th Airlift Wing unveiled new tail flash and nose art for the base’s fleet of C-130H Hercules aircraft Thursday at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station. The tail flash, designed by Master Sgt. Bob Barko Jr., 910th Airlift Wing public affairs superintendent, spells out ...

Farm donates for community improvements

SOUTHINGTON — A handicapped accessible ramp or lift is being planned by the Southigton Community Trust for the historic Chalker building, which offers community programs, events and exhibits on local history. Bob and Judy Baugher of Baugher Farm LLC made a presentation of $2,500 to the ...

Cinco de Mayo event honors mom

UNITED WAY EVENT: For the third year, Women United is welcoming the mothers / guardians of children in United Way’s Success After 6 program to the Mothers United Spring Social 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown. The event features a Cinco De Mayo ...

Farm kids harvest real-world skills

Recently on social media, I saw a great article that was shared by several of my farming friends. The title of the article was “Top 10 Qualities Farm Kids Bring to the Workplace,” and was immediately followed by the hashtags of work ethic, responsibility, critical thinking, flexibility, ...

Hit the links at Cortland library

MINI GOLF CHALLENGE: A mini-golf challenge will be held 3:30 p.m. today at the Cortland Library Branch. Participants in grades 7 to 12 will design a miniature golf course from miscellaneous items. Registration is required by calling 330-638-6335. GO WILD AT LIBRARY: Get Wild in the Garden ...

Agenda

• BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES scheduled a special meeting for 8 a.m. Friday at the township hall to review volunteer fire department contract. • NILES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION rescheduled its meeting from this week to 4 p.m. Monday at the city building conference room.

Seeing Eye

Antique showing at Cortland Opera ANTIQUE ROADSHOW: The Cortland-Bazetta Historical Society will hold a program “Antiques Roadshow- Cortland Style” 7 p.m. Thursday at the Cortland Opera House, 152 Park Ave. Brian Orfin, proprietor of Nowhere Toys in Niles and on Facebook, will appraise one ...