Community News

OSU Extension educator relocates

Hello, Trumbull County. As many of you already know, this is David Marrison’s last week with OSU Extension in Ashtabula County. He will not be leaving OSU Extension, but he has accepted the Ag and Natural Resources Extension Educator position in Coshocton County. He will be getting married ...

Group raises funds for vet’s service dog

NILES — Members of the First United Methodist Church of Niles spent a day at four locations last weekend collecting donations for Wags 4 Warriors so a dog can be trained to become a service dog for a local veteran. The German shepherd puppy named Bubba has already been selected and will next ...

Gospel music makes a return to fair

CANFIELD — Gospel music will return to the Canfield Fair presented by Sweeney Chevrolet, Buick and GMC on four days this year including an appearance of one of the genre’s biggest groups, the Hoppers. The Hoppers will take the stage 4 p.m. Sunday as part of a two-hour concert. There is no ...

Airfield to host memorial bash

FOUNDATION EVENT: The Ross Griffin Memorial Bash will be held noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 8 at the SLOAS Airfield, 4059 North River Road, Howland. The event being held by the Ross Griffin Memorial Foundation will feature a three-hour raffle with prizes awarded every five minutes. Winners need not ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold a public hearing 11 a.m. today for the naming of a bridge in Weathersfield for fire Chief Randy Pugh. • GIRARD BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 4 p.m. Thursday at the high school library. • HOWLAND ZONING COMMISSION will meet 5 ...

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HISTORICAL CENTER HOSTS EVENT: The Friends of the Warren Heritage and the GFWC Ohio Warren Junior Women’s League will host their seventh annual Gala at the Kinsman House 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 10 on the grounds of the historical Kinsman House on Millionaire’s Row in Warren. The event will ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold a workshop at 10:30 a.m. today and meeting 10:30 a.m. Wednesday both in the commissioners’ hearing room. • FARMINGTON TRUSTEES will hold a road levy meeting at 5:30 p.m. today at the fire station. • YOUNGSTOWN COUNCIL Community Planning and ...

Promoting a love of animals

WARREN — After having had three brain surgeries, Kari Crawford of Champion said it was her pets that provided her with the most comfort during her recovery. Crawford decided she wanted to celebrate pets and organized an All Animal Art Show last summer at Courthouse Square. The event brought ...

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MILITARY RESEARCH : A military records class will be held 6 p.m. Thursday at the Warren-Trumbull County Main Library in Warren. The class will introduce researchers to military information in print and digital formats available through the Local History and Genealogy Center. The focus will be ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS will meet 9:30 a.m. today at the board offices in Warren to certify the results from village special election. • AUSTINTOWN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet noon today at the township Administration Building. • LIBERTY BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 4:30 ...

Radio operators showcase items

BAZETTA — Local HAM radio operators showcased their items and equipment for the public during the annual Warren Area Radio Association summer fest. The event was held at Mosquito Lake State Park. Larry Oliver of Braceville, president of the area radio association, said the club has been ...

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BIKE EVENT PLANNED: The Trumbull County Creating Healthy Communities Coalition is hosting a bike audit workshop 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Trumbull County Combined Health District, 176 Chestnut Ave. NE, Warren. The goal of the event is to make Warren a safer community for bicyclists by ...

Agenda

• LORDSTOWN FINANCE COMMITTEE will meet 1 p.m. Monday at the village municipal building. • TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES will meet 6 p.m. Monday at Fairhaven School in Niles. • CHAMPION ZONING APPEALS BOARD will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at township hall. • ...

Love Charity Alms recognizes local graduates

WARREN — Local high school graduates were recognized for their accomplishments with scholarships and also an important message of “success in God’s eyes.” The Love Charity Alms third annual Martha J. Hill scholarship banquet was held at Enzo’s Restaurant where the Martha J. Hill ...

Religion notes

RETREAT SET: Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center, 2067 Evergreen Road, Villa Maria, Pa., will offer “Watercolor II” 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today with Margaret Marszal, a Sister of the Humility of Mary, who has a background in retreat work, parish ministry and education. CHURCH ...

Truck driver places 25th

WARREN — Aaron Snyder, a local truck driver, placed 25th in his first National Truck Driving Championship. Snyder was one of nearly 450 people who competed in the event Aug. 15 to 18, said Shelia Ross, senior director of public affairs at Strategic Public Partners. Snyder represented ...

Courthouse Square show set

ALL ABOUT ANIMALS ART: The Revival of My Brain Art will present the second annual All About Animals Art Show 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Courthouse Square, Warren. There will be multiple types of vendors, animal products, clothing, books, wreaths, oils and organizations, as well as face ...

Courthouse Square show set

ALL ABOUT ANIMALS ART: The Revival of My Brain Art will present the second annual All About Animals Art Show 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Courthouse Square, Warren. There will be multiple types of vendors, animal products, clothing, books, wreaths, oils and organizations, as well as face ...

Library to host program on Alzheimer’s

DISCUSSION ON MEMORY LOSS: “The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease” will be presented 2 p.m. Friday at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. The program will be presented by the Greater East Ohio Area Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Registration is ...

Common sense needed with chemicals

I will be honest up front — this column is not one of my typical columns. It is not a feel good, warm, fuzzy look at agriculture. This is an article that will make some people angry. This is an article that will probably get me stopped at the grocery store and read the riot act. This is an ...