Community News

Historical society holds walking tour

UNDERGROUND RAILROAD: The Trumbull County Historical Society will hold a walking tour of North Bloomfield starting 10 a.m. Saturday at the town hall on the town square which was once an important stop on the Underground Railroad. The tour, which is in conjunction with the North Bloomfield ...

Agenda

• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 a.m. today at the township hall. • WEATHERSFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a work session 8 a.m. today at the board office to discuss personnel issues. No action will be taken. • TRUMBULL COUNTY TRANSIT Board of Directors will hold a ...

Students present chair for girl

WARREN — Several sixth-graders at Lincoln PK-8 School were excited as they explained what they and adult helpers did to create an adaptive chair for a first-grade girl with spinal muscular atrophy. The sixth-grade students, led by teachers Christine DePascale and Stephanie Collier, ...

Victory garden honors 10 years

VICTORY ANNIVERSARY: The Urban Community Victory Garden will celebrate its 10th anniversary 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Raymond John Wean Foundation with guest speaker Stephen Hudkins, former assistant professor of horticulture and the Master Gardener program coordinator of The Ohio State ...

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• MAHONING VALLEY SANITARY DISTRICT Board of Directors will meet 4 p.m. today at the assembly room. • SUMMIT ACADEMY SCHOOL Board of Education will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the school, 1461 Moncrest Drive NW, Warren. • YOUNGSTOWN COUNCIL will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the municipal ...

Seeing Eye

EVENT TO SAVE THE TREES: An educational event will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the Newton Township Hall to help save trees on public property scheduled for logging. On display will be the Native American collection of Pat Layshock, former Newton Falls mayor, which includes crafted artifacts, mostly ...

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• BRACEVILLE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at township hall. • GUSTAVUS TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at township hall. • HARTFORD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at township hall. • NILES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 4 p.m. today at the ...

Author, historian to speak in Liberty

MURDER AND MAYHEM: Author and local historian Roslyn I. Torella will give a presentation at 6 p.m. today at the Liberty library branch that includes some of the stories featured in her book, “Lowellville: Ohio’s Murders, Mayhem & More.” Copies of the book will be available for ...

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• BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6:30 p.m. today at the high school meeting room. • CORTLAND COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building. • FOWLER TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. ...

Hubbard show has artist theme

HUBBARD — Each year, Hubbard High School art teacher Josh MacMillan has his art students create a themed project for the school district’s spring art show. In past years, the students have made papier mache Dr. Seuss characters and minions. This year’s theme was the style of ...

Salvation Army showcases accomplishments

WARREN — With the theme “For Love and Laughter” Salvation Army Capts. Christopher and Kiley Williams highlighted the past year’s accomplishments of the Salvation Army. The Williamses, Warren corps officers for the past 11 months, showcased statistics for programs and services of ...

Howland event to include live music

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY: Howland Township will be hosting its second annual Food Truck Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday in the Howland High School parking lot. There will be a variety of food trucks and live music performances. This event is free. Attendees are invited to bring lawn chairs or a ...

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• GREENE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Greene VFW Hall. • YANKEE LAKE COUNCIL will meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Yankee Lake Inn. • MATHEWS BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at board offices on OAPSE contract and employment. The ...

McDonald church celebrates centennial

McDONALD — Pastor Shane Russo said while he has only been at the Woodland Park United Methodist Church for a year, he said it is an honor to celebrate the church’s 100th anniversary with its congregation. The church, located off Ohio Avenue next to the park, will hold a two-day ...

Woman tells of need to combat hate

YOUNGSTOWN — After retiring as a special agent of the FBI with over 22 years of service, Cynthia Deitle now speaks nationwide on ways communities can combat hate crimes with the Jewish faith, the religion that faces the most crimes against its members. Deitle, who is program and ...

Religion events

ORDINATIONS: Seminarians Ryan Furlong, Matthew Humerickhouse and Matthew Zwilling will be ordained as Transitional Deacons for the Diocese of Youngstown 10:30 a.m. today at the St. Columba Cathedral in Youngstown. The three men will be ordained by Bishop George V. Murry. Following ordination, ...

Girard students complete drone class

GIRARD — Fifty students, including several graduating seniors, completed a new cinematography class offered at Girard High School. Ashraf Hadi, engineering teacher, and Jamie Williams, fine arts teacher, co-taught the new course which is offered as a half-year credit class with plans to ...

Contestants sought for Niles pageant

NILES —The Niles Pageant Committee is currently accepting contestants for the annual Niles Pageant that will be 3 p.m. June 30 at the National McKinley Birthplace Museum, 40 N. Main St. Contestants will be assigned to the following age divisions: Little Miss Niles, ages 5-8; Junior ...

Fire victims to be honored in Niles

VIGIL PLANNED: A memorial vigil will be 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the safety service complex in Niles to honor Brad Crist, 54, and Jacob Crist, 15, who died in a fire at their home Monday. Family and friends have organized the vigil. OPEN HOUSE: Shepherd of the Valley in Howland, 4100 North River ...

Marker dedicated for Gulf War veterans

NILES — A marker has been unveiled at the Niles City Cemetery in memory of Gulf War veterans and in honor of Staff Sgt. Daniel E. Lykins, who served in the war and died earlier this year. The dedication and service was conducted by the American Legion Post 106, Niles, and American ...