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• GIRARD COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building with caucus on finances at 6:30 p.m. • KINSMAN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at the township hall. • HOWLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6:30 p.m. today at the middle school media center • LORDSTOWN ...

Lions Club gets new location

LORDSTOWN — The Lordstown Lions Club has found a new location as the club has obtained a special-use permit from the village for a home to be turned into a meeting house off Lyntz Road. Janet Krempasky, who this year became the first female Lordstown Lions Club president, said the two-story ...

Niles, Warren plan Halloween parades

Niles and Warren cities will both be holding Halloween parades Sunday. • In Niles, the parade will begin at 1 p.m. at Niles McKinley High School and travel from Federal Street to Main Street to West State Street ending at north end of the viaduct. Parade walkers then will go west (right) ...

Kinsman police hold fundraiser

SHOP WITH A COP FUNDRAISER: The officers of the Kinsman Township Police Department will be waiting tables from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Times Square Restaurant, 8078 Main St., Kinsman. The officers will work for tips, which will be used for the annual Shop with a Cop program. On Dec. ...

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• BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a bimonthly department head meeting 7:30 a.m. Monday at township hall. Trustees will also special meeting 10 a.m. Tuesday at Trumbull County engineer’s office concerning flooding in township. • NEWTON TOWNSHIP CEMETERY ASSOCIATION will meet 6 ...

Residents attend safety expo in Champion

CHAMPION — What different generations have accomplished by a certain age has changed over the years. That was one of the issues addressed at the 11th annual Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Northeast Ohio Safety Expo. More than 300 local business people, community members, students ...

Book burial held at cemetery

YOUNGSTOWN — Members of Mahoning Valley Jewish temples gathered recently for a community book burial and dedication ceremony at the Knox Street Cemetery. Those with holy books that are no longer in use or are torn were brought to the cemetery and placed in a large hole, with Maimonides ...

Cortland church to distribute DVDs

BAZETTA — Members of Cortland Trinity Baptist Church will be distributing a DVD to residents in the 44410 ZIP code in the upcoming weeks to help raise awareness of the life of Jesus. Pastor Dan Barker of the church said Saturate USA’s goal is to take the “Jesus Film” to 60 million ...

Religion news

FAMILY ROOTS: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2205 Tibbetts-Wick Road, Girard, will host its annual Family Discovery Day 9 a.m. to noon today. The event is free to the public. Yolonda Van Dyne, who is chairing the event, said participants will get hands-on experience. Attendees ...

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GIVEAWAY IN WARREN: The Warren Family Mission has 1,000 gallons of milk to give away free 9:30 a.m. to noon, or as long as supplies last, today at the mission, 155 Tod Ave. NW, Warren. Also available will be baked goods, split peas and produce. HALLOWEEN SPOOK WALK: The Senior High Ministry ...

Students bring book to life

CHAMPION — After reading the book “The Outsiders” by S. E. Hinton in their language arts classes, eighth-graders at Champion Middle School took part in all-day learning activity based on the book. Eighth-grade teachers Jessica Hrubik and Kathleen Bronson coordinated Outsiders Day with ...

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EVENT TO HELP ROBOTICS: A trash and treasure sale to benefit the Girard fifth-to-12th grade FIRST Robotics programs will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the municipal building gymnasium, corner of Market and Main streets, near the post office. Over 30 families have donated to the sale to ...

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• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 a.m. today at the township hall. • MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will meet 10 a.m. today at the commissioners’ hearing room for the board meeting and 11 a.m. at the county administration building for staff meetings. • STEAM ACADEMY BOARD ...

Fall is the best time of year

There is a quote by one of my favorite authors, F. Scott Fitzgerald, in his novel, “The Great Gatsby” that says “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” Oh, how I love this quote. Fall brings about the anticipation of the beautiful colors of the fall leaves, the ...

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FAMILY TREE PROJECT: Celebrate Family History Month by creating your own family history art project 6 p.m. today at the Warren Trumbull County Public Library. Participants will create a colorful paper family tree art project and will receive five-generation charts and other helpful genealogy ...

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• HARTFORD PARK COMMITTEE will meet 7:30 p.m. today at the township hall. • MATHEWS BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold an executive session 5 p.m. today, with a regular session at 7 p.m., at the high school. • NEWTON FALLS LIBRARY BOARD will meet 6 p.m. today at the library meeting ...

Historic ghost walk held at Oktoberfest

MINERAL RIDGE — Nine-year-old Russell Lauer said he likes ghost stories, so attending the historic ghost walk at the township’s Oktoberfest was the perfect place to be. Lauer, a fourth-grader at Weathersfield schools, walked through the ghost displays with his mother, Katie Lauer, ...

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AFRICAN AMERICAN ANCESTORS: The Warren-Trumbull County Public Library will host a free Family History Month event 2 p.m. Saturday at the Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. Guest speaker Stacey Adger, Ohio Genealogical Society trustee, will present “Giving Them a Voice: Researching ...

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• BAZETTA PARK BOARD will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 10 a.m. today at the township hall to meet with representatives of the forestry department on a memorial tree program. • McDONALD BOARD OF EDUCATION Buildings ...

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PUMPKIN DECORATING CONTEST: St. Joseph Warren Hospital and Trumbull County United Way are holding a pumpkin decorating contest Wednesday to Friday in the hospital’s main lobby. Tickets for pumpkins are on sale 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. with drawing at noon Friday. Three department prizes will be ...