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Johnston Historical Society to elect officers

HISTORICAL GROUP TO MEET: The Johnston Township Historical Society will hold an organizational meeting 10:30 a.m. today at the old town hall. The meeting will include election of officers. Christine Novicky of the Vienna Historical Society and Cindy Mines of the Trumbull County Historical ...

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LENT KICKOFF: First Presbyterian Church in Warren will hold a chili cookoff Sunday after worship service in the fellowship hall to celebrate Fat Sunday. The church is kicking off Lenten activities. To enter chili, the fee is $5. Sampling is $4 for adults 12 and older, and free to children ...

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• CHAMPION BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 6:45 p.m. today at the community board room to hire personnel. • NEWTON FALLS JOINT FIRE DISTRICT BOARD will meet 6 p.m. today at the township hall. • NEWTON FALLS PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD will meet 5:30 p.m. today at ...

Conference offers help to farmers

BRISTOL — Wanting to help provide useful information for area farmers and those in agriculture, the OSU Extension offices in Northeast Ohio held its annual Northeast Ohio Agronomy School. More than 65 farmers attended the event at Bristol Township Hall, which focused on issues that impact ...

History center hosts storyteller

AFRICAN-AMERICAN STORYTELLING: The Mahoning Valley Historical Society in celebration of African-America History Month will hold a “Storytelling in the African American Oral Tradition” 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., Youngstown. The free event features Jocelyn ...

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• TRUMBULL COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER GOVERNING BOARD has rescheduled its meeting to 4 p.m. today at the center conference room in Niles. • LIBERTY BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the Liberty High School auditorium. • GIRARD CITY COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today ...

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CULINARY EVENT FOR TEENS: A Culinary Curiosities for teens in grades seventh to 12th will be 4 p.m. Monday at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. Participants will learn the basics of cooking, with different recipes featured each month. WALK AND TALK: Members of Kent State University ...

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• LAKEVIEW BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special session 5 p.m. Monday at the superintendent’s office to discuss the employment of personnel. No action will be taken. • TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES will meet 5:30 p.m. Monday at Fairhaven School cafeteria in ...

Howland students qualify for nationals

Howland — After two grueling days of competition, two Howland High School students have earned themselves a trip to nationals in speech and debate. Kate Li and Lindsey Shrodek placed first in public forum debate, which has qualified them for the state tournament and the national ...

This week in history

99 years ago in 1920: Growth of the city of Warren with more territory to cover and a larger population demanded additional equipment and police. Chief B.J. Gillen had recommended in a 1919 report to council that an additional 12 men be added to 14 working in the department. Six had already ...

Braceville church marks Black History Month

BRACEVILLE — Celebrating the achievements and accomplishments of African Americans was the focus of the annual Black History Month program at First Baptist Church in Braceville. Luona Body, one of the organizers of the program and worship service, said the event allows for members of the ...

Religion events

MEN’S SYMPOSIUM: A Men’s Symposium themed “Courageously Confronting Present Realities in the Black Community” will be 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Restoration Christian Life Ministries, 403 Atlantic St., Warren. The event will include panelists Elder Glenn D. Matlock, the Rev. Robert L. ...

YARS officer to speak to group in Hartford

HARTFORD SOCIETY HOSTS PROGRAM: The Hartford Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the fire department, Routes 7 and 305 for a presentation by Maj. Scott Allen, 910th Airlift Wing chief of public affairs, Youngstown Air Reserve Station. He will speak on the history of Youngstown Air ...

FIRST preps for battle

WARREN — High school FIRST Robotics teams from Champion, Girard, Hubbard, Warren Harding, Canfield and Austintown have constructed their robots and are set to begin competitions in March. At Warren G. Harding High School, the 25 members of Team E.L.I.T.E. 48 finished their robot on ...

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• NEWTON FALLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the high school library to discuss the upcoming tax levy and work session to discuss board procedures. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold monthly department head meetings 8:30 a.m. Monday at township ...

Buy goods to support farmer

Since we are now two months into 2019, I thought it might be of interest to examine some top issues facing farmers in 2019 as compiled by Successful Farmer. In this coming year, some incredibly important issues are facing farmers. These issues may be the difference between farmers being able ...

Vienna Historical Society meeting set

McGUFFEY AND HIS READERS: The Vienna Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the township hall. Featured speaker is Shirley Eckley, a retired educator, who will discuss William H. McGuffey and the history of the McGuffey readers and their importance in education. HOLOCAUST LEARNING: ...

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• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES canceled their meeting scheduled for today. • BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 4 p.m. today at the township hall to approve a road contract and finalize department appropriations. • GIRARD CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will hold a special ...

Realtors’ auction set for St. Demetrios

WABOR FUNDRAISER FOR MISSION: Warren Area Board of Realtors will hold a quarter auction fundraiser 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Demetrios Community Center, 3223 Atlantic St. NE, Warren. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Warren Family Mission and WABOR. For information and ...

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• MAHONING VALLEY SANITARY DISTRICT Board of Directors will meet 4 p.m. today at the assembly room. • AUSTINTOWN BOARD OF EDUCATION Financial Oversight Sub-Committee will meet 4:30 p.m. today at the central office. • HOWLAND ZONING COMMISSION will meet 6 p.m. today at township ...