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• MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will meet 10 a.m. Thursday at the commissioners’ hearing room. • TRUMBULL COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 10 a.m. Thursday at the Paul Hetzel Community Room. • TRUMBULL TRANSIT BOARD will meet 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Educational Service ...

United Way celebrates 95 years

HOWLAND — United Way of Trumbull County celebrated its 95th annual meeting and awards luncheon recognizing those donors, volunteers, and community members who have helped the agency. Nearly 300 people attended the meeting at Avalon Inn in Howland. Ginny Pasha, president of United Way, and ...

Students learn STEM careers

CHAMPION — Second-graders from EJ Blott School in Liberty learned about STEM careers in a recent visit to Trumbull Career and Technical Center. Cara Detoro, TCTC career development coordinator, said second-graders were looking at different jobs and careers that are STEM-based — science, ...

Seeing Eye

FEST SHOWCASES RIVER: The Friends of the Mahoning River will host the seventh annual Riverfest 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the B&O Station, 530 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. The free, family-oriented event celebrates the Mahoning River. Activities include nature trails and canoe or kayak ...

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• BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold department head meetings 7:30 a.m. today at the township hall. • SOUTHINGTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. today on a fire levy. • TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold workshop 10:30 a.m. today and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday ...

Wolves Club honors officers memory

HOWLAND — The Trumbull County Chapter of the National Association of Wolves honored 12 high school seniors at their annual scholarship event held at Leo’s Ristorante. This year also included the presentation of the Officer Justin Leo Memorial Scholarship. Recipients of the scholarship ...

1800s record book restored

VIENNA — The Vienna Historical Society’s members have worked to preserve historical items of the past and with the help of a Cleveland company have been able to restore one of the township’s oldest documents. Christine Novicky, president of the Vienna Historical Society, said Jamye ...

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SOCIETY TO MEET: The Vienna Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the township hall with guest speaker, Sean Posey, a photographer and author of “Lost Youngstown” and “Historical Theaters of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley.” MASTER GARDENERS: The Trumbull County Master ...

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• AUSTINTOWN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet noon Tuesday at township administration building. • MATHEWS BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 4:15 p.m. Tuesday at the board offices to discuss personnel. • WARREN BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday at the administration ...

Champion students learn inventive lessons

CHAMPION — Eighth-graders were selling ideas for products from shoes that tie themselves to cushions that fold into backpacks during the recent third annual Invention Convention at Champion Middle School. Teams of four or five students had to come up with a problem and then create an ...

SCOPE dance team to appear in parades

WARREN — The SCOPE “We are Off Our Rockers” parade dance team will be performing this spring and summer at various parades, including for Memorial Day weekend. Mike Wilson, SCOPE senior services director, said the dance team is looking for anyone over 50 who might be interested in ...

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• BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 9 a.m. today at the township hall on appropriations and special revenue fund for the park. • MCDONALD COUNCIL Ad Hoc Committee will meet 3 p.m. today at the Community Room, 500 Ohio Ave. • NEWTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a ...

Man given 8 years in stabbing death

WARREN — A Warren man convicted of stabbing another man to death in July will spend eight years in prison. Arteum Brodeur, 25, faced up to 11 years behind bars when he was sentenced Wednesday by Trumbull County Common Pleas Court Judge W. Wyatt McKay for a guilty plea to involuntary ...

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DEDICATION OF BUILDINGS: A ceremony will be held noon Saturday at Bristol Township Center to dedicate historic barbershop and doctor’s office buildings, which were moved from state Route 45 to near the township hall. There will be guest speakers and musical entertainment. An Eagle Scout ...

On the record – Howland

WHAT: Township trustee meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Matt Vansuch and James Lapolla ABSENT: Rick Clark Trustees: • Approved a zone change of .5526 acres of land from corridor review district office and institutional to residential at 9140 East Market Street and off Avalon Drive for plans ...

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• GIRARD BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 3:30 p.m. today at the high school media center. • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 7:30 a.m. today at the township hall. • SOUTHINGTON BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 6:15 p.m. today at the media center on a ...

On the record – McDonald

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Wednesday PRESENT: John Saganich, Jody Klase, Wendy Higgins and Joseph Cappuzzello ABSENT: Thomas Hannon • Renewed the supplemental contract of Wilma Sylak as transportation supervisor at two hours per day for 206 days at $7,115 for the 2018-19 ...

On the record – Liberty

WHAT: Board of Education meeting Monday PRESENT: Calvin Jones, Diana DeVito, Scott Davis, Christopher Brookbank and David Malone • Approved reconfiguring the building grade levels and special-education programs for 2018-19. Students in preschool to sixth grade will be housed in the E.J. ...

Envirothon stimulates students

Initiative of a passionate teacher and the cooperation of many other teachers, PTA, a local restaurant and many volunteers resulted in a wonderful learning experience for a group of local first-graders. It was like an envirothon for young students. Envirothon? It’s an educational ...

DI Team heading to global finals

HOWLAND —A Howland High School Destination Imagination team is heading this week to compete at global finals at University of Tennessee. The Super Smash Bros and Princess Peach team includes seniors Taylor Cook, 18, Robert Carr, 18, Liam McGee, 18, Kyle Rhine, 18, junior Daniel Hardy, ...