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Brookfield plans annual Summerfest

BROOKFIELD — Brookfield United Methodist Church is holding the annual “Summerfest on the Green” Saturday and Sunday at the township center green with a variety of events and activities geared for families. The two-day event will begin 11 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. Activities ...

Lemonade stands sweet way to fight epilepsy

LIBERTY — It started with a little lemonade and then grew into a family-day picnic, all designed to raise funds for the National Epilepsy Foundation. David Moamis of Liberty, who has battled epilepsy since childhood, said the National Epilepsy Foundation started an annual “Lemonade ...

Volunteers improve ball park

MCDONALD — Members of a local contractors union donated their time and service for improving the village ballfields, which are used by the McDonald High School baseball teams. Will Lewis, president of the Youngstown Chapter of the Ohio Contractors Association said the association wanted to ...

Bible school has evening hours

VBS AT CHURCH: Praise Cathedral Church of God, 608 Iowa St., Niles, will hold vacation Bible school for ages 3 to 12 6:30 p.m. nightly today to Friday. The theme is ‘‘Kid’s Krusade.” For information call 330-847-6915. ROCKABILLY RUCKUS: The second annual Rockabilly Ruckus is scheduled ...

Event to explore trip to Alaska

SEEING EYE “THE LAST FRONTIER”: The Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District’s National Park series will continue with ‘‘The Last Frontier’’ 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Trumbull County Agriculture and Family Education Center, 520 W. Main St., Cortland. Amy Reeher, Trumbull ...

Outreach offers free bookbags

GIVEAWAY: St. Nicholas Samaritan Outreach will provide area students free bookbags, while supplies last, 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Newton Falls American Legion, 2025 East River Road, Newton Falls. A donation to the outreach will take place. LAKE FEST: The 35th annual Pymatuning Lake Fest will ...

Operation Back 2 School drive underway

Tribune Chronicle WARREN — With the 2017-18 school year starting in a few weeks for area children, the United Way of Trumbull County wants to make sure they have the school supplies they need for a successful year. Cindy Rogers, campaign associate with United Way, said Operation Back 2 ...

Fertilizer certificate deadline September

Hello Trumbull County. For those of you that apply fertilizer to 50 acres or more, we are quickly coming up on the Sept. 30 deadline to obtain your Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training. For those of you who don’t know, or don’t remember, in June 2014, Gov. John Kasich signed the ...

Off to see Wizard at Upton House

WIZARD OF OZ: The Upton Association will hold a free open house 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Harriet Taylor Upton House, 380 Mahoning Ave., Warren. The display will feature Wizard of Oz memorabilia. Upton House, home of suffragette Harriet Taylor Upton, will be open for viewing. All rooms are ...

Agenda

STEAM ACADEMY OF WARREN Board of Directors will hold a special meeting noon today at the school, 261 Elm Road NW, Warren. LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 1 p.m. today at the township administration building to hire a road department employee and other business. GIRARD ...

Party in the garden

GARDEN CRAWL / PARTY ON THE PORCH: Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership is hosting the fourth annual Garden Crawl and Party on the Porch from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday in the Garden District of downtown Warren. TNP will have the trolley running a continuous loop through the garden district. There will ...

Camp showcases history

By BOB COUPLAND Tribune Chronicle YOUNGSTOWN — Local students were able to spend one week researching famous people from the Mahoning Valley during a Young Historians camp held at the Arms Family Museum and the Tyler History Center. Traci Manning, curator of education at the Arms ...

Hands-on lesson about history

HANDS-ON HISTORY: A free Hands-On History open house will be held 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., Youngstown-Mahoning Valley Historical Society staff will be on hand for a program on the Progress of the Mahoning Valley. Visitors will explore how the ...

Tribune Chronicle photos  / Bob Coupland
Children spent time at the Trumbull Family Fitness indoor swimming pool as part of the summer children’s program. Activities are held at Family Fitness in Warren and offsite through Aug. 18.

Kids enjoy Family Fitness camp

WARREN — Six-year-old Ethan Hixson said getting to swim in the pool is one of the highlights of a summer camp for children held since June at Trumbull Family Fitness. Paulette Edington, director of Family Fitness, said the Summer Kids program provides a place for children to enjoy ...

Niles Heritage Day showcases local history

NILES — Local history will be showcased at the annual Niles Heritage Day noon to 5 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of the Ward Thomas House Museum, 503 Brown St. The theme is “Remembering our Past, Living in the Present, Embracing our Future.” David Rosine, chairman of the committee ...

Talent, classes, careers featured at summer enrichment event

WARREN — Local children had the opportunity this summer to learn about future career opportunities while taking various classes to help retain the subjects they learned this past school year. The Inspiring Minds summer enrichment program, in its sixth year, had 500 students in grades three ...

National Night Out in Vienna

SEEING EYE TUESDAY EVENT: Vienna Township Neighborhood Watch will host a National Night Out Against Crime 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the township gazebo. The event is a partnership between public safety and communities to prevent crime and drugs in the neighborhoods. Entertainment will be ...

St. Patrick Parish festival scheduled

SEEING EYE EVENT IN HUBBARD: St. Patrick Parish 59th annual festival will be held Thursday to Aug. 6 at the church grounds, 225 N. Main St., Hubbard. Hours are 6 to 11 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 5 p.m. to midnight Saturday and 3 to 11 p.m. Aug. 6. Friday is Class Reunion Night, Saturday is ...

Veterans honored at fundraiser

BRACEVILLE — Girard resident Ralph Griffiths, a World War II veteran and Iwo Jima survivor, said he was honored to be among a group of local veterans who were recognized for their service at the sixth annual Diles Family and Extended Family Foundation charity golf outing. The event, which ...

Barbecue to be held to raise awareness

HEALTHCARE SEMINAR: Dr. Rodney Hill and nurse practitioner Cynthia Daniels of Associates in Women’s Health of the Mahoning Valley, Youngstown, are hosting a free barbecue and a seminar on health care risks of pregnancy and childbearing faced in the African-American Community. The East Side ...