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• BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a work session 8 a.m. today at the township administration building. • GIRARD BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 4 p.m. Thursday at the high school media center. • LORDSTOWN VILLAGE RECREATION AND PLANNING COMMITTEE will meet 4 p.m. today at the ...

Developing leadership skills

WARREN — A three-day-per-week, after-school program at the YWCA of Warren is helping to foster strong leadership skills in 9th- and 10th-grade girls. Sonya Davenport, assistant coordinator of the program, said the focus is on different themes each week for the more than 20 girls. ‘‘We ...

Birthday party set for McKinley

CELEBRATING PRESIDENT’S BIRTHDAY: The 175th birthday of President William McKinley will be marked from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the McKinley Birthplace Home, 40 S. Main St., Niles. The public will be able to visit with President McKinley, portrayed by Mike Wilson, take a tour of the ...

Agenda

• WARREN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold special meeting 5:30 p,m. today at the township hall for executive session on fiscal officer position. • BRISTOL TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at township ...

Historical markers arrive in Mineral Ridge

WEATHERSFIELD— The Mineral Ridge Historical Society has received two Ohio Historical Society markers that have been placed near the gazebo off state Route 46 and at Kerr Cemetery off Salt Springs Road. Marcy Buchanan, president of the society, said one marker is about Salt Springs and the ...

Scholar athletes being recognized in Lordstown

DEDICATION SET: Lordstown Local Schools will be unveiling new record boards and senior scholar athlete boards that the Lordstown Athletic Boosters purchased to honor student athletes. The event will be held between the junior varsity and varsity basketball game with the JV game beginning 6 p.m. ...

Agenda

• WARREN CITY COUNCIL will meet 5 p.m. today at the caucus room on 2017 year-end budget discussion. • KINSMAN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at township hall. • LIBERTY BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the high school community room. • LORDSTOWN COUNCIL ...

Hubbard art students to compete

HUBBARD — The artwork of two Hubbard High School students soon will be heading to the largest student art competition in the United States. Hubbard High School’s Morgan Diefednerfer and Taylor Begeot have been recognized by the Scholastic Art Awards program for their entries into the ...

Start making chili recipes

CHILI COOK-OFF: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 2532 Burton St. SE, Warren, will sponsor its annual chili cook-off 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 28. Admission is $5 and includes chili, hot dog and beverage. To enter chili in the cook-off, call the parish office at 330-393-9766 or Charlotte at ...

Dance helps those battling serious illnesses

WARREN — What started 17 years ago as a dance program at Liberty High School to raise funds for firefighters in New York City following the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks has grown to a three-hour event featuring 14 area dance studios raising funds for seriously ill residents. The 17th ...

Sweet evening helps animals

EVENT TO HELP WELFARE LEAGUE: The sixth annual ‘‘Evening of Wine and Chocolate’’ to benefit the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County will be 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 26 at Leo’s Ristorante, 7042 E. Market St., Howland. The event will include chocolates, silent auction, 50-50 raffle and ...

Home produce cheaper than store’s

ON THE FARM Hello, Trumbull County. It’s time to start ordering seeds for this year’s vegetable or herb garden. If you are a regular gardener, you know the thrill of planting seeds, watching them grow and enjoying the harvest when you finally get to eat those garden-fresh vegetables. You ...

Pastor to give King keynote

SEEING EYE DIVERSITY BREAKFAST: The Rev. Todd A. Johnson, pastor of Second Baptist Church in Warren, will give the keynote address at the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Breakfast 8 a.m. today in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center at YSU. LEGO CLUB TO MEET: The Lego Club ...

Agenda

• AREA AGENCY ON AGING Board of Directors will meet 1 p.m. Friday at the offices in Niles. The advisory council will meet 1:30 p.m. today. • JACKSON-MILTON BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the high school. • MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold board meeting 10 a.m. ...

Salvation Army assists kids with after-school program

WARREN — Warren City Schools students are receiving extra help once a week at the Salvation Army’s after-school program. Maj. Dianna Morales, program coordinator, said each Wednesday, specified Warren children come to the center and receive help with homework. They also play games and ...

Polka Pals set Saturday reunion

SEEING EYE OPENING HISTORICAL SOCIETY SEASON: Kuzman’s Polka Pals Reunion will open the William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society 2018 program season 10 a.m. Saturday at Kravitz’s Deli Meeting Room, 3135 Belmont Ave., Liberty. There will be a polka party reunion, with music by the ...

Reading and art combo at Butler

READING AND ART TOGETHER: ‘‘Reading and Other Forms of Art’’ will meet 2 p.m. Saturday at the Butler Institute of American Art/Trumbull Branch, 9350 East Market Street, Howland. The program is a unique blend of art and books during the interactive family program. A children’s ...

Achievements recognized

LEAVITTSBURG — Saying she wanted to make sure the students of LaBrae schools today know the many accomplishments of past graduates, Wendy Popour announced the six newest members of the Alumni Hall of Fame for Leavittsburg, LaBrae and Braceville schools. ‘‘I want the youth to know the ...

New ramp is added at VFW Post 1090 site

WARREN — An anonymous donor has made it possible for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1090 on High Street to add a handicapped-acccesible ramp at the front entrance. Christina Wright, canteen manager at the post, said the former ramp was getting old, was worn down and needed to be ...

TCAP planning coat giveaway

SEEING EYE OPERATION WARM: Trumbull Community Action Program will hold a coat giveaway 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Warren West Community Center, 1230 Palmyra Road, Warren. The event, Operation Warm, has 300 coats of various sizes (4-18) to be given away on a first-come, ...