Community News

Antique show makes enjoyable day

It was a beautiful Friday morning for the opening of the 37th annual show of the Ashtabula County Antique Engine Club. It was a real pleasure when a good friend, Harry Sheldon from Austinburg, called and offered to pick me up and take me down to the show. Harry is an active restorer of antique ...

Organized crime to be meeting topic

AUTHOR DISCUSSES MAFIA: Organized crime author Allan R. May will discuss the Mahoning Valley Mafia 10 a.m. Saturday at Kravitz’s Deli Meeting Room, 3135 Belmont Ave., Liberty, as part of the William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society. Admission is $6 for nonmembers and $5 for members. ...

Agenda

• HARTFORD PARK BOARD will meet 7:30 p.m. today at township hall. • HOWLAND ZONING COMMISSION will meet 5 p.m. today at the township hall. • MAPLEWOOD BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 7 p.m. today at the high school to interview and select a new board member. • ...

Church festival starts Wednesday

MOUNT CARMEL FESTIVAL: The 85th annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Festival will be held Wednesday through Sunday on the church grounds, 381 Robbins Ave., Niles. The festival, which includes food, bingo, games, bocce, musical entertainment and amusement rides, is held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY CHILDREN SERVICES BOARD has canceled its meeting for today. • BAZETTA PARK BOARD will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • HARTFORD APPLE FESTIVAL COMMITTEE will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • NILES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 4 p.m. today ...

Seeing Eye

WRITERS EVENT: The YWCA Mahoning Valley will host Lit Youngstown for a literary reading featuring local women writers 6 p.m. Wednesday. The reading will take place among the YWCA’s 36th annual Women Artists: A Celebration! art exhibit, which opened last month. The exhibit is located in the ...

Agenda

• HOWLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet noon today at the Administration Office. • WARREN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 12:15 p.m. today at the township hall on resource officer, demolitions and personnel. Trustees will meet 1 p.m. with the LaBrae Board of Education. • AUSTINTOWN BOARD ...

Graduates to attend ESPYS

WARREN — Two recent high school graduates will be attending the ESPYS this week in Los Angeles after receiving $1,000 scholarships from Game Changers. Gabby Hartzell, a Howland High School graduate who will attend Baldwin Wallace College for accounting and to play softball, and Greg Valent, ...

On the record – Howland

WHAT: Howland park commissioners meeting Thursday PRESENT: Jessica Gault, Shawn Pompelia and Allen Seman The board: • Accepted a donation of labor by the Movement Church in Niles to deconstruct Tiger Town and dispose of the structure. The volunteers will be working today at the park. ...

On the record – Lordstown

WHAT: Board of Education special meeting Thursday PRESENT: William Catlin, Carla Click, Cheryl Kistler, Niki Reid and Jackie Woodward The board: • Approved United Contractors at $72,000 for construction of safety vestibules at entrances of the elementary and high school buildings as ...

Free family event to be held

FAMILY GARDEN FAIR: Trumbull Master Gardeners and the Ohio State University Extension will hold a free Family Garden Fair 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Trumbull County Agriculture and Education Center in Cortland. The event will include STEM activities, face painting and a 6 p.m. concert by the ...

Agenda

• GIRARD CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will hold a special meeting 4 p.m. Monday at the conference room of the mayor’s office in City Hall. • LORDSTOWN RECORDS COMMISSION will meet 5:30 p.m. Monday at the municipal building. • KINSMAN ZONING BOARD will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at township ...

Howland church plans addition

HOWLAND — With increased numbers in church youth programs, the Howland United Methodist Church is planning a $1.6 million addition project to start later this year andgo into 2019. Pastor Matt Darrin said more than $300,000 has been raised for the two-phase project that includes a large ...

Is a career as a Realtor right for you?

It looks so easy. A sign goes up for sale, followed by a “sold” sign. Every Realtor you see seems to be driving a nice car and dressing well. And their hours? It seems that Realtors are always out in the evening, or at the grocery store in mid-afternoon. You think “I can do ...

Warren man picked for fellowship

WARREN — Keith Aubel of Central Christian Church has been named chairman of the Distinct 4 Disciples Men’s Fellowship that includes Trumbull and Mahoning counties. Aubel, who will serve a three-year term, said a goal is to bring together pastors and lay leaders to help grow the men’s ...

Real estate transfers

Property transfers recorded in Trumbull County July 6 to 11: Bazetta Kevin P. and Melissa J. Busefink to Konstantinos J. and Rita Markakis, 2574 Cadwallader Sonk, $472,000 Bristol Roxanne F. Santell to Trina M. Dasch, 7184 Thompson Clark, $163,000 Brookfield Difford Real Estate LLC to ...

Religion events

NEW PASTOR: Woodland Park United Methodist Church in McDonald has named Pastor Shane Russo of Boardman as the church’s pastor. Russo started July 1 and also serves as associate pastor at Girard First United Methodist Church. Russo is marking his first pastor position. BLOCK PARTY: Evening ...

Youths study careers

VIENNA — Fourth-to-sixth-graders spent this week seeing different manufacturing careers in the area and were able to see how engineers use a “pig” to clear gas and oil lines. A group met at Starr Manufacturing in Vienna and not only toured the company, but also worked with staff ...

Garage sale to raise money for Upton group

ASSOCIATION FUNDRAISER: The Harriet Taylor Upton Association will hold a garage sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday at the Upton House, 380 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. SOCK DRIVE: Shepherd of the Valley is holding its first Stars and Stripes Sock Drive to benefit local veterans during the ...

Agenda

MATHEWS BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. today at the board offices to discuss employment of a public official. No action will be taken.