Community News

Santa is coming to Lordstown

TREE LIGHTING: Lordstown village will hold the annual tree lighting 6 p.m. Friday at the park by the fire department off Salt Springs Road. The event will include caroling, visit from Santa Claus and refreshments. NEED FOOD ITEMS: The Warren Family Mission is planning its free Thanksgiving ...

Debutantes to be recognized at ball

WARREN — Five young women will be recognized at the 31st annual Debutante Ball hosted by the Warren Civic League 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Leo’s Ristorante, 7042 E. Market St., Howland. Tickets are $50, available from any Civic League member. The debutantes, who will be presented at ...

Hospital joins effort to help people quit

GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT: Trumbull Regional Medical Center will host the Great American Smokeout Thursday. The hospital is partnering with the American Cancer Society, Hope Center for Cancer Care and Eastern Ohio Pulmonary Consultants as part of a nationwide effort to help people quit ...

Agenda

• BRISTOL TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION will hold a work session 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • HOWLAND ZONING APPEALS BOARD will meet 6 p.m. today at the township hall. • McDONALD PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 7 p.m. today at the village municipal building. • TRUMBULL COUNTY ...

Seeing Eye

#BERECYCLED: The Geauga-Trumbull County Solid Waste District will celebrate America Recycles Day with an open house 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at 5138 Enterprise Blvd., Warren. Government officials, community leaders and residents are welcome to stop to learn about recycling and receive a ...

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• BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold special meeting 6 p.m. today at township hall to meet with volunteer firefighters. The bimonthly department head meeting is 7:30 a.m. Tuesday followed by special meeting on electronic sign and rental agreements for park and gazebo. • CORTLAND PARK ...

‘We Are It’ showcases careers

CHAMPION — Eighth-grade girls from several Trumbull County school districts had the opportunity to see different IT careers as part of the “We Are It” program held at Trumbull Career and Technical Center. Rachel Gensburg, career development coordinator, said the program was offered to ...

St. Padre Pio relics showcased

YOUNGSTOWN — The Diocese of Youngstown was one of the sites selected to showcase the relics of St. Padre Pio. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Basilica in Youngstown was the only site selected to in the six-county diocese for the display, which commemorates the 50th anniversary of St. Padre Pio of ...

Church concludes 200th celebration

BRISTOLVILLE — The Bristolville United Methodist Church concluded its 200th anniversary year with a homecoming rededication ceremony, which celebrated memories of the church over the years. The church has held events with guest speakers and special gatherings for the past year, with one ...

Religion news

GRAND OPENING: Champion Christian Church, 151 Center St., will celebrate the completion of its building expansion with a ribbon cutting and grand opening 3:30 p.m. today. Construction of the 7,500-square-foot expansion began in summer 2017. COLLECTION SITE: Southington Christian Church, 3285 ...

Showcasing historic Liberty homes

LIBERTY — The many historic homes in Liberty and those who lived there were highlighted by local resident Marcia Levy at a recent gathering of the Girard Historical Society’s Founders Day. The Girard society is planning for its annual holiday open houses Nov. 25 and 26, Dec. 1, 2, 8 ...

Leo family, police reach out to vets

HONORING THOSE WHO SERVE: The city of Girard, the Justin Leo family and the Girard Police Department will provide hamburgers and hot dogs to those who served the country and others 11 a.m. Sunday in the parking lot across from city hall following the Veterans Day service in the city. The event ...

Agenda

• McDONALD BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 7 a.m. today at the high school media center. • MATHEWS BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 2 p.m. today at the board offices to discuss various items. • McKINLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES will meet 4:15 p.m. ...

Mich., Ohio show big contrasts

Agriculture has always been an interest of mine and am always learning something new about it. So after my first-ever visit to Michigan — except for stopovers in the Detroit airport — I decided to learn more about agriculture in that state. I found a lot of differences and some similarities ...

Falls group collects food for the needy

CANNED DRIVE: The Newton Falls High School Career Based Intervention program will hold its second canned food drive through Dec. 20. The canned food will be split between the high school and the Newton Falls Church Mouse pantry. Donations may be placed in a collection box in the junior / high ...

Agenda

• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 a.m. today at the township administration building. • HOWLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 1 p.m. today at the administration board offices for work session and other business. • HUBBARD PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD will meet 7 p.m. today at the ...

Mobile Meals honors volunteers

WARREN — Officials from Trumbull Mobile Meals, which provides meals to residents in need, said the agency could not do all it does without help from volunteers and the community. TMM held both a volunteer recognition banquet and the annual gala benefit at St. Demetrios Center. Jean ...

Opera House to sponsor program about war history

WWII AVIATOR: The Cortland Bazetta Historical Society will hold a program 7 p.m. Thursday at the Opera House in Cortland relating to the story of local aviator Edward Tracey’s experiences during World War II. His son, Tim Tracey, inherited his father’s war journal and started writing a ...

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• HOWLAND PARK BOARD rescheduled its meeting to 4:30 p.m. today at the park meeting building. • NILES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 4 p.m. today at the city building conference room. • SUMMIT ACADEMY BOARD will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the school. • TRUMBULL CAREER AND TECHNICAL ...

Seeing Eye

RAILROAD OPEN HOUSE: The Riverside Railroad Club will hold an open house 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the YWCA Warren Center, 375 N. Park Ave., Warren. G-scale trains running through a detailed city will be set up through the center by club members. Donation is $3 and ...