Community News

Howland Park Board looking at improvements

HOWLAND — The Howland Township Park Board is looking at what improvements can be made at the main township park, including needed repairs of the percola. The board met recently with John Steines and Ivan Valentic of the GPD Group of Youngstown at the percola site on the east side of the ...

Group on track for open house

RIVERSIDE RAILROAD SHOWCASES TRAINS: Riverside Railroad Club will hold an open house 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Warren SCOPE Center, 220 W. Market St. Additional railways have been added to showcase more trains. ICE CREAM SOCIAL: The annual ice cream social and ...

Reducing gypsy moths by disrupting mating

SPLAT GM-O! What was that? Or, what is that? No, it is not a new GMO (genetically modified organism). Rather, it stands for gypsy moth-organic. It is an organic, biodegradable formulation for the control of gypsy moths using mating disruption. Gypsy moth is an invasive forest pest that was ...

Understanding dog’s body language

SEEING EYE SEMINAR: A seminar on how to read dog body language will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the beach pavilion at Mosquito Lake State Park. Jenny Falvey, who has been a dog trainer and specializes in nervous and fearful dogs, will present the program. Owners of dogs will gain a better ...

Agenda

• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 11 a.m. today at the township hall to meet and interview potential police officer candidates because of vacancies on the force. • TRUMBULL COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE BOARD will meet 4 p.m. today at its offices, 640 N. River Road NW, ...

Newton Falls hosts market

FARMERS MARKET: Newton Falls farmers market will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the community park off South Center Street and Quarry Street. Proceeds will be partly given out as two scholarships to graduating high school seniors. TASK FORCE: The Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention ...

Tribune Chronicle/ Bob Coupland
Larry Richardson, a professional bird guide with Sabrewing Nature Tours, posts the names of the variety of birds that were seen during a walking tour this past weekend at Mosquito Lake State Park as part of the three-day Big Birding Weekend.

Bird watching big at lake

BAZETTA — Local residents both walked and drove around Mosquito Lake using binoculars and their eyes and ears to see the variety of birds that make the area their home. Cindy Orth, a park naturalist with the Mosquito Lake State Park, said the park, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and ...

Street car show coming to NF

FALLS HOLDS CAR / BIKE SHOW: The Newton Falls Fourth of July Committee will present the 31st annual street car show 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday on North Canal Street and a family friendly bike show 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, also in downtown Newton Falls. The car show will include a drawing, ...

United Way recognizes community support

Tribune Chronicle HOWLAND — More than 200 community leaders and volunteers gathered at Leo’s Ristorante for the 94th annual meeting / awards luncheon of the United Way of Trumbull County. Cathy Saluga of Mercy Health and chairman of the United Way Board of Directors, along with Ginny ...

Kids visit Champion Safety Town

CHAMPION — Boys and girls entering kindergarten in the fall are prepared to deal with safety issues as they spent one week learning about being safe at home, at school and on a bus during the annual Safety Town. The Safety Town is an annual program i n its third year instituted by ...

Clubs and lodges

ROTARY CLUB PRESIDENT: The Rotary Club of Cortland selected Thomas Shortreed as the service club’s new president. Shortreed presented his vision and goals during a reception June 6 at Squaw Creek Country Club. Among his goals, Shortreed listed growing the club’s membership and ...

Kinsman Safety Forces Day set

SEEING EYE EVENT IS SATURDAY: Kinsman Safety Forces Day will be 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the township park. The free event for families will include a bike rodeo, Mecca K-9 search team, rollover machine, University Hospital Medevac, a water battle and drawing. There also will be a fire ...

Dean’s list

Furman University Spring 2017 LEAVITTSBURG Haylee Harford Davenport University Winter 2017 YOUNGSTOWN Zoie Amatore Lincoln University of Missouri Spring 2017 LEAVITTSBURG Haylee Harford Emmanuel College Spring 2017 YOUNGSTOWN Erica Lehn Bucknell ...

Agenda

• NEWTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 9 a.m. Saturday at the township hall to discuss summer projects and additional business.

Reunions

WGH 1956: The monthly luncheon of the Warren G. Harding High School June Class of 1956 will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hometown Buffet in Niles. For information, call Harold at 330-565-0605. NEWTON FALLS 1982: Newton Falls High School Class of 1982 invites anyone who graduated from the school in the ...

Scouts and 4-H

SILVER BEAVER AWARD: Four men from Trumbull and Mahoning counties earned the highest award a Boy Scout council can present to adult volunteers, the Silver Beaver Award — John Barkett, David Chauvin, Robert Guesman and Kurt Hilderbrand. • Guesman started as a committee member in 1989 with ...

Noteworthy

‘NINE IS FINE’ GOLF: United Way of Trumbull County is hosting a “Nine is Fine” golf outing with two nine-hole tournaments Monday at the Trumbull County Club in Warren. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Snacks and refreshments will be provided on the course ...

Bazaars

BOOK SALE: Hubbard Friends of the Library is holding a paperback book sale 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today in the main meeting room of the library, 436 W. Liberty St., Hubbard. Proceeds benefit the library. For information, contact FOL President Bonnie Viele at 330-534-1394. TENT SALE: The Junior ...

USO getting boost from motorcyclists

HARLEY OWNERS RIDE TO BENEFIT: The Warren Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) will hold a military benefit ride to help support the USO of Northern Ohio on Saturday at Champion Lanes on Cleveland Avenue, Champion. The USO of Northern Ohio has a facility at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station in Vienna ...

Milk flexes muscles this month

We’re right in the middle of June as Dairy Month, a time when dairy products get the recognition they deserve as a great food. Drinking a glass of good, cold milk, eating a dish of your favorite ice cream or a delicious slice of cheese on your burger are all part of the fun of life. These ...