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• LABRAE BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at complex band room. • LAKEVIEW BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the high school media center. • WEST FARMINGTON COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at village hall. • KINSMAN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at ...

Leaders discuss drug epidemic

ADDRESSING OPIOID CRISIS: The Mahoning Valley Association of Churches will host the free community event “Hope, Healing and Recovery” 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mineral Ridge High School gymnasium, 1334 Seaborn St. The event is for anyone seeking to understand, cope with or overcome opioid ...

Weathersfield gets in spirit

SPIRIT DAY PARADE: Weathersfield Schools will hold a Spirit Day parade 5 p.m. Oct. 15. The parade lineup is 4 p.m. at the high school with the parade traveling south on Main Street to Ohltown-McDonald Road and ending at Depot Street. CEMETERY TOURS: Local historians Richard Hall and Steffon ...

History center presents Pioneer Award

YOUNGSTOWN — Girard resident Jeanne Tyler, a major donor of the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center, has been named the 2017 Pioneer Award recipient for her lifetime of public service. The award was presented to the philanthropist during a program at the William Holmes McGuffey Elementary ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER Board of Directors will meet 5:30 p.m. Monday at the offices, 6000 Youngstown Road in Niles. • TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold workshop 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and regular meeting 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, both at commissioners’ hearing ...

Cemetery tour slated in Niles on Saturday

SEEING EYE FREE EVENT: Local historian Wendell Lauth of Bristol will lead a tour of the Niles Union Cemetery 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. As participants walk through the cemetery, they will hear stories about the life and death of several prominent Niles residents. Participants should meet at the ...

Students learn outdoors during Junior Envirothon

By BOB COUPLAND Tribune Chronicle CORTLAND — Sixth- to eighth-grade students spent a day learning about nature as part of the 15th annual Trumbull County Junior Envirothon, which was held for the first time at the Trumbull County Agriculture and Family Education Center. Barbara Enoch, ...

Watch for farm vehicles

Fall harvest is under way and with it brings large farm equipment on our highways. Today’s larger farms have fields some distance apart. That means farm equipment needs to travel on highways to get from field to field. This time of the year we can find combines, sometimes large, moving ...

Talk to recall rural Trumbull County

SEEING EYE FRIDAY MEETING: The Trumbull County Food and Agriculture committees will meet 8 a.m. Friday at Gustavas Federated Church, corner of state Routes 193 and 87. Speaker is John Parker, retired from several positions with the Ohio State University Extension Service, who will discuss ...

TCTC media center gets transformed

CHAMPION — Trumbull Career and Technical Center seniors returning to school this year received a surprise — the media center had been transformed into a new STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and fabricating area with state-of-the art equipment. Laura Henning, media ...

Vienna group sets chili cookoff

SEEING EYE NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: The Vienna Neighborhood Watch will hold a chili cookoff and dessert bake-off 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Vienna fire station. Chili and dessert donations are needed by 2 p.m. Chili judging begins at 3:30 p.m. in four categories. There will be a 50-50 and basket ...

Oh mummy!

BRISTOL — Bristol Elementary Principal Ryan Stowell lended not just his hands, but his two arms, for third graders to wrap with packing tape to create arms for the mummy they are putting together in art class for a unit on Egypt. Carly Saxon, elementary reading enrichment teacher, and ...

When industry hit Victorian era

VICTORIAN COLLECTIONS SERIES: “Victorian Collections and Coffee,” the annual fall lecture series of the Sutliff Museum, will kick off Tuesday with a presentation on the impact of the Industrial Revolution on home interiors. The speaker is Teresa Etzler, owner of Posh Places in Poland. The ...

Irish immigration is topic of talk

WARREN — Historian Patrick Donlin of Warren said he has spent time in Ireland looking at cemetery markers to find not only his own descendants, but information on those who traveled to America to find jobs. Donlin, a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, was the guest speaker at a ...

Niles mall mural to be installed in concourse

SEEING EYE EVENT IS TODAY: The Community Artwork’s “Mosaic Masterpiece Mural,” created by 80 local artists in 2009, will be installed permanently at the Eastwood Mall in the Target concourse today. The opening will coincide with the Community Artwork Annual Exhibit at Art Outreach ...

Noteworthy

HAUNTED FOREST FUNDRAISER: The Fearhaven Haunted Forest will be held 7 to 11 p.m. today at Kennedy Park, 420 Lincoln Way in Niles. Proceeds from the night will be donated to the Fairhaven Foundation, benefiting individuals with disabilities. After opening night today. Fearhaven Haunted Forest ...

Clubs and lodges

WOMEN’S CLUB TO MEET: The Trumbull County Federated Democratic Women’s Club will meet 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Perkins Restaurant, 1953 Niles Cortland Road. Guest speaker will be Tim Schaffner, executive director of Trumbull County Children Services. Membership chairperson Diane Alejars will ...

Howland Scout promotes wellness with sidewalk project

HOWLAND — Wanting to help runners and walkers know how many miles they travel, a local Boy Scout has placed quarter-mile markers along the sidewalks on North River Road and East Market Street for his Eagle Scout project. Abhishek Shah, 17, a junior at Howland High School, spent a 90-degree ...

Bar association to hold memorial

SEEING EYE ‘RESOLUTIONS OF RESPECT’: The Trumbull County Bar Association will hold the 13th annual memorial service 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Trumbull County Courthouse’s third-floor courtroom. The event will feature readings of ‘‘resolutions of respect’’ to deceased ...

Plants have evolved to adapt to fluctuations in water supply

ON THE FARM Hello, Trumbull County. Is it just me or does it seem like Mother Nature is hitting the wine bottle a little too much this year? We had a very wet spring and early summer, followed by a cold and wet August, and now a hot and dry September. We have had just a little more than ...