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MEMORIES OF A LIFETIME: Kuzman’s Polka Band Summit Jammers will perform 10 a.m. Saturday at a polka party at the “Memories of a Lifetime” at the William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society. The event will be held at Kravitz’s Deli Meeting Room, 3135 Belmont Ave., Liberty. Featured ...

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• NILES BOARD OF EDUCATION organizational meeting 6 p.m. today at the administration building; special meeting 6:15 p.m. • LAKEVIEW BOARD OF EDUCATION meets 5:45 p.m. today at the high school media center. • LaBRAE BOARD OF EDUCATION organizational meeting 5:30 p.m. at the LaBrae ...

Students show school spirit

LIBERTY — While they receive help with math, reading and other school work, students who attend the Liberty Local School District’s after-school program also take part in extracurricular activities including showing school spirit at a recent high school varsity basketball game. The ...

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SOCIETY GATHERING CANCELED: The January meeting of the Howland Historical Society has been canceled and rescheduled for 7 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Howland Township administration building. TRUST HOLDS FUNDRAISER: Southington Community Trust and Trumbull New Theatre will present “White Sheep of ...

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• LORDSTOWN COUNCIL will hold a work session on employee health insurance 1:15 p.m. Monday at the village municipal building. • LORDSTOWN FINANCE COMMITTEE will meet 1 p.m. Monday at the village municipal building. • HUBBARD PLANNING / ZONING BOARD will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the ...

Dancing benefit marks 18 years

WARREN — The 18th annual Dancing for Others benefit will be 6 p.m. Saturday at Packard Music Hall, with proceeds to help area residents battling serious health issues and illnesses to help defer the expensive medical costs they incur. Donna Crean, event coordinator with Donna Crean D.C. ...

This week in history

99 years ago in 1920: Early railroad cars were running an average of 40 minutes behind time, until after 7:30 when the schedule to Warren was back to normal as passenger cars met the first heavy snowfall of the year, accompanied by sleet, as it made its appearance in the Mahoning Valley. ...

Warren church welcomes new pastor

WARREN — In the absence of a pastor, McKinley Community Church, 1524 Elm Road NE, has used retired ministers during the past year to bring messages to their congregation with one of those ministers being the Rev. David Luther. Luther, who had retired after 18 years from Christ Memorial ...

Bazetta church marks 170 years

BAZETTA — As Bazetta Christian Church near the Trumbull County Fairgrounds marked its 170th anniversary, the church welcomed a new pastor and a new organist in recent months. Pastor Michael Nicholson started at the church on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, and then shortly after celebrated with the ...

Eagle of Cross seeks nominations

YOUNGSTOWN — Nominations are currently being sought for the 25th annual Eagle of the Cross Awards which recognize high school juniors or seniors active in their parish and / or diocesan Catholic school who are role models of Christian leadership. The awards banquet and liturgy are set for ...

Religion notes

VIGIL OF THE BAPTISM: Blessed Sacrament Parish, 3020 Reeves Road, Warren, will hold Vigil of the Baptism of the Lord Mass 4 p.m. today and the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord Masses 9 and 11:30 a.m. Sunday. MASSES FOR LIFE: Youngstown Bishop George V. Murry will celebrate two diocesan Masses ...

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MEET AND GREET: Trumbull County Children Services continues to seek out community members who have interest in the temporary caring for children in the county who have experienced or witnessed abuse or neglect. Trumbull County residents interested in becoming a foster caregiver can attend a ...

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• BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 4 p.m. Monday at the township hall on the banquet hall at the fire department, scheduling interviews for custodian for the administration building and appointment to the MVSD advisory board. • McKINLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY BOARD OF ...

Promoting unity through art

YOUNGSTOWN — Students from Trumbull and Mahoning County schools and area colleges are coming together in unity as part of a “Unity Project” designed to not only showcase students’ artistic talents but share a message of building a better community and world. The Unity Project with the ...

Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics

BAZETTA — The 13th annual Mosquito Lake Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Ohio will be 1:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at Mosquito Lake State Park. Kate Burdett with the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Ohio said participants will be asked to take a chilly dip into the frigid waters of the lake ...

On the record – Maplewood

WHAT: Board of Education organizational / regular meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Dan Schwartz, Tami Morrison, Dan Denman, Tom Donaldson and Kevin Blair The board: • Named Schwartz as president and Donaldson as vice president; • Approved appointments: Denman as representative to Trumbull ...

Today is final day for 2019 Fitness Challenge

Registration ends today for the Tribune Chronicle / Mercy Health 2019 Fitness Challenge community weight loss competition. The five-player teams that lose the greatest percentage of their starting weights over eight weeks earn the largest shares of prize money to donate to area nonprofit ...

Tall tales brim with warmth, power

It has been an interesting start to the new year. Not a flake of snow, but we have had boatloads of rain and even a tornado, and possibly, by the publication date of this article, maybe some snow. It has been a wild ride. It weirdly reminds me of that story that all old people tell young kids ...

Night to Shine set for Methodist Church

PROM NIGHT: Wildare United Methodist Church, 7211 N. Park Ave, Cortland, will host a Night to Shine on Feb. 8. The Night to Shine event is a prom night experience for people with special needs ages 14 and older. For a registration form, call 330-637-5000 Tuesday to Friday from 8 a.m. to ...

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• BLOOMFIELD-MESPO BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold an organizational / regular meeting 6:30 p.m. today at Bloomfield HIgh School. • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 a.m. today at the township hall. • TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH will hold a special meeting 1:30 p.m. today at ...