Community News

Truths of animal products in everyday use

What do the following products have in common? Plastic bags, plywood, fireworks, nail polish, tools, toothpaste, paint, crayons, wood glue, shampoo/conditioner, paint brushes, fabric softener, tires, film, soap, condoms, computers.Any ideas?These products all contain animal-derived ingredients. ...

Raise money for dogs by bowling

FUNDRAISER PLANNED: The volunteers of the Trumbull County Pound and Community will present a bowling and basket raffle fundraiser 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 15 at Cortland Lanes, 3684 Warren-Meadville Road. All money raised will go toward the volunteers' veterinary account for dogs in need. There will be ...

MVOC offers opportunities

WARREN - The Mahoning Valley Organizing Collaborative ''Youth 4 Change'' team is working with local youth to showcase talents and skills, including showcasing talent at Thursday's First Night Youngstown.The MVOC hosted a recent family outreach project night at the YWCA of Warren for 50 ...

Agenda

NEWTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold an organizational and special meeting 4 p.m. today at the township hall. MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS have canceled their meetings for this week. YOUNGSTOWN CITY COUNCIL will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the municipal building. BLOOMFIELD-MESPO BOARD OF EDUCATION ...

Food and ag meeting Friday

HISTORY OF AGRICULTURE: The Trumbull Food and Agriculture meeting will be 8:30 a.m. Friday at Gustvaus Federated Church, 8850 Youngstown Kingsville Road, Farmdale. Guest speaker is Fowler resident Dave Cover, who will present a program on the history of agriculture in Trumbull County.HORN ...

Agenda

TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS will meet 9:30 a.m. today at the board offices, 2947 Youngstown Road SE, Warren. NEWTON FALLS PLANNING / ZONING BOARD will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the municipal building. TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will meet 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the county ...

Yoga class energizes students

GIRARD - Wanting to help her students relax and have more energy, Alyssa Carbon, fifth-grade teacher at Girard Intermediate School, holds a weekly yoga class after school for fourth-to sixth-grade students.The "Yes to Yoga" sessions are on Tuesdays."At first, we had 10 to 20 students which has ...

Program distributes books, food to kids

BACKPACK PROGRAM IN FALLS: The Newton Falls community backpack program packed and distributed 360 bags of food and 360 new and used books for area children in the Newton Falls School District. Local businesses and churches helped with the effort with donation boxes set up for collecting items. ...

Conservation district nature hosts series

CORTLAND - Birds, butterflies and other wildlife will be among the topics presented for the Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District's monthly movie night.The series is held 6:30 p.m. the second Friday of each month at Trumbull County Agriculture and Family Education Center, 520 E. Main ...

Recycling efforts used by residents at waste district

WARREN - The Geauga Trumbull Solid Waste District offered residents several opportunities in 2015 to recycle and get rid of unwanted items.District officials said in 2015, participation included 75 vehicles taking part in the Trumbull County appliances collection, recycling 6.2 tons of ...

‘Hack-It’ teaches kids circuitry

EXPLORING CIRCUITRY: The OH WOW!: Roger and Gloria Jones Children's Science and Technology Center in Youngstown will hold "Hack-It" noon to 2 p.m. Saturday and Jan. 23 where children ages 8 and older can explore circuitry through different activities. The theme for the January program is ...

History museum showcases Lenox plates

NILES - A limited edition of "Christmas Trees Around the World" plates by Lenox will be on display 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday for the monthly open house of the Ward Thomas House Museum, 503 Brown St., Niles.Niles Historical Society members said the plates are from a private collection from 1990 to ...

Sutliff to showcase children’s clothing

WARREN -The Sutliff Museum located on the second floor of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave.,will present a new clothing exhibit featuring children's clothing from 1880-1900.Melissa Karman, museum director, said the exhibit features clothing from both boys and girls of ...

Tree recycling program is offered

WARREN - A Christmas tree recycling program is being offered to Warren residents with trees being accepted for disposal at Bobs Tree Services, 1052 N. River Road, NE between North Park and Larchmont Avenue.No artificial trees will be accepted.The site will be open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays ...

Library offers WWII project

LIBRARY OFFERS WWII PROJECT: The Local History and Genealogy Center in the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, has launched a new, long-term project to collect photographs and information about Trumbull County veterans from veterans or from their loved ones. ...

Clubs and Lodges

WOMEN'S CONNECTION TO MEET: Warren Women's Connection, an affiliate of Stonecroft Ministries, invites all women to attend its luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at DiLucia's Banquet Center, Warren. Reservations are required.The speaker will be Carol Yanico, a former elementary school ...

REUNIONS

BROOKFIELD CREATES ALUMNI DATABASE: Brookfield High School is creating an alumni database. Alumni are being asked to visit the Brookfield High School website to register. Registering with BHS will allow them to provide alumni with important district information, news and updates, as well as ...

Heritage Center open to tours

HERITAGE CENTER OFFERS SUNDAY EVENT: The Warren Heritage Center in the Kinsman House, 303 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, will hold an open house 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Tours will be offered.The event is free. For information, call 330-372-0237.FOUNDATION AWARDS MATCH: The Cafaro Foundation has awarded ...

Santa must be a farmer

I hope everyone had a lovely holiday and are prepared for the New Year.The New Year is a time when we set goals for ourselves and I'd like to issue you a challenge. I want to challenge you to truly learn about food and agriculture here in the Valley and across the country.Before I begin the ...

‘War Room’ film on New Year’s Eve

NEW YEAR'S EVE SERVICE: Cortland Trinity Baptist Church, 2576 McCleary Jacoby Road, Bazetta, will hold a New Year's Eve service 9 p.m. Thursday to watch the movie ''War Room,''a drama that explores the power that prayer can have on marriages, parenting, careers, friendships and every other area ...