Community News

Seeing eye

SECOND SEMESTER SUPPLY DRIVE: Dollar General and O’Reilly Auto Parts stores throughout Trumbull County have partnered with United Way of Trumbull County to hold a second semester school supply drive to help students complete a successful school year. Collections began earlier this month and ...

Agenda

• KINSMAN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold year-end meeting 6 p.m. today at the township hall. • AUSTINTOWN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at the township Administration Building. • BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold year-end meeting 4 p.m. Tuesday at township hall. • ...

Champion High School creates learning areas

CHAMPION — Champion High School is looking at utilizing the media center and courtyard to create new learning areas for students. High School Principal John Grabowski said at the December board meeting there is 3,500 square feet of space available in the media center to create a Flashzone ...

SOV distributes socks to veterans

SHEPHERD OF VALLEY HELPS VETERANS: Shepherd of the Valley held a Socks to Help Veterans drive in conjunction with the Trumbull County Council of the American Legion. The American Legion distributed socks to veteran men and women in local nursing facilities and veteran clinics. Shepherd of the ...

Niles historical calendars for sale

HISTORIC SCENES FEATURED IN CALENDAR: Calendars featuring historical photographs from the city’s earliest days are for sale through the Niles Historical Society. The society plans to annually release the calendars to raise money. The 2017 calendar has photos from the late 19th century and the ...

Agenda

• NILES CITY COUNCIL will hold a special meeting 5 p.m. today at the municipal building on employment. Items for the agenda must be submitted at least two days prior to the meeting date.

Nativity scenes on display

YOUNGSTOWN — Various nativity scenes, including one that is multi-leveled, are being showcased for the holiday season at the Arms Family Museum, 648 Wick Ave. The antique to modern day nativities are from the collection of Logan resident George Johnson, a retired college professor, who ...

First year at OSU extension passed by so very quickly

On the Farm Is it just me, or did 2016 come and go way too fast? December marks my one-year anniversary as the ag and natural resource extension educator for OSU Extension, and what a great year it has been. When I started on the job, I knew I would have a lot to learn because my ...

Fundraiser will benefit gallery

ART GALLERY HOSTS FUNDRAISER: The Art Outreach Gallery in the Eastwood Mall in Niles is running a gift-wrapping table outside Sears as a fundraiser for its summer gallery programs. Today, Niles McKinley High School National Honor Society and Key Club members will help with the wrapping, ...

UAW ready to distribute food

CARE AND SHARE DISTRIBUTION: UAW Local 1112 will sponsor its annual Care & Share food distribution at 11 a.m. today, at UAW Local 1112 Union Hall, Warren. Each year the UAW membership overwhelmingly suports this cause with their time, money and efforts to lend a hand to more than 300 ...

Police, Scouts help families

LORDSTOWN — Members of the Lordstown Police Association and Girl Scouts Troop 80186 joined forces to collect food and toys to help Lordstown families in need this holiday season. On Monday at the police station, the items were placed in cars to be delivered to 18 families. Judy Musser, ...

Church helps to feed families

GROCERY DISTRIBUTION: Deliverance Temple Church, 1849 West Ave. NW, Warren, in conjunction with the Youngstown Community Food Center Inc., is holding a grocery items distribution at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Bring a state issued photo ID and a utility bill. For more information, call ...

Five vets honored by biker club

WARREN — Five local veterans were honored by the Second Brigade Motorcycle Club for their service in the military and their continued dedication to veterans’ issues. The club held its annual holiday event at Aulisio’s Banquet Center presenting plaques to Robert Marino Sr. of Niles, Pat ...

Speaker shares memories

LIBERTY — A local game creator and historian shared his memories of growing up in the Youngstown area and writing a book about President William McKinley as part of the ‘‘Memories of a Lifetime’’ series hosted by the William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society Paul Rohrbaugh, a ...

Donation helps to feed children

BACKPACK PROGRAM GETS SUPPORT: Dominion and the Dominion Foundation awarded $10,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley to support the backpack program. The grant is part of Dominion’s $1 million national commitment to critical community needs. The program is part ...

Armed forces

JANSON RE-STATIONED: Ensign Kenneth Janson, son of Christine and Alan Stern of Bristolville and the late John Janson, will be re-stationing to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, at the end of December. He will be returning home to visit family after completing 12 months of training at Officer Candidate ...

Graduates

Thiel College 142nd Commencement AUSTINTOWN Rebecca Leonard, B.A. FOWLER Sean Oros, B.A. JEFFERSON Mary Smith, B.A. KINSMAN Kathleen Bolyard, B.A. Lora Kay, B.A. Kristen Verina, B.A. MASURY Ahlam Abdelrasoul, B.A. MIDDLEFIELD Matthew Elko, B.A. WARREN Amanda ...

Reunions

WGH 1956: The monthly luncheon of the June Class of 1956 of Warren G. Harding High School will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hometown Buffet in Niles. Guests are welcome. For more information, call Harold at 330-565-0605. HOWLAND 1957: Howland High School Class of 1957 meets at 4 p.m. the first Monday ...

Christmas crafts at Kinsman library

HOLIDAY FUN AT LIBRARY: The Kinsman Public Library will host crafts and activities for children through Wednesday. Children will able to make a Christmas ornament to take home or to place on the library tree. In the activity room in the children’s department will be activities and children ...

Wax museum learning in Girard

GIRARD — Famous people from the past and present were brought to life for visitors stopping at Girard Intermediate School for the fifth-grade wax museum. The 130 students in Alyssa Carbon, Joe Carbon and Ashley Fitch’s classes each did research on a famous person and then prepared a ...