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Dana School student to perform at library

HOLIDAY MUSIC AT LIBRARY: Holiday guitar music will be held 6 to 7 p.m. today at the Liberty Library Branch, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road. Guitarist Tyler Guerrieri, a student at the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University, will perform a selection of holiday music. Refreshments will ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold budget hearings with department heads starting at 9 a.m. today in the commissioners hearing room. • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 1 p.m. today at township administration building. • YOUNGSTOWN CITY COUNCIL will hold safety committee ...

Special needs students celebrate holidays at dance

GIRARD — Chaney High School senior Ashly Lee, 18, said she was “so excited” when named the 2016 Snowflake Dance princess this week at the 16th annual Winterfest Dance for special need students in Trumbull and Mahonng counties. Lee, along with Arthur Syrianoudis, 15, a sophomore at ...

Girard Historical Society hears from author

GIRARD — Wanting to share tidbits of Youngstown’s history, local historian Sean Posey compiled a book, ‘‘Lost Youngstown,” that he shared with members of the Girard Historical Society at a recent meeting. Posey shared his motivation for the first book and told the group he is now ...

Girl Scouts to sing Christmas carols

SEEING EYE   CHRISTMAS CAROLING: Members of Girl Scout Service Unit 807 will be singing Christmas carols noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Elms, 2300 Plaza Ave., Warren, behind the Elm Road Giant Eagle.  Those attending are asked to park behind the building. Those Girl Scouts ...

Clubs & Lodges

MUSIC CLUB TO MEET: Warren Music Club, affiliated with the Ohio and National Federation of Music Clubs, will meet at 3 p.m. on Sunday at the home of Karl and Jeannine Morris, 200 Country Club Drive SE , Warren. The program of Christmas music will be open the public. Program chairman Layes Wood ...

Bazaars

ANGELS’ HOLIDAY SALE: Angels for Animals will host the annual Holiday Decorations, Antiques and Collectibles, and Jewelry Sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Dec. 17 in Andrews Hall at Angels for Animals, 4750 W. South Range Road, Canfield. Items will be sold at half price on Dec. 17. For ...

Honor roll

NILES INTERMEDIATE First Grading Period (* denotes all A’s) FOURTH GRADE Austin Baez Olivia Borodziuk* Zoey Bundy Ryleigh Cain Anthony Cesario* Caiden Ciccia Mason Cormell Savanna Court* Mia Crain* Kyleigh Cronin Abby DellaValle* Connor Duncan Ann Marie ...

Shuttle takes visitors on trip to McKinley home

MCKINLEY CHRISTMAS: A trolley will be provided to shuttle guests for free between the McKinley Birthplace Home, the Birthplace Museum & the Ward-Thomas House during the fourth annual McKinley Christmas Celebration, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. There will be tours, live entertainment, and ...

Help spread cheer to troops

POSTCARDS FOR TROOPS: Postcards are available at all Home Savings retail branch offices for area residents and customers to send holiday greetings to servicemen and women. Anyone who wants to stop in and write a personal thank you to troops for the holidays is welcome to do so. The Holiday ...

Agenda

• BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold special meeting 6 p.m. today at the township hall to discuss issues with legal counsel. • SUMMIT ACADEMY BOARD will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the school, 1461 Moncrest Drive, Warren. • TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will meet 10:30 a.m. today in the ...

Spirit of Christmas awards presented to five Warren kids

WARREN — Five Warren City Schools children were recognized for their positive attitudes and overcoming of obstacles and challenges in their lives with the city’s Spirit of Christmas awards. Recipients of the award were Giselle Angel, third grade, Lincoln PK-8; Tralynn Crowder, sixth ...

Mass to honor safety personnel

BLUE MASS PLANNED:  The Knights of Columbus Tri County Chapter will hold a Blue Mass to honor public safety personnel with a Mass 4 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Church in Warren. All safety personnel are invited with a reception to be held 4:45 p.m. OUTREACH TO GATHER: A Time for ...

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• TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS will meet 9 a.m. today at the board offices in Warren to pick precincts for the post-election audit. The audit will take place following the meeting. • NILES COUNCIL Audit Committee will meet 5 p.m. today at council chambers at the safety service ...

Competitors take part in regionals

GIRARD — Area fifth- to eighth-graders had the opportunity to showcase their robotics skills as they competed this weekend at the FIRST Lego League regional tournament. The event, which was held at Girard High School, is one of two local regional qualifying events, with another regional ...

Santa to come to Kinsman library

SANTA TO VISIT KINSMAN: Santa Claus will arrive 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Kinsman Free Library and then return 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kinsman Square escorted by local fire departments. The event will include horse-drawn wagon rides, music, refreshments and gifts for children. The visit from ...

Agenda

• NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at municipal building.  A special meeting on the budget will follow. • LORDSTOWN COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the village municipal building. • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6:30 p.m. today at township hall. • HUBBARD ...

Winterfest Dance marks 16th year

GIRARD — The 16th annual Special Needs Winterfest Dance will be 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Mahoning Country Club, 710 E. Liberty St. SE. Jeanne Constantino, event coordinator and special education teacher at East High School, said the dance will include an evening of music and ...

YSU professor shares facts on Neanderthals

HOWLAND — At one time, the Neanderthal population in parts of the world was plentiful, but because of factors such as natural selection, variation of genes, climate changes and lack of food supply, the population began to decline. Those facts and others were shared by Dr. Loren Lease, ...

History lunch program planned

MVHS LUNCH PROGRAM: The Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s next Bites and Bits of History Lunch Program is noon Thursday at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St. in downtown Youngstown. Cassie Nespor, curator of the Melnick Medical Museum, will explore how American culture was ...