Community News

2016 Leadership Awards given in Weathersfield

WEATHERSFIELD - A woman and a man who worked to make the township "what it should be" were honored recently by trustees and awarded 2016 Community Leadership Awards.Anna "Jean" Taleos died in 2002, but her daughter submitted her name because of the impact she had on the township. Kathy Taleos ...

Johnston officials recognize couple for beautification effort

JOHNSTON - Those entering Johnston Township and traveling by the VFW Hall / Senior Center, 5922 Warren Road, will be greeted by green shrubbery planted and shaped to form "Johnston."Township trustees at their August meeting presented a proclamation to residents Ken and Sherri Stafford for ...

Noteworthy

"HEALTHY MEN MAKE HEALTHY FAMILIES": The fourth annual African American Male Wellness Walk/Run of the Mahoning Valley will be Aug. 20 at the downtown Youngstown Covelli Centre beginning at 7 a.m.Licensed medical professionals will provide an array of free screening such as blood pressure, body ...

Clubs & Lodges

TOASTMASTERS TO MEET: The Warren Toastmaster Club will meet 9 to 11 a.m. today at Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren.For more information, contact Ken Shellito at 330-373-6113 or email Shellitoke@gmail.com.DANCE CLUB DANCE LESSONS: USA Dance Youngstown-Warren Chapter features ...

Reunions

WGH 1956 LUNCHEON: 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. For information, call Harold at 330-565-0605.STROUP REUNION: The 79th annual Stroup Family Reunion will be Aug. 20 at the Lordstown Village Park ...

armed forces

PARKEY RETIRES AS MASTER SERGEANT: Leslie Parkey, son of the late Willie and Dorothy Parkey, formerly of Warren, will retire this month from the U.S. military.Born and raised in Warren, Parkey graduated from Warren G. Harding High School. In 1981, while still in high school, Parkey signed with ...

Dean’s List

Clark UniversitySpring 2016WARRENChelsea LindenUniversity of FindlaySpring 2016CORTLANDKyle AmesChristine SudimackBURGHILLBlayne AyersmanLynette AyersmanWARRENLogan HarrahYOUNGSTOWNShelby HullKINSMANJason LippsUniversity of DaytonSpring 2016CORTLANDKatherine SchraderGIRARDPatrick ...

Graduates

Northeast Ohio Medical UniversityYOUNGSTOWNRaymond Simon II, Doctor of MedicineMaria Jo Kiraly, Doctor of PharmacyWARRENAnthony Tam, Doctor of MedicineCORTLANDGregory Wise, Doctor of PharmacyMiami UniversitySpring 2016GIRARDJames Melfi, Bachelor of Arts degreeUniversity of New ...

Journey of Hope stops in Niles

NILES - The Journey of Hope cycling team made its annual visit to Fairhaven School this week, the 16th team to stop in Niles over the 29 years Journey of Hope has bicycled from San Francisco to Washington.The 38 Pi Kappa Phi fraternity team members ages 19 to 24 stayed overnight at the ...

Students ‘Bounce Into Bascom’

LEAVITTSBURG - Children entering kindergarten this year at Bascom Elementary School received a few weeks of preparation this summer as part of the ''Bounce Into Bascom'' program.Bascom Principal Maggie Kowach said the kindergarten preparation program received a $3,000 grant from the Community ...

Kinsman Fire Dept. turns 90

KINSMAN - The Kinsman Volunteer Fire Department celebrated its 90th anniversary with a community open house and parade showcasing the vehicles and other items used by the department.The daylong event, which also included a memorial service at the flagpole for deceased Kinsman firefighters, had ...

Girard to hold annual parade

GIRARD HOLDS SUMMER EVENT: The annual Girard End of Summer parade will be 7 p.m. Saturday on state Route 422. Lineup begins at 6 p.m. Various groups and organizations will participate. Local churches and other groups are welcome. Contact Joanne Sura at girardparade@aol.com.After, at the Black ...

Kindergarten storytime set

KINDERGARTEN, HERE I COME!: The Cortland and Howland Branch libraries are offering a special storytime program all about the fun of kindergarten for children entering kindergarten this fall. Children will enjoy stories, music and a craft. An informational session for parents is offered at the ...

Group spends its summer resetting cemetery markers

SOUTHINGTON - Members of the Southington Cemetery Association, along with members of the Southington Volunteer Fire Department and local community volunteers, have spent the summer restoring fallen and displaced markers at the township cemetery.Marsha Phipps, president of the cemetery ...

Scale planes from WWII on display

RED, WHITE AND BLUEBERRY: The Bloomfield Historical Society will hold a display of scale World War II aircraft noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 14 at the town hall, 8830 Park Drive. Lunch, including blueberry desserts, will be available for a donation.BACKPACK GIVEAWAY: Grace Place Ministries will host its ...

Fundraising allows classmates to attend Girard reunion free

By BOB COUPLANDTribune ChronicleGIRARD - Having spent the past 10 years holding various fundraisers made it possible for members of the Girard High School Class of 1966 to attend their three-day 50-year reunion for free.Nanci Brady, one of the reunion coordinators, said 97 people attended the ...

youngstown state university spring 2016 commencement

The following local students received degrees:ANDOVERDaniel Dismukes, Associate of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering TechnologyIan Schantz , Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical EngineeringAUSTINTOWNKacie Roche, Bachelor of Science in Applied Science in Allied HealthPaul Gruver, ...

dean’s list

The Ohio State UniversitySpring 2016AUSTINTOWNJason AndersonHalle HendricksAlexander WhileBERLIN CENTERGabriella MarinescuBRISTOLVILLEGarrett PierceBROOKFIELDStephen VargaAnthony YassallBURGHILLRaymond GainesMargaret WalshBURTONFrank EversCORTLANDLuke BrantinghamDaniel GilbertJillian ...

noteworthy

SOCIETY FIELD TRIP: The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is hosting a field trip to T. P. Tools Auto Museum 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 13. This trip is in conjunction with the exhibit "Wheels of Steel: The Mahoning Valley's Car Culture" now on display at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center, ...

clubs & lodges

WEAVERS GUILD MEETS: The Youngstown Area Weavers Guild will meet at 9 a.m. today at Firestone Park in Columbiana for their annual Spin-in. Members will demonstrate spinning, weaving and fiber arts at the Columbiana annual craft and antique show.Attendees should bring a spinning wheel, fleece, ...