Howland Community News

052417...R FOOD TRUCK 3...Bazetta...05-24-17...Jeff Stosik of Warren and his Casino Cafe food truck...by R. Michael Semple

Food truck helps visually impaired

BAZETTA — Jeff Stosik knows first-hand the difference having the right tool can make for someone who is visually impaired. Stosik, 63, of Howland, was born with Kalnienk vision, also known as tunnel vision, or the loss of peripheral vision. “I’ve learned a lot over the years ...

High school receives grant

HOWLAND — A recently formed Post Prom Committee received a first-place grant of $2,000 to provide Howland High School students a substance-free post-prom event. The Herren Project’s Purple and Proud Grant promotes safe and substance-free after-prom parties and events. The grant annually ...

Scout renovates police shed

HOWLAND — A shed used by Howland Township police for storing equipment and other items received a major renovation. Howland resident Christian Sincich remodeled the building for his Eagle Scout project. The Howland High School freshman said he knew the police shed’s exterior aged due to ...

Upgrades planned for Tiger Town

HOWLAND — With Tiger Town in Howland Township Community Park turning 19 years old this month, Howland park commissioners recently prepared for repairs and upgrades that may be needed in the next five years. The park board met in April with Aaron Chandler, project manager with Playgrounds by ...

Briefs

Historical society meets Tuesday HOWLAND — The Howland Historical Society meets 7 p.m. Tuesday at the township administration building, The guest speaker will be Traci Manning of the Manning Valley Historical Society, who will present on “Extraordinary Women of the American Civil ...

Graduate supports Howland Tigers

WARREN — Elizabeth Z. Bartz said Kayleigh Crumb was an excellent choice as the first student to receive the recently endowed Elizabeth Z. Bartz Scholarship for Howland Tigers. Bartz, the president and CEO of State and Federal Communications, recently provided a $30,000 endowment to Kent ...

On the record

Howland WHAT: Township trustee meeting April 12 PRESENT: Rick Clark, Matt Vansuch and James Lapolla Trustees: l Approved the township’s 3 percent cost of $8,500 for a grant application by the county commissioners for the Ohio Development Service Agency Appalachian Rapid Response ...

Society prepares for long-awaited museum

Since its 1988 chartering, the Howland Historical Society has sought to obtain a permanent place to establish a Howland Township museum it could call its own. Over the years, there have been several opportunities to house a museum, but it never materialized. In 1976, the Howland Township ...

Local Scouts construct musical wall

HOWLAND — Members of Girl Scout Troop 80179 have earned their Silver Award by creating a ‘‘Junkyard Jamboree’’ for the Howland Community Church’s preschool. The Scouts — Allison Sincich, 12; Ashleigh Macias, 12; Natalie Fanto, 12; Giavona DelBono, 12; Mara Turvey, 14; and Maria ...

Police blotter

Howland Police activity reported April 4-17: April 17, 12:53 a.m. — Nicholas Schillinger of Warren was arrested on a warrant at Valacamp Avenue and Ridge Road. April 16, 11:14 p.m. — Suspicious activity was reported in the 1500 block of Niles Cortland Road. 9:34 p.m. — A domestic ...

Rotary continues 40-year tradition

HOWLAND — For the past 40 years, the Howland Rotary Club has honored township safety forces and other organizations for their service to the community and provided them with funding to help them continue this service. At the 40th annual spaghetti dinner and program, ‘‘Tribute to Howland ...

Trustees reject request

HOWLAND — Township trustees at a special meeting March 31 voted 2-0 against an annexation petition for property at 962 North Road NE from the township into Warren city. The property is the site of Staton-Borowski Funeral Home. Trustees James Lapolla and Matthew Vansuch objected to the ...

Local medical center holds grand opening

HOWLAND — A new medical center aimed at making care to patients in the community more accessible and more convenient opened its doors April 5. Local dignitaries and Mercy Health officials and staff gathered for a grand opening and ribbon cutting Wednesday for Mercy Health Howland Medical ...

Landscapes bloom at Butler

The Butler Institute of American Art Trumbull Branch won’t have to wait for those April showers for its walls to bloom with color. Opening March 26 was “Spring Rising: Landscape Paintings & Prints” by acclaimed artist Morton Kaish. Louis Zona, executive director of the Butler, ...

On the record

Howland WHAT: Township trustee meeting March 22 PRESENT: Jim Lapolla and Matt Vansuch ABSENT: Rick Clark Trustees: l Purchased a 2017 Ford Expedition from Klaben Ford Lincoln of Warren at $40,954; l Approved creating two part-time lead teller positions at the post office at $11 per ...

Intersection to get facelift

HOWLAND — Work to improve a dangerous intersection here won’t get underway until 2018, but the Trumbull County Engineer’s Office now is asking for public comment. Letters from Engineer Randy Smith are going out to property owners and affected public service officials for the project to ...

‘Old Avalon’: A Howland legacy

Following World War I, when Warren City Council considered sending residents who had influenza outside the city, officials initially looked for a site to build barracks. Howland widow Judith Henn had 132.78 acres of land available for sale. Warren bought the land July 28, 1917. However, since ...

Police blotter

Howland Police activity reported Feb. 21-March 21: March 21, 10:11 p.m. — Petty theft was reported in the 7000 block of East Market Street. March 20, 11:45 p.m. — Criminal damaging was reported in the 4000 block of Crestview Avenue. 9:52 p.m. — Criminal trespassing in the 2000 ...

Howland Branch library

9095 E. Market St. Warren, OH 44484 Phone: 330-856-2011 FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY The Friends of the Howland Library hold an ongoing book sale in the library meeting room. The group meets 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month through May. All are welcome to join. UPCOMING PROGRAMS To ...

Drama club brings tale to life

HOWLAND — High school drama students invite you to be their guest. The Howland High School Drama Club will perform “a tale as old as time” — Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” — 7 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the middle school auditorium. Second-year ...