Howland Community News

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Newly elected Trumbull County Sheriff Paul Monroe, 2nd from left, introduces his family at the Oath of Office Ceremony Wed. morning at the Trumbull County Courthouse...From left, wife, Tina Monroe, Paul Monroe, son Taylor Monroe and daughter Krista Monroe..by R. Michael Semple

Police chief sworn in

HOWLAND — It was a bittersweet evening Dec. 21 as the township said goodbye to one police chief and hello to another. Assistant Chief Nick Roberts, with his wife, Susie, at his side, took the oath of office from Trustee Rick Clark before a packed community room. Roberts officially began ...

Rehabilitation center welcomes new director

HOWLAND — Michael Crogan, who served as a workshop director at Fairhaven School in Niles for 14 years, is the new executive director of the Children’s Rehabilitation Center in Howland. Crogan was named the director in November, replacing Bob Foster, who retired early last year after many ...

Briefs

School district to host forum HOWLAND — The Howland Local School District will hold a “Faces of Heroin” community forum 5 p.m. Sunday in the high school auditorium / gymnasium. The forum will focus on heroin awareness and the epidemic in the community. Resources will be available ...

Police blotter

Howland Police activity reported in Howland Dec. 1 to 28: Dec. 28, 1:42 a.m. — Domestic violence reported in the 7700 block of Venice Heights Drive NE. Dec. 26, 7:41 p.m. — Burglary reported in the 3900 block of Adrian Drive. Dec. 24, 3:41 a.m. — Assault reported in the 8600 block ...

Long-awaited historical museum coming

Donald R. Ford Sr. of Howland, who served as a judge in Warren Municipal Court, Trumbull County Common Pleas Court and the 11th District Court of Appeals, made a decision during his career that the township needed more recreational facilities to exist in conjunction with Bolindale-DeForest Area ...

On the record

Howland WHAT: Township trustees meeting Dec. 7 PRESENT: Rick Clark and Matt Vansuch ABSENT: James LaPolla Trustees: l Will apply for $404,619 in financial assistance from the Ohio Public Works Commission for the 2017 street improvement program estimated at $586,405. The ...

Library news

9095 E. Market St. Warren, OH 44484 Phone: 330-856-2011 HOLIDAY CLOSING All Warren-Trumbull County Public Library locations will be closed Jan. 16 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY The Friends of the Howland Library hold an ongoing book sale in the library ...

Howland Community News / R. Michael Semple

The top five winners of the Twenty Under 20 award were, from left, Jasmine Hickey of Bristol, who attends Trumbull Career and Technical Center; Taylor Hopkins of Howland High School, who also was in the top five last year; overall winner Ryan Jones of Howland High School; Elizabeth McCue of Warren John F. Kennedy High School; and Da’Jahnae Provitt of Warren G. Harding High School.

Local seniors selected for Twenty Under 20 program

WARREN — Two Howland High Schools seniors were selected among 20 of Trumbull County’s best and brightest teens for the Tribune Chronicle’s 2016 class of Twenty Under 20. Taylor Hopkins and Ryan Jones, both under the age of 20, were honored Thursday in the fourth annual program, ...

Bolindale marks 90 years

HOWLAND — Bolindale Christian Church, 2749 Fairview St. SE, recently hit a milestone of 90 years. Pastor Ray Blasko said the church has seen many accomplishments since its inception. The church was established in November 1926 at its current location. In the summer of 1925, the Rev. ...

School district to host forum

HOWLAND — The Howland Local School District will hold a “Faces of Heroin” community forum 5 p.m. Jan. 15 at the high school auditorium / gymnasium. The forum will focus on heroin awareness and the epidemic in the community. Resources will be available proceeding the ...

Professor presents Neanderthals program

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, ...

Library news

Howland Branch Library 9095 E. Market St. Warren, OH 44484 Phone: 330-856-2011 LIBRARY HOURS: Sunday: CLOSED Monday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 ...

On the record

Howland WHAT: Township trustees meeting Nov. 9 PRESENT: Matthew Vansuch and James LaPolla ABSENT: Rick Clark Trustees: l Accepted a bid of $130,332 from Finley Fire Equipment for 20 open-circuit, self-contained breathing apparatus for the fire department. No other bids were ...

Tribune Chronicle / R. Michael Semple

Ryan Jones, 18, a senior at Howland High School, is all smiles Thursday as he gets a hug from his sister, Lauren, 12, after he was named the top recipient of the Twenty Under 20 award. Jones won the honor partly for founding a program inspired by Lauren, who has Down syndrome.

‘Twenty Under 20’ students lauded for leadership, community work

WARREN — Saying it was ‘‘a tremendous honor’’ to be selected as the top recipient of the 2016 Twenty Under 20 award, Howland High School senior Ryan Jones credits his younger sister for inspiring him to start a special club at the high school. Jones, 18, son of Ken and Michele ...

Locals make a difference

It was cold and rainy Make A Difference Day this year, but that did not stop local volunteers from helping their communities. Marking the 14th annual day of caring and volunteerism, area agencies, clubs and organizations gathered Oct. 22 to donate goods, sew blankets and spend the day helping ...

Scout enhances rehab center’s outdoor area

HOWLAND — A handicapped-accessible picnic bench, flower garden and other enhancements were recently added to the outdoor area at Children’s Rehabilitation Center following the completion of a Girl Scout Gold Award project. Abigail Downing, a Howland High School senior, created the area ...

Commercial construction up

HOWLAND — Between 2003 and 2006, Howland Township saw a boom in home construction, and now, 10 years later, the township is seeing a boom in commercial construction. Howland Planning Director Kim Mascarella and Howland Zoning Administrator Peter Ross informed trustees and administrators ...

Schools receive land donation

HOWLAND — The Howland Board of Education has received a donation of 1.27 acres of vacant land near the middle school. School Superintendent Kevin Spicher said at the Oct. 24 meeting that Dr. Rao Sudheendra and Sarala Sudheendra, owners of Eagleton Developers, donated the land at Brewster ...

Monastery drops plan

HOWLAND — The Christian Coptic monastery on Squires Lane NE has decided to “love thy neighbor.” Upon orders from the Coptic pope in Egypt, the St. Mary and St. John the Beloved Monastery has decided to shelve plans for a mausoleum on its property. The mausoleum plans triggered ...

On the record

Howland WHAT: Township trustees meeting Nov. 2 PRESENT: Jim LaPolla and Matt Vansuch ABSENT:  Rick Clark Trustees: ¯ Heard from Bob Whitehead, a regional representative to the Lions Club, who discussed starting a club chapter in Howland; ¯ Accepted a quote of $21,775 from Gentry ...