Howland Community News

Forum spotlights epidemic

HOWLAND — With a tattoo on her forearm of the last few beats of her brother’s heart, Brianne Cavender won’t forget his life and struggles, and by promoting awareness about addiction, she said she hopes to help other families avoid the pain of loss to the disease. Cavender’s brother, ...

New chief settles in

HOWLAND — Former detective Nick Roberts has been settling in to his new position as chief of the Howland Police Department. Growing up in Niles, Roberts was motivated to become a police officer after a good friend was hired full-time with the Niles Police Department. He attended the ...

DI team returns to regionals

HOWLAND — A local Destination Imagination team that has made it to Global Finals in past years has begun preparing for the new season, which will include a regional competition March 11 at Youngstown State University. The Destination Imagination program is a hands-on system of learning that ...

Historical society getting new home

HOWLAND — The Howland Historical Society may finally be getting a home of its own in a house off North River Road. The announcement was first made at a meeting of the Howland Township trustees at the beginning of December, and the historical society is expected to take over the property ...

Briefs

Howland names new assistant police chief HOWLAND — Township trustees Feb. 8 approved the promotion of Sgt. Jeffrey Urso to assistant police chief effective Feb. 1 at $62,731 annually. Urso, 44, was hired in April 2000 and served in the department as a patrolman, detective and sergeant. He ...

Township earns healthy award

HOWLAND — For the fourth time, Howland Township has been presented the ‘‘Healthy Community” award by the state for programs and activities that promote wellness, physical activity and healthy living for residents. Trustee James Lapolla, who also serves on the township’s Wellness ...

Township seeks funding

HOWLAND — Township officials recently applied for funding from the Ohio Public Works Clean Ohio Conservation Fund for financial assistance to support the Golden Triangle wetland acquisition project off North River Road. Trustee Chairman Rick Clark said Jan. 11 the 60-acre area in the Golden ...

Remembering the ‘old timers’

Before the Korean conflict, Howland Township was a sparsely settled agricultural area. Following the war, areas north of the newly constructed Clifton-Hyde housing development — Rosegarden and Shaffer drives — saw an increase in population as more residents began to move into stagnant ...

Butler-Trumbull exhibition shows Homer engravings

Winslow Homer’s “Snap the Whip” arguably is the most famous work in the Butler Institute of American Art’s permanent collection, and the museum explores Homer’s work as an engraver in an exhibition at its Trumbull branch in Howland. “Winslow Homer: From Poetry to Fiction — The ...

On the record

Howland WHAT: Board of Education organizational meeting Jan. 12 PRESENT: Scott Lehman, Ken Jones, Barbara Wright, Matt Darrin and Susan Brocoli The board: l Named Jones as president and Darrin as vice president; l Approved Lehman as the board’s representative to the Trumbull ...

Police blotter

Howland Police activity reported Jan. 3-18: Jan. 18, 6:53 p.m. — Shoplifting was reported in the 2300 block of Niles Cortland Road. 11:48 a.m. — The Trumbull County Dog Warden rescued abandoned animals in the 3500 block of Hightree Avenue SE. Jan. 17, 6:42 p.m. — Possible ...

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 ...

Howland Community Stadium gets financial boost

HOWLAND — The Lewis Family of Howland and Lewis Construction recently made a donation of $35,000 to the Howland Community Stadium Foundation, according to a Facebook post by Kevin Wyndham of Lewis Construction. Wyndham, chairman of the Howland Community Stadium Foundation, said the ...

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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 ...