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• CHAMPION BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the K-8 School cafeteria. • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will have a special meeting 6 p.m. today at the high school community room. • CORTLAND COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building. • HUBBARD COUNCIL ...

Event addresses hate as public health crisis

STAND AGAINST RACISM: The 2021 National Stand Against Racism has the theme “From Declarations to Change: Addressing Racism as Public Health Crisis.” The YWCA of Mahoning Valley will hold a Stand Against Racism event noon Friday. The event will include the challenges and successes women have ...

Move left 202 men out of work

99 years ago in 1922 Niles would be materially affected from an industrial standpoint by action taken by officials of the General Electric Company, in mailing out notices to four-fifths of their employees, or 202 of 250 men, permanently discharging them from the plant. The Niles plant of ...

Minister’s work makes magazine

HOWLAND — Howland Community Church’s senior minister, the Rev. Erica Brown, has her work featured in “The Christian Century” magazine. Brown, of Warren, wrote a major book review, which was published in the March 24 issue. “The Christian Century” is a national journal founded ...

Religion news

INSTALLATION SET: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Warren will host the installation of the Rev. Christopher Cicero as pastor at the 11 a.m. Sunday Mass at the St. James Parish site on Burton Street. Bishop David Bonnar will celebrate Mass and install Cicero. The parish also is planning for ...

Start growing a Victory Garden

OSU EXTENSION KICKS OFF PROGRAM: The Ohio Department of Agriculture and OSU Extension Offices are kicking off the second year of the Victory Gardens program. Due to high demand, the program is expanding from 10 to 25 counties across the state, with 8,300 seed packets available free to the ...

Animal agriculture vital to the Valley

April showers bring May flowers … and the wonderful smells of spring. In many areas of Ohio, Trumbull County included, it also brings some intense smells from animal agriculture. Even though we may not enjoy these smells, there is a benefit to all Ohioans from agriculture. Animal agriculture ...

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— LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 8:30 a.m. today virtually via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81970132592 and meeting ID 81970132592 and passcode 309712. — TRUMBULL VETERANS SERVICES COMMISSION will meet 10 a.m. today at the offices, 253 E. Market St., Warren. — TRUMBULL COUNTY ...

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— WARREN CITY COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the safety service complex. The finance committee will meet 4 p.m. today. — LORDSTOWN BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/94030907184 with meeting ID 94030907184 and passcode 258588. — MAHONING VALLEY ...

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• BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at township hall. • JOHNSTON ZONING COMMISSION will meet 6 p.m. today at township hall. • VERNON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at township hall. • WEATHERSFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at township hall ...

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• BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at township hall. • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. today at township hall for township business. • HUBBARD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6:30 p.m. today at township hall. • TRUMBULL COUNTY ...

Celebrate Earth Day with cleanup

DISTRICT SEEKS VOLUNTEERS: The Geauga Trumbull Solid Waste Management District has kicked off its litter cleanup campaign. The program, called the Great American Cleanup, is part of a national campaign through Keep America Beautiful. Local volunteers receive trash bags, litter grabbers, safety ...

Homeless Jesus sculpture to be dedicated for late area pastor

YOUNGSTOWN — Bishop David Bonnar of the Diocese of Youngstown will celebrate a memorial Mass and dedicate the Homeless Jesus sculpture in memory of the Rev. Nicholas Shori on the fifth anniversary of his death. Officials said upon his passing on April 20, 2016, Shori made a gift to the ...

Golden Apple awards go to school employees

YOUNGSTOWN — The Office of Catholic Schools with the Diocese of Youngstown will present the 2021 winners of the Golden Apple Award. Local awardees include: • Kyle Anda of St. Joseph the Provider Elementary School, Youngstown; • Jennifer DeMain of St. Charles Elementary School, ...

Religion news

NEW PASTOR INSTALLED: The new pastoral team of the Faith Fellowship Church of God, 388 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown, was installed in February. The Rev. Stephen and Melissa Turner of Easley, S.C., where they were the youth pastoral team, officially were installed. The Turners have worked ...

Spring planting reminds that farming is an uncertain venture

It’s spring and time for tilling the ground and getting crops planted. In the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s, Trumbull County was a dairy county with dairy farms up and down every road. Today, you have to look quick to find a cow. Recently, we had another good-sized herd of high-producing cows sell ...

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— BRISTOL TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. today at the township building with the meeting available on the township’s Facebook page. — NEWTON FALLS JOINT FIRE DISTRICT will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. today at the township administration building to ...

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• PLATS / ZONING COMMITTEE of Trumbull County Planning Commission will meet 9 a.m. today in the conference room at the planning commission, 185 E. Market St., Warren. • NILES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 4 p.m. today via Zoom with information on the city’s website. • WARREN ...

Hubbard to celebrate National Library Week

BOOK SALE: The Hubbard Public Library, 436 W. Liberty St., is marking National Library Week through Saturday. The public is invited to visit the library inperson and online at www.beyond-books.org. New programs include “Toy Lending Library” and “Library of Things,” which allows patrons ...

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• BROOKFIELD TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today via Zoom. The meeting ID is 81311787281 and passcode 919464. • CORTLAND COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today via Zoom. The meeting ID is 861 5583 6718 and passcode 085550. • NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the municipal building, ...