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Niles, Howland schools help student fighting leukemia

NILES — While they may be rivals on the basketball court, students from Howland and Niles school districts came together to raise funds for a Niles McKinley High School student battling leukemia. Junior Nathan Lough, 16, is receiving medical treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia. The ...

Library to show ‘Harriet’ movie

FREE SCREENING: In celebration of Black History month, the Sutliff Museum will be showing a free screening of the 2019 movie, “Harriet,” at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the Thomas Room of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. The movie shows the tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from ...

Agenda

• KINSMAN TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at the township hall. • CHAMPION TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 3:30 p.m. today at the high school community room. • MECCA TRUSTEES will hold a budget meeting 6 p.m. today at the township hall. • HOWLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet ...

Teaching empathy in Champion

CHAMPION — Wanting to share the message of empathy and kindness to one another, a group of Champion Middle School eighth-graders wrote scripts and performed puppet shows for second-graders at the elementary school. “The students handled everything with the empathy program” from ...

Radical post circulars throughout city

99 years ago in 1921 Alleged radicals took advantage of the “present unemployment situation” to spread their dangerous doctrines to “overthrow the capitalists” and “take possession of the workshops” here in Warren. They were busy and police had considerable work in seizing ...

Program details importance of count

CENSUS INFORMATION: The League of Women Voters of Trumbull County will host Pia Brady, Northeast District chairwoman for the census, 6 p.m. Monday at the Cortland Library. Brady will explain why it is important to count every person in Ohio. She will speak on why it is necessary, that it is ...

Agenda

• SENIOR SERVICES ADVISORY COUNCIL will meet 10:30 a.m. Monday at the offices, 2931A Youngstown Road, Warren. • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 3:30 p.m. Monday at the high school community room. • TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF DEVELOPMENT DISABILITIES will meet 5:30 p.m. Monday at ...

Program stresses overcoming fear, prejudice

BRACEVILLE — The varied accomplishments and inventions of African Americans were highlighted at the annual Black History program at First Baptist Church of Braceville. The Rev. Georgina Thornton, a retired minister who has spoken as a guest at the church for 20 years, said she learns more ...

Religion news

FAITH AND FAMILY DAY: Fellowship of Christian Athletes Steel Valley will hold a Faith and Family Day 2 p.m. today at the Youngstown State University basketball game. Participants should arrive at the Beeghly Center at 11:45 a.m., with pre-game activities at noon. Watch warm-ups and be in the ...

Celebrate winter at Old Avalon

WARMUP EVENT: Howland Winter Warmup will start 6 p.m. today at the Old Avalon Golf Course. The family-friendly event includes live music, games, campfire stories, food and other items. The event is sponsored by the township trustees. POSTAL PARTICIPATION: The Newton Falls Post Office would ...

Agenda

• CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 3:30 p.m. Monday at the community room at the high school. • NEWTON FALLS COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION will meet 4 p.m. Monday at the municipal building. • TRUMBULL COUNTY SENIOR LEVY SUBCOMMITTEE for the Senior Centers will meet 10:30 a.m. ...

Liquid lime claims only half true

­­­Hello, Trumbull County. Have you ever had guests quickly overstay their welcome like cousin Eddie in the movie “Christmas Vacation”? That’s how I feel about liquid lime. Some companies selling these products promise increased yields, better soil pH, increased calcium and only with ...

Agenda

• FAMILY CHILDREN FIRST COUNCIL will meet 8:30 a.m. today at the first-floor conference room at TMHA Building, Warren. • NILES BOARD OF CONTROL will meet 9:30 a.m. today at city building. • LORDSTOWN VILLAGE STREETS, PARKS AND SIDEWALKS COMMITTEE will meet 1 p.m. today at the village ...

Seeing Eye

ELECTION FORUM: The Trumbull County Township Association and Southington Local School District will hold a meet the candidates forum 6 p.m. Thursday at the Southington schools complex, 2482 state Route 534. All candidates running on the March 17 primary ballot are invited to attend. The forum ...

Agenda

• MATHEWS BOARD OF EDUCATION has rescheduled its meeting to 6 p.m. Thursday at the high school cafeteria. There will be an executive session followed by the regular meeting. • TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH will meet 1 p.m. today at the health department, 176 Chestnut St., Warren. • ...

State recognizes performance

GIRARD — A special presentation was made Tuesday to Girard Intermediate School, which once again has received the state Momentum Award for high student performance on state tests and the state report card. Sarah Fowler of the Ohio Department of Education presented the banners and awards to ...

Brookfield foundation aids grads

BROOKFIELD — Wanting to help fellow classmates and graduates of Brookfield schools battling serious illnesses or having other financial needs, the Every Class Helping Others Foundation was established in 2009 and held its annual fundraiser at Yankee Lake Ballroom. ECHO is a nonprofit ...

Agenda

• BRACEVILLE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. today at township hall about employment of fire personnel, policy matters and other business. • WEATHERSFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a work session 4:30 p.m. today at the board office. The regular meeting is 7 ...

NAACP holds history event

CELEBRATING OUR ROOTS: The Trumbull County NAACP will hold “Celebration Of Our Roots” for Black History Month Friday to Sunday at TCAP, 1230 Palmyra Road, Warren. The events will include live music featuring the Howard Family Band 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. There also will be opening celebration, ...

Agenda

• CORTLAND COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the municipal building. • LORDSTOWN COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday at the municipal building. • HUBBARD COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the municipal building with caucus at 6:30 p.m. • MECCA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. ...