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Family activity set at Vienna church

CANDYLAND EVENT: Vienna United Methodist Church, 4265 Warren-Sharon Road, will host a life-size Candyland for children 3:30 to 8 p.m. Friday; noon to 7 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. There will be various activities, family photo booth and snacks. HOLIDAY TRAINS: Trains in the Town ...

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• WARREN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold special meeting noon today at township hall with department heads on personnel matters. • LIBERTY BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 5:30 p.m. today at the board conference room. • BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 5 p.m. today at the ...

Holiday trolley visits Niles’ sites

McKINLEY CHRISTMAS: The McKinley Christmas will be noon to 4 p.m. Saturday in Niles. A trolley will take visitors to the McKinley Memorial Museum, McKinley Birthplace Museum and the Ward-Thomas Museum. Admission is a donation of one box of cereal for Niles Community Services. A passport will be ...

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• GIRARD COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building with a caucus 6:30 p.m. • LORDSTOWN FINANCE COMMITTEE will meet 1 p.m. today at the municipal building. • CHAMPION BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 5 p.m. today at the middle school on strategic ...

Patients look forward to home

HOWLAND — Family and friends of patients at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital were able to celebrate the holidays with their loved Sunday as the center opened its doors to the community for the annual “Christmas at Hillside.” Hubbard resident Al Guyer, a patient, came to the cafeteria ...

This Week in History: County clarifies meaning of a ‘dressed fowl’

99 years ago in 1920: It was announced that “hereafter dressed chicken or any dressed fowl in Trumbull County means real dressed fowl” as interpreted by a decision of the chief of the Bureau of Agriculture. According to the ruling from the chief of the department, a dressed fowl is one ...

Visit with Santa in Southington

CHALKER BUILDING HOLIDAYS: Southington Community Trust will have a Christmas open house and storytime with Santa Claus 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Chalker Building, state Route 305, Southington. Organizations and individuals interested in participating in the Christmas tree decorating or ...

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• McKINLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES will meet 4 p.m. Monday at the McKinley Birthplace Home and Research Center in Niles. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will have a special meeting 5 p.m. Monday at the township hall for an executive session to discuss the police department union ...

Wreaths Across America project to honor veterans nationwide

GIRARD — Wreaths Across America, a national project to honor veterans for their service to the community, will be held locally at the Girard City Cemetery. Kathy Blackstone of Blackstone Funeral Home said the funeral home and Girard American Legion Post 235 have teamed up to make sure the ...

Former students and staff return to St. Joseph school

AUSTINTOWN — The Rev. Gregory Fedor, pastor of St. Joseph Parish, said he welcomed former students and staff of the parish’s school to celebrate what it offered to so many families before its closing. A reunion celebration was held recently at the church to show the classrooms that were ...

Religion news

MEN OF FAITH: The Men of Faith from across Trumbull County will come together 9 a.m. today at the 4 Star Diner banquet room, 168 N. Mecca St., Cortland. Guest speaker is Charles Jarvis, publisher of the Tribune Chronicle and The Vindicator. Music will be provided by the Golden Street Singers. ...

Speaker uses Civil War holiday theme

BROOKFIELD — With Christmas-themed images popular on cards and photos, many of those images during the Civil War period had hidden messages instead of wishing holiday greetings. Traci Manning, curator of education at the Mahoning Valley Historical Society, was the guest speaker at a ...

Hospital plans holiday event

CHRISTMAS AT HILLSIDE : Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital, 8747 Squires Lane NE, Howland, will host its “Christmas at Hillside” event 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. There will be Christmas tree, wreath and basket raffles as well as music, crafts, face painting and refreshements. There also will be a ...

Ag event welcomes farmers, landowners

AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE: The Trumbull County Food and Agriculture Committee will meet 8 a.m. Friday at the Gustavus Federated Church, corner of state routes 193 and 87. There will be a pancake and sausage breakfast and educational program. The speaker will be Cora MacDowell, USDA Natural ...

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• BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 3 p.m. today at the township hall to pass a resolution on replacement fire levy and repairing headstones at the cemetery. • NEWTON FALLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 8 a.m. Saturday at the board meeting room in the ...

8th-grade girls see options available in technical career fields

CHAMPION — Eighth-grade girls from several Trumbull County school districts had the opportunity to see different informational technology careers as part of the “We Are IT” program held at the Trumbull Career and Technical Center. Newton Falls High School eighth-grade students Ellen ...

Miss Ohio 2004 to appear

HAPPY HOLIDAYS IN HOWLAND: The Howland Library Branch will present “Happy Howland Holiday” 6 to 7:30 p.m. today. There will be singing, a visit from Santa Claus and refreshments provided by the Friends of the Howland Library. Beginning at 6 p.m., children can make holiday crafts, 6:30 ...

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• ORANGEVILLE COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the village fire hall. • WARREN CITY COUNCIL Finance Committee will meet 5 p.m. today at the council caucus room to review Enterprise Fund portion of the 2020 budget and renewal of the 0.5 percent income tax. • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES ...

Peace Light to arrive Saturday

Staff report CANFIELD — For more than 29 years, the Peace Light from Bethlehem has been spread throughout Europe by the cooperation of the Austrian Broadcasting Company, Austrian Airlines and the Austrian Boy Scouts and Girl Guides. The light will be brought Saturday to Boys Scouts Camp ...

Rotary Club to host Santa’s visit

CHAMPION CHRISTMAS: The Champion Rotary Club will host a Christmas event 3 p.m. Saturday at Champion Presbyterian Church. Santa Claus will arrive by fire truck to visit children from 3 to 5 p.m. There will be refreshments. There will be a Service Above Self table for people to make holiday ...