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March for Jesus goes on

BOARDMAN — The annual March for Jesus, which usually is held in downtown Youngstown and draws hundreds of participants from the tri-county area, was a scaled-down version this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. People met individually or in small groups to walk and pray in their ...

Religion news

PILGRIMAGE CANCELED: Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Diocese of Youngstown Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Consolation Shrine in Carey for the Feast of the Assumption has been canceled. Next year’s pilgrimage will be scheduled in August. FOOD GIVEAWAY: The East Side Church of Christ, ...

Newton Falls honors postal contest winner

NEWTON FALLS —Images of the Newton Falls water tower, the falls and various sports will appear on a new stamp cancellation this month used by the Newton Falls Post Office. The image was the winning entry of a drawing made by 11-year old Peyton Rapczak to showcase the community. The contest ...

Goodwill’s Gems Jewelry Sale delayed

AUCTION POSTPONED: In an effort to protect the safety of its patrons and comply with the new regulations on large gatherings, Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries Inc. has postponed its 27th annual Gems Jewelry Sale and Charity Auction, which was tentatively scheduled for today at Stambaugh ...

Indoor shopping to return to city

FLEA MARKET OPENS: Indoor shopping will return to the Warren Flea Market, 428 Main Ave. SW, Warren, on Saturday. The outdoor portion of the market reopened May 16 and indoor vendors are returning on Saturday. CRAZY QUILTS: The Mahoning Valley Historical Society will present “Crazy Quilts ...

Agenda

• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 9 a.m. today to discuss township matters via Zoom teleconference at https//us02web.zoom.us/j/84134747200?pwd with meeting ID 841 3474 7200 and password 88575.

Written contract lets hay ‘share’ split work

Hello, Trumbull County! I hope you have been able to make the most of our dry weather to put in your garden, plant your fields and spend some time with family and friends outside. As we move into the summer and approach our first cutting of hay, I have been receiving a few questions about ...

Discard unused medications

OPERATION MEDICINE CABINET: The Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention and the Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office will collect and destroy unneeded prescription drugs 9 a.m. to noon Saturday as part of “Operation: Empty Medicine Cabinet.” The officers will accept unused or expired drugs ...

Agenda

• NILES BOARD OF CONTROL will meet 9:30 a.m. today via conference call at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/564959205 by dialing 1-872-240-3212 and access code 564-959-205. • NILES CITY COUNCIL will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. today via conference call at ...

Aviation museum cancels Aug. 2 event

WARREN — The Ernie Hall Aviation Museum wonát host its annual Wings ’n’ Wheels event this summer. The board decided to cancel the 2020 event on Aug. 2 due to COVID-19 concerns. “We take the health and safety of our volunteers, vendors, pilots, and patrons very seriously,” ...

2020 graduates to receive gift

SENIOR GIVEAWAY: The Mahoning County Educational Service Center career counselors will host a senior giveaway June 15 to 17, using money provided through a grant. The senior giveaway is for 2020 graduates from Trumbull, Mahoning, Columbiana and Portage counties. When students arrive at their ...

Agenda

• BRACEVILLE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at township hall. • BRISTOL TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. via Facebook live on the township website. • GUSTAVUS TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at township hall. • HARTFORD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today ...

Fresh produce available at park

FARMERS MARKET OPENS: The Warren Farmers Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. June 9 through Oct. 6, at Perkins Park, 321 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. For more information, email: sevasti@tnpwarren.org. WOMEN’S CONNECTION: Warren Women’s Connection, an affiliate of Stonecroft Ministries, will ...

Agenda

• HUBBARD CITY COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building with caucus at 6:30 p.m. • NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today with meeting moved to the high school football stadium, 909 Milton Blvd. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at the ...

Bristol library will phase in reopening

CURBSIDE SERIVCE: On Monday, The Bristol Library will begin a phased reopening with curbside service. The initial hours for curbside service will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The building will not be accessible to the public. The staff will prepare patrons’ requests for books, ...

Warren church reopens for worship

WARREN — Second Baptist Church “A House of Hope,” like many area churches, is reopening its doors for in-person worship after weeks of holding services online through Facebook or staying inside vehicles in parking lots. Pastor Todd Johnson of Second Baptist Church, 1510 Main Ave. SW, ...

Religion news

MARCH FOR JESUS: The annual March for Jesus happens today as an online event because of the coronvavirus outbreak. People are asked to walk and pray in their own neighborhood by themselves or in small groups at 11 a.m. The event is being held nationwide as a way for communities to celebrate ...

History program offered online

LIBRARY FACEBOOK: The McKinley Memorial Library in Niles is offering Bite-Size History on the library’s Facebook Page. Starting in June, the library will offer Facebook Live 10 a.m. Wednesdays. People can take part for a few minutes each week to learn historical facts about President ...

Agenda

• CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 3:30 p.m. today at the fire station for an executive session on contract negotiations. Phone in-meeting is 978-990-5242 and ID 3519757. • SOUTHINGTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 4:30 p.m. today at township hall to ...

Virtual Heart Ball raises $200,000

HEART BALL RAISES $200,000: The American Heart Association’s first Virtual Tri-County Heart Ball raised more than $200,000 to help fight heart disease and stroke in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. The event brought Vegas to more than 200 Tri-County homes, with overall attendance ...