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Community News

Births

Births St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital DROGOWSKI, Sarah and Dakota Bruce, of Youngstown, a son March 25 FRYMAN, Samantha and Nicholas Nallison, of Youngstown, a son March 26 HORVATH, Jessica and Brad Day, of New Waterford, a daughter March 26 KEMPER, Alberta and Alan, of Canfield, a ...

Spring cleanup set for cemetery

PREPARATIONS IN GIRARD: Spring cleanup at Girard City Cemetery has been scheduled through Wednesday for removing Christmas decorations from the graves. After that date, employees will be removing any Christmas decorations in preparation for Easter and Memorial Day, VICTORY CHRISTIANAUCTION: ...

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• HOWLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 4:30 p.m. today to review potential economic development project at 1556 North River Road NE. • NILES PARK BOARD will hold a special meeting 11 a.m. today at the city hall conference room on personnel.

Farmers plow through rows of adversity

Hello, Trumbull County. Well, it’s been a wild ride the past couple of weeks, and I hope you are all making the best of the “stay at home” order. As some of you are aware, our physical office is closed, but everyone in our office is still working and available to assist you if you have ...

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• STEAM ACADEMY BOARD OF EDUCATION will have a special meeting 1 p.m. Friday at the school with the public able to join in remotely. • WARREN CITY SCHOOLS financial advisory committee meeting for Friday has been canceled.

Mental health help available online

VCS PROVIDES VIDEO-BASED APPOINTMENTS: Valley Counseling Services (VCS) will continue providing mental health services to residents of the Mahoning Valley throughout the governor’s stay-at-home order. Necessary precautions are being made to keep clients and staff safe. Most services will be ...

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Editor’s note: Because of the coronavirus outbreak, meetings may be canceled, postponed or changed. • TRUMBULL COUNTY METROPARKS BOARD has canceled its meeting for today. The levy meeting also has been canceled. • TRUMBULL SOIL / WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT has canceled its meeting ...

Shepherd of Valley seeks volunteers

HELP FOR SENIORS: At Shepherd of the Valley, efforts are being taken to deal with COVID-19 and all necessary measures to keep residents and staff healthy. The organization is looking for volunteers and partners to help meet seniors’ needs at this time. Shepherd of the Valley is working with ...

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• GIRARD COUNCIL has canceled its meeting for today. • HOWLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION has changed its meeting to 6:30 p.m. today at the administrative board offices. • HUBBARD BOARD OF EDUCATION has canceled its meeting today. • KINSMAN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at ...

This week in history

99 years ago in 1921: The members of Warren Council of the Boy Scouts, proved very genial hosts to the Scout Masters of the city at a dinner in Hotel Warner, where 31 guests were present and a very fine menu was served by the management in their honor. The meeting was one of the most ...

Event takes on injustices

ONLINE CHALLENGE: The YWCA Mahoning Valley is hosting an online 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge beginning Monday. Participants will be provided with curated articles, podcasts and activities delivered to their in-boxes. Emails will be sent Monday through Friday each week ...

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• CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting noon today at township hall. • NILES BOARD OF CONTROL will meet 9:30 a.m. Friday in the conference room at city building for miscellaneous items. • NILES CITY COUNCIL will hold a special meeting 4 p.m. Friday via conference ...

Our sinks need to see a little more love

It is a pretty surreal experience writing a farming column in the middle of a pandemic. Before I begin this lesson from the farm, I want to share my perspective. First, we need to take this seriously, but not panic. Social isolation is not about saving the young, teens or even younger ...

Warren schools to serve lunch

STUDENTS TO GET MEALS: Warren City Schools will serve lunches at all the building cafeterias from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays now through the duration of the mandated statewide K-12 school closing. Students should go to the school building closest to where they live, regardless of where ...

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Editor’s note: Meeting lists are prepared in advance. Meetings may be canceled or changed at the last minute due to coronavirus outbreak. Call ahead before going. • GIRARD CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 4 p.m. today in the city hall conference room. • HUBBARD CITY COUNCIL will hold ...

Fundraiser showcases kids talents

BROOKFIELD — The artistic talents of Brookfield school students were showcased at a recent fundraiser that benefit the local Brookfield Backpack Charitable Fund, which gets food to local children for the weekends. The Brookfield Hungry for the Arts exhibit was held March 7 at Tiffany ...

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Editor’s note: Meeting lists are prepared in advance. Meetings may be canceled or changed at the last minute due to coronavirus outbreak. Call ahead before going. • TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS have canceled their workshop for today. • TRUMBULL COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY BOARD ...

Father-son duo to swim for cancer awareness

VIENNA — Last year, Vienna resident Gil Rieger joined his son, Andy, in Texas to swim in Lake Houston to raise funds and awareness for cancer research. Gil Rieger said he and Andy will be returning on April 18 to Houston to swim in the lake on Team Rae in memory of Andy’s wife, Jordana ...

Mission asks for hams for Easter

FOOD DROPOFF: The Warren Family Mission is in need of hams for its planned Easter dinner on April 10, which officials have said will be carryout only. The hams can be dropped off 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday at the mission, 155 Tod Ave. NW, Warren. DECORATION REMOVAL: The ...

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• TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS will have a special meeting 3 p.m. today at the offices on the primary election and other business. • CORTLAND COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building. • LORDSTOWN COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the village municipal ...