Community News

Inspiring Minds mixes summer learning activities with fun

WARREN — To help local children retain what they learned last school year, Inspiring Minds is offering a six-week enrichment program to Warren city school students that includes an educational and instructional component as well as recreational activities. Renda White, K-8 coordinator for ...

Church hosts unity celebration

COMMUNION SERVICE: A Celebration of Christian Unity will be held 7 p.m. Friday at the Cortland Trinity Baptist Church, 2576 McCleary Jacoby Road. The event will include music led by the Rock of Grace worship team, special music from area churches and a communion service. Speakers include Pastor ...

Agenda

• BROOKFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 7 p.m. today at the high school media center. • NILES BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the administration building. • TRUMBULL CHILDREN SERVICES BOARD will meet 7 p.m. today at the board meeting room. • McDONALD COUNCIL will ...

Commemorating 1969 moon walk

APOLLO LANDING 50TH ANNIVERSARY: The Apollo Landing 50th anniversary will be held 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Howland Library Branch. An educator from Youngstown State University’s Ward Beecher Planetarium will talk about the 50th anniversary of the Apollo missions, including the first humans ...

Agenda

• LORDSTOWN COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the village municipal building. • JOHNSTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at the VFW Hall. • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6:30 p.m. today at township hall. • CORTLAND COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal ...

Festival starts this Wednesday

MOUNT CARMEL FESTIVAL: The annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel summer festival will be Wednesday to July 21 at the parish, 381 Robbins Ave., with food, rides, bocce tournament, games, musical entertainment and other family activities. Festival hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch and 5 to 11 p.m. ...

History of disability shared

By BOB COUPLAND Tribune Chronicle NILES — A museum manager presented a look at what people with disabilities — including Ida Saxton McKinley, wife of President William McKinley — have faced over the years as part of the McKinley Memorial Library speaker series. Dr. Marcelle Wilson, ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER Governing Board of Directors will meet 8 a.m. Monday at the center’s conference room in Niles. • KINSMAN ZONING BOARD will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at township hall. • TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold a workshop 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and ...

Hubbard church to restore historic cemetery

HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — Members of the Cornerhouse Christian Church are planning to improve and restore markers at the historic cemetery next to their church that has markers from the early 1800s. Avis Mathews Grove, a member of the committee planning the restoration, said the cemetery belongs ...

Religion news

OUTREACH FESTIVAL: Agape Assembly Church, 426 Nevada Ave., Warren, will hold Invasion of Hope Outreach Festival 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. There will be music, games, prayer and food. CELEBRATING HUBBARD: The Celebration Church, 809 N. Main St., Hubbard, will celebrate the good in Hubbard for 15 ...

Children focus on career fields

WARREN — Eleven-year-old Grace Kilgore of Warren said she was looking forward to having fun over the summer and signed up for the Salvation Army’s summer camp for children. “I like the different activities we get to do,” she said. The theme of the three-day-a-week camp focuses on ...

Mosquito Lake marks 10th year of dog park

ANNIVERSARY SET: The 10th anniversary of the dog park at Mosquito Lake State Park in Bazetta will be noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the pavilion by the beach. Dog owners can have their dogs try agility activities. There will be dog trainers to teach dogs to do new tricks. There also will be dog ...

Trumbull County farmlands drying out

Trumbull County, isn’t it nice to finally have some dry weather? I know I was happy, as we were able to put up some hay last week — but the saying “too little, too late” is sticking in my mind. By the time the ground dried out well enough to get the rest of the corn crop in, the ...

Howland event to feature goat yoga

FARMERS MARKET: Howland Farmers Market will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Richard Orwig Park, off East Market Street, Howland. Goat yoga will be featured, an event returning from last year with goats from Earth Angel Farm. MOVIE NIGHT: The Niles Park Department and the McKinley Memorial ...

Agenda

• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 a.m. today at the township hall. • VIENNA ZONING COMMISSION will hold quarterly meeting 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • TRUMBULL COUNTY TOURISM BUREAU Board of Directors will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center ...

Seeing Eye

NASA SOLAR SYSTEM: “Hands-On STEM with a NASA Solar System Ambassador” will be 2 p.m. today at the Brookfield Library Branch. Explore rocket science in an interactive program with Michele Evans, a NASA solar system ambassador. The program is for children ages 5 to 12. Registration is ...

Agenda

• BRISTOL BOARD OF EDUCATION meeting is rescheduled to 6 p.m. July 17 at the elementary media center. • LORDSTOWN BOARD OF EDUCATION changed its work session to 4 p.m. today at the elementary school conference room and the regular meeting to 6 p.m. today. • NAMI MAHONING VALLEY ...

Jewish Community Center hosts specialty summer camps

YOUNGSTOWN — From theater performance to science projects to horseback riding, the Jewish Community Center is offering various themed specialty camps each week for children. Emily Blau, Camp JCC director, said the camps kicked off in June and will be held each week through ...

Healthy Hearts and Paws begins

BROOKFIELD — A newly formed organization is working to get pets microchipped and take care of their other medical needs. Jason Cooke of Brookfield, who started the Healthy Hearts and Paws Project from his home this spring, said the nonprofit teamed up this weekend with Countryside ...

Legal aid offering free workshops

WARREN — Community Legal Aid is offering free local workshops this month to anyone who may need legal assistance or who has an interest in legal topics. The upcoming events are: • Legal Clinic for Veterans, 9 a.m. July 17, Youngstown VA Outpatient Clinic, 2031 Belmont Ave., ...