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Disabilities board earns accreditation

TCBDD SERVICES: CARF International announced that the Trumbull County Board of Developmental Disabilities received accreditation for the next three years for its Community Employment Services and Employment Planning Services programs. The latest accreditation is the board’s sixth consecutive ...

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• LIBERTY BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 5 p.m. today at the high school auditorium with information on the district website. • NEWTON FALLS JOINT FIRE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES will meet 5 p.m. today at township hall for a work session to discuss amendments to the joint resolution and 6 ...

Food distribution coming to Niles’ Eastwood Field

SECOND HARVEST PANTRY: The Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley will bring its traveling food pantry to the Eastwood Field, 5555 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles, today. The food distribution will begin 11 a.m. Participants are asked not to arrive before 10 a.m. and to park in the lot ...

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• NEWTON FALLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 5 p.m. today for a work session and walk-through at the former elementary school, 909 Milton Blvd., with the regular meeting 6 p.m. today at the high school board room. • NEWTON FALLS VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today via Zoom at ...

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• BROOKFIELD TRUSTEES will have a special meeting at 1 p.m. today via Zoom to discuss CARES Act expenditures. The meeting ID is 886 2867 1018 and the passcode is 653964. • HUBBARD BOARD OF EDUCATION will have a work session via Zoom at 6 p.m. Monday. The meeting ID is 963 6274 5520 and ...

Take time to stop and smell the deer prints

Every Saturday and Sunday morning, my dog, Bella, wakes me up about seven in the morning. I hear her stretch, sigh, and then her cold wet nose nudges my hand and if I don’t pet her, then she hops up on the bed and nudges the cover off me until I get up. It is pretty adorable if you ask ...

Stage play set for weekend

LIBERTY LAUNCHES PROGRAM: After nearly a 10-year absence, Liberty High School is bringing back its theater program. Members take to the stage Friday, Saturday and Sunday to perform “Little Shop of Horrors.” The theater program officially was relaunched last school year but was forced to ...

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• BLOOMFIELD MESPO BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6:30 p..m. today via Zoom by calling 440-685-4722 or email rob.hollada@mschools.org • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 8:30 a.m. today via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88914776367 and meeting ID 889 1477 6367 and passcode ...

Local departments holding food drive

SAFETY FORCES COLLECT ITEMS: The Bazetta, Niles and Howland police departments, Howland Fire Department and Ohio State Highway Patrol will team up 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday for a “Can the Cruiser” food drive. The food drive will be held at three locations across Trumbull County and will ...

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• BROOKFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today in the school auditorium. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 5:30 p.m. today with the Trumbull County Tourism Bureau concerning the state Route 7 corridor, via Zoom with meeting ID 889 1107 4181 and passcode ...

World War I hospital featured

SOCIETY HOSTS PROGRAM: The Howland Historical Society will host a virtual Zoom program 7 p.m. today. The program is “Youngstown’s Base Hospital 1918-1919” by Cassie Nespor. During World War I, the United States aided the allies’ fight by setting base hospitals in Europe. Base Hospital ...

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• WARREN BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today via Zoom on the district Facebook page. • FARMINGTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 7 p.m. today at the senior center to meet with residents and representatives of Phalan Lake on roads and zoning. Trustees will also discuss ...

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• NEWTON FALLS VILLAGE COUNCIL has canceled their meeting for today. • LORDSTOWN VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at 1-646-558-8656 with meeting ID 988 1559 3361 and passcode 847623. • MECCA TOWSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • WEST FARMINGTON ...

Event to remember Valerie Kopiak and others

SUICIDE AWARENESS DAY: The National Survivors of Suicide Awareness Day will be 6 p.m. Saturday at the Victory Christian Center, 4257 Tod Ave., Warren. The event is being held in remembrance of Valerie Kopiak and all loved ones lost to suicide. The event is being sponsored by Survivors of ...

Religious works bring healing, art to downtown

YOUNGSTOWN — Bronze sculptures depicting Jesus by world-renowned artist Timothy P. Schmalz can be seen in downtown Youngstown, if you know where to look. Schmalz’s bronze sculpture “Homeless Jesus” has become a global phenomenon and now can be found in nearly 100 cities around the ...

Religion news

BLESSING OF ANIMALS: Boardman United Methodist Church, 6809 Market St., will host Blessing of the Animals 11 a.m. today in the church parking lot. REVIVAL: One Nation Kingdom Ministries will meet 10 a.m. Sunday at the Focus Building, 2041 Niles Road SE, Warren, for a revival with evangelist ...

Thanksgiving meal turns to-go

MISSION NEEDS DONATIONS: The Warren Family Mission is hosting its 22nd annual Thanksgiving meal noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 25 with takeout and delivery only. Meals can be picked up at 155 Tod Ave NW, Warren, at the red trailer or people can call the mission at 330-394-5437 to get on a delivery list. ...

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• NILES SCHOOLS ATHLETIC COUNCIL will meet virtually via Zoom at 10 a.m. today to conduct regular business. The meeting ID number is 98209139304 and password 9895095. Participants who wish to call can phone 1-646-558-8656.

It’s the time of year when farmers talk turkey

Has 2020 been a wild ride or what? In school instruction or remote learning, masks or no masks, essential work or being paid to stay home, testing lines or voting lines. One thing remains the same — most Americans will eat turkey on Thanksgiving. Did you know that nearly 20 percent of ...

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• TRUMBULL COUNTY TOURISM BUREAU BOARD OF DIRECTORS will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the BRITE Energy Building and virtually. • SOUTHINGTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at township hall. • WEATHERSFIELD TOWNSHIP ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS will meet 6 p.m. today at the township ...