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Girl Scouts perform dances for badges

HOWLAND — Girl Scouts earn badges in many ways. Recently a group of Scouts learned line dancing and other routines to earn its performance badges. The group of Scouts — with troop leader Barb Rosenblum — went to Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Howland where the Scouts received free dance ...

Youngstown Air Reserve Station to be focus at library

910TH AIRLIFT WING HISTORY: The Howland Library Branch will host a program on “History of the Youngstown Air Reserve Station” 2 p.m. Saturday. Discussion will focus on history and mission of the local 910th Airlift Wing at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station. Registration, though not ...

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• BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will have a special meeting 3 p.m. today at township hall for an executive session for a full-time firefighter position. Trustees also will attend a meeting at RP McMurphy’s at 7 p.m. Sunday regarding a potential car show. • HUBBARD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will ...

Seeing Eye: Race for Cure event planned

BEAGLE CLUB EVENT: The Trumbull County Area Beagle Club will hold a Race for the Cure fundraiser Feb. 1 and 2 at Hubbard Conservation Club, 1760 Wick Campbell Road. The event will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Registration is 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 1 and 4 to 6 a.m. Feb. 2. There ...

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• GIRARD CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 4 p.m. today in the mayor’s office conference room. • GIRARD PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 3 p.m. today at the mayor’s office at city hall. • NILES BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 5:30 p.m. today at the administration ...

On the farm | We all must play a role in preserving water quality

Hello, Trumbull County. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and a good start to 2020. We’re gearing up for our busy program season and we will have a variety of great programs for you this year. A few weeks ago, I had the great opportunity to meet with some colleagues from ...

Benefit to help those who are ill

DANCING FOR OTHERS: The 19th annual Dancing for Others benefit will be held 6 p.m. Saturday at Packard Music Hall,1703 Mahoning Ave., Warren. Various area dance studios will perform. Proceeds will help those battling serious health issues. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. The requested donation is ...

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• BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 7 p.m. today at township hall to appoint a fiscal officer to fill a vacated term. • NEWTON ZONING COMMISSION will hold an organizational meeting 5:30 p.m. today at township hall to elect officers and update on the comprehensive ...

Seeing Eye

PUPPY BOWL: The Mosquito Lake Dog Park is holding a Puppy Bowl on Sunday at the park office at the lake. There will be two sessions, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. for smaller dog breeds, and 3:30 to 5 p.m. for larger dog breeds. There is a $5 charge that will be used to make improvements at the dog ...

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• WARREN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting at 12:30 p.m. today at township hall to discuss litigation and personnel issues. • TRUMBULL MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY BOARD will meet 4:30 p.m. today at 4076 Youngstown Road SE, Warren. • TRUMBULL PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 9 ...

Howland Glen students learn self-defense

NILES — Children at several area school districts are learning how to be safe as part of an after-school program offered by Warren Martial Arts. Children at Howland Glen Elementary School learned self-defense techniques in their physical education classes and then could attend an ...

Geese, swans top local bird count

WARREN — Various species of swans and geese were among the top birds counted during the annual Trumbull County Christmas Bird Count conducted last month. Howland resident Carole Babyak, one of the coordinators of the event, said local residents on Dec. 15 recorded birds they saw, mostly in ...

Warren library hosts game night

ALL PLAYERS WANTED: The Warren-Trumbull County Public Library will hold a game night for adults from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the main library in Warren. Players of any skill level are welcome to play board games, card games or video games at the library. MEN WHO COOK: Boy Scout Troop 122 ...

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• LORDSTOWN VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday at the village municipal building. • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the high school community room. • BRISTOL TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at township hall. • MECCA ...

Art display raises awareness

NILES — Wanting to share a message against drug and alcohol abuse, a high school senior set up a themed art exhibit for the month at the Art Outreach Gallery in the Eastwood Mall. Trinity Hobbs of McDonald, a senior at the Trumbull Career and Technical Center, is the curator of the “Anti ...

This week in history

99 years ago in 1921: The annual meeting of the stockholders of the Union Savings and Trust Co. resulted in the presentation of financial conditions maintained during the year. The matter of increasing the capital stock from $300,000 to $600,000 was presented to the stockholders, and it was ...

Seeing Eye

CELEBRATE: The McKinley Memorial Library in Niles will celebrate the 177th birthday of William McKinley 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the McKinley Birthplace Home. The public can share birthday cake and beverages to celebrate the birthday of the nation’s 25th president. At 2 p.m., President ...

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton touts community relevancy

WARREN — Whether it’s collecting items throughout the year for the homeless and others in need, holding a chili cookoff to raise funds for the parish or providing a place for programs and services to be offered, members of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Warren say their work is ...

Eagle of the Cross candidates sought

YOUNGSTOWN — Nominations are being sought to recognize outstanding Catholic school upperclassmen with the Diocesan Eagle of the Cross awards. The Rev. John Zuraw, chancellor of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown, said the Eagle of the Cross Award was originally created by the National ...

Author to discuss historic theaters

LIBRARY PROGRAM: Author Sean T. Posey will highlight many of the places he describes in his book “Historic Theaters of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley” at a program 2 p.m. Saturday at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. DOG PARTY: The Brookfield Library Branch will hold a ...