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Southington providing PPE

EQUIPMENT HANDOUT: Southington Township trustees and the fiscal officer will be handing out personal protective equipment 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the township hall for Southington residents only. Items will be distributed until they run out. JCC REUNION SET: Camp JCC will host an open house ...

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• MCDONALD BOARD OF EDUCATION will have a special meeting 6:30 a.m. today via Facebook Live on the school district website at www.mcdonald.k12.oh.us. • NILES BOARD OF EDUCATION will have a special meeting noon today via Zoom to amend the treasurer’s initial contract. Meeting ID is ...

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• NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today virtually via Zoom at https: //us02web.zoom.us/j/84532765918 with meeting ID 84532765918 and passcode 44444. • WESTERN RESERVE TRANSIT AUTHORITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES Personnel Committee will meet 9 a.m. today via video conference. The Finance / ...

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• NILES CITY COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the Niles Senior Center. • MCDONALD VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today via Zoom on YouTube at Village of McDonald Ohio. • HOWLAND PARK COMMISSIONERS will hold special meeting 9 a.m. today to review quotes and possible purchase of ...

Surviving childhood, farm style

Riding a bicycle without a helmet, riding in a car without using seat belts or infant car seats, drinking water from the garden hose and riding in the back of pickup truck. You might have seen a list like this titled, “How Did We Survive Growing Up in the ’70s?” I bet you could add to ...

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• BRISTOL TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today virtually at township Facebook page. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES Historical Committee will meet 7 p.m. today via Zoom, with meeting ID 88323745820 and passcode 853652. • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 4 p.m. ...

Committee marks 21st celebration

HONORING MLK: The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Scholarship Committee will host the 21st annual celebration honoring the life and legacy of King. The program “Reflect, Reset, Reach Forward” will be 9 to 10:30 a.m. today as a virtual celebration on Zoom at ...

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• MAPLEWOOD BOARD OF EDUCATION will host the organizational and regular meeting 7 p.m. today on the school district’s Facebook page. There will be a public hearing on the tax budget.

Commemoration of lives lost to COVID-19

DAY OF REMEMBRANCE: The National Day of Remembrance to honor the memory of those who have died of COVID-19 will be 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration will include a memorial honoring those who have died of COVID-19. The ceremony will be at the Lincoln Memorial ...

YWCA reflects on MLK’s legacy

MLK COMMEMORATION: The YWCA Mahoning Valley and the MLK Planning Committee are preparing Martin Luther King Jr. Day events this weekend. The annual worship service will be held virtually 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The speaker will be the Rev. Michael Harrison, pastor of Union Baptist Church and ...

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• HARTFORD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will have a special meeting 9 a.m. Saturday at the township building to approve truck repairs.

Overall agriculture grew in 2020

Crop harvest for 2020 is about 99 percent complete locally. There may be isolated fields of corn still standing but they are few and what is left may not be worth much. Heavy snows of December did put a few fields down and made them difficult to get with the combine. There should be some loss ...

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• FARMINGTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold special meeting 7 p.m. today at the senior center to interview road foreman candidates and other business. • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 8:30 a.m. today via Zoom, with meeting ID 84591460133 and passcode 649135. • NILES BOARD OF ...

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• WARREN CITY COUNCIL will meet 4:15 p.m. today at the municipal justice building held via Zoom with meeting ID 86514612501 and passcode 989137. • HOWLAND TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at the township administration building with meeting via Zoom on the township’s website. • ...

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• BLOOMFIELD-MESPO BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6:45 p.m. today at the high school for organizational and regular meeting via Zoom. For the password, call 440-685-4722 or email rob.hollada@blmschools.org. • HUBBARD BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today for organizational meeting via ...

Illness interrupts schedule

The New York Times reported on the President William McKinley’s health in its Jan. 8 issue: “WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 — President McKinley has a slight cold this morning and is denying himself to all callers. The cold is not serious and will not interfere with the reception to the ...

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• GIRARD CITY COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building council chambers. • BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at township hall. • JOHNSTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at the VFW Hall for the organizational and regular meetings. • ...

City police investigated teen marriage case

99 years ago in 1922: • Two young girls, sisters, one 16 and the other 14, were lured to Warren from their home in Canton by two local men and promised marriage, were in the city jail while police were preparing to push formal charges against the two men. Police investigating a fight on ...

School holding calendar sale

CALENDARS AVAILABLE: The 2021 Fairhaven Foundation calendar that features artwork done by students of the Trumbull County Board of Developmental Disabilities are available and can be purchased for $10 each if they are picked up at the Morrison Board Office, 45 North Road, Niles. Those planning ...

Austintown church adds prayer wall

AUSTINTOWN — The West Austintown First United Methodist Church has a new addition with the construction late last year of a prayer wall featured in the front of the sanctuary. The Rev. Jeff Harrison, church pastor, said that early last year he and other ministers with the Methodist Church ...