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Community News

Purrfect Crime’ in Champion

ON STAGE: Champion High School Drama Club will present “The Purrfect Crime” 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the high school auditorium. Admission is adults $5 and students $3. MRS. CLAUS’ CLOSET: West Farmington United Methodist Church, 220 W. College St., will hold its annual Mrs Claus ...

Agenda

• KINSMAN ZONING BOARD will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at the township hall. • STEAM ACADEMY BOARD OF DIRECTORS will meet 3 p.m. Tuesday at the school, 261 Elm Road NE, Warren, • TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will meet 10:30 a.m. Tuesday for a workshop and a regular meeting 10:30 a.m. ...

Grandson takes over at Leavittsburg church

LEAVITTSBURG — After serving as pastor for 63 years at the Warren Revival Center, Pastor James E. Holbrook will step down as the senior pastor. His grandson, James D. Holbrook, was installed as the new church pastor. James D. Holbrook, who served for six years as pastor at Church of the ...

Blessed Sacrament Parish stays home on outreach day

WARREN — It was a day of beautifying the inside and outside of Blessed Sacrament Parish as more than 100 members of the congregation took part in an annual Community Outreach Day. While in past years the event has been held at different locations off the church campus site, it was decided ...

Religion news

GUEST SPEAKER: Alpha and Omega Ministries, 561 Washington St. NE, Warren, will host Prophetess Ondrea Shy as speaker 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Host senior pastor Derrick Scott. 50-YEAR MEMBER: First Presbyterian Church, Mahoning Avenue, Warren, will recognize members with 50 or more years 10 a.m. ...

Students help local food banks

CORTLAND — Wanting to help others in the area, students at Lakeview and Howland high schools recently spent several weeks collecting nonperishable food item to give to food banks and pantries. The activity was part of the 10th annual National Day of Service hosted by the Guidelight ...

Preschool marks 50th with music

FREE CONCERT: Howland Community Church Preschool, 198 Niles Cortland Road SE, is celebrating 50 years of serving the families of the community with a free concert today. Appetizers will be offered beginning at 5 p.m. Justin Roberts, writer and performer of children’s music, will perform at ...

Christmas sale at Upton House

HOLIDAY TREASURES: The Harriet Taylor Upton Association will hold its annual Christmas sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at The Upton House, 380 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. Holiday “treasures” as well as general items will be available. For information, visit www.uptonhouse.org ...

Agenda

• GIRARD CITY COUNCIL will hold special meetings 11 a.m. today and Friday in the service director’s office on •LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 a.m. today at the township administration building. • HUBBARD PARK / RECREATION BOARD will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal ...

Recalling glory days of dairy farming

There are still a few good dairy farms and cows in Trumbull County. They are few and far between compared to the numbers 60 or 70 years ago. In the 1950s and ’60s, you could find small dairy farms lining the roads of the county. Today when you travel those same roads, you find empty dairy ...

Seeing Eye

MARINE RETURNS: Local Vietnam War veteran William J. Daugherty will show pictures from his recent trip to Vietnam and speak about his 50-year reunion with former U.S. Marines at a free program 11 a.m. Thursday at the Cortland Library Branch. MENACE OF THE VALLEY: Organized crime historian ...

Agenda

• MCDONALD PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 6 p.m. today at the community room. • NAMI MAHONING VALLEY STEERING COMMITTEE will meet 11 a.m. today at TMHA conference room. • NILES CITY COUNCIL will hold a special meeting 5 p.m. today at the city administration building. • ...

Trumbull Mobile Meals thanks its volunteers

WARREN — Money raised at the Trumbull Mobile Meals annual basket raffle goes to make sure that residents unable to get food are provided healthy meals. TMM’s 13th annual basket raffle extravaganza and volunteer recognition luncheon were held recently at St. Demetrios Center. Becky ...

Those lost to suicide recalled

CANDLELIGHT VIGIL: The National Survivors of Suicide Awareness will hold the 21st annual candlelight vigil 6 p.m. Saturday at the Victory Christian Center, Warren Campus, 4257 Tod Ave. NW, Warren. The event is in memory of anyone who has lost a loved one by suicide. Those attending can take a ...

Agenda

• HUBBARD CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 9 a.m. today in the mayor’s conference room. • LORDSTOWN FINANCE COMMITTEE will meet 1 p.m. today at the village municipal building. • WARREN CITY COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. Wednesday at the municipal justice building. Caucus is 5:15 ...

Library to host talk on president

McKINLEY IN NILES: The McKinley Memorial Library Speaker Series will present “McKinley in Niles” 1 p.m. Saturday at the museum auditorium with speaker Ralph Tolbert of the Niles Historical Society. RSVP at 330-652-4273 or director@mckin leybirthplacemuseum.org. PLANT GIVEAWAY: Plant Ahead ...

Agenda

• MESOPOTAMIA TRUSTEES will meet 6:30 p.m. today at the township hall. • BLOOMFIELD TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • HUBBARD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • JOHNSTON TRUSTEES will meet 6:30 p.m. today at the township ...

Veterans Day events

• 9 a.m. — Jackson-Milton High School, speaker Col. Sharon M. Johnson, commander of the 910th Maintenance Group, Youngstown Air Reserve Station. • 9 a.m. — Austintown Fitch High School, speaker Army Sgt. 1st Class Kimberly McGinnis. • 9:15 a.m. — Girard Multi-Generational ...

City’s splash pad completed

WARREN — Next spring a grand opening will be held for the completed new splash pad at Packard Park behind Packard Music Hall. It is the city’s first splash pad with plans for the area to be open from late spring to early fall. City officials and project consultants and contractors ...

Church Women United join in support

WARREN — With the theme “The Time is Now, Resolve to Love,” members of Church Women United of Trumbull County gathered in unity for the annual World Community Day. The event was held at Central Christian Church in Warren. Charlotte Jessep of Central Christian said the women read ...