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Upton Association set to host talks on women’s suffrage

CELEBRATING 19TH AMENDMENT: The Upton Association is starting the celebration of the passage of the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and beginning of Women’s Suffrage with a series of talks at 10 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month in February, March and April at Harriet Taylor Upton House, 380 Mahoning Ave. Programs are free to the public. Schedule of programs are Wednesday, Betsy Mix Cowles who worked for women’s suffrage and the abolitionist movement; March 4, Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross, as portrayed by Carole Starr-Kmiecik; and April 1, The Suffrage Movement by Elizabeth Cole Clark. Harriet Taylor Upton founded the local chapter of the American Red Cross.

PROJECT INPUT: The Trumbull County commissioners have selected the final alignment for the Western Reserve Greenway Phase IV trail. Approximately 21 acres of the project will include 1.115 acres of temporary right-of-way required from 17 property owners to construct the project. Right-of-way acquisition will begin this year. Any comments on the program or environmental impact can be sent by Feb. 9 to Zachary Svette, executive director of the Trumbull County MetroParks, 185 E. Market St., Warren, 44481. Call 330-675-3072 or email zachary.svette@trumbull metroparks.org.

TEEN EVENT: Choose Your Fate will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library in Warren. The teen program for those in grades seven to 12 allows an experience that combines improvisation with player collaboration.

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