Prescription disposal program set for Saturday

OPERATION MEDICINE CABINET: Operation Empty Medicine Cabinet, a prescription drug disposal program to protect the community, will be 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Geauga Trumbull Solid Waste Management District, 5138 Enterprise Drive, Warren. People can bring expired, unwanted and unused prescription medicine that is safe to dispose. For information, call 330-675-2766, Ext. 119.

ART CONTEST: Any school-age student who attends a Diocese of Youngstown parish or Catholic school are encouraged to submit a drawing, sketch, writing / poem, painting, or original photography with the theme “Testify to the Light.” The art contest is being sponsored by Catholic Charities. Winning pieces will be displayed in the lobbies of Catholic Charities agencies throughout the Diocese of Youngstown. Deadline to enter is Friday. For information, visit www.ccdoy.org.

CEMETERY DECORATIONS: Weathersfield Township residents are asked to remove decorations from all township cemeteries by Friday so that crews can begin cleanup and prepare for Memorial Day ceremonies.

NEWTON TIRE COLLECTION: Newton Township will host a tire collection and spring cleanup 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the township administration building, 4410 Newton Falls Bailey Road. This is a service for township residents only with identification required. There will be a limit of eight off the rim passenger tires and one /or one pick-up truck load of scrap / junk accepted per household. After hours drop-off is prohibited. For information, all 330-872-0003.

STUDENTS HELP BEAUTIFY: The fifth-grade STEM classes at Lakeview Middle School planted flowers this spring made possible from a grant from the Garden Club of Ohio. The project had a year delay due to COVID-19, but the local Four Seasons Garden Club was able to follow through on the project once the classes were back to a regular schedule. The students planted four kinds of flowers and will be able to monitor the different varieties and make hypotheses about the growth rates. The grant received was a Presidents Grant from the Garden Club of Ohio. A goal is that some of the flowers be used by the garden club in different parts of Cortland.

FUND TO HELP FAMILY: A GoFundMe as been established on behalf of the Kohler family after Jessica Kohler, a principal with Liberty schools, was in a car accident in March. She sustained extensive injuries. She has been at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital and will face a long recovery.

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