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Community News

Reunions

INTREPID REUNION: The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City is putting out a coast-to-coast “all call” for former Intrepid crew members to be reunited in a 75th Commissioning Anniversary Celebration Weekend Aug. 16-19 on board the Intrepid. Aug. 16 will mark the 75th ...

Noteworthy

ST. DAVID’S DAY DEADLINE: Reservation deadline for the 127th annual St. David’s Day Banquet in honor of the Patron Saint of Wales is Friday. Call 330-787-4484. St. David’s Society of Youngstown will hold the celebration March 3 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield. Festivities will begin ...

On campus

BANDSPERSON AWARD: John LaVange, son of Elaine Ditchey LaVange of Howland and Scott LaVange of London, Ohio, was named the 2017 recipient of the Most Inspirational Bandsperson Award at The Ohio State University. The Most Inspirational Bandsperson Award is the highest honor that any member of ...

Bazaars

CHURCH BAZAAR: Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 618 Ohio Ave., McDonald, will have a gigantic rummage sale 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 24. There will be a bake sale and 50-50 raffle. Merchandise will be half off on Friday.

Dean’s Lists

Kent State University ANDOVER Emily Hunt Mitchell Dick Michealia Skleres Kurtis Kovalak BURTON Deborah Boughner Joshua Belliveau Gabrielle Skolaris Cecelia Parker Samantha Hargis Michelle Sohm Katherine Uterhark Brianna Steigerwald Ian Moore Quintin ...

Cost of utilities makes a difference

As a buyer looks at a home a second or third time, they will invariably ask: “What are the utility costs?” More times than not, the cost of heating and lighting a home are important deciding factors in a purchase. This is especially true when first-time buyers are shopping for a ...

Lordstown alumni share careers

LORDSTOWN — Whether they are in law enforcement, performing on stage, working behind the scenes at a television station or traveling to different companies, a new alumni speaker series is allowing Lordstown High School students to hear about what former graduates are doing and how they got ...

President’s Day celebration set

OPEN HOUSE AT McKINLEY BIRTHPLACE: The public can celebrate Presidents Day 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at President McKinley’s Birthplace Home, 40 S. Main St., Niles. President William McKinley, portrayed by Mike Wilson, will greet visitors who can take a tour of the Birthplace Home, engage in ...

Improving productivity, efficiency heading into this growing season

Hello Trumbull County. The warm weather forecasted for this week has made me realize that I need to get moving on some equipment repairs because haying season will be here before I know it. As I think about this upcoming growing season, I find myself reflecting on last season and what I could ...

Adopt a rabbit at PetSmart

NONPROFIT HOLDS PROGRAM: F5RS, a nonprofit rescue for rabbits in North Lima, is holding an “Adopt a Rescue Rabbit” program on Saturday and Sunday at Pet- Smart in Niles. All rescue rabbits are spayed or neutered and normally housetrained. No adoptions without an approved application, ...

Panel discussion topic to be race, Jewishness

Black and Jewish in America will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Jewish Community Center. The panel will help launch more discussions in the Youngstown area on the topic of Jewishness and race. The panel will address issues of Jews, race, whiteness in America and also in Israel and Palestine. ...

Brookfield Foundation helps those in need

BROOKFIELD— Since forming in 2009, the Every Class Helping Others (ECHO) Foundation has helped more than 30 families in need in the community. ECHO held its annual fundraiser event with music, food, Chinese auction and basket raffle recently at Yankee Lake Ballroom which raises funds for ...

Agenda

• VERNON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at township hall. • NILES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 4:05 p.m. today at the city building conference room. • BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet with township attorney 6:30 p.m. today followed by regular meeting 7 p.m. at ...

Someplace Safe to change name

HOWLAND — As Someplace Safe is in the process of moving this year into the former Beatitude House off Tod Avenue, it will be given a new name to honor a local woman whose work has helped changed the lives of local residents. The “Sister Stella Shelter for Domestic Violence” was ...

Historical talk set for Thursday at Tyler Center

BITES AND BITS: The Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s next Bites and Bits of History lunch program is noon Thursday at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., Youngstown. MVHS Executive Director Bill Lawson will lead an interactive program on Mahoning Valley trivia. Lawson will pose ...

Agenda

• McKINLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES will meet at 4:15 p.m. today at the McKinley Birthplace Home and Research Center, Niles. • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold special meeting 4:30 p.m. today at the township hall for an executive session on fiscal officer position. • ...

Marking 96 years

WARREN — The United Methodist Community Center will mark 96 years of serving the local community with an April 5 gala. Tayana Pannell, who is completing her first year as executive director, said the center that provides services to women, children, veterans and others in the community ...

Howland Springs holds ‘Penny War’

HOWLAND — Howland Springs Primary held the inaugural “Tiger Roar Penny War” recently at the school to raise $823.79 to help needy families in the area. Travis Roth, supervisor of Ed Tech and Communications for the district, said with the assistance of students, parents, staff and ...

Chocolate Games slated for library

Chocolate Games, a sweet tradition for chocolate lovers, will be 6 p.m. Monday at the Warren Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. The free event is for students in grades seventh to 12th. For information, call 330-399-8807or visit www.WTCPL.org HISTORY FROM AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE: ...

Migrant work plays vital role in feeding your family

Recently, the conversations in my classroom have eerily mirrored the current political situation happening in the real world. It is not hard to have this happen when you are reading John Steinbeck’s, “The Grapes of Wrath” and Helena Maria Viramontes’ “Under the Feet of ...