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Students showcase knowledge at junior Envirothon

CORTLAND — Showcasing their knowledge of natural resource subjects, teams of sixth- to eighth-grade students competed at the annual Trumbull County Junior Envirothon. Students from LaBrae, Joseph Badger, Champion, Bristol and Brookfield school districts and Trumbull Education Association of ...

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY: The North Bloomfield Historical Society will host the annual harvest event 6 p.m. Wednesday at town hall, 8830 Park Drive, with a potluck with table service, drinks and ham provided. The town hall is celebrating its 125th birthday this year and is on the east side of the ...

Agenda

• CORTLAND PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the municipal building. • BRACEVILLE ZONING COMMISSION will meet 6 pm. Tuesday at township hall. • HUBBARD CIVIL SERVICE will meet 10 a.m. Tuesday at mayor’s conference room. • LORDSTOWN FINANCE COMMITTEE will meet 1 p.m. ...

Inspiring Minds hosts learning trip

YOUNGSTOWN — A group of youth from Warren and Youngstown spent time this summer in El Salvador learning of the culture as part of an Inspiring Minds sponsored learning trip. Several of the youth who traveled shared their experiences at a recent fundraiser gala for Inspiring Minds held at ...

This week in history

99 years ago in 1919: Heavy fines were given to three truck drivers from Duquesne, Pa., who blocked the passage of the fire department. The drivers were placed under arrest on order of fire Chief Moser for refusing to turn out on East Market street, when the fire department was called to ...

Religion notes

NEW PASTOR: Niles Christian Assembly, 672 North Road, held an installation ceremony for Pastor Aaron Newell on Sept. 30. Newell becomes the fourth senior pastor in the history of the church, following Carmine Reigle, David Duncan and John Mizgerd. District overseer Rick George conducted the ...

Church moves to new home

By BOB COUPLAND Tribune Chronicle BAZETTA — The Journey Christian Church has found a new home at the Jericho Center in Bazetta with a recent ribbon cutting taking place to welcome the public. “This is a great opportunity for our church. God provided this place for us,” Pastor Matt ...

Motorcyclist brings message of hope

BAZETTA — On Oct. 4, 2011, Scott Caraboolad, who had battled various addictions, was ready to end his own life but said God changed his life and now he speaks to help others. “I was ready to take my own life, but God set me free from my addictions so I can help others,” Caraboolad said ...

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DEDICATION IN ORANGEVILLE: Orangeville Village will dedicate its fire hall at 2 p.m. Sunday at 8276 High St. The event will celebrate the 150th year celebration of the village and also the opening of a new history center at the back of the fire department. The history center will preserve the ...

Agenda

• CORTLAND PARK BOARD will meet 5 p.m. Monday at municipal building. • GIRARD LIBRARY BOARD will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the meeting room. • HUBBARD PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION will meet 7 p.m. Monday at municipal building. • MCKINLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY BOARD will meet 4:15 p.m. ...

Village celebrates 100 years

MCDONALD — Members of the police and fire departments are hosting the village’s 100th anniversary celebration 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Woodland Park off Ohio Avenue. The day will include a variety of family-themed events and activities starting with a 10 a.m. parade along Ohio ...

On the record – Champion

WHAT: Township trustee meeting Monday PRESENT: Brian Bugos, Doug Emerine, and Rex Fee Trustees: • Heard from Steve Papalas of the Trumbull County Engineer’s Office on maintaining Research Parkway in the township. Papalas said he will seek grants for the improvement project, which is ...

Fall harvest is in full swing

Fall harvest of the acres and acres of corn and soybeans in the county has been in full swing for some time now when it isn’t raining. While grain farmers have a number of things to think about during harvest, one of the most important is the safety of the person behind the wheel of the ...

Vienna watch group to hold chili cookoff

All donations are needed no later than 2 p.m. Chilis will be judged in best mild, medium and hot categories. For information, call Michele at 330-609-6864. BINGO PARTY: SS. Peter and Paul Ladies Guild is hosting a bingo and card party 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the church social hall, 180 ...

Project Hope home nearly finished

NILES — The Avenue and Main is finalizing work on a Niles two-story house on Cedar Street. With only interior work left to be completed by the end of the year, the Avenue and Main Inc. will have finished the first of four planned home renovations and upgrades in the city as part of ...

Special Cruisin’ Nite slated for Lordstown

HALLOWEEN CRUISE: The Lordstown Cruisin’ Nites will hold a Halloween car cruise from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Lordstown Dairy Queen, 6780 Tod Ave. SW. TIRE DROP-OFF: Howland Township is holding a scrap tire drop-off 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Friday at the Public Works Department, 3600 N. ...

Agenda

• BAZETTA ZONING COMMISSION will hold a quarterly meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at the township hall, off state Route 5. • SUMMIT ACADEMY BOARD will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the school, 144 N. Schenley Road, Youngstown. • BRISTOL TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 7 p.m. ...

Students partake in STEAM program

LORDSTOWN — Niles sixth-grader Jason Holloway said being able to pick what areas he wanted to study is what he enjoys most about the weekly science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) program offered by the Trumbull County Educational Service Center. Holloway, 12, said he is ...

Warren Fire to hold open house

EVENT AT CENTRAL STATION: The Warren Fire Department will hold its annual open house noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the central fire station, 111 South St. SW. The event will include fire hose activities for children, a Jaws of Life demonstration, helicopter landing, live house fire ...

Eagle Scout project aids parrot rescues

WARREN — Wanting to help parrots, which his family has had as pets, a local Boy Scout sponsored a parrot rescue awareness bird fair in Warren for his Eagle Scout project. Kyle Takacs, 17, of Boy Scout Troop 15 , spoke with Tammi Apple of Parrot Hope Rescue about hosting a fair to raise ...