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On the record – Maplewood Schools

WHAT: Board of education meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Dan Schwartz, Tami Morrison, Dan Denman, Tom Donaldson and Kevin Blair The board: • Officially swore-in Blair as the new board member to serve through December 2019, the remainder of the term of Joyce Barzak. She resigned after moving ...

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BOOKBAG GIVEAWAY: The Lena Mason Christian Memorial Foundation will be holding the annual free Family Fun Day and bookbag giveaway 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Tod Park in Girard. Last year, the event was able to give away about 500 bookbags filled with school supplies. The event will include games, ...

Agenda

• NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the municipal building. • LORDSTOWN COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the municipal building. The streets and sidewalks and general improvement committee will meet 5:15 p.m. and the police committee at 5:30 p.m. • CHAMPION BOARD OF ...

Children learn entrepreneurship

WARREN — Making candles, tie-dye shirts, cake pops and other items were showcased on the last day of the six-week summer program offered to children of the Highland Terrace Apartments by the United Methodist Community Center. John Owens, summer program coordinator with the United Methodist ...

Niles seeks feedback on parks survey

NILES — City officials here are seeking feedback from residents and businesses to help improve the community and spur future growth by asking for insight about its parks in a new survey. The survey, that may be taken online, was requested by the board of the park and recreation ...

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WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY: Women’s Equality Day will be observed 1 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Women’s Park in Warren. The event will commemorate the 1920 ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right to vote. Guest speaker will be Judge Beth Smith of Mahoning ...

Agenda

• KINSMAN ZONING BOARD will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at township hall. • TRUMBULL EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER Governing Board will meet 8 a.m. Monday at the offices conference room in Niles. • ASAP COALITION will meet 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Trumbull Mental and Health Recovery Board ...

Wildlife makes comeback in Ohio

BAZETTA — A number of bird and animal species that at one time were endangered and very rare in Ohio have made comebacks due to efforts from wildlife experts and the public, Mosquito Lake State Park naturalist Mike Mainhart said. Mainhart recently gave a presentation on “Endangered to ...

Ministry tries to raise awareness of opioid crisis

YOUNGSTOWN — Free Indeed Prison Ministry is reaching out to the public to help raise awareness of the opioid addiction problem affecting many families. Martha Conyer-Allen and Rev. Walter Allen, co-owners and CEOs of Free Indeed Prison Ministry, will host “Opioid Addiction Awareness and ...

Diocese marks 75th anniversary with Youth Mass

YOUNGSTOWN — Catholic teens are invited to join in prayer and celebration at the Diocese of Youngstown 75th anniversary Youth Mass 5:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at St. Rose Parish, 48 E. Main St., Girard. The Mass will include a procession of parish representatives with youth of the parishes from ...

Religion notes

FUN IN SUN: Friendship Baptist Church, 1954 Brier St. SE, Warren, will hold a Community Fun in the Sun 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. There will be free food, games, prizes, school supplies and clothing. SCHOOL SUPPLIES: Calvary Bible Church, 4747 Warren Road, Cortland, will hold a school supply ...

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DEDICATION : The Champion School District will hold a grand opening and dedication ceremony 5:30 p.m. today at the new PK-8 School complex off Mahoning Avenue, south of Champion High School. The school will be open for tours from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. MOTORCYCLE RUN: The Air Strip Motorcycle Run ...

Farm Bureau gives scholarships

WARREN — The Trumbull County Farm Bureau recognized area students and farmers during its annual meeting and scholarship banquet at DiLucia’s Banquet Center. Members also discussed supporting a movement to ban balloon releases. Member Dominic Marchese when an organization holds an event to ...

Farm Bureau event: Friends, food

The 2018 annual meeting of the Trumbull County Farm Bureau was held recently at the newly renovated Delucia’s Banquet Room in Warren. It was an evening filled with agricultural friends and great food. Besides taking care of our organization’s business, there was opportunity to converse ...

‘No Child Left Behind’ event Sunday in Warren

BACK TO SCHOOL FEST: The sixth annual “No Child Left Behind Back to School Festival” celebrating education will be 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Perkins Park Pavilion A & B and the Warren Community Amphitheatre. The event will feature free food, backpack and school supply giveaways, musical ...

Agenda

• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 a.m. today at the township hall. • FAMILY / CHILDREN FIRST COUNCIL will meet 8:30 a.m. today at offices of Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority first floor conference room in Warren. • VOICES OF YOUTH COMMITTEE will meet 1 p.m. today at ...

Scout completes school security project

CORTLAND — Each classroom at Lakeview High School will have a little extra protection as a local student made 66 blinds to be placed on the interior doors to prevent anyone from looking inside during a lockdown. Jonathan Olson, 17, a senior at the school and member of Boy Scout Troop ...

Local families host Japanese students

Local families from the tri-county area welcomed Japanese students into their homes for a three-week stay for them to experience a “real American home.” Gary Reel, local coordinator with the 4H LABO program, said the visiting students had the chance to improve their English skills and ...

Warren event to kick off new year

BACK TO SCHOOL: Warren City School District will hold the fifth annual “Back to School” celebration 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Courthouse Square, Warren. The event is to kick off the 2018-19 school year and will include refreshments, games, raffles and entertainment. Students and their ...

Summer camp: Showcasing the arts, energy

WARREN — Area girls who spent five weeks at the YWCA’s summer program were able to learn about solar energy and other energy sources through visits to local companies. The 20 girls ages 11 to 14 visited Starr Manufacturing, Warren Fabricating, Vallourec and other places to see ...