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Volunteer council giving food today

HELPING HAND: The Community Volunteer Council will host a food giveaway starting at 9:30 a.m. today until the food is gone at its office, 1642 W. Market St., Warren. Masks and identification will be required. RIGHT AT HOME EVENT VIRTUAL: This year’s Right at Home fundraiser, to support ...

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• TRUMBULL SENIOR SERVICES ADVISORY COUNCIL will meet 11 a.m. today with access at 1-877-820-7831 and access code 469746 • SOUTHINGTON BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today remotely at www.southingtonlocal.org • NILES BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 5:30 p.m. today via Zoom with ...

Seeing Eye: Anti-bullying effort seeks help

HOSTING FUNDRAISER IN WARREN: National Stop Bullying will hold a community fundraiser event from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Tipsy Bull, 1931 W. Market St., Warren. The anti-bullying group is raising funds for an education initiative to help stop bullying. The group also is hoping to raise money in ...

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• WEATHERSFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 7 p.m. today via Zoom with public access available on the district’s Facebook live page. • MCDONALD BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 7 p.m. today live on the district Facebook page at www.mcdonald.k.12.oh.us • MCDONALD VILLAGE ...

Seeing Eye: Children can get Healthy Start

pandemic in March will be returning to civilian life. The National Guard members have been instrumental in helping distribute food to member agencies and assisting with Travelling Food Pantry stops throughout the Mahoning Valley. The Ohio National Guard’s 671stSupport Battalion will begin its ...

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• TRUMBULL COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION will hold a special meeting 9 a.m. today in the conference room for an executive session to conference with legal counsel and the county prosecutor’s office concerning disputes that are the subject of pending and immiment court action. • NEWTON FALLS ...

Buddy Walk coming to Eastwood Field

DOWN SYNDROME ASSOCIATION EVENT: The Down Syndrome Association of the Valley will host the 11th annual Buddy Walk with a twist for 2020 as a drive-thru noon to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Eastwood Field parking lot. Registrants are invited to drive through the parade from the safety of their ...

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• TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS will hold a special meeting 9 a.m. today at the board offices in Warren for discussion on local option for Pitt Boss BBQ via Zoom at https://poly.zooom.us/j/ with meeting ID 916 2666 6532 and passcode 641018. • LORDSTOWN FINANCE COMMITTEE will meet 1 ...

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PROJECT BACKPACK: The National Youth Advocate Program is hosting the second annual Project Backpack, a monthlong collection of school supplies to help foster youth. Items needed are personal protective equipment, hand sanitizer, Lysol and Clorox wipes, tissues, pencils, pens, erasers, ...

Religion news

RETURN TO WORSHIP: Boardman United Methodist Church, 6809 Market St., Boardman, will return to “in person worship” 10 a.m. Sept. 20. Wearing a mask and social distancing are to be followed. Live streaming will continue on Facebook at boardmanmethodist.org BACK TO SCHOOL: Warren Greater ...

SEEING EYE: Newton Falls Girl Scouts plan fundraiser

BASKET RAFFLE: Girl Scout Troop 124 in Newton Falls is sponsoring a basket raffle fundraiser from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the pavilion in Newton Falls park on South Center Street. There will be vendors and refreshments. All baskets and auction items will be raffled at 4:15 p.m. Tickets are ...

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• LIBERTY BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS will meet at 7 p.m. today at township hall. • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet at 8:30 a.m. today via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88636727233 with meeting ID 886 3672 7233 and passcode 811804. • NILES PARK BOARD will meet 4:15 p.m. today ...

Stop zoning out of authentic agriculture

I’m guilty of it, and I’m sure you’re guilty of it as well. You’re sitting in a meeting or talking with someone or even trying to watch something and suddenly, you feel like you’re in a Charlie Brown clip with the teacher droning on and the only sound you hear is “WAWAWAWA.” ...

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• BRISTOL BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet via Zoom 6 p.m. today, with meeting ID 944 3457 5707, password 449924, and call-in at 1-646-558-8656. • BRISTOL ZONING COMMISSION will meet 7 p.m. today via the township Facebook page. • EAGLE JOINT FIRE DISTRICT BOARD will meet 7 p.m. today at ...

‘Where would we BEE without Pollinators?’

SWCD COLORING CONTEST: The Trumbull County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting its 2020 Stewardship Coloring Contest with the theme: “Where would we BEE without Pollinators?” Trumbull SWCD’s goal is to increase awareness about the importance of pollinators. The contest is open ...

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• TRUMBULL COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 9 a.m. today at the commission conference room via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/91307327250?pwd with meeting ID 91307327250 and passcode 503617. • TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS will have a special meeting 10 a.m. today with access at ...

Suffrage program planned Tuesday

HOWLAND HISTORICAL PROGRAM: The Howland Historical Society will host a program 7 p.m. Tuesday via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82889325422 and meeting ID 828 8932 5422 with no password required. The program will be “The Pivotal Right: A History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement”by ...

40 Days for Life events set to begin Sept. 23

YOUNGSTOWN — 40 Days for Life, a peaceful prayer outreach, is coming this month to Youngstown. “We are eager to join together with people of faith and conscience from thousands of cities from coast to coast — and beyond — to pray for an end to abortion,” said Mary Goffos, who is ...

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CHURCH HOLDS TENT REVIVAL: Austintown Baptist Church, 1180 S. Raccoon Road, will hold outdoor tent revival services 6 p.m. Sunday to Thursday. There will be music and inspirational messages. Speakers are the Rev. Kevin Crum on Sunday, the Rev. Mark Parks on Monday, the Rev. Chuck Homa on ...

On the farm: Consumers have myriad milk choices

Life is about choices. We make them numerous times a day. And when it comes to milk, if you can afford it, there are a lot of choices for the American consumer. Dairy milk, along with almond, soy, oat, and rice “milk” are readily available in most stores across the U.S. Did you notice ...