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• HUBBARD CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will have a special meeting 8 a.m. Monday at the conference room in the city administration building. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will have a special meeting 4 p.m. Monday at township hall to meet with Aqua Ohio. • WEATHERSFIELD BOARD OF ...

Church women come together for prayer

LORDSTOWN — Women from area churches came together recently for a World Day of Prayer service. While events were held throughout the nation, including locally, a group of 55 women gathered at Lordstown Christian Church to mark the annual event with displays noting Zimbabwe throughout the ...

Church events

FOOD DISTRIBUTION: The Bristolville United Methodist Church will be giving out bagged lunches for students in need 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday to Friday at the church as well as at the baseball fields in the center of Farmington. First Presbyterian Church in Warren will hold a free ...

Yule, artificial items must be removed

DECORATIONS MUST BE GONE: Belmont Park Cemetery asks residents to remove all Christmas and artificial decorations from the cemetery by Sunday. Any decorations after that will be removed. REIKI GIVING: The Unity Spiritual Centre, 1226 Naylor Lloyd Road, Liberty, plans to host an Ongoing ...

SEEING EYE: COVID-19 concern brings cancellation of USA dance

DANCE CANCELED: USA Dance Club Youngstown-Warren Chapter 2015 has canceled its Sunday dance due to concerns about the potential spread of COVID-19. The next dance will be 5 p.m. May 17 and will feature night club two-step lessons sponsored by Sue Shardy, Happy Feet Productions, at the ...

On the farm: March means advocacy for farmers in DC

March usually gets us thinking about spring. In our house, it also gets us to thinking about birthdays and Farm Bureau. For those of you who faithfully read this farm column, you might remember what I have done each March since 2015. As you are reading this, I, along with other county Farm ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL CAREER AND TECHNICAL CENTER Board of Education will meet 7 p.m. today at the board meeting room. The high school programs committee will meet 6 p.m. in director’s office. • TRUMBULL COUNTY TOURISM BUREAU Board of Directors will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the Brite Energy ...

Program showcases the outdoors

LIBERTY — The Birds in Flight Sanctuary, which purchased property last summer in Vienna, plans to have environmental days at the site to let the public see local wildlife. Heather Merritt, director of the sanctuary, was among those who had set up a display table at the annual hunting and ...

Niles wellness event canceled

HEALTH FAIR: The Niles Parks and Recreation Department and the McKinley Memorial Library have canceled the second annual Niles Health and Wellness Fair that had been scheduled Saturday at The Niles Wellness Center due to concerns over the coronavirus. On Monday, state officials confirmed ...

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• EAGLE JOINT FIRE DISTRICT BOARD will meet 7 p.m. today at the fire station, 33 W. Liberty St., Hubbard. • NILES FINANCE COMMITTEE will meet 5 p.m. today in the first floor conference room at the city building. • TRUMBULL COMBINED HEALTH DISTRICT ADVISORY COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. ...

Rehab sells bags of candy

JELLYBEAN FUNDRAISER: The Children’s Rehabilitation Center in Howland has begun their annual jellybean fundraiser. Staff and volunteers have packaged seven tons of jellybeans for distribution. Each bag is $2 with revenue generated supporting the nonprofit’s physical, occupational and speech ...

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• LaBRAE BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the school complex band room. • LAKEVIEW BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6 p.m. today at the high school media center. • HUBBARD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • JOHNSTON TRUSTEES will meet 6:30 ...

Recording local history

WARREN — City resident Dorothy Morgan said she remembers growing up in the city in the 1940s to 1960s. “Times were hard for many people, but we got something out of life,” Morgan said. Morgan was among 17 local African-Americans interviewed about their memories and stories for the ...

Win prizes and get health tests

HEALTH / WELLNESS FAIR IN NILES: The McKinley Memorial Library and Niles Parks and Recreation Department will present the second annual Health and Wellness Fair 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Niles Wellness Center. The first 500 attendees will receive a free bag. More than 45 exhibitors will be on ...

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• LORDSTOWN FINANCE COMMITTEE will meet 1 p.m. Monday at the village municipal building. • McKINLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES will meet 4:15 p.m. Monday at at the McKinley Birthplace Home in Niles. The Records Committee meeting begins at 4 p.m. • CORTLAND PARK BOARD will meet ...

Bishop implements changes to keep parishioners healthy

YOUNGSTOWN — In light of the threat of flu and growing fears of coronavirus, the Youngstown Catholic Diocese has announced changes to maintain health and head off the spread of germs. Bishop George V. Murry is urging local Catholics not to attend Mass if they are sick. “Watch it on ...

Religion events

APPRECIATION DAY: Pastor Corneill D. Morgan will be honored 11 a.m. Sunday with his first Appreciation Day as pastor of Mount Olive Baptist Church, 385 Martin Luther King Ave., Warren. Sunday morning guest speaker will be the Rev. Raymond Mason, pastor of Alpha and Omega First Baptist Church, ...

ALIENS program offered at Howland church

HOWLAND — The Howland United Methodist Church is bringing children of all ages and from different churches to a new ALIENS children’s program on Sunday evenings. Kaila Mohney, youth ministry programs director at the church, said the program offers activities for children in preschool ...

Grain farmers prepare for planting

As we move into March, local farmers realize that planting season is not far away. Are they ready for that hectic season of getting the ground ready and the seeds planted? As is usually the case, most of them are ready, but there usually are a few on the late side in getting their fields ...

Grain farmers prepare for planting

As we move into March, local farmers realize that planting season is not far away. Are they ready for that hectic season of getting the ground ready and the seeds planted? As is usually the case, most of them are ready, but there usually are a few on the late side in getting their fields ...