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Community News

Believers Church helps foster families

WARREN — Members of Believers Church in Howland stepped up to help foster families and children by working with Trumbull County Children Services. Gina Cameneti, wife of pastor Joe Cameneti, said the congregation helps people in the community year round and especially at the ...

Religion news

SPECIAL SERVICE: Unity Church Centre, 1226 Naylor Lloyd Road, Liberty, will have a special service 10 a.m. Sunday titled “What did we Learn?” It will focus on how people have had to move past all the things that happened last year, including the virus, election, protests, lost jobs and ...

Commissioners seek applicants

FILL VACANCIES: The Board of Trumbull County Commissioners seeks to fill one vacancy on the Western Reserve Port Authority and one on the Senior Services Advisory Council. Interested candidates need to submit a letter of interest and resume by today to the Trumbull County Commissioners, 160 ...

Agenda

• HOWLAND PARK COMMISSIONERS will meet 10 a.m. today at the Howland park meeting building.

Finding the good in 2020

This time, two years ago I was starting this article off with a quote from “A Tale of Two Cities,” unbeknownst to me, this quote would sum up 2020 even more than it did in 2018. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of ...

Agenda

• NEWTON FALLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold its organizational meeting 6 p.m. today at the former elementary school library. • GIRARD BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold its organizational meeting 4:30 p.m. today via teleconference by dialing 1-646-558-8656 and enter meeting ID ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION Plats and Zoning Committee will meet 9 a.m. via Zoom with meeting ID 92713199806 and passcode 908441. • WARREN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold an organizational meeting 11 a.m. today at the township administration building. • BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES ...

JCC to cut ribbon on winter campus

ICE RINK EXPERIENCE: The Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown, will cut the ribbon 3:15 p.m. today on its Winter Campus. The campus features a synthetic ice rink that provides an authentic ice skating experience throughout the winter season, regardless of weather. The rink will ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold the organizational meeting 10:30 a.m. today at commissioners’ hearing room or via the conference bridge at 1-877-820-7831 and access code 554234. • LORDSTOWN VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today by calling 1-646-558-8656 with meeting ID 940 ...

Trinity Lutheran Church turns 100

NILES — Trinity Lutheran Church in Niles has marked a special milestone of 100 years in the community. With the theme “100 Years of Caring,” the church recently was able to mark the 100 years of the church, which was established in 1920. Pastor David Conrad said 2020 was a challenging ...

Diocese appoints Hynes as education consultant

YOUNGSTOWN —The Catholic Diocese of Youngstown Office of Religious Education has named Margaret “Margie” Hynes as the new consultant for religious education and library services effective this month. Hynes is currently the parish director of religious education for St. Rose Parish in ...

Learn about contracts before agreeing to cut

Happy holidays, Trumbull County. I have been waiting for this moment since March — the end of 2020! I’m looking forward to 2021 and, I hope, a return to some sense of normalcy. Until then, I’ll enjoy the snow as much as possible. Your woodlands can be a great source of recreation, ...

Agenda

• BRACEVILLE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold year-end meeting 8 a.m. today at township hall. • HOWLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold special meeting 9 a.m. today virtually to finalize 2020 year-end business. The public can view the meeting at township webpage at www.howlandtownship.org.

Agenda

• BROOKFIELD HISTORICAL COMMITTEE will meet 7 p.m. today via Zoom, with meeting ID 84951102901 and passcode 757639. • FARMINGTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a year-end meeting 7 p.m. today at the senior center. • LORDSTOWN VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today virtually by calling ...

Discard medicines in provided bags

PRESCRIPTION DRUG DISPOSAL BAGS: The Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention, a project of the Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board, has partnered with RALI Ohio and local organizations to offer free prescription drug disposal bags throughout Trumbull County. According to the ...

Agenda

• BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a year-end meeting 4 p.m. today via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/ 84686034086, with meeting ID 84686034086 and passcode 295967. • BRISTOL TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a year-end and organizational meeting 9 a.m. today at township hall. • ...

Agenda

• SOUTHINGTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will have a year-end meeting 5 p.m. today at township hall. • KINSMAN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at the township hall. • NEWTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will have a year-end meeting 6:30 p.m. today via Zoom with meeting ID 84705227539 and ...

Reflecting on joy, magic of Christmas on a farm

As a little kid growing up, chores on Christmas eve evening were just a bit more magical than chores every other day of the week. I remember there often being snow on the ground and a clear sky with thousands of twinkling stars. That clear sky led to freezing temperatures, frozen water dishes, ...

Premier Bank commits $535K to area groups

As part of its new movement designed to foster kindness — “Powered By (kind) People. Fueled By You” — Premier Bank has committed to more than $535,000 in donations for more than 75 of the bank’s community partners who share the passion for spreading kindness, doing good and making ...

Agenda

• BOARDMAN TOWNSHIP CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 9 a.m. Tuesday via Zoom to discuss a police officer entry-level exam with legal counsel. • LOWELLVILLE VILLAGE IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE will meet 6 p.m. today via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom/us/j/83491173461, with meeting ID 83491173461 ...