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ANGELS NEEDED: Guardian Angels of Trumbull County, a volunteer program of the Trumbull County Probate Court, is looking for volunteers. Angel volunteers receive training to reach out as friends to seniors who may need a phone call or a visit in a nursing home. Angels are also involved in ...

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• TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS will meet 9:30 a.m. today at the board offices in Warren. • WARREN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 10 a.m. Tuesday at the township administration building to discuss demolitions, high grass, police matters, future road and sidewalk ...

Men’s club hosts 55th crop show

YOUNGSTOWN — Local gardner Larry Whetson’s tomato weighed in at more than 3 pounds at the annual horticulture show held recently at Fellows Riverside Gardens. Another gourd on display measured a whopping 8 feet long. The Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown sponsored the 55th annual event ...

Grant to expand Jewish Family Services’ outreach program

YOUNGSTOWN — Jewish Family Services received $15,000 in funding from the Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board for its outreach program. In the outreach program, Shay Erez, outreach coordinator, works with individuals who are 60 years and older. She makes in-home visits and ...

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ROTARY TO HOLD PEARL HARBOR PROGRAM: The Cortland Rotary Club will host speaker Howard Ryther, director of the USS Oklahoma BB-37 Remains Preservation Project at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at Lake Vista Herron Dining Room, 303 N. Mecca St., Cortland. Ryther will review the Pearl Harbor attack and ...

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• CORTLAND COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the municipal building. • LORDSTOWN COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday at the village municipal building. • NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday at the municipal building. • HUBBARD COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the ...

Summer trip explores Africa

WARREN — Throughout the summer, area youth learned about Africa, particularly Ghana, as part of Inspiring Minds’ youth-learning program. Several recent graduates of Warren G. Harding High School, who did research on Ghana, had the opportunity to see first-hand the country they learned ...

Sharing history of Scouting

YOUNGSTOWN — After Boy Scouting started in England in 1908 by Lt. Gen. Lord Robert Baden-Powell, it expanded over the past century to include a variety of activities and program for boys and now, girls. Local scout leaders Bill Moss and Fritz Coombs shared “The Scouting Movement: How It ...

Religion news

ORDINATION AT CATHEDRAL: Bishop George V. Murry of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown will ordain 15 men to the permanent diaconate, 10:30 a.m. today at St. Columba Cathedral. Those to be ordained as permanent deacons include: Alfredo Aguirre, William Bancroft, William Bone, Sylvester ...

Church’s new pastor part of 96th church anniversary

WARREN — When the Rev. Corneill Morgan started as the senior pastor of the Mount Olive Baptist Church, he became the newest part of a Warren church celebrating 96 years in the community. Morgan was joined by former pastor, the Rev. Sam Smith, as well as other area pastors in celebrating the ...

Nigerian speaker shares story of violence at home

NILES — Sharing difficult stories of what has taken place in Nigeria, Archbishop Leonard Kawas, who is visiting the United States, spoke to members of the Niles First Presbyterian Church. Kawas said although he has seen the hard times in Nigeria, he, his family and others who are with his ...

America has forgotten God’s place

DEAR EDITOR: Cal Thomas’ article in Saturday’s Tribune Chronicle expressed exactly what is wrong with America. Although borrowed from others, he repeated “Men have forgotten God, that’s why all this has happened.” Lincoln expressed this about the Civil War and Solzhenitsyn expressed ...

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60 MILES OF GARAGE SALES: The seventh annual 60 miles of yard sales will be held Saturday along state Route 7 in Ashtabula, Trumbull and Mahoning counties. The public will have the opportunity to travel along Route 7 to stops and locations with most sales scheduled between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For ...

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• BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the township administration building to open contractor bid packets for the Wilshire Drive drainage and resurfacing project.

Center focuses on Johnston seniors

JOHNSTON — For the past 10 years, the Johnston Senior Center has provided a place for many northern Trumbull County seniors to socialize and take part in various activities. The center, located at 5922 Warren Road, marked the 10-year anniversary this week with an open house and ...

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DRUG DEACTIVATING BAGS: Bristol Public Library is offering free drug deactivating bags, beginning Tuesday as an effort to discourage opiate abuse and to offer an environmentally safe way to dispose of unused or old medications. Deterra drug deactivation bags are available while supplies last ...

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• TRUMBULL COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 10 a.m. today at the Paul Heltzel Community Room. • MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will meet 11 a.m. today at the OSU Extension Office in Canfield. The staff meeting will be held 10 a.m. today at the county administration building in ...

Efficient herds balance supply, demand

Locally we haven’t seen a lot of dairy farms go out of business the past couple of years. One reason may be that the herds left in the area are the most efficient and able to stand the recent low milk prices. Some improvements have been noted in milk prices recently. Cow numbers are not ...

Camping at Canfield Fair is an 85-year tradition

SCOUTS TO TAKE PART: The Canfield Fair Committee of the Whispering Pines District (Mahoning County and Hubbard, Great Trail Council, Boy Scouts of America) will have local scouts taking part at the Canfield Fair this week. The Scout area will be at the west end of Goshen Road and is open all ...

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• HARTFORD TOWNSHIP PARK COMMITTEE will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • YOUNGSTOWN COUNCIL Finance Committee will hold 4:45 p.m. today followed by a special council meeting at city hall. • NEWTON FALLS LIBRARY BOARD will hold special meeting 6 p.m. today at the board meeting ...