Community News

Group focuses on accomplishments

WARREN — The Trumbull County Historical Society has seen many accomplishments this past year and is proceeding with a major expansion project. The society held its annual meeting at the Masonic Temple in Warren, where tours of the historic building were led by Paul Clouser. Julie ...

Mathews PTO to host fire, police crews

SAFETY DAY: The Mathews PTO is sponsoring a Community Safety Day and craft show 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Baker Elementary School, 4095 Sheridan Drive, Vienna. There will be local fire and police departments with vehicles on display and demonstrations. The craft show will be in the gym with ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS will meet 3 p.m. today at the offices in Warren. The board will reconvene at 6 p.m. Tuesday. • NILES BOARD OF CONTROL will meet 2 p.m. today at the city municipal building conference room. • NILES SCHOOLS FINANCIAL COMMISSION will meet 5 p.m. today ...

Detecting club showcases items

CORTLAND — Boxes and displays of coins, jewelry and other items found by Members of the Tri-County Metal Detecting Club were showcased during a program about the club at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library Cortland Branch. Jesse James, a Cortland resident and club member, said the ...

Strimbu Memorial Foundation presents $36,000 in scholarships

YANKEE LAKE —Thirteen local high school seniors were each presented $2,000 scholarships at the 30th annual Strimbu Barbeque fundraiser which drew a sell-out crowd of more than 1,600 last week at the Yankee Lake Ballroom. The event is a major fundraiser for the Strimbu Memorial Fund. First ...

Group to learn about community development

ASSOCIATION TO MEET: The Northwest Neighborhood Association will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at Grace United Methodist Church on Drexel Avenue NW. Speaker is Michael Keys, director of community development, who will explain where money is being spent. He is also seeking ideas for community ...

This week in history

99 years ago in 1920: America Day in Warren saw the city assuming a celebration appearance when downtown stores were gaily decorated with the national colors and flags floated from many points of vantage. With a pleasant sun beaming upon the city there was every indication that the day’s ...

Man shares work through Mission: Hope

CHAMPION — John Sittema with “Mission: Hope,” along with his wife, Carol, and others, is working to make a difference throughout the world in such countries as the Dominican Republic and Indonesia with their mission work. Sittema spoke recently to the congregation at Champion ...

Grace Fellowship Church finds new home

NILES — Grace Fellowship Church, which for the past 10 years has met in the Kohl’s plaza in the Eastwood Mall complex, has found a new location to call home at the former McMenamy’s Banquet Center in Niles. Associate Pastor Zack Potter said while renovation and remodeling work takes ...

Knights of Columbus moves to Blessed Sacrament

WARREN — The Knights of Columbus Council 620 has found a new home at Blessed Sacrament Parish. District Deputy 78 Knights of Columbus John Timko, who is a member of Council 7491 in Champion, said 620 is one of the councils he oversees that has seen fewer members in recent years. The ...

Champion church to hold Revive event

CHAMPION — Champion Presbyterian Church, 4997 Mahoning Ave., will hold a Revive conference Sunday to Wednesday with four different messages shared each day by Wilson Greene of Life Action Ministries. The theme is “Falling in Love with Jesus” with music, fellowship, messages and prayer. ...

Religion events

DAYS OF UNITY: A pair of cooperative events by six Hubbard area churches is being billed as “Two Days of Unity” 6 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday sponsored by Hope for Hubbard, which has held revival-type events for the past two years. The event has moved this year to the Hubbard Middle ...

Seeing Eye

ART SHOW: The Warren City School District Art Show will be 4 to 7 p.m. today in the Warren G. Harding High School large gymnasium. An awards ceremony begins at 6 p.m. Student artwork from the district’s five schools will be on display. TALENT SHOW: Lordstown High School yearbook will ...

Showcasing freedom of speech

WARREN — Students from first to 12th grades showed their ideas of freedom with artwork and essays at the annual Trumbull County Law Day hosted Wednesday by Trumbull County Bar Association at the Hippodrome. The theme was “Free Speech, Free Press and Free Society.” Law Day USA was ...

Agricultural census available

Hello, Trumbull County. Well, tillage and planting season will start as soon as the weather cooperates. I know most farmers have everything ready to go, so as soon as the soil dries out they will be hitting the fields in force. The USDA conducts a Census of Agriculture every five years to ...

Stamp out Hunger food drive to start

FOOD DRIVE: The National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food drive will mark its 27th anniversary on May 11. On that day, letter carriers across the country will collect nonperishable food donations from customers. These donations go directly to local food pantries to provide ...

Agenda

• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 a.m. today at the township hall.

Agenda

• TRUMBULL METROPARKS Board of Directors will meet 5:30 p.m. today at Kent State University Trumbull Campus, Technology Building Room 113. There will be a levy committee meeting. • TRUMBULL COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 10 a.m. Thursday at the Paul E. Heltzel Community Room ...

Seeing Eye

ALIEN WILDLIFE: Amy Reeher, Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District administrator and watershed coordinator, will speak on Ohio’s Invasive Wildlife 6:30 p.m. today at the Howland Library Branch. While many invasive plants and insects have made news, invasive wildlife is also a problem ...

Seeing Eye

HISTORICAL SOCIETY: The McKinley Memorial Library in Niles will hold a program on Urban Renewal in Niles presented by resident Ralph Tolbert of the Niles Historical Society 1 p.m. Saturday at the McKinley Birthplace Replica House. The program is a photographic journey of buildings and ...