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Hubbard library hosting book sale

NATIONAL LOVERS MONTH: The Hubbard Public Library is celebrating National Library Lovers Month in February with a book sale. To celebrate Valentine’s Day, the library is having a book sale sponsored by Hubbard Friends of the Library with special sales throughout the month. The special is a ...

Preparing farm for upcoming cold snap

Hello, Trumbull County. It looks like we are going to have a prolonged period of exceptionally cold weather coming up next week. Some overnight lows may approach 0 degrees. Freezing weather always is challenging on a farm or in your landscape, but temperatures that low pose a higher level of ...

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• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 8:30 a.m. today via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85660252226, with meeting ID 85660252226 and passcode 607743. • NEWTON FALLS VILLAGE BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a work session 9 a.m. Saturday at the former elementary school library. • ...

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• NILES CITY COUNCIL will meet virtually at 6 p.m. today at the Niles Senior Center. • McDONALD VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today via YouTube at “Village of McDonald Ohio.” • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 6:10 p.m. today via teleconference ...

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• TRUMBULL PLANNING COMMISSION Plats and Zoning Committee will meet 9 a.m. today via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/92926919509 and meeting ID 92926919509 and passcode 897030. • TRUMBULL COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF JOB / FAMLY SERVICES County Service Planning Committee will meet 9 a.m. today via ...

Read black history through poetry

LECTURE PROGRAM: Celebrate Black History Month with readings of poems by African-American poets in February. Visit the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library’s YouTube channel each Wednesday for a short lecture on African-American history and culture and an analysis of the poem. Programs are 3 ...

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• TRUMBULL BUDGET COMMISSION will meet 10 a.m. today with a telephone conference meeting among members. • LORDSTOWN COUNCIL has canceled its meeting for today. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today via Zoom with meeting ID 88100225765 and passcode 974740. • ...

Nominations sought for Eagle of the Cross awards

YOUNGSTOWN — It is time once again to nominate high school juniors and seniors in the six-county Youngstown Diocese who are role models of Christian leadership for the 23rd annual Eagle of the Cross award. Cindee Case of the Youngstown Diocese Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry said ...

Religion news

MASS FOR LIFE: Bishop David Bonnar of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown will celebrate Mass for Life 10 a.m. today at St. Columba Cathedral, 154 W. Wood St., Youngstown, which includes prayer for a greater respect for life at every stage and in every situation. Expectant mothers, fathers ...

Letter of Faith: We must turn from our wicked ways

DEAR EDITOR: I don’t understand why there is so much disregard for the truth in our land. Truth has fallen dead in our streets and justice is outlawed. No one seems to seriously search for truth. We are in a political crisis, and it affects the entire leadership structure of America. Many ...

Dig into agriculture’s daily impact

“Blah, blah, blah, blah” followed by “yada, yada, yada” if you were to ask me, this pretty much sums up my entire day. As a teacher of the greatest subject ever, English, I often feel what my students hear sounds more like Charlie Brown’s school teacher than the exciting and ...

Howland church to host sweetheart shop

VALENTINE SHOPPING: A Valentine’s Day-themed shopping event will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 6 at First Baptist Church of Howland, 8957 E. Market St. The Sweetheart Shopping Event will be for anyone who needs unique gifts and products for themselves or their loved ones. Over 50 vendors are ...

Agenda

• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 8 a.m. today via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8487493865 and meeting ID 84874938651 and passcode 821072. • FAMLY CHILDREN FIRST COUNCIL Executive Board will meet 8:30 a.m. today at https://global.gotomeet ing.com/join/798007717 or dialing ...

Second Harvest to pass out food

PANTRY DISTRIBUTION: Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley is collaborating with the Ohio National Guard to host a Traveling Food Pantry food distribution 10 a.m. Thursday at Yankee Lake, 1800 state Route 7 NE, Brookfield. To partake in this zero-contact distribution, recipients’ ...

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• NILES SCHOOLS FINANCIAL PLANNING / SUPERVISION COMMISSION at 1 p.m. today virtually. • CHAMPION BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS will hold organizational meeting 6:30 p.m. today at the administration building. • GIRARD BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 4 p.m. today virtually from the board ...

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• BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP HISTORIC COMMISSION will meet 7 p.m. today via Zoom. Meeting ID 89780473132; passcode 613097. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 2 p.m. today for an executive session to discuss administrative employee compensation and interviews for full-time firefighter ...

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• McKINLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY Board of Trustees will have a special meeting 1 p.m. today virtually to discuss permanent budget. For access to the meeting, call 330-652-1704, Ext. 5. • KINSMAN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. today at township hall. • GIRARD CITY COUNCIL will meet 7 ...

Safety forces battle fires in Warren, Niles in 1922

99 years ago in 1922 Local firefighters had chilly rides to three fires, two in Warren and a third in Niles. None of the blazes did significant damage. The first alarm was at 9:10 o’clock when a Ford automobile, owned by Dr. Gauchat, caught fire on Laird Avenue. Chemicals extinguished ...

Happy birthday, Mr. President

WILLIAM McKINLEY 178TH: President William McKinley’s 178th birthday celebration will be 2 p.m. Friday for a virtual birthday party celebration. The public can take part by signing onto McKinley’s birthday party and also learn fun facts throughout the day. Visit the library’s YouTube ...

Social worker, therapy dog help Liberty students

LIBERTY — Recognizing the mental and emotional impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Liberty Local School District has bolstered its support for students and families. Using its school counselors and partnering with Cadence Care Network and the Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery ...