Community News

This week in history

99 years ago in 1920: The effect of the railroad strike was keenly felt in Newton Falls. It already led to the temporary closing of the large Newton Steel plant due to inability to receive and ship freight. Other plants were suffering similarly, although because of employing fewer men, the ...

Rollison family presents scholarships

GIRARD — Several speakers told local high school seniors who will be attending college and preparing for their careers to remember the importance of faith and family. Minister Vincent Peterson II of Warren, who was among the speakers at the annual Richard Rollison IV Foundation annual ...

Warren pastor speaks at ACTION banquet

YOUNGSTOWN — Second Baptist Church pastor Todd Johnson of Warren said it is important for people to come together and be part of a courageous community Johnson, who was the keynote speaker at the 17th annual banquet for ACTION (Alliance for Congregational Transformation Influencing Our ...

Religion events

MOTHER-DAUGHTER EVENT: York Avenue Church of God will hold a mother-daughter event 1 p.m. today at The Hippodrome in Warren. The theme is “A Woman of Worth.” Speaker is Kimberly Walker, co-pastor of The Restoration Christian Fellowship Church, where she serves as director of women’s ...

Revival-type events focus on ‘Hope for Hubbard’

HUBBARD — Pastors and ministers from six Hubbard area churches, as well as several guest speakers, spent two days sharing the important message of God during Two Days of Unity. Marcus DiVito of Hubbard Christians in Action, which sponsored the two-day event held at Hubbard Middle School, ...

Wings fundraiser helps with scholarships

NILES — The public had the chance to taste more than 25 types of wings while helping to raise money for Game Changers annual scholarships. Michael Engram, executive coach for Game Changers, said this was the fourth year for the King of the Wings challenge, with judges and the public ...

Safe party planned for Howland students

POST PROM: Howland High School is hosting its third annual Post Prom event Saturday. Three years ago, a group of concerned parents and students formed a committee to plan a post prom for all junior and senior students at the school, giving students a safe, drug- and alcohol-free party ...

Agenda

• CORTLAND PARK BOARD will meet 5 p.m. Monday at the municipal building. • CORTLAND PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the municipal building. • HUBBARD PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD will meet 7 p.m. Monday at municipal building. The Hubbard Zoning Board of Appeals will meet 7 ...

Local 1794 donates to school pantries

LEAVITTSBURG — Members of 717 Credit Union will present a food drive donation for the pantries at Bascom and the LaBrae Local Schools complex that will support students and families in the LaBrae community. Bascom Principal Maggie Kowach said the district opened a pantry in both ...

Stay safe on roads during spring planting

I spend all winter waiting on the warmer days of sunshine, when I can take the kids outside without bundling them up in warm, bulky clothing that inevitably leaves our 17-month-old lying on her belly in the snow screaming at me to save her. When spring arrives, we can loose those bulky ...

Master gardener to discuss soil

WORM COMPOSTING: A worm composting will be offered 2 p.m. Saturday at the Brookfield Branch Library. The program will be led by The Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener Genevieve Germaniuk, who will explain worm composting and also discuss the differences between vermicomposting ...

Agenda

• HUBBARD PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building. • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 a.m. today at the township hall. • TRUMBULL COUNTY TOURISM BUREAU Board of Directors will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center ...

Man honored for starting Falls event

NEWTON FALLS — The family of Andy Jacob, a Newton Falls resident who was instrumental in starting the Junior Olympics hosted by the Newton Falls Kiwanis Club, was remembered this weekend by family and friends who helped at this year’s event. The track and field event was held Saturday ...

IImmigration becomes topic at Stand Against Racism

WARREN — The YWCA hosted a two-day panel and workshop for its annual Stand Against Racism. Molly Toth, public relations and advocacy for the YWCA, said the events held in Youngstown and Warren sites focused this year on immigration and racial issues with speakers sharing their own ...

Van Gogh display featured in Hubbard

ART SHOW: The Hubbard school district will hold its annual art show 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Hubbard Middle School gymnasium. A large-scale Vincent Van Gogh display will be featured with hot air balloons and giant mosaic replicas of his work inspired by the movie “Loving Vincent.” RELIEF ...

Agenda

• BAZETTA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 7 p.m. today at township hall to discuss professional design qualifications. • GIRARD BOARD OF APPEALS will meet 6 p.m. today at the mayor’s office conference room at city hall. • NAMI MAHONING VALLEY STEERING COMMITTEE will ...

Seeing Eye

MOTHER’S DAY EVENTS: The Warren-Trumbull County Public Library is offering programs for Mother’s Day weekend. A Mother’s Day “crafternoon” will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Howland Library Branch. Children are invited to bring along mothers, grandmothers or aunts and get ready for an ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION Plats and Zoning Committee will meet 9 a.m. today at the commission conference room, 185 E. Market St., Warren. • NILES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 4 p.m. today at the city building conference room. • McDONALD PLANNING COMMISSION will meet ...

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 ...