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Wear purple in acknowledgment

WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day will be Wednesday with the public asked to wear purple to show support. Adult Protective Services staff will be at the Courthouse Square gazebo noon to 1 p.m. with information. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is commemorated to ...

Agenda

• BAZETTA TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • FARMINGTON TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at the senior center. • VERNON TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at the township hall. • WEATHERSFIELD TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today at the township administration ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER will meet 9 a.m. today in the conference room at the center. • HUBBARD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6:30 p.m. today at the township administration building. • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6:30 p.m. today at the township administration ...

Memories of growing up Amish in Mesopotamia

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of a weekly series on our region’s history coordinated by the Trumbull County Historical Society. My father was a dairy farmer located one mile south of Mespo Commons. Dad paid $18,00 to $20,000 for 125 acres that he bought on a handshake at Middlefield Bank. ...

End of slavery marked at weekend celebration

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION: Community Concerned Citizens II will celebrate the 20th annual Juneteenth celebration Friday to June 19 at Quinby Park with entertainment, food, vendors, style show, talent show, line dancing, live band, games, basketball tournament, history program and environmental ...

Elks aimed to expand Flag Day observance

99 years ago in 1923 Warren Elks were planning to make the observance of Flag Day more general in Warren than ever before. The aim was to have every home and every store in Warren display the national colors. Flag Day was a special event in Elkdom and lodges of the order all over America ...