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Community News

Citizen and officers escape from death

99 years ago in 1921 Two police officers and a citizen riding with them in the police cruiser had a narrow escape from death or serious injury when a Baltimore and Ohio freight train crashed into their automobile at the South Pine street crossing. The car was turned completely over on its top ...

Trumbull Men of Faith gather to praise God

CORTLAND — Men of different denominations from Trumbull County have been gathering each month to praise God and share testimonies as they prepare for the annual Men’s Rally in the Valley in April at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown. The Trumbull County Men of Faith was established in ...

Unison Live marks third year of bringing churches together

WARREN — Members of 10 to 15 area churches in Trumbull and Mahoning counties came together in unity before the start of the new year for the third annual Unison Live event at Restoration Christian Fellowship. With singing, dancing, praise, flag waving and sharing of testimonials, people ...

Religion news

GUEST SPEAKER: Dan McNerney of the Frontier Fellowship will be the guest speaker 10 a.m. Sunday at Champion Presbyterian Church, corner of Champion Avenue and Mahoning Avenue Extension. McNerney joined the Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship (PFF) in 1996 and serves an associate director. ...

Agenda

• NEWTON FALLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the high school for an executive session on board of education candidates, compensation of employees and employment of coaching staff. No action will be taken.

Dulcimer society to meet tonight

ACOUSTIC MUSIC LOVERS WELCOME: The Dulcimer Society of Trumbull County will meet 6 to 8 p.m. today at the John Emanuel Howland Senior Center, 8273 High St., Warren. Meetings are open to anyone interested in playing or listening to hammer or fretted dulcimers. Any acoustic instrument also ...

Milk is unhealthy only if you skip it

Raise your hand if your New Year’s resolution was to be healthier? Me! Me! I’m going to imagine that every hand on every reader just shot up. Well, bad news — your ability to be healthier by doing something so small it is almost insignificant was just hurt a bit more. The second ...

Help needed for YWCA gathering

PERFORMERS SOUGHT FOR EVENT: YWCA Mahoning Valley is seeking performers for the fourth annual International Women’s Day celebration planned for March 12 at YWCA, 25 W. Rayen Ave., Youngstown. International Women’s Day showcases the dancing, music, dress and food of cultures represented in ...

Agenda

• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 a.m. today at township hall. • TRUMBULL VETERANS SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 10 a.m. today at the Paul Heltzel Community Room. • GIRARD BOARD OF EDUCATION will have its organizational meeting 4 p.m. today at the board offices at the city ...

Agency issues call for area volunteers

RED CROSS OPEN HOUSE: The American Red Cross will present a disaster volunteer open house 4 p.m. Thursday at the chapter office, 3530 Belmont Ave., Suite 7, Liberty. The Red Cross is looking for the next wave of heroes who want to make a difference in the community. There is an urgent need ...

Agenda

• BRISTOL BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold an organizational meeting 5:30 p.m. today at elementary media center, followed at 6 p.m. with the regular meeting. • CHAMPION ZONING BOARD will meet 6:30 p.m. today at township hall. • EAGLE JOINT FIRE DISTRICT BOARD will hold an ...

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• HUBBARD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will have a special meeting 10 a.m. today at township hall for an executive session on contract issues and at 6:30 p.m. for job interviews. The organizational meeting is 7 p.m. today at township hall. • TRUMBULL SENIOR ADVISORY BOARD will meet 10 a.m. today ...

Robotics teams prepare for season

Local high school FIRST Robotics teams have been given the 2020 challenge the robots they construct and program must accomplish to advance through various competitions. The challenge this year has a Star Wars space theme. The challenge was unveiled to teams this weekend. Schools will spend ...

Settle in to do some crafting

COZY PROGRAM: The Howland Library Branch will hold cozy crafting 6 p.m. today. Participants ages 8 to 12 can engage in gentle, seasonal, practical crafts and activities. There will be knitting, painting, weaving and pottery. Registration is required by calling 330-856-2011 to sign up for the ...

Agenda

• BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold an organizational meeting 6 p.m. and regular meeting 7 p.m. today at township hall. • CHAMPION BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold an organizational meeting 5 p.m. today at the PK-8 School cafeteria. • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6:30 p.m. ...

Brookfield group to host history event

HARRIET TUBMAN: The Brookfield Township Historical Society will have Allison Smith from the Mahoning Valley Historical Society for her presentation of Harriet Tubman who led many slaves north to freedom. The program is 7 p.m. Thursday at the Briceland Funeral Home on the Green. Route7. OPEN ...

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• BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES have canceled their special meeting originally scheduled for 3 p.m. Monday. • BLOOMFIELD-MESPO BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 5:30 p.m. Monday at the high school to interview board member candidates. • NILES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will ...

Seeing Eye: Salvation Army plans family event

‘CHRISTMAS ON MY MIND:’ The Salvation Army of Trumbull County, 270 Franklin St. SE, Warren, will hold “Christmas on My Mind” 1 p.m. Saturday. There will be a dinner, music and Christmas play for the family. The food pantry will reopen Monday. NEW YEAR LANGUAGE: New Year, New Language ...

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NEWTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold an organizational meeting 9 a.m. Saturday at township hall. BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 3 p.m. Monday at township hall for an executive session to discuss the fire department union contract.

Sea cadets assist riding center

SOUTHINGTON — Members of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps spent a day recently helping at the Camelot Therapeutic Riding Center. David Mahan, leader of the Naval Sea Cadet group, said performing community service is one of the group’s main aspects. Cadets are based at the Youngstown Air ...