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Community News

Celebrate Earth Day with cleanup

DISTRICT SEEKS VOLUNTEERS: The Geauga Trumbull Solid Waste Management District has kicked off its litter cleanup campaign. The program, called the Great American Cleanup, is part of a national campaign through Keep America Beautiful. Local volunteers receive trash bags, litter grabbers, safety ...

Homeless Jesus sculpture to be dedicated for late area pastor

YOUNGSTOWN — Bishop David Bonnar of the Diocese of Youngstown will celebrate a memorial Mass and dedicate the Homeless Jesus sculpture in memory of the Rev. Nicholas Shori on the fifth anniversary of his death. Officials said upon his passing on April 20, 2016, Shori made a gift to the ...

Golden Apple awards go to school employees

YOUNGSTOWN — The Office of Catholic Schools with the Diocese of Youngstown will present the 2021 winners of the Golden Apple Award. Local awardees include: • Kyle Anda of St. Joseph the Provider Elementary School, Youngstown; • Jennifer DeMain of St. Charles Elementary School, ...

Religion news

NEW PASTOR INSTALLED: The new pastoral team of the Faith Fellowship Church of God, 388 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown, was installed in February. The Rev. Stephen and Melissa Turner of Easley, S.C., where they were the youth pastoral team, officially were installed. The Turners have worked ...

Spring planting reminds that farming is an uncertain venture

It’s spring and time for tilling the ground and getting crops planted. In the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s, Trumbull County was a dairy county with dairy farms up and down every road. Today, you have to look quick to find a cow. Recently, we had another good-sized herd of high-producing cows sell ...

Agenda

— BRISTOL TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. today at the township building with the meeting available on the township’s Facebook page. — NEWTON FALLS JOINT FIRE DISTRICT will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. today at the township administration building to ...

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• PLATS / ZONING COMMITTEE of Trumbull County Planning Commission will meet 9 a.m. today in the conference room at the planning commission, 185 E. Market St., Warren. • NILES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 4 p.m. today via Zoom with information on the city’s website. • WARREN ...

Hubbard to celebrate National Library Week

BOOK SALE: The Hubbard Public Library, 436 W. Liberty St., is marking National Library Week through Saturday. The public is invited to visit the library inperson and online at www.beyond-books.org. New programs include “Toy Lending Library” and “Library of Things,” which allows patrons ...

Agenda

• BROOKFIELD TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today via Zoom. The meeting ID is 81311787281 and passcode 919464. • CORTLAND COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today via Zoom. The meeting ID is 861 5583 6718 and passcode 085550. • NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at the municipal building, ...

Seeing Eye

SHENANGO RIVER EVENT: The Shenango River Watchers will hold their annual public meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Buhl Park PAC (bandshell / amphitheater) to discuss plans for the 20th anniversary and River of the Year celebrations. The group also will be voting on changes to the SRW ...

Church hosts resource fair

HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — Wanting to help provide residents with places they can get answers to questions for their children who may have special needs, a community resource fair took place recently at the Corner House Christian Church. Hubbard Township police officer Justin Meade said the event ...

Hubbard hosts holiday event

MEET THE EASTER BUNNY: A Meet the Easter Bunny event will be 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Hubbard Schools campus, 350 Hall Ave. SE, Hubbard. Meet the Hubbard Eagles mascot, the Junior Eagle, the Hubbard High school band and the Easter bunny. WEATHERSFIELD EGG HUNT: Weathersfield Township has ...

21 Christian teen leaders earn award

YOUNGSTOWN — Twenty-one teenagers of the Diocese of Youngstown have been selected as outstanding Christian leaders as recipients of the 23rd annual Diocesan Eagle of the Cross Award. Msgr. John Zuraw, chancellor of the Diocese, said the award was created by the National Federation for ...

Religion news

The following churches have set Holy Week services: • Blessed Sacrament Parish, Reeves Road, 10:30 a.m. today, blessing of Easter baskets. • Calvary Presbyterian Church, 119 Laird Ave., Warren, 10:45 a.m. Sunday. • Calvary Bible Church, 4747 Warren Road, Cortland, 9:45 a.m. ...

Farmers need to share their stories

Ag Day at the Capitol is a one-day event during which Farm Bureau members from every county in the state congregate in Columbus to visit with lawmakers on issues impacting agriculture and their communities. It’s one of my favorite events. A powerful and beautiful sight is seeing more than ...

French classes offered via Zoom

LEARN LANGUAGE: A free conversational French course is available on Zoom for anyone who has some acquaintance with the language. Ordering food, asking for help, getting directions and making small talk are some of the topics. A beginners class and a 90-minute crash course for anyone planning ...

Agenda

— FARMINGTON ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS will meet 7 p.m. today at the senior center in West Farmington. The meeting will be in person and also as a videoconference via GoToMeeting at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/672768549 or by dialing 1-872-240-3311, and using acess code 672-768-549. ...

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• TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will meet with the senior levy administrator to discuss wheelchair Medicaid transport 2 p.m. today at the county commissioners’ hearing room at the county administration building. • NEWTON FALLS JOINT FIRE DISTRICT Board of Trustees will meet 6 p.m. today ...

Hubbard library hosts fundraiser

SILENT AUCTION: The Friends of the Hubbard Public Library will host a silent auction with food baskets. All money raised supports the programs offered at the library. The auction will run through Wednesday. Participants must be 18 or older to bid in increments of $5 and can bid as often as they ...

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• TRUMBULL COUNTY FLOODPLAIN VARIANCE BOARD will meet 1 p.m. today at the Trumbull County Planning Commission conference room, 185 E. Market St, Warren. The special meeting is for electing a chairperson of the board and to review and discuss the roles, responsibilities and procedures of the ...