Community News

Inspiring Minds program focuses on Africa

WARREN — A group of Warren G. Harding High School graduates and Inspiring Minds staff will be traveling Monday to Ghana to learn more about Africa — the theme of the organization’s annual summer program for students. The finale for the six-week summer session was held this week at ...

Dog Park to hold canine cancer benefit

LOVE VINCENT FUNDRAISER: The Mosquito Lake Dog Park and Love Vincent, a volunteer group that raises money to buy beds, toys and other items for dogs who are suffering from cancer, will hold a Love Vincent Beach Bash Fun Walk 9 a.m. to noon Sunday at Mosquito Lake Park beach area. The walk will ...

Rock of Grace Church opens campus in Cortland

CORTLAND — Rock of Grace Church has opened the first of 10 planned campuses for Trumbull County. The new campus in Cortland opened this spring at the former Cortland SCOPE Senior Center, 125 N. Bank St. “Our goal is to launch 10 campuses in Trumbull County over 10 years. We are ...

A spring farmers want to forget

It has been one of those springs that farmers would like to forget. Or maybe it has been one of those years going back to this past fall and winter that gave farmers more headaches than they wanted. Constant spring rains made planting corn and soybeans impossible in many situations. Farmers ...

Car show held at Woodland

THUNDER IN THE PARK: The McDonald Fraternal Order of Police will hold the 25th annual Thunder in the Park 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Woodland Park off Ohio Avenue. Raindate is Sept. 9. Plaques will be awarded to the top 50 cars. There will be mayor’s, chief of police’s and FOP president’s ...

Agenda

• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 a.m. today at the township hall. • MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS board meeting will be 10 a.m. today at the commissioners’ hearing room. The staff meeting will be 10:30 a.m. today at the county administration building. • LORDSTOWN BOARD OF ...

Ex-drag racer gives donation

HOWLAND — In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Cuyahoga Falls resident Ron Salmon used to drag race at the Howland Drag Strip track off state Route 46 in Howland. This week Salmon met near the site of the racetrack with members of the Howland Historical Society. He presented race track ...

Facility at Ridge to hold car show

SATURDAY EVENT: Continuing Healthcare at the Ridge, 3379 Main St., Mineral Ridge, will hold a car and motorcycle show 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. Registration is free and will begin at 12:30 p.m. For information, call 330-652-9901. The rain date is Sunday. LIBRARY FINALE: The Girard Free ...

Agenda

• HARTFORD PARK COMMITTEE will meet 7 p.m. today at the township administration building. • HOWLAND ZONING COMMISSION will meet 5 p.m. today at township hall. • LORDSTOWN BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 3:30 p.m. today at the elementary school guidance room on personnel ...

Christmas in July set for Newton Falls

FARMERS MARKET: The Newton Falls Farmers Market will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Newton Falls Community Center Park on Quarry Street in Newton Falls. A celebration of Christmas in July will be held, along with a visit from Mrs. Claus and a Chinese auction. All proceeds go toward ...

Agenda

• NEWTON FALLS JOINT FIRE DISTRICT will meet 6 p.m. today at the township hall. • NEWTON FALLS PARK AND RECREATION BOARD will meet 6 p.m. today at the municipal building. • TRUMBULL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold workshop 10:30 a.m. today and meeting 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the ...

Highland Terrace offers kids’ program

WARREN — Children of the Highland Terrace Apartments learned about the first landing on the moon 50 years ago during their weekly summer recreation and activity program. April Platt, property manager with Highland Terrace Apartments, said each Friday, the children get together for ...

Greek festival starts Wednesday

EVENT AT ST. DEMETRIOS: The 52nd annual Warren Greek Festival will be Wednesday to Sunday at the grounds of the St. Demetrios Center, 3223 Atlantic St. NE, Warren. The event will include Greek food, dancing, carnival rides and other festivities. Admission is free. Hours are 4 to 10 p.m. ...

Agenda

• AUSTINTOWN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet noon today at the township administration building. • BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 9 a.m. today at the township park to open bids on timber. • GIRARD CITY COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building with ...

Lordstown offers summer fun

LORDSTOWN — For more than 25 years, children in the village have spent several weeks in the summer taking part in a variety of recreational activities, from arts and crafts to archery to basketball to fishing. The Jean Ann Smith Summer Fun Days held for four weeks in July is named in memory ...

Start biking to help buy benches

POKER RUN TO BENEFIT TRAIL: Festivities Uniting Neighborhoods — F.U.N. — is sponsoring a bicycle poker fun run to raise money to purchase recycled plastic benches along the Niles Bike Trailhead, which is part of the Western Reserve Greenway Bike Trail. The run will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...

Agenda

• TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES will meet 6 p.m Monday at Fairhaven School in Niles. • AUSTINTOWN BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a work session 11 a.m. Tuesday at the central office, with the regular meeting 1 p.m. at the middle school. An executive session will be ...

Mt. Carmel breaks ground on new center

NILES — Groundbreaking has been held for a $2.7 million family parish center to be located next to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish off Robbins Avenue. The Rev. John Lavelle, pastor of the church, said the project on the 21,000-square-foot center will take one year to complete. Members of ...

Religion news

DOG BLESSING: A dog blessing will be 9 a.m. to noon today at the Mosquito Lake Dog Park in Bazetta. CAR SHOW: Grace Lutheran Church, 111 Hall Ave. SE, Hubbard, will hold a car show and basket raffle 11 a.m. today. Proceeds from the event will help send youth to service and mission trips. ...

Warren facility to mark 50th anniversary of lunar landing

HONORING ARMSTRONG’S HISTORIC WALK: Armstrong Memory Care Assisted Living, 2 Windsor Place, Warren, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong, a one-time Trumbull County resident, landing on the moon on July 20, 1969. The free event includes space-themed crafts and games ...