Community News

Learning sign language

WARREN — Saying the repetition and teaching methods were what helped her learn to sign, Kent resident Janet Wojnaroski said she did not mind driving to Warren once a week for a basic American Sign Language program. Wojnaroski, a retired teacher, said instructor Laurie Pesarchick made the ...

Noteworthy

YOUTH FISHING DERBY: Mosquito Lake State Park in Bazetta will hold a free youth fishing derby 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at the Lakeview Recreational area on the southeast shore of the lake, 3061 Warren Meadville Road. Free T-shirts will be given to the first 70 participants. Prizes will be ...

Libraries

BRISTOL PUBLIC LIBRARY: The library’s summer reading program, “Build a Better Reader,” runs through July 13. It’s for children through 12th grade. Participants will earn prize drawing tickets by reading and attending library programs. There are weekly prize drawings plus a grand prize ...

School news

ALLEMAN WINS COMPETITION: Sophia Alleman, a Youngstown resident and sixth-grade student at St. Rose School in Girard, won first place April 1 in the Regional History Day Contest at Youngstown State University. She then took top honors again in the Ohio History Day competition April 29 at Ohio ...

Graduates

McCOLLUM GRADUATES: Emilee Gysegem McCollum, daughter of Toby and Lisa Gysegem of Warren, recently graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with her master’s degree in sport administration. She was awarded the 2017 Outstanding Research Award at the May 12 graduation ...

Scholars

MACKEY RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP: Nancy Mackey of Hubbard, a senior horticulture student at Kent State University at Salem, recently received the Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association scholarship. Mackey was one of 17 students from across the state to receive the scholarship, valued at $1,000, ...

Libraries

Trumbull County Public Library - Warren Main Library • Teen Game Night, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays tor teens entering grades 7 to 12. • Captain Underpants party, 2 p.m. today with new “Captain Underpants” movie, with snacks, games and crafts. For ages 5 to 12. • Let’s Play Club, ...

Howland offers kids’ programs

HOWLAND YOUTH PROGRAM: The Howland Youth Sport and Recreation program is offering a variety of programs for children from mid-June to early August. Activities include fishing, arts and crafts, bowling, cheerleading, tennis, volleyball, soccer, football and outdoor adventure. Classes are offered ...

Stained glass depicts Maplewood history

MECCA — A stained glass display highlighting the history of Maplewood Local Schools from its beginnings in 1872 to the present is on exhibit at Maplewood High School. Jordan Moxley, high school art teacher, said her Art I-IV students made the 4 1/2-by-8-feet stained-glass project and ...

Wolves Club recognizes Trumbull students

Tribune Chronicle HOWLAND — The Trumbull County Chapter of the National Association of Wolves Club awarded $24,000 in scholarships to eight Trumbull County High School seniors. Each student was presented $3,000 scholarships each at the annual dinner at Leo’s Ristorante. David Leo, ...

Relays will help to battle cancer

RELAYS SET IN CHAMPION, AUSTINTOWN: American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be held in Champion and Austintown this weekend. Champion will hold its relay from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at the high school stadium, 5976 Mahoning Ave NW. The Austintown relay will be held 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. ...

Time of the season to pick rocks

It’s my favorite time of year again, rock picking time. If you missed my article on the fantastic attributes of rock picking in a field alone for hours, please take a moment to peruse the Tribune’s website to find it. I’ve received many compliments on that article, and I am truly grateful ...

Spud racers: Student design, compete with potato cars

CHAMPION — Students at Champion Central Elementary School concluded their school year with potato racing as students created race cars using potatoes. More than 500 students in kindergarten to fourth grade competed first with potato race cars made by each student in individual classrooms ...

Carnival to benefit Hannah’s Vision charity

Tribune Chronicle NILES — A carnival to benefit Hannah’s Vision will be held Thursday to Sunday at the Eastwood Field. The event will have fireworks, rides, food, clowns, live bands, 50-50 raffle, entertainers and craftsmen performing. Event organizers said the carnival is being ...

‘Touch a Truck’ at Falls library

SEEING EYE TOUCH A TRUCK: Newton Falls Public Library will hold a ‘‘Touch a Truck’’ 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the library’s upper parking lot. Children will be able to see a tractor, police car and Army vehicle and the hometown heroes who drive them. The event will also include ...

Agenda

• MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold board meeting 10 a.m. Thursday in the commissioners’ hearing room and staff meeting at 10:30 a.m. in the county administration building. • TRUMBULL COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 10 a.m. Thursday at the Paul Heltzel Community Room.

7th annual Health Fair on the Square

HEALTH FAIR AT COURTHOUSE: The Grace AME Church Nursing Guild, in conjunction with the Trumbull County African Achievers Association and Warren City Health District, will hold the seventh annual Health Fair on the Square noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. The free event will feature numerous free ...

TCTC educator honored by YSU alumni association

CHAMPION — Longtime Trumbull County educator Larry Crawford received the Distinguished Educator Award from the Youngstown State University Alumni Association. “I was surprised when I was told I would be receiving this award,” said Crawford, the academic supervisor at Trumbull Career and ...

Agenda

• HOWLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 6:15 p.m. today at the middle school media center. • HOPE ACADEMY FOR AUTISM will meet 6 p.m. today at the school, 1628 Niles Road SE, Warren. • LORDSTOWN FINANCE COMMITTEE canceled its meeting for today. • MCDONALD BOARD OF ...

Classic car show benefit to be held in Girard

BENEFIT CAR SHOW: The ‘‘Cars are the Stars 3’’ benefit classic car show will be held 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of the Girard Multigenerational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave. Rain date is June 10. Registration is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Trophies will be presented at 3:30 p.m. There will ...