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Tasting to raise funds for scholarship

YOUNGSTOWN — The public had the chance to sample tasty foods while raising money for a newly established scholarship at Youngstown State University to help military personnel finish their education. The ‘‘Stars, Stripes and Servings’’ fundraiser was held recently at the Tyler ...

Walk in Fowler set for Saturday

SEEING EYE HOLIDAYS: The annual Fowler Community Walk will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of state Routes 7 and 305. The event will include holiday displays and activities at churches, businesses and shops at the location. The Butts Family Museum will be open with rooms ...

Feel the Force during event at Liberty library

‘STAR WARS’ SPECTACULAR: A “Star Wars” spectacular will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Liberty Library Branch, 415 Churchill Hubbard Road. Celebrate the Force with crafts, games and activities. Costumes aren’t required but are encouraged. Open to all ages. No registration ...

Overseas charity items collected

HOWLAND — Volunteers have been spending this week filling shoeboxes with gifts and other items for children overseas as part of the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child. The project’s National Collection Week is being held through Monday. Operation Christmas Child will ...

Sutliff Museum sets open house

SEEING EYE THANKSGIVING EVENT: The Sutliff Museum is holding a fall open house 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday to celebrate Thanksgiving. The public is invited to have apple cider and popcorn along with a visit to the museum and a craft for children. Storytime will be at 2 and 3 p.m. The museum is ...

Lessons learned coon hunting in the woods

In honor of my grandfather who passed away three years ago this past Wednesday the 15th, I want to take a moment to reflect on one of the most important lessons he inadvertently taught me. This lesson helps me every day when I navigate unfamiliar territories with my students, coaching, and now ...

Program focuses on gaining life

WARREN — Wanting to help people, especially seniors, get active and healthy, the Hope Academy for Autism is hosting the informational program ‘‘Gaining Your Life Back’’ noon Monday at the Youngstown site, 610 N. Lakevew Ave. Kimberly Clinkscale, director of Hope Academy with sites ...

Liberty police collecting food

FILL-A-CRUISER: Liberty Police Department is hosting its sixth annual ‘‘Fill-A-Cruiser’’ food drive 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Churchill Commons Giant Eagle, 4700 Belmont Ave., Liberty. Members are collecting nonperishable food items, personal care products and cash donations for ...

Historical groups plan for 2018 Trumbull County Fair

BAZETTA — With the success of their historical society displays at the Trumbull County Fair, members of the Local History Showcase plan to expand on what they do for the 2018 fair. Cindy Mines with Champion Historical Society said 12 societies that participated this year at the fair’s ...

New Warren SCOPE location officially opened

WARREN — The Warren SCOPE Center that had its beginnings with the YWCA has officially opened at its new location at 375 N. Park Ave. sharing space with the YWCA. An open house was held recently to see the SCOPE Center and the various services it offers. The center opened Nov. 1 at the new ...

Achievers Hall of Fame nominees sought

SEEING EYE CLASS OF 2018: The Trumbull County African American Achievers Association is accepting nominations for its 2018 Hall of Fame. Nomination forms are available 3 to 4 p.m. Saturdays at the F.O.C.U.S. Center, 2051 Niles Road. Email a request to trumbullachievers@gmail.com or call ...

Conservation efforts honored

CORTLAND — Those who work to help the environment through conservation efforts were recognized by the Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District at the 67th annual awards meeting. According to Amy Reeher, director of TSWCD, the event held at the Trumbull Agriculture and Family Education ...

Tree lighting set in Lordstown

SEEING EYE FRIDAY EVENT: Lordstown village will hold the annual tree lighting ceremony 6 p.m. Friday in the park by the one-room schoolhouse off Salt Springs Road. There will be caroling, a visit from Santa Claus and refreshments in the fire hall. SOCIETY TO MEET: The Howland Historical ...

Great American Smokeout is Thursday

Trbune Chronicle WARREN —This Thursday, smokers nationwide will be encouraged to quit smoking as part of the Great American Smokeout, presented by the American Cancer Society. Trumbull Regional Medical Center, the Hope Center for Cancer Care and Eastern Ohio Pulmonary Consultants have ...

Suicide victims to be remembered

SEEING EYE CANDLELIGHT VIGIL: The National Survivors of Suicide Awareness Day will be observed with the 19th annual candlelight vigil 6 p.m. Saturday at the Warren Reach Center, 2609 Weir Road, Howland. The event is in memory of loved ones who died by suicide. Anyone who has lost a loved one ...

Turkeys come in many types

ON THE FARM Thanksgiving is approaching quickly. Have you gotten your turkey yet? Maybe you’re waiting for a sale. I don’t have room in the freezer but will have to make room soon. Did you know that about 17 percent of the turkeys raised this year — approximately 46 million — will ...

‘Talking Turkey’ will focus on bird

SEEING EYE LIBRARY EVENT: ‘‘Talking Turkey’’ will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Cortland Library Branch, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland. Amy Reeher, Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District administrator, will talk about the history, characteristics and habitat of the wild turkey at this ...

Cemetery contains history

BROOKFIELD — Wearing period costumes, members of the Brookfield Historical Society led visitors through a historic walk at the township cemetery highlighting ‘‘interesting people’’ buried there. The cemetery walk took guests to the oldest and newest sections of the township, where ...

NAACP plans to meet Saturday

SEEING EYE GATHERING AT TCAP: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Warren-Trumbull Branch will meet 11:30 a.m. Saturday at TCAP, 1230 Palmyra Road, Warren, for the monthly meeting. The annual scholarship event will be 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at TCAP. THANKSGIVING ...

Program provides coats to kids

NILES — School children up to age 12 were given coats, hats and gloves through the Courtney’s Coats for Kids program. This was the fifth time family and friends of Courtney Miller have given out 140 winter coats, gloves and hats to local school children. Lisa Miller, Courtney’s ...