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• CORTLAND CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION will meet 9 a.m. today at the municipal building. • LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 10 a.m. today at Trumbull County engineer’s office to discuss township roads. • NEWTON FALLS PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the village ...

Kinsman student recognized

Tribune Chronicle KINSMAN — Molly Rink of Kinsman was among 12 Ohio Connections Academy students recognized as a winner of the 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, which honors youth making a positive impact in their towns and neighborhoods. The awards program is a youth ...

Soil, water district coordinator to talk at Howland library

THE LAST FRONTIER: Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District administrator / watershed coordinator Amy Reeher will discuss her recent Alaskan adventure 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Howland Branch Library. Reeher will show highlights from her visit to Denali National Park as well as her ...

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•TRUMBULL BUDGET COMMISSION will meet 10 a.m. today at the auditor’s office. •WESTERN RESERVE PORT AUTHORITY will meet 4 p.m. today at the economic development offices, 240 N. Champion St., Youngstown. •NEWTON FALLS COUNCIL will meet 6 p.m. today at village municipal ...

History center wine social set

FOUNDATION HOLDS FUNDRAISER: Shepherd’s Foundation will hold its annual wine social Thursday at the Tyler History Center, 325 W Federal St., Youngstown. The event will include wine and food pairings, entertainment by French Blue, a Chinese auction and a cork pull. Proceeds will benefit ...

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• GREENE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Greene VFW Hall. • SUMMIT ACADEMY BOARD will meet 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the school, 144 N. Schenley Ave., Youngstown. • TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS will meet 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the board offices, 2947 Youngstown Road, ...

Program builds Christian base

CORTLAND — Wanting to help local children build self-esteem and improve academics, as well as provide a Christian foundation, are part of the once-per-week Bible Kids after-school program provided by Cortland United Methodist Church. The Rev. David Vensel, pastor of the church, said members ...

Religion events

BEATLES MASS: Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren, will hold the seventh annual Beatles Mass “Here Comes The Son” praise and worship service and holy Eucharist 4 p.m. today. Those attending can wear tie-dye T-shirts and bell bottoms. Food and a chili cookoff will follow at ...

Program encourages kindness

WARREN — Students at Jefferson PK-8 School spent time decorating “kindness jars” as they learned the importance of treating each other kindly as part of the 21st Century Community Learning Center program. The theme of the program was “kindness counts.” To show the importance of ...

Super Bowl celebration

FOOTBALL TRAINING CAMP: Football training camp will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library for children in grades kindergarten to sixth grade. Participants can wear their favorite team jersey or colors as the get ready for the big game with four quarters of activities. ...

Stats say you can’t blame global warming on cows

Cows are the cause of global warming. Say what? Well, “they” say that cows produce too much methane each year. But is that true? Cattle — dairy and beef — have a specialized digestive system with four stomachs that allows them to utilize a diet primarily composed of plant material. ...

Annual Girard fundraiser set

FUNDRAISER SET FOR FAMILY: The annual Lena, Mason, Christian fundraiser will be held noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Hall, 26 W. Wilson Ave., Girard. The event will include a meal at $6 per person, basket raffle and 50-50. The event raises money in order to buy ...

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• NILES BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 4:30 p.m. today at the administration building regarding personnel and other business. • MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold a board meeting 10 a.m. Friday at the county commissioners’ hearing room in the courthouse and staff ...

Niles students work on NASA project

NILES — Seventh-grade advanced science students have been working in collaboration with National Aeronautics and Space Administration as part of a STEM — science, technology, engineering, mathematics — learning project. Gaye Breegle, seventh-grade science teacher, said the 23 science ...

Get kids ready for kindergarten

TRANSITION FAIR: More than 30 community agencies and businesses, along with 17 school districts, will present the fourth annual Trumbull County Kindergarten Transition Fair 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the center court of the Eastwood Mall in Niles. The free event is open to all Trumbull ...

Winged-themed event set today in Cortland

FAIRY FUN DAY: ‘‘Fairy Fun’’ will be held 5:30 p.m. today at the Cortland Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, where children ages 4 to 8 can put on their wings and take part in fairy-themed crafts, games and a snack. Registration is required for the free event by calling ...

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• TRUMBULL MENTAL HEALTH/ RECOVERY BOARD Recovery Housing meeting will be held 2 p.m. today at the board conference room. •HOWLAND PARK COMMISSIONERS will hold a work session 5 p.m. Wednesday at the township Administration Building to meet with Baker and Bendar and Howland Athletic Club to ...

Books donated to LaBrae school

LEAVITTSBURG — Students in grades kindergarten to second at Bascom Elementary School will have more to read as Tata Steel donated 1,000 new hardcover books to the school as part of a partnership with First Book. An assembly was held recently at the school where Sarah Mihalecz from Tata Sons ...

Howland team tops in tourney

LORDSTOWN — Howland and Niles middle school students were both excited and nervous as they prepared for the championship round Saturday in the fifth- and sixth-grade elementary academic prep bowl competition. The finals began, questions and answers flew, and in the end, Howland took the ...

Boy Scouts to celebrate 108th anniversary

It has been 108 years since the Boy Scouts of America was established with an anniversary week set to begin Sunday to celebrate the organization’s service to America’s youth. Scout Sunday begins the celebration of the anniversary of the founding of the Boy Scouts of America with churches, ...