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Local effort to fund cemetery wreaths

Tribune Chronicle WARREN — The Trumbull Career and Technical Center Air Force Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps will host fundraising events to ensure that all veterans at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery are honored. Kelley Kibbey, ROTC program instructor, said the cadets ...

Rotary auction to be Thursday

SEEING EYE 62ND ANNUAL EVENT: Hubbard Rotary Club will hold the 62nd annual auction 5 p.m. Thursday at Roosevelt School gymnasium, Orchard Avenue. The auction begins at 6 p.m. with George Roman Auctioneers. There also will be raffles. The yearly fundraiser supports the Hubbard community van, ...

SCOPE, YWCA set open house

SEEING EYE THURSDAY EVENT: SCOPE Senior Services and the YWCA of Warren will hold an open house 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the new location, 375 N. Park Ave., Warren. There will be tours of the multi-generational building. YWCA Warren Adult Director Roberta Graham held programming for SCOPE at ...

Operation Christmas Child kicks off

WARREN — Several churches in Trumbull County will be among drop-off sites nationwide for the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child. Participants fill shoeboxes with school supplies, hygiene items and toys, which will be sent to children around the world. Local collection ...

Hear stories of local residents

BROOKFIELD HOLDS CEMETERY WALK: Brookfield Historical Society will hold a cemetery walk 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the township cemetery off Route 7. Society members dressed in costume will present stories about residents buried in the cemetery and those who died too soon and others who served the ...

Agenda

• HOWLAND PARK COMMISSIONERS scheduled a special meeting 3:30 p.m. today at the offices of Baker, Bednar and Synder Associates Inc. to work on the park’s comprehensive plan. • NEWTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold special meeting 9 a.m. Saturday at the township hall to discuss outstanding ...

Consumers, farmers share values

ON THE FARM When I visit with people who don’t farm and hear their questions about today’s agriculture, I find they have much in common with farmers. Farmers eat most of the same kind of food that nonfarmers eat — food that originated from farms like the one they may operate. They both ...

Bridge to be dedicated to remember Niles veteran

Tribune Chronicle NILES — A Niles Vietnam War veteran will be honored as a bridge off South Main Street near McKees Lane will be dedicated 1 p.m. Sunday as the Sgt. Bruce R. Jones Vietnam Veteran Bridge. Robert Marino Sr., who has coordinated efforts to get bridges in Trumbull County named ...

Tiny trains will be at open houses in Austintown

SEEING EYE MODEL RAILROAD GROUP: The Youngstown Model Railroad Association’s open houses will be noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and Nov. 11, 12 and Dec. 2 and 3 at the club, located at the corner of Raccoon Road and Four Mile Run Road in Austintown. Model trains of all shapes and sizes ...

Swim meet honors late woman

WARREN — The family of Kelly Jo Carlson each year sponsor a Special Olympics swim meet in her memory, bringing swimmers from seven counties together for a day of friendly competition. Paul and Lois Carlson, parents of Kelly Jo, said the Area 11 memorial swim meet at Warren G. Harding High ...

Church plans Christmas extravaganza

OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS: Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2050 Oakdale NW, Warren, is hosting the annual Old-Fashioned Christmas Extravaganza 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Featured will be crafts, gifts, basket raffles and a bake sale. There are free coffee and cookies ...

Adoptions to be made ‘o-fishal’

ADOPTION MONTH: In recognition of National Adoption Month, Trumbull County Children Services in collaboration with Trumbull County Probate Court will celebrate National Adoption Day from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at the courthouse, 161 High St., Warren. This year’s theme is “O-Fish-ally ...

Operation Evergreen to help military

WARREN — Operation Evergreen Ohio Christmas Tree Overseas for military personnel is marking its 22nd year. Event organizers said the program was set up by the Ohio Christmas Tree Association to provide Christmas trees to those serving away from home during the holidays. Started in 1995, 29 ...

Agenda

• HOPE ACADEMY FOR AUTISM BOARD will meet 6 p.m. today at the school, 1628 Niles Road, Warren. • MCDONALD COUNCIL will meet 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at village municipal building. • NEWTON FALLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting 5 p.m. Wednesday in the board room located in ...

Mobile Meals sets traveling baskets expo

WARREN — Trumbull Mobile Meals has set up the traveling basket expo and will display more than 150 baskets this year as a fundraiser. Jean Schlecht, TMM board member and 2017 basket committee chairwoman, said TMM is lining up locations for their five-week traveling basket expo which kicks ...

Four Seasons Garden Club celebrating its 50th

CORTLAND — For the past 50 years, members of the Four Seasons Garden Club have not only spent time beautifying the city of Cortland but have expanded into other communities and other projects. Mary Lou Jarrett, club president, said the group has grown since its first organizational meeting ...

Awards night scheduled

Tribune Chronicle CORTLAND — The Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District’s 67th annual awards meeting and election of supervisors will be Friday at the Trumbull Agriculture and Family Education Center, 520 W. Main St., Cortland. The voting and reception will begin at 5 p.m. ...

Food drive set at Newton Falls High

SEEING EYE THROUGH NOV. 20: Newton Falls High School Career Based Intervention program will hold a canned-food drive through Nov. 20. The canned-food drive by the students is in cooperation with the Newton Falls Church Mouse. Cans will be collected in the students’ first-period classes. ...

Scouts take part in Jamboree

CANFIELD — Cub Scouts from Trumbull and Mahoning counties learned the latest on communicating through ham radios as part of the three-day 60th annual International Jamboree on the Air event held at Camp Stambaugh. George Meleski, one of the event organizers with the 20 / 9 Radio Club ...

Boys and Girls Clubs of Youngstown celebrates 47 years

Tribune Chronicle YOUNGSTOWN — The Boys and Girls Clubs of Youngstown will celebrate 47 years of investing in Youngstown’s youth with its fifth annual Gala at the Lake Club in Poland Nov. 3. The gala, “An Evening at the Biltmore,” will include dinner, club members sharing their ...