Badger teachers to voteon three-year contract
KINSMAN -- Teachers belonging to the Badger Education Association will vote Monday at 4 p.m. on a tentative three-year contract with the board of education.
The vote will be taken at Kinsman Community Center.
The board is scheduled to vote on it Tuesday.
The tentative agreement, reached early Saturday, was hammered out in a nine-hour negotiating session between the 74-member union and the board.
Federal mediator Thomas Putnam sat in on the talks.
The union negotiating committee is recommending that the teachers ratify the agreement, said Tina Klingensmith, BEA president.
Details of the agreement are being kept private pending ratification.
The previous contract expired Friday and the union had threatened to strike if no new agreement was reached by Sept. 5.
Al Roker to speakat lecture series
WARREN -- Al Roker is coming to town as part of Trumbull Town Hall's 24th annual celebrity lecture series.
Roker, of NBC's "Today Show", will be the first guest lecturer of the series, at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 19 in W.D. Packard Music Hall, Mahoning Avenue.
A patron's breakfast will be at 9 a.m. Lunch at Avalon Inn will follow the lecture, and a fashion show will be presented by J'eriels of Sharon, Pa.
Reservations are required for the lunch and fashion show, which costs $12.
For more information, call the YWCA of Warren at (330) 373-1010.
Season tickets for the lecture series cost $50. Single tickets are $25 and can be ordered by calling the YWCA. Group and student tickets are available.
Parade street closing
SHARON, Pa. -- A portion of East State Street, from Hermitage Town Plaza to Buhl Boulevard and all of Buhl Boulevard, will be closed to traffic Monday morning for the annual Buhl Day Parade.
The parade is expected to last about an hour.
Falls' band nightis set for Saturday
NEWTON FALLS -- The high school's annual band night is Saturday at the stadium at 907 Milton Blvd. (state Route 534).
The action begins at 7 p.m. featuring marching bands from Lowellville, Chalker, Berlin Western Reserve, Garfield and Waterloo high schools, as well as the host band.
Admission is $4 in advance and $5 at the gate for adults and $2 for students and senior citizens.
Advance tickets are available from Newton Falls band members or by calling Randy Clark at (330) 824-9103.
WARREN -- Northeast Ohio Adoption Services is offering free classes for prospective foster and adoptive parents, single people or couples age 21 or older, beginning Tuesday at its Warren office, 5000 E. Market St.
Call (880) 686-6627 for information and to register.