METRO DIGEST || Free weather spotter training

Skywarn training


Mahoning County Skywarn, a volunteer organization of weather spotters, will host a free training session for the public on how to recognize approaching storms and tornadoes at 6 p.m. March 20 in Fitch High School auditorium. Gary Garnet, warning coordinator meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Cleveland, will be the instructor. Sign-in begins at 5:30 p.m. Austintown schools’ new Falcon Mobile Medical Unit will be there from 5 to 6 p.m. The 39-foot vehicle contains two fully equipped medical examination rooms and reception area. It was purchased with a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

St. Pat’s aid


Friday is the deadline for financial-aid applications for 2013-14 at St. Patrick School. Forms must be turned in at the school. Call 330-534-2509 for more forms.

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