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Recycling drive


An electronics recycling drive will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Covelli Centre. Computers, monitors, TVs, stereos, cellphones, telephones, cameras, desktop computers, fax machines, printers, DVD players and VCRs will be accepted free of charge. The drive is sponsored by Green Youngstown. For information, call 330-744-7526.

Auction planned


Weathersfield School District will have its old shop equipment auctioned by Paranzino Brothers Auctioneers at its auction house, 11505 South Ave., North Lima, at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

An auction of everything left at Seaborn Elementary, mostly kitchen equipment, also will be by Paranzino Brothers at 10 a.m. June 3 at the school, 3800 Niles-Carver Road.

Listening ears


The staff of U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, a Republican from Ohio, will meet with constituents in the Mahoning Valley next week.

Between noon and 1 p.m. Wednesday, a staff member will be at the Boardman library branch’s meeting room, 7680 Glenwood Ave.

Between noon and 1 p.m. Thursday, a staff member will be at the Trumbull County commissioners’ office, 160 High St. NW in Warren.

The staff member will listen to the concerns and opinions of constituents about various issues, and then the staff member will provide that information to Portman. No appointments are necessary.

Lifeguard classes


Lifeguard classes will be offered at the Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, from 5 to 9 p.m. May 28 to 30 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 1. Cost is $200. For information, contact Bobbi Johnson at 330-746-3251, ext. 112, or go to

Boil advisory


Due to a service line break, a precautionary boil-water advisory has been issued in Vienna Township until further notice.

During this advisory, customers are urged to boil all tap water used for drinking and ingestion for 3 minutes to 5 minutes.

These streets are affected: Niles Vienna Road between Warren-Sharon Road and south to 692 Niles Vienna Road.

Contact the Trumbull County Sanitary Engineer’s office at 330-675-2775 for further information.

Memorial service


The annual memorial service for lawyers who have died within the past year will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Mahoning County Domestic Relations Court on the fourth floor of the county courthouse. Attorneys being memorialized include: Kimberly A. Kohli, Daniel P. Osman, Thomas L. Corroto Jr. and Leonard A. “Bud” Olson. The memorial address will be given by Judge Theresa Dellick of the county’s juvenile court. The event is sponsored by the Mahoning County Bar Association.

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