TCHS, museum seek photos for exhibit

TCHS, museum seek photos for exhibit


The Trumbull County Historical Society and the Sutliff Museum are seeking historic photographs of the city to include in “Warren: Then and Now,” a joint exhibit that will open this fall during Warren Homecoming weekend. The exhibit is part of a larger grant that the two organizations received through The Raymond John Wean Foundation’s Neighborhood SUCCESS program and will open in the Shortcut Gallery downtown. The exhibit will pair 25 historic photographs of Warren with a photograph of that view today. All of the photographs will be chosen through resident submissions. An internal review committee will then select the top 25 for inclusion in the exhibit. To submit a photo, email the photograph, the date of the photograph (if known) and a one-sentence description to The deadline to submit is Friday Aug. 24.

Austintown to host band night Monday


The Austintown Fitch Marching Band will host its 47th annual Band Night at 7 p.m. Monday at Greenwood Chevrolet Falcon Stadium. Visiting high school bands will include Canfield, Girard, Lisbon, McDonald and Springfield. The Fitch band will play a march medley that includes “Over There” and “It’s A Long Way to Tipperary” in honor of the 100-year anniversary of the conclusion of World War I.

In addition, the Fitch band will play “Mars” and “Jupiter” from the Planets Series by Gustav Holst and “Free Ride” by the Edgar Winter Group. The drumline also will be featured as they play “Smokestack” by Cassidy Byars. The night will conclude with “The Stars and Stripes Forever” by John Philip Sousa.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens.

JCC to offer self-defense class


Participants are invited to the Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday to learn self-defense from Kukkiwon-certified fourth degree black belt master Tom Ritchie. He will teach assertiveness, verbal confrontation skills, safety strategies and physical techniques that enable someone to successfully escape, resist and survive violent attacks. This class, which is free, will focus on learning to defend against wrist grabs, punches, kicks, knives and guns. Register online at or contact the bursar’s office at 330-746-3250, ext. 195.

Tavern to re-open


The Kinsman Tavern at the Peter Allen Inn, 8581 Williamsfield-Kinsman Road, will celebrate its Grand Re-Opening at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14. There will be complimentary hors d’oeuvres, drink specials and John Reese will entertain. For information, call 330-355-2100.

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