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Local girl wins state pageant division


Amarah Strosnider-Parker recently won the junior teen division of the Ohio Miss Amazing Pageant. The pageant is for women and girls with disabilities. Strosnider-Parker has high-functioning autism. She sang “Titanium” by David Guetta featuring Sia and she will be singing in the Austintown Fourth of July parade on the Westside Tire & Service float. Strosnider-Parker will go to the national Miss Amazing Pageant in August. To help pay for the trip, she and her family will host a car wash from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and July 14 at the Giant Eagle in Poland. Donations can be made online at or mail a check to Miss Amazing Inc., 1109 Parc Drive, Papillion NE 68046. Be sure to put “Amarah” in the memo section.

Class to meet for lunch at Thano's


The Sacred Heart School Class of 1959 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. June 14 at Thano’s Family Restaurant, 6620 Tippecanoe Road. For directions, call the restaurant at 330-702-0300. Guests and other classmates who attended Sacred Heart are welcome.

Exhibit to take place Friday


The Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County and the Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership, through a grant from the Ohio Arts Council, will host a 2-day only art exhibit from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday and from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. The exhibit will take place at 232 Vine Ave NE.

Animal rescue to host open house


"Fun in the Sun with a Bun" will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Old School Marketplace, 11836 South Ave., building E in the basement. The event is sponsored by Bunnies in Baskets, an F5RS, a 501(c)(3) rescue and sanctuary. Bunny nail clipping and grooming available. For information, visit

West Side Cats needs volunteers


West Side Cats, a nonprofit, non-kill cat rescue, is looking for volunteers to help care for rescue cats and kittens.

Any amount of hours available will be acceptable. Also needed are foster volunteers. For information, call Marie at 330-519-5002.

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