METRO DIGEST || Mill to reopen April 7


Lanterman's Mill will reopen for the season April 7, with weekend hours only, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Regular season hours -10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, and closed Mondays, resume in May.

Band going to WDW


One hundred members of the Niles McKinley High School Marching Band are heading to Walt Disney World to perform in a parade at Disney’s Magic Kingdom. On Monday, band members will board buses, which will depart the high Sshool at 5:30 p.m. for Orlando, Fla. The band is scheduled to march in the Magic Kingdom Parade on Thursday.

Miracle Network


Throughout April, the eight Ace Hardware locations in Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana and Mercer counties will conduct their Change Round-Up campaign to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

When checking out, customers will be asked to round up their purchase to the nearest dollar and donate their change. Proceeds from the campaign will benefit Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, the local Children’s Miracle Network hospital. Locally, Ace Hardware locations raised more than $15,000 since 2009. Ace Hardware has been a proud partner of Children’s Miracle Network since 1991.

Shelter fundraiser


A Time to Dance, 38 Youngstown-Warren Road, is celebrating women with workshops, mimosas and more. The Saturday event, called Women in Motion, will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the studio. Tickets are $25 per woman for the whole day.

A portion of the proceeds will help fund Sojourner House domestic-violence shelter. The keynote speaker is Dena DeLuco. Other workshops will include a guided wine-tasting, self-development, yoga, meditation, Zumba and more. For the full schedule, visit or the Women in Motion Facebook event. To purchase tickets in advance, visit, or pay at the door. Basket raffle and 50/50 raffle tickets will be on sale throughout the day.

2 indicted in death


The U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force in Youngstown arrested two men Thursday who were indicted by a Mahoning County grand jury in the shooting death of Brandon Wareham, 18, earlier this month.

Charged with aggravated murder, Daniel Sullivan and Michael Sherman, both 18, were booked into the Mahoning County jail pending a court appearance.

Wareham died of his injuries after being shot while sitting in his car in the 100 block of Rhoda Avenue on the city’s West Side, according to police reports.

Hunger discussion


Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership and Healthy Communities Partnership are announcing a Community Food Security Discussion with the author of “Big Hunger,” Andrew Fisher, at the Raymond J. Wean Foundation’s Western Reserve Conference Room, 147 W. Market St., from 1 to 4 p.m. next Friday. Groups will then discuss how it relates to the Mahoning Valley and the efforts to eradicate hunger and improve health outcomes for area residents.

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