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Seeing Eye: Winter Botany Walk set in Poland

A WINTER BOTANY WALK: The Friends of Poland Forest is hosting a Winter Botany Walk 10 a.m. Saturday at the College Street entrance to the forest to learn winter identification of plants, trees and shrubs with naturalist Kyle Filicky. The leisurely walk will take approximately two hours. For ...

Seeing Eye: Charity brunch, fashion show set in Canfield

MEDICAL SOCIETY HOSTS EVENT: The 16th annual Mahoning County Medical Society Alliance charity brunch and fashion show to benefit the Midlothian Free Clinic and the Canine Campus Service Dog Program will be Feb. 21 at Waypoint 4180 Banquet Center, 4180 Westford Place, Canfield. The Southern ...

Agenda

•MAHONING COUNTY CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU Advisory Board will meet 3 p.m. today at Waypoint 4180, Canfield. • YOUNGSTOWN CITY COUNCIL Buildings and Grounds Committee will meet 4 p.m. today at the caucus room at city hall for code enforcement renovation and construction. The Parks ...

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• POLAND TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. Wednesday at the township government center. • COITSVILLE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at township hall. Special meetings will include a work study at 9:30 a.m. and meeting 11:30 a.m. to meet with an Ohio Department of ...

Seeing Eye: WWII presentation set in Canfield

HISTORIAN TO SPEAK: Local historian David Frank will speak on the Remagen Bridge when he addresses the World War II Heritage Group on Feb. 17 at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St., Canfield. The talk will be preceded by a buffet dinner costing $14 per person at 6:15 p.m., with reservations due ...

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•CANFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the township hall. •CRAIG BEACH VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the municipal building. •ELLSWORTH TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday at township hall. •MILTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a ...

Seeing Eye

MVHS FUNDRAISER: The Mahoning Valley Historical Society will host the eighth annual cookie table and cocktails fundraiser 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 29 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Basilica social hall, 343 Via Mt. Carmel Way, Youngstown. The event helps support programming and exhibits at the Tyler ...

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• MAHONING COUNTY SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT will meet 9 a.m. Monday at the district offices, 50 Westchester Drive, Austintown. • YOUNGSTOWN CITY COUNCIL Community Planning and Economic Development Committee will meet 4 p.m. Monday at the city hall caucus room. • MAHONING COUNTY ...

This week in history

125 years ago, 1895 Three men were injured when a boiler exploded at the Peter Deibel Sons’ Butcher Shop on West Federal Street. Immediately after the burst, an alarm was sent to the fire department, which arrived to find the men scalded and the boiler in pieces. Al Apple, a butcher at the ...

Religion news and notes

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Beulah Baptist Church, 570 Sherwood Ave., Youngstown, will hold Black History programs 3:30 p.m. every Sunday in February. The theme is “Where Do We Go From Here in the Year 2020.” On Sunday, the Rev. G. Black will speak on monuments and sculptures of famous ...