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• AUSTINTOWN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 6 p.m. Monday at the township administration building. • BOARDMAN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES have scheduled a special meeting 5:30 p.m. Monday at the fire station to adjourn into executive session to discuss personnel. The regular meeting will be held 4 ...

‘Miles of Smiles’ surround entries in annual show

CANFIELD — The Garden Forum of the Greater Youngstown Area, Inc. held its annual flower show at the Canfield Fairgrounds. This year’s theme was “Miles of Smiles.” There were 123 participants Sept. 3 showing a total of 1,204 entries. Best of Show winners included: • Dave Peterson ...

Safety vehicle display set Saturday for mall

BOARDMAN TO HAVE COMMUNITY DAY: Boardman Township trustees have joined with the Southern Park Mall for the annual community day 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the mall parking area in front of the food court entrance. The event will include the demolition of the Sears building. The public will ...

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• MILL CREEK METROPARKS BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS will meet 10 a.m. today at the MetroParks Farm Classroom A in Canfield. • TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS will meet 2 p.m. today at the offices in Warren to discuss the general election and security.

Water quality affects farms

I have been thinking of writing about water quality all summer, and today is the day. I don’t claim to have the solution to the algal blooms in Lake Erie, but I would like to share a perspective that the mainstream media seems to miss. I had reason to travel the turnpike from Warren to ...

Firefighters host youth fundraiser

PURSE BINGO: The Youngstown City Firefighters IAFF Local 312 Union is hosting a purse bingo fundraiser for the City of Youngstown Youth beginning 5 p.m. Friday at the Embassy, 5030 Youngstown Poland Road. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door, and includes 25 bingo cards and a ...

Seeing Eye

PATRIOT DAY: Austintown Quaker Steak and Lube, 5800 Patriot Blvd., will hold the 13th annual Patriot Day 6 p.m. Thursday. Area military personnel and veterans will be recognized during a tribute ceremony. Military members in uniform or with valid identification will receive 20 percent off their ...

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• CANFIELD CITY COUNCIL will meet 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at city hall. • CAMPBELL CITY COUNCIL will meet 7:30 p.m. Wednesday with caucus at 6:30 p.m. at the city building. • TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS will meet 9:30 a.m. today at the board offices in Warren. • WARREN ...

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• MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will hold staff meetings 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the county administration building in Youngstown. The board meeting is 10 a.m. Thursday in the commissioners hearing room at the county courthouse. • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special ...

Men’s club hosts 55th crop show

YOUNGSTOWN — Local gardener Norman Cappitte's tomato weighed in at more than 3 pounds at the annual horticulture show held recently at Fellows Riverside Gardens. Another gourd on display measured a whopping 8 feet long. The Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown sponsored the 55th annual event ...