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Student entries sought for event

HOLOCAUST WRITING CONTEST: The Jewish Community Relations Council of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation is inviting students in grades 7-12 in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, and western Pennsylvania to enter its annual Holocaust writing, art and multimedia contest, a project ...

Bishop’s Appeal sets $4M goal

YOUNGSTOWN — Bishop David Bonnar of Youngstown is asking Catholics in the six-county diocese to join him this year by participating in the 2021 Annual Bishop’s Appeal. The diocesan goal for the 2021 appeal is $4 million. Bonnar is asking for support from diocesan households to help ...

Ending hunger goal as sisters join forces

YOUNGSTOWN — As they often do for social justice issues, the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown are collaborating with the Sisters of the Humility of Mary in Villa Maria, Pa., to combat hunger in our community. The initiative was inspired by a challenge from the Leadership Conference of Women ...

Religion news

IMPRISONED FOR CHRIST: The New Covenant Baptist Church, 1606 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown, will host the “Voices of the Martyrs” virtual free event 7:30 p.m. March 5 that will feature three speakers, Peter Jasek, Andrew Brunson and Dan Baumann. While sharing God’s love in Sudan, Turkey ...

Group passing out bagged fare

FOOD GIVEAWAY: A bagged food giveaway will be 9 to 11 a.m. today at Beulah Baptist Church, 570 Sherwood Ave., Youngstown. The giveaway is open to the public. FOOD GIVEAWAY: Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 4490 Norquest Blvd., Austintown, will host its food pantry giveaway 2 to 5 p.m. today at ...

Agenda

• LIBERTY TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 8:30 a.m. today via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89465909326, with meeting ID 89465909326 and passcode 343696. • MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will meet 10 a.m. today via teleconference at http:Zoom.us/join at 1-929-205-6099, with meeting ID ...

Agenda

• CANFIELD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will meet 7 p.m. today virtually, with the public able to listen by calling 1-415-655-0001 with access code 187-069-6255, • MAHONING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS will meet 9 a.m. today at the conference room at the administration building. • POLAND TOWNSHIP ...

Agenda

• GIRARD BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 4:30 p.m. today via teleconference by dialing in at 1-646-558-8656 and entering meeting ID 940-4815-8074. • MAHONING COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION will meet 1 p.m. today via GoToMeeting.com at https://global.gotomeeting/com/join/165076709 and dialing ...

Cupid’s arrow struck mail carrier

125 Years Ago, 1896 Taken directly from the Youngstown Vindicator: “Carrier Cossler secures a short vacation. Quietly married to Miss Jennie Ballantine. Surprised all his friends. The Post Office a very successful matrimonial bureau. “Cupid, the God of Love, has transferred his ...

Helping hands holding winter sale

MARCH EVENT: Helping Hands Closet at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, Canfield, is holding a March winter sale and offering most items for $2 (except orchid tickets (spring). For information, call 330-318-7952. DECORATION REMOVAL: Canfield requests that all ...