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Poland bridge to undergo renovation

POLAND — Two bids to begin restoring the 63-year-old Mauthe Bridge in Poland Municipal Forest were submitted to the forest board and village of Poland. The board met at Village Hall last week to review the bids, with the lowest bid coming from Murphy Construction at $86,500. Restoration ...

Canfield Fair 4-H Royal Court announced

CANFIELD — The following teens were named members of the Canfield Fair 4-H Royal Court for 2019: • Karlee Banks, 18, is a freshman at Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute, where she is studying livestock production and management beef specialization. She lives in North ...

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FOUNDATION RUN / WALK: The Rose Mary Flanagan Ovarian Cancer Foundation’s second annual 5K Run and Walk and 1-Mile Fun Walk will be Saturday at the Boardman Park Masters Pavillion, Boardman. Registration and check-in is 7:30 a.m., with a Survivor Acknowledgement at 8:40 a.m., followed by the ...

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ANSWER TO CANCER: The Answer to Cancer Golf Outing, in memory of Irene Nock, Joe Pollock and Tom Grischow, is set for 8 a.m. Sept. 7 at Bedford Trails Golf course, 713 Bedford Road, Lowellville. Proceeds will benefit the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center. For cost and information, ...

Agenda

• POLAND VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at town hall, 308 South Main Street. • HUBBARD COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the municipal building with caucus 6:30 p.m. • CORTLAND COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the municipal building. • LORDSTOWN COUNCIL will meet 6 ...

Youth spend summer in Africa

WARREN —Throughout the summer, area youth learned about Africa, particularly Ghana, as part of Inspiring Minds’ youth-learning program. Several recent graduates of Warren G. Harding High School, who did research on Ghana, had the opportunity to see first-hand the country they learned ...

Sharing history of Scouting

YOUNGSTOWN — After Boy Scouting started in England in 1908 by Lt. Gen. Lord Robert Baden-Powell, it expanded over the past century to include a variety of activities and program for boys and now, girls. Local scout leaders Bill Moss and Fritz Coombs shared “The Scouting Movement: How ...

Family network meeting Monday

ALZHEIMER SUPPORT: The Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet 1:30 p.m. Monday at Easter Seals Adult Day Center, 299 Edwards St., Youngstown, and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Emmanuel Lutheran Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave., Salem. For more information, call ...

Canfield Fair: 4-H program inspires ‘Kids to do’

CANFIELD — Kristen Eisenhauer’s job is to motivate children to work on self-determined projects. And George Roman, Canfield Fair director of concessions and grandstand entertainment, couldn’t be happier — he said he likes to see a lot of children at the fair. “The first-day ...

History column: McKinley was first president to appoint Catholics

Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series marking the 120th anniversary of Niles native William McKinley’s U.S. presidency. President Donald Trump visited with Pope Francis at the Vatican within the first five months off his presidency. This meeting between the leaders of the free ...