Area hit by second day
of chilly temperatures
Most area school districts are closed today with a few on a 2-hour delay as the Mahoning Valley for a second day in a row was hit by very cold winter temperatures and a wind chill advisory.
The National Weather Service in Cleveland issued the wind chill advisory through 11 a.m. today as temperatures are to be a high of 16 degrees, with wind-chill factors as low as 15 degrees below 0.
Those going outdoors are advised to dress warmly covering all exposed skin to prevent frostbite and hypothermia, according to the National Weather Service.
The NWS forecasts area temperatures in the lower 20s on Thursday and Friday.
Tuesday blaze causes
$80,000 in damages
CHAMPION - A fire caused an estimated $80,000 in damage to a structure and contents of 145 Glendola Ave., firefighters said.
Champion, Warren Township, Southington and Bazetta departments responded to the fire at the home of Larry and Patty Davis about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Lt. Matt Balut reported that the room where the fire started had severe damage, while the rest of the home suffered heat damage.
The fire was extinguished by 5:26 p.m. It is under investigation but does not appear suspicious, according to Balut. There were no injuries reported.
Ice fishing tournament
postponed for safety
BAZETTA - The Mosquito Creek Reservoir ice fishing tournament set for Sunday has been postponed to Feb. 10 for safety precautions. Time and rules will stay the same, according to David Hoheisel, tournament director.
to meet on levies
VIENNA -Township trustees have called a special meeting for 6:30 p.m. today at the township hall to discuss placing the renewal of a police levy on the ballot.
Clients' work to be showcased at art event
WARREN - Valley Counseling Services, along with Valley Community Mental Health Foundation, will host its third annual client art show and reception from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Trumbull Art Gallery in Warren.
The event, which is free, will feature artwork in various media created by those dealing with mental illness. Refreshments will be served.
The exhibit will remain on display through Feb. 1.
Nominations sought for Community Stars
Nominations are being sought for the Tribune Chronicle Community Star program.
Now in its 12th year, the program celebrates the volunteers who have had a significant influence on Trumbull County, be it through tireless hours of service, random acts of kindness or a single moment of courage.
The 10 people chosen will be recognized in a special section published in the newspaper, and treated to a banquet open to the community at W.D. Packard Music Hall on March 19.
Nominations are due by Feb. 1. They can be emailed to Sue Shafer at email@example.com or submitted through the Virtual Newsroom on tribtoday.com. They can also be hand-delivered or mailed to Sue Shafer c/o Tribune Chronicle, 240 Franklin St. S.E., Warren, OH 44483.