Area news in brief for Feb. 2 – The-review

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MARLINGTON MEETING Marlington Local Schools Board of Education plans a virtual regular meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday. During the meeting, the board says it will recess into executive sessions for the purpose of discussing the appointment, employment, dismissal and compensation of a public employee. The meeting will be live-streamed on the Marlington Technology Departments YouTube channel.

TRAVELING PANTRY Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley will collaborate with the Village of Sebring, Sebring Local School District and the Ohio National Guard to host a Traveling Food Pantry beginning at 10 a.m. Friday at B.L. Miller Elementary School, 506 W. Virginia Ave. Food will be distributed in front of the school to residents of Sebring and Beloit villages and Smith Township. Recipients will receive food in the trunk of their car, which should be clear of all other belongings. Windows of the vehicle should be rolled up. Recipients should not exit their vehicles for any reason. The Traveling Food Pantry is designed to address the surge in need for food assistance due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

VIETNAM VETERANS Alliance Chapter #157 of the Vietnam Veterans Association will meet at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at 880 S. Union Ave. The group will discuss the dedication process for the Vietnam Era Veterans' Monument.

SOUP SALE Mile Branch Grange plans its monthly drive-thru soup sale from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 11. Cost is $7 per quart.This months soups will be broccoli cheese and vegetable beef. Soup will be packaged and delivered directly to your car ready to heat when you get home. Mile Branch Grange is at 495 Knox School Road. Call 330-821-8023 to reserve soup. Leave your name, phone number, type of soup and number of quarts requested. Soup must be preordered by noon Feb. 10.

LIBRARY PROBLEM Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County encountered a glitch in the Library's Sierra circulation software, there was an auto-renew problem with any materials due Jan. 29. Also, no courtesy notices were sent out for items due Jan. 29. This is the only date affected by the issue. Patrons who have materials that were due Jan. 29 should either renew through their online library account atLibraryVisit.orgor call 330-744-8636 and talk with a staff member.

FACULTY LECTURE Robert Woodward,associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of MountUnion,will present the Faculty Lectureat 7 p.m. Feb. 8. The lecture will be available via livestream will present The (Microscopic) Enemy Among Us: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and Humanitys Response."He will discuss the emergence of antibiotic resistance in bacteria and how humanity is responding using novel approaches in the laboratory, health care facilities and antibiotic marketplace.Woodward received his bachelor of arts in chemistry, a bachelor of science in biology, and a doctorate in philosophy in synthetic organic chemistry, all fromThe OhioState University.He has been a member of the Mount Union faculty since 2012. Established in 1959, the Faculty Lecture features a member of the Mount Union faculty. This annual event affords the chosen faculty member an opportunity to give a special lecture relating to interesting or important developments in the individuals own field or exploring matters of general concern to the faculty.For more information, call Mount Unions Office of Marketing at 330-823-6063.

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