Neighborhood News

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MON/18 BEAVER TOWNSHIP South Range school board, 7 p.m., K-12 campus auditorium. COLUMBIANA TOPS 720 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) support group, Presbyterian Church; weigh-ins 9-9:35 a.m.; 330-482-5946. DAMASCUS The Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter, Damascus Support ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Damascus Ruritans learn about Salem non-profit DAMASCUS— The Damascus Ruritan Club met recently, with 15 members and three guests, in the Fellowship Hall of the Damascus United Methodist Church. Members and guests enjoyed a meal prepared and served by the Ladies of the Church. Song Leader ...

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SUN/17 LEETONIA Leetonia American Legion Posy 131, St. Patrick’s Day breakfast buffet complete with green eggs and ham, $5, 8-11 a.m. Open to the public. LISBON Lions Club bingo, 6 p.m., Industrial Park, doors open at 4 p.m. NEW WATERFORD Breakfast Sunday, 8 a.m.-noon, New ...

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SAT/16 ALLIANCE Bingo, 6:25 p.m., Disabled American Veterans #50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors open 5 p.m. BELOIT Damascus Ruritan Club Annual Swiss Steak Dinner, 4:30-7 p.m., West Branch High School Cafeteria; Adults, $10 pre-sale, $11 at the door; carryouts available; donations go to ...

Church Happenings

DAMASCUS — Damascus United Methodist Church and Middle Sandy Presbyterian Church will host a monthly community breakfast from 7 to 10:30 a.m. today at the Damascus Church, 300 Valley Road. The breakfast features all-you-can-eat, made-to-order pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon, toast, juice and ...

Annual plants topic at Salem Library

SALEM— Amanda Tkacik, owner of L&M Greenhouse in Columbiana, will present and educational and fun session exploring and detailing various annual plants at 6:30 p.m. March 27 in the Salem Public Library Quaker Room. She will talk about the colors and assortments available in annual flower ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Salem parks sets special meeting Wednesday SALEM— The Salem Parks & Recreation Department will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m., Wednesday in the parks office, 2222 Oak St., to propose new wage, hours and job description for the recreation supervisor position and discuss the grant ...

Celtic music, dance featured in Minerva

MINERVA—The music of Ireland and Scotland, as well as Irish step dancing, return to the Roxy Theatre stage in Minerva at 7 p.m. March 23 The Minerva Area Chamber of Commerce will offer its seventh annual Evening of Celtic Music and Dance, featuring tunes from traditional to contemporary ...

Incredible Kid Day set March 21

Nationwide Camp Fire is asking adults to tell kids and teens in their lives how incredible they are on March 21. Camp Fire founded Absolutely Incredible Kid Day in 1997 to activate millions of adults across the U.S. to write/tell a young person in their life what makes them incredible. Adults ...

On the calendar this week

FRI/15 ALLIANCE HealthTalk, Essential Oils and Health Care, noon, Aultman Alliance Community Hospital, 200 E. State St.; reservations required, 330-754-4508 or aultman.org. LEETONIA St. Patrick Catholic Church pierogi sale, 1-3 p.m., $6 per dozen; for types and orders call Suzanne Tobuck ...

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Program on coffee production set at Salem Library SALEM—Ben Ratner of Lib’s Market in Salem will present the program “Coffee” at 6:30 p.m. March 25 in the Quaker Room of Salem Public Library. He will discuss the process of bringing delicious coffee to our cups from planting and ...

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THU/14 COLUMBIANA Oasis Food Ministry food distribution, 4-6 p.m., First Christian Church, 39 Cherry St. Anyone 60 or older may come from 10-11 a.m. on March 28 Standing Together meeting for single moms, 6:30 p.m., Way Station. Growing Together group, 6:15-8 p.m., Upper Room Fellowship; ...

USO director speaks at military officers meeting

The Executive Director of the USO of Northern Ohio (USONO), Bruce Bille, a Howland resident, was the guest speaker at a recent luncheon meeting of the Mahoning and Shenango Valleys Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MSVC-MOAA) held at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station ...

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“Desert Adaptations” featured at Salem Library SALEM — The Salem Public Library will present the program “Desert Adaptations: Live from the World’s Largest Indoor Desert” at 6:30 p.m. March 28 in the Quaker Room. The presentation, provided by Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and ...

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WED/13 BEAVER TOWNSHIP South Range school board, special executive session, 7 p.m., board of education office; review teacher negotiation options. COLUMBIANA Crestview Board of Education, special meeting, 5 p.m.; review management goals and line item budget for 2020 fiscal year. High school ...

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Midwest Scale Train Show set at Salem Centerplex SALEM—The 27th Midwest Scale Train Show will be held March 21 through 23 at the Salem Centerplex, 1098 N. Ellsworth Ave. Show times include 1 to 7 p.m. March 22 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 23. The event will include vendors, manufacturers, ...

Appalachian foundation awards $5,000 grant

NELSONVILLE — Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) has awarded a grant to Personal and Family Counseling Services in Carroll County to support Youth-Led Prevention. The organization will receive $5,000 over two years, training and technical assistance for adult facilitators of youth-led ...

Salem’s talent

Winners of the recent Salem’s Got Talent fundraiser at the Salem Memorial Building include Juli Spence, left ,who won the People’s Choice Award, and Jill Pieren, who won the Judge’s Choice Award. The evening also featured other singing and dancing acts and a dinner before the show. The ...

On the calendar this week

TUE/12 ALLIANCE HealthTalk, ABCs of Medicare, 6 p.m., Aultman Alliance Community Hospital, 200 E. State St.; reservations required, 330-754-4508 or aultman.org. GREENFORD Legos and Stories, 4 p.m., Greenford Library; for the whole family; build with Legos, listen to stories and ...

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Swiss steak dinner offered in Damascus DAMASCUS—The Damascus Ruritan Club will host its 54th Annual Swiss Steak Dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday in the West Branch High School Cafeteria. Cost is $10 presale for adults, $11 at the door. Carryouts will be available. Proceeds will be used ...