Neighborhood News

Salem Schools honor rolls

Salem High School All As Seniors: Joshua Andrews, Olivia Bachmeier, Chase Brewer, Sidney Cushman, Bethany Dotson, Olivia Dotson, Jon Gerace, Nathan Guest, Kasey Jamison, Clara Janofa, Kobe Leininger, Leah Menegos, Emma Minamyer, Ashtyn Morris, Ayla Mroczkowski, Emily Null, Brooke Parfaite, ...

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sUN/19 COLUMBIANA Fundraiser for Crestview Schools music programs featuring “Carson & Jarred” piano duo. 3 p.m., school’s Performing Arts Center. $15 per ticket. May be purchased in advance from bands parents and students and will be available at the door. NEW ...

ACROSS OUR CLASSROOMS

Local students among University of Akron graduates AKRON — Area students were among the Fall 2016 University of Akron graduates: ALLIANCE: Krysten Buch, bachelor’s of arts in education in AYA-integrated language arts; Jay Flowers, bachelor’s of arts in family development; ...

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Talbert earns top singing award in state

Crestview High School junior Landon Talbert competed at the OMEA (Ohio Music Education Association) Solo and Ensemble Competition Jan. 14 at Canton GlenOak High School. Talbert sang a "The Vagabond" by Vaughan Williams. He earned a "Superior" in a Class A category — the highest honor awarded ...

East Palestine Schools honor rolls

East Palestine High School All As Freshmen: Bailey Davis, Olivia Figley, Matthew Garcia, Schaelee Guy, Brianna Horvath, Kenzee Johnston, Julianne Jones, Jade McBride, Caitlyn McTrustry, Bret Miller, Caitlin Mohney, Joshua Mohney, Kendra Pasco, Cole Rutledge. All As Sophomores: Delaney ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS EVENTS, ACTIVITIES AND MORE…

Aut Mori Grotto to host breakfast YOUNGSTOWN—Aut Mori Grotto, 563 North Belle Vista Ave., will host their monthly Pancake Breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 25. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children under 10 and free for children under 3. The menu consists of all you can eat pancakes ...

SRMC to host Red Cross blood drive

SALEM—According to the American Red Cross, every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. Unfortunately, extreme weather and seasonal illnesses often reduce donor turnout at blood drives during the winter months, making it difficult to collect enough blood to meet patient needs. To ...

Music Study Club to meet

SALEM— The Salem Music Study Club will hold its first meeting of the year at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 in the educational building beside the Emmanuel Lutheran Church. There will be a brief meeting and then a program scheduled by Brenda Bradley and a friend. Guests and members are welcome along with new ...

The Western Reserve Rangers 4-H Club 2017 officers include, from left, sitting, Abby Schors, vice president; Isabel Schors, secretary; Olivia Reph, vice president; William Reph, president; Olivia Haid, secretary; Collin Meehan, treasurer; standing, Natalia Kresic, health and safety advisor; Richie Hedrick, treasurer; Autumn Reed, health and safety leader; and Emma Reph, Camille Kirk, Thomas Collier and Brandon Quear, recreation leaders. (Submitted photo)

WR Rangers mark 50 years, install officers

BERLIN CENTER—The Western Reserve Rangers 4-H Club is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary this year. Officers for 2017 include William Reph, president; Abby Schors and Olivia Reph, vice presidents; Olivia Haid and Isabel Schors, secretaries; Richie Hedrick and Collin Meehan, treasurers; Emma ...

The Mahoning County Medical Society Alliance is hosting its 13th annual champagne brunch and fashion show on March 3 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center, 7440 South Ave., Boardman. Arrangements are being handled by committee members, first row, from left, Katie Altenhof, Cassi Calderon, Diana McDonald, co-chairman; second row, Elizabeth Roller, Carol Sankovic, Susan Yarab and Tammy Engle. Not pictured is Paula Jakubek, co-chairperson. (Submitted photo)

Medical Society Alliance to host brunch

BOARDMAN — The Mahoning County Medical Society Alliance is hosting its 13th annual champagne brunch and fashion show on March 3 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center, 7440 South Ave., Boardman. All proceeds benefit the Rape Crisis and Counseling Center. The event begins with a social and raffle ...

Pictured above left are part of last year’s delegation at their midterm picnic as part of an international exchange program  offered by the County OSU Extension, 4-H. From left, Karalyn Burcaw of North Benton, Shiori Mamada, Moe Yamaguchi with Rebecca Huth of Atwater and Rion Sako with Rebecca Smit of Columbiana. (Submitted photo)

Host families needed for 4-H international exchange program

Families in Mahoning, Columbiana, Portage and Trumbull counties will have the opportunity to welcome a young person from Japan into their home for one month this year as part of an international exchange program being offered by the County OSU Extension, 4-H. Last year, six youth and one ...

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United Local shares third in Academic Challenge

There were four teams that tied for third place in the 2017 Academic Challenge. United Local shared third place: from left, Evan Gamble, Olivia Rieck, Jacob Ingledue, Kylie Youst, Scott King and Cade Berg.

Salem Real Life Assembly of God sponsoring Banquet in Salem

The Banquet in Salem will be held from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building, 785 E.State St. The meal is being sponsored by the Salem Real Life Assembly of God. The menu will include chicken noodle soup, ham, cheesy potatoes, applesauce, fresh veggies and fruit, ice cream sundaes. To ...

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Columbiana shares third place in Academic Challenge

Columbiana shared third place during the recent Columbiana County Academic Challenge. From left, Richard Ulam, Lucas Duncan, Darius Surgenavic, Seth Birch, Emily DuBois, Matt Downey, Taylor Gooch and Marshall Hatch.

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sat/18 ALLIANCE Bingo, 6:25 p.m., Disabled American Veterans #50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors open at 5 p.m. COLUMBIANA Disney’s “Beauty and The Beast,” 2 and 8 p.m., Main Street Theater, 5 N. Main St.; tickets at crowntheaterproductions.org or ...

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Columbiana County Academic Challenge top finishers

Columbiana County Academic Challenge top finishers The 39th Columbiana County Academic Challenge was hosted recently by Crestview High School and the Columbiana County Educational Service Center. Nine schools competed, with four tying for third place. Lisbon was the winner of the event and ...

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East Palestine is second in Academic Challenge

East Palestine took second place in the recent Columbiana County Academic Challenge: from left, coach Dr. Lisa Bircher, Amy Carson, Kyle Zimmerman, Zach Hilliard and Glendon Dowd.

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Salem shares third in Academic Challenge

Salem shared third place during the recent Columbiana County Academic Challenge. From left, Josh Andrews, Grace Shockey, Jackson Corbisello, Rylie Zeigler, Zach Tungate, Olivia Dotson and Ben Musser. Salem also won the alphabet rounds competition. Alphabet rounds are two 25-question written ...

Beef tips and noodles dinner offered in North Lima

NORTH LIMA — A beef tips and noodles dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Good Hope Lutheran Church, 12030 Market St. Cost is $10 for adults and $6 for children. Carryouts are available. For more information call 330-549-2406.