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SUN/23 EAST LIVERPOOL Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center, open 1-5 p.m. NEW WATERFORD Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, New Waterford Eagles Club. SALEM Backpack giveaway, 1-4 p.m., while supplies last, TCC, Verizon Wireless retailer, 2870 E. State St.; one backpack per child and the child ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS EVENTS, ACTIVITIES AND MORE…

Oesch Family reunion set Aug. 12 COLUMBIANA — The 126th Oesch family reunion, 50/50 drawing and auction will be held from 5 to 10 p.m Aug. 12 at Firestone Park, pavilion four. A buffet meal will be served at 6 p.m. Family members are asked to bring a coverdish and table service. Coffee and ...

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Salem Quota Club providing teddy bears for police departments

Members of Quota International of Salem are participating in the “Badges and Bears” program. Teddy bears will be distributed to Salem Township Constable Dan Valentine, Perry Township Police Chief Mike Emigh and to the Perry Township Volunteer Fire Department to be given to children in ...

Western Reserve Rangers 4-H Club hosted its annual airplane race. Pictured are winners, first row, from left, Olivia Reph, Isabel Schors, Camille Kirk, Emma Reph, Evelyn Collier, Cooper Selley; second row, William Reph, Abby Schors, Tiffany Voland, Bailey Hornberger, Sawyer Jones, Thomas Collier and Brandon Quear. (Submitted photo)

WR Rangers hold annual paper airplane race

ELLSWORTH — During the July meeting of Western Reserve Rangers 4-H Club, William Reph reported on his recent camping experience at 4-H Sea Camp on Kelly’s Island on Lake Erie. Vice President Abby Schors announced the upcoming 4-H judging events taking place in July. Ranger members were ...

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Participate in OSHP’s Junior Cadet Program

Two area residents completed training for the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Junior Cadet Program held June 25-29 at the Highway Patrol Training Academy in Columbus. Pictured are, Sabrina Schneider of Leetonia, who is shown above, and Aurora Smith of Salem, who is also pictured. They were among ...

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Canfield women’s group donates yoga mats

The Canfield Republican Women’s Committee, “Caring for America,” recently donated money to purchase yoga mats for AMVETS 44 to help with a yoga program for local veterans. There are a reported 22 veteran suicides each day, 20 percent of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans and 30 percent of ...

Across our Classrooms

Local residents on dean’s list at Tiffin University TIFFIN — Three area residents have been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Tiffin University. Beloit: Madison Woolf. Canfield: Carter Rhoads. Salem: Brandon Utley. Area students earn Ohio Wesleyan University ...

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Columbiana Area BPW presents scholarships

The Columbiana Area Business and Professional Women’s Club (BPW) awarded four $1,000 scholarships to area students on June 27 at the Courthouse Inn Restaurant in Lisbon. Pictured are, from left, Monica Blasdel, BPW scholarship chair; Holly DeLucia, Breanna Kelly, Brooke Simms, Lexi Wilkes and ...

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Winona Ruritan Club awards scholarships

The Winona Ruritan Club presented college scholarships to Kelly Heffinger and Mariah Kay Grove on June 27. Pictured are, from left, Ruritan member Jerry Brown, his wife, Rhonda; Kelly’s parents Jeff Heffinger and Connie Heffinger; Kelly; Homer Huprich, Ruritan president; Mariah; her mother, ...

Annual free community dinner to be served Aug. 12 in Hanoverton

HANOVERTON – The annual Hanoverton community dinner will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Hanover Township Fire Hall on Second Street. The free meal offers ham, potatoes, green beans, corn on the cob, doughnuts and beverages. Entertainment will be provided.

United Future Farmers of America participate in parade

Members of United Future Farmers of America participated in the annual Hanoverton Homecoming parade on July 8. They decorated a float including a painted hay bale, balloons, blue and yellow streamers and straw bales and were awarded with the Hanover Township Volunteer Fire Department’s Best ...

ELCH cookout raises funds for Alzheimer’s Assoc.

EAST LIVERPOOL—East Liverpool City Hospital held a hot dog cookout on June 29, bringing in nearly $1,000 in donations from staff and patients within the hospital, and members of the community, to support the Alzheimer’s Association as part of Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month in ...

VFW 5532 okays $3,500 in donations at recent meeting

WASHINGTONVILLE — Members of York Drexler Post 5532 Veterans of Foreign Wars recently met with Commander John Drewnoski presiding. Donations totaling over $3,500 were approved to the following: National Home for Children, Voice of Democracy contest, Patriots Pen contest, Service Officers, ...

Deming Girls reunion slated for Aug. 17

SALEM — All former Deming Company and Crane Deming Company female employees are invited to attend the annual Deming Girls reunion luncheon at noon Aug. 17 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club. For more information call Joan Lora at 330-332-5263 or Rita Joseph O’Leary at 330-332-4911.

Beaver Twp. parks to dedicate area

BEAVER TOWNSHIP—The Beaver Township Park Department will hold a ribboning cutting ceremony at 7 p.m. Wednesday for the new stage and tennis court at Woodworth Park, 255 Warren Ave. off Western Reserve Road. The event will be weather permitting. For information call 330-549-9552.

On the Calendar

SAT/22 ALLIANCE Bingo, 6:25 p.m., Disabled American Veterans #50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors open at 5 p.m. BELOIT Steak fry and bake sale, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Bunker Hill United Methodist Church, 15096 W. Middletown Road; steak dinner for $12.50, grilled chicken or ground round for $10; ...

Abundant Life Fellowship hosting August Overflow on Aug. 5

NEW WATERFORD – For the ninth consecutive year, Abundant Life Fellowship, 46469 state Route 46, will distribute school supplies, clothing and fresh produce, serve grill food during August Overflow on Aug. 5. Children will be treated to a barrel train ride, bounce houses and games. In ...

Religious Happenings

SALEM — The community tent revival continues at 7 p.m. today at the corner of South Broadway Avenue and Columbia Street. Pastor John Fitch will preach. The public is also invited to the 10:45 a.m. Sunday service to be held under the tent and will include an old-fashioned hymn sing. Pastor ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Salem Schools Community Relations Committee to meet SALEM — The Salem City Schools Community Relations Committee will meet at 3:15 p.m. Thursday in the Administration Office. Whiz Bang Science Show set at Lepper Library LISBON — Lepper Library is concluding its summer reading program ...

On the Calendar

FRI/21 COLUMBIANA “This, That and More!” sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 210 S. Main St. Log House Museum open 2-4 p.m. LEETONIA Leetonia High School Class of 1962, breakfast, 9 a.m., Heck’s restaurant in Columbiana. NEW WATERFORD Fish specials, 4-9 p.m., ...