Neighborhood News

On the calendar this week

TUE/18 DAMASCUS Damascus Area Historical Society meeting and antique show and tell, 7 p.m., Pearce House, 28959 Salem-Alliance Road; guests welcome; 330-537-8663. HANOVERTON United Local class of 1961, lunch, noon, Adele’s Place. LEETONIA Leetonia Community Library, crochet for ...

Perry trustees to hold work session Wednesday

PERRY TWP. — The Board of Trustees will hold a work session at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the administrative offices on North Ellsworth Avenue with the police chief for scheduling purposes.

New Waterford dairy farmer finalist in national competition

NEW WATERFORD — Kasey Hudson of Baker’s Golden Dairy in New Waterford is one of the first two finalists in the Lely North America “The Way to Dairy Award.” The farm is located at 46761 Carter Road. Hudson, along with Emily den Haan of Haanview Farms in Ontario, Calif., are the first ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Alzheimer Network Family Support Group to meet SALEM – The Alzheimer Network Family Support Group meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. today at Emmanuel Lutheran Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave. All meetings are offered at no charge. For more information call 330-788-9755. Events ...

On the Calendar

MON/17 BEAVER TOWNSHIP South Range school board, 7 p.m., high school auditorium. CANFIELD Mahoning County Extension program, iNaturalist with Adam Zorn of the Huston Brumbaugh Nature Center, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; registration in person at 490 S. Broad St.; 330-533-5538. COLUMBIANA TOPS 720 ...

Providing protection against predators

If you visit online at www.netsmartz.org/sexting, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children will show you, not just tools you and your children need to protect yourself, but also how easily a person can be taken in by a predator who is not honest and honorable as you. When an ...

Gallery: United Local in the Salem Festival of Bands

The 22nd annual Salem Festival of Bands was held Saturday at Reilly Stadium in ideal weather before a nice turnout. Performing were the high schools bands from East Palestine, Sebring, United Local, West Branch and host Salem. This gallery shows members of the United Local High School Band ...

West Branch in the Salem Festival of Bands

The 22nd annual Salem Festival of Bands was held Saturday at Reilly Stadium in ideal weather before a nice turnout. Performing were the high schools bands from East Palestine, Sebring, United Local, West Branch and host Salem. This gallery shows members of the West Branch High School Band under ...

Gallery: Salem performs during the Festival of Bands

The 22nd annual Salem Festival of Bands was held Saturday at Reilly Stadium in ideal weather before a nice turnout. Performing were the high schools bands from East Palestine, Sebring, United Local, West Branch and host Salem. Shown are members of the "Pride of Salem" under the direction Hannah ...

On the Calendar

SUN/16 EAST LIVERPOOL Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center open 1- 5 p.m. LISBON Johnny Appleseed Festival, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., downtown historic Lisbon. Lions Club bingo, 6 p.m., Industrial Park, doors open at 4 p.m. NEW WATERFORD Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, New Waterford Eagles Club; ...

United FFA Awards Scholarship recipient

The United FFA awarded Courtney Cooper with a $1,000 scholarship during this past Honors Banquet. Courtney is now attending The University of Mount Union. She is shown with her parents, Doug and Becky Cooper. (Submitted photo)

Kent State Salem Campus hosts STEM University

The Kent State Salem Campus hosted the first-ever STEM University, a free day-long event organized by the Columbiana County Educational Service Center for area students in pre-K through fifth grade. Several local businesses and organizations provided fun hands-on opportunities for kids to learn ...

Creative Southern Local students ‘Take Pride’ in their community

SALINEVILLE — Anyone who travels through Salineville will see some original artwork dotting the landscape and showcasing the creativity of Southern Local Elementary students. For the second year in a row, art teacher Kimberly Adams’s students have exhibited imaginative displays as part ...

Damascus Garden Club donates books to Knox Elementary

Jody Plocher, Knox Elementary School librarian at West Branch, holds two primary educational book "The Saved Seed" and "The Frightened Frog" which were donated by the Damascus Garden Club. Purchased from National Garden Clubs, these books highlight the importance of seeds and environmental ...

Allegheny Wesleyan College offering online class

SALEM — Allegheny Wesleyan College is offering an Old Testament literature online class with Professor Rocky Newman. Term dates are Oct. 23 through Dec. 14. Register by Oct. 9 at registrar@awc.edu. For more information call 330-337-6403 Ext. 171.

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

CWU to meet for lunch Sept. 24 SALEM — Members of Church Women United will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the First Presbyterian Church, 436 E. Second St. Judy Sell will conduct the installation of officers. The program session includes “Denise’s Big Backyard” by Jody ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Damascus Ruritans host local attorney DAMASCUS — Twenty-four members and seven guests of the Damascus Ruritan Club enjoyed dinner on Aug. 9 prepared and served by the ladies of the Damascus United Methodist Church. Vice President Tom Booze reported 460 community service hours completed by ...

Masons recognize local OES chapter

The Deerfield Masons Charity Lodge #530 recently presented the Palmy Chapter #114, Order of the Eastern Star with a token of thanks for sponsoring one of the holes at the club’s recent golf outing. Lodge Secretary Lane Autry presented the plague to Beth Cooper, Worthy Matron, shown above. ...

Columbiana Christmas Parade planning under way

The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade Committee has begun working on plans for this year’s 17th annual Christmas parade. The parade begins at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16. The parade line-up begins at 5 p.m. at Joshua Dixon Elementary School. Plaques will be awarded for best float, ...

Buckeye Council girls selling popcorn

Buckeye Council’s first All Girl Pack 303 is kicking off its popcorn fundraiser along with the other troops and packs in the area. Pack 303 sponsored by Hanoverton Christian Church was formed this year as Boy Scouts of America opened its doors to Cub Scout age girls. This is their first ...