Community Happenings

VFW Post 892 Auxiliary to meet Monday

SALEM – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 892 Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the post home.

Weingart Cousins mark anniversaries, birthdays

SALEM -Linda Brutz, Betty Weingart and Pam and Roger Bailey were welcomed back when the Weingart Cousins met recently with 21 in attendance. Birthdays and anniversaries were observed. The next breakfast is slated Sept. 10.

Lentz family celebrates 65th annual reunion

ALLIANCE – The 65th annual Lentz family reunion was held on Aug. 11 at Silver Park in Alliance. Thirty-two family members and friends attended the coverdish dinner, Chinese auction and games. A business session followed led by Gene Barnhouse. Next year’s reunion will be held on the second Sunday in August at a location to be announced.

Winona Ruritans meet, honor member birthdays

WINONA – Song leader Elmer R. Stamp led members in singing “Happy Birthday” to Rich Mumford and Ryan Sluss when the Winona Ruritan Club met on July 23 at Willow Grove Grange. Grange members served a ham loaf dinner which received a round of applause. Twenty-eight members and six guests attended. Treasurer Bob Doyle gave the monthly accounting report which was approved. John Gamble Sr. made a motion to donate $100 to the United Scholarship Fund for the upcoming Halloween-themed “Monster Dash” which was seconded by Mumford and passed. Vice President John Stamp introduced Amanda Hruby and Kaeleigh Louk. Both girls were representatives to the yearly Girls State convention held at Bowling Green State University.

R-Weigh support groups recognize weight loss

SALEM – The R-Weigh weight support groups met at 1 and 5 p.m. Monday at the First Friends Church. Rachel Weaver did a program at the afternoon meeting on the “Healthy Benefits of Drinking Tea” with the help of her granddaughters Brooklyn and Kenzie. Weaver provided a tea party served at round tables using China cups and explained the benefits of drinking healthy teas as her granddaughters served homemade cinnamon rolls with various individual selections of green teas to the members. The goalie for the week was Sue Carver. JoAnne Bogdan and Sandy McGarr won the can-do monetary drawing. The afternoon group held its annual picnic on Aug. 19 at the church with the Jolly Jigglers planning and preparing the event. The evening group had a weigh-in only Monday and enjoyed a picnic at the church served by Base Hit Babes losing baseball team.

Classic rock band, Drift, marks reunion at jam fest

COLUMBIANA – The rock band Drift held its 40th-year reunion at the jam fest on Aug. 17 at the Columbiana American Legion. Original members Randy Strader, Ron Arter, Dave Morgan and Bill Henceroth reunited for the performance, along with Rick Mix who was the original road crew chief. Strader’s son, Jeff Strader, represented deceased member Mark Gray, and Lee Campanelli, who could not attend.

The band was popular in the tri-state area from late 1971-74, having released two records at that time. Randy Strader was also the leader of the first rock and roll band to earn national recognition. Randy and the Renegades was part of Dick Clark’s Caravan of Stars show in 1962 and 1963 and had a hit record “Four-Speed” in 1962.

Victorian Players to hold auditions for ‘Specter’

YOUNGSTOWN – The Victorian Players and J&B Production Arts Services have announced auditions for “Specter of Treason-The Oswald Trial” by J.E. Ballantyne Jr. Auditions begin at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at Victorian Players, 702 Mahoning Ave.

“Specter of Treason” deals with the fictitious trial of JFK accused assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald. Since this cast is unusually large, many roles have already been cast so these auditions are for some of the small roles which are still available. Actors who have already been cast need not attend these auditions.

The show opens on Nov. 22 (50 years to the day of the actual assassination of JFK) and will run three weekends through Dec. 8. There is a possibility of extra Saturday matinee performances. Most of these roles are small and will not require much rehearsal time. A full company meeting begins at 7 p.m. Sept. 22 with full rehearsals beginning shortly thereafter. For more information call the director at 330-799-6176 or 330-402-9273.

Damascus Ruritans host Chesapeake representative

DAMASCUS – The Damascus Ruritan met earlier this month with 30 members and guests in attendance. The July monthly treasurer’s report was distributed to the members. Guest speaker was Keith Fuller, representing Chesapeake Energy Corporation based in Oklahoma City, Okla., the nation’s second largest producer of natural gas. He gave an operational update of their drilling in Columbiana County and fielded many questions from the members.

The club is sponsoring its second annual Nourish Our Community non-perishable food collection drive from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 28 at the Damascus Post Office parking lot. The club’s second annual Community Wide Rabies Clinic is scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Damascus Volunteer Fire Department’s meeting room on state Route 534.

Member Joe Skolosh was installed as the club’s new treasurer. Retiring club treasurer Roger Smith is moving out of state. Ohio District Treasurer Maynard Yho from the Smithville Ruritan Club met with Skolosh at his home to give instructions on becoming the officer.

It was announced that the club’s 2012 Future Farmers of America Scholarship recipient, Mike Estosk, won the 4-H grand champion hog trophy at the Columbiana County Fair in Lisbon. He is attending Ohio State University studying animal science and hopes to become a veterinarian. The Damascus Ruritan H League (10 year olds) baseball team, which the club sponsored, were the district champions and the state regional runners-up this season. One of the club’s outstanding West Branch eighth-grade student awards was presented by David Denny to Michael Minich, son of Anthony and Donna of Salem.

Chicken BBQ slated during Appleseed

LISBON – The public is invited to a chicken barbecue beginning at noon Sept. 21, during the Johnny Appleseed Festival, at the First United Methodist Church, 114 E. Washington St. The meal includes half a barbecued chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, roll, homemade pie and beverage. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 12 and under and free for under 3. Carryouts are available. The Johnny Appleseed Festival runs Sept. 20-22 in downtown Lisbon.

SCH Auxiliary to meet Sept. 12

SALEM – The Salem Community Hospital Auxiliary meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 12 in the small dining room at the back of the hospital cafeteria. The speaker is Dr. Anita Hackstedde, SCH interim president/CEO. The public is invited.

SHS Class of 1955 to meet for lunch

SALEM – The Salem High School Class of 1955 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 28 at Adele’s Place.

Damascus Garden Club tours Alliance nature preserve

SALEM – On Aug. 8, the Damascus Garden Club, a member of the Garden Club of Ohio Inc., met at the Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve in Alliance. Ten members enjoyed a tour of the center’s Amazing Garden and Butterfly House then proceeded to the preserve’s visitor center for the club’s monthly meeting.

President Marilyn Wingett called the meeting to order and extended birthday greetings to Darlene Lane, Rhonda Mitchell, Pat Hoopes, and Sandy Kilmer. Members remembered Joyce Steer, a Damascus Garden Club member of 45 years, who recently passed away. She was a past president and devoted member of the club, an avid gardener, floral designer, and photographer. She had the distinction of serving as a Canton District director for the Garden Club of Ohio Inc. and was also a lifetime member of the Garden Club of Ohio since 1985. With her husband, Ken Steer, she had owned and operated the Damascus Nursery and had been a nationally accredited flower show judge since 1984. Through her guidance, the Damascus Garden Club was given the title of Garden Club of the Year by the Ohio Garden Club Inc. The club and the Damascus community greatly benefited from her many years of devotion to them. Committee reports: Conservation set a date of Aug. 13 for weeding at the post office garden. Under Community Care, Joyce Steer was recognized for her donation of bud vases for the July blood drive.

Members were reminded about the Canton Flower Show School in September. June Wallace motioned to provide a gas card as the club’s prize donation for the Ruritan’s August car show. Marjorie Miller seconded and the members unanimously approved.

June Wallace motioned that the club donate to the Garden Club of Ohio Inc. scholarship fund in memory of Joyce Steer. Marjorie Phillips seconded and the members unanimously approved. President Wingett noted that we will need a new club historian. Following the meeting, the club members enjoyed a box luncheon.

Community Happenings

Christian Wuthrick reunion set

DAMASCUS- The descendants of Christian Wuthrick are invited to a carry-in picnic lunch at 1 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Damascus Community Center Park. The John Wuthrick Family will be on the table committee this year. Bring family memories to share, memorabilia to show and eight gag items to trade with relatives.

Bricker-Long reunion planned

GREENFORD- The 96th Bricker and Long Reunion is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at Coy Memorial Park on state Route 165. Bring a covered dish or two and table service. Officers for 2013 Buddy Bricker, president; Brent McLemore, vice president; Debbie Slagle, secretary/treasurer; Bruce Rhodes Jr. Family, table committee.

CABPW installs 2013-2014 officers

Columbiana Area Business and Professional Women recently elected officers for the 2013-14 year. The officers were installed at the June meeting at the Salem Golf Club by Phyllis Riccadonna, Ohio BPW president, and include Holly Baker, secretary; Sandy Webber, treasurer; Jenny Pike, president; Monica Robb, first vice president; and Susan Frenger, second vice president. The group meets the fourth Tuesday of most months at various meeting sites. The location and time is always announced and published in advance. Membership is open. Cost is $43 per year. For information contact Lori Everly at 330-853-5896, 330-482-9317 or

SCC hosting another L.A.P.S. session

SALEM- The Salem Community Center is announcing another session of L.A.P.S. (Learning to Accelerate your Potential for Swimming).

The primary purpose of L.A.P.S. is to bridge the gap between swim lessons and competitive swimming strokes with an emphasis on promoting wellness and fitness through the sport of swimming. Participants can look forward to building aerobic capacity and muscular endurance, improving strokes and fitness levels, building competitive skills, individualized goals based on skill level and friendly competition through optional time trials. Three age groups are available: Tiger Sharks (7 to 12), Great Whites (13 to 19), and adults.

L.A.P.S. will run Sept. 9 through Dec. 19 with two sessions a week. Tiger Sharks will practice from 5 to 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Great Whites from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and adults from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Many pricing options are available at the participant’s convenience. For information call the Salem Community Center at 330-332-5885.

Survivor’s of Suicide support group set

LISBON- Help Hotline Crisis Center’s support group of the Survivors of Suicide, in Columbiana County, will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Columbiana County Counseling Center on state Route 154. It is a support group for families who have lost a loved one to suicide. For information call Help Hotline Crisis Center Inc. at 330-424-7767.

Former Bank One workers to meet

SALEM- Bank One retirees and former employees will meet for lunch at noon Aug. 20 at Ricky’s English Pub.

Community Happenings

Girls of SHS ’57 to meet for lunch

SALEM – Girls of the Salem High School Class of 1957 plan to meet for lunch at noon Aug. 15 at Annabell’s restaurant.

SHS Class of ’67 hosting social, dinner

SALEM – Salem High School Class of 1967’s social/dinner begins at 6 p.m. Aug. 15 in the backroom at Ricky’s English Pub.

DAHS Class of ’57 to hold breakfast

LISBON – David Anderson High School Class of 1957 plans to meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. Aug. 15 at the Taste of Country.

SHS Class of ’44 to meet for breakfast

SALEM – The Salem High School Class of 1944 plans to meet for breakfast a 9 a.m. Aug. 13 at Adele’s Place.

Salem UCT 590 to hold meeting

SALEM – Salem United Commercial Travelers Council #590 will meet for dinner at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at Perkins Restaurant. The business session follows.

NWHS class of ’55 to meet for lunch

NEW WATERFORD New Waterford High School Class of 1955 plans to meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 14 at the Taste of Country restaurant in Lisbon.

La Leche League to hold meeting

LISBON – The Salem-Lisbon La Leche League, a breastfeeding support group, will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at the New Lisbon Presbyterian Church, 111 E. Chestnut St. The discussion topic is “Nutrition and Weaning.” All pregnant or nursing mothers and their babies are welcome. For more information call 330-821-2585, 330-420-0822, 330-406-0053 or visit “”>

Memoriam benefit set at Italian Club

SALEM – A pasta dinner benefit in memory of Kathy Johnson will be held from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Salem Italian Club, 250 Penn Ave. Cost is $8 per meal. There also will be a Chinese auction and 50/50. Proceeds will help with outstanding expenses.

SLHS Class of ’79 reunion set for Aug. 17

SALINEVILLE – The Southern Local High School Class of 1979 and their guests are invited to a reunion at 6 p.m. Aug. 17 at Mark’s Landing Restaurant at Guilford Lake, 33220 Charlton Drive, Lisbon. For details and to RSVP by Aug. 14, call Tracey Reeder at 330-223-1528, Jody Lockhart at 330-532-4531, or Harley Puckett at 330-383-1417.

‘Art of Breastfeeding’ donated to libraries

SALEM – In celebration of the World Breastfeeding Week (Aug.1-7), the Tri-County Breastfeeding Connections and La Leche League of Salem-Lisbon will donate the revised “The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding,” eighth edition, to libraries in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties who currently do not own the most recent edition. With all-new photos and illustrations, the book offers: information, tips and guidance on breastfeeding comfortably.

SHS sports hall of fame induction dinner set

SALEM – The Salem High School Athletic Hall of Fame’s 2013 induction dinner will be held on Aug. 29 at the Salem Community Center. Honored as the Class of 2013 will be Karl Zellers, Jim “Moe” Meissner, Mike Stapleton, David Tkatch and Amanda Ciotti-Ott. Receiving the Spirit of Salem award will be Mark Zocolo. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets for the induction dinner are $25 each, which includes dinner and beverage provided by the Catered Affair. Reservations may be made in person at the Salem Community Center or at 330-332-5885. SCC accepts cash, Visa, Discover, MasterCard and checks (payable to the Salem Community Center). Reservations will be accepted through Aug. 19, or until sold out. Event tickets are transferable, but non-refundable.

Greenford Ruritans hear of blood shortage

GREENFORD – The Greenford Ruritan Club held its monthly meeting on July 22 with president Zach May presiding. Dinner was served by members of the Locust Grove Baptist Church. Fair Committee Chairman Randy Chismar, announced there will be a work day at the Fair Ruritan Building on Aug. 24 to begin preparations for the Canfield Fair. The Social Development Committee reported donations to the Green Township area churches for their vacation Bible school programs.

The club is sponsoring a blood drive at the Greenford Christian Church from 2 to 7 p.m. Aug. 12. Guest Trisha Bronson, representative from the American Red Cross, reported about the shortage in the current blood supply in the area and encouraged as many people as possible to volunteer to give blood. The annual scholarship recipients were Kaitlyn McKee, Jacquelyne Oddo, Jon Kenney and Laura Parilla. They were guests at the meeting and were recognized for their accomplishments. The next meeting begins at 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Fair Ruritan Building.

Registrations ongoing for ballroom dance

NILES – Dancers interested in participating in the “Ballroom Dance Celebration Show” sponsored by USA Dance celebrating National Ballroom Week must turn in their registration forms by Aug. 18. All ballroom, Latin and rhythm dancers are invited to register. For more information and forms visit The show will consist of a wide range from beginning to advanced level dancing and includes amateur couples, pro-am, professionals and groups. The event will also feature general dancing and a few line dances.

R-Weigh groups reward weight loss

SALEM – The R-Weigh weight support groups met at 1 and 5 p.m. at the First Friends Church and lost 32 pounds on July 22 and 28 pounds on July 29. Good losers at the afternoon group for the two weeks were Helen Baker, Annie Katz and Carole Jules and the goalies were Sue Carver and Judy Catlett. JoAnne Bogdan won the can-do monetary drawing and Katz reached her three-quarter way to goal weight. Bogdan did a nutritional program on July 22 and Patty Mills did a program on the use of vitamins on July 29. The R-Weigh Babes beat the Jolly Jigglers 11 to 9 and won the baseball game winning five of the seven games played. Jolly Jigglers will plan, prepare and serve the annual picnic on Aug. 19 at the church. Playing for the baseball fine money on July 29, the R-Weigh Babes beat the Jolly Jigglers 9 to 7.

Good losers at the evening meeting were Edie Sternburg, Jennifer Walker, Doris Senior, Sara Smith and Peg Billet. Ruth Ann Hall was the goalie for the week. Jo Carol Gray won the $6 can-do drawing and Susan Cain earned the eight weeks $2 award. Wilma Grams lost over her vacation and Donna Greenameyer lost over her birthday and both received $1. Carol Held presided at the meetings both weeks and did a program on “The 12 Foods All Nutritionist Eat.” The All Stars beat the Base Hit Babes 23 to 17 at the July 22 meeting and beat them again 24 to 22 at the July 29 meeting.

At the Aug. 5 meeting, members recorded a loss of 38 pounds. Good losers were Helen Baker, Carol Jules, Patty Hartman, Lois Wood, Nancy Stryffeler, Sara Smith, Jen Swartz and Jennifer Walker. Linda Lude and Carol Held were the goalies for the week. Sue Carver and Patty Mills shared the can-do monetary drawing. Lisa Jones received the birthday award. Gerry Heffinger presided at the afternoon meeting and Kay Swanson did a program on food values. The R-Weigh Babes beat the Jolly Jigglers 8 to 5 and each team won one of the two games played. Each member received $2. The Jolly Jigglers will host the annual picnic on Aug. 19 at the church. Sara Smith, Jen Alwood, Ruth Ann Hall and Karen Pauline earned a clip award and received $1.

Karen Pauline presided at the evening meeting and Held did a program on “10 Ways to Power Up Nutrition.” The All Stars beat the Base Hit Babes 38 to 19 winning 5 of the 9 baseball games played. The Base Hit Babes will plan, prepare and serve the annual picnic on Aug. 12 at the church. All the members are to bring table service and a beverage. Members are asked to weigh-in early so the picnic can begin promptly at 6 p.m.

TOPS 777 recognizes weekly weight loss

SALEM – Weekly, monthly and quarterly winners were recognized when TOPS Chapter 777 met July 31. Weekly winners were Joann Sanor and Carrie Toy, best losers; and Shirley Johns, KOPS queen. Monthly winners Dorothy Ward, KOPS; Frances Valentino, KOPS at goal or below; and Linda Evanoff and Mary Lou Smearsoll, best losers. Quarterly winners were Valentino and Johns, KOPS; and Peggy Mix, best loser. Evanoff received the special award. Smearsoll presented a program titled “Foods that help water weight,” Six delicious bloat busters” and “Cool cures for summer. She also read a poem of inspiration.

Peddler’s Day Comm. reflects on past year

HANOVERTON – The Peddler’s Day Committee met Aug. 5 at the home of Judy Blessing to finalize all the details of the past July event which was very successful. Members decided to meet in January to make plans and send out vendor applications for the next event in the summer of 2014.

Megan Murphy, committee chairlady, and other members of the committee acknowledged area newspapers for the excellent coverage on the bicentennial celebration and Peddler’s Day coverage.

American Legion 290 prepares care packages

COLUMBIANA – Members of American Legion Auxiliary Unit #290 met Aug. 5. Comfort From Home boxes will be packed up at the October meeting. Addresses for active military are needed and can be submitted to any auxiliary member. Monetary and merchandise donations will also be accepted. A Husqvarna Viking Embroidery machine was donated and a raffle is being planned for later this year.

Planning for the street fair continues which will be held Sept. 5-7. Volunteers are needed to help in the eats trailer and various other activities pertaining to the fair. Volunteers are asked to call Karen Holisky at 330-482-3005 and Donna Bekar at 330-482-2267. For membership information contact Betty Houp, first vice president, at 330-482-0291. Dues for 2014 are being accepted.

BLHS Class of ’73 schedules reunion

LISBON – The Beaver Local High School Class of 1973 will host its 40-year reunion on Sept. 21 at the East Liverpool Country Club. Reservations may be made by contacting Jayne Plunkett Sanford at 330-424-1338 or

Lisbon food pantry open on Aug. 15

LISBON – Lisbon Baptist Food Pantry at 6400 Lisbon Road will be open from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Aug. 15. Identification is required.

Tickets available for BLHS sports hall event

LISBON – Tickets are still available for the Beaver Local Athletic Hall of Fame event. The 2013 inductees are Dean Horger, Adam Hoppel, Sarah (Pilarcik) Lowe, Erin (Reeder) Gallagher, Jenny (Rudibaugh) Pancake and in the Special Category, Everett and Lee Hoppel. The induction ceremonies begin at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at the East Liverpool Motor Lodge. Dinner choices are baked steak and baked chicken breast. Cost is $22. Tickets are available from Barbara Mathess (330-532-2757), Jodi Campbell (330-386-4768) and Bob Barrett (330-385-6831). The reservation deadline is Aug. 21. No reservations will be taken after this date and tickets will not be sold at the door.

Lifeline of CC holding clothing giveaway

LISBON – Lifeline of Columbiana County has an overabundance of summer clothing in sizes 0 to 18 months for boys and girls to be given away. The office at 889 N. Market St. Apt. 5 is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Appointments may be made by calling 330-424-5353.

Meissner family holds 73rd annual reunion

SALEM – The 73rd annual Meissner family reunion was held Aug. 4 at Sevakeen Lake Clubhouse. Approximately 125 relatives attended. Prizes were awarded to the following: Pete Dangelo, oldest man; Margaret Sabatino, oldest woman; Ricky Linton, youngest boy; Mia Cibula, youngest girl; Mindi Steele-Maulden of South Carolina, traveled the furthest to attend; Francis “Sunny” Meissner, most grandchildren at reunion; and Alexa-Carey Cibula, newlywed. Katie Meissner offered the blessing prior to dinner. The next reunion is slated Aug. 3, 2014, at the same place.

Lunch, Learn program continues Aug. 19

COLUMBIANA – The Columbiana Women’s Club at 121 N. Main St. will hold its fifth in the series of Lunch and Learn programs at 12:15 p.m. Aug. 19. A presentation by Barbara Farrand titled “Women Today” will follow lunch. Cost is $5 for members and $7 for guests. Reservations may be made by calling 330-207-1470.

Salem Masons to host public breakfast buffet

SALEM-A public breakfast buffet will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Aug. 24 at the Salem Masonic Building, 788 E. State St. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children under age 10 and free for children under 2. The menu offers pancakes, waffles, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, homemade sausage gravy, biscuits, homefries, toast, fruit cocktail, orange juice, coffee and tea. The building is equipped with a handicapped accessible elevator. Proceeds will be directed to the Salem Masonic Building Fund.

Shrine Club to hold annual clambake Sept. 7

NORTH LIMA – The Youngstown Shrine Club will hold its annual “clambake” from 1 to 8 p.m. Sept. 7 at the club’s outdoor pavilion on West South Range Road. Lunch runs from 1 to 4 p.m. and the main dinner at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments are included and served all day. The main dinner includes clams, corn, chicken, lobster, etc. Tickets are for this stag only event are $85 and available in advance from Sam McKinney 330-565-3980 or Lee Hively at 330-533-3036.

Community Happenings

DAHS 1963 schedules 50th graduation anniversary weekend

LISBON – The David Anderson High School Class of 1963 has scheduled a weekend of activities to mark its 50th graduation anniversary. Kicking off the festivities at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13 is a bonfire gathering at the home of classmate Dick Zitto, 123 N. Cross St., Columbiana. Attendees should bring a chair and beverage. S’mores will be provided.

At 6 p.m. Sept. 14, classmates and their “significant others” will enjoy a dinner (from the menu) at Mark’s Landing on state Route 172, Guilford Lake. Entertainment will be provided by classmate Larry White and his former band-mate Roger Lowery.

The weekend will wrap-up on Sept. 15 with the annual picnic at classmate Gene Schnader’s Party Barn, 15210 W. Pine Lake Road, Salem. Anyone from DAHS classes of 1960-69 is invited. The picnic begins at 2 p.m. Chicken florentine, iced tea, lemonade, ice and table service will be provided. Those attended are asked to bring a coverdish to share and other beverages, if desired.

Reservations are needed by Sept. 10 to Dick Zitto at 330-482-5169 or or to Gloria (Tritten) Mathews at 330-424-8041 or

Washingtonville church to distribute school supplies

WASHINGTONVILLE – Book bag and supplies will be provided to Leetonia School students in grades kindergarten to eighth, from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 14, or until supplies are gone, at the Robbins United Methodist Church, 100 High St. Those attending must bring their report card or other student identification. For more information call 330-427-2035.