ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Salem Farmers Market to return

to Masonic Temple lot on Sept. 6

SALEM — Beginning Sept. 6, the vendors operating the Salem Farmers Market will return to the Masonic Temple parking lot at 788 E. State St. The farmers market will remain open from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Thursday in September and October. Among the items available for purchase are fresh fruits and vegetables and homemade baked goods.

AMVETS Sons and Drill Team breakfast scheduled for Sunday at post home

SALEM — The public is invited to the Sons and Drill Team breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday at AMVETS Post 45, 750 S. Broadway Ave. The menu offers a traditional breakfast, french toast, omelets and haystacks. Prices start at $5 which includes coffee and juice.

Butler Township trustees meeting moved to Tuesday due to holiday

SALEM — The Butler Township trustee meeting on Monday has been changed due to the Labor Day holiday. Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Butler Township garage at 2974 Slater Road.

Public invited to play euchre

on Tuesdays at VFW Post 892

SALEM — Area residents are invited to play euchre on Tuesdays at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 892, 496 Arch St. Games are played every week beginning at 1 p.m.

Tri-County Medical Assistants to meet Tuesday at Mercy Boardman Campus

BOARDMAN — Tri-County Chapter of Medical Assistants will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mercy (St. Elizabeth) Boardman Campus, 8401 Market St., in the Cedar Room next to the cafeteria on the second floor. Speaker Carol Holmes will present, “The Full Cycle of Pregnancy Through Delivery.” A business meeting follows. Members, students, and guests are welcome.

Salem LCBA 654 at St. Paul to resume monthly meetings in the rectory

SALEM — Salem Loyal Christian Benefit Association Branch 654 at St. Paul Catholic Church will resume monthly meetings following summer recess at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at a new location, St. Paul Rectory Meeting Room. Meetings were previously held at St. Paul School’s Scullion Hall. Members are encouraged to attend and guests are welcome.

The agenda includes a coverdish dinner with members asked to bring a coverdish of their choice and place setting for themselves and their guests. Hostesses will be Mimi Johnson and Mary Caye Bixler. A brief business session follows with President Rose Bedell presiding. Officers also include Dotti Miller, vice president; Mimi Johnson, secretary; Barb Dumovic, treasurer; and Jessie Miller, Betty Dangelo, Joan Cole, Ruth Huggins and Joyce Kowalczyk, trustees.

AllStaff to host ‘Employee

Appreciation Day’ Sept. 7

BELOIT — AllStaff is hosting an “Employee Appreciation Day” from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 7 at 27171 U.S. Route 62. Food and music will be provided. Anyone who brings a referral will be entered into a drawing for a prize.

Salem High School Class of ’59 to hold picnic at Raymond Bricker home

SALEM — Members of the Salem High School Class of 1959 are invited to a picnic at 4 p.m. Sept. 8 at the home of Raymond Bricker, 12827 Goshen Road. Hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments, soft drinks and tableware will be provided. Classmates are asked to bring a side or dessert.

Columbiana County Farm Bureau

to host breakfast Sept. 8

NEW WATERFORD — Breakfast on the farm at Baker’s Golden Dairy, 46761 Carter Road, will be served from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 8. This event is co-hosted by the Columbiana County Farm Bureau. Tours will be conducted throughout the morning. The public is welcome. Cost is $3.

Salem Memorial and Patriotic Assoc.

to meet Sept. 10 at AMVETS

SALEM — The Salem Memorial and Patriotic Association will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at AMVETS Post 45, 750 S. Broadway Ave. The public is welcome to attend to offer suggestions for planning upcoming events.

U.S. Route 62 in Canfield

to be closed Sept. 10-16

CANFIELD — Beginning Sept. 10, U.S. Route 62 between Palmyra Road and Western Reserve Road will be closed through Sept. 16 for a culvert replacement. The detour is Route 165 to Route 46 to Route 446.

Salem Regional Medical Center Aux. announces list of speakers, meetings

SALEM — The Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) Auxiliary has scheduled the following meetings and speakers in the hospital’s private dining room, located inside the hospital cafeteria. Refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m. followed by the featured speaker at 9:45 a.m. The membership business session follows.

Sept. 13: Anita Hackstedde M.D., Salem Regional Medical Center president/chief executive officer will present “SRMC Update.”

Oct. 11: Stephanie Raynish, M.D., “Womens Health.”

Nov. 18: Suzanne Cavalier, FNP, “Aging Women.”

Jan. 10: Matthew Noyes, M.D., “Shoulder and Upper Extremities Joint Pain.”

Feb. 14: Peter Apicella M.D., “Advanced 3-D Pet/CT.”

March 14: Ayla Kessler, M.D., “World Class Cancer Center and Clinical Trials.”

April 11: Julie Needs, executive director of the Sustainable Opportunity Development Center, “Salem Area Chamber of Commerce.”

The auxiliary’s holiday brunch will be held on Dec. 13 in the SRMC cafeteria followed by the annual luncheon on May 9 at the Salem Golf Club.

Salem ‘Downtown Dining Experience’ set for Sept. 25, tickets at chamber

SALEM — This year’s “Downtown Dining Experience” will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 25. Tickets will go on sale Sept. 4 at the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce office, 713 E. State St. With the purchase of a $35 ticket, attendees can sample delicious cuisine from the following restaurants: Boneshakers, Rancho Viejo, Ricky’s English Pub, BB Rooners, Lib’s Cafe and Market, Heggy’s, Ezio’s Italian Restaurant, Liebe Wein, Mike’s Penn Avenue Grille, Patty’s Cookies and More, and Coaches. Attendees can also enter a raffle for a chance to win a diamond necklace at Troll’s Jewelry and try for a chance at one of many basket raffles featured at each location. A 50/50 raffle will take place at BB Rooners, Boneshakers, and Rancho Viejo.

The Quakertown Trolley will run a route picking up diners at three locations, including the municipal parking lot across from Boneshakers, the parking lot of Rancho Viejo, and the municipal parking lot across from Ricky’s English Pub.

This fundraising event is sponsored by the Salem chamber and the United Way of Northern Columbiana County with partial proceeds benefiting this year’s United Way campaign.

Community Action Agency taking

applications for HEAP and PIPP Plus

LISBON — The Community Action Agency at 7860 Lincole Place is taking applications for State Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP Plus). Neither program will offer immediate assistance with utility bills. Applications for state HEAP are available at post offices, libraries, and utility companies throughout Columbiana County. For more information on state HEAP call 800-282-0880.

September walk-in hours at the office are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. A limited number of walk-ins will be seen daily starting at 8 a.m. on a first come first serve basis.

The programs are income based. Documentation needed includes proof of income for the past 30 days for all members of the household who are 18 years or older. This includes proof of disability, child support, wages, Social Security income, pensions, cash assistance, OWF, TANF, odd jobs, self employment, utility assistance check, etc. Households with odd jobs, self employment, and seasonal work (ex: bus drivers, teachers, landscaping, etc) must provide 12 months of income. Households that have odd jobs and/or self employment must also provide the most recent IRS tax transcripts. Household members claiming no income may be required to bring an IRS tax transcript or a verification of their non-filing status (contact the Internal Revenue Service at 800-829-1040). The application also requires birth certificates or Social Security cards and birthdates for all household members, as well as a photo ID for the primary applicant. A current gas and electric bill is needed, even if the utility is in the landlord’s name. A lease agreement or rent receipt is required when applying along with the landlords name, address, and phone number. All households receiving rental assistance must provide the most recent HEAP agreement. If you do not have the required documents during your appointment, your application will remain incomplete and you will be given a return appointment date to bring all missing documentation.

Households with a member who is classified as permanently and totally disabled must provide proof of disability at the time of the interview. Acceptable documentation includes award/benefit letter, bank statement with deposit amount, copy of the check, printout from social security office, Medicare part D, Most recent IRS form SSA 1099 box 3, or IRS Form 1040.

For more information contact 330-424-4013, caaofcc.org, energyhelp.ohio.gov or 800-282-0880.

Salem Regional Medical Center

to be MedMutural Market provider

SALEM — As of Sept. 1, Salem Regional Medical Center is a provider with the Medical Mutual of Ohio (MMO) Health Insurance Marketplace product for Columbiana County, called MedMutual Market HMO-Mercy. The Health Insurance Marketplace was made available through the Affordable Care Act and allows consumers to shop for and enroll in affordable health insurance. Information about the Health Insurance Marketplace can be found on the federal www.healthcare.gov website or by calling 800-318-2596. Open enrollment for the 2019 Health Insurance Marketplace begins Nov. 1.

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