ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES
DAHS 1968 reservations due today
LISBON – Today is the deadline for David Anderson High School Class of 1968 classmates to make a reservation for an informal get together to be held at 5 p.m. Sept. 22 at Mark’s Landing. Classmates planning to attend are asked to contact Walt Little at DAHS68@yahoo.com or Gina Borza Zepernick at 330-277-8821, or either Little or Zepernick on facebook or messenger.
Public star gaze set at Scenic Vista Park
LISBON — The Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society will hold a free public star gaze from dusk until 11 p.m. Saturday at Scenic Vista Park. Through its telescopes, attendees can view the moon, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Mars and other deep sky objects. Park so headlights face away from the telescope to preserve night vision. In case of cloudy skies, the event will be canceled. For notices visit mvobservatory.com.
Green Cathedral Half Marathon/5K set Sunday
YOUNGSTOWN — The following roads in Mill Creek MetroParks will be closed to vehicular traffic as well as cyclists and pedestrians from approximately 6 a.m. to noon Sunday for the Green Cathedral Half Marathon/5K. The roads include Bears Den Drive, Cross Drive, New Cross Drive, Lily Pond Drive, West Drive, West Glacier Drive, Memorial Hill Drive, East Park Drive, Valley Drive, Chestnut Hill Drive, High Drive, West Cohasset Drive, Robinson Hill Drive and Slippery Rock Bridge.
“Stitches in Time” session set Wednesday
SALEM — The Salem Public Library invites everyone who enjoys needlework such as knitting, tatting, crocheting, etc. to bring a project and attend a “Stitches in Time” session from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Quaker Room at the library. No registration is required for this free activity which continues on the third Wednesday of each month. For more information call 330-332-0042.
“Vettes and Jets” fall pancake breakfast planned
GREEN — The Military Aviation Preservation Society (MAPS) Air Museum is holding a “Vettes and Jets” fall pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 23. Cost is $10 for adults and $6 for children under 12 which includes admission to the museum and parking. Those flying in during the event are asked to call ahead at 330-896-6332. The museum will be open until 4 p.m.
Visitors are asked to bring canned goods and school supplies for local Ohio National Guard and Reserve Units. Frank Lavin of Plain Township will discuss his non-fiction book “Home Front to Battlefield: An Ohio Teenage in World War II” at 11 a.m. The book details his late father Carl’s combat experiences in Europe during the war.
The museum is located on the west side of the Akron Canton Airport at 2260 International Parkway just off Route 241 (mapsairmuseum.org).
Parenting advice offered at Crestview
COLUMBIANA — Dr. Ray Guarendi will share realistic and applicable parenting advice at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Performing Arts Center at Crestview Local Schools. Dr. Guarendi has been a clinical psychologist for over 40 years and a television host, radio host, author and public speaker. He is the author of “You’re a Better Parent Than You Think.” There will be a drawing for prizes.
College Credit Plus program meeting set
HANOVERTON — United Local High School will hold a meeting about the College Credit Plus program at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 17 in the high school library. Parents of students are invited who are interested in earning college credit while still attending high school.
Habitat to hold Home 5K Run and 2-Mile Walk
POLAND — Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning Valley will hold its 19th annual Home 5K Run and 2-Mile Walk on Saturday at Holy Family Church. The event kicks off with a kid’s race at 8:45 a.m. in the church parking lot. The race is free for ages 10 and younger. All participants will get a medal.
The 5K and 2-Mile Walk begins at 9 a.m. (and ends) at Holy Family, 2729 Center Road, Poland. All participants receive a T-shirt and goodie bag. Cost is $20 per person. Trophies and medals will be given to the top three male and female overalls plus the masters (40+) and the top three in each age group.
Major sponsors of the event are Armstrong Cable, Baird Brothers, Boak & Sons Roofing & Insulation, Bridge of Hope Church, Chick-fil-A, Habitat ReStores, Howland Community Church, Poland United Methodist Church, Rita’s Italian Ice, Simco Management Corporation, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, The Train Station and Thrivent Financial.
For more information contact Kristina Nicholas, development director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 330-743-7244 Ext. 101.
Remove decorations at Lisbon Cemetery
LISBON — In order to complete leaf collection and removal, the Lisbon Cemetery requires all potted flowers, bouquets and in-ground decorations to be removed by Oct. 1 or the cemetery staff will discard them.