Neighborhood News

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Parents welcome at Salem Band Boosters meeting SALEM — Parents and grandparents of students in grades five through 12 are welcome to the Salem Band Boosters meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the high school band room. Discussion items will include alumni night (featuring Script Ohio), the annual ...

Drug Take-Back Day set Oct. 28

SALEM — The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, will be held in communities across America, including Columbiana County, to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Locally, area residents will have an ...

HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS

Beaver Township: Trick or treat, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31. Perry Township: Trick or treat, 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 31. Salem: Trail of treats and Halloween costume contest, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 29, nature trail at Waterworth Memorial Park; organized and presented by Salem Parks and Recreation Department and Eyes ...

‘History of Trolls’

Sherry Groom will present “The History of Trolls” when the Salem Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Dale Shaffer Library, 239 S. Lundy Ave. Groom is the owner/director of the Troll Museum in Alliance and the current world record holder for the largest collection of troll ...

Active Quaker meetings

There are two active Quaker Meetings in the area, Salem located on East Sixth Street and Middleton located on Crestview Road, east of Columbiana. Special public meetings are planned at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at Middleton, and at 4 p.m. Oct. 14 at 338 E. Sixth St., Salem, following Quaker Fest. A member ...

Local residents enjoy a trip to Hershey, Pa.

Shown are local residents who enjoyed a bus trip to the Hershey Pa. area where they enjoyed a full weekend of activities. The event was co-sponsored by the Salem Memorial Building Association and the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce. They attended The Buddy Holly Story at the Dutch Apple Dinner ...

Will perform at Calvary Baptist Church

The Keffers will perform at 6 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Calvary Baptist Church, 1779 Depot Road, Salem. While their family ministry and musical heritage spans over 30 years, it wasn’t until 1992 that the Keffers were introduced to southern gospel radio and fans alike with their national debut. And ...

Religious Happenings

SEBRING — St. Ann Catholic Church at 323 S. 15th St. will host its organ dedication concert with renowned organist Mark Thewes. The public is invited at 3 p.m. Oct. 15. Refreshments will be served at this event which is sponsored by Pellegrino Music Center, Allen Organ and the ...

Time for your Medicare ‘check up’

Eligible for Medicare benefits? It’s time for your annual health insurance “check up.” Medicare open enrollment starts Oct. 15 affording everyone 65 and older opportunity to re-visit their senior health insurance and make changes that will be most affordable and beneficial for ...

Salem Alumni Assoc. to host open house at KSU City Center Oct. 14

SALEM — Continuing the observance of the 100th anniversary of 230 N. Lincoln Ave., the Salem High School Alumni Association will host an open house and free tours of the building from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14. The building first opened as the Salem High School in 1917 and ...

No winner at Adele’s Hearts drawing

SALEM — The Queen of Hearts drawing at Adele’s Place for $36,050 went unclaimed Thursday as Amanda Goodman was the owner of the ticket drawn with the No. 40 on it that matched up to the four of spades on the Queen of Hearts board. She would have won $100 had she been present. Hank ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Algonquin Mill Fall Festival set Oct. 13-15 CARROLLTON — Preparations are in full swing at the Algonquin Mill Complex on state Route 332 for the 47th annual Algonquin Mill Fall Festival. Volunteers are busy getting the pioneer village, train station and historic displays ready for the ...

On the Calendar

THU/5 COLUMBIANA Fairfield-Waterford High School Class of 1960, lunch, 11:30 a.m., Steamers in North Lima. DAMASCUS TOPS Chapter 1329, 9:30 a.m., Damascus United Methodist Church; 330-537-3796. HANOVERTON Redeemed Recovery support group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Hanoverton Christian Church, ...

2017 Leetonia High School Fall Sports  Homecoming Court

Leetonia High School hosted its homecoming dance from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at the high school. Kayla Jones reigned as queen with Derrick Grossen as king. Pictured is the 2017 Leetonia High School Fall Sports Homecoming Court, seated, from left, Jenaca Shar, Sydney Messmer, Kayla Jones, Zoe ...

United Local Queen and King

United Local High School played its 2017 homecoming football game against Wellsville on Sept. 29 when the king and queen were announced. Cassie Yarwood and Cade Wood are the reigning queen and king. The homecoming dance was held on Sept. 30 in the junior high gym. The theme was “Grecian ...

Joshua Dixon students to get chance at fire truck ride during Safety Day

COLUMBIANA — This Saturday a few lucky Joshua Dixon Elementary students will get a chance to win a ride home from school in a Columbiana fire truck sometime in the future. Fire Chief Rick Garrity said posters the elementary students made during Fire Prevention Week will be on display at the ...

‘Technicolor Dreamcoat’ on stage in Columbiana

Crown Theater Productions will present “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at Main Street Theater, 5 N. Main St., Columbiana. Performances begin at 8 p.m. Oct. 6, 7, 13 and 14; and at 2 p.m. Oct. 8 and 15. Tickets may be purchased at crowntheaterproductions.org or 800-838-3006. ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Salem Schools Finance Committee to meet SALEM — The Salem City Schools Finance Committee will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Administration Office. Drone Safety and Awareness Seminar planned CANFIELD —A Drone Safety and Awareness Seminar will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday in the ...

On the Calendar

WED/4 COLUMBIANA Retired plant employees of AT&T/Ohio Bell, breakfast, 8 a.m., Das Dutch Haus. HANOVERTON United High School Class of 1963, lunch, noon, Guilford Lake Grille. LEETONIA Leetonia High School Class of 1966, lunch, 12:30 p.m., Heck’s. SALEM Basket raffle for ...

Fall auction at United

United High School’s 24th annual fall auction begins at 6 p.m. Saturday in the United High School cafeteria. Proceeds from the auction are used to aid the junior class in funding its prom and after prom which will be held on April 28, 2018. To be auctioned off this year are over 190 items ...