Neighborhood News

United Local honor rolls

United High School All As Freshmen: Trevor McCormack, Emily McKarns, Joshua Scott, Samantha Wolfe, Sydney Young. Distinguished Honors Freshmen: Parker Berdine, Caleb Blake, Allison Brown, Keegan Calkins, Christopher Cannon, Maicee Clemens, Allison Connor, Tyler Dickens, Julianna Logan, Bryce ...

Columbiana student knows his place in the world

John Rhodes is this year’s Geography Bee winner at Columbiana Middle School. He also won the geography bee last school year. Geography is the subject the eighth-grade student is passionate about. His interest to learn as much about geography as he can helped him defend his title as ...

Works of creative West Branch earn Scholastic Awards

Students from West Branch High School were recently awarded during the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Their work was on display in Bliss Hall at Youngstown State University. Honorable mention recipients are Emily Algaier, Jayden Boggs, Olivia Buehler, Ray McDonald, Katelynn McCullough, ...

McKinley Elementary’s top spellers

McKinley Elementary School recently held its fourth and fifth-grade spelling bees to prepare students for the district and county spelling bees. The winner of the fourth-grade spelling bee was Seth Greathouse with runners up Aiden Davis and Henry Hawthorne. The winner of the fifth-grade ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Weingart Cousins observe birthdays SALEM — Birthdays were observed when eight members of the Weingart Cousins met recently. The group’s next breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. March 6 at Adele’s Place. Blood drive planned at nursing facility SALEM — Salem Healthcare Centers will hold an ...

Damascus Ruritans name officers

DAMASCUS — During the January meeting, Damascus Ruritan Club President Tony Tenzek spoke of his desires for the coming year, to look for ways the club to be more of service to the community under his leadership as president. He announced the chairmen of each of the Community Service ...

Counseling Center honors deceased volunteer

LISBON — Martha E. Moore was posthumously honored for her extensive service and generosity on Feb. 6 at the monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Counseling Center. At the meeting, her three surviving sons, Benjamin B. Moore of New York City and Robert N. Moore and Nathaniel B. ...

Canfield Masons recognize longtime members

Argus Masonic Lodge No. 545 in Canfield paid tribute to seven of its longtime members at its annual awards night on Feb. 8. Honored were Brothers Dale Edwards May, Robert James Mayerchak and Asa Lawrence Bibbee all of Youngstown, Earl Thomas Brown of Warren and Russell Wilson Gillam Jr. of ...

Former OSU, NFL star to be featured speaker at SRMC Foundation gala

SALEM — The Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) Foundation has announced former Ohio State All-American and NFL All-Pro linebacker Chris Spielman as the featured speaker for its 2019 Hearts and Stars Gala, to be held at 6 p.m. March 23 at The Vineyards at Pine Lake in Columbiana. All ...

Church Happenings

EAST ROCHESTER — A swiss steak dinner will be served from 4 to 7:30 p.m. today at the East Rochester United Methodist Church, 24754 U.S. Route 30. The meal includes mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cole slaw, applesauce, rolls, dessert and beverage. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for ...

Sebring schools to aid cancer patient

SEBRING — Sebring and Waterloo may be Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference rivals, but off the court, Sebring High School is joining a Waterloo freshman’s fight with cancer. Waterloo freshman Brenden Kidikas is battling brain cancer. Throughout February, Sebring students and staff will ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Banquet in Salem to feature lasagna, salad SALEM — The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St. The meal will be sponsored by the South Range basketball team. The menu offers lasagna, salad, fresh vegetables and fruit and cupcakes. ...

On the Calendar

FRI/15 CANFIELD Alzheimer Network Family Support Group meeting, 10 a.m., Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St.; 330-788-9755. COLUMBIANA Crown Theater Productions will present Disney’s “Newsies The Broadway Musical,” 8 p.m., Main Street Theater; tickets at ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Salem school board to meet Tuesday SALEM — The Salem Board of Education’s special board meeting begins at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday in the library at Salem High School to review board goals. Board members will meet for a regular meeting immediately following the organizational meeting at 6 p.m. ...

On the Calendar

THU/14 ALLIANCE Pre-ordered soup pickup, 4-6 p.m., Mile Branch Grange, 495 Knox School Road; 330-821-8023. CANFIELD Valentine’s Day dinner, 6:30 p.m., Ursuline Center, 4280 Shields Road; tickets $30; 330-792-7636. COLUMBIANA Kaiser and National retirees, breakfast, 8:30 a.m., ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Swiss steak dinner offered in East Rochester EAST ROCHESTER — A swiss steak dinner will be served from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the East Rochester United Methodist Church, 24754 U.S. Route 30. The meal includes mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cole slaw, applesauce, rolls, dessert ...

On the calendar this week

WED/13 ALLIANCE Noon deadline to order soup from Mile Branch Grange, chili and chicken noodle; $6 per quart, 495 Knox School Road; 330-821-8023. GOSHEN TOWNSHIP Goshen High School Class of 1958, lunch, noon, Annabell’s restaurant; bring a guest. GREENFORD Legos and Stories, 4 p.m., ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

March 2 is deadline for talent show SALEM —The deadline for acts to sign up for this year’s Salem’s Got Talent show is March 2. Organizer Scott Sheldon of the Salem Memorial Building said this is the fifth year for the stage show and five singing and dancing acts have stepped forward ...

On the Calendar

TUE/12 ALLIANCE Free HealthTalks program, The ABCs of Medicare, 6 p.m., Alliance Community Hospital, 200 E. State St.; reservations required at 330-754-4508 or aultman.org. CANFIELD Beef quality assurance certification opportunities, 1-2 and 7-8 p.m., Mahoning County Extension Office, ...

Lisbon homecoming court

Lisbon David Anderson High School will crown the 2019 basketball homecoming queen during Friday’s game against Jackson Milton. The candidates are, from left, Natalie Ammon, Maddie Freeman, Haley Toot, Karsyn Faulk and Cadee Johnston. (Submitted photo)