Neighborhood News

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THU/11 BEAVER TOWNSHIP South Range school board, 7 p.m., high school band room. BELOIT West Branch town hall meeting, 6:30 p.m., high school auditorium; discuss school calendar and district financials, academic report card and initiatives. COLUMBIANA Kaiser and National retirees, 8:30 ...

Mill Creek MetroParks has completed work on a parking lot at Sebring Woods . (Submitted photo)

Sebring Woods parking lot provides access to hiking trail

SEBRING—As part of the MetroParks’ ongoing capital improvement initiative, Mill Creek MetroParks is pleased to announce the completed construction of a 20-vehicle aggregate parking lot at the Sebring Woods facility in the Village of Sebring. The new parking lot is located on North ...

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WED/10 ALLIANCE Order loaded baked potato and stuffed pepper soups from Mile Branch Grange, 330-821-8023; leave your name, phone number, type of soup and number of quarts; pick up from 4-6 p.m. Jan. 11. CANFIELD MCCTC Caffeinate & Paint, 6-8 p.m., Mahoning County Career & ...

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Wellness Wednesday series continues at library SALEM— Salem Public Library continues the Wellness Wednesday series in 2018 with a variety of programs to help community members learn ways to have a healthier New Year. Chef J. R. Straley, Culinary Arts Instructor at Columbiana County Career ...

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TUE/9 COLUMBIANA Crestview Board of Education, will meet for work session, 5 p.m., high school conference room. DAMASCUS American Red Cross blood drive, 1-7 p.m., fellowship hall, Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road. LEETONIA Crochet for Charity,11 am-1 p.m.; Teen ...

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Columbiana United Methodist suspends ham dinners COLUMBIANA—The Columbiana United Methodist Church is suspending its drive-thru ham dinners for the months of January, February and March. Special benefit dance planned in Deerfield DEERFIELD—A special benefit dance for the Joe Horner ...

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MON/8 COLUMBIANA TOPS 720, Presbyterian Church, weigh-ins, 9-9:35 a.m.; 330-482-5946. Fairfield/Waterford Class of 1959, 5:30 p.m., Scratch Restaurant in Lisbon. HANOVERTON United Athletic Boosters, meeting, 7 p.m., high school library. LISBON Lepper Library, 1-on-1 computer help, 11 ...

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SUN/7 COLUMBIANA 40/8 Breakfast/pancakes, 10 a.m., $5 donation. 40/8 located in Columbiana on state Route 14 across from United Rentals. Carryouts will be available. LISBON Lions Club bingo, 6 p.m., Industrial Park, doors open at 4 p.m. SALEM Sons of AMVETS, breakfast, 8-11 a.m. ...

Columbiana Middle School student Brileigh Kocanjer was awarded the 2017 Outstanding Girl Scout of the Year. 
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Rotarians honor Outstanding Girl Scout of the Year

COLUMBIANA — The Columbiana Rotary presented Girl Scout Cadette Brileigh Kocanjer with the 2017 Outstanding Girl Scout of the Year Award at the annual Youth Recognition Awards Dinner. Kocanjer, 12, has spent six years in the Girl Scouts and is also involved in the Columbiana Middle School ...

Across our Classrooms

Fishel earns master’s degree from Emporia State University EMPORIA, Kan. — Sarah E. Fishel of Salem graduated on Dec. 16 with a master’s of science degree in mathematics from Emporia State University Dennis Mullin, vice chair of the Kansas Board of Regents, spoke during both ...

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Leetonia Ruritans honor member with award

Ron Bulford, right, presented Galen Zimmerman with the Ruritan of the Year award. The award was presented at the Leetonia Ruritan Club’s annual Christmas Party held at Lock 24 Restaurant in Elkton on Dec. 14. (Submitted photo)

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Dillon honored for leadership

Danielle Dillon was recognized by the Ohio Educational Service Center Association and the Columbiana County Educational Service Center for her leadership in Columbiana County. She was presented with an Outstanding Leadership Award at the ESC’s December board meeting. Through her involvement ...

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Salem Quota Club to host reverse raffle

The Salem Quota Club will host a reverse raffle at 1 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Salem Saxon Club. Lunch will be included with the purchase of a ticket. The grand prize is $1,000, with the option for the last four tickets drawn to split. All proceeds will benefit the Salem Speech and Hearing Clinic. ...

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Buckeye students visit Essex residents

The Buckeye Elementary kindergarten students visited with the residents at Essex I, II and III on December 18. The students sang Christmas songs and did some caroling to entertain the residents. The students also shared Christmas favorites like “Jingle Bells” and “Rudolph the Red Nosed ...

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Damascus students create fairy tale project

Students in the third-grade class at Damascus Elementary School wrote personalized fairy tales based on the interests of kindergarteners at West Boulevard Elementary School. After completing a genre study on fairy tales, Alrene Roelen’s class at Damascus partnered with Daniel Kibby’s and ...

Seven and One Club meets at Mrs. John Hively’s home

SALEM — The Seven and One Club met Wednesday evening for dinner and a Christmas party at the home of Mrs. John Hively. Mrs. Keith Keslar was a guest. Cards were played and prizes won by Mrs. Keslar, first; Mrs. Larry Dearth, second; Mrs. Jack Bruderly, low; and Mrs. Fred Weingart, ...

Western Reserve Knitting Guild to learn new stitch technique

CANFIELD—The Western Reserve Knitting Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Rotary Community Building in Fair Park in Canfield. Members will be learning a new stitch and a circular swatch technique. Please bring yarn and corresponding circular needles for those wishing to ...

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SAT/6 ALLIANCE Bingo, 6:25 p.m., Disabled American Veterans #50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; 5 p.m. GOSHEN TOWNSHIP Board of Trustees, 10 a.m., administration building. HANOVERTON United High School Class of 1967, breakfast, 8:30 a.m., Avalon Restaurant; ...

Gloria Judy (left) in discussion with Michelle Huffman (right) about her recent book available at the Salem Historical Society gift shop. (Submitted photo)

Author to discuss story at Historical Society gift shop

SALEM — The Salem Historical Society’s gift shop continues to offer items of interest on various topics. The annual community calendar which has been prepared for the last several years by the Salem Historical Society features “Dining in Salem” with some of Salem’s restaurants of the ...

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Lisbon school board seeks community input LISBON — Lisbon Exempted Village Board of Education will hold a community input meeting on the 2018-2019 school calendar at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, followed by a tax budget hearing at 4:45 p.m. and the reorganizational and regular board meeting at 5 ...