Neighborhood News

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Christmas craft show

The second annual “Christmas With Friends Craft Show” will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18 at the First Friends Church, 1028 Jennings Ave., Salem. Items available include gifts, home decor, ornaments, books collectibles, vintage items, candy, up-cycled/refinished items, lunch ...

Tribute to Veterans hosted by Family Recovery Center

LISBON — President Dwight D. Eisenhower once said of the day he began his military career, “The feeling came over me that the expression ‘The United States of America’ would now and henceforth mean something different than it ever had before. From here on, it would be the nation I ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Flu vaccination clinic set at Salem City Health District SALEM — A flu vaccination clinic will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, today at the Salem City Health District office, 230 N. Lincoln Ave, Suite 104. No appointments are necessary. For more information call 330-332-1618. Salem Schools ...

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Dr. Wanat opens office

The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce held a red ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 1 at the newly opened office of Frank B. Wanat DDS. Dr. Wanat’s office is located at 225 E. state Route 14, Suite 205, Columbiana. He focuses on providing skilled dentistry, comprehensive care, patient ...

On the Calendar

MON/13 COLUMBIANA TOPS 720, Presbyterian Church, weigh-ins, 9-9:35 a.m.; 330-482-5946. GOSHEN TOWNSHIP Board of Trustees, 7 p.m., administration building. LEETONIA Support/Bible study meeting, 7 p.m., 116 Oak St.; Phil Kinsey, 330-427-6880 or ...

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Honoring veterans in Middleton Township

Middleton Township held Veterans Day services at the Veterans Memorial in Negley Saturday. Pastor Cindy Figley of the Negley United Methodist Church delivered a stirring message using excerpts from some of the stories her father had her told about being in World War II. This was followed by the ...

On the calendar this week

SUN/12 LEETONIA Breakfast, 7-10 a.m., Leetonia American Legion; $5; 330-427-6259. LISBON Lions Club bingo, 6 p.m., Industrial Park, doors open at 4 p.m. NEW WATERFORD Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, New Waterford Eagles Club. SALEM Salem High School Class of 1969, lunch, 12:30 p.m., BB ...

Columbiana Schools honor rolls

Columbiana High School Distinguished Honor Roll Freshmen: Tyler Andersen, Lucas Angus, Augusta Clark, Alexis (Belle) Cope, Morgan Dunlap, Zoe Finsley, LeeAnn Harsha, Gabriel Heinrich, Logan Hoschar, Eric Ji, Ellie Latham, Maci Linhart, Lily Marsco, Benjamin McDade, Mandy McIntosh, Kyle ...

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Wilson excels as a scholar-athlete at Columbiana HS

Jared Wilson, a senior at Columbiana High School, is being recognized for academic excellence as a commended student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. According to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, Wilson is among 34,000 commended students recognized nationwide. He ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Weingart Cousins to meet SALEM — The Weingart Cousins breakfast group plans to meet Dec. 6. Salem Masons to host buffet SALEM—A public breakfast buffet will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Nov. 25 at the Salem Masonic Building, 788 E. State St. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children ...

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West Branch Middle School’s “Students of the Month”

West Branch Middle School recognizes one boy and girl student each month as its “Students of the Month” for excelling in the classroom and for having good character. Students at the school that define good character are trustworthy, caring, responsible, respectful, fair and have good ...

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Southern students combine reading, decorating pumpkins

Students in second grade at Southern Local Elementary completed a Pumpkin Book Report Project. Pictured sitting are, from left, Emma Jones (A Very Shopkins Vacation), Madeline Garner (Snuggle Buddies), Khloe Ensinger (Junie B. Jones), Jensen Allender (Tiger Can’t Sleep) and Liam Marshall ...

Area students among leaders at Youngstown State University

YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State University (YSU) has released the names of students who have accepted essential leadership positions this fall in various groups and organizations across campus. Area students include: Alliance: Jordan McNeil, creative writing major, president of Student ...

United Commercial Travelers Salem Council #590 held its annual grand counselor’s and ladies night dinner on Nov. 4 at the Salem Saxon Club. Pictured are, from left, Tom Smith, Gary Moffett, Wilma Moffett, Leland Vancamp, Linda Muckelroy and Bill Muckleroy. (Submitted photo)

Salem UCT holds annual dinner

SALEM — United Commercial Travelers (UCT) Salem Council #590 held its annual grand counselor’s and ladies night dinner at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Salem Saxon Club. Members attended from Salem, Alliance, Columbus and Dayton councils. Jim and Esther Coy were surprised with a cake for their ...

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‘Top Popper’ recognized

Tag Mumford, right, received the “Top Popper” award for highest popcorn sales in St. Paul Pack Six for 2017. Presenting the award was last year’s winner Conner Vienneau. (Submitted photo)

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Program to feature Alliance history from 1950 to 2000

ALLIANCE—For the past 25 years, Dan Skivolocke has been entertaining Alliance residents and history enthusiasts with stories of Alliance history, first in the period from 1850-1900 and then from 1900-1950. On Monday, for the first time, he will present a program covering the second half of ...

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United Quilt Guild donates to special needs playground

Pat Firestone on behalf of the United Quilt Guild presented a check for $1,572 from the group’s recent quilt show to Gretchen McGarry and Kelly Long. The funds will be used to enhance the Walnut Grove playground. Pictured are, from left, Long, McGarry and Firestone. (Submitted photo)

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Bunker Hill serving dinner

Bunker Hill Methodist Church at 15096 Middletown Road, Goshen Township, will serve a chicken and biscuits dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 5 to 12 years old. The menu includes mashed potatoes, gravy, glazed carrots, applesauce or cole slaw, cake ...

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First Friends Youth Basketball League now registering

As the calendar turns to fall, it is exciting to be thinking basketball again. Registration for the First Friends Youth Basketball League is now open for anyone in grades kindergarten to sixth. We are excited to announce that we are offering a kindergarten clinic this year for $30. Cost ...

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Walt Whitman speaker

The Salem Historical Society’s meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Dale Shaffer Library will feature “Walt Whitman: Bard of the Battlefield” presented by Pastor Carol Zeh. Pastor Zeh, active in Civil War organizations and a regular presenter, will present the history and read excerpts of ...