Neighborhood News

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Winona Meeting House open Tuesdays WINONA — The 1838 Museum/Meeting House is open to visitors from 9 a.m. to noon today and every Tuesday. The museum, operated by the Winona Area Historical Society, is located on the corner of Winona Road and Cameron Street and handicap accessible. Among ...

On the Calendar

MON/11 BEAVER TOWNSHIP South Range school board, 7 p.m., high school band room; preceded by a records commission meeting at 6:50 p.m. COLUMBIANA TOPS 720 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) support group, Presbyterian Church; weigh-ins 9-9:35 a.m.; 330-482-5946. GOSHEN TOWNSHIP Board of ...

Youngstown State University graduates

YOUNGSTOWN — The following local residents were awarded degrees at Youngstown State University’s fall commencement. Alliance: Ozzy Chaney, master’s of science in education in counseling. Columbiana: Paul Arthur, bachelor’s of social work; Luke Barker, master’s of science in ...

Youngstown State University president’s, dean’s lists

President’s List YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State University students earning a perfect 4.0 grade point average have been named to the president’s list for fall semester 2018. To be eligible for the president’s list, honorees must be full-time undergraduate students with a 4.0 grade ...

Area students earn degrees, dean’s list at Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN – Bowling Green State University has announced the names of area graduates and dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester. Among area students are: Graduates Lisbon: Jenna Bartholomew, bachelor’s of science in criminal justice, summa cum laude. Salem: Brittany Skiba, ...

Top Crestview spellers

The top finishers in the recent Crestview spelling bee include, from left, Jake Noling, fifth-grader, second runner-up; Caleb Hall, seventh-grader, first runner-up; Lillian Urmson, seventh-grader, winner; Aubrey Unkefer, sixth-grader, third runner-up; Joanie Wood, eighth-grader, alternate. ...

On the Calendar

SUN/10 COLUMBIANA Crown Theater Productions will present Disney’s “Newsies The Broadway Musical,” 2 p.m., Main Street Theater; tickets at crowntheaterproductions.org or 330-482-9915. LEETONIA Haystack breakfast, 7-10 a.m., American Legion, 540 Main St.; $5; carryouts, ...

Roles switch in West Branch Theatre Dept.’s production of ‘Oliver’

BELOIT — The West Branch Theatre Department has produced many musicals over the years and in recent years produces at least three musicals a year. There has been years when as many as five shows have been produced. Needless to say the stage has become a popular place for a lot of West ...

Columbiana Speech Team qualifies 19 for state

The Columbiana Speech Team will send 19 qualifiers to the Ohio Speech and Debate Association (OSDA) state tournament on Feb. 28-March 2 in Canton. Students qualified by placing high and receiving four or more bids throughout the course of the season or by placing in the district tournament at ...

Making a Difference at West Branch Middle School

The Make a Difference Club at West Branch Middle School recently made and delivered 600 cups of hot cocoa to staff and students throughout the building. The 36 students in grades five to eight that comprise the club enjoyed doing something nice for others. The group worked together either ...

Sebring youngsters celebrate

B.L. Miller Elementary School in Sebring celebrated its 100th day of the school year on Feb. 5. Students participated in many activities throughout the day that involved counting to 100. Some students even created special 100th Day themed shirts. Pictured are, from left, Haley Delmont, Macie ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Winona Ruritans plan scholarships WINONA — Winona Ruritan Club recently announced the names of five high school seniors who are eligible for scholarships this spring. The seniors are Megan and Morgan Stamp, twin granddaughters of Lee Stamp; Frankie Heffinger, granddaughter of Jerry Brown; ...

Salem HS ‘69 raffles off prizes

The Salem High School Class of 1969 raffled off 11 prizes at the Salem vs West Branch home basketball game on Jan. 25. All proceeds will benefit the Salem High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund and was run by the class of 1969’s 50th-year reunion committee. Pictured are, from left, ...

Columbiana Girl Scout troop hosts annual STEM camp

Girl Scout Troop 80191 of Columbiana hosted its annual overnight Science, Technology Engineering Math (STEM) camp on Jan. 26 at the Best Western Dutch Inn. Scouts participated in a variety of STEM related activities including how to make a bouncy ball, math counting science, building a circuit, ...

Chili Cookoff raises donations for local charities

COLUMBIANA—Dave Gabbert was the winner of the 10th annual American Legion Riders Chili Cookoff held Jan. 27 at the Vineyards at Pine Lake. Brooke Schumacher took second place and People’s Choice Award. The event was sponsored by American Legion Post 290 in Columbiana. Each of the following ...

Capriculturists hold meeting

The Capriculturists 4-H Club met on Jan. 28 at the Greenford Ruritan Building. President Cherokee Mellott called the meeting to order. Eighteen members answered roll call conducted by Secretary Molly St. John. They answered with how many years they had been in 4H. Katie Downs led the Pledge of ...

Military group hosts announcer

Ltc. John T. Caparanis, a well-known local radio and TV sports announcer and a member of the Mahoning and Shenango Valley’s Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America, spoke at the monthly luncheon meeting at the Consolidated Activities Center of the Youngstown Air Reserve ...

On the calendar this week

SAT/9 ALLIANCE Bingo, 6:25 p.m., Disabled American Veterans #50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors open 5 p.m. COLUMBIANA Columbiana High School Class of 1961, breakfast, 9:30 a.m., Das Dutch Haus. Crown Theater Productions will present Disney’s “Newsies The Broadway Musical,” 8 p.m., ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Salem Band Boosters to meet SALEM — Salem Band Boosters will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the high school band room. Discussion items include the annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser in March, the upcoming New York City trip and parade, directors and organization financial reports and student ...