Neighborhood News

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Blanket of Love Mission seeks new members LEETONIA — One of the missions of the Leetonia First United Methodist Church is the Blanket of Love Mission. A group of women from the church has met once a month for the past 11 years when they cut, sew, stitch and enjoy each other’s company. ...

Winona Historical Society to meet Sept. 6

WINONA — The Winona Area Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the 1838 Meeting House/Museum at the corner of Winona Road and Cameron street. A program will be presented by Donald Coffee of Hudson. The public is invited. Coffee attended Coffee School for six years and then ...

On the calendar this week

TUE/28 CANTON Multi-County Juvenile Attention System Board of Trustees, 12:45 p.m., MCJAS Board Room, 815 Faircrest St. S.W.; Executive Committee, 9:30 a.m., Board Room; Capital Committee, 10:30 a.m., Small Board Room; Personnel Committee, 10:30 a.m., Board Room; Finance Committee, 11:30 ...

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Spaghetti dinner planned at New Alexander Christian Church EAST ROCHESTER — The public is invited to an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday at New Alexander Christian Church, 7665 Rochester Road. The meal includes salad, bread, dessert and beverage. Cost is $7 ...

Family Recovery Center earns 3-year accreditation

LISBON — The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International (CARF) announced that Family Recovery Center (FRC) has been accredited for a period of three years for its outpatient treatment, prevention and diversion programs. The latest accreditation is the fourth ...

Forever Safe Farm plans 2nd Goat Yoga & wine event

SALEM — The Forever Safe Farm Animal Education Center is holding its second Goat Yoga & wine event at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18. This event is number two, with the first goat-yoga fund raiser, now filled up, to be held on Thursday at 6 p.m. The September event is open and for $30 it ...

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mon/27 AUSTINTOWN Austintown Fitch Marching Band’s 47th annual band night, 7 p.m., Greenwood Chevrolet Falcon Stadium; visiting high school bands include Canfield, Girard, Lisbon, McDonald and Springfield; admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and senior citizens. COLUMBIANA TOPS ...

Pride of Salem performs National Anthem at Scrappers’ game

Members of the 2018-19 Salem High School Marching Band performed the National Anthem prior to the first pitch of the Mahoning Valley Scrappers vs. State College Spikes game on Aug. 18 at Cafaro Field in Niles. Students completed three weeks of band camp drills on Aug. 17 and performed during ...

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SUN/26 EAST LIVERPOOL Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center open 1-5 p.m. Animal Tracks, Kids/Family Activity , 1-4 p.m. LISBON Lions Club bingo, 6 p.m., Industrial Park, doors open at 4 p.m. MALVERN The 37th annual Great Trail Festival on State Route 43; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; admission is ...

Motivational start to school in Sebring

Students will find something new in the hallways at Sebring Local Schools when school starts on Aug. 22. Teachers, Board of Education members, principals, staff and even students painted inspirational messages throughout the halls. “Somewhere inside all of us is the power to change the ...

Canfield Fair Outstanding Youth to be named Thursday

CANFIELD—The Outstanding Youth Award will be announced during the Youth Day ceremonies at 2 p.m. Thursday on the Concourse Stage. The Outstanding Youth Award was established to provide an opportunity to recognize youth who are involved in one or more of the seven Junior Fair Youth ...

12 youths vie for 4-H royalty at Canfield Fair

CANFIELD—This year’s Canfield Fair 4-H Royal Court includes six queen and six king candidates featuring several from local schools. The king and queen will be chosen at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Main Concourse Stage across from the Canfield Fair Office. Queen candidates include Karlee Banks, ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

May family reunion set for Sept. 15 SUMMITVILLE — The 25th May family reunion will be held on Sept. 15 at the Summitville Fire Hall. Dinner will be served at 1 p.m. Those attending are reminded to bring a coverdish and an item for the white elephant sale. The meat and beverages will be ...

Basket awarded during Second Saturday

August’s Salem Second Saturday was held on Aug. 11 in the downtown business district with art as the monthly theme. The “pARTy” featured a variety of activities and events with a basket raffle courtesy of BB Rooners and Lawson’s Once Loved Furniture. Pictured is this month’s winner, ...

Mahoning County Jr. Fair Board offers committee reports

CANFIELD—The Mahoning County Junior Fair Board met Aug. 16 at the Junior Fair Restaurant on the Canfield Fairgrounds. Members shared the following committees reports: Battle of the Barns discussed what each member will bring to the fair to set up the course for this event; Public Relations ...

September Deerfield dance canceled for holiday

DEERFIELD — The Deerfield Historical Society’s dance will be canceled on the first Monday in September due to Labor Day. The next dance will be held on Sept. 17.

On the Calendar

SAt/25 ALLIANCE Bingo, 6:25 p.m., Disabled American Veterans #50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors open at 5 p.m. COLUMBIANA Columbiana Street Market, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., South Main Street between Park Avenue and Friend Street. Log House Museum open, 2-4 p.m. EAST LIVERPOOL Beaver Creek Wildlife ...

Church Happenings

NORTH LIMA — An all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will be available from 7 to 10 a.m. today at the North Lima Mennonite Church, 90 Mennonite Drive. Items on the buffet will include eggs, pancakes, french toast, sausage, potatoes, homemade pastries, sausage gravy and biscuits, peppers and ...

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Salem AMVETS to meet Sunday SALEM — AMVETS Post 45 has scheduled the following meetings on Sunday. Trustees will meet at 10:30 a.m., the Executive Committee meets at 11 a.m., followed by the membership meeting at noon. Salem Library book group to meet SALEM — Salem Public Library’s ...

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FRI/24 BELOIT West Branch High School Freshmen Orientation Camp, 1-4 p.m., high school auditorium; parents informational meeting, 3:30 p.m., auditorium; returning students can pick up schedules, 8 a.m.-noon; information, 330-938-2183. Back to School Bash, 4:30-6:30 p.m., West Branch High ...