United 1967 reunion set July 21
HANOVERTON- The United High Class of 1967 will meet for its 45-year reunion at 5 p.m. July 21 at Mark's Landing on Guilford Lake. Teachers, staff and other alumni are welcome to drop by after 8 p.m. to socialize with class members. For information contact Jim at 330-222-1739 or Bill at 330-424-1259.
Bigfoot Adventure at Salem Library
SALEM- The Salem Public Library will host a Bigfoot Adventure at 6:30 p.m. July 30 in the Quaker Room. Bigfoot researcher and enthusiast David Bly will present a program about the elusive Bigfoot. Registration is required. To register or for information call 330-332-0042 or stop in at 821 E. State St. The program is open to the public and free of charge. Learn more about library programming and services online at www.salem.lib.oh.us.
BBQ Chicken Dinner planned in Negley
NEGLEY- The Negley Masonic Lodge will hold an all-you-can-eat BBQ Chicken Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. July 21 at the lodge, 50873 Richardson Ave. (state Route 154). Costis $7 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under. Take-out orders will be available.
Composting seminars at Mill Creek farm
CANFIELD- The Mahoning County Green Team is conducting educational seminars about composting at 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, in Classroom A at the Mill Creek MetroParks Farm on state Route 46. The cost for each seminar is $10 for Mahoning County residents and $40 for non-residents. Seminars will include a one-hour training session with video instruction and open discussion. Registrants will receive a backyard compost bin, instructional booklet and trouble-shooting guide. To register call the Green Team at 330-740-2060.
Vacation Bible School at Salem church
SALEM- Salem Bible Church, 807 Cunningham Road, will host its Vacation Bible School from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 13 through 16. All children kindergarten through sixth grade are welcome. The event will include bible lessons, singing, crafts, games and an opportunity to meet new friends.
Vacation Bible School n Kensington
KENSINGTON- Kensington Christian Church will host its Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 16 through 20 for ages toddler to sixth grade. The closing program will be Sunday, July 22 during Worship Hour with a picnic lunch to follow. For information call 330-223-8026.
Ice Cream Social at Grace Lutheran
EAST PALESTINE- Grace Lutheran Church will host an Ice Cream Social from 4 to 7 p.m. today. Proceeds will go to the church's Improvement and Maintenance Fund.
No Salem Dem meetings until Sept. 13
SALEM - The Salem Perry Township Democratic Party will not meet again until Sept. 13.
Raccoon rabies check offered
LISBON - As part of a rabies surveillance program, the Columbiana County Health Department will serve as a raccoon dropoff location weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The department through a partnership agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture, Wildlife Services, received a freezer, with a weekly pickup schedule, for raccoon specimen storage. Only raccoons believed to be sick that were humanely killed will be accepted. People submitting specimens must make sure the skull is not damaged and that tissue is fresh. Maggot infested or extremely decomposed specimens will not be accepted. The location where the raccoon was discovered will also be requested. All specimens should be handled using water-repellent gloves and doubled bagged to prevent further exposure. In 2012, Ohio has seen 11 rabies cases. For information, contact Lori Barnes, environmental director, at 330-424-0272.