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August 11, 2012
Salem News

Lisbon school board to meet

LISBON - The Lisbon Exempted Village Board of Education's regular meeting begins at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the board room.

United Local BOE to meet

HANOVERTON -The United Local Board of Education will meet in special session at 7 a.m. Tuesday in the high school library. Routine business of the school district will be considered.

Leetonia 1958-61 fish fry

LEETONIA -The Leetonia High School classes of 1958-61 are invited to a fish fry at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the home of Sandy and Janice Hill on state Route 45. Those attending are asked to park in the Kent State parking lot.

Rabies shots at Busy Beaver

SALEM - Angels for Animals will visit the Salem Busy Beaver at 2340 E. State St. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 18. Angels' medical staff will provide a rabies and microchip clinic on a first-come, first-served basis. Rabies vaccinations will be $8 and microchips are $25. Pet Armor flea medicine will also be available for sale.

Numerous cats and dogs will be available for adoption as well. Cats will include a Persian, several Maine Coon mixes, a variety of colors including white, and some that have arrived as front declawed. Volunteers will be serving complimentary hot dogs and popcorn. Beverages will be available for a small donation. Visit for more information.

Ketchum family reunion

SALINEVILLE - The Ketchum family reunion begins at 1 p.m. Aug. 19 at Salineville Kiwanis pavilion featuring games for children. For more information call Judy Brewer at 330-738-4721.

Breakfast for Deming retirees

SALEM - Deming Retirees will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. Aug. 21 at Salem Hills Golf and Country Club. All former employees are welcome. For more information call 330-332-1127.

Salem 1954 breakfast set

SALEM -The Salem High School Class of 1954 plans to meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Aug. 30 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

EP Alumni marching band

EAST PALESTINE - East Palestine High School Alumni Marching Band will play at half-time of the football game at the high school field on Sept. 7. Information, registration and music are available at T-shirts are available for $10 for first time performers. Make checks payable to East Palestine Band Parents. All former musicians are welcome. For more information contact Jim or Carolyn Wilson at or 330-426-9960.

Rotarians plan India exchange

SALEM - Rotarians of District 6650, comprised of 10 counties in east central Ohio, are seeking four outstanding professionals to visit India in mid-January through mid-February 2013 as part of the Group Study Exchange (GSE) program of the Rotary International Foundation.

Through the program, teams of professionals exchange visits between paired areas in different countries. The award involves a four week visit, during which team members share personal knowledge of their own country and experience the customs, vocations, and lifestyles of another.

The purpose of a Group Study Exchange is to promote international understanding and goodwill through person-to-person contact. While abroad, team members stay in Rotarians' homes and have the opportunity to meet their professional counterparts. They will also give presentations to Rotary clubs and other groups about their home country. The Rotary International Foundation provides a round-trip air ticket, and local Rotarians in the host country provide meals, lodging, and group travel in their district. Team members pay for personal and incidental expenses including passport, travel insurance, and airport fees.

People interested in applying should be employed full-time in a recognized business or profession. Young professionals within the age range of 25 to 40 are encouraged to apply. Applicants must live or be employed in Rotary District 6650, which extends from Kinsman to Steubenville and west to Wooster and Millersburg. Applicants must be sponsored by a local Rotary club.

For an application, download the file at For more information contact GSE Chairperson, Elayne Bozick at 330-360-3799 or by email at Applications should be sent to Elayne Bozick, 4752 Oak St., Lowellville, Ohio 44436 by Aug. 27. Interviews are scheduled for Sept. 2.

ODOT?announces closings

The Ohio Department of Transportation has issued the following road closings and openings.

U.S. Route 62 in Canfield Township: Beginning Aug. 13, U.S. Route 62 between Mellinger Road and Raccoon Road will be closed through Aug. 18 for a culvert replacement. The detour will be U.S. Route 224 to state Route 625.

Interstate 76 in Milton Township: The I-76 westbound exit ramp to state Route 534 is now open.

State Route 165 in Beaver and Green townships: Beginning Aug. 13, state Route 11 under state Route 165 will have various lane restrictions for bridge repairs.

Beginning Aug. 20, state Route 165 over state Route 11 will be closed through mid-November for a bridge replacement. The detour is state Route 46 to state Route 14 to state Route 164. This work is part of a $2.3 million project to replace two bridges on state Route 165, one over state Route 11 and one over Mill creek. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by August 2013.

State Routes 7, 165, and 170 in Beaver and Springfield townships: state Route 165 from state Route 626 to state Route 617, state Route 7 from the Mahoning County line to state Route 164 and state Route 170 from state Route 617 to the Mahoning County line has various daily lane restrictions for resurfacing. Traffic is maintained by flaggers. This work is part of a $1.5 million project to resurface state Route 7 from the Mahoning County line to state Route 164, state Route 165 from state Route 626 to state Route 617 and state Route 170 from the Mahoning County line to state Route 617. The entire project will be completed by October 2012.



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