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August 17, 2012
Salem News

Gas info available for Guilford residents

GUILFORD LAKE - The Guilford Lake Civic Association is working with Columbia Gas of Ohio to try and get natural gas service extended to those areas of Guilford Lake not serviced by natural gas.

Their first step in this process is to obtain name and addresses of those residents that would potentially be interested in the service.

Columbia Gas would then determine the feasibility of extending natural gas facilities to the various neighborhoods.

Residents of the Guilford Lake Area who would be interested in the service are asked to call either Joyce Lasky at 330-222-1759 or Bob Gause at 330-222-1975 to have their name added to the list or for more information.

Those interested should note that indicating an interest will not commit them to converting to natural gas.

Board Operations Committee will meet

LISBON - The Columbiana County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board Operations Committee will meet at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Leetonia Class of 1950 will meet

LEETONIA - The Leetonia High School Class of 1950 plans to meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 22 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Get-Together will be held Sept. 10

YOUNGSTOWN - The Mahoning Valley Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Get-Together is slated from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10 in the Park Vista Retirement Center's Gathering Room on the first floor, 1216 Fifth Ave., Youngstown.

This event is free, ASHA approved, and offers .1 CEU. A representative from the company "Simply Thick" present informational and educational material regarding descriptions and various aspects of liquid thickening products. Reservations are requested by Sept. 1 at landfrn@neo.rr.com.

Library registering for storytimes

COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana Public Library is now registering for the storytimes for children ages 6 months to 5 years old.

New this fall is Babytime which is a lapsit program offered for babies 6 to 18 months and their caregiver. Sessions are offered once a month on the third Tuesday from 10-10:30 a.m. beginning Sept. 18.

Toddlertime is a lapsit program and will be held weekly on Thursday mornings from 10 to 10:30 or 11 to 11:30 beginning Sept. 6 for toddlers age 18 months up to 3 years and their caregivers.

Storytime will be held weekly on Wednesday mornings from 10 to 10:45 or Thursday afternoons from 1 to 1:45 for ages 3 to 5 and begins Sept. 5.

All classes include age appropriate stories, finger plays, and crafts for the older children, and are free to the public. Pre-registration is required. For information or to register call the library at 330-482-5509 or stop in at 332 N. Middle Street.

Society admission is at Shaffer Library

SALEM - The Salem Historical Society continues to be open for Sunday tours from 1 to 4 p.m., but with the opening of the Dale Shaffer Research Library which includes a new transportation and industrial exhibit, visitors are asked to go there for admission.

Entrance is on the Dale Shaffer Way off of East Pershing with parking in the First United Methodist Church or city municipal parking lots.

Members are admitted free but others pay an admission fee which will allow visiting all buildings of the society's museum. A special offer is given to all new members in celebration of the society's 65th anniversary. For more information call 330-337-8514.

Board of Elections will meet Aug. 20

LISBON - The Columbiana County Board of Elections will meet in regular session at 10 a.m. Aug. 20 at the Board Office located at 7989 Dickey Dr., Suite 3.

Leetonia Class of 1962 will tour school

LEETONIA - The Leetonia High School Class of 1962 will tour Leetonia School at 3 p.m. Aug. 23. Classmates are asked to meet at the front entrance.

Classmates are also invited to breakfast at 9 a.m. Aug. 24 at Das Dutch Haus in Columbiana.

Piranha Aquatics holding info sessions

SALEM - Piranha Aquatics is holding parent information sessions at 6 p.m. Aug. 20 and 29 for parents who are interested in learning about the program.

Piranha Aquatics is a non-profit youth swim team that practices September through May at the Salem Community Center.

The only requirement is that the child can swim the length of the pool without stopping. Questions may be directed to head coach Caroline McDermott at 330-548-SWIM or www.PiranhaAquatics.com.

Habitat hosting volunteer opportunity

SALEM - Habitat for Humanity of Northern Columbiana County will host a special volunteer opportunity on Sept. 11 at 317 E. Fourth St.

Habitat invites the community to participate in a day of building, which will also include ceremonies and moments of silence to honor the fallen and recognize first responders and armed service members.

Since 2009, Sept. 11 has been marked as a National Day of Service and Remembrance. Paying tribute through service was inspired by the remarkable spirit of unity, compassion and service that arose in America immediately following the attacks.

Habitat welcomes people of all skill levels to serve as builders, registrars and food service volunteers. There will be two volunteer shifts available, the first from 8 a.m. to noon and the second from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Lunch will be available to all volunteers at noon.

Anyone interested in volunteering should contact the Habitat for Humanity office at 330-337-1003 or volunteerhabitatncc@yahoo.com in order to RSVP.

Habitat for Humanity of Northern Columbiana County, a United Way Agency, is a non-profit Christian ministry that partners with families in need to build simple, decent houses. Families purchase their homes through a 0 percent interest mortgage and also contribute volunteer time known as "sweat equity." Habitat for Humanity makes no profit on the sales of homes. Those wishing to learn more about the work of HFHNCC can visit facebook.com/habitatofncc.

ROCC Fest fund raiser is Saturday

LISBON - The public is invited to the ROCC Fest's fund raiser on Saturday at the Guilford Lake Grille, 7094 Eastlake Road. Music will be provided by Zach Paxson from 8 to 9 p.m., Rock & Blues from 9 to 10 p.m., The Knowledge Dropout from 10 to 11 p.m. and The Breezeway from 11 p.m. to midnight.

Admission is $10 at the door. There will be a 50/50 and raffle baskets. Proceeds will be directed to the Columbiana County Humane Society's Reduce Overpopulation of Cats and Canines program.

 
 

 

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