Drive-thru flu shot clinic set Thursday
SALEM - The Salem Area Visiting Nurse Association is hosting a "drive-thru" flu clinic, weather-permitting, from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at 718 E. Third St. In case of inclement weather, the clinic will be held indoors. Cost is $20. SAVNA will bill Medicare Part B or Anthem Senior Advantage Products (YRA, YRE, YRI and YRS prefixes only). Bring your insurance card with you.
Fall Pops concert set at United Thursday
HANOVERTON -The United Local Vocal Music Department will present its fall Pops Concert at 7 p.m. Thursday in the high school auditorium. Performing will be seventh and eighth-grade choirs, Touch of Gold show choir, high school mixed chorus, concert choir and Flight show choir. Admission is free. The annual basket raffle will take place prior to the concert. All groups are under the direction of Cindy Neiswanger.
Trunk or Treat at First United Methodist
SALEM - The First United Methodist Church will hold its annual Trunk or Treat at 5 p.m. Thursday in the south parking lot on South Broadway Avenue.
The Faithful Hearts group will have a concession stand and also sell "Mumpkins" (mums in a live pumpkin vase.) The event will precede Salem's annual Halloween parade which begins at 6 p.m. with line-up in front of city hall.
Beaver Local BOE to meet Thursday
LISBON - The Beaver Local Board of Education will meet in special session at 6 p.m. Thursday in the administration building conference room, 13093 state Route 7. The purpose of the meeting is to enter into executive session for the purpose of the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion or compensation of an employee or the investigation of charges or complaints against an employee, official, licensee or student and any other matters that come before the board.
MetroParks set oil drilling hearing
CANFIELD - Mill Creek MetroParks will conduct the second of two public hearings regarding the oil and gas industry and its potential effect on Mill Creek MetroParks. The public is invited to attend and share their comments from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McMahon Hall, MetroParks Farm.
This hearing will include presentations by Representative Robert Hagan; the Guardians of Mill Creek Park, featuring Ted Voneida, Ph.D, Neurobiology, who will speak on the health effects of shale gas hydrofracturing; and Dr. Ray Beiersdorfer, Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Youngstown State University.
Those attending will be asked to sign in prior to speaking, and observe a set of ground rules when they speak. There will be approximately one hour for public comments at each session. For information call Mill Creek MetroParks at 330-702-3000.
Guilford Lake Candidates Night
GUILFORD LAKE - Meet the Candidates Night is being sponsored by the Guilford Lake Civic Association, a non-partisan group, that has extended an open invitation to all candidates who will be on the Nov. 6 ballot. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Ruritan Building on Route 172 at Guilford Lake. Candidates will have time to present themselves and answer questions from the audience. The meeting is open to the public. Any candidate who has not yet responded is asked to call either Bob Gause at 330-222-1975, or Peg Leone at 330-222-1300, to secure a place on the agenda.
Party at Salem Italian-American Club
SALEM - A Halloween party will be held from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Italian-American Club on Penn Avenue. Prizes will be awarded for best costume. Music will be provided by Catch 22.
Hog roast at Trinity Friends Church
LISBON - The community is invited to a free hog roast from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Friends Church, Family Life Center, 33937 U.S. Route 30. For information call the church at 330-424-9204 or Sarah Kuykendall at 234-564-5489.
Breakfast buffet set at Salem Masons
SALEM-A public breakfast buffet will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Salem Masonic Building, 788 E. State St. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children under age 10 and free for children under 2. The menu offers pancakes, waffles, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, homemade sausage gravy, biscuits, homefries, toast, fruit cocktail, orange juice, coffee and tea. The building is equipped with a handicapped accessible elevator. Proceeds will be directed to the Salem Masonic Building Fund.
Halloween dance at Salem Eagles
SALEM - The Salem Eagles Club is hosting a Halloween dance and costume contest Saturday. Music will be provided by Mirror Image from 9 p.m. to midnight. The public is invited.
Workshop, field day for trappers
HIGHLANDTOWN - Advanced trappers field day and workshop, for experienced and new trappers young and old, will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at Highlandtown Wildlife Area Headquarters. Participants will have the opportunity to take the Division of Wildlife Trapper Education Course. For information call Vern Snyder, OSTA Region 12 director, at 330-223-1683 or HWAH at 330-679-2201.
Breakfast, fish fry set at VFW Sunday
WASHINGTONVILLE - The public is invited to breakfast and a fish fry at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5532. Breakfast will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday. The fish fry will be held from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2. Cost is $8.50. Carryouts for both meals are available by calling 330-427-2533.
Food distribution set in Winona
WINONA - A food distribution will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Winona Friends Church, 4615 Whinnery Road. Families and individuals living in the United Local School District are eligible.
County Healt Dept. offers flu shots
LISBON - The Columbiana County Health Department will continue to provide seasonal flu shots at various sites throughout the county through Nov. 2.
Calcutta: St. Claire Township Hall, 15422 Pugh Road, 9-11 a.m. Oct. 26.
Wellsville: Wellsville Alumni Hall, Fourth Street, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 26.
Salineville: Salineville Kiwanis Building, 100 North Alley, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 2.
West Township: West Township Hall, 10621 Rochester Road, 9-11 a.m. Nov. 2.
Cost for influenza vaccine is $25 and $40 for high dose vaccine for seniors.
Most major medical insurance accepted. Influenza vaccine for children under 18 years of age are currently available through the immunization clinic. Call for availability and to schedule an appointment. For information contact the Columbiana County Health Department at 330-424-0272.
AAA?driving school set in Salem
SALEM - AAA Driving School's drivers education begins from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 29 at Salem High School. There will also be a morning class beginning Oct. 30 from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. at the high school. Registration forms are in the high school office. For information call 330-277-0052.
County Records Commission
LISBON - The Columbiana County Records Commission will meet at 11 a.m. Oct. 31 in the auditor's conference room at the court house.
Apply for Christmas assistance by Nov. 1
SALEM - Nov. 1 is the final day to apply for Christmas assistance from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 1249 N. Ellsworth Ave.
Salem 1963 plans lunch ar Salem Hills
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1963 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 1 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Winona Historical Society to meet
WINONA - The Winona Area Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Winona Meeting House on Winona Road.
Veterans Day programs 1n Columbiana
COLUMBIANA - All area veterans are invited to Veterans Day programs at Columbiana Schools. Dixon Elementary's program begins at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 9 in the all-purpose room. A doughnut and coffee reception for the veterans follows.
Columbiana High School and South Side Middle School will host its Veterans Day program at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 9 in the high school gymnasium. A cookie and punch reception follows.
Veterans are asked to register by Nov. 2 by contacting Megan Cowan at 330-482-5354 Ext. 34525 or Megan.Cowan@columbianaschools.org.
Mullins Office Ladies luncheon
SALEM - The Mullins Office Ladies luncheon begins at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Lifeguard training course offered
SALEM - The Salem Community Center is offering a lifeguard training course from Nov. 5-16. Classes will run weeknights from 5 to 8. Cost is $220 for members and $260 for non-members. Upon completion participants will receive lifeguard training, first aid, professional rescuer CPR and AED essentials certifications. To register call 330-332-5885.
Breakfast planned at Salem Eagles
SALEM - The public is invited to a haystack breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Nov. 10 at the Salem Eagles Club on North Ellsworth Avenue. Cost is $5 per person.
Christmas auction fund raiser planned
LISBON - The First United Methodist Church is hosting its bi-annual Christmas auction fund raiser from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center. Proceeds from the auction benefit the church's building fund. There will be live and silent auction bidding on numerous holiday items, handmade crafts and gift packages donated from local businesses. Entertainment will be provided by the Lisbon Community Chorus and Stage Left Players. Appetizers and assorted desserts will be served. Reservation are requested by Nov. 1 at 330-424-5212. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for children under 12, and free for 5 and under.
Remove summer flowers from cemetery
SALINEVILLE - All summer flowers and decorations must be removed from Woodland Cemetery in Salineville before Nov. 30.
LEETONIA- The Leetonia Community Public Library will host an autumn tea with featured speaker Karen Biery, artist and author, at 2 p.m. Saturday. Registration is necessary. To register call 330-427-6635 by Friday. There is no cost to the event. Several of Karen's books involve Salem, and she is planning her next novel which will include the coke ovens of Leetonia.