Libertarian candidate to speak
STREETSBORO - Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson is scheduled to appear at a campaign rally at 7:30 p.m. today at Stringz & Wingz, 1543 state Route 303. Prior to the rally, Johnson will host a meet and greet for local officials and donors from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Johnson, 59, was the Republican governor of New Mexico from 1995-2003. He started a one-man handyman venture while in high school that grew into the largest construction company in New Mexico. For more information about Johnson go to garyjohnson2012.com.
Lego Club to meet in Salem
SALEM - The Salem Public Library's Lego Club meeting begins at 10 a.m. Saturday. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to bring their Legos to the library to create block vehicles. Admission is free. For more information call the library at 330-332-0042.
Railroad Assoc. open house
YOUNGSTOWN - The Youngstown Model Railroad Association's fall open house is open from noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 3, 4, 10, 11 and Dec. 1, 2, 8 and 9. The club is located at the comer of Raccoon Road and Four Mile Run Road in Austintown. Admission is $3 per person and free for children under 12. For information call 330-799-8691.
EP school board meets Monday
EAST PALESTINE - The East Palestine City School District Board of Education's regular meeting begins at 6 p.m. Monday in the EPES Media Center.
Poetry reading in East Liverpool
EAST LIVERPOOL - Local poet Karen Kotrba will read from her recently published book of poems, "She Who is Like a Mare: Poems of Mary Breckinridge and the Frontier Nursing Service" at 1 p.m. Nov. 5 at Java Jo's, 514 E. Fifth St. A second reading begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Quiet Study Lounge of the Main Building, Kent State University, 400 E. Fourth St.
Lisbon BOE meets Tuesday
LISBON - The Lisbon Exempted Village Board of Education's regular meeting begins at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the board room at the BOE office.
Election Day luncheon planned
COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana First United Methodist Church at 210 S. Main St. will hold an Election Day luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 6. Cost is $5 for a hot ham and cheese sandwich, baked beans, chips, brownie and a beverage.
Cover Crop Workshop set
HOMEWORTH -A Cover Crop Workshop is planned for Nov. 7 at Campbell Bros. Inc., 3821 Union Ave. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. with the field visit starting at 5 p.m.
Registration is recommended by Nov. 5. The Cover Crop workshop is presented by Agland, Carroll, Columbiana, Stark and Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the Natural Resources Conservation Service. For more information contact Stark SWCD at 330-830-7700 Ext. 103.
Veterans breakfast at Crestview
COLUMBIANA - Crestview High School and middle school will be honoring local veterans with a continental-style breakfast and assembly on Nov. 8. Breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. in the high school cafeteria followed by an assembly in the Performing Arts Center to honor those who have served in the armed services. Any veteran who would like to attend is asked to call the high school or middle school offices at 330-482-4744 or 330-482-4648. Students are encouraged to invite a veteran and attend breakfast with their guest.
Kaiser retirees breakfast set
SALEM - Kaiser/National retirees and past employees are invited to breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 8 at Adele's Place.
CPR class offered at United
HANOVERTON - A CPR class will be offered at United High School at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 8. All are welcome. Cost is $20. If interested call Chris Grace at 330-223-1521.
Salem 1953 dinner planned
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1953 plans to meet for dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Fairway Room at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Veterans invited to Southern Local
SALINEVILLE - Southern Local Schools is hosting its annual Veterans Day breakfast and assembly on Nov. 9. All veterans are invited to attend the 8 a.m. breakfast, free of charge. The program begins at 9 a.m. and is open to the public.
Four Shillings Short Concert set
SALEM - The Four Shillings Short Concert, presented by Dulci-More, begins at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 in the meeting room of the Dale Shaffer Research Library, 239 S. Lundy Ave. Admission is $10 per person (an additional $5 covers all the children in a family). Refreshments will be available at intermission. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org, www.dulcimore.org or 234-564-3852.
HEAP walk-ins due by Nov.9
LISBON - Community Action Agency will see walk-ins only until Nov. 9 for Emergency HEAP. Each day at 6 a.m., 30 numbers will be put out for applicants. If you get a number, you are guaranteed to be seen by an intake worker. The office is located at 7860 Lincole Place (rear) in Lisbon. Ohio's 2012-2013 Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program provides assistance to low-income households that have had utilities disconnected, face a utility shut-off, or a one time delivery of bulk utilities if the customer's tank is at less than 25 percent of its capacity.
Beginning Monday, Nov. 13, there will be a more limited number of walk-ins and the only clients guaranteed assistance will have an appointment or a walk-in number. To make an appointment call 330-424-1386. This automated system books appointments up to 14 days in advance and will only hold a disconnection if the client leaves the account number and social security number of the account holder. For information, or if you are over 62 years old and disabled, call 330-424-4013.
Ozer Ministries open house
EAST PALESTINE-Ozer Ministries will host its annual holiday open house, "A Caroling Christmas," from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 9 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 10 at 407 N. Market St. Themed gift baskets and a Coca Cola-themed Christmas tree will be featured in a Chinese auction. Proceeds will benefit the Tobin Center Chaplaincy Ministry. All are welcome. Ozer will also have a table at the craft show on Nov. 10 in the East Palestine Elementary School. Items for sale will include small holiday gift bags and other holiday fare. For information call 330-426-2147.
Free grandparenting class offered
SALEM - New or soon-to-be grandparents are invited to attend a free grandparenting class sponsored by Salem Community Hospital's Family Education Program from1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 10 at the hospital. The grandparenting class helps bridge the communication gap often experienced among new parents and grandparents with discussions on breastfeeding, nutrition, infant massage, medications and safety. A tour of the maternity unit is also provided. To register call the SCH Family Education Line at 330-332-7436.
Bubble Guy back at Salem Library
SALEM - The Salem Public Library will welcome The Bubble Guy back to Salem at 11 a.m. Nov. 10. Mr. Zap will show us all the cool things you can do with bubbles, including putting people inside of them. This free program is open to families with children under the age of 12. Registration is required at the library or call 330-332-0042.
EP Holiday Craft Show planned
EAST PALESTINE -The annual Holiday Craft Show sponsored by the East Palestine Chamber of Commerce will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 10 at the East Palestine Elementary School, 195 W. Grant St. Over 100 spaces and vendors will be located in the cafeteria, gym and hallways. A bake sale will also be offered. There is no cost for admission and no charge for parking. Homemade food will be available all day. A Chinese auction will be held throughout the day with donations from the vendors. Winners do not need to be present to claim their prize. Santa Claus will visit from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A few vendor spaces are available by contacting Bonnie Davis at 330-271-1979 or email@example.com.. Cost is $30. Set-up begins at 7 a.m. Nov. 10.
Book signing set in Leetonia
LEETONIA - Judy Lennington of Cortland, a graduate of Beaver Local High School, has written three books in the past year and four months. The author will be present at two signing events.
The first signing is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Johnston Center Fire Hall in Johnston Center, east of Cortland.
The second event is a reading and signing at 6 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Leetonia Community Public Library in Leetonia. Her books are titled, "Saving Diana," "Daniel's Day" and "Snow." The books are available online, at Amazon Books, and all digital readers. For information contact Lennington at 330-924-2377 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fairfield 1959 dinner set
LISBON - The Fairfield-Waterford Class of 1959 will meet for dinner at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Shale restaurant in Lisbon.
Public Employee Retirees to meet
LISBON - Chapter 59 Columbiana County Public Employee Retirees Inc. will meet for lunch at noon Nov. 12 at Taste of Country. The business session follows at 1 p.m. featuring a speaker from the Christina House.
Pasta buffet at Heartland School
COLUMBIANA - Heartland Christian School's senior class is hosting a pasta buffet and silent auction from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at 28 Pittsburgh St. Donations accepted; carryouts are available.
Salem 1956 lunch planned
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1956 will meet for its bi-monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 14 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Breakfast for Ohio Bell operators
SALEM - Former Ohio Bell-Ameritech-AT&T Telephone Operators will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 15 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.