Breakfast with Santa planned
NEGLEY - Breakfast with Santa will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Middleton Township Fish and Game Club at 50501 Richardson Ave. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 12 and under. Breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, bacon, biscuits and gravy, hashbrowns, juice, milk and coffee. Horse-drawn carriage rides are available for $2. There also will be basket raffles and "make a craft." For information call 330-227-9909.
Salem zoning board to meet
SALEM - The Salem City Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Salem City Hall.
South Range BOE meeting set
BEAVER TOWNSHIP - The South Range Local Board of Education will meet in special executive session at 7 p.m. Monday in the high school conference room, 11300 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield. Board members will continue preparation for contract negotiations.
United 1963 lunch scheduled
HANOVERTON - United Local High School Class of 1963 will meet for lunch at noon Dec. 5 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Historical society to meet
WINONA - The Winona Area Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Winona Friends Meeting House on Winona Road. The public is welcome.
Salem 1942 breakfast set
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1942 plans to meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Dec. 6 at Adele's Place.
Photo expert plans visit
COLUMBIANA - Photo expert Andy "A.J." Boyd will visit the Columbiana Public Library from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Boyd studied under Eastman Kodak Company for lighting, film manufacture and development. He started a career in photography in the early 1950s doing commercial and advertising photography for Cleveland and New York agencies. Boyd splits his time between Bradenton, Fla., and Columbiana. He is the author of 10 books which he will have available at the library. Registration is required by calling 330-482-5509.
DAHS?1946-47 lunch planned
LISBON - The David Anderson High School Class of 1946 and 1947 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 6 at the Taste of Country.
Giving Tree set up at hospital
SALEM - Local residents can honor their loved ones and contribute to a good cause by donating to the Salem Community Hospital Charitable Foundation's Giving Tree. Each donation will be recognized with an ornament on a tree in the hospital's main lobby. Donors are invited to attend the annual holiday illumination which begins at 7 p.m. Thursday.
For more information or to donate contact LuAnn Haddad, vice president of institutional advancement, at 330-337-2883 or visit the hospital's website at www.salemhosp.com and select the "donations" tab.
'Senior Night' designated
COLUMBIANA - Dec. 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. has been designated as "Senior Night" at the Joy of Christmas light display sponsored by the Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau. Admission to the light show at Firestone Park is $5 if you have a senior citizen (age 55 and older) in your vehicle. A free gift will also be given to each senior who attends. The musical duet "Silver and Gold" will perform at Santa's Ice Castle at the end of the light path.
The holiday light show runs every Thursday through Sunday through Christmas night. Admission is $8 per car and proceeds will benefit the restoration of Mirror Lake at the park. For more information go to tourcolumbianaohio.com or call the tourism bureau office at 330-482-3822.
Breakfast set in North Benton
NORTH BENTON - The public is invited to an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Dec. 8 at the North Benton Presbyterian Church. Cost is $6 for adults and $3.50 for children ages 6 to 12.
Sheriff's Office Toy Drive set
LISBON - The third annual Columbiana County Sheriff's Office Toy Drive benefiting Akron Children's Hospital will continue until Dec. 13. Donations of unwrapped gifts may be made from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Columbiana County Sheriff's Office in the basement of the Columbiana County Courthouse.
Donations also will be accepted at any time in the basement at the Columbiana County Sheriff's Office in the county jail at 8374 County Home Road.
It's a fact that there are children of all ages, who, without your help, may not receive a gift this holiday season. Donations ideas include stuffed animals, books, DVDs, board games, music, crayons/coloring books, costume jewelry, cars and trucks. The gifts will be delivered to the hospital on Dec. 14.
Food giveaway scheduled
HANOVERTON - The United Community Food Basket's Christmas food giveaway, for families living in the United Local School District, will be held on Dec. 20. Attendees are to bring proof of residence and proof of income. The giveaway will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Ruritan Hall on Second Street in Hanoverton.
Salem nominations accepted
SALEM - The Salem High School Athletic Hall of Fame will be accepting nominations for the Class of 2013 until Jan. 31, 2013. Up to five new members will be selected.
Any athlete, coach, team, or contributor can be nominated for the Hall of Fame as long as certain criteria are met. Athletes must have been out of school for 10 years and must have lettered at least one time in the varsity sport for which they are nominated. Coaches must have been finished coaching at Salem for at least five years and must have achieved significant coaching accomplishments during their tenure. For teams, it must have been 10 years since they last competed, and they must have won at least a conference championship or an equivalent accomplishment if no conference existed. Contributors can be nominated at any time.
Relevant dates and other supporting information, such as statistics or honors received, should be included to support the nomination. After the verification of nomination information and further research, the Class of 2013 will be selected. Announcement will be made May 1 of the newest members of the SHS Athletic Hall of Fame.
All nominations must be signed and include a contact number for the person making the nomination. Nominations should be either mailed to the Salem High School Athletic Hall of Fame, P.O. Box 662, Salem, Ohio 44460 or sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WB?Alumni holiday show set
BELOIT- The West Branch Alumni Association will host its 2nd Annual "Christmas Carols, Cookies & Candy Canes" holiday show and reception featuring the 2012 Young and Alive show choir at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 in the West Branch Community Auditorium. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Cost is a $5 donation per person.
Penny Traina takes position at Beaver Creek Assisted Living Center
EAST LIVERPOOL - CrossRoads at Beaver Creek Assisted Living Center has announced the appointment of Penny Traina to the position of executive director.
Traina, a former Columbiana County commissioner, has a bachelor's of arts degree in human resources. She brings with her a wealth of experience in business, finance, and federal, state and local regulations. Traina also has a significant and long term history in social and public interest and attributes her perseverance to her commitment to helping others.
"Penny's vision and passion to make a difference in peoples' lives will make her an invaluable asset to our CrossRoads team. We are thrilled to have her on board," said owners Bill and Vicki Holden