Salem Design Review Board to meet
SALEM - The Salem Design Review Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the first floor conference room at city hall. The agenda will include election of 2013 officers and the CLG Coordinator, consideration of a grant request to conduct structural evaluations of buildings in the downtown historic district, an update on downtown historic district preservation and revitalization activities and discussion of future meeting dates.
Fairfield Ruritans to meet Thursday
COLUMBIANA - The Fairfield Township Ruritan Club plans to meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Heck's Restaurant.
Meat loaf featured at Thursday Banquet
SALEM - The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Memorial Building. The meal will be sponsored by Friends of the Banquet. The menu offers chicken noodle soup, meat loaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, applesauce, fresh vegetables and fruit, and ice cream sundaes. Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.
DAHS 1963 to meet for breakfast Saturday
LISBON - The David Anderson High School Class of 1963 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Taste of Country.
Salem VFW kitchen open Saturday evening
SALEM - The kitchen will be open from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 892, 496 Arch St. This week's special is steak or chicken salads with garlic bread for $5. For more information call 330-337-8015.
'Soup to Go' offered at Leetonia church
LEETONIA - Quarts of homemade "Soup to Go" will be available in different varieties on Feb. 6 at the Robbins United Methodist Church, 100 High St. Prices start at $6. The convenient drive-thru pick up will be open at a new time, from 3 to 5 p.m. For more information call 330-427-2035.
North Lima accepts pavilion rentals
NORTH LIMA - Beaver Township Park Board is accepting applications for pavilion rentals. Cost is $55 for residents and $85 for non-residents for the Memorial Park pavilion, located behind the former South Range High School, and Woodworth Park, on Luther Avenue between Market Street and Southern Boulevard.
Pavilions may be used by the public May 1 through Oct. 31. To obtain an application, call 330-549-9552 and leave your name, contact information including telephone number, and the date you would like to reserve a pavilion. The park board plans to hire two seasonal maintenance workers to do light work around the township parks and clean the pavilions.
Ham dinner planned at Southern Local
SALINEVILLE - The Salineville Southern Alumni Community Scholarship Foundation (SSACSF) will sponsor a ham dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 5 in the Southern Local elementary cafeteria located across the hall from the gymnasium, preceding the Southern Local-Lowellville boys basketball game. The public is invited. Carryout is available.
The meal includes ham, baked potato or macaroni and cheese, green beans, applesauce, roll, beverage and dessert. Cost is $7 for ages 12 and up, $6 for senior citizens, $5 for children 3 to 11, and free for under 3.
Proceeds will be used for scholarships to be awarded to graduating seniors at the alumni banquet held on May 25 at the school. The SSACSF was established in 1987 as a charitable group to recognize and reward graduating seniors for their academic excellence. To date it has awarded 275 scholarships totaling $211,850. In 2012, 15 of the 66 seniors applied and $12,750 was awarded. The 15 scholarships ranged in value from $500 to $2,000. This money was obtained by fund raisers and donations. All donations are tax deductible.
At a recent meeting the board of trustees approved the planning of a bus trip to New York City and a golf outing. The dates, cost, and other details are yet to be determined.
For more information about the SSACSF visit the school's web site under Alumni/SSAC.
EL Way Station postpones distribution
EAST LIVERPOOL - The monthly food distribution for the Way Station in East Liverpool has been postponed from Jan. 24 to Jan. 31. The distribution, which takes place at Avondale Baptist Church in Minerva, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. The Columbiana Way Station will hold its distribution on its usual distribution date, from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 24. For more information call 330-482-5072.
Mount Union offers mobile app
ALLIANCE - The University of Mount Union has launched a free mobile application that is available for download from the app store on both Android and Apple devices. Users simply need to search "Mount Union" to find the application. Created to enhance the Mount Union experience and keep users up to date on campus events, the app lets users read university news, watch videos, view photos and access the faculty/staff directory.
Users can also use the application to find maps and addresses of locations on campus. Choosing the "campus" button takes downloaders to a map image of Mount Union, where it is then possible to look up buildings on campus in order to find their exact locations and addresses.
App users can also view athletic news categorized by sport. The "athletics" button will link users to a list of all sports at Mount Union. An events page links to an academic calendar and an updated list of the events taking place on campus for the current week. A "get social" button connects users to Mount Union's official Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest, Linkedin and Flickr accounts, as well as the university's student blogger pages.
A "help" button loads the user screen with local emergency numbers, including the Alliance police and fire stations, all campus security numbers and the phone number for the information desk. The "students" button provides access to student-centered services such as email, cable lineup, a dining menu and registration.