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February 12, 2013
Salem News

3 types of lasagna offered at dinner

COLUMBIANA - A choice of one of three types of lasagna is available at the Heartland Christian School Class of 2014's fund-raising dinner from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. today at the school, 28 Pittsburgh St. The meal includes salad, garlic bread, dessert and punch. The suggested donation is $10.

Pizza Challenge set in Leetonia

LEETONIA - Leetonia Ruritan Club will host its annual Pizza Challenge from 4:30 to 7 p.m. today at the Leetonia Elementary School gymnasium. Cost is $6 per person and free for children under 5. Area pizza vendors will compete for votes. The Leetonia/South Range basketball game follows in the high school gym.

Men of Salem 1960 lunch set

SALEM -Men of the Salem High School Class of 1960 will meet for lunch at noon Wednesday at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Columbiana Boosters to meet

COLUMBIANA - Columbiana Athletic Boosters will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the High School Commons.

Harvest for Hunger kicks off

YOUNGSTOWN - The Second Harvest Food Bank's 22nd annual Harvest for Hunger kick-off begins at 10 a.m. Wednesday at 2805 Salt Springs Road.

This month-long food and funds drive takes place during March to help stock food bank shelves for the summer months when donations taper off and children are home from school.

Last year, Harvest for Hunger raised more than $160,000 and collected 41,000 pounds of food. All funds raised and food collected stays in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties to help feed hungry friends and neighbors.

To participate in the Harvest for Hunger campaign by conducting a food or funds drive to benefit the food bank, contact Rita Brady at 330-792-5522 Ext. 11 or visit to download a registration form.

Contributions may also be made at Supermarket Sponsor Giant Eagle stores and Sparkle Markets by tearing off a $1, $5, or $10 coupon at the register or dropping off a non-perishable food donation at the front of the store. Monetary donations made at Giant Eagle and Sparkle Markets are added directly to your grocery bill.

Nursing information offered

SALEM - Information sessions will be held at Kent State's Columbiana County campuses for registered nurses who are interested in earning bachelor's degrees in nursing.

The RN to BSN information night will be held Wednesday at Kent State Salem and Feb. 21 at Kent State East Liverpool. Each information night begins at 5:30 p.m. The Salem session will be held in room 192 of the Health and Sciences Wing, and the East Liverpool session will be held in room 208 of the Mary Patterson Building. For more information call Kent State Salem at 330-332-0361 or Kent State East Liverpool at 330-385-3805.

The RN to BSN program at Kent State is designed for the busy and varied schedule of a working registered nurse. It includes online nursing courses and face-to-face classes; seven-week courses; individualized academic plans; and rolling admissions so that students can begin any semester. The updated curriculum reflects critical competencies for contemporary nursing practice as recommended by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Kent State nursing programs are approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Hospital chief to speak in Damascus

DAMASCUS - Steve Ruwoldt, president and chief executive officer of the Salem Community Hospital, will be the guest speaker when the Damascus Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road. The public is invited.

Meeting set for Leetonia program

LEETONIA - An informational meeting for parents and 10th and 11th grade students begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Leetonia High School library. Information about the junior/senior to sophomore program will be provided. Leetonia High School began offering the program during the 2008-09 school year. The junior/senior to sophomore program awards high school and college credits to students who elect to take college courses while in high school. In order to participate, students must be accepted by a participating college or university.

Currently, Leetonia High School students are enrolled in the program at Kent State University, Salem campus. Students and parents interested in learning about the program should attend the meeting where they will learn about the 2013-14 school year requirements.

Parents and students must notify the school of their intention to participate in the junior/senior to sophomore program by March 2013. Mary Rice, Leetonia High School's guidance counselor will be available to answer any questions at Thursday's meeting or at the school 330-427-2115 Ext 2466.

County elections board to meet

LISBON - The Columbiana County Board of Elections will meet in regular session at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the board office at 7989 Dickey Dr., Suite 3.

Fish, chicken fry set at Salem Eagles

SALEM - The public is invited to a fish and chicken fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Salem Eagles Club on North Ellsworth Avenue. Cost is $8.50 per person.

Leetonia 1962 breakfast planned

LEETONIA - Leetonia High School Class of 1962 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Friday at Das Dutch Haus in Columbiana.

Columbiana Legion fish fry planned

COLUMBIANA - American Legion Post 290 will hold its all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. Cost is $10 for adults and $4 for children.

Fish, chicken fry set at Beloit FD

BELOIT - A fish and chicken fry is slated from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Beloit Fire Department Station #1, 17893 E. Fifth St. Cost is $10 for an adult meal and $5 for children under 10. A 50/50 drawing also will be held.

Salem VFW to host breakfast

SALEM - The Salem Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 892 Men's Auxiliary is hosting a public breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday at the post, 496 Arch St. Haystacks, or a traditional breakfast of eggs, pancakes, hash browns, sausage patties, will be served with toast, orange juice and coffee. Cost is $4 per meal.

Salem 1943 breakfast planned

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1943 will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 19 at Adele's Place.

DAHS 1957 to meet for breakfast

LISBON - David Anderson High School Class of 1957 plans to meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. Feb. 21 at the Taste of Country restaurant.

Salem1954 breakfast planned

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1954 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Feb. 28 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Fish fry set at Leetonia club

LEETONIA - A fish fry is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. March 1 at the Leetonia Italian American Club. Carryouts are available by calling 330-427-9900.

Preschool story time at Leetonia

LEETONIA- Preschool story time sessions have resumed at the Leetonia Community Public Library. Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their 3- to 5-year-olds at 10 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday.

Water Safety Instructor class set

SALEM - The Salem Community Center is offering an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor class April 1-12. The class will be held on weeknights from 5 to 8. Cost is $220 for members and $260 for non-members. Participants will be able to teach parent and child lessons, as well as learn to swim levels one through six and Longfellows Wale Tales.

A lifeguard training course is slated March 4-15 on weeknights from 5 to 8. Cost is $220 for members and $260 for non-members. For more information or to register call 330-332-5885.

South Range enrollment to open

BEAVER TOWNSHIP- The South Range Local School District will be accepting open enrollment applications (grades kindergarten through six) from residents of adjacent school districts for the 2013-2014 school year effective at 8 a.m. March 4. Adjacent districts include Boardman, Canfield, Columbiana, Crestview, Leetonia, Salem, Springfield, West Branch and Western Reserve.

Procedural forms and applications may be picked up between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. beginning Feb. 25 at the South Range Local Schools Board of Education offices at 11375 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield. The open enrollment application deadline is 4 p.m. March 28. Contact the South Range Board of Education office at 330-549-5226 to clarify any questions regarding the open enrollment procedures.



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