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April 25, 2013
Salem News

Country style breakfast will be served at Concord Presbyterian

SALEM - An all-you-can-eat country-style breakfast will be served from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Concord Presbyterian Church on Route 45, north of Salem.

Items available are pancakes, sausage, sausage gravy, eggs, French toast, waffles, fruit cup, juice and coffee. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 5 to 12 and free for 4 years and under.

Salem Community Hospital sponsoring blood drive

SALEM - Salem Community Hospital is sponsoring an American Red Cross blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 1 in the hospital's second floor classrooms.

Individuals who have not given blood since March 6 are eligible to donate. Appointments may be made by calling the hospital's public relations department at 330-332-7227. Walk-ins will also be accepted.

United Quilt Guild's projects begins May 7

SALEM - United Quilt Guild's UnFinished Objects and Market Place projects begins at 9:30 a.m. May 7 at the First Presbyterian Church. The business session and program, "Care of Fabrics," follows.

Salem High School Class of 1956 will meet May 8

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1956 will meet for its bi-monthly luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 8 at Salem Hills Golf and Country Club. Spouses and friends are welcome.

Program for needy youth to build work history offered

LISBON - The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) enables low income TANF-eligible Columbiana County youth to gain valuable work experience while earning a paycheck to help meet basic needs. Youth may work part time or up to 40 hours a week through this program.

The SYEP offers the opportunity for youth to develop a work history and have a current reference from an employer.

SYEP will operate in Columbiana County from May 20 through Aug. 30.

- Eligibility requirements: Resident of Columbiana County.

-Income eligible: Within 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level.

-Age: 16 to 24 years of age. Youth in foster care may participate in the program.

Youth interested in participating in the SYEP may apply at the Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services at 7989 Dickey Drive, Suite 2 on May 7, 8 or 9 between 1 and 6 p.m.

A make-up application day will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. May 16. Evening appointments for May 16 must be scheduled no later than May 14 by calling 330-420-6513 or 330-420-6514.

Youth under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Parents/guardians must bring the following for their child: birth certificate, Social Security card, photo I.D., copy of most recent report card and if youth would like their pay to be direct deposited, a copy of a voided check or savings account statement is needed. The CCDJFS anticipates that 55 worksites will participate in the program.

Music Can Cure accepting nominations of inspiring teens

SALEM - Do you know a teen who has stood strong and stayed positive during their battle with a terminal illness? Tell us their story and why they inspire you to make the most of each day. The most inspiring teen will win a brand new Kindle Fire HD to comfort them during their time at the hospital.

E-mail your submission to, or mail it to: Music Can Cure, 2900 Slater Road, Salem 44460. Include the nominee's name, age, illness, primary care facility, your contact information, how you know the nominee, the nominee's story and how they inspire you, in 500 words or less.

The deadline for submissions is May 1. Winners must live within 50 miles of Youngstown. This giveaway is made possible through a donation to Music Can Cure, an organization aimed at comforting terminally ill teens during their extensive hospital stays.

For more information contact Angie Persello at 234-567-3220 or

Friends of the Banquet will sponsor Fourth Thursday meal

SALEM - The Fourth Thursday Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the Memorial Building, sponsored by Friends of the Banquet.

The menu offers fried chicken, cheesy potatoes, mixed vegetables, salad, fresh vegetables and fruit, peaches and sundaes. Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.

Steak fry will be served Saturday at Salem VFW Post

SALEM - A steak fry will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 892, 496 Arch St.

Dinner includes a 12-ounce strip steak, mushrooms, baked potato, salad, roll and dessert. Cost is $12. The public is invited.

Food distribution scheduled at Winona Friends Church

WINONA - A food distribution is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Winona Friends Church, 4615 Whinnery Road.

The distribution is open to families and individuals living in the United Local School District. For more information call 330-222-1551.

Carry-out dinner will benefit United Methodist Relay for Life

NEW WATERFORD - A carry-out dinner is being planned to benefit the East Fairfield United Methodist Church Relay for Life Team.

The dinner will be available from 3 to 6 p.m. April 25 at the East Fairfield United Methodist Church.

The menu offers stuffed chicken, green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy and dessert. Cost is $7 per meal. Carryout is offered at the west entrance of the church, where you order and pay, and have your dinner delivered to your car. For more information call 330-457-2465.

United Local Class of 1963 will hold reunion planning meeting

HANOVERTON - The United High School Class of 1963 has scheduled a reunion planning meeting at noon May 1 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

'Chicken on the Run' dinnerNwill be available May 2

SALEM - "Chicken on the Run" drive-thru chicken dinners will be available from 4 to 6 p.m. May 2, or until sold out, at the First United Methodist Church, 244 S. Broadway Ave. Cost is $7.

Memorial Day Parade will be discussed during meeting

SALEM - The Memorial Day Parade will be discussed when the Salem Area Amateur Radio Association meets at 6:30 p.m. May 2 in the Quaker Room at the Salem Public Library.

Topics for discussion include equipment and the upcoming field day. New members and guests are welcome.

OSU Buckeye Sports Bulletin publisher will speak at banquet

SALEM - Dr. Will Stamp, president of the Columbiana County Ohio State Alumni Association, has announced that the annual banquet begins at 6 p.m. May 2 at the Salem Golf Club.

Frank Moskowitz, publisher of the OSU Buckeye Sports Bulletin, will be the guest speaker.

Cost is $30 per person or $50 per couple. For tickets contact Geoff Goll at 330-337-9529 before April 29.

There will also be a silent auction of Buckeye paraphernalia. All proceeds will be used to help county OSU students.

The public is welcome to attend.

Salem High School Class of 1963 will meet May 4

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1963 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. May 4 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

KSU Salem CommUniversity Choir will perform May 4

SALEM - The Kent State Salem CommUniversity Choir is presenting its annual spring concert at 7 p.m. May 4 in the Kent State University City Center auditorium. This year's theme is "Color Your World With Song."

The free public concert will feature the blended voices of KSU students, faculty and community members.

It is under the direction of Mel Fucci, music instructor at KSU Salem.

Salem students will perform during upcoming presentations

SALEM - Musical entertainment is planned next month at two schools in Salem. The Salem Junior High/Senior High Band concert begins at 6:30 p.m. May 6 in the high school auditorium.

The Fifth-Grade Band concert will be held at 6 p.m. May 13 in the Southeast School gym.

Also scheduled to perform is the Sixth-Grade Band concert at 6 p.m. May 16 in the Southeast School gym. The public is welcome to all performances.

'Designing Unique Summer Containers' being offered

COLUMBIANA - "Designing Unique Summer Containers" with Keith Kaiser will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 15 at the Columbiana Public Library, 332 N. Middle St.

Kaiser will be planting the containers for the library and discussing plants. He is the horticulture director of Mill Creek MetroParks and Fellows Riverside Gardens. Registration is required at the library or by calling 330-482-5509.

Salem Library plans "Turn Off the TV Week' April 29-May 5

SALEM - Salem Public Library has a series of activities planned from April 29 through May 5 during "Turn Off the TV Week."

All events take place in the library's Quaker Room at 821 E. State St.

Family Craft Night begins at 6:30 p.m. April 29 when families will create a container garden to take home.

"Let's Tell a Story" is the theme for April 30. At 6:30 p.m. families will hear stories and tell tales using the library's puppet collection, then creating puppets to take home.

Family Game Night begins at 6:30 p.m. May 1 with games and materials provided.

Children can compete individually or as a family in the LEGO Building Contest at 10 a.m. May 4.

Bring your best LEGO design (no kits), put final touches on your design, and join in the voting for best design.Voting begins at 10:30 a.m.

Registration will be accepted in the children's department. LEGO contest registration begins on April 27. For more information stop in or call 330-332-0042 (option #3).

Salem High School Class of 1962 will meet May 22

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1962 plans to meet for lunch at 11 a.m. May 22 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.



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