Reilly Stadium track being resurfaced
SALEM - The track at Reilly Stadium will be closed beginning today. Resurfacing begins today and is expected to last for approximately two weeks.
Car wash will benefit Leetonia Little Bears
LEETONIA - A car wash scheduled 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at the Leetonia Dairy Queen will benefit the Little Bears football/cheerleader program.
Donations will be accepted with funds raised going toward new equipment and cheerleader warm-up outfits.
For information call 330-261-6519 or 330-507-4660.
Leetonia Library hosting discussions
LEETONIA- The Leetonia Community Public Library upcoming book club discussions include:
Nonfiction, 6 p.m., July 30, Erik Larson's "The Devil in the White City." This well-researched bestseller tells the story of two men- one an architect behind the Chicago World's Fair in 1893 and the other a clever serial killer who uses the fair to entice his victims.
AM Bookends, 10 a.m., Aug. 7, Lilian Jackson Braun's "The Cat Who Could Read Backwards." This installment in the series deals with the world of art vandalized paintings and a stabbing in a gallery.
Classic, 6:30 p.m., Aug. 8, "Tales from the Arabian Nights." Read your choice of the tales as they are originally a three-volume work.
Lisbon Eagles providing free pool admission
LISBON - Admission to the Sadie Van Fossan Pool will be free to all from noon to 6:30 p.m. today, compliments of the Lisbon Eagles #2216.
Swimming lessons are available for $6 for a 20-minute session. To schedule an appointment call 330-424-7548.
Trust fund will benefit Lydia Rose Feisel
SALEM - The Lydia Rose Feisel benefit trust fund has been set up by Lindsay Craik Coulter of Elkhorn, Neb.
Coulter is the cousin of the late Samantha Shasteen. Donations may be made by contacting Coulter at email@example.com or 214-218-0554.
BP checks offered at East Palestine Library
EAST PALESTINE - Salem Area Visiting Nurse Association will provide free blood pressure, pulse and oxygen saturation readings from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the East Palestine Public Library.
Holiness Campmeeting begins Thursday
SEBRING - Sebring Interdenominational Holiness Campmeeting at 895 McKinley Ave. begins its 109th encampment at 7 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Rick Sams, pastor of Alliance Friends Church, will preach. Brian Arner of Cummings, Ga., is the song evangelist.
Also scheduled to speak are the Rev. John Stallings of Massillon First Church of the Nazarene, July 12; the Rev. Dan Conkey of Summit Wesleyan Church, July 13; the Rev. John Ryser of Damascus Friends Church, July 20; the Rev. Bob Flint of Church of the Nazarene, July 12 and July 13; the Rev. Steve Nelson of United Methodist Church, July 14 and 21.
From July 15-20, Dr. Stephen Manley of Lebanon, Tenn., will be the featured speaker for the Bible study hour at 9:30 a.m. and preach daily at 10:45 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Corey Clark of Marion, Ind., returns as youth evangelist. A full resident youth program is available for grades 7-12.
Children's ministry will be provided by Jessica Clark, Marion, Ind., and Life Through the Word Ministries of Marysville. For more information contact www.sebringcamp.org or 330-938-9444.
SCH sponsoring The Banquet in Salem
SALEM - The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building. The sponsor is Salem Community Hospital.
The menu offers roasted chicken quarters, corn on the cob, mashed potatoes and gravy, salad, fresh veggies and dip, fresh fruit and strawberry shortcake. Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.
Guilford Lake Ruritans holding fish fry
GUILFORD LAKE The public is invited to an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Guilford Lake Ruritan Club on Route 172 at Hanna Drive.
Cost is $9 per person. Carryouts are available.
Beaver Local BOE will meet Friday
LISBON The Beaver Local Board of Education will meet in special session at 6 p.m. Friday in the administration building conference room.
Members will enter into executive session for personnel matters and evaluation of the superintendent and treasurer. No action will be taken.
BL Class of 1963 holding 50th reunion
LISBON - Beaver Local High School Class of 1963 will hold its 50th-year class reunion on Saturday in the private dining room at Mark's Landing at Guilford Lake.
The social hour will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., the class picture at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner.
Jim Sechler benefit scheduled Saturday
GUILFORD LAKE - A benefit for Jim Sechler will be held from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Saturday at the Guilford Lake Grille. Music will be provided by the Tribute band.
Proceeds will be given to Sechler whose home was destroyed in a fire in 2012.
Wildlife Ed Center is open this weekend
EAST LIVERPOOL - The Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Mahoning Valley Retreads will meet
AUSTINTOWN - The Mahoning Valley Retreads will meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. Saturday at Denny's, 4927 Mahoning Ave.
The business session follows. Retreads is open for membership to any and all bikers.
The only requirement is to be 40 or over with any kind of motorcycle.
Membership dues are $15 per person or $20 per couple. For more information call 330-717-7825 or 330-360-2300.
Ruritan clubs co-sponsoring blood drive
DAMASCUS - The Damascus, Beloit and Goshen Center Ruritan clubs are co-sponsoring an American Red Cross blood drive from 1 to 7 p.m. July 16 at the Damascus United Methodist Church on Valley Road.
Goodness Grows presenting classes
NORTH LIMA - The first of four Kitchen plus Garden classes on creative cooking of fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables is slated from 6 to 8 p.m. July 16 at Common Ground Church, 2310 W. South Range Road.
Sessions are provided by Goodness Grows, the church's outreach ministry.
Co-teachers Ellen Bowman of Greenford and Sophia Buggs of Youngstown will greet participants in the garden area to review what's fresh and in season, describing growing tips and knowing when to pick.
Participants will move to the kitchen to make and taste simple recipes. Bowman brings her Mennonite and global food interests, while urban farmer Buggs adds African-American heritage and pro-vegetable accents.
Other classes will be on Aug. 27, Sept. 24 and Oct. 22. Cost is $25 per session, $90 for four.
The series is a partnership with Northern Columbiana County Habitat for Humanity, where Marcia Hazel at 330-540-9142 heads up the support committee for the Habitat homeowners.
She is seeking sponsors to provide scholarships to expand attendance to the sessions. To register call 330-549-9408 or Greg Bowman at 610-413-3196.
Leetonia Class of 1950 will meet July 17
LEETONIA - The Leetonia High School Class of 1950 plans to meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. July 17 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
'Drive-by' chicken dinners will be sold
LEETONIA - The Leetonia United Methodist Church at 50 Lisbon St. will hold its monthly chicken "drive-by" dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. July 18, or until sold out.
The meal consists of stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and a brownie. Cost is $7. Proceeds will be used for a new roof for the church.
Tourism Bureau hosting summer steak fry
COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau will host its fourth annual summer steak fry from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 18 at the Links at Firestone Farms, 105 St. Andrews Drive.
The event features a four-course, 12-ounce strip-steak dinner. New displays for the 2013 "Joy of Christmas" holiday light show in Firestone Park will be previewed. An auction will also be held for individual sponsorships for the over 60 new and current light scenes which will be on display at the annual holiday light festival.
Cornell Bogdan, popular radio host of 93.3 WNCD Youngstown's "Tangled Up in Blues" show will be this year's emcee and auctioneer. Cost is $10 per person.
Advance reservations are required by calling the bureau office at 330-482-2282 by July 15. All proceeds from the event will fund this year's light show.
Corporate sponsors for the steak fry include the Links at Firestone Farms and Greg Burbick Farms Inc., both of Columbiana and Chalet Premier, Wines, Spirits and Beer.
SCH hosting free sibling class on July 20
SALEM - To help siblings prepare for the arrival of a new baby, Salem Community Hospital's Family Education Program is hosting a free sibling class from 10 a.m. to noon July 20 at the hospital.
The class will include age-appropriate discussions on the physical characteristics, behavior and care of newborns. A tour of New Beginnings Family Care Center, SCH's maternity unit, will also be provided. The class is open to children ages 3 -10, and participants must be accompanied by a parent. To register call 330-337-4989.
SHS Class of 1946 will meet for breakfast
SALEM The Salem High School Class of 1946 will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. July 23 and Aug. 27 at Adele's Place.
SHS Class of 1954 will meet on July 25
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1954 plans to meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. July 25 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Salem Saxon Club hosting breakfast buffet
SALEM - An all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will be open from 7 to 10 a.m. Aug. 17 at the Salem Saxon Club.
Salem UCT members will meet for dinner
SALEM - Salem United Commercial Travelers, Council #590 will meet for dinner at 6:30 p.m. today at Perkins Restaurant. The business session follows.
Oasis Food Ministry will distribute food
COLUMBIANA - The Oasis Food Ministry at the First Christian Church will be open from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday and also on July 25 to distribute free food. The church is located at 39 Cherry St.
Lupus support group will meet July 15
DAMASCUS - The Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter, will host its monthly lupus support group from 7 to 8:30 pm. July 15 at the Damascus Friends Church, 28899 Walnut St.
For more information contact the foundation at 440-717-0183 or www.lupusgreaterohio.org.
Ohio AG rep will speak at Sterling House
SALEM -A representative from the Ohio Attorney General's office will speak to seniors about the latest scams at the Wellness Fair at 10 a.m. July 17 at Sterling House Salem, 1916 S. Lincoln Ave.
To report a scam or to learn about your rights, contact the Ohio Attorney General's Office at www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov or 800-282-0515.
Sign up for the Consumer Advocate, an e-newsletter with consumer tips and trends, at www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov/ConsumerAdvocate.