West Branch Board of Ed will
meet Saturday in special session
BELOIT- The West Branch Local school board will meet in special session at 8 a.m. Saturday in the high school conference room.
The study session will include supervisors of custodians, maintenance, food services, transportation and technology to provide department updates and review future planning initiatives. No action will be taken.
Mahoning Valley Retreads will
meet for breakfast Saturday
AUSTINTOWN - Mahoning Valley Retreads will meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. Saturday at Denny's, 4927 Mahoning Ave.
The general meeting follows. Retreads is open for membership to any and all bikers age 40 or over.
Membership dues are $15 per person or $20 per couple. For more information call 330-793-0636.
Friends of Beaver Creek State
Park will meet for breakfast
EAST LIVERPOOL - Friends of Beaver Creek State Park will host its monthly pancake and sausage breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at the park, 12013 Echo Dell Road.
Traditional pancakes and buckwheat pancakes made from flour ground at Gaston's Mill will be featured. Donations will be accepted.
Salem Giant Eagle will serve
The Banquet on Monday
SALEM - The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building. Next week's sponsor is the Salem Giant Eagle.
The menu offers chicken, red-skinned potatoes, corn, salad, fresh fruit and vegetables and cookies.
Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.
United Local Class of 1961
will meet for lunch Tuesday
HANOVERTON - United Local Class of 1961 will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Hanover Township Historical
Society will meet Tuesday
HANOVERTON - The Hanover Township Historical Society meeting begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the museum on Second Street in Hanoverton.
Leetonia Classes of 1955-57
will meet for lunch Sept. 18
LEETONIA - The Leetonia High School Classes of 1955-57 are invited to lunch at noon Sept. 18 at the Chef's Table in Lisbon.
Girls of SHS Class of 1957
will meet for lunch Sept. 19
SALEM Girls of the Salem High School Class of 1957 will meet for lunch at noon Sept. 19 at the Skyline Diner at the Salem Airpark.
Family Fall Fun Day will be held
Sept. 21 in downtown Salem
SALEM - The 2013 Family Fall Fun Day, sponsored by the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, kicks off at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 21 in downtown Salem.
Table vendors, free hayrides by the Salem firefighters, and a variety of children's activities will be held including a Kid's Pet Parade, co-sponsored by the Humane Society of Columbiana County.
The pet parade begins at 1 p.m. in the Penn Avenue parking lot beside Pure Pet. Prizes will be awarded in five categories: best trick, best owner look-a-like, best retro costume, best Salem costume and most unique. Participation is free. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m.
East Palestine Rotarians plan
community yard sale Sept. 21
EAST PALESTINE - The East Palestine Rotary Club will hold its eighth annual community yard sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 at East Palestine Park. Sellers can rent an outdoor area (approximately 15x15 feet) for $10. Sellers furnish their own tables and other set-up displays. Set-up begins at 6 a.m.
The club will sell a variety of food including hot dogs, sloppy joes, coney dogs, nachos and cheese, muffins, cookies, chips, candy, beverages. All proceeds from the space rental, Chinese auction, and the sale of food benefit the club.
Contracts are available from Bonnie Davis at 330-271-1979, any Rotarian, or at the East Palestine Municipal Building, Rockenberger Auto Parts or Cornerstone Insurance.
Bass fishing tournament will be
held Sept. 22 at Salem City Lake
SALEM - A bass fishing tournament will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. Sept. 22, rain or shine, at Salem City Lake on Gamble Road. Anyone under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
The entry fee is $20 per person in advance, and $25 on Sept. 22. Boats are available to rent at $2.50 per hour, electric motor at $5 per hour. Bait is available for purchase. This tournament allows both live and artificial bait.
Dinner after the tournament is included, (sandwich, chips, snack cake, apple and soft drink). Cash prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place winners.
All coolers, containers and live wells will be inspected before the start of the tournament. For more information call Shane Franks at the Memorial Building at 330-332-5512.
Beaver Township Police Crime
Watch will meet Sept. 24
NORTH LIMA - The Beaver Township Police Crime Watch meeting begins at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 in the activity center at Shepherd of the Valley, 9111 Sharrott Road.
A representative from the Mahoning County Board of Elections will speak.
'Clips for the Cure' will raise
breast cancer research money
SALEM - The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 295,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. To help raise money and awareness for breast cancer research, Regis Corporation will host its annual "Clip for the Cure" haircutting event on Oct. 19 during Breast Cancer Awareness month in October.
Among the area salons participating from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. is Famous Hair at 200 E. Second St. To participate in "Clip for the Cure," visit a participating salon on Oct. 19 and get a haircut.
Ten percent of proceeds from each cut will go to the Regis Foundation for Breast Cancer Research.
Cookie jar winner named in
Music Extravaganza event
EAST LIVERPOOL - Becky Anderson is the winner of the new Homer Laughlin Fiestaware cookie jar given at the Musical Extravaganza on Sept. 4, sponsored by the Lou Holtz Hall of Fame.
Winners of the Sgro Brothers new Christmas CD are Mr. and Mrs. Paul Staib and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cameron.
All teachers are eligible to bring their students through the Hall of Fame and apply for a grant to benefit the students. For information call 330-386-5443.
Leetonia Library hosting
series of authors next month
LEETONIA- The Leetonia Community Public Library will host a series of authors in October.
Terri Muniz Campbell will read one of her newest children's stories about bugs at "Family Story Night" at 6 p.m. Oct. 7
Allan May will discuss and sign copies of his book on the Youngstown Mafia, "Crimetown USA," at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 12
Lawman-turned-author Christopher Rudy will trace his steps to catch William E. Griffith Jr. in his gripping true crime book, "The Last Victim," at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21.
Youngstown native Rick Shale will talk about his book on the history of Idora Park, filled with many photos, at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22.
Iron Joint Apprenticeship
Program accepting applications
BOARDMAN - The Ironworkers Joint Apprenticeship Program is currently accepting applications for a class of ironworkers to begin in November.
Application forms are available at 694 Bev Road, Boardman, or at the ironworkers website at www.iw207.com.
To be considered for this class, applications must be received no later than Oct. 11.
Mahoning County Board of
Health offering rabies clinic
STRUTHERS - The Mahoning County District Board of Health is offering a rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats, and ferrets from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Struthers Police Department garage, 6 Elm St.
Rabies vaccination for all dogs, cats and ferrets over 3 months of age is required in Mahoning County.
Cost is $6 per shot. Pet owners must have their pets on a leash, in a cage, or inside a pillowcase. No appointment is necessary.
Friends of the Leetonia Library
holding book sale Sunday
LEETONIA- Friends of the Leetonia Community Public Library are holding a book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday in the annex building in conjunction with the Leetonia Artisans' Festival in Wick Park.
The library will be open the same hours as the festival.
Beaver Local hosting annual
band festival Saturday
LISBON -The Beaver Local "Red Pride" Band and Boosters is hosting its 11th annual band festival at 6 p.m. Saturday at Beaver Local Stadium.
Cost is $8 for adults and teens, and $4 for students under 12.
The show will include Beaver Local's Band and Jazz Band, along with bands from Wellsville, East Palestine, East Liverpool, United Local, Freedom, Pa., Oak Glen, W.Va, Newton Falls and Sebring. Tickets may be purchased at the gate.
Chartered bus trip scheduled
to Ohio Farm Science Review
LISBON - A chartered bus will travel to the Ohio Farm Science Review on Sept. 18.
The bus will leave the East Fairfield United Methodist Church at 5 a.m. and make a stop at the Columbiana County Fairgrounds at 5:30 a.m.
The bus will leave the Ohio Farm Science Review at 4:30 p.m. to return home. Cost is $25 per person plus your entrance ticket. To reserve a seat call 330-227-9716 or 330-429-8444.