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September 18, 2013
Salem News

Rally supporting Sebring Local

Education Association is today

SEBRING - Sebring Local Education Association (SLEA) is announcing a rally in support of completing negotiations to be held before the Sebring Local board meeting at 5:30 p.m. today in front of Sebring McKinley High School.

According to the press release, the SLEA has been working without a contract since Aug. 31. Negotiators met only twice during the summer, on June 5 and 17. There have been two sessions since the new school year began. Representatives of the SLEA and the board of education last met to negotiate on Sept. 11.

"Getting the board's representatives to schedule bargaining has been difficult, but some progress was made on Sept.11," said Heidi Shepherd, SLEA spokesperson. "There is another bargaining session scheduled for Sept. 23. We are asking that community members join us at the board meeting this Wednesday, Sept. 18th, to urge the board to make it a priority to complete negotiations at the next bargaining session on Sept. 23rd. All the teachers are asking for is a fair and equitable contract. We appreciate the support that we have gotten from the Sebring community."

David Anderson High School

Class of 1953 will meet

LISBON - David Anderson High School Class of 1953 will meet for lunch at noon Thursday at Taste of Country.

Table vendors for Salem Family

Fall Fun Day being accepted

SALEM - The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce will accept applications for table vendors until Thursday for this Saturday's Family Fall Fun Day.

Small independent businesses, organizations and churches are invited to set-up tables, free of charge, and are asked to access the chamber's website to download an application.

The set-up of tables in the downtown area will begin at 8 a.m. with the event scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free hayrides will be sponsored by the firefighters and there will be a petting zoo and pony rides for children.

The Humane Society of Columbiana County will co-sponsor a Kid's Pet Parade at 1 p.m. in the parking lot on Penn Avenue beside Pure Pet. Prizes will be awarded. For more information contact the chamber at 330-337-3473 or

Crestview BOE Finance

Committee will meet Friday

COLUMBIANA - The Crestview Local Board of Education Finance Committee meeting begins at 7 a.m. Friday in the superintendent's office.

Emmanuel Lutheran Church

hosting Family Fun Day

SALEM The Emmanuel Lutheran Church at 244 S. Broadway Ave. will participate in Family Fun Day featuring a coloring contest, crafts for children and face painting from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in its Sunday school building. Hot dogs, cider and popcorn will be served.

Tickets available for The Farmer

Chef Fundraiser on Saturday

CANFIELD - Tickets are still available for The Farmer and the Chef fundraiser which begins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road.

This gourmet tasting event pairs local farmers and producers with top local chefs to create dishes from locally grown sources. Craft beers will be paired with the food.

Cost is $50 per person. Reservations may be made by calling MetroParks administrative office at 330-702-3000. Proceeds benefit agricultural education programs.

Music at the Meadows will

feature Chardon Polka Band

EAST PALESTINE - Music at the Meadows featuring the Chardon Polka Band begins at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at 200 Covington Drive.

Complimentary refreshments will be served. For more information call 330-426-2922.

KSU Salem hosting info session

on radiology degree programs

SALEM - Kent State University at Salem is hosting an information session for anyone interested in its radiology degree programs at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in Room 134 of the main building on state Route 45.

Faculty and staff members will present information on the associate's of applied science degree in radiologic technology, and the bachelor's degree in radiologic and imaging sciences. This includes CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy and sonography. To make a reservation call 330-337-4227 or email

Buckeye Dairy Boosters will

meet for lunch on Sept. 24

NORTH GEORGETOWN - The Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 24 at the Stage Coach Inn in North Georgetown.

The business session follows at 12:30 p.m. Items of discussion include the fall trip and reports from the fair and the ice cream barn. Anyone interested in dairy promotion is welcome to attend.

Lepper Public Library offering

preschool, family storytimes

LISBON - The Lepper Public Library will offer preschool storytimes beginning at 11 a.m. Sept. 25, and continue each Tuesday through Dec. 10. Family storytimes, for school-age children, start at 6 p.m. Sept. 26 and continue each Wednesday through Dec. 12. All storytimes include a variety of stories, crafts, music, and games.

Survivors of Suicide support

group will meet Sept. 26

LISBON - Help Hotline Crisis Center's support group of the Survivors of Suicide, in Columbiana County, will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Columbiana County Counseling Center on Route 154. For more information call Help Hotline Crisis Center Inc. at 330-424-7767.

United Boosters will 'pink out'

stadium during Sept. 27 game

HANOVERTON - On Sept. 27, the United Athletic Boosters will "pink out" the stadium as part of their Chris Spielman Gridiron Classic game against Springfield at 7 p.m.

Attendees are asked to wear pink in honor and support of those touched by breast cancer. Many activities will be available such as a pink ribbon duck pond, a Chinese auction that includes autographed Chris Spielman memorabilia, and other items for sale such as T-shirts and beads. All proceeds benefit the Stefanie Spielman Foundation for Breast Cancer.

Craft show scheduled Sept. 28

at Alliance American Legion

ALLIANCE - A craft show is slated from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 28 at American Legion Post 166, 141 W. Main St. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Variety of classic movies will

be shown at Lepper Library

LISBON - Beginning at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 30, presenters Tom McKenna and Penny Harrold will show a variety of classic movies in the Lepper Public Library conference room. Discussions will follow. Gary Grant will be the featured star in the first series with "The Philadelphia Story" on Sept. 30. Space is limited to 10 seats. Reservations are requested at the library or by calling 330-424-3117.

'Start Cooking Healthy' class will be held at Memorial Bldg.

SALEM - Area residents are invited to participate in a free, six-week cooking class, "Start Cooking Healthy," designed to help families with limited resources learn how to make healthy and affordable meals, using common foods. Participants will learn how to select nutritious and low-cost ingredients and prepare them in ways that provide the best nourishment for their families.

Course instructors from Salem Community Hospital's Food and Nutrition Department will teach cooking skills, practical nutrition information, food label reading and food budgeting strategies for families. At the end of each class, participants will receive groceries to practice making the recipes they've learned that day.

The classes will be held on Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m., Oct. 3-Nov. 27, in the kitchen at the Salem Memorial Building at 785 E. State St. The program is sponsored by the United Way Services of Northern Columbiana County, Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley and Salem Community Hospital.

The total cost for program is $10 per participant, with $5 returned at the end of the program if the participant attends all six classes. Those completing the six-week program will also be eligible for a $50 drawing. In addition, participants who complete all of the class sessions will receive kitchen cooking utensils. Class size is limited to 26 people, and all participants must pre-register by calling the United Way Services of Northern Columbiana County at 330-337-0310.

Creepy Hollows Haunted

Trail will be held at EP Park

EAST PALESTINE - Creepy Hollows Haunted Trail in the East Palestine Park will be open from 7:30 to 10 p.m. every Saturday in October. Donations will be accepted.

Harvest Festival will be held

at Employment Dev. Inc.

LISBON The public is invited to the 16th annual Harvest Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 4 at Employment Development Inc. (EDI-Central sheltered workshop), 8330 County Home Road. Food will be available for lunch or carryout.

The event offers a ticket auction, bake sale, crafters and vendors, Bret Michaels tribute singer, hog and gas card raffle, Browns-Steelers game raffle, candle sales, etc.

Sales end at 12:30 p.m. for the ticket auction. For tickets and information call 330-424-7711. Proceeds benefit the client council and Robert Bycroft levy.

Columbiana Christmas Parade

will be held Nov. 22

COLUMBIANA - The annual Columbiana Christmas Parade kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 22 in conjunction with "Light Up Night" that begins at 6 p.m. This year's parade starts at the Columbiana Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet dealership and heads north on Main Street, proceeds around the circle and ends at Elm Street.

The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to bring your organization's message to the parade. Plaques will be awarded for: Best Float, Best Car, Best of Theme, Best Marching/Walking Unit, Best Old Fire Truck, Best New Fire Truck, Best of Parade and Best of Animals and the newly added, "Clark W. Griswold" Award for the most outlandish use of lights. Participants are asked to line-up at Col-Pump, 131 E. Railroad St., beginning at 5:30 p.m. Call the chamber office at 330-482-3822 or visit for an application.

Dash for Mat's Bash benefit

scheduled Oct. 5 in Wellsville

WELLSVILLE - The residents of Wellsville will be putting on their running shoes for a cause. The fifth annual Dash for Mat's Bash, sponsored by Ohio Valley College of Technology, begins at 5 p.m. Oct. 5. Registration begins at 2 p.m.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the Mathugh Johnston Memorial Corp, which awards scholarships to select graduating seniors and assist families with children that have been impacted by traumatic occurrence/s in their lives. Mathugh Johnston was a Wellsville native who passed away at age 15 after a bout with Ewing Sarcoma and leukemia. The dash will consist of a 1.5 mile run/walk down Main Street in Wellsville, a kids dash contest for children under 9 years old, and a costume contest for kids.

Awards will be given and door prize distributed. Volunteer fire departments will unite to pull a fire truck. Fire departments wishing to participate are asked to contact Tim Long at long28trl@att. Registration forms can be found on "Dash for Mat's Bash" Facebook page or requested by email at

Cost is $10 for adults, $6 for children 9 and under and T-shirts are guaranteed to participants registered before Sept. 29. Registration the day of the event is $15 and $10 for children under 9 for the kid's dash and costume contest.



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