"Haunted Trail' open at
Career Center Oct. 29-31
LISBON - The Columbiana County Career and Technical Center is hosting its annual "Haunted Trail" from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 29-31. Admission is $6 which includes refreshments. For more information call the school at 330-424-9561 (dial "0" for the operator).
Pancake and sausage
breakfast set at Unity Grange
EAST PALESTINE - An all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at Unity Grange on state Route170. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children.
Swiss steak supper offered at New Alexander Christian
EAST ROCHESTER - A Swiss steak dinner will be served from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday at New Alexander Christian Church, 7665 New Rochester Road. Cost is $8.50 for adults and $3 for children. Carryouts are available.
Penn-Ohio Newfoundland Club plans draft test
COLUMBIANA - The Penn-Ohio Newfoundland Club will hold a draft test to evaluate a dog's ability to pull carts at 9 a.m. Nov. 2 and 3 at Firestone Park. Various exercises will continue until 3:30 p.m.
For more information contact Dan Carr, test chairperson, at 330-549-5430 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Indoor Marching Concert" set at Salem gym Nov. 5
SALEM - The Salem High School Marching Band will hold its annual "Indoor Marching Concert" at 6 p.m. Nov. 5 in the Salem High School gym. Admission is free.
Prostate cancers screenings offered Nov. 6 in Lisbon
LISBON - HMHP Cancer Centers, Man Up Mahoning Valley, NEO Urology and HMHP Development Foundation are offering free prostate cancers screenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at St. George Parish, 271 W. Chestnut St. This is the fourth free prostate cancer screening program offered this year, the first ever in Columbiana County.
The free prostate cancer screening programs are part of an ongoing effort to reduce the number of men in the Mahoning Valley who die from prostate cancer. Screenings include a digital rectal exam and prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood draw. Man Up Mahoning Valley recommends annual prostate cancer screenings for every man 40 years old and older. To register, call the Humility of Mary Healthline at 330-480-3151 or 877-700-4647.
County music jam planned Nov. 3, 17 in Rogers
ROGERS - The public is invited to a country music jam from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 3 and 17 at the Rogers Community Auction dining room.
Veterans Day program
set at United High School
HANOVERTON - United Local High School is presenting a Veterans Day program at 9 a.m. Nov. 11 in the auditorium. All area veterans are invited to attend as honored guests. Reservations may be made by calling the high school at 330-223-7102, providing your name and branch of the military.
Food program offered at Columbiana Library
COLUMBIANA - A food program offering tips to nourish your digestive tract, presented by Alyssa D'Amico, a graduate of the Nutritional Therapy Association, will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Columbiana Public Library. Registration is required at the library or 330-482-5509.
Blood pressure screenings
set in Columbiana
COLUMBIANA - Free blood pressure screenings provided by Cindy Mitchell of the Salem Area Visiting Nurse Association will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 12 at the Columbiana Public Library. No registration is required.
Bridal gowns offered
to honor Veterans Day
BOARDMAN - Treasured Moments Bridal and Formal at 80 Boardman-Poland Road will be giving away free designer wedding gown from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 in honor of Veteran s Day during "Operation Wedding Gown." Brides Across America, a national charitable organization dedicated to providing free wedding gowns for military brides, selected Treasured Moments as one of 20 bridal shops across the country and the only participant within a three-hour drive. "We are happy to continue our salute to military by joining "Brides Across America" for this fifth annual event that helps military brides to realize their dream wedding," said Lorraine Fulks, Treasured Moments Bridal owner.
To qualify, brides must be engaged, be on active duty in the military, or have a fiance on active duty in Iraq, Afghanistan, Qatar, Bahrain, Libya, Kuwait, Korea or Japan. All military brides must show ID, copy of deployment papers, orders or other qualifying proof. Brides do not have to reside in the area where the giveaway is taking place. Each event has a limited number of gowns and the event is on a first-come first-serve basis. Brides must pre-register online at www.bridesacrossamerica.com. Significant discounts on bridal and any other gowns in the store to military brides are available to those who may not meet these guidelines. For more information contact 330-726-9144 or bridesacrossamerica.com.
Veterans Day event set at New Lebanon Presbyterian
HANOVERTON - All veterans are encouraged to attend a Veterans day event at 1 p.m. Nov. 10 at the New Lebanon Presbyterian Church on state Route 518.
Any families who are descendants of James Figgins, American Revolution soldier; John McMillen, War of 1812; and/or Richard Lesnet, Civil War, are also encouraged to attend and share their stories.
Dedication of new stone markers for these three veterans will be observed, as well as recognition of all the veterans buried at New Lebanon Church cemetery.
Veterans, families invited
to attend DAHS program
LISBON - The David Anderson Junior Senior High School's Veterans Day program begins at 1 p.m. Nov. 11. All veterans and their families are encouraged to attend and be honored. Registration begins at 12:45 p.m. For more information call Lynne Beech or Ron Witman at 330-424-3215.
Relay group sponsoring
Rivers Casino trip Nov. 11
SALEM - The Cutting Edge Styling Salon is sponsoring an American Cancer Society Relay for Life bus trip to the Rivers Casino on Nov. 11. Cost is $35 ($15 free play $5 food). For more information or to reserve a seat call 330-337-9688 or 330-332-3343.
Hospital Auxiliary plans
book fair Nov. 25-26
SALEM - Salem Community Hospital Auxiliary's Book Fair, featuring a large selection of premium quality books and seasonal items at discount prices, is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 25, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 26 in the hospital's private dining room.
Proceeds benefit the SCH Auxiliary which supports patient services and programs at the hospital. For more information call 330-332-7126.
Salem "Light Up Night" set Dec. 6 at Chamber building
SALEM - The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor "Light Up Night" beginning at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 on the front lawn at the chamber's building. Salem High School Choir students will entertain as the Christmas lights are ceremoniously turned on and the tree on the Village Green will be lighted for the 2013 holiday season. Refreshments will be served by Realife Church and Double Deuce. Kettlecorn will be available for sale. The Quakertown Trolley sponsored by the Salem Historical Society will give Christmas light tours immediately following the "Light Up Night" activities.
On Dec. 7, the annual Salem Christmas parade will be held in downtown Salem beginning at 1 p.m. Entrants will line up at Salem High School and march down North Lincoln Avenue to the intersection of East State Street where they will turn and proceed through the downtown business district.
Parade applications will be mailed out by the first week of November to those who have been in previous parades. New entries are welcome and asked to call the chamber at 330-337-3473.
Health care information
offered at Leetonia Library
LEETONIA- The Leetonia Community Public Library presents two opportunities to learn about the new health care insurance options: 6 p.m. Nov. 4 with Paul and Jeanette Logan; and noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 13 with Cheryl Hough of the Community Action Agency of Columbiana County.
Leetonia Fire Department Halloween parade set tonight
LEETONIA- The Leetonia Fire Department will host its Halloween parade at 6:30 p.m. tonight beginning at the OSI on Main Street and continuing to the fire hall. Refreshments will follow at the fire hall, as well as costume judging with categories by age group.