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February 6, 2014
Salem News

Chicken on the run offered today

SALEM - Chicken on the run drive-thru chicken dinners, will be sold from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the First United Methodist Church, 244 S. Broadway Ave. The meal includes a stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and a brownie. Cost is $7.

Goshen High Class of 1958 lunch canceled

SALEM - The Goshen High School Class of 1958 lunch on Feb. 10 has been canceled.

Library hosting Victorian Valentine Tea

LEETONIA- Friends of the Leetonia Community Public Library invite you to a Victorian Valentine's Tea at 2 p.m. Feb. 13. Janet Moy will present a musical program on Victorian songs from the 1850s to 1910 with interesting tidbits of history on the music and composers.

There will be prizes for those dressed up in Victorian attire. There is no charge for the event. To register call 330-427-6635.

Skating resumes at Mill Creek MetroParks

YOUNGSTOWN - Mill Creek MetroParks re-opened the Lily Pond to ice skaters at 3 p.m. Wednesday. Skating will continue as long as conditions safely allow.

Supervised ice skating at Lily Pond will continue from 3 to 6 p.m. Feb. 7 and 3 to 6 p.m. on Fridays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Feb. 23, weather permitting. For more information call 330-702-3000 or millcreekmetroparks.org.

WR Amateur Radio Club will meet

CANFIELD - The Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club (wrarc.net) will host its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at Davidson's Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road. Dinner begins at 6 p.m.

The guest speaker is Matt Welch, the American Radio Relay League's section emergency coordinator for the Amateur Radio Emergency Services. He will conduct "Ham Jeopardy," an audience participation game. The WRARC provides interested individuals ongoing amateur radio licensing classes and examinations. In addition, members also provide voluntary communication services at various community events throughout the year.

All licensed amateur radio operators are welcome to attend along with anyone interested in learning more about the hobby. For more information contact Roy Haren, president, at 330-717-3695, or harens@juno.com.

Sebring American Legion hosting steak fry

SEBRING - The Sebring American Legion on California Avenue will host a steak fry from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Grilled porterhouse, strip or ribeye steaks are the choices which include a baked potato, all-you-can-eat salad bar, bread and coffee. Carryouts are available and the public is welcome.

Pancake plus breakfast planned Saturday

NEW WATERFORD The public is invited to the "pancake plus breakfast" to be served from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at New Waterford United Methodist Church, 46925 S. State St. Donations will be accepted. For more information call 330-457-7436.

KSU hosting financial aid application event

EAST LIVERPOOL - The financial aid application process will be explained from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 19 in room 318 of the main building at Kent State University. For more information contact Chris Winland at 330-382-7557.

Johnny Wright benefit scheduled Feb. 22

SALEM - The Johnny Wright benefit will be held from 4 p.m. to midnight Feb. 22 at Salem AMVETS Post 45, 750 S. Broadway Ave.

A spaghetti dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children 10 and under. There also will be a Chinese auction and bake sale. Entertainment is planned from 9 p.m. to midnight with music provided by Ruckus.

Lepper Library sponsoring free tax prep

LISBON - The Lepper Public Library will sponsor free income tax return preparation for senior citizens age 65 and over.

Returns will be prepared by the library's fiscal officer, Carol Tsilimos, who is also a registered tax preparer. Appointments are available from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 25 and March 13. Those interested must reserve a time in advance by calling the library at 330-424-3117.

S. Range kindergarten registration planned

CANFIELD - Kindergarten registration for students in the South Range Local School District will be taken March 3-7.

Parents of children who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30, 2014, may register over the phone and make an appointment for screening by calling the elementary school office at 330-549-5578 between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. during the designated week. Students to be registered must be residents of the South Range School district.

Library hosting Game Day Program

COLUMBIANA -The Columbiana Public Library is having a Game Day Program for students in grades five to 12 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

No registration is necessary. It's not too late to join the Chips and Chatter Book Club for teens in grades six to eight. The next meeting runs from 4 to 5 p.m. Feb. 18.

Oasis Ministry food distribution planned

COLUMBIANA - The Oasis Food Ministry will hold a food distribution from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 13 and 27 at the First Christian Church, 39 Cherry St.

Parent conferences set in Leetonia

LEETONIA - Leetonia Exempted Village Schools will hold parent/teacher conferences on Feb. 13. Middle and high school appointments from 3 to 9 p.m. may be made by calling 330-427-6594 Ext. 2300.

Elementary school appointments from 3:30 to 9:30 p.m. may be made by calling 330-427-6594 Ext. 2100.

McVicker scholarship breakfast planned

SEBRING - The LCpl Daniel McVicker scholarship breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to noon March 2 at the American Legion, 395 W. California Ave.

The all-you-can-eat meal includes eggs, bacon, sausage, ham, french toast, pancakes, sausage gravy and biscuits, hash browns, juice and coffee. Cost is $7 per person.

Lily Pond closed to ice skaters

YOUNGSTOWN - Due to the warmer temperatures over the past 24 hours, Mill Creek MetroParks officials have decided to close the Lily Pond to skaters until further notice. The safety of visitors is of the utmost importance.

Officials are hoping that below freezing temperatures over the next week will permit them to open the Lily Pond to skaters next weekend.

Mill Creek MetroParks officials would also like to remind visitors that due to the fluctuating temperatures, trails throughout the MetroParks might be slippery. Visitors and hikers should use caution when on these trails.

Clothing sale scheduled at Eagles

SALEM - The public is invited to a clothing sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 15 in the back room at the Salem Eagles Auxiliary 316, 1884 N. Ellsworth Ave. Cost is $1 each or $2.50 per bag.

Bingo canceled at East Liverpool Lodge

EAST LIVERPOOL - East Liverpool Moose Lodge will not have bingo on Friday due to the winter convention. Bingo will resume on Feb. 14.

Storybook Museum program is Saturday

SALEM - The Salem Storybook Museum will host a celebration titled, "Love and Friendship," from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 8. Students from 6 to 12 are invited to 'bring a friend' and come to Kent State University City Center.

Although the event is free, reservations are required by calling 330-332-4723. Janis Yereb, museum curator, will be in charge of the creative project that the children will do. "Who doesn't love Valentine's Day? And one of the great loves in our lifetime is the love for our friends," she said.

Elizabeth Thatcher, museum director, will read one story to the visitors. Refreshments will be served.

 
 

 

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