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Janice Elliott feted on 100th birthday

Blossom Nursing and Rehab honored Janice Elliott on her 100th birthday. Janice was born Sept. 6 1921 in Salem. Her family brought in cake for staff and residents and many friends and family sent cards. Blossom also presented Janice with a Smucker Jelly Jar that has her picture on it. The jar ...

Janice Elliot to celebrate 100 years

Janice Elliot will celebrate her 100th birthday Sept. 6. She is the daughter of the late Raymond and Gertrude Yeager. Help her celebrate this milestone by sending birthday cards to: Janice Elliot, 108 Blossom Lane, Salem, OH 44460. (Submitted photo)

Gladys Wilhelm turns 100

Gladys Bailey Wilhelm turned 100 years young Aug. 12, celebrating the milestone Aug. 14 at St. Jacob’s United Church of Christ in Leetonia with family and friends from Copeland Oaks. (Submitted photo)

Local woman turning 105

SEBRING —Virginia Althouse will 105 on Saturday at Copeland Oaks, her home for nearly 30 years. She was born at home in Salem on June 12, 1916. For perspective, the Titanic had gone down just four short years earlier; the United States under President Woodrow Wilson was immersed in World ...

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Brittany Marie Zamarelli to wed Anthony Rocco Maniscalco

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Zamarelli of Salem are announcing the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Marie Zamarelli, and Anthony Rocco Maniscalco, son of John and Mindi Maniscalco of Salem. The bride-to-be is a 2016 Salem High School graduate and a 2020 graduate of Kent ...

Cassandra Lynn Wukotich  to wed Matthew Adam Dotson

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Wukotich of Salem are announcing the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Cassandra Lynn Wukotich of Stratton Road, Salem, and Matthew Adam Dotson of Jersey Ridge Road, Salem, son of Patricia Dotson and the late Harvey L. Dotson Jr. of Salem. The ...

Katie Bush to wed Cameron Biondi

Tim and Jane Bush of Columbiana and Richard and Shelly Biondi of Johnston, Iowa, are announcing the engagement of their children Katie Bush and Cameron Biondi, both of Marco Island, Fla. The bride-elect graduated from Malone University in Canton with a bachelor’s degree in elementary ...

Michele L. Divencenzo to become bride of Robert L. Ketchum

Robert L. Ketchum Jr. of Salem, Ohio and Michele L. Divencenzo formerly of East Liverpool, Ohio will be married June 13, 2021 at Church of the Center in Salem, Ohio by Pastor Tim Ginter. Robert is the son of the late Robert and Anna Jean Ketchum of Salem, Ohio and Michele was raised by her late ...

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Ginger Pangas exchanges vows with Isaac Seevers

Ginger Pangas and Isaac Seevers were united in marriage June 19, 2021 at Faith Family Church in North Canton, Ohio. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Bill Luzecky. A reception followed at the Hilton ballroom in Fairlawn, Ohio. Kailey Holland of Copley, Ohio served as the maid of honor. ...

Sarah Wilson exchanges  wedding vows with Brian Neff

Sarah Wilson and Brian Neff were joined in marriage June 5 at A La Cart Catering in Canfield.  The bride’s daughter Allison acted as her mother’s maid of honor and son Isaac escorted his mother down the aisle. Oldest son Jonathan along with Hanoverton Mayor Dan Kibler performed the ...

Halley Taylor exchanges wedding vows with Jacob Frank

Jacob Frank and the former Halley Taylor, former Sebring-area residents, were married March 28 in a private backyard on the Palos Verddx Peninsula in California. Originally 88 people from Ohio were set to attend the wedding. In the end, they all had to cancel. Four close friends, the wedding ...

Haley Skolosh exchanges vows with Samuel Hake

Haley Skolosh and Samuel Hake exchanged wedding vows Nov. 28, finding a way to hold a marriage ceremony during the pandemic. Plans for an extravagant wedding /reception that was set up a year in advance had to be canceled not once, but twice, then replanned for a compacted venue due to ...

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Lawrence and Betty Osborn celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Lawrence and Betty (Starbuck) Osborn celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Aug. 22. A party was given in their honor on Aug. 21 at their home in Salem, with 70 family members in attendance. A delightful and memorable time was had by all as the family gathered to express their love and ...

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Pitts to mark 50th anniversary

Glenn and Sherri (Hillyer) Pitts are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 3. They have two children, Disa (Terry) Rosenberg of Hanoverton and Lance (Heather) Pitts of Lisbon. They also have five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Mr. and Mrs. William (Tasi) Carter celebrating golden anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. William (Tasi) Carter of South Lincoln Avenue, Salem, will celebrate 50 years of marriage today. They were married in 1971 in Salem. The ceremony was conducted by the Rev. William Longsworth, and the bride’s uncle, the Rev. Herman Lehwald of Missouri. Parents of the bride were ...

Mr. and Mrs. Chuck McShane celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Chuck and Theresa McShane of Orchard Bend Drive, Salem, will celebrate 50 years of marriage today. They were married June 26, 1971 in Midland, Pa. The couple has two children, Heather (McShane) Liptak of Ravenna and Lyndsay (McShane) Novak of Corona, Calif.; and three ...

Entertainment | VIEW ALL

40 years later ‘Halloween’ gets proper sequel

In 1978, director John Carpenter’s “Halloween” kicked the legs out from under the horror genre. The film signified a pivot for the industry, bringing with it a trove of tropes that filmmakers employ to this day. For four decades, Carpenter’s inexorable killer, Michael Myers, has ...

Rocky Bleier bringing his one-man show to Pittsburgh stage

PITTSBURGH—Pittsburgh Public Theater is thrilled to welcome back former Pittsburgh Steeler Rocky Bleier to perform his one-man show, “The Play,” live on the O’Reilly Theater stage. Based on Bleier’s life story, “The Play” was written by Gene Collier, a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ...

New documentary shows Al Gore hasn’t given up on climate concerns

Al Gore is the primary focus of “An Inconvenient Sequel,” but the new documentary, which debuted Thursday at the Sundance Film Festival, doesn’t feel like a vanity project. Gore and his relentless passion to communicate the dangers of climate change and enact policy to diminish its ...

‘Snatchers’ combines teen pregnancy and aliens in Sundance horror-comedy

The horror-comedy series “Snatchers,” premiering at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, is about a teenager who gets a surprise pregnancy after having sex for the first time. The surprise: that the baby is not a human, but an alien who attacks people and takes over their bodies. ...

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EPHS 1970 holds reunion

The East Palestine High School Class of 1970 held its 50th plus one reunion Sept. 4 at the East Palestine Country Club. Fifty-four classmates attended along with 28 guests. Classmates in attendance: from left, first row, Karen Bishop Baker, Joe Chaplow, Barb Keresty, Linda Smiley Bunetta, Cindy ...

Crestview High School 1966 celebrates 55 years

The Class of 1966 of Crestview High School celebrated their 55th Class Reunion on Sept. 11, 2021 at Ray Ward’s pavilion in New Waterford. Nineteen graduates along with 12 guests dined on a catered meal from Mission Barbecue in Boardman. Wil Fuhrman (Janice Cowell) and Vicki (Bable) Windram ...

Salem High School Class of 1969 celebrates 70th birthdays

In celebration of their 70th birthdays, 21 class members of the Salem High School Class of 1969, coming from Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina and Ohio, attended a party at the residence of Ginny Edling Eudy in Salem Aug. 6. From left, row one, Denise Colian Zangara, Georgia Duhan ...

United High School ’69 marks 50 years

United High School Class of 1969 celebrated its 50-year class reunion with a three-day event in September. The class held a meet and greet Sept. 27 at Mark's Landing, then held a dinner and dance on Sept. 28 at the Dolence Farm. The class finished the reunion with a brunch Sept. 29 at Kiko's ...