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Births/Birthdays

Birthday twins

Local residents Louise Pegg and Lois Sutherin turned 90 March 25. They were treated to a new do and a photo shoot to commemorate the special day. (Submitted photo)

Local woman celebrates 90th birthday

Esther L. Chick celebrated her 90th birthday at Ezio’s Italian Restaurant in Salem with her three sons, John (Connie), Bill (Patty) and Carmen (Casey), and 40 other family and friends. The party enjoyed dinner cookies and a strawberry birthday cake. (Submitted photo)

Haisley Joanah Joy

Jason Joy and Katlyn VanDyne announce the birth of their daughter, Haisley Joanah Joy, Feb. 9, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Boardman. She joins a sister, Josie Lyn Joy.

Jedd Mitchell McGuire

Jedd Mitchell McGuire was born Feb. 5, 2022 at 12:35 a.m. at Akron City Hospital to Mitch and Francine McGuire of Salem. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 inches long. He joins sisters Saffie Ann and Della Jane, ages 3 and 2. Maternal grandparents are Fran and Pam Roberts of Akron. ...

Salem resident celebrates 100 years

Dan Marchbanks of Salem celebrated his 100th birthday at Ezios Restaurant with family and friends on Jan. 26. He grew up in Dungannon, served in the Army during World War II in Europe and worked as a heavy equipment operator and supervisor for BFI. He and his late wife Louise were happily ...

Local resident turns 100

Verna Heald Cope celebrated her 100th birthday Dec. 14 at her home with family and friends. She has lived in Fairfield Township with William L. Cope Jr (deceased in 2002), and has resided in their home for 79 years. Verna has maintained her birthright membership with the Religious Society of ...