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Neighborhood News

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WED/22 BEAVER TOWNSHIP South Range school board, 5 p.m., K-12 campus auditorium; executive session to interview candidates for vacant board seat. CANFIELD Gotta Move Story Time, 10 a.m., Canfield Library; for children ages 2-5 with caregiver. National Popcorn Day & Other Snack ...

Business award

Newly elected Lisbon chamber president LaDawn Whitman (left) presents Barbara Stamp the Business Person of the Month award for January. Barb is a realtor with Berkshire Hathaway Realty in Salem. (Submitted photo)

On the calendar this week

TUE/21 ALLIANCE Coffee Talk with West Branch Schools Superintendent Timothy Saxton, 9 a.m., Perkins. CANFIELD Baby Brilliant: Tales & Talk for 2s & 3s, 10 a.m., Canfield Library; activities to help children ages 2 to 3 become readers. Mah-Jongg Mondays, 1-3 p.m., Canfield ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Thursday Banquet in Salem to feature fried chicken SALEM— The Banquet in Salem will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Salem Memorial Building in memory of Norma Hale by her children. The menu will include fried chicken, mased potatoes and gravy, peas or corn, cole slaw, fresh ...

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MON/20 LISBON Columbiana County Park Board, special session, 9 a.m., Columbiana Country Park District office, 130 W. Maple St. NEW WATERFORD New Waterford Class of 1956, lunch, 11:30 a.m., Josie’s in Columbiana. SALEM Historical Society Museum and Gift/Book Shop, 239 S. Lundy ...

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SAT/18 CANFIELD Butter-Making Class, 11 a.m., Canfield Library; for adults and teens, bring own small mixing bowl; register at 330-744-8636 or online. DAMASCUS Community breakfast, Damascus United Methodist Church, 7 - 10:30 a.m. DEERFIELD Deerfield Historical Society dance, ...

Across our Churches

DAMASCUS — A community breakfast will be held today from 7-10:30 a.m. at the Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road. NORTH LIMA — A breakfast buffet will be served from 7-10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at the North Lima Mennonite Church, 90 Mennonite Drive. Donations will be ...

Kent State at Salem President’s, Dean’s lists

Dr. David Dees, dean of Kent State University at Salem, announced those students named to the Fall 2019 President’s and Dean’s lists. To qualify for the President’s List, students must have a 4.0 grade point average and must have completed 15 hours during the semester. To qualify for ...

Across our Classrooms

Area students recognized at Aultman College CANTON – The following students made the President’s and Dean’s lists for fall semester 2019 at Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences: Tracy Bernard – Alliance Amanda Butream – Lisbon Lisa Entrikin – Lisbon Gina Kobelt ...

Deadline to purchase ’20 dog licenses is still Jan. 31

LISBON- The deadline for purchasing Columbiana County 2020 dog licenses is Friday, Jan. 31. Mahoning County has extended their deadline to Feb. 29. This does not apply to Columbiana County, where fees will double on Feb. 1. Columbiana County Auditor Nancy Milliken wishes to notify all dog ...

Kent State Salem students assist on project to enhance Senior Olympics program

SALEM — Throughout the past fall semester, six Kent State at Salem students taking the Business Consulting and Practicum course worked on a project that could help increase participation in the Senior Olympics program through the Direction Home of Eastern Ohio. The students partnered with ...

WR Ranger presented with Spirit Award

BERLIN CENTER— Brandon Quear was presented the Western Reserve Rangers 4-H Club Spirit Award. Assisting with the presentation were Isabel Schors, Collin Meehan, Natalia Kresic and Camille Kirk. 4-H Queen Natalia Kresic described some of the activities she participated in at the Ohio Fairs ...

Grace Church donates to SRMC Foundation

For the third consecutive year, Grace Church of Columbiana presented a $1,000 donation to the Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) Foundation. The gift represents a portion of the proceeds from the church’s annual Chicken BBQ, and will be used by the Foundation to benefit SRMC’s world-class ...

Quakers baseball to host poker event

SALEM- Salem Quakers Baseball will host their 4th Annual Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament Fundraiser at 1 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Salem Italian American Club. Registration opens at noon. Cost is $60 buy-in, which covers lunch and a bounty game. There will be an option to re-buy or add-on for $30. ...

Fair manager honored

COLUMBUS—Owen Unkefer was one of 41 individuals recently recognized at the 94th Ohio Fair Managers Association annual convention at the Greater Columbus Convention Center on Jan. 3 for outstanding service to their local fairs. Of this group, seven received the Director’s Award for ...

Evening R-Weigh group meets, names weekly weight loss winners

SALEM— The Evening R-Weigh group met Jan. 13 at the First Friends Church, with the meeting being called to order by Rosemarie Martinez. Gina Zepernick lead the R-Weigh prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. The group sang “Music, Music” chosen by Linda Lude. Ruth Miller prayed ...

United FFA donates to CROP ministry, children’s hospital at meeting

HANOVERTON— The United FFA Chapter recently held its monthly meeting with 22 members and one guest in attendance. President Lauren Hippely called the meeting to order and officer reports from the reporter, secretary and treasurer were given and accepted. A motion for the chapter to donate ...

SPL class to help build job interview skills

SALEM- Salem Public Library will provide a class to help job seekers improve job interview skills at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3 in the Quaker Room. Technology instructor Stephanie Peterson will discuss ways to sharpen interview skills and feel more confident during interviews.   Seating is limited and ...

Tech class to help identify Fake News

SALEM- Sometimes it is hard to tell the difference between news that is well researched and news that is false or misleading.  The Salem Public Library will host a Get Tech Smart class, Learn How to Spot Fake News, at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Quaker Room. Technology Instructor Kathy Bennett ...

On the calendar this week

FRI/17 ALLIANCE Aultman Hospital HealthTalks, Healthy Eating in the New Year, noon, Aultman Alliance Community Hospital; reservations at 330-754-4508 or www.aultman.org/healthtalks; free and open to public. CANFIELD Friends of PLYMC Chair Yoga, 10 a.m., Canfield Library; for adults; $10 ...