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On the calendar this week

SAT/22 BELOIT Saturday Night Church, 5 p.m., Bunker Hill UMC, 15096 W. Middletown Road. West Branch Music Department’s presentation of “Annie,” 7:30 p.m., high school auditorium; Tickets are available online at http://www.wbmusic.org. COLUMBIANA Knights of Columbus Council 10183 ...

Church Happenings

COLUMBIANA — The 2nd annual Chili Cook-off sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 10183 will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. today at the St. Jude Activity Center, 180 7th St. Admission is $10 and includes all the chili samples, 10 voting tickets, salad, desert, coffee, tea and water. Cash ...

Hymn Sing with Jan Schaeffer Cox

Jan Schaeffer Cox will play the piano for a hymn sing at 5 p.m. March 8 at Franklin Square United Methodist Church, 37615 Olde State Route 558. The event is free and open to the public. Cox is a Salem High School (Class of 1971) and Kent State music education graduate. She went on to Loyola ...

Western Reserve Rangers elect officers, host Green Team representative

BERLIN CENTER – The Western Reserve Rangers 4-H Club elected the following officers at its February meeting: Isabel Schors, president; Natalia Kresic, vice president; Delaney Crytzer, secretary; Avery Mountain, treasurer; Brandon Quear, Tony Schran and Cooper Selley, health and safety ...

East Palestine Schools honor rolls

East Palestine High School Honor Roll (All A’s) 9th Grade: Hannah Cunningham, Colton Hickman, Emma House, Nicholas Jaskola, Elizabeth Kinkead, Libby McElroy. 10th Grade: Jonathan Bertovich, Mayzen Chamberlain, Cooper Figley, Aidan McTrustry, Evan Smith. 11th Grade: Abigail Andre, ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Weingart Cousins hold get-together SALEM— The Weingart Cousins met recently at Adele’s Place. The next breakfast will be held at 8:30 a.m. March 4 at Adele’s. WB Area Ladies Ruritan Club learns about ag co-op NORTH GEORGETOWN— The West Branch Area Ladies Ruritan Club met Feb. 17 at ...

Western Reserve Schools honor rolls

Western Reserve High School * Denotes 4.0 9th Grade Honor Roll: *Alexa Abrams, *Josie Baird, Brogan Biery, *Gavin Beniston, *Margaret Byers, *Rachelle Christy, *Aidyn Davis, *Hannah Heath, Olivia Hepburn, *Riley Hostetler, * Madison Huzyak, Angelina Kronk, *Sahara Lawver, *Emily Martin, ...

Salem Junior Mothers’ Club to host father-daughter dance

SALEM— Salem Junior Mothers’ Club with be holding a “Love You to the Moon and Back” themed Father-Daughter dance from 6 to 8 p.m. March 14 at First Friends Church. Note the time change from previous years. The cost is $25 per couple and $5 for each additional sibling. Tickets include ...

DARE Singles group announces March activities

YOUNGSTOWN – The DARE (Divorce/Death Aren’t Really the End) Singles Group meets at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, across from the Giant Eagle on state Route 224. For information call 330-729-0127. The March schedule includes the ...

Sebring Schools honor rolls

McKINLEY JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL Merit Roll 6th GRADE: Kyla Baddeley, Devonte Buchanan, Gabrielle Cline, Lillian Dorian, Sable Foraker, Jayda Sanor, Jaden Smarr, Mia Somerville, Blade Thompson, Emily Wright. MERIT ROLL 7TH GRADE: Camryn Kinser, Jordyn Pittman, Walker ...

Local students graduate from Ohio University

ATHENS – The following students earned their degrees from Ohio University in December: East Rochester: Melissa Berry, Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. Homeworth: Crystal Marks, Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. Leetonia: Tina Garlough, Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing; Geona ...

Area students named to Ohio University dean’s list

ATHENS – Ohio University has announced the students named to the dean’s list for the 2019 Fall semester. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.5 for the semester through a schedule of classes totaling at least 15 hours, 12 of ...

Surgenavic appearing in drama presentation

ANGOLA, Ind. – The Trine University Drama Club has announced the cast for its upcoming production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” Performances of the musical comedy, scheduled for 7 p.m. April 3 and 4, and 2 p.m. April 5 in the T. Furth Center for the Performing Arts, ...

Roxy Theatre to present ‘Odd Couple’ in coming weekends

MINERVA— Minerva’s Roxy Theatre will present “The Odd Couple” at 7 p.m. Feb. 28-29 and March 6-7. This classic comedy by Neil Simon tells the story of two mismatched roommates— the neat, uptight Felix Ungar, played by Roger Bartley; and the slovenly, easygoing Oscar Madison, played ...

St. Jude and Our Lady of Lourdes Fish Fries to begin Feb. 28

COLUMBIANA— St. Jude and Our Lady of Lourdes Fish Fries will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Fridays Feb. 28 through April 3 at the St. Jude Activity Center, 180 Seventh St. The fries will feature fried or baked haddock or fried shrimp, coleslaw, bread and butter, dessert, coffee and a choice ...

Leap Year deal on Salem trolley tour

SALEM— The Salem Historical Society is offering a special Underground Railroad tour on the Quakertown Trolley at 11 a.m. Feb. 29 at a reduced cost of $29 for two to celebrate Leap Year Day. The docent takes passengers back in time to the late 1850s. Following the sharing of many stories, ...

On the calendar this week

FRI/21 BELOIT West Branch Music Department’s presentation of “Annie,” 7:30 p.m., high school auditorium; Tickets are available online at http://www.wbmusic.org. CANFIELD Friends of PLYMC Chair Yoga, 10 a.m., Canfield Library; for adults; $10 per session. Alzheimer Network Family ...

SRMC to open primary care practice in Damascus

SALEM— In an ongoing effort to expand local access to primary care services, Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is announcing the launch of its new primary care practice in Damascus, which will include walk-in appointments during regular office hours. Opening Feb. 24, SRMC Primary Care ...

Free shred event set Saturday in Salem

SALEM— A Free Shred Event will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services Salem office, 2789 E. State St. There is a limit of four boxes.

On the calendar this week

THU/20 BELOIT West Branch school board, 6 p.m., middle school cafeteria. CANFIELD Baby Brilliant: Bonding with Babies & Books, 10 a.m., Canfield Library. Canfield High School Art Fair reception, 6-8 p.m., Canfield Library; artwork on display during library hours. DAMASCUS Coffee ...