ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES
LHS ’55-’57 cancel gatherings
LEETONIA– Leetonia High School Classes of 1955-57 have canceled their monthly gathering until further notice.
Ministry hosting Lancaster, Pa., trip
LEETONIA– Jesus The Key Ministries is making special arrangements for a trip to Lancaster, Pa. Seating is limited to 30 persons. The trip will leave Dec. 8 and return Dec. 9. The first stop will be Elva’s Chalk Art Studio then dinner and the show, “Elf the Musical,” at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre. After breakfast the group will visit the Sight & Sound Theatre to witness the book of Esther come to life on stage at Sight & Sound’s newest production, “Queen Esther.” For information call Bing Newton at 330-427-6578.
Salem Goodwill moving location
SALEM– Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries announced it will move its Salem location from Broadway Avenue to 2350 E. State St. In order to prepare, the non-profit’s last day at its current Salem address will be today, and everything in the store will be 75 percent off. Goodwill will continue to collect donations at the site until the new store opens. Goodwill plans to open the new Salem location in the coming months.
Mercy Health limits visitations
YOUNGSTOWN– Starting today, Mercy Health – Youngstown will temporarily suspend all visitation at each of the three hospitals throughout the Mahoning Valley based on the following:
— One support person will be permitted for mothers in labor. That one support person must be the same support person throughout the stay.
— One support person with surgery and invasive procedure patients
— Special exceptions will be made for end of life and other extenuating circumstances
— Exceptions will be made for minor children.
Friends and family with patients who meet these exceptions will not be allowed to visit if they have a cough, fever or respiratory symptoms or if they have been exposed to COVID-19. Prior to being allowed hospital access, those limited visitors will have their temperature taken. Those who have a temperature of 100 F or greater will be denied access.
Mercy Health – Youngstown will continue to provide support and assistance in connecting those unable to visit their loved one virtually using platforms such as Skype and Facetime.