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Irish tenor to perform at Youngstown church

Internationally acclaimed Irish tenor Emmet Cahill will present his fall comeback concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at St. Columba Cathedral, 159 W. Rayen Ave. near downtown.

This will be the singer’s fourth appearance at the church, having previously performed in December of 2016 and 2017, as well as in May 2019. Cahill is one of the lead singers of Celtic Thunder and his concert will be a combination of Irish music, classical music, show tunes and church hymns.

Proceeds will benefit the St. Columba food pantry and educational programs.

Tickets can be purchased for a special pre-concert meet-and-greet with Emmet at 6 p.m. for $50. Other tickets are $40 for mid-section front and $30 for seats in the back of the church. Tickets can be purchased online at www.ticketleap.com or by calling the St. Columba rectory at 330-744-5233. The concert is expected to start at 7:30 p.m. and last approximately 90 minutes.

Winona Museum open Sunday

The Winona Area Historical Society Museum (1838 Meeting House) and Quaker Meeting House are open from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Visitors are welcome at the corner of Winona Road and Cameron Street.

Community breakfast set in Damascus

Damascus United Methodist Church and Middle Sandy Presbyterian Church will hold their monthly community breakfast from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road, Damascus. The Breakfast features all-you-can-eat, made to order, pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon, toast, juice and coffee for a donation. The breakfast proceeds will benefit the upcoming 2022 Summer Mission Trip to work with Jackson Area Ministries in Jackson, Ohio.

South Range BOE meeting canceled

The South Range Local Board of Education has canceled its special meeting which was to be held tonight.

Threshold Residential Services plans garage sale

Threshold Residential Services, a nonprofit that provides residential services and adult day programs for individuals living with disabilities, will be hosting a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 23-24 at the storage facility, 162 Walnut St. Due to the generosity of the community, Threshold Residential Services has accumulated a mass of donated goods but doesn’t have enough room to store them. This event will free up much-needed space and also serve as a small fundraiser for the organization. For a minimum $5 donation, event attendees will be able to take as many items as they can carry with them. Customers are encouraged to bring their own bags, carts, wagons, etc.

EP Eagles offer beef tips drive-thru Wednesday

The East Palestine Eagles, 320 E. Taggart St., will hold their monthly drive thru from 4 to 6 p.m. or sold out Wednesday. The dinner is sirloin tips over noodles with coleslaw, roll and dessert for $10 or $9 if over 65 years. Call 330-853-8483 to order a meal.

Seats open for Salem Underground Railroad tour

Seats are still available for Sunday’s Underground Railroad tour on the Quakertown Trolley scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Cost is $15 a person and a minimum of participants are necessary to conduct the tour. All riders are requested to wear a mask. Walk ups are welcome before the 1:30 p.m. departure time at the Dale Shaffer Library, 239 S. Lundy Ave. The trolley is handicapped accessible. For reservations or further information, leave a message at 330-337-6733.

Columbiana Women’s Club offers bridge lessons

The Columbiana Women’s Club (CWC), in conjunction with Sally Sabota, is hosting complimentary Bridge Lessons from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays starting Sept. 28 and running through Nov. 16. Taught by Master Bridge Player Sabota, the Bridge Lessons are open to the community and will be followed by a light luncheon. Bridge book available for purchase or via loan. All classes are held at the Columbiana Women’s Club, 121 N. Main St. For more information and to enroll, call 330.207.1470.

Messy Church set at Goshen Friends Sept. 26

East Goshen Friends Church, 16800 South Range Road, Beloit, will host its monthly Messy Church from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 26. This month’s theme is “A Fresh Start,” focusing on Noah’s Ark (Genesis 6:5-8). The event will include Play-doh, water play, animals a taco bar and a hammer craft, with lunch to follow. For information call 330-537-3177 or visit eastgoshenfc.org.

Fairfield Twp. zoning appeals meeting scheduled

The Fairfield Township Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a public hearing regarding a variance for accessory structure location at 44809 state Route 517, Columbiana, at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 in the Swope Meeting Room of the Fairfield Township Administration Building located at 3062 Fairfield School Road. This meeting is open to the public and all interested parties are invited to attend.

SRMC, SRMC Foundation plan events

Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) and the SRMC Foundation are recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month with special events in October at Firestone Farms TownCenter, located at the corner of Routes 7 and 14 in Columbiana.

Walk-in Mammograms

For busy women on-the-go, convenient walk-in hours for screening mammograms are available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays at SRMC’s Imaging Center at Firestone Farms TownCenter. On Saturday, Oct. 16, expanded walk-in hours will be added for area women to get their screening mammograms from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

No appointment or physician order is needed for the walk-in mammograms and financial assistance is available for those who qualify. Women who have their mammograms performed at SRMC’s Imaging Center in Columbiana during the month of October will be eligible to register for a drawing of a pink-themed raffle basket.

Also on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 5 to 8 p.m., the SRMC Foundation will host the 2nd annual “Pink Out at the Farm” breast cancer benefit at Firestone Farms TownCenter, with proceeds benefiting the Foundation’s Cancer Fund.

“We’re excited to partner with Firestone Farms in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month to raise funds for our world-class cancer care services at SRMC,” said Amy Reed, SRMC Director of Development.

Highlights include: – Pink Specialty Food and Drinks – Live Music – Children’s Chalk Art Contest – Pink Cancer Survivor Fashion Show – Luminary Lighting

Now through Oct. 8, the public is invited to sponsor luminaries “In Honor of” or “In Memory of” loved ones for a $5 donation to the Foundation. Honorees’ names will be displayed and lit at the TownCenter clock tower at the conclusion of the Pink Out event. Call in orders can be placed to SRMC’s Look Nook Gift Shop at 330- 332-7252.

The SRMC Foundation raises funds to support patient services and programs at SRMC with 100% of all proceeds used locally. For information, call Reed at 330-337- 2883.

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