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Abundant Life Fellowship will serve as warming center NEW WATERFORD — Abundant Life Fellowship at 46469 state Route 46 will be open as a warming center for anyone who needs it from 9 a.m. today through 9 a.m. Friday. No beds or showers will be available, however, there will be plenty of ...

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WED/30 LEETONIA Leetonia Community Public Library, Toddler Playgroup, 10-11:15 a.m. LISBON Toddler and Preschool Story time, “My Body,” 10 a.m., Lepper Library. SALEM “In the Bag” purse sale, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., private dining room, Salem Regional Medical Center. Salem Historical ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Salem Historical Society rescheduled book signing SALEM — With the extremely low temperature expected today, the Salem Historical Society has rescheduled its book signing with Elisabeth Sayer. The new date and time is 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Shaffer Building gift/book shop, in ...

On the calendar this week

TUE/29 LEETONIA Leetonia Community Library, Crochet for Charity, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Gentle Yoga, 5:30-6:30 p.m. LISBON Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 114 E. Washington St. SALEM “In the Bag” purse sale, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., private dining room, Salem ...

Team plans Texas Hold’Em tourney

SALEM — The Salem Quakers High School Baseball Team will host its third annual Texas Hold’Em Tournament fundraiser at 2 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Salem Italian American Club, 250 Penn Ave. Check-in starts at 1:30 p.m. The buy-in is $50 and there will be a $25 re-buy option and cash prizes for top ...

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MON/28 LEETONIA Leetonia Library, Light Reads Book Club, 11 a.m. LISBON One-on-one computer and device help, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Lepper Library; register at 330-424-3117. Lepper Library, classic movie, 2 p.m.; adult coloring, 6 p.m. Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m., Fleming House, 7300 Rose ...

Salem Historical Society plans book signing

Local author Elisabeth M. Sayer will meet guests and sign copies of "Is Time Running Out?" from 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday at the Salem Historical Society gift shop located at 239 S.Lundy Ave. The book is an account of her struggle to Nazi German during World War II and her life experiences from ...

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SUN/27 COLUMBIANA Chili cookoff, sponsored by American Legion Riders, Post 290, noon-3 p.m., The Vineyards at Pine Lake; $8 in advance, $10 at the door. DAMASCUS The annual “Soup-er Chili” cook-off today at the United Methodist Church in Damascus has been postponed. LISBON Lions ...

2019 Southern Local Winter Homecoming Court

Southern Local High School has selected its 2019 Winter Homecoming Court with the crowning to take place Tueday between the junior varsity and varsity basketball games against Lisbon. The school dance will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 2 in the cafeteria with the theme, “Casino Night.” Queen ...

Drug Free Team a success at CCCTC

The Drug Free Team, in its second year at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center (CCCTC), is seeing great success again. This is evident by the continued support of The Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition (MVMC). The MVMC has always been a strong supporter of the CCCTC since the ...

Top spellers at United Local Elementary

Alexa Ludwig, front, is the winner of the United Elementary School’s spelling bee. She won the competition by correctly spelling the winning word “paramedic.” Runners-up include, second row, from left, Kailee Farmer, Gracie Wilson, Emma McHugh; third row, Mariyah Rowe, Bryan Eichler, ...

Across our Classrooms

Local students on West Liberty University dean’s list WEST LIBERTY, W. Va. — West Liberty University has announced its dean’s list for outstanding academic performance during fall semester 2018. Students must attain a 3.50 grade point academic average and complete a minimum of 12 ...

Salem native wins Cleveland acting award

Salem native Landon Talbert has won the 2018 Broadway World Regional Award (Cleveland) for “Best Actor in a Musical” for his role in the Millennial Theatre Company’s production of “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Talbert played the role of Pontius Pilate in the August 2018 production. The ...

Local military organization installs officers, board of directors

VIENNA — Officers and board of directors for the Mahoning and Shenango Valleys Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MSVC-MOAA) were recently installed at a luncheon business meeting at the Consolidated Activities Center of the Youngstown Air Reserve Station in Vienna. The ...

Local doctor shares resolution ideas during Health Chat

Dr. Mike Sevilla of Family Practice Center of Salem recently presented a Health Chat at Brookdale Senior Living discussing with residents and other health care workers the topic of New Year’s Resolutions and health care. Blossom Nursing and Rehab and Brookdale hosted the event. Shown from ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

MVYP announces nominees for this year’s top young pros YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning Valley Young Professionals is a local non-profit that brings together the Mahoning Valley’s best and brightest young professionals. This year’s honorees include Christopher Anderson, Sweeney Chevrolet ...

CCRTA partnering with Ponderosa for fundraiser

CALCUTTA — The Columbiana County Retired Teachers’ Association (CCRTA) is partnering with the Calcutta Ponderosa Restaurant this month. When you pay your bill, inform the cashier you support CCRTA and Ponderosa will donate a percentage of each customer’s receipt to CCRTA to fund its ...

Crestview Lady Rebels to host party

COLUMBIANA — The Crestview Lady Rebels basketball program is hosting a “Princesses and Pirates Party” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Crestview Elementary gymnasium. Mingle with your favorite Disney princesses and pirates at a fun dance party with a variety of games, activities and ...

On the Calendar

SAt/26 ALLIANCE Bingo, 6:25 p.m., Disabled American Veterans #50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors open 5 p.m. COLUMBIANA Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau, Historical Society of Columbiana and Columbiana First Committee of the Chamber of Commerce’s unveiling of “The Journey to Today,” ...

Ursuline Center’s Valentine Day dinner scheduled

The Ursuline Center’s annual Valentine’s Day dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Ursuline Center, 4280 Shields Road, Canfield. Entertainment will be provided by the Boardman Chorale and Singers under the direction of Linda Smrek. Guests will dine on appetizers of fruit, cheese and ...