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FRI/20 COLUMBIANA St. Jude and Our Lady of Lourdes Fish Fry, 4:30-7 p.m., St. Jude Activity Center, 180 Seventh St.; $12 adults, $6 children 5-10 years, free for children 4 years and under; fried or baked haddock or fried shrimp, coleslaw, bread and butter, dessert, coffee and a choice of ...

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Beaver meals available off-site CALCUTTA — Beaver Local Superintendent Eric Lowe said their meal distribution program will be expanded off-site today. Parents of district children can pick up meals from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the following locations: Alpha Care, St. Clair Avenue; Ohio Valley ...

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THU/19 BELOIT West Branch school board, 6 p.m., high school media center; closed to public, but livestreamed on district’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/WBLSD/). COLUMBIANA Crestivew Board of Education, special meeting, 5 p.m., high school conference room, 44100 Crestview ...

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Free (drive-thru only) spaghetti dinner offered WINONA— Winona Friends Church, 4687 Whinnery Road, will be offering a free (drive-thru only) spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. or until the meals are gone Friday. There is a limit of one meal per person or five meals per car. Family Recovery ...

Taking care of your family during virus outbreak

With news of the COVID-19 outbreak everywhere, many parents are wondering how to bring up the epidemic in a way that will be reassuring and not make kids more worried than they already may be. Children react, in part, on what they see from the adults around them. When parents and caregivers ...

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West Branch BOE to meet Thursday BELOIT— The West Branch school board will still hold its meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday in the high school media center. In compliance with Ohio’s Open Meetings Act, the meeting remains open to the public, however, the District will livestream the meeting via ...

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MON/16 DAMASCUS Lupus Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m., Damascus Friends Church; information at (888) NO-LUPUS or visit www. lustrification.org. HANOVERTON Parent orientation meeting for children entering kindergarten at United Local School District, 6 p.m., elementary ...

Columbiana students excel in state tournament

Six members of the Columbiana High School speech team attended the Ohio Speech and Debate Association state tournament March 6-7 at Wooster High School. There were 1,100 students from across the state who competed in the tournament. Juniors Katie Crisp, who competed in Programmed Oral ...

Leetonia students recognized during county art show

Leetonia students were among those recognized during the 2020 Columbiana County Student Art Show held Feb. 27 at the Columbiana County Educational Service Center. Representing 9th grade, Marinda Vadino, Honorable Mention, Ceramics; 11th grade, Samantha Schneider, Honorable Mention, Painting; ...

Preschool youngsters practice yoga at Reilly Elementary School

From left, Calvin Hartman, Ellianna Smith, and Alex Herron show off their “warrior pose” as they enjoy doing yoga with their preschool classes. The school, located at Reilly Elementary in Salem, has started to incorporate yoga into its monthly activity schedule. DeAnna Griswold is a ...

Committee recognizes Historical Society for artwork contributions

COLUMBIANA — On behalf of the Restoration and Beautification (R and B) Committee of Columbiana, Pat Tingle recently presented a signed and framed piece of artwork to Mary Louise Dicken, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Historical Society of Columbiana and Fairfield Township. The ...

St. Paul Math Night at Giant Eagle

St. Paul School held a Math Night at the Salem Giant Eagle on March 4. Students used the aisles of Giant Eagle to solve real world math problems. Students, families from St. Paul School and customers visiting the store were offered grade-specific challenges to complete utilizing items sold in ...

United Local Buckeye delegates

United Local students named as delegates to the 2020 Buckeye Boys and Girls State programs include, from left, Garrett Swiger, Elizabeth Marhefka, Kassidy Everhart, Morgan Briceland and Landon Rhodes. Boys and Girls State programs are designed to develop leadership skills in young men and women ...

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SAT/14 BELOIT Saturday Night Church, 5 p.m., Bunker Hill UMC, 15096 W. Middletown Road; features singing, prayer, brief message, something for children and Scripture. COLUMBIANA Columbiana High School Class of 1961, 9:30 a.m., Das Dutch Haus. Walking in Wonder Lent Retreat, 10 a.m.-2 ...

Church Happenings

SALEM — The Banquet in Salem will be held Monday from 5-7 p.m. at the Memorial Building. The meal will be sponsored by the Salem Junior High School. Menu: BBQ chicken, roasted potatoes, baked beans, coleslaw, assorted fruits and pies. For information call Patty Colian at ...

Mona McArtor scholarship

Beaver Local, Lisbon, Salem, Sebring and West Branch are among area districts where high school students are eligible to apply for the annual Mona McArtor Scholarships given out by Quota International of Salem. The $500 college scholarship is awarded to high school graduates pursuing a career ...

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Damascus historical society to meet Tuesday DAMASCUS - The Damascus Area Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Pearce House, 28959 Salem Alliance Road for its first meeting of 2020. "The History of Damascus Community Center Park" will be presented by Marilyn ...

Winona Ruritans hold special dinner

WINONA - The Winona Ruritan Club held its annual Father-Son-Grandson dinner meeting Feb. 25 at the Winona Methodist Church. President Rob Doyle Jr. led the group in singing "America" after he called the meeting to order. Vice President Homer Althouse gave the Invocation. The ladies of the ...

Columbiana Girl Scouts host Powderpuff Derby

COLUMBIANA - Girl Scout Troop 80777 of Columbiana hosted the annual Powderpuff Derby at Crestview High School. This year 15 girls participated in the event and four parents/siblings participated in the secondary competition designed for them. The girls from all over Columbiana County follow the ...

Local pantries receive grant funding for equipment

YOUNGSTOWN – Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley recently partnered with the Ohio Association of Foodbanks to distribute grants to 12 food pantries. The $40,500 in total grant funding will allow food pantries to purchase new equipment so that they can accept, store and ...