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Neighborhood News

Afternoon R-Weigh marks holiday season

SALEM— The Afternoon R-Weigh group met Dec. 2 at the Salem First Friend Church for the yearly Christmas luncheon. Everyone weighed in and then were surprised with fresh veggies, dip, pepperoni and assortment of cheese and crackers to nibble on until the party was ready. Before entering the ...

MSVC-MOAA recognizes local veterans

At a recent meeting of the Mahoning and Shenango Valleys Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MSVC-MOAA), LTC Rod Hosler, a representative of the from the Mahoning County Veterans Service Commission, presented a Vietnam Veterans Lapel Pin to eligible Chapter member ...

Roxy Theatre to show Christmas films this season

MINERVA— The Minerva Area Chamber of Commerce’s Roxy Theatre, 120 N. Market St., will show “Miracle on 34th Street,” rated PG, at 7 p.m. Dec. 14. In this classic Christmas movie, a lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing. The 1994 ...

On the calendar this week

FRI/6 LISBON “It’s Christmas, Carol!” 7 p.m., Trinity Playhouse, 234 E. Lincoln Way; Reservations are highly recommended and can be made online at StageLeftPlayers.org/tickets. Admission is $14 for Adults, $12 for Seniors and $10 for Students. Tickets will also be on sale at the door. ...

Salem Historical Society meeting to feature Tapestries of Ohio Inc.

SALEM—The Lords and Ladyes of Tapestries of Ohio Inc., complete with period costumes, songs, and instruments of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, will provide Christmas thyme entertainment at the Salem Historical Society meeting at 7 p.m. Dec. 10 in the meeting room of the Dale Shaffer ...

Cookie sale to benefit ministry

SALEM—Bakers are gearing up for the annual Christmas Cookie Platters project for Sue Thomas Ministries annual outreach to the homeless called Operation Silent Night which takes place on the streets of our nation’s capital in Washington D.C. Dec. 24 and 25. Operation Silent Night ...

Banquet on Monday

SALEM— Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will sponsor the Banquet in Salem from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building. The menu will include fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, Arkansas green beans, applesauce, fresh vegetables, fresh fruit and dessert. For information call Patty ...

WFD changes town hall date

WINONA— The Winona Fire Department has rescheduled a town hall meeting to discussing billing for certain fire department services to 7 p.m. Dec. 17 at Winona Friends Church.

Train display part of Saturday’s Snowflake Festival in East Palestine

The train display hosted by Crouse Mills True Value and David Peters can be seen at 43 N. Market St. as part of East Palestine’s Snowflake Festival, which will run from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday. A $300-value Lionel Set, Pennsylvania Keystone Special, will be given away, and children 16 and ...

Supplement Station to host Santa visit

SALEM — The Supplement Station on Pidgeon Road will host a free visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 7:30 to 9 p.m. today. A professional photographer will be onsite, with electronic images of visits with Santa available for $10.

On the calendar this week

THU/5 BELOIT Seminar on how to use social media to impress colleges and employers, 6:30 p.m., West Branch High School. COLUMBIANA Oasis Food Ministry food distribution, 4-6 p.m., First Christian Church, 39 Cherry St. GAVERS Wayne Township trustees, 6:30 p.m., township ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Calvary United to host drive-thru dinner NORTH LIMA— Calvary United Methodist Church, 12062 South Ave, North Lima will hold a Drive-thru Chicken Dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. or until sold out Dec. 12. Dinner will include a stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans and a ...

Poland resident named Trooper of the Year at OSP Lisbon post

LISBON— Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Steven A. Tucci has been selected 2019 Trooper of the Year at the Lisbon post. The selection of Tucci, 37, is in recognition of outstanding service during 2019 at the Lisbon post and Columbiana County. Fellow officers chose Tucci based on his ...

United Local Band Holiday Concerts slated for Dec. 8, 18

HANOVERTON—The United Local Band Holiday Concert Series will take place Dec. 8 and 18 at the high school. All concert bands grade five through 12 will perform on Dec. 8. The fifth-grade and high school concert bands will perform at 2:30 p.m. The sixth-grade and junior high bands will perform ...

On the calendar this week

wed/4 COLUMBIANA Columbiana Doll Club, noon, Das Dutch Haus; theme is Christmas dolls, bring toys for Way Station. LEETONIA Toddler Playgroup, 10-11:15 a.m.; AM Bookends featuring “A Redbird Christmas” by Fannie Flagg, 10 a.m., Leetonia Community Public Library. Leetonia High School ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Mount Union Christmas concerts to feature locals ALLIANCE— The University of Mount Union Department of Music will present its annual Christmas Festival at 11:15 a.m. Thursday and 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Brush Performance Hall of the Giese Center for the Performing Arts. This ...

Physical therapy facility celebrates opening

SALEM — Action Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Inc. opened its doors in the Eastgate Plaza on East State Street on Nov. 4, offering a locally-owned, private practice to meet the rehabilitative needs of Salem and the surrounding communities. “We’re excited to be in the area to ...

Fill-a-Cruiser event planned in Leetonia

The Leetonia Police Department and Leetonia Beautification Committee will sponsor a Fill-a-Cruiser event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Family Dollar. All items collected will be given to the Leetonia School District for distribution to families to helpd with Christmas needs. All ...