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Neighborhood News

Monday Banquet to feature chicken

SALEM— Paul Heim and Jackie Odey will sponsor the Drive-up Banquet in Salem from 5 to 7 p.m. or until the food is gone Monday at the Salem Memorial Building for their birthdays. The menu will include chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cole slaw, fresh vegetables, fresh fruit and ...

Buckeye Dairy Boosters hold spring banquet

The Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters held their annual spring banquet on June 7 at the Old Schoolhouse Cafe in Hanoverton. Tess Neville, the 2019 Dairy Princess, reported on the events she attended for the year. She attended many neighboring county fairs, Dairy Palooza, different ...

Pandemic adds to experience of a lifetime for Kent State Salem grad

SALEM — When Christopher Thompson prepared for a horticulture internship in Ghana, he knew it would be an experience of a lifetime. What he never expected, however, was how that experience would be turned upside-down by a world-wide pandemic. Thompson is a recent graduate of the horticulture ...

FRC Oxford House to reopen July 5

SALEM — The Family Recovery Center’s Oxford House, also known as Eloise V. Traina Center of Hope, will reopen on Sunday, July 5 after being temporarily closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Oxford House, located at 320 Benton Road, Salem, will continue to host 13 support meetings a ...

St. Paul School hosting Virtual Race Series

SALEM— The St. Paul School will hold a Virtual Race Series to support the school. Events will include a youth 1-mile run/walk, youth 3-mile bike, adult 3-mile run/walk and adult 10-mile bike. Registration costs $19 for all categories an is open until 11:30 p.m. June 30. After registration is ...

On the calendar

FRI/26 Hanoverton United BOE special meeting at 7:30 a.m. via zoom.us/j/92282347813, end of year business Leetonia Carryout fish fry at ITAM Club from 5-8 p.m., start calling 427-9900 at noon, limited menu NEW WATERFORD Eagles, 4-9 p.m.; fish with full menu, eat in or carry-out ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Fairfield sets zoning hearing FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP— The Fairfield Township Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a public hearing regarding a variance for property setback at 2230 Camelot Drive at 6:30 p.m. July 13 in the township building. The board will also hear from representatives of Extral ...

Science fair superior

Salem St. Paul School students Kaiden Curtis, fifth grade, left, and Laura Hovorka, sixth grade, both earned superior ratings at the Ohio State Science Fair this year competing against students in grades 5-12. Hovorka, whose project asked “Do cone cells recover at the same rate for ...

On the Calendar this Week

WED/24 ELKTON Elkrun Township trustees at 7 p.m. at office, limited to 10 people LISBON Ag society, at 7 pm via zoom, guest information can be found at www.columbianacountyfair.org New Springfield Springfield Township trustees special meeting at noon at office on road ...

Beech Creek gardens reopen to public

ALLIANCE— After 12 weeks of shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve reopened on June 8. The first phase of reopening involves changes to overall operations and detailed modifications for the summer exhibits which include the Butterfly House, ...

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Health district board to meet today SALEM - The city health district board will hold a special meeting at 2 p.m. today via Zoom regarding a job description for a public health nurse and pay scale. To join the meeting, use Meeting ID: 928 9546 0647, Password: 188311 or ...

Minerva native takes command of Navy guided-missile sub

KINGS BAY, Ga. — The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Florida (SSGN 728) (Gold) held a change of command aboard Naval Submarine Base here. Capt. Seth Burton was relieved by Capt. Theron Davis as commanding officer of Florida (Gold). “I am extremely proud of the professional men ...

On the Calendar this Week

TUE/23 Columbiana Fairfield Township zoning commission at 6:30 p.m. at township building Lisbon CCARC board at 3:15 p.m. at office, 129 S. Market St. MHRS board at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom, us02web.zoom.us/j/8118146764, meeting ID: 811 814 6764, dial-in number: 1 929 205 6099 Village ...

On the Calendar

MON/22 COLUMBIANA Park board at 7 p.m. via Zoom, login information at www.columbianaohio.gov LISBON Library Facebook Live virtual craft (patriotic wreath) at 4 p.m., call 330-424-3117 to register and pick up supplies. SALEM “Play with Your Food Digital,” hosted by Salem Public ...

Kent State Salem recognizes students for achievements

SALEM – Kent State University at Salem recognized the academic achievements of several students for the 2019-2020 academic year. The awards and recipients are: Academic Awards Human Services Award for Intern of Excellence: Hannah Koran. Outstanding Early Childhood Education ...

Local students among YSU spring graduates

YOUNGSTOWN – Nearly 1,400 students were awarded undergraduate and advanced degrees and certificates at Youngstown State University’s Spring Commencement. Local graduates include: Alliance: Ezekiel Fernandez of Alliance, Bachelor’s of Science in Medical Laboratory Science; ...

Western Reserve honor rolls

Western Reserve High School Quarter 4 * Denotes 4.0 FRESHMEN HONOR ROLL: *Alexa Abrams, Keegan Baclawski, Josie Baird, *Brogan Biery, Gavin Beniston, *Margaret Byers, *Rachelle Christy, *Aidyn Davis, Hayden Fellows, * Jacob Grindley, *Hannah Heath, Riley Hostetler, * Madison Huzyak, Angelina ...

On the calendar

SAT/20 ALLIANCE Alliance Balsa Bees’ World War I Dawn Patrol Fly-in, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Barber Airport. EAST PALESTINE Free drive-up paper shredding from 10 a.m. to noon at library, items in trunk and stay inn your car, enter lot on Walnut, 426-3778 LEETONIA Drive-thru food pantry for ...

Columbiana Schools honor rolls

Columbiana High School Distinguished Honor Roll freshmen: Joseph Baylor, Jeffrey Buchheit, Madison Burbick, Marco Cagliuso, Kylie Cameron, Chelsee Chaffee, Ethan Davis, Grace Davis, Makenna Davitt, Heaven Doss, Delaney Finsley, Nicolas Gallo, Isabella Glover, Anna Joy, Averi Mazei, Katrina ...

Mahoning County ESC launches virtual academy

CANFIELD— The Mahoning County Educational Service Center is launching the Valley Virtual Remote Learning Academy (VV), an online community school. Valley Virtual will provide quality, educational opportunities that align to state standards for students who benefit from learning in a ...