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Neighborhood News

2020 Junior Fair Outstanding Youth Award will be announced

CANFIELD – The Outstanding Youth Award was established to provide an opportunity to recognize youth who are involved in one or more of the seven Junior Fair Youth Organizations — Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Future Farmers of America, Camp Fire USA, Farm Bureau, Grange and 4-H – and go above ...

Area students earn degrees from Kent State University

KENT – Kent State University recently conferred degrees to spring graduates during the virtual commencement exercises on May 9. The university awarded 889 associate degrees, 3,232 bachelor’s degrees and 817 graduate degrees to students. Of the 2,123 bachelor’s degree students graduating ...

On the calendar

SAT/29 BELOIT West Branch school board, 8 a.m., via Zoom (link on district website); discuss personnel with action COLUMBIANA Rummage sale, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Nazarene Church, 330 N. Elm, everything free after 2 p.m Yard Sale, 865 E. Park Ave., 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Proceeds benefit Meals on ...

Across our Classrooms

Bryan earns master’s degree from University of Nebraska-Lincoln LINCOLN, Neb. – Matthew Bryan of Salem was among 723 graduates who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during a virtual graduation celebration Aug. 15. Bryan earned a Master of Engineering Management ...

Salem library offers Zoom art class

SALEM— The Salem Public Library will offer a Basic Drawing Class via Zoom from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14. The class will be led by local artist W. Dan Dinsio. Relax at home and practice drawing techniques during this free program for adults. Registration is required to participate and may be ...

God’s Quad set

HANOVERTON — God’s Quad will be sharing special gospel music at 10 a.m. Sunday at Hanoverton Presbyterian Church on Plymouth Street. Guests are asked to wear a mask. Guests may also hear the service from the parking lot on 1630 am. All are welcome.

United Way kicks off ‘21 ‘Be a Hero’ campaign

SALEM— The 2021 United Way Campaign officially kicked off Aug. 26. The theme of this year’s campaign is “Be a Hero” by supporting United Way. United Way agencies are also true heroes. They give of themselves selflessly, and they need everyone’s help now. “They have proven to be ...

Local man sworn in as wildlife officer

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife Aug. 21 swore in 12 new wildlife officers from the 30thWildlife Officer Pre-Service Training Academy during a virtual graduation ceremony. Graduates include Scott R. Traver of Salem, assigned to Stark ...

Mahoning County Jr. Fair Board working to make fair memorable

CANFIELD – The Mahoning County Junior Fair Board held a socially distanced meeting at the Canfield Fairgrounds Aug. 20. As many events have been canceled, the Junior Fair is still trying their best to make it memorable. The Ice Cream Social Committee mentioned a “grab and go” ice cream ...

On the calendar this week

FRI/28 COLUMBIANA Rummage sale, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Nazarene Church, 330 N. Elm, also Saturday Yard Sale, 865 E. Park Ave., 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels. Good As New Shoppe at Methodist Church, 210 S. Main, open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., summer clearance in ...

Stage Left Kidz offering premiere

HANOVERTON— The Stage Left Kidz Premiere Palooza is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 13 with “Hey, Li’l Red!” at United High School. The production will be shown on the big screen at 1 p.m. and repeated at 7 p.m. with videos shown from the archive of kidz shows on the hour each hour from 1 ...

WB BOE to meet Saturday

BELOIT— The West Branch school board will hold a special meeting at 8 a.m. Saturday via Zoom for personnel purposes with action to be taken. The link to the meeting will be posted on the district’s webiste. Anyone wishing to comment publicly may email a statement to any boardmember or the ...

Banquet in Salem to feature pork loin

SALEM— The Drive-up Banquet in Salem will be sponsored anonymously from 5 to 7 p.m. or until food is gone Monday at the Salem Memorial Building. The menu will include pork loin, scalloped potatoes, green beans, applesauce, fresh vegetables, fresh fruit and peaches. For information call Patty ...

Sale planned at Nazarene Church

COLUMBIANA — The Columbiana Nazarene Church, 330 N. Elm, will be held a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Saturday. After Saturday, everything is free.

On the Calendar this Week

THU/27 COLUMBIANA Yard Sale, 865 E. Park Ave., 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels. Oasis Food Ministry food distribution, 4-6 p.m., First Christian Church, 39 Cherry St. Free Drive-Thru Community Meal, St. Jude, 4:30-6 p.m. (or until gone) Free drive-thru community meal, ...

Auction will benefit Amish school

ROGERS— A benefit for the Pine Hollow Amish School will be held Saturday at the school located on Pine Hollow Road near Rogers. There will be an auction beginning at 10 a.m. featuring a Raven crossbow, $500 shopping spree, patio set and pellet gun. There also will be a bake sale, a 50/50 ...

On the Calendar this Week

WED/26 BELOIT West Branch school board special meeting, 4:30 p.m., via Zoom (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85815660602?pwd=L2ZnTGhEMC9VSjlUbW1CU05meGxpQT09) ELKTON Elkrun Township trustees, 7 p.m. at administration people, limited to 10 people Lisbon CAA drive-thru food drive for seniors ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Leetonia KOC sponsors golf scramble LEETONIA — The Leetonia Knights of Columbus Council 1569 is sponsoring its 12th annual four-person golf scramble at Valley Golf Club in Columbiana to benefit the food pantry at St. Patrick Church. The event takes place Labor Day weekend, on Saturday, ...

On the Calendar this Week

TUE/25 Canton Multi-County Juvenile Attention System’s Board of Trustees, 12:45 p.m., via Zoom (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81225793127?pwd=UlY3RDArR1Rob0Z0UGFuaXd3VDJqdz09; Executive Committee, 10:30 a.m.; Capital Committee, 11:30 a.m. Greenford Green Township Board of Trustees, 7 p.m., ...