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Neighborhood News

Salem Elks makes donation

Salem Parks Director Shane Franks accepted a check for $700 Thursday from Kim Chapman, Exalted Ruler of the Salem Elks Lodge #305. The money was made available through the Ohio Elks Association’s Community Service Grant program. Salem Elks received one of four offered to NE District Lodges. ...

Madison Township residents will pay $5 more for license plates

WEST POINT — Madison Township residents will begin paying an extra $5 when they purchase their license plates next year. The township trustees voted at a recent meeting to enact a motor vehicle license tax, which takes effect Jan. 1, with the extra $25,000 it is expected to generate going ...

On the Calendar

SAT/4 BELOIT West Branch Class of 1970 breakfast at 10 a.m. at Perkins Guilford Lake Boat parade at 2 p.m. with lineup on beach, sign up at Mark’s Landing, Dairy Bar of state park office Midland Fireworks at 10 p.m. at Hillcrest Manor SALEM Breakfast, 7– 11 a.m., Salem Hunting ...

Columbiana sets energy savings days

COLUMBIANA — The city of Columbiana and the American Municipal Power are asking customers to curtail energy usage on Monday and Tuesday. “Community Energy Savings Days” is a response program for when demand for electricity is expected to be high. The city’s electric utility department ...

Salem museum will be open on Sundays

After a late start due to the pandemic, the Salem Historical Society will be opening its museum for the first time this Sunday. The museum, located at 208 S. Broadway, will be open from 1-4 p.m. Sunday this Sunday and every Sunday through Oct. 25. The special exhibit is the Suffrage Centennial ...

On the Calendar

FRI/3 East Palestine Barbecue drive-thru, brisket or ribs, from 4-6 p.m. at Eagles, $15, 853-8483 NEW WATERFORD Eagles fish Friday 4-9 p.m., with full menu, eat in or carry-out, 330-457-7230. SAT/4 BELOIT West Branch Class of 1970 breakfast at 10 a.m. at Perkins Guilford Lake Boat ...

Salem Elks honors young patriots

Salem Elks Lodge #305 has announced the local winners in the Northeast Americanism District essay contest. The theme was “What Does Freedom of Speech Mean to Me?” The winners were awarded gift cards. From left, Div. II 7-8th Grades, Megan Miller, third place, $50; Div. I 5-6th Grades, ...

Firestone Park playgrounds open with new equipment

COLUMBIANA — With playgrounds across the state now officially reopening following orders from Gov. Mike DeWine, visitors to play areas at each of three pavilion buildings in the Harvey S. Firestone Recreational Park will spot new equipment, courtesy of the ongoing $3 million capital project ...

Local students earn dean’s list at Hiram College

HIRAM — Hiram College is pleased to announce the Dean's List for the spring 2020 semester. Local students include: Kerry Dombroski of Salem Kelcy Linville of Alliance Madison Linville of Alliance Allison Slutz of Salem Dean's list recognition is awarded each semester to students who, ...

Area students on Coastal Carolina University dean’s list

CONWAY, SC — More than 2,300 undergraduate students at Coastal Carolina University were named to the dean's list for the Spring 2020 semester, including: Included were local residents: Jessica Christian, a marine science major from Salem. Jarrett Smith, a biology major from Salem, OH, ...

On the calendar

THU/2 NEW WATERFORD Eagles, wing nite, 4-9 p.m. with full menu, eat in or carry-out SALEM Salem Preservation board meeting, 7 p.m., front porch Smucker House, 271 S. Broadway Ave. FRI/3 East Palestine Barbecue drive-thru, brisket or ribs, from 4-6 p.m. at Eagles, $15, ...

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WED/1 COLUMBIANA Doll Club at noon at Dutch Haus, patriotic dolls EAST PALESTINE Library board at 6 p.m. Lisbon Career Center board, special meeting at 7 p.m. at conference room, consider bids for the lobby and restroom renovations project Columbiana County Agricultural Society, 7 ...

Leetonia Yard of the Month for June

The Leetonia Beautification Committee Yard of the Month Winner for June is Larry and Marcia Duko, pictured, at 139 York St. The Dukos enjoy working in their yard together. Larry’s father, Larry Sr., has influenced them with working in their yard. Larry is retired from Arconic in Niles and ...

Salem library offers genealogy program

SALEM— Salem Public Library will host the genealogy program “Finding Your Way Through Family Search” via Zoom from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 27. Genealogist Chris Staats will guide participants through the finer points of using the web-based genealogy tool, “Family Search.” The program ...

Crestview BOE to get building update

COLUMBIANA— The Crestview school board will meet at 5:30 p.m. July 8 in the performing arts center and will be live-streamed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5yBmaMVWa0. The meeting will begin with the architects updating the board and community on the schematic design process for the ...

SRMC wound center to reopen

SALEM — Salem Regional Medical Center’s Wound Healing Center will reopen Monday. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The service has been temporarily closed since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The center offers hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy and other leading ...

On the Calendar

MON/29 CANFIELD South Range school board, 7 a.m., board offices. SALEM Drive-up Banquet in Salem, 5-7 p.m. or until food is gone, Salem Memorial Building. The menu will include chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cole slaw, fresh vegetables, fresh fruit and cupcakes. For ...

Due to COVID-19 effects, HEAP policies adjusted

LISBON — To protect the well-being of the residents of Columbiana County from the dangerous effects of COVID-19, policies requiring face-to-face interviews to complete certain Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) applications have been temporarily suspended. Rules set in place by the Ohio ...

Salem Yard of the Month

The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce Beautification Committee is pleased to award June Yard of the Month honors to Greg and Lian Davis at 1009 E. 9th St. After growing up in Salem and moving to Columbus, the couple came back to Salem three years ago. With stay at home orders in place by the Ohio ...

Salem Business of the Month

The Beautification Committee of the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce congratulates Hack, Steer & Company LLC, 314 E. Second St. for being June’s Business of the Month. Built in 1992, the building was purchased by Hack, Steer & Company LLC in 2006. The brick building has curb appeal due ...