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Neighborhood News

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 ...

Southern Local honor rolls

Southern Local Jr. Sr. High School 4th Nine Weeks All A’s Seventh Grade: Cheyenne Bennett, Kaitlynn Board, Brandon Brown, Jacob Junkins, Kennedy Lewis, Ethan Richards, Gianna Rodgers, Colton Spahlinger. All A’s Eighth Grade: Justus Black, Gabriel Blissenbach, Lindsey Bregar, Natalie ...

Roxy Theatre to show ‘Sound of Music’

MINERVA— The Minerva Area Chamber of Commerce’s Roxy Theatre will show “The Sound of Music,” rated G, at 7 p.m. June 27. This 1965 classic, starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, tells the story of a young Austrian postulant in Salzburg, Austria, in 1938 who is sent to ...

Lisbon David Anderson honor rolls

Fourth nine weeks Honor Roll All A’s Grade 12: Cassandra Brandt, Amanda French, Lexie Gentry, Madelyn Liberati, Melinda McGuire, Michael Miller, Nicolas Mundy, Laura Waters. Honor Roll All A’s Grade 11: Blayne Brownfield, Megan Chludzinski, Kaitlyn Clark, Mallory Gallo, McKenzie Gentry, ...

Miss Ag contestant

Ruby Withers, 16 of Petersburg, Ohio was recently selected to participate in the National Miss United States Agriculture pageant. Ruby is a rising junior at Springfield Local High School where she plays on the women’s basketball team. She is a fifth generation milking shorthorn breeder at ...

Salem Junior High honor roll

Fourth nine weeks SEVENTH GRADE “A” HONOR ROLL: Camron Bodine, William Champlin, Ava Cheeks, Scott Colian, Kaitlyn Conrad, Reese Davidson-Chuck, Rylee Davidson-Chuck, Jillian Devine, Alexa DiCross, Madison Dowd, Aubrey Fitzpatrick, Shawn German, Troy Gibson, Ashlyn Green, Maggie Hall, ...

Across our Classrooms

Bell awarded scholarship from Women Retirees of Youngstown State YOUNGSTOWN— The Scholarship Committee of the Women Retirees of YSU has awarded one of three scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year to Reanna Bell of East Palestine. She is a junior in the BSN-Nursing program with an ...

WB Ladies Ruritan Club resumes meetings

NORTH GEORGETOWN— The West Branch Area Ladies Ruritan Club met June 25 at the First Brethren Church in North Georgetown. President Robin Mayer welcomed everyone. Viola Blanchard led the group in reciting the “Pledge of Allegiance” and singing “God Bless America” and a prayer was ...

Honoring 2020 Lisbon graduates

Nevaeh Burkholder stands in front of a tree that planted in her honor along West Lincoln Way. Burkholder is a member of Lisbon David Anderson High School’s Class of 2020 and will be studying nursing at Youngstown State University this fall. The tree was funded by an anonymous donor. The ...

Scholarships awarded to Krebs, Wasik

LISBON – Katelyn Krebs of Salem High School and Hallie Wasik of United Local High School, 2020 seniors and members of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center, have been named 2020 recipients of the Jon H. Poteat Scholarship. The ...

Guilford Lake boat parade set July 4th

GUILFORD LAKE— The annual July 4th boat parade, sponsored by the Guilford Lake Civic Association, will be held again this year, beginning at 2 p.m. with the lineup on the beach. The theme this year in keeping with the pandemic is “Honor All Our Caregivers.” Prizes will be awarded after ...

Bootleg beans

Dear Heloise: I've heard about your "Bootleg Beans," and it seemed like a recipe my family would enjoy. Would you please reprint this recipe? — Shirley in Oregon Shirley, I'd love to! You'll need: 3 strips of bacon 1 small onion, chopped 1 can of pork and beans in tomato sauce ...

Wife stunned to discover husband’s weighty fetish

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I married two years ago. A year later we welcomed our first child. I never imagined I would ever want a divorce. Well, I found out early this year that my husband has a fetish/fantasy about bigger women. (He actually said it.) He is a “feeder.” He has purchased ...

Does vitamin D have effect immunity?

DEAR DR. ROACH: My wife and I are 74 and in good health. Recently, I started reading about vitamin D and its effect on the immune system. We both had a vitamin D blood test for the first time ever, despite having almost yearly blood tests for the past 40 years. My level was 32 nanograms per ...

Finding calm in her relationship with mom

Dear Annie: My mother and I usually have a very good relationship, but for the few months leading up to quarantine, and during quarantine, we have been getting on each other's nerves. Whenever one of us does something, the other criticizes it. Sometimes I have no idea what to say, and I can't ...

On the calendar

TUE/16 COLUMBIANA Drive-thru rigatoni dinner from 4 p.m. until sold out at Grace Church, $6 City council at 7 p.m. via Zoom, login information at www.columbianaohio.gov KNOX TOWNSHIP Knox Township Board of Trustees, regular meeting, 7 p.m., township administrative building, 2895 Knox ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Salem meetings slated this week on Zoom SALEM — City council will meet at 7 p.m. today via Zoom. To join the meeting, click on link https://zoom.us/j/99787394097?pwd=ZlhlRHNxWUVaUnQzSXM0UVNtQ0FRQT09. Or use the Meeting ID: 997 8739 4097 and Password: 492793. The city health board will ...

Optometrist joins Columbiana practice

Columbiana Vision Care announces the addition of Dr. Leah M. Cyrus, O.D., to the practice. A lifetime resident of Columbiana, she graduated from Columbiana High School in 2012 and attended West Liberty University where she earned her bachelor of science degree, with honors. Cyrus then moved to ...

On the Calendar

WED/17 EAST PALESTINE Park board at 6 p.m. at pavilion LISBON Cemetery board at 9 a.m. outside, inside mausoleum if raining County BDD at 4 p.m. via Microsoft Team conference call, 424-7788 to get ID number MHRS board executive committee via zoom at 5:30 p.m., operations committee at 6 ...

On the Calendar

MON/15 BELOIT West Branch school board, 5 p.m., high school west wing conference room; discuss contract bargaining; no action taken. DAMASCUS Lupus Foundation Damascus Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m., held virtually; for information or RSVP contact 888-NO-LUPUS or visit ...