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February 4, 2012
Salem News

NAMI?meeting set in Lisbon Feb. 13

LISBON-The Columbiana County Chapter of NAMI will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Counseling Center on state Route 154 to discuss the charter of NAMI Ohio and NAMI National. All members are encouraged to attend. A support group meeting will follow.

'Love Stinks Chocolate Fest' at library

COLUMBIANAThe "Love Stinks Chocolate Fest" will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Columbiana Public Library. To register call 330-482-5509 to register for this "teen and tween" program featuring trivia, games and chocolate.

NASA?reading program planned

SALEM-The Salem Junior Mothers Club will host a Reading Is Fundamental NASA Space presentation given by Elaine Pappas of NASA at 9:30 a.m. March 13 at Buckeye Elementary School.

County Board of elections to meet

LISBON-The Columbiana County Board of Elections will meet in regular session at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the board office located at 41 N. Park Ave.

Friends of Beaver Creek Pioneer Village

EAST LIVERPOOL-The Friends of Beaver Creek State Park Pioneer Village will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Trading Post, 12013 Echo Dell Road. For more information call 234-736-1576 or 330-227-3939.

DAHS 1956 breakfast planned Wednesday

LISBON-The David Anderson High School Class of 1956 plans to meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Taste of Country.

Crestview board of education to meet

COLUMBIANA- The Crestview Local Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the high school auditorium.

National African American Read-In set

SALEM-Area residents are invited to join Kent State University-Salem students and faculty and readers across the nation in the 23rd National African American Read-In being held across the country throughout February. The Salem campus Read-In will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 8 in the library. Over a million readers of all ethnic groups, from 50 states, the District of Columbia, the West Indies, and African countries have participated. The Read-In is sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). The KSU Salem Library and the Diversity Advisory Committee are the local hosts. For information call 330 337-4213.

United board of education to meet

HANOVERTON-The United Local Board of Education will meet at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 in the high school library to consider routine school district business.

Salem 1959 lunch set at Salem Hills

SALEM-The Salem High School Class of 1959 will meet for lunch at noon Feb. 11 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Washingtonville VFW?auxiliary to meet

WASHINGTONVILLE-Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5532 Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 at the post home.

Beaver Local meetings planned

LISBON-The Beaver Local Board of Education Athletic Association will meet at 5:15 p.m. Feb. 13 high school media center. The BOE meeting follows at 6:30 p.m. in the high school media center.

Leetonia 1958-61 breakfast set

LEETONIA-The Leetonia High School classes of 1958-61 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Feb. 15 at the Skyline Diner at the Salem Air Park.

Saxon Club to offer breakfast buffet

SALEM-The Saxon Club will hold its public breakfast buffet from 7 to 10 a.m. Feb. 18 at the club, 1980 state Route 9. Cost is $6 and free for children under 5.

The club's annual fish frys will start from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 24 and continue each Friday during Lent, with the last one on March 30. Cost is $12.

Sebring kindergarten screening set

SEBRING-Kindergarten screening for all children who will be 5 by Sept. 30 and resides within the Sebring School District will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 7 and 8 a.m. to noon March 8 at B. L. Miller School, 506 W. Virginia Ave. Ohio Revised Code 3313.673 specifies that all first time kindergarten students must be screened.

Non-residents planning to apply for open enrollment, which will be available at screening, will need to schedule an appointment. To be eligible for open enrollment your child must be 5 by the date set by their district of residence. They will also need to register with their home school. Parents are required to bring their child's birth certificate, immunization records, Social Security card and custody papers, if applicable. Copies will be made and originals returned to parents. Speech, hearing, and eyes will be checked at this time. Allow at last one hour for your child's screening. An appointment is necessary for this screening by calling Mary Harlan at B. L. Miller School at 330-938-2025 Ext. 3501 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Training for shale industry offered in Canfield

CANFIELD-Adult Career Education at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center is helping individuals receive the safety education and training in the shale industry by hosting a series of basic and in-depth courses.

MCCTC will offer one-day PEC Premier Basic Orientation Safety Training from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 6 and 27. This training is required for access to the shale site including workers, delivery personnel, and or vendors.

An advanced training will include the three-day PEC Premier Core Compliance Safety Training from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 17, 18 and 19 at the Career Center. Participants must attend all three sessions of the Core Training and pass testing requirements in order to receive their SafeLand USA national certification. With this certification, participants will have the background and training necessary for entrance into shale careers.

PEC Premier is an accrediting organization providing safety training for the onshore oil and gas industry. Basic Orientation is an awareness course designed to give each participant general knowledge about the life and safety issues of the oil and gas industry including upstream, downstream, onshore and offshore. The Core Compliance Training is a three-day intensive course combining health, safety and environmental training certifications. Participants will receive in-depth safety training and information necessary for employment in the field, plus individuals completing the Core Course will receive their SafeLand USA certification.

All courses will be taught by Don Waldron, Fire Instructor for MCCTC Adult Career Education with more than 35 years of experience in the emergency management, health and safety field.

This marks the first time MCCTC has offered shale-related training courses. For more information, call the Adult Career Education offices at 330-729-4100.



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