Columbiana water valve work today
COLUMBIANA-South Main Street will be excavated in front of the post office and near the Friend Street intersection, beginning at 6 p.m. today for a valve to be placed in the water main. Traffic will be restricted around the excavation sites. No boil advisory will be necessary, unless complications arise.
DAHS?1953 lunch meeting Thursday
LISBON-The David Anderson High School Class of 1953's lunch meeting begins at noon Thursday at Taste of Country.
Free community dinner in West Point
WEST POINT-A free community dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the fellowship hall at the West Point Church of the Nazarene.
St. Patrick's Day party at Lepper Library
LISBON-The children's department of the Lepper Public Library will hold a St. Patrick's Day party for children of all ages from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday. There will be stories, games, prizes and snacks for all who attend. Children wearing green will get a special surprise.
Nail-a-thon fund raiser in Canfield
CANFIELD- Juniors in the cosmetology program at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center will host the annual nail-a-thon fund raiser from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at the career center. Manicures, facials, waxing and therapeutic hand waxing services will be available. All proceeds from the event benefit the junior cosmetology class. Salon services start at $4. All services are performed by cosmetology students under the supervision of their instructor Linda Tomko. Appointments are required. To schedule an appointment call 330-729-4000 Ext. 1309.
United Concert Band Festival set Friday
HANOVERTON-United's eighth annual Concert Band Festival begins at 7 p.m. Friday in the United Local High School auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. There will be performances by Lisbon, Salem and United High School concert bands.
Salem Youth Chorus St. Patrick's Day dance
SALEM-The parents of the members of the Salem Youth Chorus are hosting a St. Patrick's Day dance and auction from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the Westville Skating Rink. Cost is $10 per person or $15 per couple. Proceeds will be used to fund the SYC's summer concert tour to the UK. Tickets are available at the door. For more information contact Kelly Janofa at 330-581-3033.
Maple Syrup Open House set Saturday
SALEM-The Northeastern Ohio Forestry Association is hosting a Maple Syrup Open House from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at Dave and Nancy Hively's Misty Maples Sugar House at the Hively Tree Farm. The farm is located three miles north of Salem at 10644 W. Middletown Road. From state Route 45, go east approximately mile on Middletown Road to a yellow house on the north side of the road. From U.S. Route 62 go west approximately one mile. Syrup will be available for purchase and ice cream for taste testing fresh syrup right from the pans. For information call 330- 332-0728.
Columbiana-Mahoning County Beekeepers
CANFIELD- The Columbiana-Mahoning County Beekeepers monthly meeting begins at 2 p.m. Sunday at Metro Parks Farm. A potluck lunch will be served at 1 p.m.
Damascus Area Historical Society
DAMASCUS-The Damascus Area Historical Society will resume its meeting schedule at 7 p.m. March 20 in the meeting room of the Pearce House Museum. Ray Stanley will present a program titled "Damascus Poetry."
Glenview Cemetery decoration clean up
EAST PALESTINE-All flowers and decorations at Glenview Cemetery must be removed by March 22 or they will be discarded. Spring and summer decorations may be put on graves as of April 1. For more information call 330-426-4367 Ext. 19.
Bingo and movie offered at Crown Theater
COLUMBIANA-Crown Theater is inviting family and friend for a night of bingo and a movie on March 24 at Main Street Theater. Doors open at 6 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:15 p.m. followed by the movie at 7 p.m.
'Taste of Pizza' set at Lisbon high school
LISBON-The parents of the David Anderson High School freshmen class are sponsoring a "Taste of Pizza" from 5 to 7 p.m. March 27 at the high school. Ticket holders may select up to five items from pizza vendors from throughout the county who will be competing for the title of "The Best Pizza." Tickets are $6 each and may be purchased in advance by calling Cathy Restifo at 330-424-3180. Vendors interested in participating are asked to call 330-853-3993.
Calvary Cemetery decoration removal
LEETONIA-April 1 is the deadline to remove decorations from graves at Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Super Bingo Sunday at St. Jude Parish
COLUMBIANA-Super Bingo Sunday games begin at 2 p.m. April 1 at St. Jude Parish, 180 Seventh St. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. A $25 donation entitles you to a free dauber, coffee and pop for the entire day, cards for all regular games (specials are sold separately). There will be a lunch counter and bake sale. St. Jude Women's Guild is sponsoring its 21st annual St. Jude Craft Show to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 at St. Jude Activity Center. Interested vendors wishing to participate are asked to call 330-482-2351.
Commercial Travelers Easter egg hunt
SALEM-United Commercial Travelers #590 will host its annual Easter egg hunts. Children ages 2 through 10 are invited to the egg hunt at 11 a.m. April 7 at Centennial Park. The event will be held "rain or shine." The Easter Bunny will be there to meet the children. Chocolate Easter bunnies will be awarded to those lucky children who find specially marked eggs.
UCT will also sponsor its annual egg hunt for the children at Robert Bycroft School at 1 p.m. April 5.
SALEM-The Salem Historical Society will be celebrating Salem's annual Founder's Day on April 24. A catered dinner will be held at the Salem Community Center on North Ellsworth Avenue. Tickets are $20 and available at the Salem Historical Society and Museum. Keynote speaker, Larry L. Nelson, history professor at Bowling Green University, will present a program titled "The War of 1812."
A Chinese (pick-a-prize) auction will also be held. Area businesses are asked to donate merchandise and/or gift certificates before April 2 by calling 330-337-0569. Due to the success of this added feature, the auction alone has raised over $5,000 and all proceeds from this successful auction have directly benefited the historical society. Reservations for the dinner may be made by calling the museum directly at 330-337-8514.