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July 20, 2012
Salem News

Salem 1967 reunion socials set July 27-28

SALEM - This Salem High School Class of 1967 reunion brief serves a note to class members who may have been missed or lost their reunion notices. It also is a reminder of the socials that are being held July 27 and 28. An Alaskan fish fry with fresh Alaskan King Salmon and halibut are being transported direct from Homer, Alaska. Captain Dave Weber and first-mate Maxine Shanker Weber will "cook up a storm" at the home of David and Arlene Schwartz at 6:30 p.m. July 27. Shanker Weber is bringing her famous salmon pate and other Alaskan delicacies. For landlubbers, there will be all-American hot dogs on the grill. Classmates are bringing wines representing their new home states or regions for a wine-tasting event at the reunion. Class pictures of the entire class and individuals or groups will be available at the Friday night social. Saturday's events start with a tour of the SHS Alumni Association office at 11 am. Ricky's English Pub will be open solely for the class from 1 to 6 p.m. with the party room available from 6 p.m. on. Ricky's famous hors d'ouvers will be served along with good music and conversation. For information contact Sharon Schmidt Walker at or 330-332-0940.

Amaranth Strawberry Fest set Saturday

SALEM -The public is invited to the Amaranth Strawberry Festival from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Salem Masonic Temple, 788 E. State St. A complete dinner will be served including fresh baked desserts. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 6 and under. Tickets will be sold at the door.

Salem Kiwanis Club's Antique show

SALEM - The Salem Kiwanis Club's Antique and Craft Sale and Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Centennial Park. Admission is free. The Salem Historical Society will have a display and its members will be dressed in keeping with the Quaker theme. Music by DulciMore Folk Musicians is scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. The club will offer a large selection of gifts and gift baskets for people to bid on. Food vendors will be available. For information call 330-506-3333.

Salem Income Tax Board of Review

SALEM - A meeting of the Salem Income Tax Board of Review begins at noon Monday in the upstairs conference room at city hall. This will be a very brief yearly organizational meeting and no action is expected to be taken.

Salem 1955 lunch set Wednesday

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1955 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. July 25 at Adele's Place.

Breakfast planned for Kaiser retirees

SALEM - Kaiser/National retirees and past employees plan to meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. July 26 at Adele's Place.

Blood drive set at Ivy Woods Manor

NORTH LIMA - Ivy Woods Manor is hosting a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 31 at 9625 Market St., North Lima.

Ivy Woods Manor has challenged its staff to provide 20 units of blood and would like to challenge members of the community to match their commitment. The goal is to provide 40 units of blood. To schedule an appointment call the American Red Cross at 800-RED-CROSS (800-733-2767) or Katie Rusu, marketing director for Ivy Woods Manor at 330-397-5950.

All donors and volunteers will be entered into a drawing for a $50 gas card which will be drawn at the end of the blood drive. The winner will be notified by telephone and can pick up their prize on Aug. 1 at the facility.

Heart Saver First Aid and CPR class

EAST LIVERPOOL - A Heart Saver First Aid and CPR class will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 31 in the conference room at River Valley Health Center's East Liverpool City Hospital. The instructor is Charlene Brown, registered nurse. Cost is $25 if you need the book (AHA Heartsaver First Aid, CPR AED Student Workbook), $10 if you bring the book with you. To register call 330-386-2670.

'Mens Night Out' at St. Jude pavilion

COLUMBIANA -The Knights of Columbus Council 10183 is hosting its annual "Mens Night Out" featuring a steak and pork barbecue at 6 p.m. Aug. 8 at St. Jude pavilion (behind the church), 180 Seventh St. Cost is $18 in advance and $20 at the door for ages 18 or older Games and refreshments are included. For information call Paul or Dawn Rance at 330-482-3125, or Charlie or Pat Troll at 330-549-9522.

DAHS?1963 picnic planned Sept. 9

LISBON -The annual picnic for the David Anderson High School Class of 1963 begins at 2 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Gloria Mathews farm at 35816 state Route 172. The classes of 1961 through 1967, and all other DAHS graduates, have also been invited to the event. The contact person for each class is posted on the Lisbon Alumni Association web site. Hamburgers and hot dogs are provided for this coverdish picnic, along with condiments and ice chests to hold beverages. Reservations are requested by Sept. 6. For more information contact Dick Zitto at 330-4825169 or

Bob Watterson Memorial polo math set

DARLINGTON, Pa. -The Darlington Polo Club will again honor the memory of one of its founders at the polo field in Darlington. The Bob Watterson Memorial, hosted by the local club and organized by Watterson's family, is a favorite of area players. The match begins at 8 p.m. today in Darlington and Sunday's match follows at 1 p.m. at Powers Field in East Palestine. Admission to the games in Darlington is $5 for ages 15 and older. There is no admission charged at the East Palestine field. The club is celebrating its 75th consecutive year of match play and invites area residents to enjoy a weekend of polo. For more information contact Mark Powers at 330- 692-0851, the polo hotline at 724-814-7022 , or

Blood drive at Abundant Life Fellowship

NEW WATERFORD - A community blood drive, sponsored by Salem Community Hospital and Abundant Life Fellowship, will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Aug. 4 in the church's fellowship hall at 46469 state Route 46, New Waterford. Donors who have not given blood since June 9 are eligible, and new donors are encouraged to give. Appointments may be made by calling 800-GIVE-LIFE. As a special incentive, all donors will be entered into a door prize drawing.

'Red Eye' bus trip to New York City

SALINEVILLE - The Salineville-Southern Alumni Community Scholarship Foundation is sponsoring a "Red Eye" tour bus trip to New York City. The bus departs from Southern Local Junior-Senior High School, 38095 state Route 39, at 11:55 p.m. Sept. 21 and returns to the school at approximately 5 a.m. Sept. 23.

Once in NYC, attendees are free to go sightseeing, shopping, or even enjoy a Broadway show. Cost is $95 per person, due with reservations. All proceeds are used for Southern Local student scholarships. Reservations may be made by calling Connie Beadnell at 330-679-2224, Tracey Reeder at 330-223-1528, Joyce Polen at 330-679-2971 or Ruth Marhefka at 330-223-1064.

Dance classes in Lisbon canceled

LISBON -The "Come Dance with Us" classes with Stevie Halverstadt are canceled at this time. If interested in enrolling in the class which will begin in the fall, call the Family and Community Resource Center at 330-420-0044 and provide your name, phone number and dates/times you'd like to see the classes held.

Multiphasic blood screening offered

SALEM - Salem Community Hospital's outreach services will sponsor a Multiphasic Blood Analysis Program on Aug. 18. The screening will take place by appointment only at Family Health Care of Columbiana County's office at 166 Vine St., Salem.

The multiphasic screening includes over 30 tests, including a lipid profile, for $40. This screening is an excellent way to learn how your body is functioning and detect any health problems in their early stages, when they are most treatable. Some of the tests include red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets; electrolytes; enzymes; fats and lipoproteins; BUN; creatinine and uric acid. For an additional $10 each, participants may add a C-reactive protein screening or a PSA (prostate specific antigen) screening.

Individuals should not eat or drink anything 12 hours prior to the test. Results will be sent to participants' primary care physicians. Bring a self-addressed, stamped envelope with you to the screening to receive a copy of your results. Appointments are required and may be made by calling 330-337-3500.

Leetonia grad involved in NASA?test launch

LANGLEY, Va. - Todd Ferrante, a graduate of Leetonia High School, and Carnegie Mellon University, is on an engineering team working at NASA at its Langley Research Center in Virginia. The team is developing an Hipersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator, which is an innovative inflatable heat shield which may well make outer space exploration possible. A rocket launch to test this system is slated Saturday.

Google NASA-HIAD for details on the project. Go to this site to see a photo of him (man on the left) and HIAD being prepared for launch. (www.nasa,gov/images/content/65088mainirv3-tdt-800x600jpg)



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