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August 10, 2012
Salem News

Historical Society clarifies weekend hours

SALEM - The Salem Historical Society sent the following email to clarify the times for the three days at its museum: Friday's schedule will be: 3 to 8 p.m., cultural and transportation/industrial exhibits and 6 to 8 p.m. Richard Theiss' book signing, "Surprise, Surprise." Underground Railroad trolley tours start at 4 p.m. Due to limited seating reservations are advised for the trolley tour but walk-ups are welcome; 330-337-3035.

Saturday's schedule begins at 11 a.m. with the opening of the cultural and transportation/industrial exhibits, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with Richard Theiss, followed by Karen Biery's book signing of her book "Chattels" from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Underground Railroad trolley tours begin at noon and 2 p.m., with the Shaffer Library closing at 5 p.m. in time for the Grande Parade.

Sunday, being the normal day for the museum to be open, all activities will be at the Shaffer Library from 1 to 4 p.m. with cultural and transportation/industrial exhibits and Richard Theiss' book signing from 1 to 3 p.m. Entrance for all activities will be on the South Lundy Avenue entrance. For further information contact the society at 330-337-8514.

Lisbon VFW to host summer festival

LISBON - Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4111 will host its summer festival from 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the post home, 210 E. Lincoln Way. Food will be served from 3 to 6 p.m. featuring all-you-can-eat hamburgers, hot dogs, corn-on-the cob and desserts. Hillbilly golf starts at 3:30 p.m. followed by corn hole at 4:30 p.m. The Elvis Live show begins at 6:30 p.m. with Ernie Valley and karaoke/music from 8 to 10 p.m. There also will be a 50/50 drawing, raffles and games. Cost is $10 per person.

CPR certification offered at United High

HANOVERTON -CPR certification will be offered on Monday at United Local High School. The class begins at noon. Cost is $20. Preregistration is not necessary.

Salem Records Commission to meet

SALEM - The Records Commission will meet at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 14 in the upstairs conference room at Salem City Hall.

Columbiana school board to meet

COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana Board of Education meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14 in the high school media center. The reception to welcome new staff members starts at 5:30 p.m. in the high school commons.

Leetonia 1955-57 lunch planned

LEETONIA - The Leetonia High School classes of 1955-57 are invited to lunch at noon Aug. 15 at the Iron Rails Cafe.

County Disabilities Board to meet

LISBON - The Columbiana County Board of Developmental Disabilities plans to meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 15 in the administration office, 7675 state Route 45.

East Palestine Toys for Tots Car Cruise

EAST PALESTINE - The 14th annual East Palestine Toys for Tots Car Cruise from noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 18 in downtown East Palestine will have a slightly different look this year. In addition to the traditional car cruise, Chinese and silent auctions and 50/50 raffle, participants and spectators will enjoy live music and have an opportunity to visit with several sports celebrities. The Rockenberger Museum will be open for viewing and children of all ages will have fun with the character cars, Towmater and Lightning McQueen.

Registration is free with either a monetary or toy donation to Toys for Tots. Car cruise participants can either pre-register at or the day of the cruise. Dashboard plaques will be given to the first 200 registered vehicles and sponsor trophies will be awarded.

Columbiana-Mahoning Beekeepers

AUSTINTOWN - Columbiana-Mahoning County Beekeepers will at 2 p.m. Aug. 19 at the home of Don Kovac's parents, 322 S. Turner Road. A potluck lunch begins at 1 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring a chair.

Civil War celebration in Wellsville

WELLSVILLE - A celebration planned for the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War, sponsored by the Wellsville Historical Society and Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Home, will take place from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 24 and 25 at the Wellsville River Museum.

Both days will feature a civil war reenactment camp by the 105th Ohio Volunteer Infantry from Canfield. Also on display both days will be a historic replica of President Abraham Lincoln's casket.

At 2 p.m. Aug. 25, Matthew Watson of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Home will give a presentation on Civil War embalming and the funeral of President Lincoln.

At 2 p.m. Aug. 26, Lincoln scholar Gary Kersey will give a presentation on the Emancipation Proclamation.

Salem Tenant Education Class offered

SALEM - The Salem Tenant Education Class to help tenants become successful, stable and knowledgeable renters will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Salem Community Center, 1098 N. Ellsworth Ave.

Topics to be covered include What is Discrimination, Who is Protected, How to Read a Lease, the Value of a Lease, Obligations of a Tenant and Landlord, How to Use Good Communication Skills with Your Landlord. How to be a Good Neighbor, the Landlord's Perspective and Expectations, How to Explore Any Screening Barriers You May Have and How to Legally Ask for Repairs.

This free class is sponsored by the Salem Fair Housing Program, Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority & COHHIO. To register call 800-850-0467 or TTY1-800-750-0750.

Boat parade at Guilford Lake

GUILFORD LAKE - Area residents are invited to participate in the Guilford Lake Civic Association's lighted boat parade and fun night on Sept. 1 at the Guilford Lake Grille. The lighted, decorated boats will line-up at the Guilford Lake Grille by 8 p.m. A cook-out follows in the back fenced-in area with hot dogs, bocci ball and corn hole.

SCH auxiliary to meet Sept. 13

SALEM - The Salem Community Hospital Auxiliary meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 13 in the small dining room at the back of the hospital cafeteria. Steve Ruwoldt, SCH president/CEO, is scheduled to speak. The public is invited.

NAMI RV to visit county sites

The National Alliance on Mental Illness RV will visit Columbiana County in an effort to bring awareness to the topic of mental illness in local communities and to bring the message of decreasing the stigma about mental illness. The NAMI RV will be parked at the Rogers Mall from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today; at the East Liverpool (Calcutta) Walmart from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday and at the Salem Walmart from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Members of NAMI of Columbiana County will be on hand to answer questions and hand out mental illness literature.



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