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August 30, 2012
Salem News

Crestview presale tickets available

COLUMBIANA - Crestview is selling presale tickets for the Beaver Local game from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today in the elementary school, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the high school. Presale tickets are $4 for students and $5 for adults. All tickets are $6 at the gate. Kickoff is 7 p.m. Friday at Beaver Local High School.

Dairy Queen treating city employees today

SALEM - City of Salem employees will be treated today at the Salem Dairy Queen in recognition of Labor Day. Employees will be treated to a hot dog, drink and cone when they stop in between 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monetary donations will be given to the Reilly Wall project.

SHS Class of 1972 will meet on Saturday

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1972 plans to meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Beaver Creek Ed Center will be open

LISBON -The Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center will be open from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Country music jam is Sept. 2 and16

ROGERS - The public is invited to a country music jam from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 2 and 16 in the Rogers Community Auction dining room.

United Class of 1963 will meet for lunch

HANOVERTON - The United High School Class of 1963 will meet for lunch at noon Sept. 5 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Country music set at Alzheimer's Center

COLUMBIANA - A country music jam is scheduled Sept. 6 and 20 at St. Mary's Alzheimer's Center, 1899 Garfield Road. The public is invited from 6:30 to 10 p.m.

Columbiana Class of 1961 will meet

COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana High School Class of 1961 will met for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 8 at the Skyline Diner in Salem.

Boomers '64 will meet for lunch

EAST PALESTINE - Boomers '64 plan to meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at Narry's Restaurant.

Lisbon BOE will meet Sept. 10

LISBON - A change has been made in the time and date of the regular monthly session of the Lisbon Exempted Village School District's Board of Education. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 10 in the BOE office at 317 N. Market St.

SCH program offering Wamba exercise

SALEM - Salem Community Hospital's Water Exercise Together program is offering an all new routine known as Wamba.

This creation combines the elements of Latin dance with water exercise for a fun and effective workout. A new session will begin on Sept. 10 and conclude on Oct. 18. Sessions meet from 6 to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, at the Salem Community Center pool, 1098 N. Ellsworth Ave. Participants may sign up for any two nights per week for $50. SCC membership is not required to participate.

Registration is required and may be made by calling the SCH rehabilitation services department at 330-332-7771. Due to limited class size, no walk-ins will be accepted.

Checks should be made payable to Salem Community Hospital, with the memo designating payment for the WET Program. Payments can also be made in person at the hospital's business office.

Canfield Scouts conducting roundup

CANFIELD - Canfield Cub Scout Pack 25 is conducting a roundup. Boys in first through fifth grade, or 7 to 10 years old, who are interested in joining Cub Scouts are invited to attend the pack's round-up at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Camp Stambaugh on Leffingwell Road or the Fall Family Camp starting at noon Oct. 20 at Camp Akela. For information call 330-533-1237.

Ex-Kaiser/National employees will meet

SALEM - Kaiser/National retirees and past employees are invited to breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 13 and 27 at Adele's Place.

Free shredding service being offered

SALEM - Gina McQuillan's State Farm Agency is offering a free shredding service from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 15 at 1285 E. Pidgeon Road. For information contact State Farm at 330-332-9946 or on Facebook at Gina McQuillan - State Farm.

SHS Class of 1946 announces schedule

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1946 has announced its meeting schedule for the remainder of the year. Classmates will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 25, Oct. 23 and Nov. 27 at Adele's Place.

New standards coming for GED credential

LISBON - New standards are coming for the General Education Development (GED) credential. Those who have started the process should complete their testing soon or risk losing credit for the progress made so far.

Changes include: a higher fee, a reduction from five to four tests in the GED exams, more emphasis on critical thinking and analytical skills using short essays rather than multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions, and harder questions in general.

Ohio residents currently pay $40 for the GED test and $10 per section to retest. The cost will increase to $120 or $30 per section in January 2014. The test will be administered only at Pearson-Vue testing centers and converted to a computerized format.

In 2014, individuals who have passed only parts of the current exam must take the entire test over to earn a GED. ABLE instructors will help students prepare for different parts of the GED exam. Classes are offered in Columbiana, Salem, Lisbon and East Liverpool.

To take the test now or enroll in classes to prepare for the exam call the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center ABLE program at 330-424-9561 Ext. 190.



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