to meet Sept. 4
BUTLER TOWNSHIP - Butler Township trustees will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at the township administration building on Slater Road instead of Monday due to the holiday.
Yard sale set on Pleasant View Drive
LISBON - The public is invited to a benefit yard sale and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 5-7 and 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 8 at 7451 Pleasant View Drive, rain or shine. The sale is located indoors and outdoors at the old Pleasant View Nursing Home off Hunters Camp Road. Items available include housewares, toys, clothes for everyone, tools, etc. All proceeds will be given to White Stone Ministries. Food will also be available for purchase.
Salem police chief speaks to Kiwanis
SALEM - Salem Police Chief R.W. Floor will speak when the Salem Kiwanis Club meets for lunch at noon Sept. 6 at the Salem Community Center.
Salem Bird Study Club to meet
SALEM - The Salem Bird Study Club will hold its first meeting of the new season at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at the First Presbyterian Church. Those attending are asked to use the rear entrance.
Quota club to meet Sept. 11
SALEM - Quota International of Salem's regular meeting begins at 6 p.m. Sept. 11 at the club house. The board meeting precedes at 5 p.m.
Salem 1959 lunch at Salem Hills
SALEM -Salem High School Class of 1959 plans to meet for lunch at noon Sept. 8 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Swiss steak supper at Ponoma Grange
ALLIANCE - Columbiana County Pomona Grange will host its annual Swiss steak supper from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 8 at Mile Branch Grange. The grange is located on Knox School Road, three miles east of Alliance, and a half mile south of U.S. Route 62. Carryouts will be available. Cost is $9 for adults, $4.50 for ages 6 to 10 and free for 5 and under. There also will be a country store available featuring fresh baked goods.
Getting Crafty to meet at Library
SALEM - Stenciling on stationary is the craft for the Getting Crafty meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10 in the Salem Public Library's Quaker Room at 821 E. State St. Materials will be provided free of cost. Registration is required by stopping at the adult services desk or calling 330-332-0042. This program for adults is open to the public.
Computer classes in Columbiana
COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana Public Library is offering the following free computer classes. Participants must register for the classes by calling 330-482-5509.
-- Microsoft Word 2, Sept. 11, 6 to 8 p.m., continues learning about Microsoft Word 2010. It covers bullets, columns, color, inserting pictures and customizing the toolbar. The prerequisite is the Beginning Microsoft Word course.
-- Microsoft Excel 2010, Sept. 25, 1 to 3 p.m., this entry level Excel class will start with the basics in spreadsheet software, cover terminology, screen layout, titles, sorting, simple addition formulas and printing. The prerequisite is comfortable with a mouse and some typing practice.
Salem 1956 lunch at Salem Hills
SALEM -The Salem High School Class of 1956 will meet for its bi-monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 12 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club. Spouses and friends are welcome.
Driver Ed offered at United Local
HANOVERTON - Driver Education begins Sept. 17 at United Local High School. Classes will run from 3 to 6:10 p.m. All area students are eligible to attend including home-schooled. For more information call 330-692-0763 before 10 p.m.
Vendor tables still open for Fun Day
SALEM - Vendor tables are still available for Senior Fun Day's "A Harvest of Fun" to be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Memorial Building. A free lunch will be available to the first 300 senior citizens through the door. The event is free to ages 55 and over. Businesses wishing to obtain a table or sponsorship for $50 may contact Adam Cook or Linda Galeoti at 330-398-9388 or 330-337-7674 or email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Each business or organization is required to offer something fun or free at its table for the seniors to participate in. Other attractions are raffles, giveaways, and entertainment By Stormn' Normn'.
Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame
COLUMBIANA - On Sept. 7, prior to the Crestview vs. Southern Local Football game, the fourth class of the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame will be introduced. The fourth class inducted into the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame includes Alumni from the Fairfield School, the New Waterford School and the Crestview Schools.
Members included in the fourth class of the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame are: Ralph Papania, Class of 1936; Charles (Chuck) Koch, Class of 1942; the late Robert Reash, Class of 1941; Dr. Heather Strawbridge, Class of 1996; and the late Richard Reash, Class of 1941.
Each of these members will be formally inducted into the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame on May 18, 2013, at the Annual Crestview Alumni Association Banquet.
The Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame Committee would also encourage community members to nominate individuals for future classes by submitting a nomination form. Nomination forms can be found on the Crestview school website at www.crestviewrebels.org.
Pumpkin Fest set at fairgrounds
LISBON - The fifth annual Pumpkin Festival is scheduled 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 6 and noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 7 at the fairgrounds. Several new events have been added, along with the popular horse-drawn wagon rides, craft show, food vendors, holiday decorations, and pumpkins. On Saturday, the Winona Garden Tractor Pullers Association will be pulling in front of the grandstand.
Sunday's events feature the Classic Car Cruise on the new upper midway and kite designer Cheryl Kear. The Columbiana County Antique Tractor Pullers will be the featured event in front of the grandstand that day as well. Several 4-H members will be face painting, along with numerous other family events. Admission is free. For more information contact Sharen Cope, chairman, at 330-222-1914 or the fair office, 424-5531.
Family Fall Fun Day/Heritage Day
SALEM - Family Fall Fun Day/Heritage Day, a day to celebrate Salem's heritage while enjoying family activities in downtown Salem, has been set from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22. Local clubs, organizations, and churches will be setting up table displays in the area of McCulloch Park and along East State Street.
Applications for a free spot are still available by at the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce's website, www.salemohiochamber.org.
A petting zoo and pony rides will be available as will a bouncehouse sponsored by Realife Church. Free haywagon rides will be provided by Salem firefighters. The Salem Farmer's Market will be offering homegrown products and goods. The Salem Historical Society will offer Quakertown Trolley Underground Railroad tours at noon and at 2 p.m. Cost is $10 per person. The Dale Shaffer Library and the Museum will also be open with special displays.
Other groups offering related activities during that day at their locations include the First United Methodist Church, Memorial Building and the Emmanuel Lutheran Church. For more information call the chamber of commerce at 330-337-3473.
Revival at Allegheny Wesleyan College
SALEM - Allegheny Wesleyan College will be in revival Sept. 4-9 with the Rev. Noel Scott. Services will be held at 10:50 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; and at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The public is invited to attend these special services.
Book groups to meet in Leetonia
LEETONIA- The Wednesday morning AM Bookends group will meet at 10 a.m. Sept. 5 to discuss Tami Hoag's "Down the Darkest Road." The #1 New York Times bestseller will keep the reader in suspense as the mystery of a missing teenager unfolds. The effect of her disappearance has disrupted her "formerly perfect" family of Santa Barbara. When the family moves to a new town and the chief suspect in the case also moves, new clues appear bringing a strong climax to the graphic crime novel.
The Nonfiction Book Group will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 17 to discuss "Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth" by Mark Hertsgaard, a journalist and writer of five other books. According to the author, his 5-year-old daughter is part of "Generation Hot" which is the group of two billion young people worldwide who will spend their lives dealing with climate disruption.
'Spirit of Christmas' auditions set
YOUNGSTOWN- The Victorian Players will hold auditions for the annual "In the Spirit of Christmas" production at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Victorian Players at 702 Mahoning Ave. A large cast is needed for the show including actors and actresses from the age of 17 and up to fill the various roles. Directed by Sam Luptak Jr. and co-produced by Centaur Stage Productions, the show will feature three one-act holiday shows. It opens on Nov. 30 and will run two weekends through Dec. 9. For information or to discuss conflicts with the audition date call 330-207-3483.