SHS Class of 1958 will meet
Saturday for breakfast brunch
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1958 will meet for a breakfast brunch at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Salem Golf Club. The SHS class of 1958 is also sponsoring the teen center at the ROC.
SAVNA will administer flu
shots at Methodist Church
NEW WATERFORD -The Salem Area Visiting Nurse Association (SAVNA) will administer flu shots from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the New Waterford Methodist Church. Cost is $20.
SAVNA will bill Medicare Part B or Anthem Senior Advantage Products (YRA, YRE, YRI and YRS prefixes only). Attendees are to bring their Medicare card.
Middleton Fish and Game
hosting fall festival Saturday
NEGLEY - A free community fall festival begins at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Middleton Township Fish and Game, 50501 Richardson Ave.
There will be games and prizes for children, raffle baskets, 50/50 drawings, chili and pie bake-offs with $50 gift cards to the winners, a hayride, coverdish dinner and bonfire with hot dogs and marshmallows. For more information call 330-227-9909. Pie and chili judging begin at 5 p.m.
EP Historical Society holding
Apple Butter Days Saturday
EAST PALESTINE - The East Palestine Historical Society will sponsor its annual Apple Butter Days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Log House, 555 Bacon Ave. Homemade apple butter, Rada Knives and historical society books will be sold.
Approximately 600 jars of apple butter, with or without sugar, will be available. Gasoline raffle tickets and food and beverages will also be sold.
Tours will be offered throughout the day. The log cabin will also be open from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. All proceeds benefit the society.
Columbiana County Port
Authority will meet Oct. 15
EAST LIVERPOOL - The Columbiana County Port Authority's board meeting begins at 9 a.m. Oct. 15 at 1250 St. George St.
Tire collection scheduled
Monday in Elkrun Township
ELKRUN TOWNSHIP - Elkrun Township trustees will hold a tire collection from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday. Only passenger car tires will be accepted.
Crestview Board of Education
will meet Oct. 16
COLUMBIANA - The Crestview Local Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Performing Arts Center, 44100 Crestview Road.
Goshen High Class of 1941
will meet for breakfast Oct. 16
SALEM - The Goshen High School Class of 1941 plans to meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Oct. 16 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.
Assoc. of Family and Consumer
Sciences will meet Oct. 16
SALEM - The Columbiana County Association of Family and Consumer Sciences will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Goshen Township Building.
Membership is open to anyone with a degree in family and consumer studies. For more information contact Miriam Good at 330-547-3305.
Meeting for Beaver Township
residents will be held Oct. 16
BEAVER TOWNSHIP - The Beaver Township residents' meeting, "Where do we go from here?," begins at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at 901 E. Pine Lake Road.
Because seats are limited, those planning to attend are asked to call 330-549-0019.
A "meet and greet" will be held for Mahoning County commissioner candidate Howard Markert.
Giveaway sign-ups planned
COLUMBIANA - The Way Station is taking sign-ups for its Adopt-A-Family Christmas Giveaway. Families in Columbiana, Rogers and Negley (Beaver Local Schools only) that are interested may register 9 to 11 a.m. or 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 17 and 24 at 769 Springfield Road, Columbiana.
Residents of East Liverpool, Wellsville, Salineville and Calcutta may sign-up from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 17 and 24 at Avondale Baptist Church on Minerva Street in East Liverpool.
Families with children from birth to 18 years (children must still be in high school) may sign-up and must bring with them birth certificates for each child and a utility bill or some other form of proof of residency.
Those in other geographic areas should check with their local Salvation Army to see where they will be able to get help. Only grandparents with custody papers may participate.
Families, groups, organizations, businesses and individuals interested in adopting a family and would like to find out more information or provide gifts for a family participating in the program may call the Way Station at 330-482-5072.
Poetry reading will be heard
Oct. 17 at KSU East Liverpool
EAST LIVERPOOL - Poet and nurse Jeanne Bryner will speak and read from her newest book of poetry Smoke: Poems at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at Kent State University East Liverpool campus, and earlier that day at Java Joe's Coffee House at 1 p.m.
These two readings are open to the public. Bryner will also speak to and read her poetry during several classes at KSU.
The poems in Smoke are about nursing, caring, healing and suffering. For more information about Bryner's visit contact Patti Swartz at email@example.com.
Free math tutoring will be
available at the Salem Library
SALEM - Beginning Oct. 18, students in grades seven to 12 will have the opportunity to receive free math tutoring through the Salem Library's partnership with Ohio certified math teacher Vanessa Moy.
The "Get It" tutoring program will be available, free of charge, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays in the library's Quaker Room at 821 E. State St. For more information stop in or call the library at 330-332-0042.
Women's ministry will hold
annual coat giveaway Oct. 20
EAST LIVERPOOL - The United Brethren in Christ Church women's ministry will hold its annual coat giveaway from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 20 at the church, 528 Grandview St. To donate clean and washable coats call 330-386-4740.
Fund-raising auction planned at
First Free Methodist Church
EAST LIVERPOOL -American Spirit Academy/East Liverpool Christian School will hold its annual fund-raising auction at 6 p.m. Oct. 20 at the First Free Methodist Church, 16260 St. Clair Ave.
Items may be previewed and hot food service will begin at 5 p.m. Items up for auction include gift cards for local and regional businesses, Fiesta Ware, etc. To make donations or for more information call 330-385-5588.
County 4-H Program hosting
spaghetti dinner on Oct. 20
HANOVERTON - The Columbiana County 4-H Program is hosting a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20 at United High School.
The menu will include pasta and meatballs, salad, bread, dessert and a beverage. Cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children ages 5 to 13, and free for under 5.
A Chinese auction will also take place during the dinner.
Advance tickets are available from the 4-H Extension Office , 330-424-7291, from any 4-H member, or at the door. All proceeds benefit the county 4-H programs
Salem Home Depot holding
pumpkin decorating contest
SALEM - The Salem Home Depot is conducting a pumpkin decorating contest. Pumpkins may be either carved, painted or decorated in three age groups: 1-12 years, 13-18 years, and 19 and older.
The pumpkins will be displayed in the garden center and voting will be done by the public with the donation of a canned good for the Salem Food Bank. Prizes will be awarded in each age group.
The deadline for all entries is no sooner than noon and no later than 4 p.m. Oct. 20. You can vote for your favorite pumpkin from Oct. 21 through noon Oct. 27.
Votes will be tallied and the winners will be announced that day. Entry forms may be picked up at the Home Depot.
Patrol offering community
shield training for area residents
LISBON -The Ohio State Highway Patrol is offering community shield training so citizens can be "extra sets of eyes and cars" for the officers. Classes will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Lisbon Patrol Post, 9423 state Route 45.
Sergeant Todd McDonald will lead the class which will cover instruction in impaired driver detection, criminal patrol, homeland security and human trafficking. This training is geared toward educating community members in how they can assist local law enforcement and troopers combat the crime and safety issues in local communities.
Participants will be given a complimentary license plate bracket at the conclusion of the training.
To register call 330-424-7783. Oct. 17 is the registration deadline.
Salem Public Library offering
access to free paper shredding
SALEM - Salem Public Library is providing a confidential and secure way to dispose of up to five trash bags or average size boxes of paperwork to be shredded at no cost to Salem area residents.
Protect-N-Shred Inc. of Cortland will provide the service and all documents will be shredded on the premises in the library's parking lot at 821 E. State St. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27. Do not bring plastic, cardboard or newspapers. Registration is not required.
Monster Dash 5k race/walk
planned Oct. 20 at United HS
HANOVERTON - The Monster Dash 2012, the ultimate Halloween 5k race/walk, is a high intensity challenge for anyone seeking fun and competition in support of a worthy local cause.
Dress up in your favorite costume and come by yourself or as part of a team of ghouls, witches, or gremlins on Oct. 20 to United Local High School.
Register in person at 3 p.m. the day of the race or online at www.the-monster-dash.com.
This walking/running/obstacle course is expertly staged with challenging obstacles and scary surprises including mud pits, haunted woods and rugged terrain.
All participants get a T-shirt and Mini-monsters also get a goody bag. Those who pre-register will get their shirts the day of the race, others will have them mailed.
Two waves are scheduled, at 4 and 5 p.m. plus a Mini Monster Dash at 6 p.m. for 12 and under. Cost is $35 per person, $30 per person in teams of four, and $20 for Mini-Monsters (ages 12 and under). Awards go to the top finishers in each age bracket and also prizes for best costume.
This year's Monster Dash is sponsored by United Community Scholarship Foundation. Established on Feb. 12, 1985, the foundation awarded a scholarship to Timothy Winn. In 1986, five graduating students received scholarships.
In 1989, the number of recipients had grown to eight.
Today, approximately $10,000 in scholarships are awarded each year.
County Fish and Game Club offering
concealed carry pistol class on Oct. 27
LISBON - The Columbiana County Fish and Game Club is offering a two-day concealed carry pistol class at its indoor range from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 25 and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 27. This class meets the CCW requirements for residents of Ohio and West Virginia.
The club is located at 45716 Middle Beaver Road. Pre-registration is required.
To register for the class or for further information contact Mike Peshel at 330-853-8122 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
First United Methodist Church of Lisbon
celebrating National Make a Difference Day
LISBON - The First United Methodist Church of Lisbon will celebrate National Make a Difference Day on Oct. 27 with a winter coat and fresh produce giveaway to benefit needy friends and neighbors in the Lisbon community.
Crews will also be out helping elderly individuals in the neighborhood with yard work and household projects.
This Make a Difference Day event is an opportunity for Lisbon neighbors to socialize and talk about issues that matter to them.
The produce give-away commences at 9 a.m. outside on the church grounds, and winter coats will begin to be distributed at 10 a.m.
Hot dogs, snacks, and refreshments will be served to all. The church is located at 114 E. Washington St.
Ghosting 12 Paranormal Investigation and Historical Research members will meet
SALEM - Members of Ghosting 12 Paranormal Investigations and Historical Research in Salem will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Salem Public Library's Quaker Room for an evening of ominous tales.
Included in the program will be an explanation of equipment used to detect ghostly spirits and other paranormal phenomenon.
Registration is required for this free program which is open to the public.
For more information stop in the library at 821 E. State St. or call 330-332-0042. View all library programming and services online at www.salem.lib.oh.us.
Trick and treat will be held
Oct. 31 in New Waterford
NEW WATERFORD - New Waterford Council has announced that trick and treat will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31.
Trick or treat in Elkrun
Township scheduled Oct. 31
ELKRUN TOWNSHIP - Trick or treat in Elkrun Township will be held for township residents from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31.
Driver education classes will be held
at Beaver Local High School staring Nov. 5
LISBON - AAA Driver Education will be held at Beaver Local High School starting Nov. 5.
All area students are eligible to attend, including home-schooled students. For more information call 330-532-2878.
KSU Salem nursing department will be
sponsoring mock disaster drill on Nov. 5
SALEM - The nursing department of Kent State University Salem campus is sponsoring a mock disaster drill from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 5.
The community is invited to be involved and attend. The Winona Fire Department, state Medivac and a local ambulance company will participate.
For more information call Sondra O'Donnell at 330-337-4139.
First Christian Church in Alliance will host
fall and Christmas craft show on Nov. 17
ALLIANCE - The First Christian Church at 1141 W. Beech St. will host its fall and Christmas craft show, "The Sleigh Bell Lane Gift Shoppe," from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 17.
There will also be a silent purse auction. Lunch and snacks will be available for purchase.
Vendors are still being accepted. The rental fee for an 8-foot table/space is $25. For more information contact Jody Koenigseker at 330-821-1100.
Main Street in Homeworth will be
closed for three-to-four weeks
HOMEWORTH - Main Street will remain closed for approximately three to four weeks for the Main Street-Homeworth bridge replacement.
The existing bridge will be removed and a new four-sided concrete box culvert with wingalls, guardrail and asphalt wearing surface will be installed by Shook Brothers Inc. of Berlin Center. The project cost is $120,188.