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October 17, 2012
Salem News

Walker safety check and clinic scheduled

SALEM - A walker safety check and clinic is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at Sterling House, 1916 S. Lincoln Ave. Reservations may be made by calling 330-651-3571.

Boy Scouts hosting fund-raising dinner

SALEM - Boy Scout Troop 2 is hosting a spaghetti dinner fund raiser on Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, 244 S. Broadway Ave.

The public is invited from 4 to 7 p.m. The menu offers spaghetti and meatballs, salad, Italian bread, homemade dessert, coffee, tea or punch.

Cost is $7 and free for children 6 and under. In addition to the dine-in service, a convenient, drive-thru carryout is offered at the church by driving up to the south portico.

Book signing will benefit Humane Society

SALEM - Local author Connie Randolph will hold a book signing from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, to benefit the Humane Society of Columbiana County, at the Bob Evans Restaurant at 1100 N. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown.

The "Casper Joe" children's series features three separate books that follow the heartwarming adventures of Randolph's beloved Cocker Spaniel, Casper Joe.

The Bob Evans Halloween dress-up party will also take place from 9 a.m. to noon. Children attending get a free breakfast. Diners must submit the promotional flyer at check-out to have 15 percent of their meal ticket donated to the humane society.

Flyers can be picked up at the HSCC R.O.C.C., Rescue and Adoption Center at 1825 S. Lincoln Ave., Yard Bark or The UPS Store, all located in Salem; Quality Petmart in Austintown; Bo's Pet Shoppe in Columbiana; or printed from the website at Costumes are welcome for this fun day that helps a great cause.

DAHS Class of 1962 will meet Saturday

LISBON - The David Anderson High School Class of 1962 plans to meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

SHS Class of 1957 will meet for lunch

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1957 will meet for lunch at noon Saturday at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

VFW Post 892 hosting public breakfast

SALEM - The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 892 Mens Auxiliary is hosting a public breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday at the post, 496 Arch St.

Haystacks, or a traditional breakfast of eggs, pancakes, hash browns, sausage patties, toast, orange juice and coffee, are available. Cost is $4 per meal.

Salem Church Women??United will meet

SALEM - Kelly Weikart will speak when the Salem Church Women United meets on Monday at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church.

Fellowship begins at 1 p.m. with refreshments being served by women from the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and Winona Meeting.

Weikart is the adult education director at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center. Meetings are open to women of all faiths.

EP Zoning Board of Appeals will meet

EAST PALESTINE - The Zoning Board of Appeals meeting scheduled at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 will be held at the brick pavilion at East Palestine Park.

Support group meeting scheduled Oct. 25

LISBON - Help Hotline Crisis Center's support group meeting of the Survivors of Suicide begins at 6 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Columbiana County Counseling Center on Route 154. For more information call the Help Hotline at 330-424-7767.

Breakfast planned at?Salem Masonic Building

SALEM-A public breakfast buffet will be available from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Oct. 27 at the Salem Masonic Building, 788 E. State St. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children under age 10 and free for children under 2.

The menu offers pancakes, waffles, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, homemade sausage gravy, biscuits, homefries, toast, fruit cocktail, orange juice, coffee and tea.

The building is equipped with a handicapped accessible elevator. Proceeds will be directed to the Salem Masonic Building Fund.

World Community Day will be celebrated

SALEM - The public is invited to a World Community Day celebration, hosted by Church Women United, on Nov. 2 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church on South Broadway Avenue, activity building (downstairs).

A luncheon will be served at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $5.50 per person (paid at the door). Reservations for the luncheon are due on or before Oct. 26 by calling Pat Wilde at 330-337-3914 or Susan Motherwell at 330-277-9937.

Speaker Jeanette Bradley will discuss human trafficking beginning at 1:15 p.m. Admission is free to hear her presentation, however, reservations are due no later than Oct. 30.

Beaver Twp. Crime Watch meeting set

BEAVER TOWNSHIP - The Beaver Township Police Crime Watch meeting begins at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 in the activity center at Shepherd of the Valley, 9111 Sharrott Road. The guest speaker is Fire Chief Russ Osborne. Local crime statistics also will be discussed.

SHS Class of 1950 will meet Oct. 24

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1950 will meet at 9 a.m. Oct. 24 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Concealed carry pistol class scheduled

LISBON - The Columbiana County Fish and Game Club's concealed carry pistol class will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 25 and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at its indoor range, 45716 Middle Beaver Road.

Pre-registration is required by contacting Mike Peshel at 330-853-8122 or

Youth basketball league forming

SALEM - A youth basketball league (for grades K-6) is forming at the First Friends Church on Jennings Avenue. Early registration is now open. More details and a registration form can be found at the church's website,

Registration is completed by printing and returning the form to the church with payment. The early bird price of $50 per child ends Nov. 1. Registration discounts are available for children whose parent is willing to coach.

Nov. 1: Early bird registration deadline ($50 registration).

Nov. 12: Final registration deadline ($65 registration) and skills evaluation from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the church. (This should only take about 30 minutes for each player.)

Week of Jan. 7: Practices begin (one 60-minute practice per week).

Jan. 26: First game (all games are on Saturday mornings).

March 16: Final game.

March 24: End of season celebration.

Taste of the Valley benefits food bank

YOUNGSTOWN - The 21st annual Taste of the Valley fund raiser to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley raised more than $30,000 to feed people in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties.

Twenty-five of the valley's finest dining establishments decorated tables and donated their time and talent to provide a delicious selection of appetizers, entrees, desserts and beverages to more than 550 guests at Stambaugh Auditorium on Oct. 7. The event also included a silent auction and chance auction and music by Stan Miller.

The restaurants participated in a friendly judging competition for Best Appetizer, Best Entree, Best Dessert and Best Overall. Bob Sferra Culinary Occasions in University Heights, along with Executive Pastry Chef Faye Foote and Sandie Foote, Food and Beverage Manager of the Horseshoe Casino in Cleveland served as judges. Best Appetizer was awarded to Goodies Mediterranean Grill & Lounge; Best Entree to Leo's Ristorante; Best Dessert to Jeff Chrystal Catering/Overture and Best Overall to Leo's Ristorante.

Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley distributes food to 153 hunger-relief organizations in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties.

These organizations include faith-based pantries, homeless shelters and soup kitchens, shelters for battered women and after-school programs. For more information call 330-792-5522.

Blood drive scheduled at Salem High

SALEM - An American Red Cross blood drive is slated from 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Friday at Salem High School. For information contact

Columbiana Legion fish fry is Friday

COLUMBIANA - An all-you-can eat fish fry will be available from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at American Legion Post 290. Cost is $10 for adults and $4 for children.

Leetonia Chilli Cook Off

LEETONIA- A Chili Cook Off and Dinner will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26 in the high school Cafeteria. Those interested in participating should contact the high school office at 330-427-2115.

There is no cost to be a contestant, but contestants must be registered. Cost for public admission is $5. Proceeds will benefit student recognition initiatives, programs and events.



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