Fundraiser set to help cover funeral expenses
for girl killed in hit/skip
SALEM - A fund-raising effort is under way to help cover funeral, burial and other costs for Olivia Thompson, the young girl who was killed by a hit/skip driver recently. An official bank account has been set up with government ID for donations. People wishing to make donations may go to any Huntington Bank and ask to make a deposit to the Olivia Thompson Fund.
Turkey shoot set today at Middleton Fish, Game Club
NEGLEY - A turkey shoot starts at 6 p.m. today under the lights at the Middleton Fish and Game Club, 50501 Richardson Ave. Prizes include turkeys, hams, meat packs and cash. Rounds are $2 each. For more information call 330-227-9909.
Lisbon Area Amateur Radio Association to meet
LISBON -The Lisbon Area Amateur Radio Association's monthly meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. today at the Columbiana County Emergency Management Agency. Guests are welcome.
to perform at dance
SALEM - Damaged Goods will play at a dance from 9 p.m. to midnight Wednesday at the Italian American Club. There is no cover charge.
Dance planned at Leetonia Eagles Club Wednesday
LEETONIA - A dance will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Wednesday at Leetonia Eagles Club. Music will be provided by Jolton J.T. There is no cover charge.
Salem Area Singles
to meet in Calcutta
CALCUTTA - Salem Area Singles plan to meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hoge's restaurant in Calcutta. The group also will meet at the same time on Nov. 28 at Annabell's in Salem; Dec. 5 at Pondi's in Lisbon, on Dec. 12 at Heck's in Columbiana, Dec. 19 at Salem Hills Golf and Country Club and Dec. 26 at 7&14 in Columbiana.
'Fill the Community
Center with Toys' planned
LISBON - The Family and Community Resource Center will present local radio DJ Mr. Sports from Y-103 during its fifth annual "Fill the Community Center with Toys." The event runs from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at 134 S. Market St., held directly following the Lisbon parade which begins at 11 a.m. Operation Kidsafe will provide free, digital finger printing for children. Free cookies and hot chocolate will be available. For more information call FCRC at 330-420-0044.
Public breakfast buffet at Salem Masons Saturday
SALEM-A public breakfast buffet will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Salem Masonic Building, 788 E. State St. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children under 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.
Salem 1955 to meet for lunch at Adele's Place
SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1955 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 28 at Adele's Place.
Goshen 1958 to meet for lunch at Skyline Diner
SALEM - The Goshen High School Class of 1958 will meet for lunch at noon Dec. 3 at the Skyline Diner on Route 45.
Walgreens manager to
detail Medicare services
SALEM - The store manager from the Salem Walgreens will outline Medicare services at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 5 at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church. He will explain Medicare benefits and use the computers in the tutoring room if you want to register for your Medicare Part D prescription plan. Those planning to attend are asked to call 330-332-5042 or e-mail Angela McCoy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deer Expo set at Leetonia Sportsman's Club Dec. 9
LEETONIA - The Leetonia Sportsman's Association's eighth annual Deer Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Leetonia Sportsman's Club, 311 E. High St.
Scorers will be on hand to "green" score your buck. Anyone bringing a rack to score or display will automatically be entered in a drawing for a muzzleloader. To win, both the rack and the hunter must be present for the drawing at 3 p.m.
Everyone paying admission will be eligible to win a door prize and there will be a drawing every 10 minutes. Young people 15 years of age and younger and accompanied by an adult will be admitted free and eligible to win an air rifle. Adult admission is $3 without a buck rack or $1 with a rack to be scored or displayed.
For more information contact Bill Harding at 330-822-0100 or email at email@example.com.
South Range to host fiscal state of district meeting
BEAVER TOWNSHIP- The South Range Local Board of Education will host an informational Fiscal State of the South Range Local School District meeting at 7 p.m. Nov. 28 in the high school Auditorium, 11300 Columbiana-Canfield Road.
Joel Roscoe, superintendent of Hillsdale Local Schools in Wayne County, in conjunction with the Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA), will present an overview of school funding in Ohio. Members of the South Range school board, the superintendent and treasurer/CFO will present the fiscal state of the district following Roscoe's presentation.
The intent of the meeting will be to communicate the latest in school funding at the state and local levels. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and share comments.
set at Leetonia Library
LEETONIA- The Leetonia Community Public Library is announcing a slate of events for the Christmas season including the Polar Express.
The train rolls in for all children at 6 p.m. Dec. 4. Children are encouraged to come dressed in pajamas for an evening of crafts, snacks and more. To register call the library at 330-427-6635.
Dec. 8 will feature a full afternoon of activities beginning at 2 p.m. with holiday favorites sung by Niki Slaven. Friends of the Library will be serving cookies, cocoa and munchkins at 3 p.m., followed by a special storytime for all ages at 3:30 p.m. with guests Tiffany Davis, Paul Rohrbaugh and Sue Buchanan reading an original story. Before heading over to Wick Park for the tree lighting, stay and hear "Dulci-More" folk and traditional musicians playing old, familiar Christmas music.
The Friends of the Library will host "A Dickens of a Good Time" Christmas program with desserts and drinks at 7 p.m. Dec. 12. Celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens, the entertainment will be timely and prizes will be given for those in the best period costume. Register by calling 330-427-6635. A small fee will be charged as this is a fundraising event.
The Leetonia music students under the baton of music director Randy Rodik will entertain the public at 6 p.m. Dec. 13
The sequel to the "Christmas Story" movie will be shown at 1 p.m. Dec. 15.
The "Read for Santa" program ends on Dec. 22. Students from pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade are encouraged to read library books and collect stamps which earn candy canes, Dairy Queen treats and more. Pick up an entry card at the Leetonia Library.
Homespun Christmas set in Leetonia this weekend
LEETONIA- Leetonia area crafters are hosting their 17th annual Homespun Christmas from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For information visit Homespun Christmas Tour on Facebook. Stops include Amish Quilts and Crafts, 41658 Kelly Park Road; The Cranberry Shed, 5007 Fairfield School Road; Old Times, 41547 state Route 558; Monica Hoperich Home, 5210 Leetonia Road; The Salt Box, 39866 Crestview Road; Wilms Floral & Greenhouse and Wilms Christmas at the Homestead, 37563 state Route 558; The Sewing Room, 1785 state Route 344; and Off Main, 605 W. Main St., Washingtonville.
Ursuline Center Book Club offers 2012 schedule
CANFIELD - The Ursuline Center Book Club has chosen its 2013 schedule.
Jan. 15: "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel.
Feb. 26: "The Paris Wife" by Paula McLain.
April 9: "The Shoemaker's Wife" by Adriana Trigiani.
May 21: "The Light Between Oceans" by M. D. Stedman.
July 2: Marilyn: "The Passion and the Paradox" by Lois Banner.
Aug. 13: "The Poisonwood Bible" by Barbara Kingsolver.
Sept. 24: "The Invisible Bridge" by Julie Orringer.
Nov. 5: "Killing Kennedy" by Bill O'Reilly.
New members are welcome at any time, The book club gathers at 6:30 p.m. in Prato Hall at The Ursuline Center, 4280 Shields Road. There is no cost to participate. Free-will offerings are accepted. Preregistration is appreciated. For information call Eileen Novotny, Ursuline associate, at 330-533-3831.