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November 21, 2012
Salem News

Fund-raising effort under way

to aid family of hit-skip victim

SALEM - A fund-raising effort is under way to help cover funeral, burial and other costs for 9-year-old Olivia Thompson, who was killed during a Nov. 9 hit/skip in downtown Salem.

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.

'Look Good...Feel Better'

program available at SCH

SALEM - Women undergoing cancer treatment can learn techniques for looking and feeling their best during an upcoming session of the American Cancer Society's Look GoodFeel Better program.

Salem Community Hospital will host the free class from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 10 in the hospital's second floor classrooms.

During the workshop, a trained volunteer cosmetologist helps women cope with appearance-related side effects of treatment by offering assistance with makeup application, skin care, and hair and wig techniques.

Participants may bring a T-shirt of any color that can be cut for a special project.

Register by calling June Semer, SCH oncology-hematology social worker, at 330-332-7677. Pre-registration is required to receive a personalized cosmetics kit, which must be ordered in advance.

Public invited to breakfast

at Washingtonville VFW post

WASHINGTONVILLE-The public is invited to breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5532. Carryouts are available.

Church Women United will

meet at Emmanuel Lutheran

SALEM - Church Women United will meet Monday in the parlor of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church.

The 1 p.m. fellowship will be hosted by the Emmanul Lutheran and First Friends Church ladies.

A brief business session follows at 1:30 p.m. Janice Lesher from the Salem Historical Society will be the program speaker. No meeting in December is scheduled. The next meeting on Jan. 28 features Mark Altomare from Lambs House as speaker. Women of all faiths are welcome to attend.

Leetonia High Class of 1950

will meet for breakfast

LEETONIA-The Leetonia High School Class of 1950 will meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 28 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Public invited to dance

Saturday at Salem Eagles

SALEM-The public is invited to a dance from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Salem Eagles. Music will be provided by Following June.

East Palestine Board of

Education will meet Nov. 27

EAST PALESTINE - The East Palestine City School District Board of Education plans to meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 27 at the EPES Media Center.

Steak fry, chicken dinner will

be served at the Lisbon VFW

LISBON- A steak fry and chicken dinner will be held on Dec. 1 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4111, 210 E. Lincoln Way.

Meals will be served from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and include salad, baked potato or fresh cut fries, roll and coffee.

A dance follows from 8 to 11 p.m. featuring Country Renegades. Admission to the dance is $5 or free with the purchase of a meal.

'A Christmas Carol' opening

at Main Street Theater

COLUMBIANA - "A Christmas Carol" is opening at Main Street Theater. Show dates are 8 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 7 and 8; and at 2 p.m. Dec. 2 and 9.

Cost is $13 for adults and $10 for ages 10 and under. Order tickets at or call 330-482-9915 for reserved seats.

The Way Station will be collecting new toys during shows. Crown Theater Productions and The Barley Twist Tea Room will offer "High Tea" prior to the Sunday matinee performances of "A Christmas Carol" between 12:15 and 12:30 p.m.

Reservations are required and must be received by Nov. 28. Tickets are $25 for both the tea and show. (Tea only is $15.) For reservations call 330-482-9647.

"Christmas Rock'n Around the Town Square!: will be presented at 8 p.m. Dec. 14-16. Ticket prices are $7 for all ages. The Way Station will also be collecting food during this event.

Santa Shop/Craft Show is

Dec. 5 at United Local

HANOVERTON - The Santa Shop/Craft Show will be open from 3 to 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at United Local School, Blue BC building. The public is welcome to attend.

Christmas open house being

held at The Century House

SALEM - The Christmas open house at The Century House of Salem, 1171 E. State St., is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 11 and 12.

Greenford Ruritans will meet Monday

BEAVER TOWNSHIP - The monthly meeting of the Greenford Ruritan Club begins at 7 p.m. Nov. 26 at the South Range School cafeteria.

Members will discuss and vote on the 2013 club budget. All members are reminded that fourth quarter dues should be paid at this meeting.

EP Finance Committee meeting is Monday

EAST PALESTINE - East Palestine Village Council plans to meet at 6:15 p.m. Monday for a Finance Committee meeting. The regular council meeting follows at 7 p.m.

Salem High Class of 1963 will meet

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1963 plans to meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 1 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club. Future lunch dates include Jan. 5, Feb. 2 and March 2.

Craft show, bake sale set at Faith Chapel

SALEM - A craft show and bake sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1 at Faith Chapel Fellowship, 511 E. Pershing St.

There will be free admission, free food and free pictures with Santa. Gift wrapping is also available Proceeds benefit Children and Teens Ministries.

Tours of pine decorated cabins offered

EAST LIVERPOOL - Tours of the 1790-1820 pine decorated cabins in the Village at Beaver Creek State Park from noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 2 at 12021 Echo Dell Road.

Picture taking will be available with historic Santa. The Trading Post will be full of Christmas gifts and treats, quilted picture wall hangings made by Alice Whitehall, a wide assortment of black hammered candle holders, cheese cutters and more made in smithy by Mike Newbold.

Music will be provided by the Village Dulcimer Band. Refreshments are available.

Salem Community Theatre plans auditions

SALEM - Salem Community Theatre will hold auditions for its upcoming production of "Game Show" at 7 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5. The production will be directed by Ralph Lumley. Performance dates are weekends from Feb. 1-10. Rehearsals will commence in mid-December.

This comedy/reality show/audience participation production revolves around an episode and taping of a fictional television game show, the "longest running game show on the air." Some of the characters involve a degree of improvisation and interaction with the audience.

The cast consists of 8 to 10 adults, ages 21 and over, including 6 to 8 males and 1 to 2 females. Those auditioning will be asked to read from the script and should bring a photo if possible. For more information contact 330-332-9688 or

'Fill the Community Center with Toys' set

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.



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