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February 20, 2013
Salem News

Heart Works meeting is today

COLUMBIANA - The Heart Works cardiac information and support group meeting starts at 7 p.m. today at Grace Church, 140 S. Main St. The Rev. Dr. Rob Joy will discuss the subject of handling emotions after a heart attack.

Beaver Local BOE plans progress meeting

LISBON - The Beaver Local Board of Education is hosting a public meeting to discuss the progress of construction of the new school at 6:30 p.m. today in the high school auditorium.

EP Planning Committee meets Thursday

EAST PALESTINE - The East Palestine Planning Commission meeting begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Park Community Center.

Salem Eagles hosting Friday fish fry

SALEM - The public is invited to a fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Salem Eagles Club on North Ellsworth Avenue.

Chicken dinners are also available. Cost is $8.50 per person. A dance is scheduled from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the club. Music will be provided by Roadworks.

Salem Masons hosting breakfast buffet

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 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.

Leetonia Class of1958-61 will meet

LEETONIA - The Leetonia High School Classes of 1958-61 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Feb. 26 at Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

SHS Class of 1950 will meet Feb. 27

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1950 plans to meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Feb. 27 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Fish dinner planned at Argus Lodge

CANFIELD - A fish dinner will be served to the public from 4 to 7 p.m. March 1 in the fellowship hall at Argus Lodge, 5050 Shields Road.

The meal includes fish, chicken filets, french fries, cole slaw, rolls, dessert, coffee and soft drinks. Tickets at the door are $10 for adults and $6 for 12 and under. All proceeds will be donated to worthy and distressed brothers. Carryout is available by calling 330-533-3077.

Day of Prayer events planned March 1

SALEM - Salem Church Women United has announced that the annual World Day of Prayer luncheon and program is slated March 1 at Faith Chapel, 511 E. Pershing St. The luncheon, prepared by the women of the church, begins at 12:30 p.m. An appreciation offering will be taken.

Reservations may be made by contacting Pat Wild at 330-337-3914 before Monday. World Day of Prayer is open to men and women of all faiths.

The next meeting is scheduled March 25 at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church. A program will be provided by the drug task force from the Salem Police Department.

Pet loss bereavement group will meet

HUBBARD - The Learning Dog is offering a bereavement group for people who are struggling with the loss of their pet.

Meetings will be held, free of charge, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at The Learning Dog Training and Enrichment Center, 757 N. Main St., Hubbard. There will be snacks and beverages served during this hour and a half session. For more information call 330-534-4990.

Books available at SHS's gift shop

SALEM - Two newly released books of local interest are now available at the Salem Historical Society's gift shop at the Dale Shaffer Library. In preparation of the 150th anniversary of Morgan's Raid into Ohio, "Morgan's Great Raid: The Remarkable Expedition from Kentucky to Ohio" by Cincinnati native David L. Mowery, takes a new look at this unprecedented event in American history.

A military operation unlike any other on American soil, Morgan's Raid was characterized by incredible speed, superhuman endurance and innovative tactics. One of the nation's most colorful leaders, Confederate general John Hunt Morgan, took his cavalry through enemy-occupied territory in three states in one of the longest offensives of the Civil War. The effort produced the only battles fought north of the Ohio River and reached farther north than any other regular Confederate force. Included are 25 maps and more than 40 illustrations.

Also available at the gift shop is a book by Tim Ginter, local minister, titled "Living Life Forward." This book "introduces a series of revelational principles bound to assist and inspire. Richard Theiss, writer of his own book, "Surprise, Surprise" and available in the gift shop, comments on this book, Living Life Forward "what a gift."

In addition, the gift shop has other books of local interest by local writers. Hours at the Shaffer Library at 239 S. Lundy Ave. are 9 a.m. to noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

The gift shop will be open during the book sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. For more information call 330-337-8514.

 
 

 

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