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March 20, 2013
Salem News

Southern Local hosting

annual District Showcase

SALINEVILLE - Southern Local School District is hosting its seventh annual District Showcase from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

District showcase is an open house in which family and community members are invited to see musical performances, a drama performance, art show, health fair, community agencies, basket raffles, give-a-ways, student work displays, and student data.

It is a celebration of student achievement and successes. There will be a variety of activities for both students and adults, including a pasta dinner from 4 to 6 p.m., sponsored by the SLHS football team. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for students.

Information Night will be

held at Kent State Salem

SALEM - Area residents and high school students and their parents, as well as recent graduates and adults, interested in attending Kent State University at 2491 state Route 45 South are invited to Information Night beginning with a majors fair at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The information session follows at 6 p.m.

Faculty and staff members will be available to meet face-to-face with prospective students and share information about specific degree programs during the majors fair. Campus tours will also be given.

During the information session, Kent State representatives will explain the admissions process, share financial aid information and provide details about scholarship opportunities.

Those who attend Information Night and complete the required paperwork can have their individual application fee waived. Reservations may be made by calling 330-332-0361.

The Kent State East Liverpool campus will hold its Information Night from 5 to 7 p.m. April 4 in the Mary Patterson Building on Fourth Street. To reserve a space call 330-385-3805.

Public invited to fish fry

on Friday at the Eagles Club

SALEM - The public is invited to a fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Eagles Club, 1884 N. Ellsworth Ave. Chicken dinners will also be available. Cost is $8.50 per person. A dance follows from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday. Music will be provided by The D.T.'s Band.

Show Choir Fest planned

Thursday at United Local

HANOVERTON - The eighth annual Show Choir Festival begins at 7 p.m. Thursday in the United Local High School auditorium.

Show choirs from East Canton, Malvern, Salem and Struthers will join United's Flight for this annual celebration of music. Admission is $5 at the door.

United Young Farmers is hosting Barnyard Dash

HANOVERTON - United Young Farmers is hosting a Barnyard Dash featuring a 10k/two mile race and also a youth obstacle race on Saturday at United Local School.

Registrations and activities begin at 9 a.m. with a petting zoo, concession stand, farm exhibits and cow chip bingo. The 10k race starts at 11 a.m. with the youth race to follow.

All proceeds from the events are contributed to the needs of the community, including scholarships for students interested in the agriculture field and assistance for students with school related trips.

United Young Farmers also provides assistance in the event of barn fires, farm accidents and any family that may need a little extra throughout the year due to unforeseen circumstances.

Proceeds from this race will also assist United Young Farmers in preparing and serving a free meal once a year to the less fortunate in the Salem area, plus continuing donations toward the rebuilding of livestock barns at the Columbiana County Fair.

For additional information prior to race day send an email to

Salem High Class of 1955

will meet for lunch

SALEM - Salem High School Class of 1955 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. March 27 at Adele's Place.

Salem Music Study Club

will meet on March 27

SALEM - The Salem Music Study Club meeting begins at 7 p.m. March 27 in the parlor in the Education Building of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 251 S. Broadway Ave.

Members who are planning to go to convention on April 6 should register for it at this time.

The club is affiliated with the National Federation of Music Clubs and the Ohio Federation of Music Clubs. Marsha Wilson will head the program after the meeting.

Education Appreciation

Week will be observed

BOARDMAN - Educator Appreciation Week will be observed at Barnes & Noble featuring special guest speaker Jason Martin from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. April 16. Martin is coordinator of technology at Columbiana High School.

The event offers classroom giveaways, Nook demonstrations, raffles, personalized shopping, refreshments, etc. Space is limited.

Reservations may be made by contacting to Dana Hughes, community relations manager, at 330-629-9562 or

Volunteer Fair is April 21 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church

SALEM - A Volunteer Fair is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 291 S. Broadway Ave.

Those attending will have the opportunity to meet organizations that are looking for volunteers. There will be free refreshments, face painting, prizes and give-a-ways.

Everyone will receive a free ticket to win one of many baskets from the basket raffle.

Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship

applications available

SALEM - April 23 is the application deadline for the Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship. Applications are available at the Elks Lodge and Salem High School, and also by calling 330-337-9639, 330-337-9868 or 330-332-1451.

Hanoverton will celebrate

bicentennial, Peddler's Days

VILLAGE - The Village of Hanoverton will celebrate its bicentennial in conjunction with Peddler's Days on July 12, 13 and 14.

Events will include displays of arts and crafts, talks on local history, historic costumes, food and beverages, a parade, antique tractor and engine display, pig and beef roast, church service, featured speaker, time capsule opening, a dance, a balloon launch, car show and fireworks display.

The public is invited to attend.

Glasgow Road will remain

closed until 3 p.m. Friday

MADISON TOWNSHIP - Glasgow Road, just west of McCormick Run Road, will remain closed until 3 p.m. Friday.

Butler Institute of American

Art show scheduled

YOUNGSTOWN - The Butler Institute of American Art show runs March 24 through April 21 featuring the 75th area artists annual exhibition at the MacIntosh and Finnegan-Hynes Galleries. The "Meet the Artists" reception will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. Reservations are required by calling 330-743-1107 Ext. 210.

Works by artists in all media who reside in Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana counties in Ohio, as well as Mercer and Lawrence counties in Pennsylvania, are included in this annual show. Exhibition juror this year was Youngstown State University professor of art history Dr. Stephanie Smith.

There are 89 pieces in the show created by 72 area artists. The total number of entries was 305 submitted by 170 artists from the five county area. Awards were given to 22 artists: one best of show, one first place, one second place, one third place, two juror's special mention prizes and 16 honorable mentions.

Images of the works in the exhibition can be viewed on the Butler's FaceBook page or at, the museum's website. For more information contact Kathryn Earnhart at 330-743-1107 Ext.123 or

SHS Alumni Association

offering scholarships

SALEM - The Salem High School Alumni Association reminds qualified alumni of Salem High School that applications for the following scholarships must be turned in at the alumni office by noon on April 3: the J. Robert Sebo College Scholarship, the Greenisen College Leadership Scholarship, the John F. Cone Humanities Scholarship, the Nina J.Cone and Stephen F. Cone Music Scholarship, the Howard "Doc" Pardee Music Scholarship, and the Nancy Hickey Memorial Healthcare Scholarship.

Candidates eligible for the J. Robert Sebo College Scholarship must be completing one full year of college and have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 or better. The selection of the recipient will be made based on the goals, experiences, and past academic success of the candidate. Financial need will be a consideration in the selection process. The scholarship will not be limited to any particular field of study.

The Greenisen College Leadership Scholarship is available to Salem High School graduates who will be entering at least their third year of college, who have demonstrated significant leadership skills, and who have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

The John F. Cone Humanities Scholarship is open to Salem High School graduates who have attained junior status, who have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and who are majoring in one of the following: English (or an English-related area), theater, art, music, and foreign languages.

Salem High School graduates who have attained junior status, who have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and who are majoring in music may apply for the Nina J. Cone and Stephen F. Cone College Music Scholarship.

Applicants for the Howard "Doc" Pardee Music Scholarship must be seeking a degree with a major in music with a major instrument (not voice) and must have completed one full year of college with a grade point average of 3.0 or better.

The Nancy Hickey Memorial Healthcare Scholarship is open to Salem High School graduates enrolled in any pre-professional healthcare program leading to a certificate, license, or degree. The program does not necessarily need to be a college degree program. Acceptable programs may be those related to nursing (e.g., LPN, CNA, RN), physical therapy, radiology, phlebotomy, etc. This scholarship is not designed for those who will be enrolling in coursework to become a physician, chiropractor, optometrist, dentist, or pharmacist. Students in those programs may apply for the Charles Fox Medical Scholarship, which has the later deadline of June 28.

Applications may be picked up at the Salem High School Alumni Association office at 330 East State Street. The office is open weekdays 9 a.m. to noon. Applications are also available via the internet at

Questions regarding any of the scholarships may be directed to Jean Esposito, Scholarship Committee chairman, by email at

These scholarships will be presented at the 132nd Annual Reunion and Banquet of the Salem High School Alumni Association to be held on May 25, 2013.



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