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May 11, 2013
Salem News

Blossom Nursing new Banquet sponsor

SALEM On Monday, the Banquet in Salem will welcome a new sponsor, Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Volunteers and staff members from Blossom will serve the meal from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Memorial Building. The menu offers roast beef, roasted potatoes, green beans, fresh vegetables and fruits, and pineapple upside down cake. Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.

Leetonia 1943 to meet for lunch Monday

LEETONIA - The Leetonia High School Class of 1943 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Das Dutch Haus in Columbiana.

Salem 1944 sets breakfast at Adele's Place

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1944 plans to meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Monday at Adele's Place.

East Palestine BOE to meet Monday

EAST PALESTINE - East Palestine City School District Board of Education's meeting begins at 6 p.m. Monday in the media center.

Scouth Range school board to meet

BEAVER TOWNSHIP - The South Range Local Board of Education will meet in special executive session at 7 p.m. Monday for the purpose of preparing for contract negotiations. The meeting will be at the new BOE offices across the street from the school complex at 11375 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield.

Leetonia BOE set to meet Tuesday

LEETONIA -The Leetonia Exempted Village School Board of Education's meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in room 20.

Columbiana school bard to meet Tuesday

COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana Exempted Village Schools Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the high school media center. A reception honoring staff members begins at 5 p.m. in the high school commons.

Lisbon BOE meeting set for 5 p.m. Tuesday

LISBON - The Lisbon Exempted Village Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the BOE office.

Free blood pressure screenings offered

COLUMBIANA - Free blood pressure screenings, provided by Salem Visiting Nurse Cindy Mitchell, are available from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Columbiana Public Library, 332 N. Middle Street. No registration is required.

Century House topic at meeting

SALEM -The Salem Historical Society meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Shaffer Library meeting room features the history of Salem's Century House as presented by administrator, Amy McGuire. The public is welcome. Parking is available in the municipal lot on South Lundy Avenue. Serving as greeter is Judy Allio. April Trenkenbach will provide refreshments. For more information call 330-337-8514.

Leetonia 1955-57 plans lunch Wednesday

LEETONIA - The Leetonia High School Classes of 1955-57 are invited to lunch at noon Wednesday at Paul's Italian Cafe in Columbiana.

United Local school board to meet

HANOVERTON - United Local School District Board of Education plans to meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the high school library to consider routine school district business.

Developmental Disabilities Board to meet

LISBON - The Columbiana County Board of Developmental Disabilities plans to meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the administration office, 7675 state Route 45.

Crestview BOE committee to meet

COLUMBIANA - The Crestview Local Board of Education Personnel Committee will meet at 6 a.m. May 16 in the superintendent's office, 44100 Crestview Road, Suite A.

Community Action Awareness Day set

YOUNGSTOWN - Mahoning Youngstown Community Action Partnership (MYCAP) will host its Community Action Awareness Day activities from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 17 at the Wick Park Recreation Center, inside of Wick Park, 260 Park Ave., Youngstown. There will be food, refreshments, games, prizes, Bounce-Around for the children, face painting, etc. Parking is available on the street outside of Wick Park or people may park their vehicle at MYCAP's office at 1325 Fifth Ave. Free rides from MYCAP's office to the Wick Park Recreation Center will be provided by MYCAP's transportation bus.

Other local nonprofit agencies from Mahoning County will be on hand with information. Residents can meet with these representatives to determine if they have services or programs in place to help. For more information contact MYCAP at 330-747-7921 (

Salem 1969 plans pizza party

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1969 will hold a pizza party at 5 p.m. May 18 at 1177 N. Lincoln Ave.

'Cold and Rainy Day' yard sale set

SALEM - The 16th annual "Cold and Rainy Day" yard and sidewalk sale will be held on May 18, presented by the East State Street Preservation Association and the Salem Retail Business Association.

"This event has become such a popular sale for the residents and merchants in town. Visitors look forward to the great bargains that are available," said Robert Viencek, association president.

The upper East State Street yard sales are slated from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The downtown merchants sales are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. "For non-profit groups to set up, they may call 330-332-4723 to secure a location," said Viencek.

Rotary, Salem Interact plan 'Senior Prom'

SALEM - The Rotary Club of Salem and the Salem High School Interact Club will once again sponsor the "Senior Citizen Prom" from 5 to 10 p.m. May 18 in the Salem High School cafeteria. A king and queen will be crowned.

"The theme of this year's prom is Hollywood Nights," said Attorney Amanda Jackson, event chairman. "We selected this because it brings to mind the glamour of old Hollywood with stars like Clark Gable and Carole Lombard."

Tickets for the event are free to senior citizen residents of Salem and the surrounding areas. However, reservations are required by calling Plummer and Jackson, Attorneys at Law, at 330-332-0852 during regular business hours. The deadline is May 15.

"This is such a popular event in the community," said Robert Viencek, Interact advisor. "Once again Jack Halkides' band from the Canton Federation of Musicians Local 111 will be providing the entertainment."

Taylor Zamarelli and Allison Oshnock, Interact members, are the high school co-chairs. Students will be on hand to set up, serve and be on the tear down committees. Local businesses have donated door prizes including gift baskets and gift cards.

Disaster preparedness presentation offered

EAST LIVERPOOL - The American Red Cross and the Local Emergency Planning Committee are offering a disaster preparedness presentation from 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 22 at the Point of Light Community Center, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. The event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Barb Slator, American Red Cross disaster specialist, at

Salem 1971 breakfast scheduled

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1971 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. May 25 at the Skyline Diner.

Salem's 149th Memorial Day activities set

SALEM - The Salem Memorial and Patriotic Association has announced plans for Salem's 149th Memorial Day activities on May 27. The day starts with a free breakfast at 8 a.m. at the Memorial Building at 785 E. State St. for all veterans participating in the parade, hosted by the association.

A city-wide memorial service follows at 9 a.m. on the Village Green on the southeast corner of Lincoln and State Street.

The line-up for the Memorial Day Parade forms at 9:30 a.m. on South Broadway Avenue. The parade steps out at 10 a.m. and proceeds from Broadway to State Street, Ohio, Franklin Avenue, to Grandview Cemetery for a formal ceremony to be conducted at approximately 11 a.m.

All units that participated in last year's parade are registered for this year. Any new units must contact 330-565-3980 or no later than May 17 to be scheduled in the Memorial Day Parade.

Salem 1946 breakfasts planned

SALEM - The Salem High School Class of 1946 will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. May 28 and also June 25 at Adele's Place.

Salam Boys State delegates listed

SALEM - American Legion Post 56 will sponsor four students to Boys State to be held June 9-16 at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green. This year's delegates are Nicholas Givens and Brandon Koenig, both of Crestview High School; and George Colettis and Christian Taylor, both of South Range High School.

Boys State co-sponsors are Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 892, AMVETS Post 45 and Rotary Club, all of Salem.



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