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July 21, 2013
Salem News

Salem High School '55 to meet for lunch July 31

SALEM The Salem High School Class of 1955 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. July 31 at Adele's Place.

Weingart Cousins observe birthdays, anniversaries

SALEM - Birthdays and anniversaries were observed when Weingart Cousins met recently with 19 in attendance. The next breakfast begins at 9 a.m. Aug. 13 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Salem Masons to hold public breakfast buffet

SALEM-A public breakfast buffet will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. July 27 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.

Aaron Buxton reunion scheduled for Aug. 4

SALEM - The 89th Aaron Buxton reunion, featuring a 50/50 drawing and homemade ice cream, is scheduled Aug. 4 at Centennial Park, pavilion one. Lunch begins at noon. Those attending are to bring a coverdish to share, family history information, old photos and a raffle gift.

DARE?announces August activity schedule

BOARDMAN - Divorce/Death Aren't Really the End (DARE) meets at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. Events include:

Aug. 2, 16: Yellow Creek Theatre Movies in Poland, dusk.

Aug. 3: River Rock at the Amp in Warren, meet at 4 p.m. at Mocha House in Niles.

Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27: Bocce in Boardman Park, 6 p.m.

Aug. 7, 21: Music in Woodworth Park, Western Reserve Road, 7 p.m.

Aug. 8, 22: Music in Boardman Park, 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 9: Putt-Putt at the Skate Zone in Austintown, 7 p.m.

Aug. 12, 19, 26: Walking or bike riding, Kirk Road trail in Canfield, 6 p.m.

Aug. 14: Volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank, 5-7 p.m.

Aug. 15: Picnic in Boardman Park, Masters Pavilion, 6 p.m.

Aug. 17: Luau at Novosel Pavilion, Route 170, New Middletown, 6-10 p.m.

Aug. 30: Canfield Fair, meet at the big rock at 6 p.m.

Aug. 31: Bowling at Boardman Lanes, 7:30 p.m.

For more information call 330-793-5856, 330-533-7062 or 330-793-1484.

R-Weigh weight groups recognize weight loss winners

SALEM - The R-Weigh groups met at 1 and 5 p.m. July 15 at the First Friends Church. A loss of 25 pounds was recorded for the week. Good losers at the afternoon group were Sylvia Eller and Helen Baker. Judy Catlett and Patty Mills were the goalies for the week. Eller reached her three-fourth goal weight and received $3. Rachel Weaver earned the can-do $10 drawing. The R-Weigh Babes have won four games and the Jolly Jigglers have won two games in the baseball contest.

Good losers at the evening meeting were Lois Wood, Jeni Alwod, Sara Smith and Jen Swartz. Karen Pauline and Eleanor Billet were the goalies for the week. Shirley Dias lost weight over her birthday and received $1. The Base Hit Babes have won four games and the All Stars have won two games in the baseball contest.

"The 12 Foods All Nutritionist Eat" was the program at both groups. New members are welcome at both groups. For more information call 330-332-1078.

Former Deming workers to meet for reunion luncheon

SALEM - All former Deming Company and Crane Deming Company female employees are invited to attend the annual Deming Girls reunion luncheon at noon Aug. 15 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club. For further information call Joan Lora at 330-332-5263 or Elma Dixson at 330-332-4528.

St. Jude Women's Guild seeking craft show vendors

COLUMBIANA - Craft vendors are needed for St. Jude Women's Guild's annual St. Jude Craft Show to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 at St. Jude Activity Center, 180 Seventh. St. The show features hand crafted and homemade items, a Chinese auction, bake sale, prize raffle and lunch counter including vegetable beef soup. For vendor applications call Mary Burkey at 330-482-2351.

Victorian Players holding auctions for 'M. Valdemar'

YOUNGSTOWN - The Victorian Players and J&B Production Arts Services have announced auditions for its annual Halloween production, "Edgar Allan Poe's: The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" which opens Oct. 11 and runs three weekends through Oct. 27.

Auditions will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 5 and 6 at the theater at 702 Mahoning Ave. Casting requirements call for five men ages 20 to 60 and two women ages 20 to 60. Rehearsals will begin toward the end of August.

The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar is a lesser known Poe story which deals with the hypnotism of a man near death in an attempt to suspend him between life and death. The movie in the 1960s starred Basil Rathbone and Vincent Price.

For further information or to request alternate audition times due to conflicts call 330-799-6176.

Greenford HS 109th alumni banquet planned for Aug. 17

GREENFORD - The Greenford High School 109th alumni banquet will be held Aug. 17 at the Smokehouse restaurant inside the old Greenford school building on state Route 165. The social hour begins at 5 p.m. with dinner served at 6 p.m.

Cost is $20 per person with the honor class of 1963 receiving their dinner free. Dinner choices are roast beef or chicken. Reservations may be made by calling Stevie Kelly Coleman at 330-702-1161 before Aug. 7.

County OSU Alumni Club to hold family picnic Aug. 1

COLUMBIANA - The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Columbiana County is hosting a family picnic at 6 p.m. Aug. 1 in pavilion four at Firestone Park. All incoming OSU freshmen and their parents have been invited as is all students, alumni, family and friends of OSU.

All OSU students present at the picnic will be entered into a $500 scholarship drawing. The annual meeting and election of trustees follows.

The club will provide all table service, food and beverages. There is a $5 donation at the door from all non-student adults to help defray costs. Reservations may be made by contacting Richard Zitto at or 330-550-3652.

Leetonia High School '49 to meet for lunch Aug. 7

LEETONIA The Leetonia High School Class of 1949 will meet for lunch at noon Aug. 7 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.



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