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December 20, 2013
Salem News

Lou Holtz Hall of Fame open Saturday

EAST LIVERPOOL - The Lou Holtz Hall of Fame will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday to view the Christmas train display, the Polar Express and-sign up for the Lionel Penn Flyer freight train to be given away to a visitor. The drawing will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday. The winner does not need to be present to win.

Salem 'Festive Lights' tour set Saturday

SALEM - Back by request, the Christmas "Festive Lights" tour has been scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday on the Salem Historical Society Quakertown Trolley. Other times will be available if needed. Featured on the 45-minute tour are the winners of the Fabulous Five Festive Lights contest sponsored by the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce. Other drive-by sites will be included.

Reservations are encouraged but, if space available, walk-ups are welcome. Loading on the Quakertown Trolley will be at the chamber of commerce parking lot on East State Street. Cost is $2 for adults and $1 for children.

For further information and reservations, leave a message at 330-337-6733. Your call will be returned.

MLK illustration contest planned

EAST LIVERPOOL - The East Liverpool-Wellsville NAACP and the East Liverpool Campus of Kent State University East Liverpool announce an illustration contest to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Illustrations will be based on ideas of students about books by African Americans that have won or been honor books for the Coretta Scott King/American Library Association Awards.

Students from three grade levels, kindergarten to second, third to fifth and sixth to eighth are eligible to enter work in the contest. An award will also be given for the best MLK March poster, a contest that can be entered by a person of any age who creates a poster and participates in the annual march.

The Coretta Scott King Awards are given to African American authors whose work makes a contribution to peace and justice and demonstrates an awareness of African American history. The awards commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King for continuing work toward peace and justice.

Coretta Scott King Award books are available in local libraries. Books are available for readers from early childhood through high school.

Entries for the contest should be delivered to Dr. Patti Swartz, Kent State University East Liverpool Campus, 400 East Fourth Street, East Liverpool by Jan. 10. Winners will be announced at the Wellsville Martin Luther King Celebration on Jan. 20. Prizes will be awarded by KSUEL.

For more information contact Swartz at pswartz@kent.edu or 330-382-9574.

Computer classes offered in Leetonia

LEETONIA- Computer classes are scheduled for January at the Leetonia Community Public Library. Two e-reader workshops are planned: 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13 and 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30. A series of computer classes are also starting with the first one on "computer basics" at 6 p.m. Jan. 23 and the second on Internet searching at 6 p.m. Feb. 27. More classes in the series will include using Facebook for business and for social networking and other topics. Call the library at 330-427-6635 to register for these classes as space is limited.

 
 

 

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