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February 5, 2014
Salem News

Sebring American Legion hosting steak fry

SEBRING - The Sebring American Legion on California Avenue will host a steak fry from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Grilled porterhouse, strip or ribeye steaks are the choices which include a baked potato, all-you-can-eat salad bar, bread and coffee. Carryouts are available and the public is welcome.

Pancake plus breakfast planned Saturday

NEW WATERFORD The public is invited to the "pancake plus breakfast" to be served from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at New Waterford United Methodist Church, 46925 S. State St. Donations will be accepted. For more information call 330-457-7436.

Mental health support groups will meet

LISBON - The National Alliance on Mental Health Columbiana County support group meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 10 and 24 in the multi-purpose room at the counseling center on Route 154.

The NAMI Connection, a recovery support group, meets from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. every Wednesday at the counseling center wing B.

Elkrun Township trustees will meet

ELKTON - Elkrun Township trustees plan to meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 and 20 at the township administration/garage on state Route 154.

Elkrun Tourism Bureau will meet Feb. 17

ELKTON - The Elkrun Township Tourism Bureau will meet at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Elkrun Township administration/garage building.

KSU hosting financial aid application event

EAST LIVERPOOL - The financial aid application process will be explained from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 19 in room 318 of the main building at Kent State University. For more information contact Chris Winland at 330-382-7557.

Johnny Wright benefit scheduled Feb. 22

SALEM - The Johnny Wright benefit will be held from 4 p.m. to midnight Feb. 22 at Salem AMVETS Post 45, 750 S. Broadway Ave.

A spaghetti dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children 10 and under. There also will be a Chinese auction and bake sale. Entertainment is planned from 9 p.m. to midnight with music provided by Ruckus.

Lepper Library sponsoring free tax prep

LISBON - The Lepper Public Library will sponsor free income tax return preparation for senior citizens age 65 and over.

Returns will be prepared by the library's fiscal officer, Carol Tsilimos, who is also a registered tax preparer. Appointments are available from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 25 and March 13. Those interested must reserve a time in advance by calling the library at 330-424-3117.

Bipolar support group meets weekly

EAST LIVERPOOL - Under new leadership of Eunice Burkey and Jeff Pitzer, the Depression Bipolar Support Association support group meets from 5 to 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Carnegie Public Library in East Liverpool. Meetings will continue each week at the same time and place, under a new banner open to all diagnosis. For more information call 330-424-5772.

Scholarship Foundation sponsoring dinner

SALINEVILLE - The Salineville-Southern Alumni Scholarship Foundation (SSACSF) will sponsor a ham dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Southern Local elementary cafeteria.

The meal includes ham, baked potato or macaroni and cheese, green beans, applesauce, roll, beverage and a dessert. Cost is $7 for ages 12 and up, $6 for senior citizens, $5 for children ages 3 to 11, and free for children under 3.

Carryout dinners are available for $7. Proceeds will be used for scholarships to be awarded to graduating seniors at the alumni banquet on May 24 at the school.

The SSACSF was established in 1987 as a charitable group to recognize and reward graduating seniors for their academic excellence.

To date, it has awarded 268 scholarships totaling $222,350. This money was obtained by fund raisers and donations. All donations are tax deductible.

BL Hall of Fame accepting nominations

LISBON - The Beaver Local High School Athletic Hall of Fame is currently accepting nominations. nomination forms at are or in the high school office.

S. Range kindergarten registration planned

CANFIELD - Kindergarten registration for students in the South Range Local School District will be taken March 3-7.

Parents of children who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30, 2014, may register over the phone and make an appointment for screening by calling the elementary school office at 330-549-5578 between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. during the designated week. Students to be registered must be residents of the South Range School district.

Children's book by local author available

NEGLEY - In her new children's book, "Maggie and Drew Make a Mess," author Kay Craig Berresford of Negley tells the story of two cousins having their own little adventure at home.

Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at, or by visiting or

Berresford has three children, four grandchildren, and four pampered dogs and lives on a few acres of land off her parents' farm. She enjoys writing stories about her grandchildren.

Allegheny Wesleyan College hosting revival

SALEM - Allegheny Wesleyan College will be in revival with the Rev. Jonathan Bell of Greenville, Pa., through Feb. 9. Groups from the college will provide special music. Services will be held at 11:15 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The public is invited.

Library hosting Game Day Program

COLUMBIANA -The Columbiana Public Library is having a Game Day Program for students in grades five to 12 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

No registration is necessary. It's not too late to join the Chips and Chatter Book Club for teens in grades six to eight. The next meeting runs from 4 to 5 p.m. Feb. 18.

Oasis Ministry food distribution planned

COLUMBIANA - The Oasis Food Ministry will hold a food distribution from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 13 and 27 at the First Christian Church, 39 Cherry St.

Parent conferences set in Leetonia

LEETONIA - Leetonia Exempted Village Schools will hold parent/teacher conferences on Feb. 13. Middle and high school appointments from 3 to 9 p.m. may be made by calling 330-427-6594 Ext. 2300.

Elementary school appointments from 3:30 to 9:30 p.m. may be made by calling 330-427-6594 Ext. 2100.

McVicker scholarship breakfast planned

SEBRING - The LCpl Daniel McVicker scholarship breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to noon March 2 at the American Legion, 395 W. California Ave.

The all-you-can-eat meal includes eggs, bacon, sausage, ham, french toast, pancakes, sausage gravy and biscuits, hash browns, juice and coffee. Cost is $7 per person.

Lily Pond closed to ice skaters

YOUNGSTOWN - Due to the warmer temperatures over the past 24 hours, Mill Creek MetroParks officials have decided to close the Lily Pond to skaters until further notice. The safety of visitors is of the utmost importance.

Officials are hoping that below freezing temperatures over the next week will permit them to open the Lily Pond to skaters next weekend.

Mill Creek MetroParks officials would also like to remind visitors that due to the fluctuating temperatures, trails throughout the MetroParks might be slippery. Visitors and hikers should use caution when on these trails.

Soup sale planned at Calla church

CANFIELD - The Calla Community Church Women's Missionary Society is sponsoring a soup sale to benefit its local mission projects.

Creamy potato with ham and chicken with homemade noodles will be available from 4 p.m. until sold out on Friday at the church, 6482 W. Calla Road. Cost is $6 per quart. Fresh baked bread is $2 per loaf. To pre-order call 330-507-2255 or 330-501-1597.

Clothing sale scheduled at Eagles

SALEM - The public is invited to a clothing sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 15 in the back room at the Salem Eagles Auxiliary 316, 1884 N. Ellsworth Ave. Cost is $1 each or $2.50 per bag.

Bingo canceled at East Liverpool Lodge

EAST LIVERPOOL - East Liverpool Moose Lodge will not have bingo on Friday due to the winter convention. Bingo will resume on Feb. 14.



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