'Chicken on the Run' sold today
SALEM - "Chicken on the Run" drive-thru chicken dinners will be sold from 4 to 6 p.m. today, until sold out, at the First United Methodist Church, 244 S. Broadway Ave.
The meal includes a stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and a brownie. Cost is $7.
SAVNA providing free BP readings today
LISBON - The Salem Area Visiting Nurse Association (SAVNA) will provide free blood pressure readings from 1 to 3 p.m. today at the Lepper Library, 303 E. Lincoln Way.
Sebring American Legion hosting steak fry
SEBRING - A steak fry will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Sebring American Legion on California Avenue.
Choices of grilled steaks will be available and served with a baked potato, all-you-can-eat salad bar, bread and coffee. The public is welcome and carryouts available.
HEAP application deadline extended
LISBON - On Tuesday, the state announced that the Home Energy Assistance Winter Crisis Program (HEAP) will extend its application deadline from March 31 to April 15. The program provides assistance to eligible households that are threatened with disconnection, have been disconnected or if their tank contains 25 percent or less of its capacity of bulk fuel.
"Our heating bills for these cold winter days will come due in March/early April. Extending the Winter Crisis Program allows Ohioans, who didn't think they would need help, the opportunity to receive it," said David Goodman, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency.
Since the start of the program in November 2013, more than 116,000 Ohioans have participated in the program. To qualify for the Winter Crisis Program, a household must be at or below 175 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. For a family of four, the annual income must be at or below $41,212.50. Individuals interested in receiving assistance must have a face-to-face interview at their local Winter Crisis Provider. Columbiana County residents may call 330-424-3186 to make an appointment with Community Action Agency.
Ohioans can call the toll-free hotline at 800-282-0880, Monday through Friday (hearing impaired customers may dial 800-686-1557 for assistance) or visit energyhelp.ohio.gov for more information about the Winter Crisis Program.
Farmer's Market Health Fair is March 28
COLUMBIANA - The Farmer's Market Health Fair is slated from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 28 in the Salchow Room at the Columbiana Public Library, 332 N. Middle St.
Information will be available on resources in the community including Park Vista, Vista Care Center, Salem Area Visiting Nurse Association, Salem Regional Medical Center and Behavioral Services, Salem Wound Care Center, Lincoln Heritage, ExactCare Pharmacy, Tudor Physical Therapy, Columbiana Emergency Medical Services, Western Southern, American Cancer Society-Relay for Life, Signature Health Solutions and Advanced Podiatry. Free vegetables and fruit will be distributed and raffle prizes awarded. No registration is required.
St.?Patrick's hosting 'Longaberger Bingo'
LEETONIA - "Longaberger Bingo" at Leetonia Bears To Bee Preschool has been rescheduled to 2 p.m. March 9 at St. Patrick's Church.
Doors open at 1 p.m. Food will be available for purchase. Presale tickets are available by calling 330-831-5578 or 330-427-6075. Bingo was scheduled for March 2 but canceled due to inclement weather.
Library offering computer maintenance class
COLUMBIANA - A free computer maintenance class for Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 computers will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. March 11 at the Columbiana Public Library.
Various programs for antivirus and spyware are included. Registration is required in person or by calling 330-482-5509.
Argus Lodge #545 hosting fish dinner
CANFIELD - The public is invited to a fish dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. March 14 in the fellowship hall at Argus Lodge #545, 5050 Shields Road.
Proceeds will benefit the lodge's education program.
The meal includes french fries, cole slaw, rolls, coffee or soft drink and dessert. Tickets at the door are $10 for adults and $5 for 9 years old and under. Carryout is available by calling 330-533-3077.
Coyote seminar and hunt scheduled
LEETONIA -The fourth annual coyote seminar and hunt begins at 7 p.m. March 22 at the Leetonia Sportman's Club, 311 E. High St.
Todd Sullivan of Dogbreath Coyote Calls, a diehard Eastern coyote hunter with over 19 years of experience hunting Eastern coyotes, will speak.
He is the author of two books, "Eastern Coyote Hunters Success Secrets" and a "Free Beginner's Guide to Coyote Hunting."
Admission is $10 for adults at the door (youth 15 and under are admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
The contest begins at 12:01 a.m. March 28 and closes at the weigh-in at 6 p.m. March 30. Coyotes from Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia are eligible.
The hunt will consist of two-person teams. The entry fee is $30 per team which must be paid by 8 p.m. March 27.
There will be a cash prize to the team with the most coyotes and one to the team with the heaviest coyote.
Tumblers sale will benefit SHS frosh class
SALEM - Orders for 16-ounce stainless steel tumblers are still being accepted for the Salem High School freshmen fund raiser.
The designer drinkware by Imark features a double-wall construction, picture of Quaker Sam, the Salem Quaker logo and fits all cup holders.
Cost is $15 or $16 with your name. To order call Darlene Heineman at the high school at 330-332-8905. The order deadline is March 14.
'White House Weekend' is March 15-16
CANFIELD - White House Fruit Farm will present "White House Weekend" on March 15 and 16.
"For many families this weekend has become a sure sign that spring is definitely on the way," said Debbie Pifer, White House owner.
A number of Ohio food vendors will be on hand offering tasting samples. Additionally, a large selection of fresh fruits and vegetables, deli and bakery items and locally produced maple syrup will be featured in the 10,000 square-foot farm market on U.S. Route 62. Hours of the event are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 15 and noon to 4 p.m. March 16.