SHS, Junior High choirs perform today
SALEM - The Salem High School and Junior High Choirs, under the direction of Attila Samu, will be having a Spring "POPS" Choral Concert at 7 p.m. today in the high school auditorium.
The concert will showcase a variety of pop music and will also recognize the seniors. The concert is free to the public.
Plans announced for Salem Memorial Day
SALEM - The Salem Memorial and Patriotic Association has announced plans for Salem's 150th Memorial Day activities to be held on May 26.
The day commences with a free breakfast at 8 a.m. at the Memorial Building at 785 E. State St. for all veterans and invited guests participating in the parade. The breakfast will be hosted by the Salem Patriotic Association.
A city-wide memorial service will be conducted at 9 a.m. on the Village Green, located at the southeast corner of Lincoln and State Street.
The line-up for the Memorial Day Parade is at 9:30 a.m. on South Broadway Avenue. The parade commences at 10 a.m. and will proceed from Broadway to State Street, Lincoln Avenue, to Hope Cemetery.
A formal ceremony will be conducted at the cemetery with full military honors at approximately 11 a.m. In the event of inclement weather, the memorial service will be conducted at the Kent State University City Center at 230 N. Lincoln Ave.
All units that participated in the parade last year are registered for this year's parade. Any new units must call 330-332-9810 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 13 in order to be scheduled in the Memorial Day parade.
Golden Street Singers to perform today
LEETONIA - The Golden Street Singers will be in concert at 7 p.m. today at the Leetonia Mennonite Church, 764 Columbia St.
Brenda and Charles Jarvis have been singing southern gospel music throughout Ohio and surrounding states since 2010 and are in their fifth year in the music ministry.
They are hosts of the Victory Gospel Jubilee in North Lima and Heritage Gospel Jubilee in Cortland. They sing original and traditional southern gospel music. The public is invited.
Storybook Museum's tag sale planned
SALEM The Salem Storybook Museum's tag sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday on the corner of South Lincoln Avenue and Columbia Street. Elaine Rousseau-Kothera and Robert Viencek are the co-chairmen for the event.
The sale was originally scheduled last week but canceled due to inclement weather.
"We are looking forward to our semi-annual sale. So far we've collected a nice assortment of goods. Our loyal customers keep coming back," said Rousseau-Kothera.
"If you have any good, clean, quality items to donate, please contact us," said Viencek. "We can use houseware items, hardware, holiday decorations, games, puzzles, toys, lamps, linens. We don't accept bicycles, televisions, clothes or shoes," he said.
To make a donation call Rousseau-Kothera at 330-332-1632 or Viencek at 330-332-4723.
Guilford Lake Ruritans hosting fish fry
GUILFORD LAKE - The public is invited to an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Guilford Lake Ruritan Hall on Route 172 at Hanna Drive. Cost is $10.
Letter carriers stamping out hunger
SALEM - On Saturday, letter carriers across the country, including Columbiana and Mahoning counties, will be collecting food for families in need in the "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers.
Area residents are reminded to fill a bag with non-perishable food items on Saturday and place it by their mailbox for their letter carrier to pick up. All collected food donations will be delivered to a local food bank or pantry and will stay in the donor's community.
Sebring Legion presenting special dinner
SEBRING - A special dinner will be offered in honor of Mother's Day from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Sebring American Legion on California Avenue.
The offer includes two strip steak meals for $25. The public is invited.
Other steaks will be offered at regular prices. Following dinner, entertainment will be provided by Uptown Saturday Night.
'Pancakes plus breakfast' served Saturday
NEW WATERFORD - The "pancakes plus breakfast" will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the New Waterford United Methodist Church, 46925 S. State St. Donations will be accepted.
Aspen Dental offering free care Saturday
ALLIANCE - Aspen Dental offices in Alliance and Boardman will open its doors from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday to deliver free dental care to those in need.
Patients must make advance appointments at participating Aspen Dental locations by calling 844-234-9033. In the spirit of helping as many people as possible, dentists will focus on treating the most urgent dental needs of each patient by providing services such as fillings, extractions, x-rays or basic denture repairs.
Aspen Dental and Oral Health America have joined forces to create the Healthy Mouth Movement - a community giving initiative designed to deliver free dental care to thousands of people in need in communities across the United States, and oral health education to millions more.
Over 100 million Americans didn't go to the dentist last year, and millions more live in communities where there is little or no access to care.
The Healthy Mouth Movement will deliver much needed dental care to those who need it most.
To make an appointment call 844-234-9033.
Aspen Dental in Alliance is located at 1630 State St. Suite E; 330-356-5525.
Aspen Dental in Boardman is located at 1320 Boardman Poland Road; 330- 629-8829.
Friends of the Banquet serving on Monday
SALEM - The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St. Friends of the Banquet will sponsor the meal.
The menu offers sloppy joes, scalloped potatoes, baked beans, cole slaw, fresh veggies and fruit and ice cream.
Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.
PERI plans Monday meeting at Lisbon VFW
LISBON - Public Employee Retirees Inc. (PERI) will hold its bi-monthly meeting at 1 p.m. May 12 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4111 in Lisbon.
Lunch will be served at noon. Guest speaker for the event will be Luke Newbold, director of the Columbiana County Emergency Management System.
PERI is an organization of Ohio public employee retirees and their spouses who meet to keep up-to-date on current events.
Doctor will present 'Multiple Sclerosis'
SALEM - Christopher Sheppard, MD of Oak Clinic will present a program titled "Multiple Sclerosis" from 1:30 to 3 p.m. May 15 at Ezio's Italian Restaurant, 182 S. Broadway Ave. Lunch will be served. The public is invited.
Fish fry is May 16 at Ellsworth at VFW
ELLSWORTH - The public is invited to a fish fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. May 16 at Meander Post 9571 Ellsworth Veterans of Foreign Wars on Ellsworth Road. Shrimp, chicken and chicken tenders are also available. Carryouts are available.
Dinner scheduled at Ellsworth Presbyterian
ELLSWORTH -A chicken and biscuit dinner will be served from 4 to 6 p.m. May 18 at the Ellsworth Presbyterian Church.
Cost is $8 for adults and $3.50 for children ages 4 to 11. Dinner includes chicken and gravy over biscuits, mashed potatoes, vegetable, applesauce, dessert and beverage. Carryouts are available by calling Sherry Weamer at 330-638-3771.
Highlandtown FD sponsoring auction
SALINEVILLE - The Highlandtown Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring its annual auction which begins at 2 p.m. May 17 at 18371 Steubenville Pike Road. For more information call 330-831-5719 or 330-205-4882.
United Wall of Fame gaining members
HANOVERTON - The United Wall of Fame will be inducting six new members at 6:30 p.m. May 24 in the United High School cafeteria.
The 18th induction class includes Jonathan Duvall, LTC Ron Gesaman and Emil C. Ziegler, M.D. in the academic/career accomplishment category; Captain Eric C. Brye USMC and Jennifer Waugh Neapolitan in the athletic accomplishment category; and Betty Whiteleather in the special honorary category.
Reservations are required for the catered dinner. Anyone interesting in attending should send reservations to Lynn Altenhof, 28503 state Route 172, Kensington, Ohio 44427 no later than May 16.
Include the names of those attending along with payment. Cost is $25 per person and $10 for children ages 4 to 10. Checks should be made payable to United Wall of Fame. For more information contact Altenhof at LMA11472@gmail.com or 330-323-9087.
'17th Annual Rainy Day Yard Sale' is May 17
SALEM -The East State Street Preservation Association will sponsor its "17th Annual Rainy Day Yard Sale" from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 17. The event has become one of the city's most popular sales.
Robert Viencek is president of the neighborhood association. "Any non-profit groups are welcome to participate in the event," he said. "This would include school and church groups as well as various community clubs. Call 330-332-4723 to request additional information and a set-up location."
Residents of East State Street will set-up tents and tables along with antiques, books, household items, sports equipment, wicker furniture, etc.
'Go Wild at the Park' program announced
SALEM - Salem Public Library and Salem Parks Department are partnering to bring to the Salem community a new offering of "Go Wild at the Park" programs.
From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. May 24, attendees will gather at pavilion # 9 at Waterworth Memorial Park to plant "Pizza Pots" with help and direction from Dianna Mullins, master gardener and flower show judge.
Attendees will plant their pots with a combination of green pepper, tomato, basil and oregano plants. This program is open to the public and free of cost.
All materials will be provided. Pizza pots will go home with attendees.
Registration is required through the library's website at salem.lib.oh.us so that ample materials will be available. Gardening gloves and old clothes are recommended.
For more information and assistance with registration call the library at 330-332-0042.
'Stitches in Time' will meet at Salem Library
SALEM - Salem Public Library's "Stitches in Time" get-together for those who knit, crossstitch, crochet, etc., meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 21 in room 23 at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St.
Participants must bring a project to work on. Registration is not required.