County Briefing

Washingtonville VFW classic car show

Washingtonville VFW Post 5532, 575 S. County Road, will hold a classic car show from noon to 4 p.m. July 31. Registration begins at 11 a.m. There is a $5 entry fee and the first 50 entries will receive a dash plaque. Trophies will be awarded. The event will also feature music, food and refreshments, a 50/50 drawing and fun for the whole family. For information call 330-427-2533.

Stan Hywett Hall program & luncheon

Stan Hywett Hall Curator Julie Frey will share stories about the mansion, the Sieberlings who built the building and how the owners and employees manage the estate at a program and luncheon to benefit the Salem Women’s Federation and the Victorian Smucker Home in Salem at 1 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Salem Presbyterian Church, 436 E Second St. Cost is $20. For reservations call 234-567-3098. Stan Hywett Hall was built by F. A. Sieberling, with his brother at his side. Sieberling founded the Sieberling Rubber company and later the Good Year Tire and Rubber company. Built between 1912 and 1915, Stan Hywett Hall is considered one of the finest examples of Tudor Revival architecture in America, with 65 rooms, 23 bathrooms, 18 bedrooms, five of which are guest rooms, and 23 fireplaces. The Manor House is the sixth largest historic house museum open to the public today.

Salineville hydrant flushing

The Buckeye Water District will be flushing fire hydrants in the Village of Salineville. This will start Monday morning July 26, 2021 at the west end of the Village, proceed to the east end of the Village and continue until all of the hydrants have been flushed in that area. Customers may experience temporary discoloration of water and low water pressure during this process.

Trinity free community dinner

Trinity Parish Presbyterian Church will host the free community dinner from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Wells School Bingo Hall building in Newell. The meal includes roast pork, baked beans, macaroni salad, corn bread and dessert. Dine-in or carry out is available. Meals can be picked up at the back of the building up the ramp. For information call 330-383-2545 or 330-207-7561.

EL Rotary Club to host Pat DeWine

East Liverpool Rotary Club will host Justice Pat DeWine at noon July 27 via Zoom. DeWine’s presentation will focus on civic education, providing a behind the scenes at how the Ohio Supreme Court works, and will highlight the reach of state courts by taking the audience through a real case from the trial all the way through the Ohio Supreme Court. DeWine was elected to the Supreme Court of Ohio in November 2016. He is an adjunct professor at the University Of Cincinnati College of Law where he teaches Appellate Practice and Procedure. He has served on all levels of the Ohio Judiciary, holding office as a Court of Appeals and Common Pleas Court prior to joining the Supreme Court.

Rodman Public Library

Teens ages 12 through 18 will have an opportunity to play detective at Rodman Public Library from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19. Based on the classic board game Clue that was later turned into a feature film, participants will visit various rooms inside the library where staff members will be playing the role of one of the iconic Clue characters. The teens will solve puzzles in order to receive clues that will lead them to the identity of the murderer. Unlike past murder mystery programs at Rodman Public Library, teens will not be playing a character and will only be on the hunt to solve the mystery. Registration is required at rodmanlibrary.evanced.info/signup. For information call 330-821-2665, ext. 217.

Evening Book Discussion Group

The Evening Book Discussion Group will resume meetings in August at Rodman Public Library. The club meets at 6 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month at the Main Auditorium. The club has announced its next three selections, including “Musical Chairs” by Amy Poeppel for its meeting Aug. 23. The selection for Sept. 27 will be “The Rose Code” by Kate Quinn. The Oct. 25 selection is Joanna Cannon’s “The Trouble With Goats and Sheep.” For information call 330-821-2665, ext. 107.

Mahoning County mosquito control

Mahoning County Public Health’s Adult Mosquito Control will occur for the final time this season in the following limited areas within Mahoning County: July 26 at Canfield Fairgrounds, Coy Park, Chaparral Campgrounds and Western Reserve Campgrounds. Dates have been delayed by one week since originally announced in May. Spraying will be performed between dusk and dawn. If rainy or windy conditions are present, then spraying will be rescheduled. Beekeepers with beehives can call the Environmental Health Division (330-270-2855 Option 2) so spraying can be avoided in those locations.


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