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County Briefing

Pastor welcomed

Calvary Baptist Church, 1779 Depot Rd., Salem welcomes Pastor Justin Vance as the new pastor. He assumed duties upon the retirement of Pastor Roger Dulaney. The church extends an invitation to the community.

Drive-thru banquet

Doug and Brian Falk in memory of their grandfather Barney Franks will sponsor the Drive Thru Banquet in Salem from 5 p.m. until the food is gone (no later than 7 p.m.) Monday at the Salem Memorial Building. One meal per individuals in the vehicle. The menu will include meatball subs, homemade macaroni salad, glazed carrots, fresh vegetables, fresh fruit and pie. Line up behind the Memorial Building; do not park in the library lot and DO NOT block East Pershing Street. For more information or sponsoring a Banquet call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.

Elkrun tire collection

A fall tire collection will be held for Elkrun Township residents from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 1 and 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 2 at the township garage, 41725 state route 154, Lisbon. This collection is for township residents only with valid identification of residency. Limit of 10 tires per household.

Banquet of Lisbon

New Lisbon Presbyterian Church, will sponsor the Banquet of Lisbon from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at the church. The menu includes spaghetti pie, tossed salad, roll and butter, apple, Texas sheet cake and water. The free meal is open to the public and carry out only.

CCSO tag day

The Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a tag day from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 2 in Wellsville. Currently deputies are working on their sixth wish for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The average wish costs between $8,000 to $10,000. For information or donations call retired Sgt. Deputy Kenny Biacco at 330-692-1666.

Yellow Creek tire drive

Yellow Creek Township will conduct a fall scrap tire drive from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 9 at the township hall, 42793 Oak Ridge Road, Wellsville. This is only for Yellow Creek Township residents. Only passenger car and light truck tires will be accepted. No tires on rims. All tires must be clean of dirt, debris and water.

Fort Steuben evening tour

Historic Fort Steuben is offering a unique evening tour at the Fort from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 2 and 9. Fort Steuben by Candlelight allows visitors to experience life for the soldiers and settlers during the dark nights on the frontier. “In the fall of 1786 at Fort Steuben, there was nothing beyond the stockade but dark wilderness,” explained Executive Director Paul Zuros. “The soldiers and surveyors had only the light of their fires and lanterns in which to keep watch.” As the sun sets, an open house will be held at Historic Fort Steuben where visitors can visit after dark for some afterhours history. Participants will learn about the fort, its role in the settling and surveying of the Northwest Territory, and what life was like on the Ohio frontier in the late 18th century. The buildings in the fort will be open with guides stationed in each one to interact with visitors and share some history. After touring the Fort, visitors can sit by the campfire to listen to stories and enjoy some refreshments. Cost for Fort Steuben by Candlelight is $10 per person; 12 and under $5. Historic Fort Steuben is located at 120 S. 3rd Street in Steubenville. For information call the Visitor Center at 740-283-1787.

EP Eagles oldies dinner

The East Palestine Eagles will host their oldies dinner show Oct. 2 and Oct. 9. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with sit down dinner at 6 p.m. and show from 7 to 9 p.m. Dinner is chicken parmigiana with rigatoni, side salad, roll and dessert. Show is 60s, 70s and 80s songs performed by EP Eagle members. Dinner/Show tickets are $20 each or two for $30 or can purchase a table. Tickets are available at 330-853-8483.

Grove Hill Cemetery notice

All summer decorations and flowers must be removed from Grove Hill Cemetery in Hanover Township by Oct. 18.

‘Cook’s Night Off’

The Winona United Methodist Church, 3211 Winona Road will host its next “Cook’s Night Off” drive-thru dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. or sold out. The menu includes Swiss steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, bread, and a butter brickle cake – all for a suggested donation of $12 each. Dinners can be pre-ordered anytime before noon that day by calling the church office at 330-222-1211. Pre-ordered dinners must be picked up by 6 p.m.

SHS Alumni open house

The Salem High School Alumni Association will hold an open house during the Quakerfest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 9. Alumni and friends are invited to stop into the office located in downtown Salem at 330 E. State St. to view the memorabilia displays. Light refreshments will be served and free Quaker Sam drawings will be given away along with free SHS Alma Mater copies, courtesy of Steve Navoyosky, SHS Class of 1953.

Stuffed pepper dinner

St. Jude’s Women’s Guild, 180 Seventh St., Columbiana, is sponsoring its drive-thru stuffed pepper dinner from 4 p.m. until sold out Oct. 7. Cost is $10 per dinner.

Winona Ruritan Club breakfast

The Winona Ruritan Club will hold its semi-annual all-you-can-eat pancake and whole hog sausage breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon Oct. 9 at the new location at Winona Friends Church, 4664 Whinnery Road. The Hicks and Hayseeds 4-H Club will be assisting. Whole hog sausage and homemade scrapple will be available for purchase. From left are Ruritans Homer Huprich, Jason McDevitt and Thom Ewing.

Blues & Jazz Showcase

Local musician and community organizer Willis Gordon will present a Blues and Jazz Showcase at 2 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Rodman Public Library Main Auditorium in Alliance. Gordon, 31, is a GlenOak High School graduate and veteran of the U.S. Navy who is known for his work with the local NAACP and veterans issues as well as his music. Gordon, who has been performing locally for 13 years, will present a review of jazz and blues music, both originals and covers, during his visit to Rodman Public Library. He will be accompanied by keyboard player and percussionist Robert Johnson. Registration is required for this event at rodmanlibrary.evanced.info/signup or by calling 330-821-2665, ext. 216.

Kiwanis Club basket raffle

The Lisbon Kiwanis Club hosted a Basket Raffle during the Johnny Appleseed Festival. The Basket themes and the winners for this year (2021) are: Boys Bike #0368 Sharon Hudson; Pet Basket #0361 Ken Deem; Lisbon Blue Devil Basket #0387 Ron Jackson; Nail Polish Basket #0383 Sam Macuich; Car Care Basket #0243 Vicki Mosti; Lottery Basket #0411 Lydia Gross; Fall Basket #0438 Jessica Brandon; Snack Basket #0441 Gracie Elizabeth; McKinley Fun Night #0392 Bob Speiler; Girls Bike #0373 Rich Fair.

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