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Oct 5, 2022
Columbiana Cemetery
All summer decorations must be removed from gravesites in Columbiana Cemetery by Oct. 15. Decorations should be placed in trash bins or taken off site.
Glenview Cemetery
All flowers and decorations at Glenview Cemetery, East Palestine, must be removed by Oct. 15 or they will be discarded. Fall and winter decorations may be put on the graves as of Nov. 1. Call 330-426-4367 Ext. 19 for cemetery information.
Crest Haven Memorial Gardens
All flowers and decorations at Crest Haven Memorial Gardens must be removed by Oct. 15 or they will be discarded. Fall and winter decorations may be placed as of Nov. 1.
Drive-thru soup sale
Mile Branch Grange, 495 Knox School Road, Alliance, will hold its monthly drive-thru soup sale Oct. 13. Cost is $8 per quart. This month’s soups will be loaded potato and stuffed pepper. Soup must be pre-ordered by noon Oct. 12. Soup will be available for pick up from 4 to 6 p.m. Call 330-821-8023 and leave name, phone number, type of soup and number of quarts.
Drive-thru chicken dinner
Calvary United Methodist Church, 12062 South Ave, North Lima will hold a drive-thru chicken dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. or sold out Oct. 13. Dinner will include a stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans and a brownie. Cost is $9. Reserve dinners by calling 330-549-2588.
Lisbon Cemetery Tour
The Lepper Library’s Lisbon Cemetery Tour has been changed to 1 p.m. Sunday, meeting at the Cemetery Chapel. The Lisbon Historical Society and Lisbon Cemetery Board will give a guide tour of the Historical Lisbon Cemetery on Elm Street. Tourguides will speak on the history of the cemetery and about oddities on tombstones. Participants will have the opportunity to make gravestone rubbings. For teens and adults. Call or stop by the library to sign up.
SHS Alumni Association
The Salem High School Alumni Association will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday during the Quakerfest. Stop into SHSAA and reminisce with friends and see the various displays, memorabilia and the new SHS Alumni Art Wall. Light refreshments will be served. Quaker Sam pictures and SHS Alma Mater copies will be given away to all alumni and guests. The SHS Class of 1977 will be selling items to benefit its scholarship fund.
Community Safety Day
The Columbiana Fire Department will hold its 17th annual Community Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on South Vine Street. The fire department, in conjunction with the city police and EMS, will have safety demonstrations of equipment and capabilities. Free handouts will be available on personal and home safety and preparedness, and there will be food and events for children. All members of the community are welcome.
Oasis Food Ministry
The Oasis Food Ministry hold a food distribution from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 13 and 27 at First Christian Church, 39 Cherry St., Columbiana. Distributions will be drive-thru only; vehicles in line and served according to arrival time and with trunks empty to receive groceries. Must have a photo ID and live in Ohio. Maximum of two households per car. Each household can receive food one time per month.
Eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Ghostbusters this weekend in Powers Auditorium, the Stay Puft Marshmallow man has taken up residency atop the marquee of the DeYor Performing Arts Center.
The original 1984 blockbuster will be screened as Your Youngstown Symphony performs the score live. Youngstown community members have the chance to win two free concert tickets to Saturday’s performance. Enter to win tickets by taking a photo, from the ground level, of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man on the marquee roof of the DeYor Performing Arts Center, share the photo to their social media account and tag the YSO social media account on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. (Facebook: /YoungstownSymphony Twitter: @yo–symphony Instagram@youngstownsymphonyorchestra).
Concert goers have two chances to experience the iconic film like they have never seen it before, Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Saturday night will feature drink specials and a Ghostbusters selfie station. Guests will also receive their first drink free if arriving in their best Ghostbusters gear. Sunday afternoon is a day for the kids, featuring activities, free Ghostbusters swag, and photos with the Ghostbusters. Children under 13 are free with an adult ticket purchase.
For additional information or to purchase tickets call or visit the box office at the DeYor Performing Arts Center Box Office Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 330-259-9651. Tickets are also available 24 hours a day online at
JA Start My Business workshop
Junior Achievement of Eastern Ohio, in partnership with the Eastwood Mall, will host a JA Start My Business workshop. This free, experiential learning workshop aims to guide students through the process of starting and operating their own small businesses. This workshop is recommended for students ages 8-14, but younger and older students are welcome to attend.
During the JA Start My Business workshop, a Junior Achievement staff member will guide students and their parents through the JA Start My Business program, and answer any questions about the materials, which covers topics on market research, budgeting, advertising, and creating a business plan. Students that register for the workshop will receive a copy of the JA Start My Business Youth Entrepreneur Workbook.
Select participants of the JA Start My Business Workshop will be able to then sell their product or service to the public at the Eastwood Mall’s Family Fun Day: Youth Market Day Nov. 5 from noon to 3 p.m.
The workshops, Youth Market Day, and JA Start My Business workbooks are free thanks to a generous grant from the Cafaro Foundation and the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
JA Start My Business workshop will be held at the Eastwood Mall Community Room:
Friday, Oct. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Youth Market Day will be held at the Eastwood Mall Center Court:
Saturday, Nov. 5 from noon to 3 pm
To register for these events or request a JA Start My Business workbook contact the Junior Achievement office at 330-539-5268 or in****** .
Holiday Craft Show
Crafters from Youngstown and surrounding areas will exhibit and sell their work at a Holiday Craft Show Nov. 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Stambaugh Auditorium. Returning for the seventh year, TubaChristmas in the Valley will perform a free concert at 3:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall.
Artisans will showcase a variety of items including, but not limited to, holiday decor, baked goods, pet apparel, handmade artwork, and holiday ornaments. Additional to three floors of crafters, attendees will have the opportunity to purchase lunch items both hot and cold. Vendor applications will be available at until Oct. 31.
TubaChristmas is a celebration of the holidays as tuba players come together and perform a variety of Christmas classics. The various sizes and sounds of the instruments along with the spirit of the musicians make this event extraordinary. The idea for TubaChristmas was conceived in 1974 by Harvey Phillips as a tribute to his teacher and mentor, William J. Bell, born on Christmas Day, 1902. The first TubaChristmas was conducted by Paul Lavalle in New York City’s Rockefeller Plaza Ice Rink on Sunday, Dec. 22, 1974. Registration for performers is available at
For additional information about the Holiday Craft Show or Tuba Christmas visit or call 330-747-5175.
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