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CCCTC cosmetology students recognized

LISBON — A group of senior cosmetology students from the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center were recognized as part of the Character Counts Recognition Program. The students volunteered their time after school to attend Beaver Local’s Back to School Bash and provide free haircuts ...

Museum of Ceramics to host watercolor art class

EAST LIVERPOOL — Sheri Liebschner will teach a 4-part watercolor art class from 10 a.m. to noon every Monday at the Museum of Ceramics during the month of October. The students will learn still life painting using local pottery as the subject. It is open to artists of all levels and will ...

Southern Local Elementary announces upcoming events

SALINEVILLE — The Southern Local Elementary PTO is putting the “fun” in fundraising and inviting parents and students to enjoy some upcoming events. Families can take part in a movie experience during Community Night from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 25. Doors open at 5:45. “The Secret Life of ...

Out & About

NEW MANCHESTER— Hancock Co. Farm Bureau annual dinner is 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the New Manchester Fire Hall. Bring a covered dish or dessert. Meat and beverages. Public welcome. HIGHLANDTOWN — A Variety Sale takes place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Inverness ...

Hear the voices of recovery

It is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, celebrating the 30th year of acknowledging that substance use disorder exists. This is 30 years of celebrating the recovery of millions of Americans who regained their well being and have gone on to achieve dreams and goals. Treatment ...

‘THE EXPLORERS CLUB’

Stage Left Players open their 27th season with Nell Benjamin’s comedy farce, “The Explorers Club” at the Trinity Playhouse, 234 East Lincoln Way. The play is held at 7 p.m. Sept. 28 and Oct. 5 and 8 p.m. Oct. 12 and matinee at 2 p.m. Sept. 29, Oct. 6 and 13. Admission is $14 for adults, ...

Old Books: Keep or Pulp?

An upstairs bookcase at the Miller farmhouse was filled with old books, along with the stuff that H.L. Mencken termed “the sacred rubbish of the family.” I’ve often repeated the maxim that the Millers never throw anything away. In this instance, however, my sister, Col. Peggy, and I ...

Anti-Virus program shared with students

SALINEVILLE — Seventh- and eighth-graders at Southern Local Jr. High School are taking part in a special 10-week program designed to develop positive life character. Assistant Principal Ron Sines leads the Anti-Virus program each Friday in Brett Hughes’s English class and about 140 ...

ARTS FESTIVAL

The Lady Slippers, Artists for the Museum of Ceramics, are wrapping up preparations for their Arts Festival, scheduled for Sat., Sept 21, at East Liverpool Country Club. Pictured left to right: Sandy Votaw, Cindy Hoffrichter, Carolee O’Hara, Kathy Duncan. (Submitted photo)

MAD RIVER MEN

The Mad River Men will perform from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22 at Laurel Hollow Park, for the last concert of the season, in honor of Floyd Wilson, who recently passed. He was an active community member, Chairman of the Board of the Newell Coalition, long standing member of the Newell Lions ...