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Area Briefing

Wellsville cleanup

The Village of Wellsville will host a spring clean up with dumpsters available May 13, 14, & 15th behind Village Hall. Please note there are to be no tires, air conditioners, TVs, computers or chemicals of any kind. These dumpsters are for Wellsville village residents only. For any questions please call 330-532-2510 ext. 1.

Carnegie Library hours

Carnegie Public Library will be open an extra hour on Monday evenings beginning May 10. The building will be open:

Monday 10 – 6:45

Tuesday 10 – 4:45

Wednesday 10 – 4:45

Thursday 10 – 5:45

Friday 9 – 12:45

Facemasks are still required at this time. Curbside service will still be available.

The life and times of Betty Crocker

Long before there was Martha Stewart there was Betty Crocker. In 1950, Betty Crocker’s Picture Cook Book was released. To date it has sold more than 75 million copies. Betty Crocker wasn’t a real person. She was created in 1921 by a flour company, but that didn’t stop her from becoming an advisor to American cooks. Her popularity continue. Historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., will present an illustrated lecture at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 10, via Zoom, to tell how Betty Crocker was invented and how she has endured through the years. Goddard holds a PH.D. from Northwestern University and master’s degrees in museum studies and in theater. She has been lecturing and performing on topics in history for more than 15 years. As a lifelong resident of the Chicago area she has written two books on Chicago history. The presentation is open to the public and free of cost to attend. Registration is required. For login information, contact one of the following libraries: Lepper, 424-3117; Columbiana, 482-5509; East Palestine, 426-3778; Salem, 332-0042; or Wellsville, 532-1526.

Electronics recycling event slated

The CCH Environmental Group, which implements recycling events in Carroll, Columbiana and Harrison County, will host an electronics recycling event on Thursday, May 13 at the vaccination complex at the county fairgrounds. Accepted items include computers, monitors, laptops, small electronics, faxes, printers and TVs. Older style computer monitors and TVs with tubes cost $5 for disposal. All other items will be free. No appliances will be accepted. To keep crowd sizes and lines down, those planning to attend are asked to make an appointment for a time by calling 330-596-5000.

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