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Area briefing

Wellsville boil advisory

The boil advisory for Wellsville has been lifted.

Homemade meatballs and sauce

Chester Sacred Heart Ladies Guild will hold a homemade meatballs and sauce fundraiser as a drive thru from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 25 in the Sacred Heart Center parking lot, offering six meatballs with sauce in a quart container for $10. Orders must be placed by Sept. 20 by calling 304-387-3268 or emailing cathyglass1@gmail.com.

Spahetti dinner

Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner will be held from 4 to 7p.m. Wednesday at the Wellsville Alumni Center. The meal is carry out only and includes salad,bread and dessert. Cost is $8 adults, $4 child. Call 330-532-9811. Walk in orders accepted as well.

New Cumberland Fall Riverfest

The eleventh annual New Cumberland Fall Riverfest will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25 and Sunday, Sept. 26.

Saturday starts out at 9 a.m. with the Riverfest 5K led by Trisha Enochs with proceeds benefiting the Oak Glen High School Athletics Department.

Mayor Will White opens the New Cumberland Riverfest at 11 a.m. with a performance by the Oak Glen High School Marching Band and a color guard from New Cumberland’s Boy Scout Troop. An ongoing Riverfest Art Show displays the artistic talents of local artists and students. Saturday’s Riverfest Car Show, captained by Jim Ewing, will run from noon until 3 p.m. and promises to bring in even more cars.

At noon local singer and guitar player, John Edwards, will entertain at the Riverfest as he has every year. Michele’s Dance Studio brings its young dancers to strut their stuff on River Avenue at 1 p.m. Carlos and Shari will entertain the crowd with guitar and voice at 3 p.m. The Bo Hog Brothers take the stage at 5 p.m. Then at 6:30 p.m. the Easy Street Band rocks the Riverfest into the fireworks at 8:30 p.m.

Sunday morning at 11 a.m. starts the day with a Community Church Service and music. The Little Miss New Cumberland Pageant takes place at 1 p.m. Something new this year is a performance by Express Your Talent Dance ensemble at 2 p.m.

Free bounce houses for the children along with over 50 vendors, constant entertainment, lots of food and smiles are offered at the New Cumberland Fall Riverfest.

Riverfest Art Show

The New Cumberland Riverfest will again host an Art Show during the Riverfest Sept. 25 and 26. It is a chance for local artists, young and old, to showcase their talents.

Art may be dropped off at the building near the Riverfest stage between 3 and 6 p.m. Sept. 25. Any art medium is accepted; however, all pieces should be ready to hang with wire. Artist’s names and contact numbers must accompany each piece and only two pieces per artist will be accepted. The art shall be on display both days of the Riverfest and must be picked up by 4 p.m. Sept. 26.

A “Kid’s Corner” will be featured during the Art Show. Children’s art shall be categorized by grades and judged. Monetary prizes and ribbons will be awarded by Saturday afternoon. Art teachers submitting student’s works will receive a $50 donation for their art departments.

This year the Riverfest Committee will offer a free Painting Class for middle school aged students taught by local artists, Joyce Beatty and Nancy Wright. The class will take place in the Art Show Building at 1 p.m. Sept. 25 and it is limited to a dozen students.

Emmet Cahill live

Irish tenor to perform at Youngstown church

Internationally acclaimed Irish tenor Emmet Cahill will present his fall comeback concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at St. Columba Cathedral, 159 W. Rayen Ave. near downtown.

This will be the singer’s fourth appearance at the church, having previously performed in December of 2016 and 2017, as well as in May 2019. Cahill is one of the lead singers of Celtic Thunder and his concert will be a combination of Irish music, classical music, show tunes and church hymns.

Proceeds will benefit the St. Columba food pantry and educational programs.

Tickets can be purchased for a special pre-concert meet-and-greet with Emmet at 6 p.m. for $50. Other tickets are $40 for mid-section front and $30 for seats in the back of the church.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.ticketleap.com or by calling the St. Columba rectory at 330-744-5233. The concert is expected to start at 7:30 p.m. and last approximately 90 minutes.

Yellow Creek Twp. trustees to meet

The Yellow Creek Township trustees will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at the township building, Oak Ridge Road.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) and the SRMC Foundation are recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month with special events in October at Firestone Farms TownCenter, located at the corner of Routes 7 and 14 in Columbiana.

Walk-in Mammograms

For busy women on-the-go, convenient walk-in hours for screening mammograms are available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays at SRMC’s Imaging Center at Firestone Farms TownCenter. On Saturday, Oct. 16, expanded walk-in hours will be added for area women to get their screening mammograms from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

No appointment or physician order is needed for the walk-in mammograms and financial assistance is available for those who qualify. Women who have their mammograms performed at SRMC’s Imaging Center in Columbiana during the month of October will be eligible to register for a drawing of a pink-themed raffle basket.

SRMC Foundation Pink Out at the Farm

Also on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 5 to 8 p.m., the SRMC Foundation will host the 2nd annual “Pink Out at the Farm” breast cancer benefit at Firestone Farms TownCenter, with proceeds benefiting the Foundation’s Cancer Fund.

“We’re excited to partner with Firestone Farms in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month to raise funds for our world-class cancer care services at SRMC,” said Amy Reed, SRMC Director of Development. “Members of the community are invited to come out and visit participating Firestone Farms businesses for a variety of special promotions and activities throughout the afternoon and evening.”

Highlights include: – Pink Specialty Food and Drinks – Live Music – Children’s Chalk Art Contest – Pink Cancer Survivor Fashion Show – Luminary Lighting

Luminary Sponsors

Now through Oct. 8, the public is invited to sponsor luminaries “In Honor of” or “In Memory of” loved ones for a $5 donation to the Foundation. Honorees’ names will be displayed and lit at the TownCenter clock tower at the conclusion of the Pink Out event. Call in orders can be placed to SRMC’s Look Nook Gift Shop at 330- 332-7252.

The SRMC Foundation raises funds to support patient services and programs at SRMC with 100% of all proceeds used locally. For more information, call Reed at 330-337- 2883.

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