TALK OF THE TOWNS

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CANTON SOUTH NEWS

Helen Trompower

330-484-5293

Hope everyone remembered all our Veteran's on Veteran's Day this past Sunday.

• Anniversaries this week go out to Carl and Velma Hookway and Ken and Annette Moinette.

• Birthdays this week were celebrated by John Schneider, Ron Horton, Devin Storch, Raymond Bednarczyk, Freda Shultz, Abby Nichols, Grace Nichols, Debra Scarpino, Jim Loutzenheizer, Tony Abbott, Andy Larkins, Tyler Gill, Terry Brinkman, Robert Carrick, Jim Lockhart, Caleb Jacob, Dennis Randolph, Michele Shaffer, Stephen Halas and Gary Nicholas Trompower.

• Get Well Wishes to Helen Denkhaus.

• Sympathy wishes are extended to Harold McMillen and family on the death of his wife, Betty.

• Congratulations to Kati Schneider who was Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Player of the week for Saint Mary's Indiana College volleyball. She finished with 58 kills, 50 digs and six service aces in four matches. She is a Canton South High School graduate and the daughter of John and Lori Schneider.

• Ginny Norris recently returned from her first airplane flight when she went to Powhatan, Va., to visit her son and daughter-in-law, Craig and Nancy Norris, and their family for a week visit.

• The Stark County Safety Council held its Nov. 8 meeting at Meyer's Lake Ballroom. The speaker was Anthony Serloco, Disability Management Coordinator from the State of Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation-Youngstown service office. His topic was "Come Back to Work…We Still Need You - Misconceptions about Transitional Work Programs." The spotlight company was Superior Gloves, one of North America's leading manufacturers of work gloves. The Dec. 13 meeting will be "The Power of Attitude" presented by motivational speaker Martin Montgomery. Stark County Safety Countil Chairperson Colleen Maurer will give a brief overview of 2012 and focus on plans and issues for 2013.

• Twenty years ago this week, Michele Shaffer was surprised by members of the GFWC/OFWC Canton South Junior Guild on Tuesday, Nov. 17, when they presented her with "gag" gifts in honor of her "30th" birthday during the social portion of the meeting. Hostesses Patty Larkins and JoAnne Sankovich served a birthday cake decorated especially for the occasion.

• Ten years ago this week, the Canton South AARP met on Nov. 20 and had a program presented by Valerie Kinney from Faircrest School, who shared with us about the Veteran's Park at the school and the expansion planned and the cost of doing it. Since it was designed and dedicated, many more families would like to purchase a brick and have them added to the park. There were 159 members present for the noon luncheon.

• Thought for the week…A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same. - Elbert Hubbard

EAST CANTON

Donna Robinson

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• Happy birthday to Lorie Robinson, Erica Murphy, Michael Martin, Ellen Brace, Wes Rohrer, Becky Kinsey, Madison McCauley, Kris Geyer, Jason Bole, Jeff DeLong, Delores DeHoff, Nancy Rinehart, Ron Werley, Christa Clapper, Tracy Clapper, Nathan Davis, Charli Audino, Alayah Garrott, Damien Davis, Jeremy Johnson, Holly Fenstemaker, Virginia Brooks, Madeline Kline, Chuck DeWalt, Megan Stiffler, Mary Anne Zimmerman, David Bushey, Jeff Adams, Peggy Selby, Linda Snyder, Dennis Peffer, Bryan Snellenberger, Kris Jones, Jerry Clapper Sr., Ada Hunter, Josh Moore, Melvin Raines, Robert Young, Frank Minster, Carl Anthony, Axel James Martin and Gloria Fernandez.

• Happy anniversary to Harold and Sally Guisinger, Chuck and Barb Stinard, David and Sandy English, Paul and Sandy Nichols, Allen and Sharon Nennig, Lonnie and Vicky Lowery, Mark and Sherri Oberly, Brian and Diane Gross and Kenneth and Judy Beatty.

• The Foltz Community Center will be closed Nov. 22-23 for Thanksgiving. The East Canton Library will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 22.

• The East Canton AARP invites anyone 50 and over to attend two AARP meetings to help you decide if you would like to join the East Canton Chapter. The group meets on the third Tuesday of each month. The next meeting will be Nov. 20 at the Foltz Community Center. The menu will include roast beef, mashed potatoes, vegetable, tossed salad, coffee and dessert. The meal is $6 and the program cost is $1. Janey Davis from the East Canton Library will speak following the 11:30 a.m. lunch. Reservations are required for lunch and the deadline is Nov. 16. Call 330-488-1010 or 330-488-6500.

• Teen Time at the EC Library is every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. from now through Dec. 20. Crafts, game tournaments, homework help and so much more are part of the get togethers.

• Children of all ages are invited to visit the Library on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 6:30 p.m. for a Sing-a-Long, plus learn more about the origins of some popular holiday songs.

• Pre-school aged youngsters will have storytimes every Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Nov. 15 and 29 and Dec. 6, 13 and 20.

•A family movie night will be held On Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 6 p.m. The movie will be "Elf." Bring blankets and pillows if you wish to be more comfortable. For more information, call 330-488-1501.

• Wave the American flag with pride on Pearl Harbor Day, Dec. 7. Your local EC Rotary will make it very easy to display a flag. Call Tom Sherer 330-575-2159 to order.

• It's not December yet, but it will fast be coming and the 17th annual children's Christmas party will be on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 2-4 p.m., at the Foltz Community Center. Deadline for registering: Thursday, Nov. 29. Registration forms are to be turned in to the Foltz Center. The children will play games, make crafts, have a snack and visit with Santa. Children are encouraged to bring a box of crayons, game, coloring book or small toy, which will be given to a local children's facility. For more information, call 330-488-6500.

• Members of the East Canton Book Club for adults will hold their Christmas party at The Hart Mansion in Minerva on Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. Bring a wrapped paperback book for the gift exchange. For more information, call 330-488-1501.

• Please keep these folks in your prayers: Gary Ray, Nancy Owens, Elaine Painting, Erleen Blattert and Donna Hillman.

• Sympathy to the family of Joe Kress.

• Why was Silly Billy staring at the orange juice container? Because it said "concentrate."

EAST SPARTA

Sandy Easterday

330-866-3577

•Entertainment books are still only $30. There are a lot of coupons which can save a lot of money. Save yourself some money with the coupons while supporting community projects. East Sparta Women's Club is selling the books and one can be bought by contacting any club member or by calling Charlene at 866-9661.

• Happy birthday to Pam Miller, Kaylee Greene, Justan Dazey, Steve Geckler, Sherrie Bockus, David Morckel, Dan Himes, Mike Farber, Amy Hicks, Freda Roush, Andrew Williams, Jeanne Bee, Tyler Lebold, Olivia Christie, Bob McVann, Linda Brown, Carol Walton, Dave Stark, Cindy Shearer, Shaun Fetters, Ed Borkowski, Trisha Boyce, Tony Sablar, Brad Lightner, Patty Huff, Will Miller, Ashford Stark, Dan Klotz Sr., Charles Blakely, Rhonda Bryan, Reid Fagley, Allison Green, Jason Spinelli and Floyd Tyree.

• Happy anniversary to Richard and Joan Stallman and Ron and Darlene Hampton.

• Congratulations to Scott and Sarah Kerr Jr. on the birth of their son on Oct. 22.

• Sympathy of the community is extended to the family and friends of Alvin "Al" Schneider.

• Nov. 17, is the annual Christmas parade in Sandyville. The parade starts at 10 a.m., with linepup at 9. (See related story)

• Don't forget Valley Merry Christmas is being held on Nov. 24-25 at Sandy Valley High School.

• Also on Nov. 24, the Sandyville Boutique is held at the town hall.

• The East Sparta Women's Club will sponsor "Breakfast with Santa" at the Crossroads Restaurant on Nov. 24, 9-11 a.m.

MAGNOLIA

Jennifer Crone

330-866-4372

jcrone@neo.rr.com

• Happy birthday wishes go out to Lynda Dagenhard, Angie Glaser, Jeff Beck, Buster Neice, Nicholas Tozzi, Jacob and Joshua Newell, William Burkhart, Trisha Dagenhard, Kathryn Spitler, Tanner Evans, Dalton Evans, Wendy Summerson, Janet Rogers, Jillian Harper and Ronnie Reed.

• Happy anniversary this week to Brenda and Don Wise, Bill and Jane Hockenberry, Bryan and Angie Glaser, Lynsey and Nick Cayton and Gus and Chris Dieringer.

• Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of long time Magnolia resident, Orlo German.

• Congratulations to Halley and Karl Hookway whose son was born on Oct. 20 and to Doug and Heather Prosperi on the birth of their daughter on Oct. 27.

• Dick and Earlene Kincaid, of Magnolia, volunteers with the Canton chapter of the American Red Cross, have been serving warm meals in New Jersey following Superstorm Sandy. The Kincaids are two of five Canton area volunteers who left their lives behind to care for others in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Area radio stations recently held a donation drive and sent five truckloads of donations to the storm ravaged area.

• Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Collection week is Nov. 12-19. Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church will serve as a drop off location. During that week, shoeboxes may be dropped off from 9 a.m to noon, weekdays, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekends. Evening hours are 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday. For more information, contact the church at 330-866-9293 or check out the website at www.samaritanspurse.org/occ

• The Sandy Valley High School Fine Arts Department will present its Fall fine arts festival on Friday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m., in the performing arts hall. The evening will include student artwork displays as well as performances from the Sandy Valley High School Choir, under the direction of Melissa Humphrey, and the Sandy Valley High School Jazz Band, directed by Jeff Huston. Student Council is hosting a dinner prior to the show at 6 p.m.. The menu catered by Kathy Stotzer includes: baked chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, noodles, green beans, tossed salad, dessert and beverage. Tickets for the event ar: $10 for dinner and show; $5 for a child's dinner and show; and $2 for senior citizen's dinner and show. Show only tickets are $2. RSVP for dinner reservations by Nov. 14, at 330-866-3339.

• The Sandy Valley Community Holiday Parade will be held in Sandyville this year on Saturday, Nov. 17. Parade line up is at 9 a.m., at the Sandyville United Methodist Church, and the parade will begin at 10 a.m. The parade will end at the Sandy Township Building. Refreshments and visits with Santa will be available at the town hall on Laffer Square. Contact Betty Burchell at 330-866-2135 for more information or details.

•The 2012 Band Fruit Sale is on now through Nov. 19. The mixed fruit baskets will be available in small,, medium, and large sizes. They will each have about an equal mix of grapefruit, oranges, tangelos, pears and red and golden delicious apples in them. Pears, tangelos and many other types of fruit are available. The proceeds of the fruit sale go toward the uniform fund and replacing outdated instruments for all of the Cardinal Bands. Fruit orders will be available for pick-up on Friday, Dec. 7, from 2:30-4 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 8, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Please make checks payable to the Sandy Valley Band Boosters. Order forms are available from any band member and in the SV main offices.

• Sandy Valley Girls Softball Association will hold a meeting on Sunday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church. Anyone interested in helping with youth girls softball is encouraged to attend.

• Magnolia Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m., in the meeting room at Taggart's.

• Mark your calendars now and please plan to attend and support the annual Sandy Valley Alumni Scholarship Banquet. It will be held on Saturday, May 4, at the high school. Gold and silver classes to be honored include 1963 and 1988.

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone in Magnolia! Please call or email your news for next week, so you can be the Talk of the Town!

WAYNESBURG

Pamela Diehl

330-866-4201

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ROBERTSVILLE

Jean Willis

330-862-2674

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