Friday, June 8, 2012
Youth dancer earns spot at nationals
Fourth-grader Kate Constantini of Jamie’s Dance Force was crowned Miss Petite Starpower at the regional dance competition in Columbus on May 20. She was also crowned Miss Petite Headliners back in February at Boardman High School for her solo titled “I’m A Star.”
Constantini will be competing her winning solo again at the national competition in Las Vegas in July.
Carbon graduates magna cum laude from YSU
Joe Carbon, 2007 Canfield graduate, earned Magna Cum Laude honors with a Bachelor of Science in Education May 19 at Youngstown State University.
Throughout his four years at YSU, he maintained a 3.79 grade point average, making the Dean’s list all semesters. Out of 122 education students graduating from YSU, Carbon was awarded with the Outstanding Performance Award in Student Teaching for Spring 2012.
He is the son of John and Donna Carbon of Canfield.
Canfield grad earns Pharmacy degree
Nicole M. Weldon, a 2005 Canfield graduate, obtained a Doctor of Pharmacy degree May 19 from Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Pharmacy.
She will be working as a Pharmacist for The Giant Eagle Corporation.
East High School Class of 1964 reunion set
The Class of 1964 has organized a reunion for all classmates of the 1960’s of East High School on August 18th from 3-7 p.m. The reunion will be held at St. George Croatian Center on Vestal Road in Youngstown. The cost is $20 per person and you must register in advance. The registration deadline ends August 6th. For more information contact Ted Boggs at 330-793-1198, Ron Devellin at 330-793-8882, or Janice Easton Kutsko at 330-360-1574.
Passport to fishing set
This program provides fishing skills, techniques and information for beginning anglers to start fishing in their own communities. Come join us on June 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for this fun and educational experience. Fishing equipment will be provided. For ages 17 and under. Lunch will be provided for a fee of $5. Call 330-740-7106 to register. Event is at MetroParks Farm.
The MetroParks will host MetroMutts hike on June 30 at 10 a.m. Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Ford Nature Center with your favorite canine companion as we hike the All People’s Trail and explore the center’s grounds. Enjoy cake and refreshments afterwards. Meet at Ford Nature Center. Easy rating.
Tri-Gold women to award scholarships
The Tri-Gold Chapter of The America Business Women’s Association will meet June 13 at A La Carte Catering, 429 Lisbon St., Canfield. A social at 5:50 will proceed the dinner meeting at 6 p.mn.
Cost is $15 and will include chicken, potato salad, macaroni salad, coleslaw, tossed salad, rolls and butter, tea or coffee and lemon delight desert.
For reservations, call 330-533-8730 or 330-757-9368.
Highlights of the evening will be the presentation of scholarships to Cassandra Clyde and Dena Tufaro.
Birding the sanctuary set
Jeff Harvey of Wild Birds Unlimited will lead this walk on June 16 at 8 a.m. The walk will be at the Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, a 264-acre park district property closed to the public. Call Ford Nature Center by June 15 for reservations. Upon registration you will receive additional details. No walk-ins will be permitted.
Business women to meet June 12
The Mill Creek Chapter of American Business Women’s Association will hold its June 12 meeting at the Blue Wolf Catering on Lockwood Blvd., in Boardman.
The dinner will be stuffed chicken, house salad, penne pasta with meatballs, green beans and dessert. The cost is $15.50.
Guest speakers will be newest members Liz Notman, Marilyn Abramski and Susan Shaw. Call Darlene Demjen at 330-755-9089 after 6 p.m.
Preschool Nature Hour set
Rain or shine, preschoolers ages 3-5 are invited outdoors for a story and hike along Mill Creek today at 10 a.m. You’ll look for fossils, learn about Ohio’s state fossil and create your own fossil. Meet at the Suspension Bridge parking lot. Preregister 24 hours in advance at Ford Nature Center. No strollers, please. Cost is $2 for residents and $3 nonresidents.
Family Garden Fun set
Plan a drop-in visit to the Family Garden on fair weather Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays throughout June to dig, water, pot a plant to take home or read a book.
The programs will take place on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 3 p.m. The Family Garden Greeter will tell you about the plants and has free hands-on activities for children to enjoy with their favorite adults. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for more information.
Strawberry hide and seek
Children ages 3-5 years will discover strawberry plants hiding throughout the Family Garden on June 21 from 1 to 2 p.m. or June 23 from 11 a.m. to noon. The children will also decorate a pot for their special plant to grow in all summer. Snack and story will be enjoyed along with the activity. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register.
In The Time of Dinosaurs set
Fellows Riverside Garden will host In the Time of Dinosaurs on June 23 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. What kinds of plants are growing in the Family Garden that might have been growing in the time of the dinosaurs? Each child age 6 and up will learn about prehistoric plants and be given a ginkgo tree to take home. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. The cost is $10 for residents and $14 for non-residents.
Partake in T’ai Chi
Fellows Riverside Gardens will host T’ai Chi Step One on June 13, 20 and 27 from noon to 1 p.m. Ease stress, improve health and increase vitality. Join Marie Lew in warm-ups, breathing exercises and selected movements from a classic Chen T’ai Chi form. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for information. The cost is $10 per class.
Make ice cream at the farm
The MetroParks Farm invites you to make ice cream in a bag and watch a Moo to You video on June 9 and 23 at 11 a.m. The cost is $2 for residents and $3 for nonresidents.
Meditation in movement
Join Julie Thomas in the Tara Dance on June 24 from noon to 2 p.m. Through simple, graceful movements you learn to focus on inner strengths and appreciate the beauty of the surrounding gardens. Meet in the Gazebo. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for information. The cost is $10.
Take yoga at the gardens
Fellows Riverside Gardens will host yoga on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 5:30 to 7 p.m. throughout June. A blend of energizing yoga styles will help you keep a healthy outlook. Students at all levels are welcome. Bring a mat. Classes are outdoors, weather permitting. Meet at the information desk. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for information. The cost is $10 per class.
Family tours set
Join us for a guided tour of the Farm on a tractor-wagon ride and enjoy a visit with the animals on June 14, 21 and 28 at 10 a.m. Playroom and Gift Shop will be open. The tour is 60-75 minutes, so pack a lunch for a picnic. Reservations are suggested; space is limited.
Cook with whole grains
Three local chefs will demonstrate how to cook breakfast items with whole grains that are ground at Lanterman’s Mill today from 8 to 11 a.m. Enjoy samplings and take the recipes home. Call the Mill to register. Class is limited. The cost is $15.
Learn to cook
Chef David Armstrong will prepare your next summer favorites on Tuesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Armstrong will prepare a fresh watermelon Greek salad served in a martini glass, grilled swordfish steak skewers with a lemon parsley sauce, grilled sausage with caramelized onions and grapes. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. The cost is $35 or $28 for members.
Garden Forum Summer Flower Show set
The Garden Forum Summer Flow show will be June 16 from noon to 5 p.m. and June 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This summer garden flower show presented by Garden Forum of greater Youngstown will delight the senses.
Mahoning Valley Rose Society Show
The Mahoning Valley Rose Society Show will be June 23 from noon to 5 p.m. and June 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Entries from novice and experienced growers will highlight this American Rose Society affiliated show.
FFRG Bulb Pre-Sale set
Place your order now to add colorful alliums, tulips, narcissus, crocus and hyacinths through Friday. Order forms are available at the Gardens and on the MetroParks website for bulbs to be picked up and planted in the fall.
Join a book club at the library
Canfield library is welcoming kids to join the fifth and sixth-grade book club on Thursday at 11 a.m. It’s your chance to meet new friends, learn about some great reads and exchange ideas on the latest books.
Discover how mad science can be
The Canfield library will host Dr. Weirdo and children of all ages can discover how magical science can be on June 20 at 10 a.m. This program is presented by Mad Science of Northeast Ohio. Refreshments will be served.
The Canfield library invites teens in grade 7-12 to stop by the library to fill out a book recommendation. They’ll be posted in the teen section of the library. Recommendations can be made during library hours through June, July and August.
Check your blood pressure
The Canfield library will host a blood pressure check on June 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. The check will be provided by the Salem Area Visiting Nurse Association.
Swap coupons at the library
The Canfield library will host a coupon swap on June 16 at 10 a.m. Join the Canfield library to stretch your shopping dollars by swapping coupons or learning new tips from other coupon-clippers.
Connect with your Nook
The Canfield library will host a session for Nook users on Monday at 6:30 p.m. Learn about downloading library eBooks to your Nook device and how to use our digital catalog. Space is very limited, sign-up is required. Call 330-744-8636 and ask for the Canfield library to register for this event.
Connect with your Apple devices
The Canfield library will host a session for Apple users on June 26 at 6:30 p.m. Join us to learn about downloading library eBooks to your Apple device, iPad, iPod or iPhone, and how to use our digital catalog. Space is very limited, sign-up is required. Call 330-744-8636 and ask for the Canfield Library to register for this event.
Wearing your bike helmet could get you free ice cream
The Boardman Optimists, Boardman Dairy Queen and Boardman Police are sponsoring a Bike Helmet Safety program this summer for Valley children.
During June, July and August, officers will be handing out “sweet citations” to children seen wearing their bike helmets. These citations can be redeemed for a free small ice cream cone at the Boardman DQ, located at 6120 Market Street.
McGuffey Historical Society hosts special guest
The William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society, based in Boardman, will host McGuffey descendant, Shirley Eckley, as a guest speaker at the society’s meeting today at 1 p.m. at the Kravitz Deli, located in the Poland library, Eckley, a retired Youngstown City Schools’ teacher and resident of Hubbard, will recite several stories, based upon the McGuffey Eclectic Readers’ themes of character, citizenship, conservation and the importance of literacy.
McGuffey is known as “America’s Schoolmaster” and was raised in the Mahoning Valley. The local McGuffey Society is the last existing chapter of the National Federation of McGuffey Societies, which once numbered 100,000 members nationwide.
For more information, contact society president Richard S. Scarsella at 330-726-8277.
Primerica insurance office moves to location in Boardman
George L Gable, a regional vice president with Primerica, Inc., has expanded his office and moved to 7087 West Blvd. in Boardman. Primerica is the largest independent financial services marketing company in North America.
People interested in learning more about Primerica may contact George Gable at 330-629-2780.
Applicants needed for Italian Man and Woman of the Year
The Greater Youngstown Italian Fest is now accepting nominations for the Italian Man and Woman of the Year for the event Aug. 3-5 in downtown Youngstown. Contact Arlene DeChellis at 330-726-8019 for more information. Deadline for applicants is June 15.
Watt named to Dean’s List
Margaret Watt of Canfield has been named to the Spring 2012 Dean’s High Honors List at Marietta College. Watt, a graduate of Canfield High School, is majoring in Biochemistry at Marietta.
Canfield grad earns scholarship
Nicholas Reinthaler, a sophomore biochemistry major, will receive a Clyde A. Armstrong Memorial Scholarship. He is a graduate of Canfield High School and the son of Joseph and Linda Reinthaler.
Canfield grad accepts internship
Kedron Taylor, a 2009 graduate of Canfield High School, has accepted an internship with Disney World for the 2012/2013 fall semester. She is currently a junior in the Scripps School of Communications at Ohio University. She is the daughter of Terence and Gia Taylor and the granddaughter of Joseph and Barbara Caruss and Margaret Taylor, all of Canfield.
Pharmacy opens Canfield location on Village Green
Pharmacy Care, a full-service pharmacy, has opened a new location on the Village Green in Canfield. Pharmacist Dan Wearsch and his staff are located at 11 East Main Street in Canfield in the former Nationwide building.
Pharmacy Care’s services include a complete specialty compounding lab, service and convenient parking.
The facility is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wound Care center relocates
The St. Elizabeth Boardman Wound Care Center has moved to 7010 South Ave., Suite 6 in Boardman. The new office, at the corner of South Avenue and Trailwood Drive, opened this morning and is convenient toRoute 224 and Interstate 680, providing easier access for patients than its former DeBartolo Place office.
St. Elizabeth Wound Care Center specializes in providing comprehensive care for chronic, non-healing wounds using the latest treatments and technologies. Treatment is tailored to each patient’s unique needs and requirements, and complements the care provided by the patient’s primary care physician.
The staff consists of physicians who specialize in the treatment of chronic wounds, nurses specially trained to care for patients with these wounds, and experienced technicians.
For more information, call St. Elizabeth Boardman Wound Care Center at 330-729-3175.
Manos named to Dean’s List
Nick Manos, Jr., a 2008 graduate of Canfield High School, was named to the Dean’s List at Youngstown State University through 2011-2012. He is also the recipient of the Constantine G. Economus Memorial Scholarship for the 2012-2013 school year. Manos is a senior political science major and the son of Nick and Suzy Manos of Canfield.
Area Writers Group to Meet
Canfield writers are invited to attend Monday Night Writers on June 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Peaberry’s Cafe on Boardman-Canfield Rd. These sessions will be led by author Nancy Christie and will include various exercises and discussions on writing. There is a $10 fee per class and registration is preferred. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.