Local students in YSU theatre program

YOUNGSTOWN – The following local students at Youngstown State University are part of University Theatre’s production of the concert Version of “The Music Man”:

Chloe Downey of New Waterford, a Music Education – Vocal major, is a member of the cast.

Kyle Hudson of Kensington, a Theatre Studies major, is a member of the cast.

Mitchell Sharp of Beloit, a Theatre major, is a member of the cast.

Kyle Zimmerman of New Waterford, a Music Education – Instrumental major, is a member of the Musical Theatre Ensemble.

Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Adult tickets are $16. Tickets are $8 for non-YSU students, YSU faculty and staff with valid ID, YSU alumni, senior citizens, Penguin Club members and groups of eight or more. YSU student tickets are free with valid ID. Tickets available at 330-941-3105 or

The concert version features a Musical Theatre Ensemble on stage. Songs will be sung in order with dialogue and movement in between pieces.

WB Athletic Boosters bingo today

West Branch Athletic Boosters bingo will be held today at the bingo hall, 26701 U.S. Route 62, Beloit. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., early tickets called at 6 p.m., and Jumpin’ Jack coverall (55 numbers or less for $1,500) at 6:45 p.m. Kitchen open, instant tickets and computers available. Information at 330-507-1209.

SRMC-Lisbon hosting blood screenings

Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) and SRMC Primary Care – Lisbon will offer a comprehensive blood screening March 19 at the SRMC Primary Care in Lisbon, 38506 Saltwell Road. Screenings begin at 7 a.m. and an appointment is required. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 330-424-1404. Comprehensive blood screenings can help to identify many health problems in their early stages, when they’re most treatable, and may detect conditions such as high cholesterol, anemia, infections, diabetes and other disorders. Some of the tests included are cholesterol, lipids and triglycerides, red and white blood cells, platelets, electrolytes, enzymes, blood sugar, BUN and creatinine, bilirubin and thyroid function. Cost of the comprehensive screening is $45. Optional tests available for an additional charge include a prostate specific antigen test for $12 and HgA1c diabetes screen for $28. A lipid panel, which measures cholesterol levels and is included in the comprehensive screening, is available as a stand-alone test for $12. Participants must provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope at the time of the screening to receive a copy of their results. A service of Salem Regional Medical Center, SRMC Primary Care-Lisbon is the practice location of internal medicine physicians Anna Orlando, D.O., and Alexis Hill, D.O.

EP Preschool Preview tonight

An East Palestine Preschool Preview will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. tonight at 200 W. North Ave. The event will offer parents and guardians an opportunity to tour the classrooms, ask questions, meet the staff, view the curriculum and register for the 2022-2023 school year. For information call 330-426-5306.

Nina’s Closet plans community outreach

Nina’s Closet Community Outreach, 535 E. State St., Salem, will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. This week will feature the Youngstown Blue Coats in addition to a free hot meal and personal care items for those in need. Community members may donate Amazon and Walmart gift cards or items off the wish list including soup containers with lids, individually wrapped crackers, wrapped silverware, snack bars and bags, K Cups, sugar and creamer packages, Slim Jims/jerky, to-go coffee cups with lids, toothpaste, toothbrushes; hat, gloves, socks, scarves; hand and feet warmers. Amazon deliveries should be addressed to 342 W. Pidgeon Road, Salem OH 44460. Drop offs can be made by appointment at Nina’s Closet by calling 330-277-9625.

Farmers bank completes conversion

Farmers National Banc Corp. announced Wednesday that it completed its technical conversion with Cortland Bancorp Inc.

Following the Conversion, Cortland Bank branches are now offices of Farmers National Bank. Farmers, headquartered in Canfield, has over $4.1 billion in banking assets, over $3.1 billion in wealth management assets under care, and operates 48 locations in Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana, Stark, Summit, Portage, Wayne, Medina, Geauga and Cuyahoga counties in Ohio and Beaver County in Pennsylvania.

This conversion allows Cortland customers the ability to access Farmers’ platform of digital banking options, along with its experienced Wealth Management division consisting of Private Banking, Trust, Retirement, Insurance and Investment services.

Cortland Bank exterior signage has already began changing to Farmers National Bank signage.

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