Final workshop in Collection Management

Final workshop in Collection Management


Sherri Goudy, local History Corps. representative, will present the final workshop of this summer’s Collection Management Series from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, 151 W. Wood St. The topic will be how to best store archives and how to protect collections from potential pests and threats.

Historical society will offer tours


The Salem Historical Society will offer its Underground Railroad and Ghost Tours on the Quakertown Trolley. The Underground Railroad tours will be at noon Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Aug. 26; noon Sept. 8; 1:30 p.m. Sept. 16; noon Oct. 6; 1:30 p.m. Oct. 14; and noon Oct. 28.

A guide in Quaker attire will take passengers back in time to the year 1856. After hearing the stories and seeing the sites, travelers return to the 21st century with a better understanding of the plight of slaves, the working of the Underground Railroad and the abolitionist movement that flourished in Salem before the Civil War.

More than 100 images that show interiors, Underground Railroad hiding places and several abolitionists who lived in or visited them will be shown on screen. Tours last approximately 75 minutes. Cost is $15 per person, and a minimum of 15 participants are required.

The Ghost Tours are scheduled for 8 p.m. Aug. 25 and Oct. 6; and at 6, 8 and 10 p.m. Oct. 13, 20 and 27. The Ghost Trolley Tour takes people out of the downtown to famous graves and other “haunted” areas around Salem. Cost is $15. Advance reservations required. Walk-ups accepted if there are openings. Tours may be canceled if minimum isn’t met.

Call the reservation line and leave a message. Calls will be returned. For Underground Railroad Tours, call 330-337-6733 and for Ghost Trolley and Walking Tours, call 330-205-3923.

Church will host Celebration of St. Rocco


St. James Episcopal Church, 7640 Glenwood Ave., will host its annual Celebration of St. Rocco at 10 a.m. Sunday for a festival Eucharist followed by a cavatelli dinner from noon to 5 p.m. Takeout will be available. Cost for dinner is $8 and includes cavatelli, meatballs, bread, tossed salad, dessert and beverage.

There also will be a 50-50 raffle and basket auction. Proceeds benefit the church.

Brookfield church plans Summer Fest


Brookfield United Methodist Church Summer Fest will take place from 11 to 7 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, on the Green in Brookfield, state Route 7. The community parade will take place at noon Saturday. There will be games, food/craft vendors, car cruise, pet parade, crafts for children, bounce house and slide. There also will be a car show. For information, visit

Kravitz to celebrate National Deli Month


Kravitz Deli, 3135 Belmont Ave., will celebrate National Deli Month from Monday through Friday with specials of combo sandwiches, and $1 off sandwiches of the day. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society.

The features will be: Monday, roast turkey; Tuesday, roast beef; Wednesday, pastrami; Thursday, corned beef; Friday, lox, tongue, kosher salami and bologna; and Saturday and Sunday, Reubens in all combinations. National Deli Month was created to showcase the classic Jewish deli and raise money for charitable organizations in the community.

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