REUNIONS & class notes

Austintown Fitch High School Class of 1978 will host its 40th reunion beginning at 6 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown. The picnic-style event will take place in the club’s enclosed pavilion and surrounding grounds and will include dinner, prizes and a cookie table. A cash bar also will be available. Dress is casual, and alumni are encouraged to take lawn chairs. Those who can donate cookies are asked to contact Judy Kuhn-Wood at For reservations, send $30 per person by check or money order payable to Austintown Fitch Class of 1978, c/o Bob Gugliotti, 4711 Driftwood Lane, Youngstown, OH 44515, by July 1. Indicate your email address on the memo line. No tickets will be issued; reservations will be verified at the door. For further details or to provide email addresses of Fitch ’78 alumni, contact Gugliotti at or Judy Batyske-Schenker at

Boardman High School Class of 1968 will meet for its 50th reunion during a “Those Were the Days” weekend, Aug. 3, 4 and 5. A meet and greet will take place Aug. 3 at Johnny’s Restaurant; Aug. 4 will be morning golf and breakfast at Mill Creek Park Golf Course, an afternoon tour of the old Boardman High School building, and dinner and dancing that evening; and Aug. 5 will be brunch at the Holiday Inn Boardman. For information, email Edie Small-Davidson at

Campbell Memorial High School January and June Classes of 1950 will meet for lunch at noon June 6 at Bedford Trails Golf Course in Coitsville.

Campbell Memorial High School All Alumni Reunion will take place at 7 p.m. July 21 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center, 7440 South Ave., Boardman. Cost is $45, and tickets are available by visiting; or at the CMHS Alumni office/Campbell Elementary Middle School; Campbell Memorial High School; Campbell board of education offices; and at Soup City Designs, 6126 Market St., Boardman. The classes of 1973, 1978 and 1983 will celebrate anniversary reunions within the All Alumni reunion. Ticket information for members of those classes is available by visiting Last day to purchase tickets is June 29. For information, call the alumni office at 330-799-1232 or email or visit

Campbell Memorial High School Class of 1967 will meet at 6 p.m. June 12 at Barry Dyngle’s Pub, 1601 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown. Anyone attending must reply by calling Janet Lisko-Ruberto at 330-506-3411 or email Guests are welcome.

Campbell Memorial High School Class of 1968 members are asked to save the date for their 50-year reunion to take place Aug. 11 at the Holiday Inn in Boardman. A mixer will take place Aug. 10 at Magic Tree in Boardman. Reservation forms must be returned by Thursday. Contact Debbie O’Mellan at 330-506-9423 or with questions or updated mailing addresses and phone numbers.

Canfield High School Class of 1968 will celebrate its 50th class reunion July 27 with a mixer at Davidson’s Restaurant and at 6 p.m. July 28 at Salem Hills Golf Club, 12688 S. Salem-Warren Road. For information, email or

Canfield High School Class of 1983 will host its 35th reunion at 6 p.m. Sept. 1 at Kennsington Grille, 4171 Westford Place, Canfield. The evening will include a cash bar, appetizers and music featuring ’80s favorites. Tickets are $50 per person. For reservations, make checks payable to CHS Class of ‘83 and mail to P.O. Box 35, Canfield, OH 44406. Checks must be received by Aug. 15. Rooms will be available at the Courtyard by Marriott Youngstown Canfield for anyone needing accommodations. A pre-reunion gathering will take place at the Canfield Fairgrounds Grandstand on Aug. 31, with the class entering a Class of ‘83 car in the demolition derby. For information, call Jodi Weaver at 330-507-2182.

East High School Class of 1983 will celebrate its 35th class reunion from July 27-29. For information, call 330-717-1088.

Fitch High School Class of 1968 is organizing its 50th class reunion for Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. Anyone interested in attending may email Sally Kenney at salkenney@yahoo com.

Girard High School Class of 1968 will celebrate its 50th reunion Oct. 13 at St. Mark’s Hall, 3560 Logan Way, Liberty Township. Cost is $25 per person and invitations will be mailed in June. Plans are being made to attend the GHS 2018 Homecoming football game Oct. 12. For information, call Ron Hetrick at 330-545-3640, Pat (Coppinger) Shively at 330-366-0006 or email Information is also available on the class Facebook page, “Girard High School Class of 1968.”

Hubbard High School Class of 1961 will celebrate class members’ 75th birthdays Aug. 17 and 18 with a social to begin at 6 p.m. Aug. 17 at the New Manhattan, 7262 Hubbard-Masury Road. A picnic will take place at noon Aug. 18 at Harding Park with lunch at 1 p.m. Cost is $5 per person, payable the day of the event. For information, call Nancy Micheline Linebaugh at 330-360-3110 or Helen Ferrick Harrison at 330-534-5358.

Isaac Anderson and Lydia Warner 98th annual family reunion will take place June 23 at Grove City Memorial Park at Highland Shelter, state Route 58, Grove City, Pa. The event starts at 10 a.m. with table setup and coffee making. Coffee will be served at 11 a.m. followed by a meal at noon. Participants are asked to take their own table settings as well as a casserole or dessert and a white elephant prize wrapped for bingo. Beverages will be provided. The event will include a family picture and games. For information, call 330-534-3896 or email

Liberty High School Class of 1969 will celebrate its 50th reunion July 6, 2019, at the Mahoning Country Club. Information for class members is needed. Reply with information to Beth at

Maplewood High School Class of 1968 will celebrate its 50th reunion with a dinner July 14 at Greene Eagle Winery, 2576 Davis-Peck Road, Mecca. The reunion committee has been updating information. Former classmates or anyone who has information about former classmates is asked to contact Wendy Turrell at; Coreen Creager Pierce at; or Sandra Beckley Kinter at

Mineral Ridge Scholarship Banquet will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 11 at Ciminero’s Banquet Centre, Niles. Cost is $35 per person payable by July 31. Reservations can be sent to P.O. Box 191, Mineral Ridge, OH 44440. All former students, those who attended Mineral Ridge School, faculty, former faculty, employees and township officials and guests are cordially invited to attend. All proceeds benefit the scholarship fund. For information, contact Pam Sedlock-Mayfield at 330-652-5784.

Mohawk Area Alumni Association Reunion will take place at 6 p.m. Aug. 4 in the Mohawk High School cafeteria, 385 Mohawk School Road, New Castle, Pa. The 10th annual MAAA will honor the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1968. The Class of 1967 will handle the registration and the Class of 1969 will be in charge of the refreshments. All graduates, attendees, teachers and workers of Bessemer-Mahoning Township, Big Beaver Township, Mt. Jackson Enon Valley and New Beaver Boro-Wampum schools are invited. Dress is casual. Call Charlotte McCalla Oliver, president, at 724-336-5958 with questions.

Newton Falls Schoolmates and Friends will host its 99th annual reunion at 11:30 a.m. June 16 at DiVieste’s Banquet Hall, 754 N. River Road NW, Warren. A social will begin at 11:30, and lunch will be served at 1 p.m., followed by a program honoring the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1968. To make a reservation, send a check for $20 by Friday payable to Newton Falls Schoolmates and Friends, to Kathy Rapczak, 4917 Fairview Ave., Newton Falls, OH 44444.

New Lyme-Deming 79th alumni banquet and school reunion will take place at the Wesley Hall of Jefferson United Methodist Church, 125 East Jefferson St., Jefferson. Social hour begins at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6. The cost is $16 in advance or $17 at the door. Reservations can be made by calling Janet Lipps at 440-576-5418.

Niles McKinley High School Class of 1956 invites members and guests to celebrate their 80th birthdays with dinner and an evening of reminiscing at 6 p.m. Aug. 18 at Ciminero’s Banquet Centre, 123 Main St. Cost is $20 per person. For information or an invitation, call Lavina at 330-652-3732.

South High School All Alumni Reunion will take place June 29 at the Holiday Inn, Boardman. Cocktail hour is at 6 p.m. with dinner to follow at 7. A DJ and dancing also will be included. The classes of 1958 and 1968 will be recognized. For information, call Jo at 330-757-1422.

South High School Class of 1968 will celebrate its 50th class reunion July 6, 7 and 8 at Archangel Michael Hall, 401 Twelfth St., Campbell. Meet-and-greet will take place July 6, dinner July 7 and church July 8. Send addresses to Georgetta (Laury) Smith at or Shirley (Lindsey) Carson at

South Range High School Class of 1973 will celebrate its 45th reunion from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 30 at Firestone Park, Columbiana, Pavilion 4. Spouses and guests are welcome. Classmates may call Shirley (Slagle) Kellgreen at 330-540-5487 or email

Ursuline High School Class of 1950 will have a reunion luncheon to mark its 68th year since graduation. The luncheon will take place at Davidson’s at 1 p.m. Sept. 26. Spouses are welcome. To respond or to assist with phone calls, contact Sally Absalom at 330-799-2952.

Ursuline High School Class of 1968 has planned its 50th reunion for July 27 and 28 at the Holiday Inn, Boardman. There will be a meet-and-greet July 27 and a dinner (casual attire) July 28. For reservations or questions, contact: Teresa (Tamburino) Deskin at or Linda Ross at

Warren Western Reserve Class of 1983 will celebrate its 35th reunion from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Avalon Inn and Resort Grand Pavilion, 1 American Way, Warren. Cost is $35 per person and includes dinner, dancing and a cash bar. Payment must be made via Paypal to by July 10. For information, visit or the Warren Western Reserve Class of 1983 Facebook page. For questions, email to

Woodrow Wilson High School Class of 1951 will meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. June 6 at the Landmark Restaurant, 7424 Market St., Boardman. Classmates and guests are invited.

Woodrow Wilson High School Class of 1961 will celebrate a collective 75th birthday party from 1 to 5 p.m. June 30 at Hollywood Gaming, 650 N. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown. Cost is $35 per person and guests are invited. Mail reservation checks payable to Mary Lou Yaist, 6721 Lockwood Blvd., Boardman, OH 44512. For information email Bob Shimek at or call 330-717-7530 or Steve Melek at or call 330-707-3022.

Woodrow Wilson Classes of 1968 and 1969 will celebrate their 50th reunions during Labor Day weekend. There will be a meet-and-greet at the Magic Tree in Boardman at 7 p.m. Aug. 31 and a breakfast at the Holiday Inn in Boardman from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Sept. 1 with the reunion banquet to follow that evening from 6 to 10 p.m. For information, contact Beth Anderson Egan at or check out the Facebook page, Woodrow Wilson High School ’68 & ’69.

Upcoming reunions and class events are published Tuesdays. Please submit information about class and family gatherings to the Society Department by 5 p.m. Friday.

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