Helen Gormley of Columbiana can’t help but smile in her backyard garden, a peaceful place brimming with whimsical touches. Her garden will be showcased as part of the third annual Alice in Wonderland Tea and Garden Tour planned by Columbiana Women’s Club from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 8 and 9. Tea will be served at the clubhouse, 121 N. Main St., Columbiana, with an accompanying Alice in Wonderland Alexander Doll Raffle. The garden tour includes the Lutheran Church Garden, Barleytwist Tea Garden, Maria Green’s rustic garden, John Hippley’s Park Garden, Donna Bekar’s backyard garden with koi pond and waterfall, and Gormley’s garden. Tickets may be purchased in advance at Vivian’s and the Next-to-New Shop. On the days of the event, tickets may be bought at the Women’s Club and each of the participating gardens. Tickets for the tea cost $10, for the garden tour, $10, and for both events, $15.
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The Dagwood Burger, modified with roasted red peppers and bacon at Mike's Penn Ave. Grille in Salem.
Jackie Metzgar serves up a gourmet burger to the Burger Boys at Mike’s Penn Ave. Grille.
Third baseman Jacki Rhine is one of the four three-year-starters on the Mathews softball team. The Mustangs, who call themselves “The Goon Squad” because they always have each others’ backs, are making their first trip to state on Thursday.
Kansas City Royals second baseman Johnny Giavotella is upended after forcing out the Cleveland Indians’ Luke Carlin then throwing to first to complete a double play during the fourth inning of Tuesday’s baseball game in Cleveland. The Royals downed the Indians, 8-2.
Fedoriouk plays a pan flute.
Youngstown’s nine newest police officers — Michael Sobnovsky, Phillip Skowron, Martin Stachowicz, Ryan Curry, Mohammed Awad, Jessica Shields, Robert Gentile, Seann Carfolo and Christopher Staley — are sworn in by Mayor Charles Sammarone on Tuesday.
Dignitaries conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday at the Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority’s 76-unit Brier Hill Annex apartment complex, which has undergone a nearly two-year, $10 million federally funded renovation.
Champion catcher Sierra Blackson was running on pure adrenaline during the seventh inning of the Division III
regional softball final against Black River last weekend. Blackson contributed a hit in the top half of the inning,
then corralled the first out in the bottom with a diving effort against the backstop.