Hair donations needed

Hair donations needed
HOWLAND -- Wigs for Kids is looking for human hair donations to help ill children. WFK, a Rocky River-based nonprofit organization, provides wigs to children who have lost their hair because of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, burns and other medical issues. A WFK "Looking for Angels" program will be from 6 to 11 p.m. Nov. 10, in Leo's Ristorante on East Market Street. Tickets are $50 each. Donated hair must be 12 inches long. Wigs are individually designed for each recipient, and the process takes 60 to 85 hours. The value of each wig is $1,500.
Man robbed of $250
YOUNGSTOWN -- An Evergreen man told police he was robbed while trying to buy crack cocaine in the 200 block of East Florida about 12:15 a.m. Saturday. The man said he went to the East Florida address to buy crack but was taken outside by two men who pulled guns and demanded cash. Reports say the man handed over $250 before running to his car.
Open house planned
SALEM -- Kent State University Salem campus will have its fall open house at 7 p.m. Thursday in room 101. Visitors may receive admission and financial aid information, and learn more about academic programs, scholarships and student activities. Visitors may also meet with faculty and administrators and tour the campus. Students and their parents may learn about KSU Salem's honors program at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29 in the activities center. Administrators will present admission criteria, scholarship information and program requirements. Honors program faculty will be available to answer questions and discuss academic eligibility for full-tuition scholarships. Call KSU Salem to register for these events.
Leaf pickup reminder
BESSEMER, Pa. -- Borough residents are reminded that the leaf pickup program will start Monday and continue each Monday through Nov. 26. Residents should put unbagged leaves at the curb.
Lawrence Co. forum
NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Farmers concerned about property reassessment in Lawrence County are invited to two meetings on the Clean and Green Act 319, a state provision that may be able to reduce any increase in taxes for forest or farmland. The act is meant to help preserve farm and forest land by offering use-based property tax rates. The Lawrence County Conservation District will sponsor both meetings Wednesday. The first meeting will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Westfield Grange, Pa. Route 108, just west of Mount Jackson. The other meeting is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Liberty Grange on Pa. Route 108, about five miles west of Harlansburg.
Ghost story tours
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- The Old Stone House will be the sight of ghost story tours as the area marks Halloween on Thursday and Friday. Every room of the house will offer a different ghost story or play from 6 to 9 each night.
Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. Ghost tours start on the front porch and take visitors through the different rooms. The house is owned by Slippery Rock University and is at the intersection of Pa. Routes 8, 528 and 173, about 12 miles north of Butler.