THE DESCENDANTS OF GORDON RUSSELL AND HANNAH LANE RUSSELL are holding their annual Family Reunion today at the Buhl Park, Shelter 2, in Sharon, Pa.
Gordon and Hannah were married in 1850 in Warren. They had several children and their three sons carried on their heritage.
Descendants of Warren Russell and Eva Giddings Russell, Delbert Russell and Kate Carroll Russell, or Nathan Russell and Alma Sweigert Russell are urged to attend, share old photos and stories, and have games for the younger ones. It is a covered dish affair.
Those unable to attend but interested in the family history should contact Donna Jewell Horvath, 816 McClure Ave., Sharon, Pa. 16146 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
STRUTHERS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1956 are reminded to get their reservations and payments in by June 15 for the 52nd reunion and 70th birthday party to be held July 19 at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Center Street in Struthers. Dress is casual and cost is $15 a person. Spouses are welcome. The catered dinner will begin at 6 p.m. and includes beverages.
For reservations, call June Stoeber at 330-207-7879, and mail payment to Struthers Class of 1956, 239 Hamilton Blvd., Struthers 44471.
Former members of the local youth group THE WARREN JUNIOR MILITARY BAND are planning an alumni picnic for all former members, their parents and children.
It is estimated that the organization, founded in 1927, has more than 3,000 alumni to date.
Sponsoring the event is the WJMB Alumni Association. Those attending are encouraged to bring any old photos or recordings.
The picnic is scheduled for 2 to 7 p.m. June 14 at Firemans Field Park, Poland. For more information, see the Web site at www.wjmbalumni.org for directions and what to bring.
THE 1953 W.G. HARDING JUNE GRADUATES will be meeting at the Foster Pavilion, near the Warren Community Amphitheatre, in Perkins Park on June 25 for their annual picnic. Price of the picnic is $12 per couple and $6 for single. A demonstration of the Warren City Police canine unit will be given following lunch. For more information, call 330-898-5592.
THE NILES MCKINLEY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968 will have a two-day 40th reunion celebration Aug. 1 and 2.
Beginning at 1 p.m. on Aug. 1 will be a golf outing at Squaw Creek County Club in Vienna. On Aug. 2, there will be a dinner and festivities at Squaw Creek Country Club, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
The reunion committee is searching for the following classmates. Anyone with information may contact Jim Ries at 330-394-3800.
Barbara Cox Kanchok
THE WARREN G. HARDING HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1998 will hold its 10 year reunion on Aug. 30, at DiVieste’s Banquet Hall in Warren. For more information, visit www.wghclassof1998.com or e-mail wgh_class of email@example.com