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Snacks for soldiers

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The United Local United Service Organization (USO) show raised $600 to purchase supplies and snacks for a military unit stationed in the Middle East. Students shopped from a wish list given to director Cindy Neiswanger. Pictured are, from left, Haley Dees, Audrey Rummel and Gavan Gordon with ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

SAt/15 ALLIANCE Bingo, 6:25 p.m., Disabled American Veterans #50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors open 5 p.m. CANFIELD Angels For Animals’ holiday sale fundraiser returns for one more day with bargains from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Andrews Hall, 4750 W. South Range Road. COLUMBIANA Santa’s ...

Man who killed girl in hit/skip sent back to prison

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LISBON — Todd R. Roberts, the Leetonia man sentenced to four years in 2014 for striking and killing 9-year-old Olivia S. Thompson with his vehicle, was sentenced to three additional years on Friday for violating his probation. Roberts, 34, Coal Alley, Leetonia, was taken into immediate ...

Church Happenings

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SALEM – The “Homecoming Christmas Concert” featuring Larry and Patricia Jewett will be held Sunday at Salem Bible Methodist Church, 1647 N. Ellsworth Ave. The public is invited to the event which begins at 10:30 a.m. For more information contact Pastor David W. Crosley at ...

Dialysis supply firm OK’d

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COLUMBIANA — A medical dialysis supply company is moving into the industrial park after receiving final approval on Tuesday by the planning commission. Charles Scheetz of HemaSource Inc. told the planning commission the company is moving into the facility on Heck Road, which was the former ...

Telecomunications payout for United smaller this year

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HANOVERTON—United Local Schools will receive less money for telecommunication services this year. The school board this week granted approval for district E-Rate agent Dennis Klaustermeyer to apply for the 2018-2019 E-Rate funds which provide discounts on telecommunication and Internet ...

Fan support

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Lisbon senior basketball player Justin Sweeney gets a fist bump from one of his biggest fans, Elizabeth Huckshold, 4, the daughter of boys coach Chris Huckshold. (Salem News photo by Patti Schaeffer)

GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off

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DETROIT (AP) — General Motors’ plans to lay off 14,000 salaried and blue-collar workers might not be as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday that 2,700 out of the 3,300 U.S. factory jobs slated for elimination will now be saved. Blue-collar workers will still lose jobs at ...

Commissioners renew public defenders pact

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LISBON — Accused lawbreakers without the means to hire their own attorney will continue to receive public defender services through the Columbiana County Defense League Inc. County commissioners on Wednesday renewed their one-year contract with the non-profit group, which will be paid ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — A Dec. 20 preliminary hearing was set in County Municipal Court for Ashley D. Cox, 29, West Main Street, New Waterford, who is charged with illegal conveyance of prohibited items onto the grounds of a detention facility. Cox is accused of mailing a card with suspected suboxone strips ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Deputies were asked to check on an elderly person living on Old Monroeville Road, Washington Township at 6:34 p.m. Thursday. The person appeared normal. — Jeffrey G. Messenger, Cunningham Road, Salem, reported at 5:01 a.m. Thursday someone stole two tarps off his truck overnight while ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Officers responded to the area of North Lundy Avenue and East State Street at 9:46 a.m. Thursday in reference to a male individual wearing a gray sweatshirt and khaki pants attempting to enter numerous vehicles. Officers searched the area but were unable to find the suspect. — ...

PATROL

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—Jeffrey G. Keener, 17, of East Liverpool, was driving on Cannons Mill Road in Madison Township at 7:33 p.m. Monday when a car coming the opposite direction went left of center, with Keener driving off the road and striking a tree. James Watson, 69, of Wellsville, confirmed what Keener said, ...

CORRECTION

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Two of the players in “Annie” were misidentified in Friday’s edition. Pictured are Eric Briggs and Sarah Kinser, and seated is Anna Sophia Viccari.

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Neighborhood News

Tapestries of Ohio to perform in Salem Monday SALEM — Tapestries of Ohio will present a Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Monday at the First Presbyterian Church, 436 E. Second St. A free will offering will be taken. Members of the group are Marcia Splinter, soprano; Mike Newman of Salem, ...

Last weekend to see “Annie”

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There are only three more chances to see “Annie” at Salem Community Theatre. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Pictured are Sarah Kinser, seated; and Eric Briggs and Anna Sophia Viccari. A play review appears on page 7A. (Submitted photo)

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

FRI/14 CANFIELD Alzheimer Network Family Support Group, 10 a.m., Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St.; family members and caregivers welcome; information, 330-788-9755. COLUMBIANA Joy of Christmas Light Show, open 6-9 p.m., Harvey S. Firestone Park, 338 E. Park Ave.; $10 per ...

Salem council OKs services for property

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SALEM — City council agreed Thursday that the city will provide services to a North Lincoln Avenue property if it’s annexed. The decision was made during a special meeting called specifically to pass an ordinance designating services to the property, which is a requirement of the ...

Across our Communities

Neighborhood News

‘An 1860’s Christmas planned Saturday SEBRING — The public is invited to attend “An 1860’s Christmas” from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Sebring Friends Church, 615 S. 21st St. The event depicts a Christmas as it might have been celebrated during the Civil War with some toys of ...

Members of CRA council appointed

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Mayor Bryan Blakeman announced two of the people he will be appointing to the Community Reinvestment Area (CRA) Housing Council, while the Columbiana Planning Commission named another member during its meeting on Tuesday. After some discussion, the planning commission chose Thomas Mackall of ...