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On the calendar this week

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tue/23 CANFIELD Friends of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County general membership meeting, 6 p.m., Canfield Library. COLUMBIANA Columbiana Village Exempted Schools, board of education meeting, 6 p.m., high school media center. LEETONIA Leetonia Community Public ...

Washingtonville sign painter

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Eric Rebic, owner of JETA Contracting of Struthers, paints the Washingtonville village community building sign Monday. The company began work last week by pressure washing the building, applying paint, repairing interior walls, putting ice guards in place for the newly installed metal roof, ...

Haltec, Humtown expand at Port’s World Trade Park

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LEETONIA — Haltec Inc., a Salem company expanding into the World Trade Park in Leetonia, will be soon be taking over the space where the Columbiana County Port Authority is located. The change leads to the port authority moving to a new building on Lincole Place in Lisbon, near the ...

Former Goshen trustee Spencer named to fill vacant seat on board

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GOSHEN TWP. — Township trustees Monday night appointed a familiar face to fill the empty seat on the board. Trustees Bob McCracken and Teresa Stratton appointed former trustee Rob Spencer to replace Todd Beeson who resigned Sept. 30 due to issues related to a 2016 work accident. Spencer ...

Perry trustees defend cut in police patrol hours

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PERRY TWP. — Trustees addressed residents' police patrol concerns during Monday’s meeting. Residents Maria Harrold, an Andrew Street resident, and Linda, who lives on West Perry Street, asked why police hours had been cut. Harrold said, “I’m concerned you cut their hours. With less ...

Drug gang suspect pleads guilty

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LISBON — Brandon M. Diddle, 38, Hammondsville Road, Wellsville, one of a long list of people charged with engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity as a part of the indictment known as Operation Big Oak, pleaded guilty to five counts on Monday. Daniel Kasaris, a special assistant ...

Oktoberfest brew

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Lisbon celebrated autumn with Oktoberfest activities in the downtown area over the weekend. Shannon Clark of Next Home Go 30 Realty in Lisbon serves up one of the German lagers made by Sandy Springs Brewery to an Oktoberfest patron at the Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce stop. A variety of beers ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— James A. Adams, 43, Neeld Road, East Palestine, was southbound on state Route 7 in Fairfield Township at 11:02 a.m. Saturday and was struck by Casey S. McEwen, 45, Crestview Road, New Waterford, who was westbound on Crestview Road and ran a red light. McEwen was cited for signal ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — An Oct. 29 preliminary hearing was set in Columbiana County Municipal Court for Keelie L. Wright, East Washington Street, Lisbon, charged with felonious assault after she allegedly stabbed Christian Perrin several times on Saturday during a domestic dispute. Her bond was set at ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Steffanie Brickner, East Liverpool, vs. Dylan F. Wolfe, East Liverpool, excess $25,000 sought for alleged injuries and damages from a traffic crash on state Route 170 in St. Clair Township on Nov. 26, 2016. First National Bank of Omaha vs. Michael D. Ewing, East Liverpool, $15,119 ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Officers responded to Waterworth Memorial Park off Sunset Drive at 1:35 p.m. Sunday in reference to a suspicious vehicle. The driver said he was going through some personal issues and wanted a quiet place to sit. — Logan D. Brown, 20, Camp Boulevard, Hanoverton, was cited for ...

6 secret indictments served

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LISBON — Six of the secret indictments issued by the Columbiana County Common Pleas Court grand jury last week were served over the weekend. Christian L. Dowdy, 22, Springdale Avenue, Salem, is charged with unlawful sexual conduct with a minor for allegedly having sexual conduct with ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Someone on West Shore Drive, Beloit, reported someone entering a nearby vacant home without permission at 1 p.m. Friday. Deputies found Andrew Bourgoujian inside the back bedroom of the home. Bourgoujian claimed to be homeless and said he stopped to talk to the owner about renting the ...

POLICE REPORTS

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GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT — Karen Chu, 51, Youngstown, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on state Route 165 at Beaver Creek Road at 11:16 p.m. Saturday. — Andrew David Conner, 29, Alliance, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County ...

CORRECTION

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United Local's renewal of a 3-mill construction or permanent improvements levy was omitted from a list of issues in a story in Monday's edition. As a renewal, it will not raise taxes

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Neighborhood News

Fourth Thursday Banquet to feature ham SALEM — The Fourth Thursday Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St. This week’s sponsor is the Reading Church of Homeworth. The menu offers ham, scalloped potatoes, green beans, applesauce, ...

Keep on truckin’

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Truck was most likely the first word out of their mouths as babies and it still is most likely their favorite word and possession of the members of the 83,000 members of The Dying Breed Diesels. Locally, Brayden and Jenn Tucker of Tucker Equipment in Lisbon organized the event that brought ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — A 900 block South Lundy Avenue resident reported at 11:58 a.m. Saturday that someone was attempting to enter his apartment while he was away and his wife was home alone. Officers spoke with the landlord who said a former tenant had stopped by to pick up some items in the hallway and ...