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Girard police officer killed in line of duty

Police and Court Reports

GIRARD – Girard police officer Justin Leo, 31, has been identified as the officer who died in the line of duty late Saturday night, sources have confirmed. Leo and another officer were responding to a call for a suicidal male at 408 Indiana Ave. after 10 p.m. When police arrived, a man ...

10-23 FACE PAINT

Feeling blue

Neighborhood News

Seven-year-old Katie Tollas of Columbiana gets her face painted by Mary Maendel of Oh! Creative Faces Sunday during a fall fundraiser hosted by Small Wonders! Discovery and Learning Center. The event featured children’s activities, basket and 50/50 raffles, a Chinese auction, vendors, ...

Salem voters can help with city parks expenses

Local News

SALEM — Officials representing the city parks are asking taxpayers for slightly more money to keep up with current expenses through a combination 1-mill renewal plus an additional .3 mills levy “All we’re doing is bringing it back up to what a true 1-mill levy is,” city Parks ...

Police Reports

Police and Court Reports

SALEM REPORTS — Police responded to Rose Avenue for a 911 call at 12:29 a.m. Sunday with a fight heard in the background. One of the people involved told police it was only a shoving match and the other person left. The person who spoke to police had dropped his glasses and lost a lens ...

Spirits of the Past

Spirits of the Past coming this weekend in Salem

Neighborhood News

SALEM —Spirits of the Past will make a special Halloween appearance at the Ruth Smucker House, 271 S. Broadway Ave., in downtown Salem as the home of the Salem Federation of Women’s Clubs becomes The Spirit House for the weekend. The family-friendly event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. ...

Perry Township safety forces levy renewal is on ballot

Local News

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Perry Township trustees want voters to continue supporting the equipment and communication needs of their police and fire departments. A 1.5-mill, five-year safety forces levy up for renewal on the Nov. 7 ballot will do just that. What the issue won’t do is cost ...

HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES

Neighborhood News

Alliance: Community trick or treat, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 23, Carnation City Mall, starting at the food court entrance; photos will be available in the center court starting at 5 p.m.; bring a non-perishable food item for the Salvation Army; 330-821-4447. Alliance: Allergy-free trunk-or-treat, 3-5 ...

Seven candidates vying for West Branch BOE seats

Local News

BELOIT – West Branch Local School District residents will have plenty of choices for school board on the November ballot with three seats open. Incumbents Eric Glista and John Wallace will be joined by newcomers Josh Carreon, Marci Craig, Don Gullet, Karen Rice and Courtney Stryffeler on ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

MON/23 ALLIANCE Community trick or treat, 6-8 p.m., Carnation City Mall, starting at the food court entrance; photos available in the center court starting at 5 p.m.; bring a non-perishable food item for the Salvation Army; 330-821-4447. COLUMBIANA TOPS 720, Presbyterian Church, weigh-ins, ...

Beloit residents will determine police levy renewal, council seats

Local News

BELOIT—Residents in Beloit will be deciding on a police levy renewal and five council seats. Voters are being asked to renew a 6-mill police protection levy for five years commencing with the tax year 2017. The levy generates $49,041 annually and will not increase taxes. According to ...

Choices are many for Sebring Council, BOE

Local News

SEBRING — Residents in Sebring will have plenty of choices for village council and school board in November. Voters will be deciding on four for council from James Joseph Harp, West Indiana Avenue; Kenneth G. Flowers Jr.. West Indiana Avenue; Mivan D. Sweely Jr., West Georgia Avenue; ...

Berlin Township residents will vote on trustees, five levy

Local News

BERLIN TOWNSHIP — Berlin Township residents in November will have to decide not only who their trustees will be, but also whether they want to spend more money on the fire department. Incumbents Denny Furman and Jodi Kale will be joined on the ballot by Christopher Wills. There will also ...

Six candidates running for four council seats

Local News

LEETONIA — Village residents will have six candidates from which to choose for four seats on village council on the November election. Incumbents Chris Earl and William Garlough are seeking re-election and will be joined by Neal Bayless, Lynette Earl, William Merdich and James Pittman. ...

Seven candidates running for three South Range BOE seats

Local News

BEAVER TOWNSHIP — Residents of the South Range Local School District will have plenty of candidates from which to choose on the November ballot with three seats open. Incumbents John Kuhns, Dale Murray and Ralph Wince will be joined on the ballot by Taylor Christian, Bob Dance, Terry Lally ...

Business women get go-ahead to plan events in Columbiana

Local News

COLUMBIANA — Three local business women were given the go-ahead by city council last week to plan new events in the city, as a test run of sorts for their new event planning business. Following yet another discussion weighing the pros and cons of the venture, council approved allowing ...

Columbiana has vacant seat to fill on planning commission

Local News

COLUMBIANA — The city is looking for someone to fill a now vacant seat on the planning commission. City Manager Lance Willard reported last week Kirby Zellers resigned, effective Nov 1. Zellers was serving his first term on the commission and according to his resignation letter decided to ...