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He chalks the walk

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Four-year-old Tayven Heckert of Leetonia was taking advantage of the nice weather to do some chalk on the walk. He is a Superman when it comes to drawing smiley faces. (Salem News photo by Patti Schaeffer)

On the calendar this week

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TUE/27 ALLIANCE Uniform sale, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., conference room 1A, Alliance Community Hospital; free shuttle service available. LEETONIA Summer Reading program, “There’s No Place Like Home,” 1 p.m.; Board of Trustees, meeting, 5:30 p.m., Leetonia Community Public ...

Compco finalizes deal to buy Quaker Mfg.

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SALEM — Compco Industries finalized its deal to purchase the assets of Quaker Manufacturing Corp. on Friday, the company said in a prepared release Monday. The deal was finalized after two weeks of “intense negotiations” between the Columbiana-based Compco and Quaker Mfg. of ...

3 Salem BOE members aim to keep seats

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SALEM — Salem city school board members Howard Rohleder and Ted Bricker said they’ll seek re-election this fall while fellow board member LuAnn Haddad said she’ll seek to keep her seat through election to an unexpired term. The three announced their intentions at a recent school board ...

The Sears Hometown Store at 2350 E. State St. in the Salem Plaza will close permanently in mid-July, according to owner Cindy Burch. The store has been in the Salem Plaza since October of 2014 and is offering 30 percent off power tools and hand tools and 40-percent discounts on appliances. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)

Salem Sears Hometown Store to close doors by mid-July

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SALEM — The Sears Hometown Store will be closing in mid-July, owner Cindy Burch said of the corporate decision. The store, the second iteration of Sears in Salem after the store on South Broadway Avenue closed years ago, is at 2350 E. State St. in the Salem Plaza. Burch said as a ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Citibank v. Johnny Stewart of Salem; collection sought of $15,227 debt. Renee Y. Carriere of Palmer, Alaska, v. Russell J. Wagner of Salem; collection sought of child support. Laura B. Moore of Cleburne, Texas, v. William J. Lightner of East Liverpool; collection sought of child ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court Megan Ehlenbach, 30, Vale Street, East Liverpool, was fined $50 for speeding. Dustin L. Metz, 26, Canton, was fined $80 for speeding and no operator’s license. Alexis R. Nagle, 18, Union Ridge Road, Negley, was fined $150, given credit for ...

POLICE REPORTS

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GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT —An officer responded to an 8000 block Salem Unity Road home at 4:08 p.m. June 15 in reference to possible neglect of horses. The officer observed four apparently healthy horses roaming in a pasture with two blue barrels of water in plain sight. There was no sign of ...

Wellsville woman charged with felonious assault

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LISBON — A secret indictment issued by the county grand jury was served on Misty N. Williams, charging her with two counts of felonious assault and one count of misdemeanor assault. The charges against Williams, 40, of Main Street, Wellsville, are related to an incident that occurred in the ...

EL woman pleads guilty to drug possession

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LISBON — An East Liverpool woman pleaded guilty to drug charges last week in county Common Pleas Court. Sherri L. Lanam, 29, of St. Clair Avenue, changed her plea from innocent to guilty of three charges of drug possession. Police obtained a warrant to search her home on May 13, 2016, and ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Ketlynn Jackson, 10th Street, Wellsville, called at 12:23 a.m. Monday about money stolen from her vehicle while it was parked just north of Lisbon at 7891 state Route 45 in Center Township. The deputy was unable to contact Jackson to obtain more details. — Regina Minerd called about a ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — An officer at 10:41 a.m. Monday stood by at an address on East Third Street so there would be no issues while an eviction notice was being served. — A woman in the 400 block of Ohio Avenue reported at 9:16 a.m. Monday that she heard yelling at a residence and when she looked ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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Salem Tourism Advisory Board to meet SALEM — The Tourism Advisory Board of Salem plans to meet at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, 713 E. State St. Amateur mycologist to present mushroom program EAST LIVERPOOL — Walt Sturgeon, a nationally recognized amateur ...

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Patriotic concert set Sunday

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The Salem Quaker City Band will present a patriotic concert, “An American Celebration” at 6 p.m. Sunday as part of the Summer Concert Series at the Orashan Memorial Civic Center at Waterworth Memorial Park. Robert J. Barnett, retired band director at West Branch Local School District, is ...

Representatives from Chemical Bank presented a check for $7,500 to Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries. The grant will help support Goodwill’s Sheltered Employment Program. Pictured are, from left, Kyowa Pegues, market manager at Chemical Bank; Jim Freeze, Goodwill executive director; Annette Brown, banking center officer at Chemical Bank; and Michael Schrock, regional manager, Chemical Bank. (Submitted photo)

Chemical Bank aids Goodwill employment program

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YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries recently received a $7,500 grant from Chemical Bank to support Goodwill’s sheltered employment program. Goodwill’s sheltered employment program currently provides employment to 46 individuals with disabilities who have the support of a ...

Among the youngsters attending  the Winona Strawberry Festival were Cope family members, from left, 4-year-old Clara, 6-year-old Ava and 5-year-old Hadley of Salem shown checking out an old-fashioned ice cream maker. (Salem News photo by J.D. Creer)

Strawberry Festival time in Winona

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The pleasant weather and hearty appetites brought many residents to the annual Winona Strawberry Festival held Sunday. Proceeds from the popular festival which was held at the Friends Meeting House benefit the Winona Area Historical Society to be used toward the meeting house and museum.

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Carley A. Woodworth, 24, South Union Avenue, Salem, was cited for driving under suspension, failure to yield at a stop sign and leaving the scene of a crash after officers located on Saturday following a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon at North Howard Avenue and West Fourth ...

On the Calendar

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MON/26 BELOIT West Branch Local School District Board of Education, regular meeting with a work session reviewing regular agenda items, 6 p.m., media room; meeting follows at 7:30 p.m. COLUMBIANA TOPS 720, Presbyterian Church, weigh-ins, 9-9:35 a.m.; 330-482-5946. HANOVERTON Hanover ...

Fairfield Twp. nature trail deck project put on hold

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FAIRFIELD TWP.—Mike Fagan, the architect for the Headwater Nature Trail project, told trustees last week he wanted to explore options after the sole bid came in well over estimates for the observation deck and the access walkway to it. Trustee Barry Miner said the engineer’s estimate was ...