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From left, Stadium GM Superstore owner Shorty Navarro, Salem Regional Medical Center Director of Development Amy Reed, Stadium GM Superstore General Manager Mike Hudock and SRMC Foundation Special Events Chairman George Morris III gather next to a 2018 Buick Encore SUV up for grabs through a foundation fundraiser. Stadium donated a two-year lease on the vehicle to help support the  hospital’s continued growth and mission of serving the community and region. Raffle tickets are $50 each and can be purchased at the Stadium GM Superstore, the Look Nook gift shop and the SRMC Development office, both at SRMC. Tickets will be available in the SRMC cafeteria from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday and on Feb. 23 and March 9. The drawing will be held during the Eighth Annual Hearts & Stars Gala on March 17 at the The Vineyards at Pine Lake in Columbiana. (Salem News photo by Mary Ann Greier)

SRMC Foundation to raffle lease on Buick Encore as fundraiser

Local News

SALEM — The Salem Regional Medical Center Foundation is raffling off a two-year lease on a 2018 Buick Encore SUV, courtesy of the Stadium GM Superstore in Salem, all to raise funds for the foundation and forward the hospital’s cause. “This is huge for us. Stadium being a local company, ...

On the calendar this week

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TUE/23 BEAVER TOWNSHIP Beaver Police Department Crime Watch, 7 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley main building, 9111 Sharrott Road, corner of Sharrott Road and Wester Reserve Road). Open to the public. Guest speaker will be Probate Court Judge Robert N. Rusu, Jr. BELOIT “Coffee Talks” to ...

Police chief looking for officers

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Police Chief Mike Emigh said he’s looking for a full-time officer to replace one who’s leaving and he also needs another part-timer. “I’m hoping to find someone out there with experience,” he said. Emigh updated trustees on the state of his department, announcing that full-time ...

HK Technologies moving from Leetonia to Salem-area site

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EAST LIVERPOOL — HK Technologies is moving from its Leetonia facility to the former RAG Tool building on state Route 45 just north of Salem. Columbiana County Port Authority executive director Penny Traina announced the move at Monday’s meeting, saying HK had outgrown the space it has ...

Salem Twp. starts year with $482K carryover

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FRANKLIN SQUARE — Fiscal Officer Cathy Wilms said Salem Township had a $482,000 carryover from 2017 which was filed with the Columbiana County auditor while trustees approved an increase in temporary appropriations for 2018 of $6,482, during its last meeting. In a housekeeping matter, ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court, Zachary Charles Willis, 23, School Street, Washingtonville, was fined $1,150, credited with a day in jail, sentenced to and additional 69 days, had his license suspended for three years and required 30 hours community service for OVI third ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— Chandler Charles Joseph, 18, Lones Road, Lisbon, was cited with operating without reasonable control after he was southbound on state Route 45 in Madison Township at 12:25 a.m. Jan. 14, went off the right side of the road and struck a tree. Neither Joseph, nor his passengers, Tyler Reed, ...

SALEM FIRE CALL

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— Firefighters were called at 10:50 a.m. Monday to Cedar Ridge and Southeast Boulevard for a transformer sparking at the top of a power pole. The power company was notified of the incident. The report said an excavator working in the 1200 block of Cedar Ridge hit an underground power line and ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Jason Todd Fitzsimmons, Woodville Road, Fairfield Township, reported at 6:58 p.m. Thursday he came home at about 6 p.m. and found his window air conditioner had been pushed in. Someone had used the window to enter the home and several pieces of property were stolen. Fitzsimmons left his ...

EL man charged with bringing drugs to jail

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LISBON — Travis L. Keener, 30, Avondale Street, East Liverpool, was served a secret indictment for charges of three counts of illegal conveyance of a drug of abuse onto the grounds of a detention facility and two counts of possession of drugs. On June 21, 2016, Keener allegedly had ...

POLICE REPORTS

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GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT — An officer stood by at 5000 block state Route 14 business at 1:28 p.m. Thursday to watch for a wanted silver vehicle traveling from Niles. The officer did not see the vehicle. — An officer responded West Branch High School at 7:36 a.m. Friday in reference to a ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — A set of keys found in the area of East State Street and Sleepy Hollow was turned over to police at 3:16 p.m. Monday. — A caller at 3:01 p.m. Monday reported a vehicle blocking an alley in the 200 block of Hawley Avenue. The owner was contacted and moved the vehicle. — A ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Neighborhood News

Benefit dance planned at Deerfield Town Hall DEERFIELD—The Deerfield House Band is sponsoring a benefit dance for the Joe Horner Family from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Deerfield Town Hall. There will be many baskets, pie walks and special events. Refreshments will be available. ...

The long funeral processional for Lt. Charles Shafer travels down East State Street in Salem as hundreds of onlookers brave a light rain and cold temperatures Sunday. (Salem News photo by Pattie Shaeffer)

Police lieutenant laid to rest

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SALEM — People lined the sidewalks of downtown Salem Sunday, some holding flags, some saluting, some holding their hands over their hearts — all honoring Lt. Charles Shafer as his funeral procession traveled along State Street —one last patrol with his brothers and sisters in ...

POLICE REPORTS

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PERRY TOWNSHIP — Officers responded with assistance from Salem police to a 400 block Benton Road home at 8:07 a.m. Friday in which the woman of the home was reportedly throwing dishes and knifes around the house. Upon arrival, no signs of violence was observed and the two residents said ...

On the Calendar

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MON/22 COLUMBIANA TOPS 720, Presbyterian Church, weigh-ins, 9-9:35 a.m.; 330-482-5946. LISBON Lepper Library, 1-on-1 computer help, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 330-424-3117 to register. Narcotics Anonymous meeting, “Hugs Not Drugs,” noon, First United Methodist Church, 114 E. Washington ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— Adam M. Carver, 34, Beloit Snodes Road, Beloit, was cited with operating without reasonable control after he was southbound on Westville Lake Road at 8 a.m. Saturday in Knox Township and traveled off the east side of the road at the intersection with Hartley Road, striking a ditch, a cable ...