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TUE/25 LEETONIA Young Writers, 3 p.m.; board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Leetonia Community Public Library. LISBON Columbiana County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board meeting, 6:45 p.m. NEW WATERFORD Tire drop off, 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Village of New Waterford garage on Taylor Avenue; $1 ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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MCCTC holding plant sale CANFIELD—The Spring Plant Sale, sponsored by the Floral Design and Landscaping programs at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center, has started selling their plants. The Green House, located at 7300 N Palmyra Road, will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — A caller at 12:41 p.m. Monday reported suspicious persons at Walmart in the 2800 block of East State Street. Officers located the persons who said they had been stopping people and asking for money. An officer told them that’s against the law and to move along. — Police were ...

Crestview Schools honor rolls

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Crestview High School 4.0 Grade Point Average Freshmen: Kayla Best, Alexa Bregar, Haleigh Brooks, Alyssa Bush, Stephanie Dickey, Tanner Hoffer, Tayla Jones, Madison Lindsay, Kirstin Mills, Amelia Montgomery, Emma Norris, Marissa Patrone, Stephanie Petrycki, Mercedes Sevacko, Celeste ...

4-25 STUDENT

Salem student wins regional dance title

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Ally Chambers, daughter of Ron and Lisa Chambers of Salem, recently won the title of "Mini Miss That's Entertainment" at That's Entertainment's Youngstown regional dance competition. She is a student at Infinity Dance and Performing Arts in Salem. She studies tap, ballet, jazz, baton and ...

The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce held a red-ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday for Energy Optimism LLC. From left, Carol Cobbs, chamber director; Rick Noel, city councilman; Jen Colella, tourism bureau; Charles Hatch, owner; Jonah Hatch; Talia Hatch; Kathryn Hatch; Heather Doyle; Nathan Doyle; Moriah Doyle; Ury Doyle; Elijah Doyle; Isaiah Doyle; Zeke Doyle; Mike Ritterspach; and Ginny Perkins, chamber president. (Submitted photo)

Columbiana Chamber welcomes energy company

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COLUMBIANA—The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce held a red-ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday for Energy Optimism LLC. The company, owned and operated by four brothers who grew up in the area, sees continued growth in the solar energy market. Owner Charles Hatch stated, “Solar ...

FIRE REPORTS

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SALEM — Salem Police notified the Salem Fire Department at 12:20 p.m. Monday about sheet metal blowing and falling off ofa building at 460 W. Wilson St., site of the former Pittsburgh Foundry which had been purchased for a recycling business. Firefighters checked the building and saw ...

4-24 METTS ONE

Memorial West ball field officially becomes Terry Metts Field

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The late Terry Metts, a longtime Salem Junior Baseball League coach and supporter of all youth sports in our area, was honored Saturday. Family members, Salem Parks Dept. officials and friends were on hand when Memorial West was officially named Terry Metts Field. The backstop sign declaring ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — A state Route 45 resident reported on station at 10:20 a.m. Saturday an assault that took place the prior day at his residence regarding money. — A patrolling officer at 1:33 p.m. Saturday observed a makeshift living area made of tires, old plywood and tree limbs in an alley of ...

On the Calendar

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MON/24 BEAVER TOWNSHIP South Range school board, 7 p.m., high school band room. COLUMBIANA TOPS 720, Presbyterian Church, weigh-ins, 9-9:35 a.m.; 330-482-5946. LEETONIA Nonfiction Book Discussion Group, 3 p.m., “Evicted” by Matthew Desmond, Leetonia Community Public ...

Columbiana online bill pay up and running

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COLUMBIANA—After months of preparation, the city’s new online bill pay system was put into service last week, and there are already 18 accounts registered. The new system allows residents to pay their water, sewer and electric bills online. Payments can still be made at the administrative ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Deputies were dispatched Thursday evening to the home of Cornelius Beckwith, McGavern Road, Salineville, for reports of a domestic dispute, and found Beckwith sitting on the couch in an emotional state. He reported his son, Cornelius Beckwith II, known as Corky, had struck him in the ...

West Branch Schools honor rolls

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Damascus Elementary School All As Third Grade: Hallie Vie Burton, Zachary Coffee, Jude Corallo, Alli Kanagy, Sara Schmidt, Indonika Woods. All As Fourth Grade: Lane Allison, Lydia Bates, Dominic Brenner, Lauren Cameron, Maddox Coleman, Kyle Day, Carson Graham, Ragan Greeneisen, Evan ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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Saxon sausage ordering deadline today SALEM — Today is the deadline to order sausage from the Salem Saxon Club at 1980 Newgarden Road (state Route 9). To order call Marilyn McNutt at 216-410-7291. Available for $3 per pound is rope sausage in 3 and 5-pound packages in mild, garlic and ...

Columbiana pocket park nearly funded

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COLUMBIANA — Only about $15,000 is needed to fund the remainder of the Main Street Common project, also known as the pocket park on South Main Street. Pat Tingle, of the Columbiana Restoration and Beautification Committee (R&B), said a $15,000 sponsorship recently came in for the ...

Across our Classrooms

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Area students recognized at YSU honors convocation YOUNGSTOWN — Awards and scholarships were presented to 85 exceptional students in Youngstown State University’s (YSU) College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at the college’s spring honors convocation on April 18. The following ...

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Alchemy Acres raffling off lawnmower

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Alchemy Acres Animal Sanctuary is sponsoring a raffle to win a 42-inch, 18 horsepower Cub Cadet riding lawnmower with a retail value of $1,499. Tickets cost $10 or three for $20 and can be purchased at Alchemy Acres, 1859 Depot Road, Salem. The drawing will be held at 4 p.m. April 30. All ...

Columbiana County voters to see new sign-in with November election

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LISBON — When Columbiana Countians show up to vote in the November election they will sign in using an electronic pollbook, a process similar to swiping a credit card in the check-out line at your local supermarket. The Columbiana County elections board voted Tuesday to switch to e-pollbooks ...