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POLICE REPORTS

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LEETONIA — Steven L. Martin, 31, Main Street, Leetonia, was charged with driving under suspension after an officer observed him drive to and from a Columbia Street business at 1:12 p.m. Friday, knowing him to have a suspended license. — Officers responded to a 300 block Somer Street ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— Deborah Boyd, 63, Steubenville Pike, Hammondsville, was westbound on U.S. Route 30 in Madison Township at 8:46 p.m. Feb. 12, when she struck a tree, which had fallen into the road. She was not injured. — Anne M. Grande, 41, South Lincoln Avenue, Salem, was northbound on state Route 45 ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Deputies were asked to check on a few animals at a property on state Route 14 in Salem Township at 4:45 p.m. Sunday. The animals were found to have food, water and heated shelter. — A Lusk Lock Road, Elkrun Township, man was reported to be attempting to harm himself, but when deputies ...

Salem police officer ending long career of service

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SALEM—You get out what you put in — that’s what now retired Salem Police Patrolman Austin French said he believes. The 63-year-old practiced what he preached during a law enforcement career that spanned the last 40-plus years, serving the city of Salem full time since July 8, 1999 until ...

Police Reports

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SALEM REPORTS — Police were called at 3:55 a.m. Sunday to an assault in the 500 block of South Broadway Avenue. The victim said while walking out the door of the establishment, he was struck in the face. He had visible injuries to the lip and face but refused medical treatment at the scene. ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

MON/18 CANFIELD Monday Night Writers meeting, 6-8 p.m., small meeting room at the Canfield branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, 43 W. Main St. COLUMBIANA TOPS 720 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) support group, Presbyterian Church; weigh-ins 9-9:35 a.m.; ...

Site keeps Salem Super Cruise fans informed

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SALEM — Keeping the slogan, “If it has wheels, bring it,” the 14th annual Salem Super Cruise is keeping fans informed with its salemsupercruise.com website. The website has 131 pictures on its slide show displaying cars from previous Super Cruises. The Super Cruise, set for June 6-9, ...

Sheriff’s Office

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— A church on state Route 7, New Waterford, reported a problem at 3:49 p.m. Friday. Deputies arrived to find a homeless person, who they transported to a local business for the night. — Deputies smelled the odor of marijuana coming from a car at a gas station on state Route 154, Lisbon, ...

Sebring freshman has a way with words

Neighborhood News

Sebring McKinley High School freshman Mary Quinn received a visit from a member of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County on Feb. 14. Also shown is Amanda Kollar, assistant supervisor of the Canfield and Sebring Public Libraries, who presented Quinn with her award for winning the ...

Lisbon Chamber commits to downtown revitalization

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LISBON — The Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce has committed to renewing a joint contract related to the downtown revitalization plan. The chamber notified the village in a letter that its executive board made the decision to do a 50/50 partnership with Lisbon for the 2019 contracts with ...

Crestview Schools honor rolls

Neighborhood News

Crestview High School 4.0 Grade Point Average Freshmen: Mitchell Auer, Rachel Clay, Madison Cline, Cody Cope, Benjamin Elenz, Ryan Emch, Lainey Mercure, Trinity Miller, Kyle Peters, Maci Shaffer, Kaedyn Sutton, Ainsley Treharne, Alyssa Withers, Matthew Wollet. 4.0 GPA Sophomores: Madison ...

‘Oliver’ will be performed at West Branch High School

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BELOIT — West Branch continues their 2019 theater season with the ever popular musical “Oliver.” The show centers around the story of Oliver Twist, a young boy who lives in a workhouse with other orphaned boys in London, England. When Oliver disrupts a meal by asking for more, he is ...

East Palestine Schools honor rolls

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East Palestine High School All As Freshmen: Jonathan Bertovich, Giavonna Brestelli, Mayzen Chamberlain, Cooper Figley, Andrew Jaskola, Aidan McTrustry, Rebecca Milliken, Evan Smith, Cooper Vance. All As Sophomores: Abigail Andre, Emily Berger, Malynn Bistarkey, Mary Audrey Bowser, Morgan ...

Dancing princesses

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The Crestview Lady Rebels high school basketball players traded their basketball uniforms for princess dresses Saturday and threw a Disney princess and pirate party as a fundraiser in the elementary school gym. In this photo, 16-year-old Krista Perry of Columbiana as Pocahontas dances with ...

Making music

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Silent auction and Swiss steak dinner —WHEN: Saturday, March 2 —AUCTION: Bidding open 10 a.m.-6 p.m., winners 6:15 p.m. —DINNER: 4 to 6 p.m., $10 adults, $5 children 12 and under, free 3 and under —BUY & TAKE: Tables of $5 items for purchase —WHERE: Salem United ...

Appeals denied in protection order violation case

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LISBON — Rusty Ray Altman, who was convicted in January by a jury for a charge of violating a protection order, had several motions denied this week in Common Pleas Court. Altman’s defense attorney, Paul Conn, had filed motions to delay Altman beginning his one-year prison sentence until ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

SUN/17 COLUMBIANA Crown Theater Productions will present Disney’s “Newsies The Broadway Musical,” 2 p.m., Main Street Theater; tickets at crowntheaterproductions.org or 330-482-9915. LISBON Lions Club bingo, 6 p.m., 38240 Industrial Park Road, doors open at 4 p.m. NEW ...

House Bill changes absentee voting this year

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LISBON — Absentee voting will be different this year as a result of Ohio House Bill 41, the county’s elections board director, Adam Booth, said during his last day on the job on Friday. Booth is leaving the position after accepting a job as accounts manager of Clear Ballot, a company that ...