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Council seat draws no interest

Local News

WASHINGTONVILLE—The village has not received any letters from residents interested in filling the council opening created by the resignation of Councilwoman Becky Vignon at the Dec. 3 meeting. Her resignation is effective on Dec. 31. Vignon was appointed to council prior to winning the ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

Police and Court Reports

— Jenna Kristine Reiter, 17, Lisbon, was exiting a private drive onto state Route 172 in Hanover Township at 3:56 p.m. Friday and struck Brenda S. Irwin, 47, East Rochester, who was eastbound on state Route 172. Reiter was cited for right of way. — James Ray Brorman, 36, Lisbon, was ...

Jan. 11 last leaves day

Neighborhood News

SALEM — The city has set Jan. 11 as the last day service workers will pick up bagged leaves. The date has been advertised on the city website at www.cityofsalemohio.org and residents should call city hall at 330-332-4241 if they have any leaves to be picked up after the holidays so crews know ...

Suspect who fled Lisbon police will face extradition

Local News

LISBON — The East Liverpool man who fled Saturday from Lisbon police, Aaron M. Holt, appeared by video for arraignment Monday morning in county Municipal Court before Judge Timothy McNicol. Holt, 41, Blakely Street, East Liverpool, is facing three felony charges of tampering with evidence, a ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

Police and Court Reports

LISBON — A Feb. 25 pretrial was set for Randy L. Newberry, 60, Morris Road, Lisbon, cited with OVI first offense, OVI refusal first offense, failure to stop after an accident, reasonable control, endangering children, possession of marijuana paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. Newberry ...

Banquet offered today

Neighborhood News

SALEM — The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 6 p.m. today at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St. The meal will be sponsored by the Salem Community Foundation. The menu offers ham, turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, salad, fresh fruit and vegetables and ...

SHS ‘69 doing raffles

Neighborhood News

SALEM — The Salem High School Class of 1969 will be raffling off 11 prizes, valuing from $20 to $165, prior to the boys junior varsity and varsity basketball games on Jan. 25 in the gym lobby at the high school. Cost is $5 per ticket. Winners will be drawn just prior to, and announced, at ...

A wide-eyed Christmas

Local News

Little Sylas Landsberger of Lisbon knows who the boss is as he looks at Mrs. Claus during the Christmas program at Continuing Healthcare of Lisbon. (Salem News photo by Wayne Maris)

GRAND JURY

Police and Court Reports

LISBON — Jessica L. Da La Cruz, also known as Jessica L. Ortiz and Jessica Lucille Domer, 41, Columbia Street, Salem, was served a secret indictment charged with aggravated possession of drugs and possession of cocaine. Da La Cruz allegedly had both methamphetamine and cocaine on May 25. The ...

CORRECTION

Neighborhood News

In a story published in the Dec. 23 edition recognizing several people involved in a life-saving incident, Albert Hayes is not a Leetonia resident. The incident occurred at a business in Leetonia.

Ugly Christmas sweater warmup

Local News

The Beaver Local girls basketball team, in keeping with tradition, donned their ugly Christmas sweaters during warmups to spread some Christmas cheer to the audience prior to their game against Crestview.

POLICE REPORTS

Police and Court Reports

SALEM — William R. Beeson, 30, state Route 9, Salem, was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana after a patrolling officer observed a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a closed business in the 100 block of Jennings Avenue, then again in the 100 block ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

MON/24 COLUMBIANA Joy of Christmas Light Show, open 6-9 p.m., Harvey S. Firestone Park, 338 E. Park Ave.; $10 per vehicle or $2 per person; 330-482-2282, tourcolumbianaohio.com. LEETONIA Leetonia Community Public Library, closed for the holiday. SALEM Salem Historical Society Museum ...

All wet hiding from cops

Local News

LISBON — An East Liverpool man was arrested after reportedly assaulting a police officer, fleeing from the traffic stop and hiding in the creek in below freezing temperatures late Saturday evening. Lisbon police Sgt. Jon Kerchofer said a vehicle was stopped on state Route 154 at the ...

FIRE REPORTS

Police and Court Reports

West Point — First responders were called at 11:20 a.m. Sunday to a Cream Ridge Road home, where a 56-year-old man was having chest pains, which began last night and were progressively getting worse. Lisbon — Someone reported at Center Avenue address there was a tire on fire at 2:31 ...

Santa Claus visit Lisbon students

Neighborhood News

First and second-grade students at McKinley Elementary School in Lisbon wrote letters online to Santa at the website Northpole.com in their technology class. They had to type in the url, fill out the form and add their own notes. The online service later sends a reply from Santa. Instead of ...

Leetonia gets new shade tree commissioner

Local News

LEETONIA—Village Council has selected a new shade tree commissioner. Council recently named Jeff Schreiber as shade tree commissioner. He is replacing former commissioner Sue Simpson, who retired earlier this year. A cabinet maker by trade, Schreiber said he has a natural interest in wood ...

Thoughtful Southern Local students

Neighborhood News

Southern Local Elementary students donated mittens and socks to be given to needy children during the winter season. Three winners were chosen in a prize drawing and received gift cards. Winners are, from left, Liam Marshall, third grade; Aiden Davis, third grade; and Alivia Beadle, second ...

Possible ESC change eyed at Columbiana

Local News

COLUMBIANA — Columbiana Schools Superintendent Don Mook is floating the idea of switching from the Mahoning County Educational Service Center to a different ESC. The district currently contracts for services from both the Mahoning County and Columbiana County ESCs. Fearing a potential but ...