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Hispanic food cooking demonstration set at Salem Library

Neighborhood News

SALEM – A Hispanic food cooking demonstration will be featured during the “Play With Your Food” series from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Salem Public Library’s Quaker Room. The presenter is Marsha Coffee, a seventh to 12th-grade family and consumer sciences teacher at Leetonia ...

West Branch plans Freshmen Orientation Camp

Neighborhood News

BELOIT—West Branch High School will be conducting a Freshmen Orientation Camp from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday. All incoming freshmen students should be in attendance. Students should report directly to the auditorium upon arrival, using the auditorium entrance. The purpose of the camp is to help ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Neighborhood News

Salem Area Senior Citizens to meet Wednesday SALEM — Salem Area Senior Citizens plan to meet at noon Wednesday at the Memorial Building. Salem Farmers Market open 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday SALEM — The Salem Farmers Market will be open from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Timberlanes ...

Gallery: “Pride of Salem” ready for the school year

Local News

The Salem High School Marching Band has been working hard in preparation for the upcoming school year. Besides marching during the upcoming football season, the band will perform during community parades and other activities. A highlight will be the Salem Band Show scheduled for 6 p.m. Sept. 15 ...

More Big Oak defendants appear in common pleas

Police and Court Reports

LISBON — Six more defendants from the Operation Big Oak indictment had hearings in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court this week. Mitchell O. Lacey, 46, Bethesda Road, Hanoverton, pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine and six counts of aggravated possession of drugs. Lacey requested ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

MON/20 BELOIT West Branch Local School District, Board of Education, regular meeting with a work session reviewing regular agenda items, 6 p.m., high school media room; another meeting, 7:30 p.m. COLUMBIANA TOPS 720 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) support group, Presbyterian Church; ...

Leetonia residents warned to recycle properly

Local News

LEETONIA—Residents are being reminded to only place recyclable items in the bins behind village hall or face possible penalties. Village Administrator Gary Phillips has requested high resolution cameras be placed at the recycling site and individuals placing non-recyclable items in the bins ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Eric David Collins, 22, 193 W. Fourth St., Salem, was charged with disorderly conduct, obstruction and resisting arrest after an officer responded to the area at 12:33 a.m. Saturday in reference to a man walking in the roadway yelling and talking to himself. The officer found ...

Working with the autistic

Local News

LEETONIA—Village first responders will be able to receive training in handling autistic individuals during emergencies. Councilman Neal Bayless reported last week that he has worked with Marcy Patton from the Columbiana County Health Board to secure funding to send emergency first ...

Salem FUMC to sponsor Banquet today

Neighborhood News

SALEM— The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St. The meal will be sponsored by the First United Methodist Church of Salem and offers salisbury steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, fresh fruit and vegetables and apple ...

Columbiana schools safety measure gains attention

Local News

COLUMBIANA—A new and unique safety measure being introduced in the Columbiana School District is gaining national attention. The district began looking into Threat Extinguisher, a non-lethal self defense system, a few months ago and since announcing it would be used in the district, several ...

OEPA OK with Winona water supply

Local News

WINONA — With a solution finally reached in the discussion of what to do with the Winona public water supply, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Director is satisfied. Director Craig Butler announced in a press release that the agency is giving $220,000 in the form of a grant to the ...

New resource officer eager for the start of the school year

Local News

SALEM — Patrolman Rich Miller remembers what being a kid was like. He has kids of his own now and knows the perspective from the other side, as a parent. Come Wednesday, he’ll become a resource to four school buildings worth of kids, along with all their teachers, the administrators and ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Officers responded to a domestic dispute in the 600 block of East Sixth Street at 9:31 a.m. Friday and found it to be verbal only. — Brittany A. Shultz, 28, Cliff Drive, Salem, was cited for failure to yield following a two-vehicle crash at East Pershing Street and Woodland ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

SUN/19 BELOIT Pancake and sausage breakfast, 8-11 a.m., Smith Grange, 11090 Beloit-Snodes Road; $7 for adults, $3.50 for ages 5-12. COLUMBIANA Firestone Park Summer Concert Series, 2-4 p.m., gazebo; Sarah Warner and Friends, sponsored by the Fairfield Ruritan Club; free admission and ...

Gallery: Huffman Memorial fundraiser

Local News

Sixteen-year-old Connor Koopman of Crestview Schools was taken for a ride Saturday by 17-year-old United Local senior athlete Kameron Seaman who ran the entire route while pushing Connor during the fourth annual Run Fast Winged 5K/Dustin Huffman Memorial Scholarship fundraiser at Waterworth ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— A deputy attempted to serve a civil paper through the county common pleas court to George House Jr. at a home on Ridgeview Drive in Hanover Township at 1:02 p.m. Saturday. Once the deputy arrived a narcotics investigation took place upon the odor of raw marijuana coming from home. One ...

Volunteers help with refacing of 2,000-pound millstone

Neighborhood News

LISBON — A small group of volunteers spent nearly a week refacing the more than 2,000-pound millstone by hand at the Beaver Creek State Park recently. The Friends of Beaver Creek non-profit organization had help from Mason Maddox Jr., whose passion is traveling the states teaching the art ...

Collecting school supplies for needy students

Local News

The Brightside Project's Fill A School Bus collection was held Saturday in the Hofmeister Realty parking lot off of South Lincoln Avenue. Donations will be given to Salem School District teachers who will distribute the school supplies to needy children. Cash donations were accepted to be used ...

St. Clair Twp. OVI checkpoint nets three

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Staff Reports LISBON — An OVI checkpoint held in Columbiana County on Friday resulted in one OVI arrest and possession of drugs charge and two traffic citations. The checkpoint was held Friday on state Route 170 in St. Clair Township and of the 315 vehicles that passed through, three were ...