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Traffic light at Ellsworth, 10th St. to be eliminated

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SALEM — The traffic light located at the intersection of 10th Street and North Ellsworth Avenue is being eliminated in the near future, city Service/Safety Director Ken Kenst announced this week. According to Kenst, a stop sign will be installed on 10th Street for traffic to stop there, but ...

Leetonia takes music honors

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By KEVIN HOWELL Staff Writer LEETONIA — The Leetonia school district has been recognized across the nation for its music education program. School board member Dan Votaw, the student achievement liaison for the board, reported Thursday night that the district has received the National ...

Fairfield trustees to review future road work

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FAIRFIELD TWP. — Trustees will meet with the Columbiana County engineer today to discuss how Issue II money can be best used on township roads next year. Trustee Co-chairman Barry Miner addressed the plan during Thursday’s meeting, noting that Road Supervisor Mel Miller has “a few ...

United BOE changes rates charged for student activities

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HANOVERTON—The United school board Wednesday night approved action that should save its student related groups some money. The board approved a new system for charging for student related activities and fees, agreeing to pay actual costs for the extracurricular activities, trips and ...

Trumbull County in grip of drug overdoses

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WARREN — A three-day long drug overdose spike gripping Trumbull County is being blamed for five deaths and has officials pleading with people to get the help they need. “We are urging people to seek help,” said April Caraway, executive director of the Trumbull County Mental Health and ...

Newton Falls treasurer takes Sebring position

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Special to the Salem News NEWTON FALLS — The Newton Falls Board of Education has accepted the resignation of school treasurer Dawn Meeks effective Monday. She has been with the district four years. Board President Debra Davis said Thursday Meeks accepted a position with Sebring schools. ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — A Sept. 25 preliminary hearing was set in Columbiana County Municipal Court for William M. Blakovich III, 25, Steubenville, charged with receiving stolen property. Blakovich was allegedly using Lee Beckner’s bank card to make purchases and get $80 cash back while making two ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — An officer at 2:05 p.m. Thursday spoke to a woman from the 1200 block of South Lincoln Avenue who was having issues with her landlord and being evicted. She was told her options. — The owner of a restaurant in the 200 block of East State Street reported at 11:53 a.m. Thursday ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Ditech Financial LLC vs. Lori Leyman, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Duck Creek Road, Salem. Flat Iron Holdings LLC vs. Kelly Sue and Ronnie Lee Bryarley, et al., foreclosure and termination of land contract sought for property on Fife Coal Road, ...

POLICE REPORTS

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LISBON — Mayor Joseph Morenz reported at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday seeing a semi-trailer driving near Maple Street Extension, and police found the semi trying to navigate an alley off Maple Street. The driver, Duane Buchannan, was cited for failing to stay on state routes. — A caller reported ...

No winner in Adele’s Queen of Hearts drawing

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SALEM — The Queen of Hearts drawing at Adele’s Place for $34,425 went unclaimed Thursday as Gerald Boring was the owner of the ticket drawn with the No. 53 on it that matched up to the six of hearts on the Queen of Hearts board. He won $100 for being present for the drawing. Dave ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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Local football games may be heard at www.ysnlive.com SALEM — Following is the YSN audio broadcasts of this week’s high school football games. Games may be heard via www.ysnlive.com. Friday: Canton South at Salem, Brookfield at South Range, East Palestine at Wellsville, East Liverpool at ...

The Stables Inn & Suites at the Timberlanes Complex on Pershing Street in Salem hosted an open house with the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce Wednesday to reveal the completed renovation of the first floor of the former motor inn. Shown in the Atrium are hotel manager Jackie Bader, owner Brandy Pidgeon and Boneshakers/Timberlanes Complex Chef Eric Carcione. Not pictured is owner Brooke Pidgeon. The hotel is now taking reservations at 234-567-4671, with 21 rooms ready on the first floor.

Stables Inn open at T-Lanes complex

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SALEM — Another piece of Timberlanes has returned, fully restored, renovated and improved upon in the form of The Stables Inn & Suites. The hotel feature of what’s now known as the Timberlanes Complex quietly opened to guests recently and celebrated Wednesday with a ribbon cutting to ...

On the calendar this week

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THU/21 BELOIT West Branch Board of Education, regular meeting with a work session reviewing agenda items, 6 p.m., high school media room; followed by a meeting at 7:30 p.m. DAMASCUS TOPS Chapter 1329, 9:30 a.m., Damascus United Methodist Church; 330-537-3796. DEERFIELD Soup N Salad ...

New South Range stadium named Ralph Witmer field

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BEAVER TWP. — The South Range school board this week approved a naming rights agreement for the field at the new stadium at the Rominger Sports Complex. The board approved an agreement with Ralph Witmer for $100,000. The name of the field will be Ralph Witmer Field. The terms of the ...

A motorcyclist enters Salem on North Lincoln Avenue Wednesday past one of four “First Women’s Rights Convention” historical markers placed at the entrances to the city. The markers commemorate Salem’s place in history as being the home to Ohio’s first Women’s Rights Convention, the third nationally, held at the Wilbur Friends Meeting House in the 300 block of East 6th St., on April 19-20, 1850. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)

Markers cite Salem’s place in women’s rights movement

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SALEM — Four new markers at the entrances to the city on North and South Lincoln and East and West State streets continue to designate the city’s place of honor in the fight for women’s rights. On April 19-20, 1850, women from around the state convened at the Quaker’s Wilbur Friends ...

Leetonia zoning book sent back to planning commission

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LEETONIA— The new proposed zoning book is heading back to the planning commission for revisions. Council Wednesday night agreed to send the new book back to the planning commission without a vote on it due to an issue regarding temporary signs that Village Solicitor Walter Newton noticed. ...

This building housed many businesses through the years, including the Katy-Did saloon and the Shenandoah. Most recently it was Amanda’s Hope Chest. (Salem News photo by Tom Giambroni)

Lisbon halts building demolition

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LISBON —The village has halted plans to demolish an old brick building on North Market Street until experts can determine whether it might harm the adjoining buildings. Village zoning inspector Zachary Barkley on Monday denied the demolition permit sought by Ben Dickey for 111-115 N. Market ...

Some adult education classes at Career Center fuller than ever

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LISBON — Some adult education classes at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center are fuller than ever, according to adult education director Dr. Kelly Darney. Adult classes in licensed practical nursing and medical assistant have more students this year than ever before. ...