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Police departments collecting for Christmas cheer

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SALEM — People shopping at the Salem Walmart on Thanksgiving weekend are being asked to Stuff a Cruiser full of new toys and clothing to help Columbiana County families in need from noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 24. “Last year we started out with 34 children on our list. We ended up taking care of ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Police responded to the 600 block of East Sixth Street for a case of telephone harassment reported at 9:10 p.m. Sunday. Officers spoke with two people who advised there was an ongoing issue with one of their co-workers. Officers listened to a prank call that was left on the ...

On the calendar this week

Neighborhood News

TUE/13 COLUMBIANA Inside Christmas garage sale fundraiser for Meals on Wheels, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sitler’s Florist Greenhouse, 855 E. Park Ave.; 330-482-4353. Crown Theater Productions, auditions for “Newsies,” 7-9 p.m., Main Street Theater; cast calls for men and women, and children ...

Residents concerned about cut in police hours

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PERRY TOWNSHIP—Township residents again expressed concern about a trustee-ordered drop in police hours and how it may affect their safety and the safety of their properties, with one woman suggesting they seek another tax levy if they need more money. “I don’t think anybody in Perry ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— Rhoda E. Kalamasz, 62, Aliquippa, Pa., was eastbound on Osbourne Road in Madison Township at 10 a.m. Sunday and went off the south side into an embankment and rolled over and came to rest in partially off the north side of the road. She was cited for failure to control and taken to the East ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Neighborhood News

Soup N Salad to honor vets, military DEERFIELD—Veterans and Active Military will be guests at Soup N Salad at Palmy Chapter #114, OES, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Deerfield Masonic Hall, 2380 state Route 225. The menu currently includes chili, wedding soup, two different ...

Salem business to be honored by regional chamber this week

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SALEM — Haltec Corporation, a leader in the tire valve industry for over 45 years, will receive the “Excellence in Manufacturing Award” on Wednesday. The Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce along with its partner, the Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network (MAGNET), will ...

Lisbon Lions to hold Christmas auction Friday

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The Lisbon Lions Club will hold its annual Christmas auction at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the club, 38240 Industrial Park Road. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. Gary Frank will serve as auctioneer. Among the items available include Christmas gifts for children and adults, toys, holiday decorations, etc. ...

FIRE REPORT

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Lisbon — A residential fire alarm went off at 7293 Davnor Road at 7:04 p.m. Sunday, but the the call was canceled after it was determined the alarm was set off from smoke from cooking.

Leetonia council looking at new marquee sign

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LEETONIA — Following the resignation of a volunteer, the village could be overhauling the patch of land at the Columbia Street railroad area. Council has authorized Mayor Kevin Siembida and Fiscal Officer Randy Chismar to apply for a lease with the Norfolk Southern railroad for land at the ...

St. Jude Women’s Guild craft show Saturday

Neighborhood News

The St. Jude Women’s Guild will hold its 27th annual Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church activity center, 180 Seventh St., Columbiana. Admission and parking are free. The show features handmade crafts, Chinese auction, basket raffle, 50/50, bake sale and lunch counter. ...

Columbiana street could go one-way in the future

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COLUMBIANA — A street in the city could be designated one way, if council passes legislation at a future meeting. Council discussed the request from local business owner Rob Schwartz last week. Schwartz owns Generations Coffee on South Main Street and had asked that a portion of West Friend ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

MON/12 BELOIT Veterans Day programs: West Branch High School, 8 a.m., auditorium, reception follows. Knox Elementary School, 9:15 a.m., gymnasium. COLUMBIANA TOPS 720 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) support group, Presbyterian Church; weigh-ins 9-9:35 a.m.; 330-482-5946. Inside Christmas ...

No fight needed for veterans funds this year

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LISBON — What a difference a year makes. About this time last year the Columbiana County Veterans Services Commission was threatening to again sue county commissioners if they failed to provide the VSC with the amount of funding it was seeking. When the VSC met with commissioners last ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — An officer responded to an 800 block West State Street business at 9:46 a.m. Saturday where a driver reported another motorist almost struck her vehicle while driving the wrong way in the drive through lane. — A 100 block North Howard Avenue reported at 10:34 a.m. Saturday that ...

United Local Schools honor rolls

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United Local High School All As Freshmen: Caleb Blake, Allison Brown, Maicee Clemens, Trevor McCormack, Emily McKarns, Madison Painter, Joshua Scott, Madison Stokes, Brianna Teagle, Tori Tschappatt, Samantha Wolfe, Sydney Young. Distinguished Honors Freshmen: Parker Berdine, Rowen Brinker, ...

Lisbon officials offer help to Leetonia Shade Tree

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LEETONIA — Shade Tree commission members from a neighboring village are encouraging Leetonia officials to maintain its own Shade Tree commission. Cheryl Mills and Dick Henthorne of the Lisbon Shade Tree Commission spoke to council last week in reference to news reports it is considering ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— A deputy was called to the Sparkle market parking lot on state Route 45 in Lisbon at 6:57 p.m. Friday for a report that a baby was left unattended inside a vehicle. The vehicle was gone when the deputy arrived but the caller did get the license plate number. The deputy then went to West ...