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Freed Fest car show

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A variety of vintage cars were on display in downtown Salem on Saturday during the annual Freed Fest. (Salem News photo by Katie White)

Water break hunted down in Columbiana

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COLUMBIANA — City residents were asked to conserve water for about five hours on Saturday while city crews worked to find a large water leak. Residents were notified of the leak and put on notice to conserve water around 11:39 a.m. through the Nixle emergency text alert and email system. ...

Police

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SALEM — Police assisted the Leetonia police department with an OVI sat 12:02 a.m. Saturday on South Broadway. — Police responded to the area of South Broadway Avenue at 12:53 a.m. Saturday for a report of a reckless driver. The caller reported that a vehicle almost hit another vehicle ...

Woman survives train encounter

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PERRY TWP. — A Youngstown woman got by with non-life threatening injuries and can expect a pair of citations after an eastbound train struck her Jeep on the South Lincoln Avenue tracks Friday morning. Perry Township Police Chief Mike Emigh said 41-year-old Latrese Dawson was traveling south ...

On the calendar this week

Neighborhood News

SAT/13 CANFIELD Mahoning Valley Young Professionals volunteer flower planting, 9 a.m., The Walnut Grove; information at info@mvypclub.com. Alzheimer Network volunteers Garage Sale, 9-11 a.m, Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road (U.S. Route 62 between Cornersburg and ...

Building for the future

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A project to build a new facade, which will include a new two-story atrium/lobby, open stairway and new sign, started recently at the Salem High School Alumni Association building in downtown Salem. Due to the existing facade crumbling, it has been removed completely and will be replaced, but ...

CHURCH HAPPENINGS

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—NORTH LIMA—The North Lima Mennonite Church, 90 Mennonite Drive, will host a breakfast buffet from 7 to 10 a.m. July 27. Visitors can enjoy an all-you-can-eat breakfast of brunch for a donation. Items on the buffet will include eggs, pancakes, French toast, sausage, potatoes, homemade ...

Council acts on rental inspection program

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Village Council finally decided to move forward with some sort of rental property inspection program. Council this week passed on first reading legislation giving the fire department the authority to inspect rental properties for possible safety violations, but only after a complaint is filed ...

Group ready for school clothing program

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SALEM — School doesn’t start for another six weeks, but Church Women United of Salem is once again making sure children in need have a new outfit for that first day at Salem City Schools. The annual Back-To-School Clothing Sign-up is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. July 24 ...

Health Walk set at Waterworth Park today

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SALEM — The Salem Parks Department is inviting area residents in all age groups to go for a walk at 10 a.m., the second Saturday of each month, beginning today at the band shell at Waterworth Memorial Park. The free program to promote community wellness and physical activity, dubbed Salem ...

ODOT plans work on routes 62, 224

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AKRON — Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 4 has announced U.S. Route 62 between the Columbiana County line and state Route 446 will have various daily lane restrictions for resurfacing beginning Monday until further notice as part of a $2.5 million resurfacing project ...

EL man admits stealing pipes to buy drugs

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LISBON — A 60-year-old East Liverpool man, who admitted he was stealing to buy his drugs, pleaded guilty to burglary in Common Pleas Court on Thursday. Wilbert E. Faulk, Lincoln Avenue, East Liverpool, told Judge Scott Washam he went into a home to steal the copper plumbing so he could sell ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — An Aug. 15 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set in County Municipal Court for Timothy J. Johnson, 38, Roller Coaster Road, Lisbon, charged with receiving stolen property and cited with use of an unauthorized plate and a turn signal violation. Johnson allegedly had a registration ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Lakeview Loan Servicing vs. Rachel and David Ulbright, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Fisher Road, East Liverpool. William and Roberta Barcus, East Liverpool, vs. Velis Vais, East Liverpool, et al., excess of $25,000 sought for alleged injuries and damages from a ...

SALEM FIRE

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Firefighters responded to a fire alarm activation at 3:26 p.m. Thursday at Fresh Mark, 1735 S. Lincoln Ave., in the microwave department. Plant personnel escorted firefighters to the roof and the duct detector had activated. Firefighters checked the area and the detector had reset. The entire ...

POLICE REPORTS

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PERRY TWP:. — Police responded at 3:48 a.m. Friday to the 1700 block of Goshen Road for an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle complaint. A man said his vehicle was taken by his live-in girlfriend and she did not have permission to use the vehicle. The vehicle was involved in an accident ...

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

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Center Township James Cullen to Zachary Stephen, manufactured home and 1.3 acres on state Route 172; $6,000 Columbiana Brian Lindberg to Alexander Perkins, home on Hawkins Lane; $180,000 Jason and Alysha Norbo to Paul and Kaitlyn Potesta, home on Fairfield Avenue; $220,000 Douglas ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Deputies transported several inmates to East Liverpool Municipal Court at 1:12 p.m. Thursday and while in the courtroom, one of the inmates, Shawn Cunningham, threatened to spit in the face of Judge Melissa Byers Emmerling. He was removed from the court room and the incident was reported to ...

PATROL

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-—Mark Erkman, 87, of Youngstown, was stopped on state Route 14 in Unity Township at 11:25 a.m. Wednesday when his vehicle was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Esther M. Brockman, 77, of East Palestine. Brockman said her foot slipped off the gas pedal. —Dakota R. Brimmeier, 21, ...