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Highway Patrol

Police and Court Reports

— Robert Dal Oros, 35, Bolivar, was eastbound on U.S. Route 30 in West Township at 7 a.m. Friday when he drove off the right side of the road and struck a guardrail. Oros was taken by Minerva EMS to Alliance Community Hospital with suspected minor injuries. He was cited with reasonable ...

School board compiles list of needs, hopes

Local News

LISBON — With the levy on the May ballot with the possibility of a Ohio Schools Facility Commission project for the Crestview Schools, the board of education’s annual meeting to review current progress on goals and look at future projects at the school was different. Not wanting to invest ...

Police Reports

Police and Court Reports

SALEM — Officers responded to a 911 hang up call in the 200 block of Jennings Avenue at 6:33 a.m. Friday and found that the resident’s daughter had dialed it by accident. — Dartanyen T. Helton, 22, 2500 Lexington Avenue, Salem, was arrested at his home at 3:49 p.m. Friday on an active ...

Trump pushes GM to reopen Lordstown

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump stepped up his pressure on General Motors to reopen an Ohio manufacturing plant that recently closed and put 1,700 people out of work. Trump’s arm-twisting came in a series of separate tweets on Saturday and Sunday . He capped his weekend rant against ...

Creating handicapped parking at Salem Waterworth Memorial Park

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City service workers have been removing dirt from what will become a handicapped parking area this summer for concert goers at Salem Waterworth Memorial Park. Milled-up asphalt that will be removed during the reconstruction of the tennis court will be placed in the new parking area with access ...

Creating handicapped parking at Salem Waterworth Memorial Park

Local News

City service workers have been removing dirt from what will become a handicapped parking area this summer for concert goers at Salem Waterworth Memorial Park. Milled-up asphalt that will be removed during the reconstruction of the tennis court will be placed in the new parking area with access ...

Police Reports

Police and Court Reports

LISBON — Police checked the doors and windows at East Of Chicago at 3:57 a.m. Friday when an alarm sounded. A delivery truck was parked next to the building and police discussed the possibility the driver had accidentally set off the alarm. — During a traffic stop at 6:31 p.m. Thursday, ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Neighborhood News

Damascus Ruritans learn about Salem non-profit DAMASCUS— The Damascus Ruritan Club met recently, with 15 members and three guests, in the Fellowship Hall of the Damascus United Methodist Church. Members and guests enjoyed a meal prepared and served by the Ladies of the Church. Song Leader ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

SUN/17 LEETONIA Leetonia American Legion Posy 131, St. Patrick’s Day breakfast buffet complete with green eggs and ham, $5, 8-11 a.m. Open to the public. LISBON Lions Club bingo, 6 p.m., Industrial Park, doors open at 4 p.m. NEW WATERFORD Breakfast Sunday, 8 a.m.-noon, New ...

Bids for treatment plant upgrade opening Friday

Local News

Construction bids for the city wastewater treatment plant Phase 2 upgrade will be opened at 11 a.m. Friday — delayed a week at the request of potential bidders who couldn’t get prices from their suppliers. Burgess & Niple, the engineering firm overseeing the project, had originally ...

Trustees no longer considering road tax levy

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Township trustees are no longer considering a tax levy for road department equipment. Trustee Chair Bob McCracken announced this past week the trustees will stop discussions about a possible levy now that the state legislators are introducing increased taxes to raise money for local roadways. ...

Lisbon seeks consensus on rental inspection program

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LISBON —For a second consecutive meeting, Councilman Peter Wilson and his colleagues debated the merits of enacting a rental registration and inspection program. Wilson first raised the issue at council’s Feb. 26 meeting, saying he believes such a program is needed to address the growing ...

Crestview financial forecast will be fair, as in county fair

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NEW WATERFORD — Crestview athletics volunteers will be working at a food stand in the mornings at the Columbiana County Fair this summer. Athletic director Paul Cusick said he was excited about the opportunity to cut the deficit the athletic department experienced the first year Crestview ...

Ukulele lessons

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The Lepper Library in Lisbon on Saturday hosted the Steel Valley Ukers. Led by Richard Wyant, the group held a ukulele workshop for beginners of all ages. About 15 or so library patrons participated. Here, Debbie Hoffmaster (seated) of Leetonia practices chords with Pat Pfeifer of Niles, a ...

Beaver police warn of scam

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NORTH LIMA — A woman reported on Saturday she recently purchased a new vehicle and posted a photo of her and her car on Facebook page. A few days later, someone took the photo she posted and made another post claiming she won $15,000. The post said she used her winnings to buy a vehicle ...

Goshen Twp. Trustees no longer considering road tax levy

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GOSHEN TOWNSHIP — Township trustees are no longer considering a tax levy for road department equipment. Trustee Chair Bob McCracken announced this past week the trustees will stop discussions about a possible levy now that the state legislators are introducing increased taxes to raise money ...

Opening up Morgan’s Drug building

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Don Bayus, foreground, works on the inside of the Morgan’s Drug Store building in Lisbon to remove bricks from what used to be a side entrance. Helping him is Brandon Ayers from David Bayus Masonry. Morgan’s new owner Renelee Lewis is in the process of restoring the 104-year-building to its ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

SAT/16 ALLIANCE Bingo, 6:25 p.m., Disabled American Veterans #50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors open 5 p.m. BELOIT Damascus Ruritan Club Annual Swiss Steak Dinner, 4:30-7 p.m., West Branch High School Cafeteria; Adults, $10 pre-sale, $11 at the door; carryouts available; donations go to ...

Lisbon board wants to tighten zoning rules

Local News

LISBON —The village planning commission wants to tighten up the zoning regulations so the village will have a say when it comes to the location of drug rehabilitation halfway houses and similar residential treatment facilities. During this week’s Village Council meeting, Councilman Ryan ...