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POLICE REPORTS

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Salem — Benjamin Hudson, 57, Upper Sandusky, was cited for failure to control/ full attention on Saturday around 9 a.m. Hudson had fallen asleep behind the wheel and drove off the road hitting a telephone pole on North Lincoln. He was not hurt. The fire department and Ohio Edison responded ...

SRMC, Chick-fil-A raising funds to fight breast cancer

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SALEM—The Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) Foundation and Southern Park Mall Chick-fil-A restaurant are partnering to raise funds in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Chick-fil-A is one of the nation’s largest fast food restaurants and the “Home of the Original Chicken ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Deputies responded to McCracken Road in Salem Township on Thursday for a verbal dispute. The complainant left before deputies arrived at the residency but said everything was fine during a phone call. — Deputies told the driver of a semi-truck they received a complaint of his parked ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

MON/21 CANFIELD Monday Night Writers, 6-8 p.m., Canfield Library Small Meeting Room. COLUMBIANA Red Cross Blood Drive, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Heartland Christian School, 28 Pittsburgh Road. DAMASCUS Lupus support group, 7-8:30 p.m., Damascus Friends Church, 28899 Walnut St.; information ...

Honoring a beloved person and teacher

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Dozens of vehicles streamed from the high school through downtown Salem Sunday afternoon en route to the Damascus Friends Church where calling hours and a Celebration of Life were held for beloved Salem High School English teacher Jody McCracken who passed away Oct. 7.

CCCTC showcases new adult ed medical wing

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LISBON — The new adult education medical wing, which is housing medical and science classrooms, at the county Career and Technical Center (CCCTC) was unveiled for board members last week. Superintendent Chuck Adkins said some of the ideas for the new wing were actually from former ...

Iconic Frostop mug will get a new home

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SALEM — The iconic Frostop mug, dismantled this week from its longtime perch on West State Street, will live to spin again. At least that’s the plan through a partnership between owner Joe Miller and his family and the Greenamyer family led by auto enthusiast Jim Greenamyer. Miller ...

On the calendar this week

Neighborhood News

SAT/19 CANFIELD Pick a Pumpkin, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mill Creek MetroParks Farm; barns open; ride, $1; ride plus pumpkin, $3, cash only. DAMASCUS Community breakfast, 7-10:30 a.m., Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road; $6 adults, $4 children under 10 years. EAST ...

‘No-Shave’ money to help teen

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GOSHEN TOWNSHIP— Goshen Police District officers in November will be using the “No-Shave November” activity and using the proceeds to benefit an area teen suffering from a rare disorder. And they are inviting the public to participate. “No-Shave November” is an annual activity in ...

Salem man served secret indictment on drug charges

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LISBON — Michael Kelly Newell, 35, South Union Avenue, Salem, was served a secret indictment for charges of possession of heroin, possession of a fentanyl-related compound and two counts of aggravated possession of drugs. On March 18, Newell allegedly had heroin, methamphetamine, carfentanil ...

Church Happenings

Neighborhood News

GOSHEN TOWNSHIP— East Goshen Friends Church, 16800 South Range Road, Beloit, will hold its Messy Church group meeting featuring the theme "Sinking Fears!" from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Messy Church is an all age worship experience that explores God’s love in an accessible way. At Messy Church ...

Major Big Oak dealer gets 10 years

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LISBON — One of the major Operation Big Oak defendants, Antonio C. Fleming of Cleveland, was sentenced to serve a decade in prison on Friday in Common Pleas Court. Fleming, 34, also known as Yayo and Ya-O, was responsible for 1,208 of the known drug deals in Columbiana County, according to ...

Giant Eagle to host wine tasting for SRMC campaign

Neighborhood News

SALEM— On Oct. 23, area residents are invited to join Giant Eagle in Salem for a “Wine It Up Wednesday” tasting event supporting the Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) Foundation’s “Be the Difference” campaign benefiting area cancer patients. During the event from 4 to 7 p.m., ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Officers responded to the area of South Broadway Avenue and Franklin Street at 12:03 p.m. Thursday in reference to a disabled vehicle and found a tire had come off. The officers stood by until a tow truck arrived and removed the vehicle from the roadway. — Officers responded to ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— Nancy J. Tilton, 72, of Mingo Junction, was cited for failure to control when she drove off the side of Fife Coal Road and struck a ditch and mailbox in Yellow Creek Township at 11:25 a.m. Wednesday. — Nathaniel D. Clunen, 26, of Salem, was cited for assured clear distance when he ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Neighborhood News

Salem Music Study Club to meet Wednesday, learn about Noah’s Ark SALEM—The Salem Music Study Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the educational building beside the Emmanuel Lutheran Church. It will start with a short meeting, followed by a program by member Brenda Bradley entitled ...

GRAND JURY

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LISBON — The Columbiana County Common Pleas Court grand jury indicted 44 people after meeting for three days this week, including the former girlfriend who allegedly hid Sherman Pritt in her home while authorities were looking for him in August. The grand jury declined to indict one of the ...