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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, ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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Tickets to Columbiana Wine Festival still availlabe COLUMBIANA— Online ticket sales for the 2019 Columbiana Wine Festival will close at 5 p.m. July 17. The event is scheduled for July 19 and 20 at Town Center at Firestone Farms, 101 Town Center Ave. Guests will still be able to ...

Discount Drug Mart to open

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The sign says it all: The new Discount Drug Mart on state Route 45 just north of Lisbon will officially open on Monday. Site preparation began last fall, with construction getting underway earlier this year. Founded in 1969, the Ohio-based drug store chain has 73 stores in 20 counties, but this ...

On the calendar this week

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FRI/12 CANFIELD Alzheimer Network volunteers Garage Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road (U.S. Route 62 between Cornersburg and Canfield. COLUMBIANA Columbiana-Fairfield Township Historical Society Log House Museum, open 2-4 p.m. GOSHEN ...

No open date for Quaker Steak & Lube at Timberlanes

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SALEM —There’s no date set for opening the new Quaker Steak & Lube in the lower level of the Timberlanes Complex, but franchisee Brooke Pidgeon said Thursday “we’ll keep everybody updated on opening dates and job opportunities.” Quaker Steak & Lube announced the partnership ...

Retired auditor seeks Perry fiscal position

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PERRY TWP. — Retired township resident John Volio said he wants to use his 32 years of experience as an auditor for the state of Ohio to put the township’s financial house back in order by serving as fiscal officer. The 66-year-old lifelong resident of Perry Township and Salem announced ...

Shelby American Club members cruise into Columbiana Ford

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COLUMBIANA — Team Shelby and the Shelby American Automobile Club travel all over the world each year, and on Thursday a group of them descended on the Columbiana Ford dealership on South Avenue to display more than 50 different Shelby Mustang vehicles. “The automotive community is just ...

USDA extends deadline to file crop reports

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COLUMBUS —The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the deadline to file crop acreage reports for agricultural producers in Ohio impacted by flooding and heavy moisture. The new July 22 deadline applies to reporting spring-seeded crops to USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) county ...