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Communiversity Choir will perform

Neighborhood News

The Kent State University at Salem’s Communiversity Choir, shown during a previous show, will perform a musical celebration of peace, patriotism and thanksgiving at 7 p.m. Thursday in the City Center Auditorium, 203 N. Lincoln Ave. The event is free. The concert will be directed by Mel ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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1-on-1 library help offered in Sebring, Greenford YOUNGSTOWN - Community members can schedule a Book-A-Librarian session at any library in the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County system, including Sebring and Greenford libraries, for a personal introduction to resources tailored ...

Nature preserve to open in ‘19

Local News

FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Western Reserve Land Conservancy is preparing to open a new 91-acre nature preserve in Fairfield Township in 2019. Kendrick Chittock, project manager for the WRLC, said, “The vision for this project began with landowner Arthur Ziegler, who reached out to the land ...

Improvements planned at Firestone Park

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COLUMBIANA — New sports courts and a new walkway at the Harvey S. Firestone Park are planned for next year. The improvements are part of the overall $3.5 million improvement project spearheaded by the Columbiana Restoration and Beautification Committee (R&B). R&B chairwoman Pat ...

USA Equipment to sponsor Banquet

Neighborhood News

SALEM — USA Equipment Solutions will sponsor the Banquet in Salem from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St. The menu offers fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cole slaw, fresh fruit and vegetables and ice cream sundaes. Additional sponsors are ...

Bids accepted for final Winona water wells

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LISBON — Bids have been accepted for the last two properties waiting for wells in the community of Winona, with funding assistance on the project through Columbiana County Board of Health and the Ohio EPA. During a special meeting last week, the board approved Dillan Well Drilling as the ...

Eagle Scout project honors Burchfield

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SALEM — Visitors to the alley now known as Burchfield Trace behind the Timberlanes complex and McCulloch Park can see the vision of Salem’s famous watercolorist on display in the vibrant colors and vivid images of his paintings. Six 4-foot by 8-foot panels featuring the artist’s work ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

SUN/11 BELOIT "Newsies," West Branch High School auditorium, 2 p.m. Adult tickets, $12; student and senior citizen tickets, $10. Tickets may be purchased online at wbmusic.org or at the box office. DAMASCUS Light Up Damascus Community Choir practice, 3 p.m., Damascus United Methodist ...

Auditor unhappy with school

Local News

LISBON —Columbiana County Auditor Nancy Milliken is taking issue with United Local school officials and their portrayal of how the district’s tax dispute with her office was resolved. She said a recent news story about the dispute and statement issued several weeks later by United Local ...

POLICE REPORTS

Police and Court Reports

SALEM — Officers responded to a parking lot in the 2900 block of East State Street at 4:30 p.m. Friday in reference to two young juveniles running around unattended. The children had left prior to the arrival of officers. — Officers responded to a parking lot in the 2800 block of East ...

Crestview Schools honor rolls

Neighborhood News

Crestview High School 4.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) Freshmen: Mitchell Auer, Allison Borchardt, Ethan Carney, Madison Cline, Benjamin Elenz, Ryan Emch, Lainey Mercure, Trinity Miller, Maci Shaffer, Kaedyn Sutton, Ainsley Treharne, Matthew Wollet, Isaac Wood. 4.0 GPA Sophomores: Madison ...

Leetonia Christmas set Nov. 24

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LEETONIA — The Leetonia Beautification Committee has scheduled the downtown Christmas light up ceremony for the weekend after Thanksgiving. The Third Annual Christmas Light Up Night will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. along Main Street downtown. Mayor Kevin Siembida and committee member Cheryl ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Deputies were called to a report of a suspicious vehicle at a local market on state Route 45 in Salem Township at 2:12 p.m. Saturday. Deputies arrived to find an abandoned vehicle in the parking lot. Deputies told the employee that if they wished to have it removed, the business owner could ...

Across our Classrooms

Neighborhood News

Sanor is a member of Young Americans for Liberty ASHLAND — Kaylen Sanor of Salem is a member of Ashland University’s Young Americans for Liberty. Sanor, a 2017 graduate of West Branch High School, is majoring in Spanish. Young Americans for Liberty is a non-partisan group dedicated to ...

FIRE REPORTS

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Lisbon — The county sheriff’s office reported at 6:35 p.m. Friday it received a report of a possible overdose at a home on Day Road in Franklin Township. Firefighters and EMS responded to the home. — A woman reported at 6:10 a.m. Saturday there was a fuel spill at the Circle K gas ...

Sebring students collect donations to purchase turkeys

Neighborhood News

he Sebring McKinley High School Ecology Club collected $706 during its annual “Trick or Treat for Turkeys” event. Thirty members of the club went door-to-door throughout Sebring asking for donations on Oct. 30. All the money raised will help purchase turkeys for holidays baskets which will ...

Lisbon second graders go ‘batty’ with Camp Fire staff

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Camp Fire staff recently presented their “Going Batty” environmental program to second-grade students at McKinley Elementary. Students learned why bats are so important to the balance of nature. Pictured are, from left, examining a replica of a vampire bat are Baylen Jackson, Jackson ...