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Residents attend Washingtonville meeting with income tax concerns

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WASHINGTONVILLE — During Mondays’ meeting, with more than a dozen guests attending, council heard a second reading on imposing a 1 percent income tax. It was approved with a 4-1 vote with one member abstaining. Councilwomen Peggy Frank and Becky Vignon, Councilman Al Vignon and Council ...

EL girl, 16, arrested after chase on stolen golf cart

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EAST LIVERPOOL — A 16-year-old Ravine Street girl was charged with grand theft and obstructing official business Monday after she led police on a chase in a stolen golf cart. While on patrol at 2:52 p.m., officers saw a female in a golf cart driving on Market Street and recognized her from ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — In county Municipal Court, a Minerva-area man was sentenced to six months in the county jail for threatening his neighbor and violating two protection orders. Mark. B. Morgan, 64, of Bayard Road, was sentenced in county municipal court for threatening to burn down the home of Tracy ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Elaine Iler reported Friday having problems with her landlord who will not let her back into the rental property on Steubenville Pike, Center Township, to retrieve some belongings. Iler was advised this was a civil dispute that needed resolved in court. — A caller reported Friday seeing ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — A man in the 1800 block of Whinnery Road reported at 12:35 a.m. Monday that a dog that didn’t belong to him got inside the fenced area of his back yard. An officer was able to get the male Husky in the back of the patrol car and turned the dog over to the humane officer. There ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— Cody A. Rose, 17, Stookesberry Road, Lisbon, and Matthew B. Mooney, 29, of Newell, W.Va., both struck the same fallen tree and debris while driving on U.S. Route 30 in St. Clair Township at 11:13 p.m. Saturday. Neither were seriously injured. — Andrea C. Poling, 21, North Beaver Street, ...

CORRECTION

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Lisbon council member Cheryl Mills is asking a proclamation be passed in honor of former mayor and councilman Willis Coleman Jr. The newspaper reported Monday she was seeking a plaque in his memory.

On The Calendar This Week

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TUE/21 DAMASCUS Damascus Area Historical Society, potluck dinner, 6 p.m., Pearce House, 28959 Salem-Alliance Road; program, “Pilgrims,” by Dick Stoffer; business session follows. HANOVERTON United class of 1961, lunch, noon, Adele’s Place. LEETONIA Teen board games, 3 p.m., ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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Wednesday deadline to join Salem parade SALEM — The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce is reminding businesses, organizations and churches that Wednesday is the deadline for submitting an application for the 2017 Salem Christmas parade, “Christmas in the City.” Applications are available ...

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Getting into the holiday spirit

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“Trains, Trees and Treasures” was held Sunday in Salem: “Trains” at Attorney Fred Naragon’s office; “Trees” at the Charles E. Burchfield Museum; and, “Treasures” at the Salem Storybook Museum. In this photo, shown admiring the wonders of a vast, holiday-themed train outlay ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Officers responded to a 1000 block East Third Street home at 8:10 a.m. Saturday where the resident reported a large sum of cash had been stolen by someone he was letting live at the home. The other person denied taking the money. — Officers responded to a 200 block South Howard ...

City of Salem proving to be a drug-free workplace

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SALEM—No city employees have tested positive for drugs or alcohol on the job since officials instituted a drug-free workplace program Oct. 1 which includes random testing. No reasonable suspicion testing has taken place either, meaning no employees have shown signs of being under the ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— William R. Kale, 41, Georgetown Road, Beloit, was injured Thursday afternoon when the edge of the road gave way and the farm combine he was driving rolled on its side into a ditch. He was taken to a local hospital. The accident occurred on Rochester Road in West Township. — Harold J. ...

On the Calendar

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MON/20 BEAVER TOWNSHIP South Range Local School’s Records Commission, 6:50 p.m., high school band room. South Range school board, 7 p.m., high school band room. BELOIT West Branch Future Farmers of America is collecting scrap metal and cans, 8 a.m.-noon, behind the vocational ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Deputies were called to a property line/driveway dispute on Hammondsville Road, Yellow Creek Township, at 3:48 p.m. Nov. 11. The dispute was between Jolene and Heather Rice. This was a civil dispute, but the deputy did tell Jolene Rice and her son Mark Taggart that if they put up and fence ...

Salem Jr./Sr. High School staff to serve The Banquet today

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SALEM — The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St. The meal will be served by the Salem Junior and Senior High School staff. The menu offers barbecued chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, cole slaw, fresh vegetables and fruit and ...

Salem, Washingtonville record over 3 inches of rain

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LISBON — How much rain did Columbiana County get on Saturday? The amounts may vary, but needless to say it was a lot. The amount of rainfall received ranged from a 2.55 inches recorded at a measuring station in East Liverpool to a high of 3.25 inches recorded at the Morris farm south of ...

FIRE REPORTS

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SALEM — Firefighters responded to a 900 block Franklin Avenue home at 8:28 a.m. Sunday where residents reported the smell of gas. The smell was determined to be from a lawnmower leaking gas in the garage. The piece of equipment was moved outside.

Cars v Tree 2 pat

Downed tree in road sends driver to hospital

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Two vehicles ran into a downed tree on state Route 7 south of Middleton during Saturday's rainstorm. Alicia Connolly of Poland was taken by New Waterford Fire/EMS to St. Elizabeth's in Boardman after her Geo Tracker struck the tree. Brooke Murphy, 16, of Negley did the same in her Nissan ...