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Highway Patrol

Police and Court Reports

— While southbound on Rochester Road Wednesday morning, Jacob E. Baxter, 23, North Main Street, Beloit, lost control on the icy roadway, causing his vehicle to slide left of center and off the left side, striking a ditch. He was cited for failure to control. — Frederick Conklin, 38, ...

Leetonia Council moving to apply for first responder grant

Local News

LEETONIA — Village council has agreed to move forward with preparation for a grant application for the fire department. Council this past week advised Fire Chief Larry Hephner to start gathering paperwork that will be needed to apply for a first responder grant with the help of grant ...

Spotted lanternfly threat on agriculture, tourism on East Coast

Local News

By KEVIN HOWELL Staff Writer It’s small, but it’s mighty — posing a big threat to the agricultural and tourism trades on the East Coast. And it’s headed this way. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive pest from Asia that primarily feeds on tree-of-heaven but can also feed on a ...

PATROL

Police and Court Reports

—Walker J. Trayes, 22, of Columbiana, was cited for failure to control after he slid off the road and into a tree while rounding a bend on Carbon Hill Road in Middleton Township at 1:50 a.m. Saturday.

Non-stop plowing

Local News

Salem workers were out throughout Saturday into the evening, doing their best to keep the city roadways clear, making multiple passes along the main roads such as State Street and Lincoln Avenue. (Salem News photo by J.D. Creer)

Police Reports

Police and Court Reports

Salem reports — Police responded to the 300 block of W. 9th Street at 3:42 p.m. Friday along with first responders and an ambulance for a man who overdosed on narcotics. Narcan was administered. He was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Police met with him and issued him overdose ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

SUN/20 LISBON Bingo canceled on Sunday at Lisbon Lions Club. SALEM Salem VFW 892 breakfast canceled. Studio@821 series art class, 2 p.m., Quaker Room, Salem Public Library, with art instructor W. Dan Dinsio; registration required at salem.lib.oh.us or 330-332-0042. WAYNE ...

St. Paul School: ‘Learn. Service. Lead. Succeed.

Local News

St. Paul School Catholic Schools Week Schedule Saturday, Jan. 26: Student greeters before 4:30 p.m. Mass; Winter Carnival featuring games, carnival food and prizes, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28: Kickoff STREAM activities for Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Art and Math; ...

Kent State University at Salem President’s, Dean’s lists

Neighborhood News

SALEM — Dr. David Dees, dean of Kent State University at Salem, announced those students named to the fall 2018 president’s and dean’s lists. To qualify for the president’s list, students must have a 4.0 grade point average and must have completed 15 hours during the semester. To ...

Lisbon’s carryover balance declines for second straight year

Local News

LISBON — The village ended 2018 with a $106,908 carryover balance in the general fund, which is about $29,000 less than the year before. The carryover balance represented the second consecutive decline but was still considerably higher than in 2014, when it dipped to a dangerously low ...

Sebring Board of Education members recognized by state

Neighborhood News

The Ohio School Boards Association is celebrating School Board Recognition Month in January. Sebring Local School District joined other districts throughout Ohio to recognize the important contributions school board members make to their communities. Sebring Local Schools Superintendent Toni ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Neighborhood News

Salem High School ‘69 raffling baskets for scholarship SALEM —The Salem High School Class of 1969 will be raffling off 11 prizes, valuing from $20 to $165, prior to the boys junior varsity and varsity basketball games on Jan. 25 in the gym lobby at the high school. Cost is $5 per ...

OSU Extension works with Leetonia Schools

Neighborhood News

The Ohio State University Extension recently partnered with Leetonia Schools to offer in-classroom instruction to eighth-grade students in Marsha Coffee’s Family and Consumer Science class. The program was supported by the Columbiana County Education Service Center and funded through the ...

West Branch schedules March 21-22 kindergarten registration

Neighborhood News

BELOIT—Kindergarten registration for the 2019-2020 school year will be held by appointment only on March 21 and 22. Registration will take place at the West Branch High School. Any child who is 5 years of age on or before Sept. 30, 2019 and resides within the West Branch School District is ...

Aut Mori Grotto installs monarch, officers

Neighborhood News

Dale Hawkins was installed as the Monarch of the Aut Mori Grotto, Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets of the Enchanted Realm, along with the slate of officers on Jan. 12. Hawkins has been master of Argus Lodge #545 in Canfield, Knighted a Knight of the York Cross of Honor, worked his way through ...

WR Rangers honor members

Neighborhood News

BERLIN CENTER—Congratulations to Emma Reph, Olivia Reph, William Reph, Isabel Schors and Alaina Courtwright who were selected to serve on the 2019 Mahoning County Junior Fair Board. They reported on the Ohio Junior Fair Conference they attended recently in Columbus. Serving as 4-H Junior ...