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Beautification honors

Neighborhood News

The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce’s Beautification Committee presented its final Business of the Month award of the season to Ferrellgas, 575 E. State St., Salem. Ferrellgas moved to Salem approximately a year ago. The business, headquartered in Strasburg, Ohio, delivers propane gas to Ohio, ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

FRI/9 BELOIT Veterans Day programs: 1:45 p.m., West Branch Middle School gymnasium. Damascus Elementary School, 9:30 a.m., gymnasium. "Newsies," West Branch High School auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Adult tickets, $12; student and senior citizen tickets, $10. Tickets may be purchased online at ...

New 3-year pact for JFS union OK’d

Local News

LISBON — A new three-year contract with a group of unionized workers employed by the Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services was approved at this week’s meeting of county commissioners. Effective Dec. 1, the contract grants the employees annual pay raises of 3.5 percent ...

Across our Communities

Neighborhood News

Veterans Day program planned at Beaver Township FD BEAVER TOWNSHIP – A Veterans Day program begins at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Beaver Township Fire Department, 601 W. South Range Road. Salem United Methodist Women taking loaf orders SALEM — Orders are being taken for meat loaf and ham ...

NW water project close to final OK on Phase II

Local News

NEW WATERFORD — Phase II of a three-phase water distribution system upgrade is close to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ approval, Fiscal Officer Dave Slagle said Thursday. The village has obtained $2.6 million in grants and funding for Phase II which will install 18,300 linear feet of new ...

Columbiana Boiler expansion yields grants for city

Local News

COLUMBIANA — Future jobs created by the Columbiana Boiler expansion project have made it possible for the city to get grant funding for a portion of the city’s storm water project. City Manager Lance Willard said the city was able to leverage the expansion project to get two separate ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

Police and Court Reports

LISBON — A Nov. 15 preliminary hearing was set in Columbiana County Municipal Court for Sean A. Little, 47, Prospect Street extension charged with theft for allegedly running an extension cord from his home to the home of 85-year-old Margaret Leone, who noticed her electric bill has been high ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

Police and Court Reports

New Cases Richard H. Drummond, Waterloo, Ont., Canada; vs. Virginia Grilli, Salem, divorce sought. Michele Lynn Eells, Lisbon, vs. Scott Douglas Eells, Lisbon, divorce sought. Joanna Marie Hickman, Salem, vs. Rick David Hickman, Salem, divorce sought. Docket Entries Jeffery L. ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Deputies responded to a Crestview Road, Unity Township home where someone was reporting telecommunications harassment at 11:41 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies told the two parties to stop harassing each other. — Ronald T. Simpson, North Pleasant Drive, Unity Township, reported at 6:38 p.m. ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— James P. Brown, 41, Hazel Run Road, was eastbound on state Route 39 in Yellow Creek Township at 1 p.m. Wednesday was rear-ended by another vehicle that continued on without stopping. — Phil H. Lashley, 51, Middleton Road, Hudson, was eastbound on U.S. 30 in Madison Township at 6:30 a.m. ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — An officer at 1:53 a.m. Thursday saw a person having difficulty walking in the 100 block of South Ellsworth Avenue and assisted him to his residence with a courtesy ride. — An officer on patrol saw a truck parked on the wrong side of the road in the 500 block of South Union ...

Columbiana County Retired Teachers Association to meet

Neighborhood News

The Columbiana County Retired Teachers Association (CCRTA) will meet for a luncheon and program at noon Nov. 15 at the First United Methodist Church, 114 E. Washington Ave., Lisbon. Any retired educators are welcome to attend. Reservations must be made by today by calling Rosemary Bruehler at ...

Morgan’s Raid topic

Neighborhood News

Alice Whitehill will present “The Day the Civil War Came to Our Backyard” when the Salem Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Dale Shaffer Library meeting room. She will discuss the trail of Confederate Brigadier General John Morgan, who, in the summer of 1863, led a 1,000 mile ...

Man with weapons arrested at EL site

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — A Sprucevale Road man arrested Wednesday after being removed from inside a building at the former Riverview Florist property was found to have multiple potential weapons in his vehicle. Dillon A. Lockhart, 22, was charged by city police with criminal trespass and improper ...

Council to continue review of SAFEbuilt proposal

Local News

SALEM —Discussion regarding SAFEbuilt and the idea of having the firm provide building department services for commercial and residential projects in the city will now come back before Committee of the Whole at 6 p.m. Dec. 4. City council’s Finance Committee agreed Wednesday to hand ...

Apartment rules for commercial buildings updated

Local News

City council tweaked the language again on three proposals to allow apartments on upper floors of commercial buildings as a permitted use then voted 5-0 Wednesday to approve the ordinances for C1, C2 and C3 commercial zones on final reading. What that means is building owners no longer have ...

Leetonia council OKS tax break for Pennex expansion

Local News

LEETONIA—Village council Wednesday night joined the school district in granting a tax abatement to a local business that is expanding. Council approved a 15-year tax abatement for Pennex Aluminum Company LLC and Leftonia Leasing LLC as a part of an enterprise zone agreement after the ...