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Real Estate Transfers

Neighborhood News

Butler Township Marcus Keck to Kevin Gentile, home on Valley Road; $123,000 Center Township G. Randall Vulcan, et al, to David and Annettee Norris, 4.7 acres on Adams Road; $11,150 William T. Lewis to Charlotte Alicea-Haifley, structures and 3.5 acres on Hunters Camp Road; ...

Sanctions sought against witness used by United Local BOE

Local News

LISBON — Sanctions are being sought against the expert witness used by the United Local school board in its dispute with the Columbiana County Board of Revision over the appraised value of Utica East Ohio Midstream’s natural gas collection-and-processing facility in Kensington. The law ...

Lisbon fifth-graders show flair for science fair

Neighborhood News

LISBON — McKinley Elementary School fifth-grade students, under the direction of the science teacher Natalie Lindesmith, competed in the Lisbon Exempted Village Schools McKinley Elementary Science Fair. The students chose a project and used the scientific method to complete it which is a ...

Kent State Columbiana County scholarship recipients

Neighborhood News

Kent State University’s Columbiana County campuses recently awarded scholarships to several local high school graduates who have applied to either the Kent State Salem or Kent State East Liverpool campus. Each Kent State Columbiana County Scholarship is valued at $500. Students who ...

Judge rules against GM’s dismissal request

Local News

By RON SELEK JR. Special to The Salem News LORDSTOWN — A federal court judge has denied General Motors’ request to dismiss a lawsuit that claims the automaker violated its contract with United Auto Workers by not sending workers, including several hundred from Lordstown, to work at a ...

Lisbon students collect cans as a school project

Neighborhood News

Natalie Lindesmith’s fifth grade science classes at Lisbon McKinley Elementary School collected can tabs as a school project for the Ronald McDonald House in Akron. The Ronald McDonald House recycled the can tabs to purchase needed items for the House. Students contacted family and friends ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Neighborhood News

Seven & One Club meets for games SALEM — The Seven and One Club recently met at the home of Mrs. Herb Bott with two guests. Mrs. Keith Kesler and Tracy Dearth were her guests. A chicken casserole was served for lunch. After the meal the club played cards. Prizes were won by the ...

Across our Classrooms

Neighborhood News

Local students on Slippery Rock dean’s list SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — Slippery Rock University has announced its dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester. The dean’s list consists of SRU undergraduate students who earned an adjusted semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher, based on a ...

Mahoning County Junior Fair Board preps for summer

Neighborhood News

CANFIELD — The Mahoning County Junior Fair board held its May meeting at the Canfield Fairgrounds. The group met at 5:30 p.m. for individual and group photos, followed by a dinner provided by the Junior Fair Advisory Committee. A training session was held to prepare new members of the ...

POLICE REPORTS

Police and Court Reports

PERRY TWP. — Police contacted a woman at 9:45 p.m. Friday to speak with her about an argument she had with a man in the 1100 block of West Perry Street. She said he left for the night and she wanted a report of the situation for future reference. Police were not requested to go to the ...

No arrests in Patrol OVI checkpoint Friday

Police and Court Reports

A multi-agency OVI checkpoint conducted outside Salem on state Route 45 in Perry Township Friday night from 7 to 11 p.m. resulted in no arrests for operating a vehicle impaired out of 384 vehicles stopped. A press release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol Lisbon Post said the checkpoint was ...

SUPER  CRUISE……….Friday night images

Local News

New this year to the Salem Super Cruise is the sport of valve cover racing. Friday's event drew about 10 racers. The event sponsored by Ray Lewis and Company will be held again today with a 5 p.m. start at the Dale Shafer Research Library. Plaques were awarded to Tom Calvin of Leetonia for ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

FRI/7 CANTON Multi-County Juvenile Attention System Board of Trustees, 10 a.m., board room, 815 Faircrest St. S.W. EAST PALESTINE Friends of the East Palestine Memorial Library, book sale and silent auction, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 309 N. Market St. Funds raised support materials, programming ...

Columbiana County officials support defense service refunds

Local News

LISBON — Columbiana County commissioners adopted a resolution at this week’s meeting in support of legislation passed by the Ohio House of Representatives that would provide 100 percent state reimbursement for county public defender services. The state reimbursement once was as high as 50 ...

Church Happenings

Neighborhood News

KNOX TOWNSHIP — Knox Township 2019 Vacation Bible School will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 25 through 27 at the Reading Church of the Brethren, 25418 Georgetown Road. A light supper will be served daily at 5:30 p.m. for children entering kindergarten through completion of fifth grade. ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Neighborhood News

SRMC to host colorectal cancer program SALEM—Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death among American men and women combined, but it is highly treatable and often preventable with early detection. On June 27, area residents can learn how to reduce their ...

Fairfield company planning expansion

Local News

COLUMBIANA — A Fairfield Township business is expected to become the largest aluminum extrusion plant in the United States upon the completion of a new expansion project. Fairfield Township zoning inspector Adam Booth told township trustees Thursday that he and other township officials met ...