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Health chief: Stay inside, take precautions

Local News

SALEM — With frigid below zero temperatures coming, a local hotel is opening its rooms to the homeless while the local health department is telling residents to stay inside and keep pets inside, too. Both are looking out for everybody’s health and safety in the midst of the expected ...

Trustees OK zoning book update

Local News

Trustees agreed Monday to move forward on a review and update of the township zoning book by the consulting firm Plan4Land. The cost was estimated at $4,300 and Fiscal Officer Susan Johnston said there’s money in the zoning fund to cover the cost, which she said wasn’t a bad price for ...

West Branch expected to name Harris as head football coach

Local News

BELOIT — According to a release from the West Branch Schools, Superintendent Timothy Saxton will recommend Ken Harris to the Board to Education for the position of head football coach when it meets Thursday. Harris works at West Branch High School as a guidance counselor. He has worked as an ...

East Palestine to seek grant to rebuild walking trail

Local News

EAST PALESTINE — Portions of the walking trail constructed 17 years ago in the village are in need of repair, and village council approved seeking a grant to fund the majority of that cost. Village Manager Pete Monteleone explained to council during the Monday meeting that the pavement in ...

Josh Fox promoted to practice leader for water, wastewater group

Business

COLUMBIANA — Herbert, Rowland and Grubic Inc. (HRG) has announced that Harrisburg, Pa. resident Josh Fox, P.E., has been promoted to practice area leader for the firm’s Water and Wastewater Group. Fox will have four areas of primary responsibility: vision and strategy, professional ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

Police and Court Reports

—Haley L. Anderson, 23, North Benton, was cited for driving left of center after she struck a vehicle in the other lane driven by Ryan L. Hawk, 40, Beloit, while traveling on Westville Lake Road in Knox Township at 1:58 p.m. Sunday. Anderson’s vehicle ended up in a ditch. Neither driver was ...

POLICE REPORTS

Police and Court Reports

LEETONIA — Domingo Rodriguez Alicea, 41, Girard, was cited for driving under suspension and expired registration after an officer responded to the area of West State Street and state Route 344 at 3:34 p.m. Jan. 19 in reference to a vehicle off the roadway in the westbound lane. No injuries ...

Hanoverton man faces possession charge

Police and Court Reports

LISBON — Cameron A. Yarwood, 40, Randel Road, Hanoverton, was served a secret indictment for a charge of aggravated possession of drugs. On Nov. 12, 2016, Yarwood allegedly had methamphetamines. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in December. Patrick S. Norton, 47, New Cumberland, ...

SHERIFF’SOFFICE

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— Deputies were called to the area of Family Dollar on state Route 45 north of Lisbon at 10:03 a.m. Monday after someone called to report a white Ford SUV with a woman driver sitting in the McDonald’s parking lot possibly using narcotics. The vehicle had moved to the lot at Family Dollar, ...

CORRECTION

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The Lisbon school district was incorrectly listed as losing money through open enrollment in a story in Saturday’s edition. Instead, it is the Salem school district that is one of the three in the county to lose money.

Evaluation asked in bank robbery case

Police and Court Reports

LISBON — Anthony Anderson, a Youngstown man accused of complicity to robbery in the heist of a downtown East Liverpool Home Savings and Loan in 2017, has asked for yet another motion to be filed, delaying his jury trial. On Friday, Anderson’s attorney, Coleen Hall Dailey, said Anderson ...

Salem man arrested on domestic violence charges

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GOSHEN TWP. —A Salem area man is facing a felonious domestic violence charge after a dispute at his home over the weekend. Hiram Diaz, 52, West Calla Road, Salem, has been charged with a fourth-degree felony count of domestic violence and two misdemeanor counts of aggravated menacing as ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — In county Municipal Court, Feb. 4 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set for Luis O. Cintron, 34, Thelma Avenue, Alliance, charged with domestic violence, menacing, aggravated menacing and obstructing official business. Cintron allegedly was sitting in the driveway of the mother ...

POLICE REPORTS

Police and Court Reports

SALEM — Charlene Sias, 41, of Lisbon, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 2:30 a.m. Monday on East State Street near Washington Avenue. She was given a warning for white light to the rear and police confiscated the vehicle plates. The vehicle was towed from the ...

Team plans Texas Hold’Em tourney

Neighborhood News

SALEM — The Salem Quakers High School Baseball Team will host its third annual Texas Hold’Em Tournament fundraiser at 2 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Salem Italian American Club, 250 Penn Ave. Check-in starts at 1:30 p.m. The buy-in is $50 and there will be a $25 re-buy option and cash prizes for top ...

Gallery: St. Paul School Winter Carnival

Local News

A smiling year-and-half-old Max Formet emerges from the bounce house Saturday during the St. Paul Winter Carnival which attracted dozens of families. The event kicked off a week-long celebration of Catholic School Week. (Salem News photo by J.D. Creer)

Police Reports

Police and Court Reports

SALEM REPORTS — Police at 5:20 a.m. Sunday checked on a motion alarm at the Salem Community Center, 1098 N. Ellsworth Ave., finding all exterior doors secure and no suspicious activity. — Logan Franklin Joseph McNicol, 19, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

MON/28 LEETONIA Leetonia Library, Light Reads Book Club, 11 a.m. LISBON One-on-one computer and device help, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Lepper Library; register at 330-424-3117. Lepper Library, classic movie, 2 p.m.; adult coloring, 6 p.m. Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m., Fleming House, 7300 Rose ...

City parks getting surveillance camera system

Local News

SALEM — The Salem parks will soon be under surveillance. Parks Director Shane Franks recently announced the Salem Community Foundation is providing funding to install a surveillance camera system providing 24 hour, seven days a week coverage of Centennial and Waterworth Memorial parks. ...