Snow day holiday

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Father and son Andy Richardson and Paul Chamberlain, 8, both of Salem, attempt to dig out their vehicle after nearly a foot of snow fell upon the city Monday. (Special to the Salem News by Lily Nickel )

Residents urged to clear fire hydrants

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SALEM — While digging out driveways, unburying cars and cleaning sidewalks, firefighters want residents to include fire hydrants on their snow clearing list. “We’ve got people out working on hydrants,” Salem Fire Capt. Shawn Mesler said. Two crew members spent the afternoon digging ...

15 ODOT crews battled storm to keep roads passable

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LISBON — Winter Storm Izzy came into Columbiana County Sunday evening and dumped nearly a foot of snow throughout the area mostly during the overnight and morning hours. While many county residents spent part of the day Monday unburying their vehicles and sidewalks, making pathways to get ...

Columbiana Middle School newspaper introduced

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COLUMBIANA — Columbiana Middle School Principal Jason Martin introduced a new elective during last week’s Board of Education meeting. Language Arts teacher Carlie Beech has been teaching Middle School Journalism and brought her students with her to introduce members of the board to ...


Police and Court Reports

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Police provided traffic control twice in the 1600 block of Franklin Avenue, at 9:38 a.m. and at 7:56 a.m. Monday, while tow trucks from Ed Geary’s and Sinsley’s pulled vehicles out of a ditch due to poor road conditions from the snow storm. Police also responded at 6:48 ...


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JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli hospital on Monday said preliminary research indicates a fourth dose of the coronavirus vaccine provides only limited defense against the omicron variant that is raging around the world. Sheba Hospital last month began administering a fourth vaccine to more than ...