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GREENFORD — A local Boy Scout has renovated a historic cabin in town. Aiden Hammer, a member of Boy Scout Troop 8 of Greenford and North Lima, renovated the log cabin behind the Greenford Library as his Eagle Scout project. According to Aiden’s research, cabin used to be a square, ...

On the calendar this week

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SAT/22 BELOIT Saturday Night Church, 5 p.m., Bunker Hill UMC, 15096 W. Middletown Road. West Branch Music Department’s presentation of “Annie,” 7:30 p.m., high school auditorium; Tickets are available online at http://www.wbmusic.org. COLUMBIANA Knights of Columbus Council 10183 ...

Communities satisfied with RITA

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LISBON — The six communities in Columbiana County that switched to RITA are glad they did so. Officials from the communities say contracting with the Regional Income Tax Agency not only saved the taxpayers money and improved tax collections but made it easier for the people they ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Police were called to Merle Road for a possible domestic dispute at 9:33 p.m. Thursday, finding an elderly female who said she was trying to get her husband ready for bed and he grabbed her by the arm and would not go to bed. She did not appear injured and denied needing medical ...

Church Happenings

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COLUMBIANA — The 2nd annual Chili Cook-off sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 10183 will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. today at the St. Jude Activity Center, 180 7th St. Admission is $10 and includes all the chili samples, 10 voting tickets, salad, desert, coffee, tea and water. Cash ...

WB board moves toward new treasurer

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BELOIT – The West Branch school board will get help from the Mahoning County Educational Service Center until finding a new treasurer. The board this week approved a cooperative agreement with the MCESC for Ryan Jones, MCESC treasurer, to serve as interim treasurer at West Branch retroactive ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— A Whipporwill Avenue, Hanover Township, resident reported at 2:07 a.m. Feb. 14, his ex-girlfriend and another woman walked into his home and the ex-girlfriend video recorded him in the shower, while posting it to social media. He took the phone and told them to leave. They eventually left ...

Hymn Sing with Jan Schaeffer Cox

Neighborhood News

Jan Schaeffer Cox will play the piano for a hymn sing at 5 p.m. March 8 at Franklin Square United Methodist Church, 37615 Olde State Route 558. The event is free and open to the public. Cox is a Salem High School (Class of 1971) and Kent State music education graduate. She went on to Loyola ...

Program to warn of vaping, other social dangers

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SALEM — Parents, the public and anyone interested in learning about the dangers of vaping, Internet safety, human trafficking and drugs can attend a free, informative event from 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 4 at the Salem High School auditorium. “We want to be proactive,” School Resource ...

FIRE REPORTS

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SALEM — Fire personnel responded at 7 a.m. Friday to the 400 block of Vine Avenue where a resident said she turned on a lamp in the front room and the bulb flashed and popped. She was told to vacate the structure and complied. After the investigation, it was found the lamp in question was ...

East Palestine Schools honor rolls

Neighborhood News

East Palestine High School Honor Roll (All A’s) 9th Grade: Hannah Cunningham, Colton Hickman, Emma House, Nicholas Jaskola, Elizabeth Kinkead, Libby McElroy. 10th Grade: Jonathan Bertovich, Mayzen Chamberlain, Cooper Figley, Aidan McTrustry, Evan Smith. 11th Grade: Abigail Andre, ...

Drug Task Force raids Rogers home

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ROGERS — Drugs were found in a home on Depot Street in Rogers, where a search warrant was served on Friday. Brian McLaughlin, director of the county Drug Task Force, said the DTF and sheriff’s office recovered more than four grams of suspected methamphetamine, 148 units of LSD, $200 cash ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — A March 23 pretrial was set in county Municipal Court for Steve D. Adams, 58, West Indiana Avenue, Sebring, cited with OVI second offense and a tail lights violation. A March 5 sentencing hearing is set for Jessica Mae Cameron, 37, Winona Road, Salem, who pleaded no contest to OVI ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

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Weingart Cousins hold get-together SALEM— The Weingart Cousins met recently at Adele’s Place. The next breakfast will be held at 8:30 a.m. March 4 at Adele’s. WB Area Ladies Ruritan Club learns about ag co-op NORTH GEORGETOWN— The West Branch Area Ladies Ruritan Club met Feb. 17 at ...

Western Reserve Schools honor rolls

Neighborhood News

Western Reserve High School * Denotes 4.0 9th Grade Honor Roll: *Alexa Abrams, *Josie Baird, Brogan Biery, *Gavin Beniston, *Margaret Byers, *Rachelle Christy, *Aidyn Davis, *Hannah Heath, Olivia Hepburn, *Riley Hostetler, * Madison Huzyak, Angelina Kronk, *Sahara Lawver, *Emily Martin, ...

Salem Junior Mothers’ Club to host father-daughter dance

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SALEM— Salem Junior Mothers’ Club with be holding a “Love You to the Moon and Back” themed Father-Daughter dance from 6 to 8 p.m. March 14 at First Friends Church. Note the time change from previous years. The cost is $25 per couple and $5 for each additional sibling. Tickets include ...

DARE Singles group announces March activities

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YOUNGSTOWN – The DARE (Divorce/Death Aren’t Really the End) Singles Group meets at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, across from the Giant Eagle on state Route 224. For information call 330-729-0127. The March schedule includes the ...

Sebring Schools honor rolls

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McKINLEY JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL Merit Roll 6th GRADE: Kyla Baddeley, Devonte Buchanan, Gabrielle Cline, Lillian Dorian, Sable Foraker, Jayda Sanor, Jaden Smarr, Mia Somerville, Blade Thompson, Emily Wright. MERIT ROLL 7TH GRADE: Camryn Kinser, Jordyn Pittman, Walker ...

GRAND JURY

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LISBON — Eleven of the secret indictments issued by the grand jury for drug-related offenses earlier this month were served by law enforcement this week. Daniel W. Haschak, 22, Pearl Street, Leetonia, was served a secret indictment charging him with aggravated possession of drugs, a ...