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Salem Twp. road chief patching up cemeteries

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FRANKLIN SQUARE — A Salem Township cemetery which dates back to the mid-to-late 1800s looks a little neater now, with toppled tombstones back in place. “That cemetery looks the best it has looked in 20 years,” Salem Township Trustee Bill Heston said. Heston reported on the progress ...

Lisbon man pleads guilty to break-ins

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LISBON — Charles E. McCanna, 39, Spillway Road, Lisbon, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to two counts of breaking and entering, each a fifth-degree felony. He faces up to two years in prison and a fine of $5,000. Sentencing is set for July 8. On Feb. 18, 2020, McCanna broke into two ...

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WED/14 CANFIELD Youngstown Area Weaving Guild, 10 a.m., Colonial Inn at the Canfield Fair grounds; program will be making Christmas Trees from pin loom squares COLUMBIANA Library, movie, 1948 Astaire-Garland musical, 2-4 p.m., limited to 10 patrons, 482-5509 COLUMBIANA ...

County pauses use of J&J vaccine

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LISBON — With concerns growing about rare blood clots possibly connected to the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine against the coronavirus, the local county health department has canceled using the vaccine this week. Laura Fauss, public information officer for the county health ...

Fire Calls

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SALEM — Police and firefighters were called at 7:52 a.m. Monday to the parking lot of Southeast School on Merle Road where a vehicle was on fire. An employee was using a fire extinguisher on a Buick sedan. Firefighters used tank water to extinguish the rest of the fire, which was in the ...

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Mahoning J&J vax on hold Mahoning County Public Health is canceling all appointments for Friday and Saturday for its mass vaccination clinic located at the former Dillard’s site at the Southern Park Mall where the Johnson &Johnson (J&J) vaccine was being ...

Goshen trustees OK police contract with Beloit

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GOSHEN CENTER — Goshen Township trustees this week approved a new police contract with Beloit. Trustees approved the three-year contract to provide police protection effective May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2024 at $45,000 per year in monthly payments of $3,750. The previous contract was ...

Municipal Court

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LISBON — An April 15 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set in county Municipal Court for David L. Todd, 49, Elkton-West Point Road, Lisbon, charged with felony charges of harassment by an inmate and assault of a police officer, as well as a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest. On ...

EP councilman raises questions on vacant buildings

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EAST PALESTINE — Councilman Alan Cohen this week questioned building and zoning inspector C.H. McCutcheon about how many vacant buildings are in the village. People with vacant structures are required to register each year with the village. Cohen noted there were 27 such buildings in 2020, ...

Sheriff’s Office

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— Someone reported a parking violation at Discount Drug Mart, state Route 45, Lisbon, at 12:18 p.m. Monday. The deputy checked the plate on a BMW and determined it did not come back with a handicapped endorsement, but it was parked in a handicapped space without a visible placard or proper ...

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SALEM — Police responded to South Avenue and East Euclid at 9:45 a.m. Monday for a report of chickens loose in the neighborhood. The chickens belonged to a property in the 600 block of East Euclid. Contact was made later with the owner who was told about the running at large complaint and ...

Leetonia prom court

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Leetonia will host its Junior/Senior Prom on April 16 at Avion on the Water from 7 to 11 p.m. The Promenade will be held one hour prior to the prom also at Avion on the Water. Members of the2021 Leetonia Prom Court include, top from left, Michael Miller, Jacob McCool, Joby Buffone, Alex ...

Leetonia road work

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Quinton Vangiesen of R.T. Vernal Paving and Excavating works on a Leetonia village paving project Monday on East High Street. Dylan Mitchell stands by to help. (Salem News photo by Danielle Garner)

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TUE/13 COLUMBIANA Drive-thru ham dinner, 4-6 p.m. or gone, Methodist Church, $8, reserve at 482-3839 or 831-1112 Planning commission, 7 p.m. via Zoom, link at www.columbianaohio.gov EAST PALESTINE Drive-thru meat loaf dinner, Our Lady of Lourdes, 4-6 p.m., $10 Lisbon Proverbs food ...

Resident wants mound/fence to screen neighbors

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SALEM — Perry Township trustees plan to ride around the township next month looking for problem properties and finding ways to solve the issues they cause neighbors. The topic came up during the zoning report and after West State Street resident Doug Sampson asked trustees if he could ...

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Uncorked tickets available Tickets (wristbands) for Columbiana Uncorked 2021 are now available online at https://bit.ly/ColumbianaUncorked2021. The event is scheduled for 4 to 9 p.m. Sept. 25 at Firestone Farms. The wristbands are $25 in advance or $30 at the gate and include a commemorative ...

3 seeking open Salem council seat

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SALEM — Three residents submitted resumes for the open At Large Salem City Council seat. On Thursday night, city council will select one of them to fill the unexpired term vacated by former councilman Sal Salvino, who resigned last month. The term expires Dec. 31. The candidates include ...

Not wearing seat belt factor in fatals

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LISBON — There have been more fatal car accidents in Columbiana County in the first three months of 2021 than in all of 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017. Since Jan. 1, seven fatal accidents have claimed the lives of eight people throughout the county. In 2020, 2019 and 2018, six fatal accidents ...

Goshen trustees award road contract

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GOSHEN TOWNSHIP – Township trustees have hired a company to complete the Smith-Goshen Road resurfacing project. Trustees Monday night accepted the bid of $136,622.20 from Barbicas Construction in Akron to pave the stretch of roadway between state Route 165 and Middletown Road. It was the ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — In county Municipal Court, An April 19 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set for Michael S. Smith, 39, McCracken Road, Salem, charged with domestic violence and resisting arrest. On Friday, Smith allegedly threatened his live-in girlfriend, Grace Roessler, telling her he was ...