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Gallery: 2019 Gingerbread Day

Local News

The 10th annual Gingerbread Day was held Saturday at the Salem High School cafeteria, attracting over 800 children throughout the morning and afternoon. The free event featured an assortment of interactive fun for the children highlighted by the adorning of personal gingerbread houses with ...

POLICE reports

Police and Court Reports

Salem — Cody Barham was arrested at 2:18 a.m. on Sunday for a warrant. Officers stopped Barham in front of the Smith Center on East Fourth Street. Additional charges for drug paraphernalia and suspected methamphetamine found on his person are pending. He was released to the custody of the ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

MON/9 GOSHEN TOWNSHIP Board of Trustees, 7 p.m., administration building. LEETONIA Cards and Games, 2-5 p.m., Leetonia Community Public Library. LISBON PERI 59, lunch at 11:30 a.m., meeting at 1 p.m., Lisbon VFW. Family Pajama Storytime and Stuffed Animal Sleepover, 6 p.m., Lepper ...

Leetonia officials want surveys

Local News

LEETONIA — Village officials are asking residents to return the income surveys they should have received in the mail. Village Administrator Gary Phillips reported the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) has helped the village mail out 360 Low to Moderate Income (LMI) surveys. He ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Derrick Duvall was arrested for falsification and Jessica Lasater was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop on state Route 11 around 9 p.m. on Friday. Deputies stopped the vehicle for an illegal u-turn. Lasater did not have a valid license. Duvall provided two false social ...

Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce clear of ADA complaint

Local News

LISBON — The handicapped-accessible complaint filed by a local resident against the Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce has been dropped but the organization still intends to explore ways to comply. Chamber Director Marilyn McCullough said Scott Bartholomew recently dropped the complaint he ...

Christmas concert set at SHS

Neighborhood News

Allegheny Wesleyan College will be presenting its annual Christmas Program "God's Gift of Love — Jesus" at 7 p.m. , Friday Dec. 20 at Salem High School. Admission is free. A free will offering will be taken. (Submitted photo)

Southern Local Schools honor rolls

Neighborhood News

All A’s 7th Grade: Cheyenne Bennett, Kaitlynn Board, Casie Heddleston, Jacob Junkins, Kennedy Lewis, Gianna Rodgers. All A’s 8th Grade: Justus Black, Natalie DeSellem, Maddox Dickey, Alexis Ensinger, Esther Forbes, Rylee Mellott, Jaden Morris, Tyler Rawlings, Ashley Shroades, Dakotah ...

Family, faith and community: Village manager emphasizes all

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EAST PALESTINE— Rugby is a harsh sport, filled with aggression and physicality. But that’s not why it’s Mark McTrustry’s favorite sport. Sure he loves the game itself, but the community of people he used to play with is what he craved. While growing up in Northern Ireland, the ...

Initial phase of demos coming to end

Local News

LISBON —Five years after receiving its first allocation of federal funding to begin demolishing dilapidated and abandoned homes in East Liverpool, Salem and Wellsville, the initial phase of Columbiana County’s land bank program is winding down. The last of the $3.2 million in combined ...

Columbiana Auxiliary Police Force adds local resident

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COLUMBIANA— Police Chief Tim Gladis introduced and recommended Christopher Bell to council before being sworn into the Columbiana Auxiliary Police Force at Tuesday’s city council meeting. Bell, who is 18 years old and lives in Leetonia, graduated from Salem High School in June and has ...

Salem man indicted for leaving kids home alone for days

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — A Mahoning County grand jury has indicted a Salem man on two counts of child endangering. Hiram Diaz, 53, of Calla Road, Salem, is indicted on the counts of felony child endangering after police said he left his two children, ages 13 and 5, home alone for days. Goshen ...

Gallery: Southeast students, staff hold a special observance

Local News

Lessons of Thanksgiving were taught across the Salem Schools classrooms prior to the special holiday including at Southeast School The fifth grade observed an entire learning day for Native American Language Arts and Social Studies Day. Each student participated in reading the novel, "The ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

SAT/7 HANOVERTON Bus trip to Grove City premium outlets, depart at 8:30 a.m. (check in at 8:15 a.m.), United High school parking lot; $10; register with Sue Laughlin at 330-223-2829; or susan.laughlin@united.k12.oh.us. United High School Class of 1967, breakfast, 8:30 a.m., Avalon ...

Plan in place to fix wall in Salem

Local News

SALEM — The EuroGyro restaurant and building at 110 W. State St. remains closed, along with West State Street between Ellsworth and Howard avenues, but Salem Fire Chief Scott Mason said steps are being taken to stabilize the structure and work on a permanent fix. Mason said he recently ...

Man gets nine months for evidence tampering

Police and Court Reports

LISBON — A Toronto man who swallowed drugs to keep them out of the hands of authorities was sentenced in Common Pleas Court Friday to nine months in prison for tampering with evidence. Ronald Allen Mayhew Jr., 34, previously of New Cumberland, W.Va., told Judge Megan Bickerton he is a ...

Humane societies merge in Columbiana County

Local News

LISBON — The former Salem Humane Society has merged with another group to form the Columbiana County Humane Society, complete with a humane officer to investigate animal abuse and neglect claims. Sharon McElroy, president of the Columbiana County Humane Society (CCHS), met Wednesday with ...

POLICE REPORTS

Police and Court Reports

SALEM — Quagjhaun Tarique Adaleno Bradley, 22, of Canton, was charged with obstructing justice, driving under suspension and lighted lights required and taken into custody on warrants out of Stark County after a traffic stop at 2:02 a.m. Friday in the 100 block of South Cunningham Road for ...