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GM strikers to picket until contract vote

Local News

DETROIT (AP) — Striking General Motors workers will stay on the picket lines for at least another week until they vote on a tentative contract with the company. Factory-level officials from the United Auto Workers union voted to recommend the agreement to members at a daylong meeting in ...

On the calendar this week

Neighborhood News

FRI/18 LEETONIA Leetonia High School Class of 1962, lunch, noon, Annabelle’s. Nashville-based duo of Crosby-Lane concert, 6 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 50 Lisbon St. Free and open to the public. MINERVA Governing Board of the Carroll, Columbiana, and Stark Regional ...

Utilities board unhappy with condition of Franklin

Local News

SALEM — City Utilities Commission members aren’t happy about the quality of the paving or supposed cleanup of Franklin Street by the contractor who spent the summer replacing water and sewer lines there. “That really is a mess out there,” Commission Chairman Bob Hodgson said. He ...

Lake Front development proposed

Local News

After Rob Struharik of Master Plan Builders pitched a development opportunity for the old Lake Front Golf Course, all of council approved the concept of the idea except councilman Dan Bekar, who abstained. Lake Front is a 58-acre parcel that is up for sale. Master Plan’s proposal would ...

Man charged with trying to take brass knuckles into court

Local News

LISBON — A Guilford Lake area man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly attempted to smuggle a heavy pair of brass knuckles in his back pants pocket into county Municipal Court. An Oct. 24 preliminary hearing was set for Dustin M. Dorff, 29, East Lake Road, who is charged with a ...

Newgarden Avenue to close for sewer work on Oct. 24

Local News

SALEM — City Utilities Commission members announced Newgarden Avenue will be closed for at least three weeks on both sides of the railroad tracks beginning Oct. 24 for a sewer line project. Motorists will have access to Mullins, Railroad and Prospect streets and trucks coming in and out of ...

Green Team still taking glass

Local News

GOSHEN TWP. – The Mahoning County Green Team is still accepting glass for recycling. Goshen Township Trustee Chairman Bob McCracken this week responded to concerns about recycling at township sites by ensuring residents they can still recycle glass and plastic bottle caps that are attached ...

United BOE approves fiscal forecast

Local News

HANOVERTON — The United school board Wednesday night approved a five-year financial forecast that projects a positive cash balance through the first four years. Presented by school Treasurer Melissa Baker, the forecast remains in the positive until the final year when it dips to a $1.48 ...

Leetonia to seek grant for water lines

Local News

LEETONIA — Village Council Wednesday night authorized Village Administrator Gary Phillips to apply for funding for a possible water line project. Phillips will apply for Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC) funds to install three block-long water lines between Chestnut and Walnut streets. ...

Trump to speak at Pittsburgh shale conference

Business

By RICK SHRUM Special to the Salem News President Donald Trump will be coming to Pittsburgh next Wednesday. Trump will be the keynote speaker at the Shale Insight conference, a natural gas industry-related event, the Marcellus Shale Coalition reported Wednesday morning. The conference ...

Inmates appear on escape charges

Police and Court Reports

LISBON – Two of the three men who broke out of the Columbiana County Jail in June appeared in Common Pleas Court Thursday afternoon on charges which included escape. Anthony R. Wagoner, 39, Cadmus Street, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty to both the escape charge and a receiving stolen ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Police and Court Reports

— A Pioneer Road, Negley, man reported at 11:56 a.m. Wednesday, someone he did not know opened a PayPal credit account in his name and $595 were charged to the account. He was working with PayPal to resolve the issue. — A Metz Road, Unity Township, woman reported at 3:17 p.m. Wednesday ...

SALEM FIRE

Police and Court Reports

— Firefighters were called at 9:38 p.m. Wednesday to Buckeye Elementary School, 1200 Buckeye Ave., for a fire alarm. Maintenance advised a smoke detector alerted in the boiler room. Upon entry, burnt rubber could be smelled and a compressor was found with a burnt belt. Power to the compressor ...

EL man pleads guilty to endangering

Police and Court Reports

LISBON — Jacob J. Henderson, 26, Sprucevale Road, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to the prosecutor’s information for an endangering children charge, a third-degree felony. Sentencing is set for Jan. 13, when he faces up to three years in prison and a $10,000 fine. He ...

POLICE REPORTS

Police and Court Reports

COLUMBIANA — Police responded to a single vehicle crash on County Line Road near state Route 14 at 6:59 a.m. Wednesday. There was only minor damage to the vehicle and a report was taken. — Heidi Prine, 46, of Negley, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

Police and Court Reports

LISBON — In county Municipal Court, Michael J. Mick, 42, North Walnut Street, East Palestine, was bound over to the grand jury on a charge of complicity to grand theft of an auto for allegedly allowing co-defendants Randy Martin and Nikki Koffell steal the vehicle, a 1996 Toyota truck, from ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

Police and Court Reports

New Cases Huntington National Bank vs. Jenny and Samuel Fleeson, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Fairfield Avenue, Columbiana. Seven Seventeen Credit Union vs. Robert C. Spickler, Erie, Pa., $13,455 plus interest sought for alleged debt owed. In Re: 2005 Yamaha motorcycle title ...

EL man charged with drug possession

Police and Court Reports

LISBON — Todd A. Hawthorne, 37, Garner Avenue, East Liverpool, was served a secret indictment charging him with possession of drugs, tampering with evidence and two counts of aggravated possession of drugs. On May 1, Hawthorne is alleged to have tried to conceal or hide a glass pipe during an ...

POLICE REPORTS

Police and Court Reports

SALEM — Ashlei Conkle, 24, of Wellsville was taken into custody in the 300 block of Hawley Avenue on charges of obstruction, drug abuse instruments and possession of drug paraphernalia after police were called to the Hawley Avenue area at 4:34 a.m. Thursday for a call and came across ...