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Hugs make big return

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SALEM — The power of touch returned to Blossom Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Friday, in the form of a plastic tent with arms. The hug tent will enable residents to experience a basic human need they’ve been dreaming about for over a year since COVID-19 came to town — the feel of a ...

Shooting suspect facing jury trial for murder

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LISBON — Terrance Haywood, accused in the shooting death of Destiny A. Moody in Wellsville in 2019, could face a Common Pleas Court jury in May. Haywood, 28, Chester Avenue, Wellsville, is charged with murder, two firearm specifications, aggravated burglary, tampering with evidence and ...

On the calendar

Neighborhood News

SAT/6 BELOIT West Branch Class of 1970, Perkins, 10 a.m. COLUMBIANA Good as New Shop, Methodist Church, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., winter clearance, 60% off everything EAST PALESTINE Bingo, American Legion, doors open 4:30 p.m., games at 6 p.m. LEETONIA Informational meeting to discuss ...

Walk-in vaccine clinic set in Salem

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SALEM—The Salem City Health District will host a walk-in clinic to administer the one-dose Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to the first 200 eligible people who appear from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday. Individuals over the age of 60 or who qualify for Phase 1A, 1B or 1C are ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Suspicious activity was reported at 11:46 p.m. Thursday in the 800 block of West Perry Street. Officers checked the area and cleared. — An officer on the way to the Columbiana County jail at 10:35 p.m. Thursday saw a vehicle in front of the marked cruiser travel left of center ...

Update offered on clinics, cases in Columbiana County

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LISBON — Those eligible for the coronavirus vaccine in the county will have several opportunities, including next Friday, March 12 at the County Vaccination Complex at the fairgrounds. Starting on Monday and continuing Tuesday, those age 60 and older wanting the vaccine are encouraged to ...

Leetonia council eyes conferencing system

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LEETONIA – Village Council is considering a new conferencing system that will not only improve its online meeting capabilities but provide the ability to participate in online employee training. Mayor Kevin Siembida provided council with an estimate of just under $2,000 for the new video ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— A state Route 558, Fairfield Township, woman reported on Wednesday she had received a notification about a student loan forgiveness program, which ultimately turned out to the a scam.

Coroner could face June trial

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LISBON — Columbiana County Coroner Dr. George Wilson, who is charged with domestic violence following an alleged incident involving a woman at his home in December, could face a jury in June in County Municipal Court. On Friday morning, visiting Judge David Stucki met with visiting ...

Residents can schedule vaccines in Mahoning County

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YOUNGSTOWN – Mahoning County Public Health and other providers are beginning to schedule for Phase 1C and Phase 2 COVID-19 vaccinations. Phase 2 will begin with Mahoning County residents ages 60 and older. More information on Phase 2 can be found at the following link: ...

Winona Ruritans hold generational dinner

Neighborhood News

WINONA – The Winona Ruritan Club celebrated its annual father/son/grandson/great-grandson dinner Feb. 23. President Rob Doyle Jr. called the meeting to order and led the singing of “America.” Vice President Homer Althouse gave an update on fellow member Rob Donaldson’s medical ...

Report: Southern Park owner preparing to file bankruptcy

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BOARDMAN — The owner / operator of Southern Park Mall is reportedly preparing to file bankruptcy after not making a $23.2 million interest payment in February, according to a published report. Columbus-based Washington Prime Group, a retail real estate investment trust with centers across ...

GM / LG Chem considering second battery-cell plant in U.S.

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Why not Lordstown? That’s the question asked of some economic development leaders after news broke Thursday that General Motors and South Korea’s LG Chem — a joint venture partnership already building a $2.3 billion electric vehicle battery-cell plant in Lordstown — are considering a ...

Local Scout troop to present Eagle awards

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NORTH LIMA – Troop 80, Boy Scouts of America, chartered to Mount Olivet United Church of Christ, is announcing the presentation of the Eagle Scout Award to four local teens. The court-of-honor ceremony will take place Sunday at Mount Olivet United Church of Christ in North Lima. Troop 80 is ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — A March 15 preliminary hearing was set for Robert B. Stein, Industry, Pa., charged with improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle for allegedly having a TCP Taurus .380 handgun loaded with a six-round magazine in his vehicle on Thursday during a traffic stop by the highway ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases County Treasurer vs. Herman B. Dailey, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Collidge Street, East Liverpool. County Treasurer vs. Al Sanford, foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Irish Ridge Road, East ...

COURT NEWS

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LISBON — Brandon J. Nelder, 37, Shady Lane Drive, Lisbon, who struck his brother. Walter Nelder, with a vehicle when he attempted to stop him from driving while intoxicated was placed on four years community control during a recent sentencing hearing in Common Pleas Court. Nelder was further ...

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

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Butler Township James and Lisa Panezott to Matthew Ragozzino, home on Slater Road; $280,000 J & J Enterprises of Alliance LLC to Jeffrey and Kathleen Zimmerman, home on Valley Road; $84,000 Columbiana Cope Properties LLC to Epoc Properties LLC, home and 0.2 acre on Pittsburgh ...

FRC offering Narcan kits

Neighborhood News

The Family Recovery Center offers Naloxone (Narcan), a medication that can block the effects of opioids and reverse an overdose. Free Narcan kits are distributed from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday at their Lisbon office, 964 N. Market St. Kits are also distributed via their mail ...

Ford dealerships offering free masks Tuesday

Neighborhood News

On Tuesday the following Ford dealerships will be participating in Ford Motor Company’s #FinishStrong initiative to help distribute over one million face masks to Ohioans. Residents are invited to stop by to pick up 20 free disposable face masks from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. while supplies last. ...