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“Cruisin’ for a Cause”

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“Cruisin’ for a Cause” was held Sunday by Cigarette World in Salem. Money raised supports Christina House, the domestic violence shelter in Lisbon. The event attracted 34 classic cars and trucks. Raffles and giveaways were held. Shown here admiring a vintage vehicle is 9-year-old Wynonna ...

On the Calendar

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WED/26 GREENFORD Camping! Camping! Camping!, 3 p.m., Greenford Library; children of all ages, preschoolers must attend with an adult. LEETONIA Toddler Playgroup, 10-11:15 a.m., Leetonia Community Public Library. Leetonia High School Class of 1965, noon, Old Towne Country ...

Perry chief: State paid for traffic control

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PERRY TWP. — Perry Township Police Chief Mike Emigh corrected what he termed some “misquoted” information at the previous trustees meeting earlier this month regarding a traffic detail on the bypass. “The township did not pay one dime for a car and police officer,” he said. Emigh ...

Meeting set on Perry zoning update

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PERRY TWP. — A public hearing is planned for July 22 regarding updates being suggested for the township zoning book by the consulting firm Plan4Land. The trustees agreed earlier this year to have the company look over the existing zoning book and update it if necessary at an estimated cost ...

Mirror Lake improvements completed

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For years Mirror Lake at Harvey S. Firestone Park was in need of improvement, but the city didn’t have enough money to put toward the project — then came a sizable donation from a local resident. On Saturday, the completion of the long-awaited project was celebrated with a dedication ...

Opening Thursday

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The new Gordmans apparel and home decor store located in the Salem Plaza on East State Street will hold a grand opening ribbon cutting at 9 a.m. Thursday, inviting customers to join in the fun. The first 100 guests in line at the grand opening celebration will receive a Gordmans insulated tote ...

Green Trustees OK repairs to parking lots

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GREENFORD — Green Township trustees Tuesday night approved repairs to the parking lots at the administration complex on Lisbon Road. The trustees approved $8,000 for R&R Seal Coating of Lisbon to crack seal the parking lots. The company will also paint parking stripes at the community ...

United school board OKs appropriations

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Staff report HANOVERTON — The United school board Tuesday morning approved final appropriations for Fiscal Year 2019 of $15.5 million. The total appropriations for fiscal year 2019 was $21.25 million. The board also approved temporary appropriations for fiscal year 2020 of 25 percent of ...

3 served secret indictments

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LISBON —Three people were served secret indictments issued by the grand jury in June. Lonnie A. Wilson, 30, Aetna Street, Salem, is charged with aggravated possession of drugs and possession of cocaine. On March 1, 2019, Wilson allegedly had both methamphetamines and less than five grams ...

PATROL

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— Dominica Keller, 21, Wellsville, was southbound on state Route 11 in Madison Township at 7:17 p.m. Thursday and lost control on the wet road and struck the guardrail. She was cited for failure to control. — An unknown vehicle was northbound on Brookdale Avenue at 6:50 p.m. June 15 and ...

Sheriff warns of scam

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The county sheriff’s office has been contacted by citizens saying they received calls telling them they will be arrested for missing a court hearing or jury duty unless they pay a fine of either gift cards or cash. Sheriff Ray Stone wants the public to know this is a scam.

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Rebecca Elizabeth Shafer-James, Salem, vs. Kelley M. James, Fort Myers, Fla., divorce sought. County Treasurer vs. Jessica N. Hightower, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Lisbon Street, East Liverpool. County Treasurer vs. Margaret and David ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — In County Municipal Court, James R. Brorman, 37, North Market Street, Lisbon, was bound over to the grand jury on charges of assault, abusing harmful intoxicants, domestic violence and resisting arrest. Brorman is accused of striking an EMT Zachary Lawrence in the face with his elbow ...

POLICE REPORTS

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EAST PALESTINE — Police received a complaint at 8:50 a.m. Tuesday of a 9-year-old child being left home alone. Police investigated and found the complaint to be true and notified Children’s Services. — Police responded to the 400 block of East Taggart Street at 8:24 p.m. Monday for ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— A white pickup was reported stopped on Rochester Road, West Township, at 8:26 a.m. Tuesday, taking photos of the caller’s home and vehicles. She was concerned because numerous vehicles have been stolen in her neighborhood or had someone break into them recently. The vehicle had a circular ...

POLICE REPORTS

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PERRY TWP. — Police responded at 3:44 a.m. Tuesday for one to be removed from a Goshen Road residence and were met by the female resident and the male to be removed. The male said the female had his cell phone and would not give it back, but she told police she did not have it. He was told ...

SALEM FIRE

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— Firefighters responded Monday to the 1700 block of North Lincoln Avenue for a report of wires down, discovering cable lines in the road. Firefighters removed the hazard and advised the homeowner, who had already contacted the company.

Perry cops say man used kids as shield

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PERRY TWP. — A man who police said used his children as a shield late Monday after officers forced entry into a Prospect Street apartment for a domestic is facing multiple charges, including felony aggravated assault. Jeremy Fristik, 32, whose last known address was 335 1/2 Park Ave., East ...