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Local Little Free Library honors late veteran

BELOIT—Phyllis Naylor and her late sister Beverly Groh are granting a free library at the village as a legacy to Phyllis’ late husband Colonel Dwight E. Naylor USMC. The library will be located at the Beloit Village Park at 17910 5th Street and will be registered on ...

Port Authority moving toward clean energy

LISBON — The Columbiana County Port Authority will be adding another economic development tool to its belt in an effort to encourage the move toward clean energy in the county. The CCPA board of directors approved the submission of a petition to Leetonia council for the creation of an ...

Auction nets over $24K for Salem parks commission

SALEM — The Parks Commission netted $24,377 from the city’s recent auction of no longer used parks department equipment, with Parks Director Shane Franks suggesting buying another mower with the money. “I think it’s a great idea,” Commission Chair John Panezott said. Franks said ...

ODOT stimulus funds available to Salem Township

FRANKLIN SQUARE — Salem Township trustees learned recently there’s a federal grant program offering funding to townships for sidewalk, roadway and culvert projects. Fiscal Officer Dale Davis relayed correspondence he received from the Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association (OMEGA) about ...

Columbiana school officials talk about the return to school

COLUMBIANA—Superintendent Donald Mook discussed 2021 back to school plans with the school board Tuesday. A hybrid instruction with both online and in-person learning will be available to students who have health concerns or live with family members with health conditions. “We are ...

Garden tour to raise funds for Salem Preservation

Look, Love, Grow, Salem, Ohio’s Summer Garden Tour, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 7. Ginger Grilli, who is chairing the event, invites the community to support Salem Preservation projects while visiting some of the city’s best gardens. She said, “We are excited to showcase a ...