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Study group looking to teach foundations of U.S. government

EAST PALESTINE — Pittsburgh attorney Ellen Kyle Beagle overheard many arguments and statements during and after a heated election in 2020. “You’ve got to back it up, you can’t just throw it out,” Beagle said regarding statements made about events and mandates. Beagle wanted to ...

Columbiana school board recognizes Key Clipper

COLUMBIANA — Bridget Wolsonovich was recognized Tuesday as a Key Clipper. Wolsonovich was recognized for her willingness to help throughout the district in multiple areas. “Besides doing a fantastic job in what we hired her to do, she’s been invaluable,” High School Principal David ...

Sprucing up

Salem Historical Society volunteers Mary Lou Adams, left, and Gordon Dunn spruce up outside the museum on South Broadway Avenue. The museum campus is open for tours from 1-4 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 31. The Dale Shaffer Research Library is also open from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Wednesday and ...

Masking under review at Salem schools

SALEM — Masking remains a choice at Salem City Schools, but Superintendent Sean Kirkland said Wednesday that’s a policy that’s constantly under review, noting that “mandatory masking is a possibility.” “If we feel that it’s needed based on numbers, we’ll implement a masking ...

Paving to close portions of East Pershing

SALEM — East Pershing Street between Ohio Avenue and South Lincoln Avenue will be closed Monday and Tuesday for grinding and paving, with motorists asked to find an alternate route. “The plan currently is to be open for Wednesday morning,” city Service/Safety Director Joe Cappuzzello ...

Appleseed festival returns this weekend

LISBON — Johnny Appleseed will make his way back into Lisbon this weekend after nearly two years away, and with him comes the unofficial start of fall in the village. Apple butter, cider, fritters, dumplings, ice cream and pancakes are just a few of the treats that have become synonymous ...