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New McCulloch park archway installed

BOTTOM: The new McCulloch Park Archway by Hickey Metal Fabrication was installed Saturday in time for Freedfest. Pictured from left are Salem Preservation Society President David Schwartz, Mayor Cyndi Baronzzi Dickey and Salem Preservation Society Secretary Jennifer Brown. RIGHT: The staff from ...

Gallery: Freed Fest

Music, magic, arts and an alumni weekend were all part of the fifth annual Freed Fest held Saturday and Sunday in Salem. The event celebrated the memory of the legendary Alan Freed, a 1940 Salem High School graduate and member of the founding class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He coined ...

Former resident returns to honor parents with rest area

SALEM — A former resident who came to Salem as a refugee has returned. Now —to honor her parents’ memory —she wants to give back to the community. “Every year this project, and the response seems to grow. This year I’ve gotten to interact with the community the most, to see all ...

EP Schools using new grading scale

EAST PALESTINE — A new grading scale will be in place for the new school year for East Palestine students. This week the board of education approved the new 10-point grading scale. The new scale means that students earning 90-100 percent will receive an “A,” 80-89 a “B,” and 70-79 a ...

CAACC’s Back-To-School Drive Through saw hundreds

Hundreds of people waited in line during the CAACC’s Health, Behavioral Health and Dental Centers’ annual Back-To-School Drive Through held Thursday evening in Lisbon. Children were given drawstring bags filled with school supplies as well as notebooks, pencils, Popits and other needed ...

Columbiana bolsters school security

The city school district is implementing more safety measures for the new school year. During this week’s board of education meeting Superintendent Don Mook said the district is able to provide more security cameras at all buildings through a state safety grant. The grant was split three ...