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Leetonia approves five-year financial forecast

LEETONIA — The Leetonia school board approved five-year financial forecast that shows a positive cash balance throughout. Presented by Treasurer Jennifer Coldsnow, the forecast shows $6.39 million the first year and slipping to $4.9 million in the fifth. Deficit spending is projected at ...

Another fire strikes West Virginia petroleum facility

NEWELL, W.Va.—For the second time within a few months, area fire departments responded to a West Virginia petroleum facility to battle a blaze. Route 2 remained closed near Ergon, which is located near Mountaineer Casino, for hours while crews fought the late Saturday night fire, which ...

Gallery: 2021 Salem Memorial Day Parade

Shown are scenes from the annual Salem Memorial Day Parade. Participants went from city hall to Hope Cemetery where a formal ceremony was held. Despite the bad weather, community members came out strongly to support the event. (Salem News photos by J.D. Creer)

2021 Salem Memorial Day Saturday service

Salem mayor John Berlin placed wreaths at the memorial in front of city hall and later at Hope Cemetery Saturday during Memorial Day which included a parade. Honor guards from AMVETS and VFW helped pay tribute. Kaitlyn Haas of Scout Troop 3 recited "Flanders Field." Zachary Gillis of Scout ...

SHSAA awards record $375,250

Two Salem High School alumni from Los Angeles, California, one a Superior Court Judge from the Class of 1970 and the other a sculpture and photography artist from the Class of 1969, imparted words of wisdom to graduating seniors at the SHS Alumni Association Scholarship Awards Ceremony last ...

Lincoln Day speaker calls on GOP to save America

SALEM — Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union, wants to flip the script on how conservatives are perceived, and he called on local party members in Columbiana County to join him in standing up and speaking out to save, but not change, America. Schlapp was the keynote ...