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HIGHWAY PATROL

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— Devin M. Lopez, 18, of New Waterford, swerved to avoid a deer and lost control on state Route 164 in Washington Township at 8:47 a.m. Saturday. The vehicle struck a guardrail, crossed the centerline and went off the side of the road into a ditch. — An unknown driver turned right onto ...

COLUMBIANA POLICE

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— Kimberly Beck, of Warren, was cited for failure to reinstate her license following a traffic stop on state Route 14 at 7:37 p.m. Thursday. — A boy was taken home and released to his father after he was found out after curfew at 1:28 a.m. Sunday. — K-9 Csuti assisted the highway ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — In county Municipal Court a Jan. 21 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set for Shane LaFlame, 18, Granite Avenue, Salem, charged with felony charges of intimidation and escape, as well as a misdemeanor charge of obstructing official business for refusing to stop walking or give ...

Sebring home destroyed by fire

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SEBRING — A Sunday morning fire destroyed a two-story duplex at 344 N. 16th St., with the occupants and a dog escaping unharmed. Fire Chief Mike Springer said one of the tenants in the up-and-down duplex is believed to have called at 5:15 a.m. to report the fire, and the first firefighters ...

Residents reminded to file taxes through city office

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SALEM — City taxpayers are being reminded about filing their Salem city income tax returns this year through the city income tax office. Income Tax Administrator Fred Pamer announced that about 7,000 of the bright yellow reminder postcards were placed in the mail last week, sent to all ...

All aboard for train show at Center Plex

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Over 200 vendors attracted hundreds of enthusiasts to the Youngstown Model Railroad Association's (YMRA) Toy Train and Model Railroad Flea Market held Sunday at the Salem Center Plex. Featured were all gauges of model railroad equipment, memorabilia and railroad-related items. Another show is ...

Goshen Towship employees getting raises

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GOSHEN TOWNSHIP — Township employees will be receiving raises this year. Township trustees approved raises for township employees at their organizational meeting. After naming Teresa Stratton as chairman and John Bricker as vice chairman, the trustees rehired Matt Springer as road ...

Leetonia Board of Education maintains leadership into new year

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LEETONIA — The Leetonia school board has maintained its leadership for the next year. The board re-elected Michael Henderson as president at its organizational meeting Thursday. The board also chose Christina Bulford as vice president. Also at the meeting, the board acknowledged board ...

South Range school board holds organizational meeting

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BEAVER TOWNSHIP — The South Range school board has selected its leadership for the next year, but not without some division. The board elected Ralph Wince as president and Terri Lally as vice president at its organizational meeting Wednesday. However, board member Taylor Christian ...

Students’ lunch debt wiped out by couple

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LISBON —McKinley Elementary School students whose families were unable to pay for their school lunches no longer have to worry about that, thanks to the generosity of a village couple. Superintendent Joseph Siefke reported at this week’s school board meeting Donna and Gary Ward donated ...

Railcar debris carted to landfill near Rogers

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LISBON —The construction and demolition debris ordered moved from Signal is being disposed of at another Columbiana County landfill. County Commissioner Tim Weigle said the CDD originally destined for PennOhio Waste’s landfill in Negley and now stuck in Signal is being disposed of at the ...

Columbiana makes list of top 25 Christmas towns in US

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When Columbiana won the Reader’s Digest Nicest Place in America contest, the city assumed a sense of pride and determination to continue to grow. City Manager Lance Willard said that although 2019 is a tough act to follow, they have carried the momentum right into 2020. Willard announced at ...

Lisbon BOE members recognized for service

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LISBON — School Superintendent Joseph Siefke took time at this week’s school board meeting to recognize the five board members, including three who have a combined 66 years of experience. The board consists of Marty Grimm, TK Hiscox, Jim Smith, Gene Gallo and Gary Peruchetti. Smith has ...

EP school board objects to EdChoice program

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EAST PALESTINE — As numerous public schools around the state have continued to object the EdChoice Voucher Program, East Palestine joined, as the school board approved a resolution to oppose the program. Although East Palestine is not one of the schools that would be affected by the ...

POLICE REPORTS

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LISBON —Police responded to a noise complaint at 336 E. Chestnut St. at 9 p.m. Friday. A band could be heard inside playing music and they were advised to keep it down. SALEM —A resident at 247 Highland Ave., reported at 5:11 a.m. Sunday they were without power after a tree uprooted by ...

SHERIFF

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—A motor vehicle reported stolen out of Austintown was found Saturday at Highlandtown Lake. It was parked near the boat ramp off Steubenville Pike Road.

PATROL

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—Lindsay M. Twaddle, 27, of Sebring, was cited for failure to control and leaving the scene of an accident after striking three mail boxes and traveling through a yard after going off the left side of the road while driving on Knox School Road in Knox Township at 2:18 p.m. Tuesday. She left ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

MON/13 CANFIELD Mah-Jongg Mondays, 1-3 p.m., Canfield Library; for adults (Mah-Jongg sets not provided). Tales to Tails, 6 p.m., Canfield Library; read to therapy dogs, for grades kindergarten and up. COLUMBIANA Crestview Local school board, regular meeting, 7 p.m., Middle School ...

Work ethic drives economic director

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SALEM — Julie Needs started working at age 5, dusting shelves in her dad’s and uncles’ grocery store — that’s where the drive steering Salem’s economic development moves began. “I was raised by a father who taught me to never give up and never be satisfied,” she said. The ...

Malvern man killed in crash in Kensington

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KENSINGTON — A 42-year-old Malvern man was killed early Friday in a single-vehicle accident. According to the highway patrol, Jason Hidey was eastbound on U.S. 30 near state Route 9 in a 2007 Chrysler Town and Country when the minivan went left of center and off the left side of the ...