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EL man unfit to defend self

Police and Court Reports

LISBON — Dillon T. Dellapenna, 22, Moore Street, East Liverpool, who has seven cases pending in Common Pleas Court, was deemed unable to assist in his own defense following a recent psychological evaluation. Dellapenna appeared recently before Judge Scott Washam, who read the results of the ...

Official recognizes efforts by those in Winona water project

Local News

LISBON — With the work on the Winona water project complete, the Columbiana County General Health District Board of Health and Commissioner Wes Vins last week talked about the good job everyone involved did in working together to get the problem solved. Vins said he has a letter from Ohio ...

EP barn fire ruled arson

Local News

EAST PALESTINE — The state fire marshal’s office has ruled the Saturday barn fire on Bacon Avenue an arson, East Palestine Fire Chief Josh Brown said Monday. The fire department was called to the fire just after 1 a.m. Saturday after receiving a 911 phone call. The fire marshal’s office ...

Lisbon council to consider RITA tax collection

Local News

LISBON — Village council began looking at next year’s budget last week while debating whether having an outside company collect income tax could be a possible way to save money. Fiscal Officer Tracey Wonner said the department heads helped put together the temporary and annual ...

Green Team offering holiday recycling

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN—Area residents are being encouraged to recycle their Christmas trees after the holidays instead of throwing them in the trash. In a joint cooperative with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife, the Mahoning County Solid Waste Management District will ...

Beaver Twp. PD shares holiday spirit

Local News

COLUMBIANA — At least 20 Beaver Township children who attend the Columbiana school district received some surprise Christmas gifts this year after the Beaver Township Police Department reached out to help for its first ever Shop with a Cop event. Columbiana Patrolman Ryan Pike said he was ...

NW mayor hopeful waterline Phase II will begin soon

Local News

NEW WATERFORD—Mayor Shane Patrone is hopeful the village will receive approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and construction on Phase II of the multi-million dollar water distribution project can begin in March. Patrone said again on Monday they’re ready to “go to bid” and ...

East Liverpool Elks play Santa for area children

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — For more than 100 years, members of East Liverpool Elks Lodge 258 have played Santa for thousands of children who otherwise might receive little in the way of presents on Christmas morning, and this year was the same, with a slight difference. For the first time in its ...

Another Santa Claus appearance

Local News

Nine-year-old Abbianna Bates of Salineville, a distinguished honor roll fifth-grader at Southern Local Elementary School, was among children enjoying a recent visit from Santa Claus at the Smith Center in Salem.(Salem News photo by J.D. Creer)

POLICE REPORTS

Police and Court Reports

SALEM — A caller at 3:36 a.m. Monday reported a suspicious vehicle in the area of East Pershing Street and Fair Avenue parked on the wrong side of the road and running for over 15 minutes. The driver told police he was picking someone up for work. He was given a warning for expired ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

TUE/25 COLUMBIANA Joy of Christmas Light Show, 6-9 p.m., Harvey S. Firestone Park, 338 E. Park Ave.; $10 per vehicle or $2 per person; 330-482-2282, tourcolumbianaohio.com. LEETONIA Leetonia Community Public Library, closed for the holiday. SALEM Banquet in Salem, one seating from 5 ...

Work on State St., SE Blvd. wraps up before new year

Local News

SALEM—City residents received an early gift recently with the completion of the concrete street repair project involving Southeast Boulevard and State Street, with nary a barricade in sight as they hustled and bustled to prepare for Christmas joy. The contractors will be back this winter, ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Police and Court Reports

— Deputies went to a Steubenville Pike home in Center Township where Cindel Hawkins and Steven Danver were having an argument at 10:32 a.m. Sunday. Both agreed there was no physical altercation or threats of violence. Danver was getting his belongings to leave. Hawkins told deputies she also ...

Council seat draws no interest

Local News

WASHINGTONVILLE—The village has not received any letters from residents interested in filling the council opening created by the resignation of Councilwoman Becky Vignon at the Dec. 3 meeting. Her resignation is effective on Dec. 31. Vignon was appointed to council prior to winning the ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— Jenna Kristine Reiter, 17, Lisbon, was exiting a private drive onto state Route 172 in Hanover Township at 3:56 p.m. Friday and struck Brenda S. Irwin, 47, East Rochester, who was eastbound on state Route 172. Reiter was cited for right of way. — James Ray Brorman, 36, Lisbon, was ...

Jan. 11 last leaves day

Neighborhood News

SALEM — The city has set Jan. 11 as the last day service workers will pick up bagged leaves. The date has been advertised on the city website at www.cityofsalemohio.org and residents should call city hall at 330-332-4241 if they have any leaves to be picked up after the holidays so crews know ...

Suspect who fled Lisbon police will face extradition

Local News

LISBON — The East Liverpool man who fled Saturday from Lisbon police, Aaron M. Holt, appeared by video for arraignment Monday morning in county Municipal Court before Judge Timothy McNicol. Holt, 41, Blakely Street, East Liverpool, is facing three felony charges of tampering with evidence, a ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — A Feb. 25 pretrial was set for Randy L. Newberry, 60, Morris Road, Lisbon, cited with OVI first offense, OVI refusal first offense, failure to stop after an accident, reasonable control, endangering children, possession of marijuana paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. Newberry ...

Banquet offered today

Neighborhood News

SALEM — The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 6 p.m. today at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St. The meal will be sponsored by the Salem Community Foundation. The menu offers ham, turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, salad, fresh fruit and vegetables and ...

SHS ‘69 doing raffles

Neighborhood News

SALEM — The Salem High School Class of 1969 will be raffling off 11 prizes, valuing from $20 to $165, prior to the boys junior varsity and varsity basketball games on Jan. 25 in the gym lobby at the high school. Cost is $5 per ticket. Winners will be drawn just prior to, and announced, at ...