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Highlandtown VFD Firefighters visit Southern Local students

Neighborhood News

The Highlandtown Volunteer Fire Department (HVFD) was one of several local crews that visited Southern Local Elementary School during Fire Prevention Week on Oct. 1-5. Firefighters explained fire safety, displayed equipment and vehicles and let children operate a fire hose. Photo above, HVFD ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Neighborhood News

Seven-One Club meets at home of Mrs. Larry Dearth SALEM — The Seven and One Club met on Wednesday evening at the home of Mrs. Larry Death. Her daughter, Tracy Dearth, was her guest. Members discussed the upcoming holidays when they played cards. Prizes were awarded to Mrs. John Hively, ...

Quotarians donate to shelter

Neighborhood News

Members of Quota Club of Salem recently gathered items to donate to the Christina House. Pictured are members Michelle Bara, left, and Esther Chamberlain. (Submitted photo)

Beeswax painting demo set

Neighborhood News

Salem Regional Medical Center’s (SRMC) Look Nook Gift Shop will host a beeswax painting demonstration by local author and artist Karen Biery, center, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 8. Her books will be available for purchase at this event, in addition to some of her paintings. Biery will ...

Girls group helps residents at Blossom

Neighborhood News

The American Heritage Girls, Troop # OH2256 from the Heritage Baptist Church on state Route 14, Salem, recently assisted residents at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center with crafts during their activity time. There are 20 members of the group, the ones pictured are home schooled, the ...

Salem Junior Mothers Club to mark 65th anniversary

Neighborhood News

Salem Junior Mothers Club President Brianne Frank and Vice President Rosemarie Lynn would like to welcome current and former members to the club’s private 65th-year anniversary celebration the will celebrate its 65th-year anniversary celebration from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 13 at Liebe Winery in ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

Police and Court Reports

— Jeremy James Bayer, 38, West Middlesex, Pa, was operating a semi truck southeast bound on state Route 11 in Elkrun Township at 3:05 p.m. Thursday when Phyllis M. Adams, 81, Spruce Street, East Liverpool, came onto the roadway from the entrance ramp, crossed the right lane — where ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Police and Court Reports

— A company reported a Homeworth Road man was making suicidal threats online at 10:13 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies responded to the home, spoke to the man and an ambulance transported the 51-year-old man to the hospital for a mental evaluation. — A suspicious vehicle was reported on Valley ...

POLICE

Police and Court Reports

COLUMBIANA — Jacob H. Wilson, Bell Avenue, reported at 4:26 p.m. Friday someone may have stolen his identity. LISBON — An alarm sounded at East of Chicago Pizza at 3:16 a.m. Friday. The dispatcher reported an alarm was coming from the front door and a motion sensor was activated. A ...

Big mess, no injuries

Police and Court Reports

Miraculously there were no injuries, but there was plenty of property damage when a Leetonia man went off old state Route 344, sheering off a utility pole and damaging three vehicles. Brock Kelm of Leetonia was westbound on old Route 344 in a red Ford F-150 pickup when he reportedly ran off the ...

Cub Scouts collect winter clothing

Neighborhood News

Cub Scout Pack 2006 from St. Paul's Catholic Church in Salem is holding a coat drive through Nov. 18, accepting new and gently used coats, hats, gloves, scarves, etc. which will be donated to the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley. Drop off locations will be at Local 396 Plumbers and ...

West Branch officials to host Coffee Talks

Neighborhood News

BELOIT—West Branch Local Schools Superintendent Timothy Saxton and the administrative team will be hosting multiple meetings for the community to discuss the school district and have a cup of coffee. The first Coffee Talk with Saxton and the administrative team will be held at 9 a.m. ...

Key Club collecting for UNICEF

Local News

Members of the Salem High School Key Club will go door to door collecting money for United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) during Salem’s trick or treat from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. UNICEF saves and protects the world’s most vulnerable children, working to ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

SAT/27 ALLIANCE Allergy free trunk-or-treat, for ages 0-14, 3-5 p.m., Mile Branch Grange, 495 Knox School Road; treats include small toys, coloring books, pencils, etc., no food; rain or shine; 330-821-8023. Bingo, 6:25 p.m., Disabled American Veterans #50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors ...

Retired teacher takes on Halleck for commissioner

Local News

LISBON — Jobs, the jail and drugs were among the issues addressed by the candidates running for Columbiana County commissioner in the Nov. 6 general election. The race features incumbent Mike Halleck, a Republican, who is opposed in his bid for a third consecutive term by Democrat Ray ...

Trail of treats moved indoors

Neighborhood News

Due to the damp and chilly weather the annual Trail of Treats scheduled Sunday from 2-4 p.m. will be held at the Salem Community Center instead of the Memorial Park trail. There will be 44 candy stations for the children, sponsored by local organizations and businesses. The event is free and ...

Salem hoist plant to close

Local News

SALEM — Columbus McKinnon Corp said its Salem plant at 240 Pennsylvania Ave. with 70 employees will close by 2020, according to news partner WKBN First News. The company, which has a second plant location in Lisbon, said it is consolidating operations. Columbus McKinnon manufactures ...

Church Happenings

Neighborhood News

SALEM — The Calla Community Church at 6482 W. Calla Road will host its 154th homecoming celebration on Sunday. The day starts with a 10 a.m. service led by the Rev. Ken Gingrich of the church. Crystal Eckman from the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley will provide an update on the new ...