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Council to continue DORA discussions

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SALEM — Council members plan to further explore the idea of establishing a DORA, a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area, through the Committee of the Whole, which involves all seven council members. The idea was discussed for the second time by the Rules and Ordinances Committee chaired by ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — In county Municipal Court, Phyllis Rance, 60, East Lincoln Way, Lisbon, was sentenced to 10 days in jail, fined $925, had her license suspended for two years and required 40 hours community service for OVI second offense and marked lanes. An Oct. 28 pretrial was set for Lynette ...

CORRECTION

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In a report in Tuesday’s edition regarding two accidents on Sunday morning involving Brock Menough, who was cited in both accidents, the name of the other driver in the second accident on Hawley at East State Street should have been listed as Jeremy Downs, of Kensington.

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— At 9:27 a.m. Thursday, an Allendale, Ill., man asked deputies to check on an Elkton Road, Leetonia, man he has been unable to reach after trying for several days. Dispatchers also were unable to reach the man, so a deputy went to the man’s repair shop and found him. He said the gas line ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Huntington National Bank vs. Kimberlee R. Carle, Minerva, $11,399 plus court costs sought. U.S. Bank National Association vs. Jack R. Nalley, Rogers, $10,357 plus costs sought. Chad Collins, East Palestine, and Isabella Ray Collins, New Waterford, dissolution sought. Jennifer ...

EP man pleads guilty to burglary charges

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LISBON —Richard Dean Simons Jr., 19, East Street, East Palestine, pleaded guilty to burglary and attempted burglary for trespassing into the West Martin Street, East Palestine, home of Cory and Dawn White on Feb. 11, and also attempted to break into the West Martin Street home of Cheryl ...

EP man charged with aggravated drug possession

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LISBON — Jamie Alan Severs, 40, West Main Street, East Palestine, was served a secret indictment for charges of aggravated possession of drugs and possession of drug abuse instruments with a forfeiture specification. On June 15, 2018, Severs allegedly had fentanyl, a syringe and $1 of funds ...

POLICE REPORTS

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LISBON — Police were called to 118 W. Washington St. at 9:33 p.m. Monday, where a man told the officer he had been assaulted by another man and the other man’s girlfriend while at their home at 215 W. Lincoln Way. The man said he wanted to press charges, but was told to come by the next ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Eric Gbur, 19, whose last known address was East State Street, was charged with disorderly conduct, criminal trespass and littering and taken to the Columbiana County jail after an incident at Salem Regional Medical Center early Tuesday. Police were called first to the 200 block of ...

Kent State announces partnership with Delta

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KENT—Kent State University’s nationally ranked Flight Technology program, in the College of Aeronautics and Engineering, is one of only three nationwide that Delta Air Lines selected this year to become a Delta Propel Partner, a program that creates career opportunities for students ...

Balloon over Guilford Lake

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Reader George Henshaw sent in a photo of a hot air balloon rising from the south side of Guilford Lake Sunday evening, drifting north.

ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK

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TUE/17 CANFIELD Baby Brilliant: Tales & Talk for 2s & 3s, 10 a.m., Canfield Library; developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 2-3) become a successful reader; children must be accompanied by an ...

Salem teachers explain Ready Math program

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A kid-friendly new math is being taught in classrooms in Salem’s elementary schools and according to teachers, the curriculum is making students think and problem-solve. “It’s nice to see them all engaged,” second grade teacher Kelsie Markijohn said. Markijohn was one of four teachers ...

Appleseed festival on tap this weekend

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LISBON —You would never know it by the weather, but the Johnny Appleseed Festival is about to get underway. The 52nd version of the fall festival will be held this weekend, with unseasonably warm and dry temperatures on tap for Saturday and a chance of rain on Sunday. Temperatures are ...

Eagle Scout praised for cemetery rehab

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WASHINGTONVILLE — Mayor Herman Frank praised an Eagle Scout for his work in refurbishing the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in town. Justin McLemore, a 16-year-old student at Springfield High School, recently renovated the cemetery on the north side of town as his Eagle Scout project and hosted ...

Moffett plans write-in race for Salem mayor

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SALEM — Outgoing Salem school board member Doug Moffett issued a written press release Monday night regarding his run for mayor as a write-in candidate this fall, vowing to be “a voice for everyone” if elected. “I have long desired to serve my fellow citizens and have the ...

Salem Rotary to honor teachers

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SALEM — The Salem Rotary Club plans to recognize excellence in teaching in the Salem City School District by establishing a Golden Apple Award for teachers. “You have distinguished teachers. The Salem Rotary Club would like to acknowledge that,” Rotary member and city Councilman Geoff ...

EP residents reminded to put away trash cans between collections

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EAST PALESTINE — Acting mayor Alan Cohen wants to remind village residents that trash cans should be put away near the home each week after the garbage truck empties it. Cohen told council he has received a complaint about how many trash cans are left to sit out by the curb all week ...

POLICE REPORTS

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PERRY TWP. — Police responded with fire department first responders to the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a medical involving a female who was transported to Salem Regional Medical Center by EMT ambulance for further treatment at 12:15 a.m. Monday. — A single-car private ...

CORRECTION

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The Salem school district earned a performance index score of 74 percent in the state report card, not 4 percent as listed in Friday’s edition. The mistake was due to a misplaced 7. McKinley Elemetary School student Kyle Strabala was misidentified as a girl in a photograph that ran in ...