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Hostetler named to President’s List at University of Alabama TUSCALOOSA, Ala.— Alayna Hostetler, Columbiana, was named to the University of Alabama President’s List for spring 2020. A total of 16,470 students enrolled during the 2020 spring term at UA were named to the dean’s list ...

Earns scholarship from auto dealers association

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Arthur Williams, an Automotive Technology student at the Mahoning County Career and Techinical Center (MCCTC) Adult Career Center, has earned a scholarship check from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association. Williams is currently employed at Boardman Nissan. Automotive ...

Columbiana County commissioners hire deputy clerk

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LISBON —Columbiana County commissioners hired Crystal Siembida-Boggs Wednesday as their new deputy clerk. A former Columbiana City Council member, Siembida-Boggs replaces Scherry Wilson, who is taking an administrative job with the county sheriff’s department after serving 17 years in the ...

WR Rangers plan livestock projects

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BERLIN CENTER— During Western Reserve Rangers 4-H Club July meeting President Isabel Schors announced that the 2020 Canfield Junior Fair will still be held this September. The Junior Fair Committees are working on plans to keep the show schedule for all animals close to normal and planning ...

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

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Center Township David and Mary Myers to Richard and Lauren Higgins, home and 1.4 acres on Freeman Road; $172,000 U.S. Bank to James Wallace, home and 2.1 acres on Saltwell Road; $61,300 Columbiana Helen Gorby to Philip and Judith Nelson, home on Apache Lane; $200,000 Joseph and Judith ...

Acclaimed musician to perform in Salem

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SALEM — Internationally-known, award-winning singer/songwriter Steve Free will bring his folksy, easygoing music to a patio rooftop in downtown Salem from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Liebe Wein. For Salem resident and businesswoman Vicki McGee of Simply Scarves and Such, it’s just going to ...

Escapee receives 13 months in prison

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LISBON — Another one of the three men who escaped from the Columbiana County jail last year by cutting a hole in the security fence was sentenced to prison during a Thursday hearing in county Common Pleas Court. Anthony R. Wagoner, 40, Cadmus Street, East Liverpool, was sentenced to 13 ...

On the calendar

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FRI/10 GUILFORD LAKE Fish Fry, 4-7 p.m., Guilford Lake Ruritan Hall. LEETONIA Bike night at American Legion at 6 p.m., food and drink for cost downstairs NEW WATERFORD New Waterford Eagles, Fish Friday, 4-9 p.m. Eat-in or carry-out. 330-457-7230. Open to the public. ...

Residents reminded to file city income tax

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SALEM—City residents are being reminded again about filing their city income tax return by Wednesday. The filing date was extended to July 15 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and city income tax administrator Fred Pamer again said people shouldn’t wait until the last minute if ...

POLICE REPORTS

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Salem — A female caller from Jennings Avenue reported at 8:48 p.m. Wednesday that a male won’t stop calling her and sending her messages, some threatening. She was advised the messages were not threatening and to block his number. She was also told the process for seeking a protection ...

COMMUNITY  HAPPENINGS

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South Range BOE to meet Tuesday CANFIELD— The South Range school board will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the K-12 campus library to discuss student activity fees, reentry planning, open enrollment calendar and Board of Education communication, as well as personnel. Sebring ...

Salem still planning Labor Day fireworks

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SALEM — During his report to city council Tuesday night, Mayor John Berlin said he wanted to reassure the residents that the city still plans to hold a fireworks display on Friday of Labor Day weekend. The date is Sept. 4. The cost is $9,000 and routinely covered by donations, with Berlin ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— Marilyn L. Trares, 73, of Lisbon, was cited for failure to yield after she made a left turn into a van driven by Kristalyn B. Sensenig, 36, of Salem, who was going the opposite direction on state Route 164 in Washington Township at 3:46 p.m. Monday. Trares was turning into Jenkins Feed at ...

Columbiana County ODOT work

Neighborhood News

NEW PHILADELPHIA— The Ohio Department of Transportation has begun several resurfacing projects on Columbiana County routes including state Route 45 in Salem from Depot Road to U.S. Route 62, state Route 558 from state Route 45 to state Route 517 and state Route 9 from the Carroll/Columbiana ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Deputies responded to a fireworks complaint at 1336 Hillcrest Road, Yellow Creek Township, at 11:33 p.m. Wednesday. The property owner told the deputy some of the guests were setting off fireworks and he made them leave.

FIRE REPORT

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Salem — Firefighters responded to the 500 block of Continental Drive at 2:22 a.m. Thursday for an odor of something burning. A resident said someone was smoking something and it was coming through the attic into his apartment. The apartment was checked, with no odor of smoke or something ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Regina M. Kupsky of Wellsville v. Alan J. Kupsky of Wheeling, W.Va.; divorce sought. Robert J. Beaver of East Liverpool v. Jessica L. Beaver of East Liverpool; divorce sought. Heather L. McIntosh v. Matthew B. McIntosh of East Palestine; divorce sought. County Treasurer v. ...