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LISBON — Scott A. Nelder, 27, Deming Street, Salem, was served a secret indictment charged with possession of cocaine and aggravated possession of drugs. Nelder allegedly had cocaine and oxycodone on July 22. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in February. Daniel J. Lydic, 27, ...

Suspect in police chase wanted on felony warrants

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PERRY TOWNSHIP — A man caught by police after allegedly ditching a stolen vehicle and fleeing on foot Monday afternoon was already wanted on active felony warrants in the city of Canton and Lorain County, according to a township police report. Kevin Wasmire, 46, of Alliance, was taken into ...

Semi overturns in Madison Township

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A semi truck hauling materials for infrastructure work near the South Field project rolled off Osbourne Road Monday morning. The driver, Ibragi M. Mirzuyen, 24, Dayton, told Trooper Nate Bowlen he had tried to move over to give another driver going the opposite direction more room. Mirzuyen, ...

Having fun at the Methodist Church

Local News

Salem First United Methodist Church held its annual Easter Egg Hunt indoors Saturday. In this photo, 8-year-old Gage Brooks takes to the church stage to find some eggs.(Salem News photos by J.D. Creer)

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Neighborhood News

MON/22 LEETONIA Cards & Games, 2-5 p.m., Leetonia Community Public Library. LISBON Columbiana County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board’s Operations Committee, 5:30 p.m., CCMHRSB Office, 27 Vista Drive. Al-Anon, 7-8 p.m., Fleming House. NORTH GEORGETOWN West Branch Levy ...

Leetonia seeks new EMS leader

Local News

LEETONIA —Village Council is seeking a new EMS coordinator. Council this past week acknowledged the resignation of Seth Randolph as EMS coordinator to pursue other employment options. Assistant Coordinator Lisa Unkefer will be the acting chief. Mayor Kevin Siembida said the position will ...

United Local Schools honor rolls

Neighborhood News

UNITED LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL The following students had a 3.5 to 4.0 GPA for the second grading period of 2018-19 at United High School and are included on the Distinguished Honor Roll. All A’s Freshman: Maicee Clemens, Allison Connor, Trevor McCormack, Emily McKarns, Austin Nero, Lauren ...

South Range considers change in grading scale

Local News

BEAVER TOWNSHIP — The South Range school board is considering a change to the grading scale and class rank. Schools Superintendent Dennis Dunham this past week presented the board with policy changes to consider for the May meeting that would establish a plus-minus grading scale and a laude ...

Lisbon student shadows at NASA Center

Neighborhood News

Lisbon David Anderson sophomore Aaron Hinchliffe went to the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland Thursday for a shadowing day. The High School Shadowing Program, sponsored by the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center (GRC) Office of Education, allows participants to explore career ...

Closed group home drawing little interest from possible buyers

Local News

LISBON — The sale of the former Rogers Group Home for boys will likely be turned over to a realtor after only a single bid was submitted for half the estimated price. The only sealed bid received by county commissioners was from Baer Auctioneers in the amount of $135,000. The group home and ...

Lisbon students hear RESPECT message

Neighborhood News

David Anderson Jr/Sr High School and McKinley Elementary School hosted Elec Simon before Spring Break in a student assembly. Simon and his fellow performers promoted a message of RESPECT to students: respect for themselves, parents, and teachers. Simon is a member of Q-Stix, the band that plays ...

7 more Wellsville homes on land bank’s hit list

Local News

WELLSVILLE — Village Council did not have a majority of its member present to officially conduct business at this past week’s meeting, but those in attendance did learn another seven homes are scheduled to be torn down as part of the Columbiana County land bank’s demolition ...

Pennsylvania eyeing retirement-savings plan

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — With Pennsylvania facing a wave of retirees leaving the workforce with no savings, top state officials are working to head off the financial blow. A task force organized by Treasurer Joe Torsella has spurred an effort that now has key state lawmakers writing ...

Encouraging words heard about levy attempt by Crestview

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NEW WATERFORD — Two residents on the Crestview Schools Levy Committee made a push for the measure on the upcoming May 7 ballot, when voters in the district will be asked to pass a 2.43 mill levy for new construction and a .5 mill levy to continuously cover the cost of upkeep. If the levy ...

Police

Police and Court Reports

SALEM — City police made negative contact with a dog at large reported around 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block of North Union. — Barking dog complaints were investigated Saturday at 6:31 p.m. in the 500 block of Granite Avenue and at 8:01 p.m. in the 900 block of Jones Drive. — ...

The Easter Bunny and buckets of candy!

Local News

Easter egg hunts by age divisions were held throughout Salem Waterworth Memorial Park Saturday. Despite soggy conditions, the rains cleared away in time for dozens of eager children to collect over 9,000 eggs. The event which featured an appearance by the Easter Bunny was co-sponsored by BHHS ...

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Neighborhood News

MON/22 LEETONIA Cards & Games, 2-5 p.m., Leetonia Community Public Library. LISBON Columbiana County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board’s Operations Committee, 5:30 p.m., CCMHRSB Office, 27 Vista Drive. Al-Anon, 7-8 p.m., Fleming House. NORTH GEORGETOWN West Branch Levy ...