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ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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Friends of the Banquet to sponsor Monday’s meal SALEM— Friends of the Banquet will sponsor the Banquet in Salem from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Salem Memorial Building. The menu will include sloppy joes, cheesy potatoes, baked beans, fresh vegetables, fresh fruit and ice cream ...

Across our Classrooms

Neighborhood News

Area students recognized at Aultman College CANTON – The following students made the President’s and Dean’s lists for fall semester 2019 at Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences: Tracy Bernard – Alliance Amanda Butream – Lisbon Lisa Entrikin – Lisbon Gina Kobelt ...

Spaghetti dinner to help fund United eighth-grade trip

Neighborhood News

United Local eighth graders, from left, Alexis Timmons, Tyler Moats and Justus Lewand promote the spaghetti dinner scheduled for 4 to 7 p.m., Feb. 7 in the high school cafeteria. The cost is $7 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. All proceeds will benefit the eighth-grade field ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

Police and Court Reports

New Cases Carrington Mortgage Services v. James D. Boucher, et al; foreclosure sought against property on Strader Road, East Liverpool. U.S. Bank National Association v. Shawn Sanders, et al; foreclosure sought against property on Bill Smith Road, Wellsville. Paul Calabrese of Leetonia v. ...

Columbiana to crown winter queen Jan. 31

Neighborhood News

Columbiana High School’s winter homecoming will be held Friday, Jan. 31 when the Clippers face East Palestine. Introduction of the court and the crowning of the king and queen will take place at approximately 6:30 p.m. immediately following the junior varsity contest. Pictured are the court ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON— In county Municipal Court, William G. Barr Jr., 52, Saint Andrews Road, Canfield, was fined $210 and ordered 20 hours of community service for use of an unauthorized plate, failure to display valid sticker and operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. Nathaniel Beatty, 20, ...

North Lima man killed in crash in Neshannock Twp.

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NESHANNOCK TWP., Pa.—A 68-year-old North Lima man, David Davidson, was killed about 8 p.m. Thursday when his vehicle crashed in Neshannock Township, Pa. Police told WKBN First News the vehicle went off the road near the intersection of Maitland Lane and Pulaski Road which is off U.S. ...

Underground Railroad tour

Neighborhood News

SALEM— The Salem Historical Society will offer an Underground Railroad tour on the Quakertown Trolley at 11 a.m. Feb. 8. The docent takes passengers back in time to the late 1850s. Following the sharing of many stories, the travelers will return to the 21st century with a better understanding ...

Salem baseball Poker event

Neighborhood News

SALEM— Salem Quakers Baseball will host their 4th Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament Fundraiser at 1 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Salem Italian American Club. Registration opens at noon. Cost is $60 buy-in, which covers lunch and a bounty game. There will be an option to re-buy or add-on for ...

Lordstown Motors would seek $200M

Local News

LORDSTOWN — Lordstown Motors Corp. would ask for $200 million from a federal loan program that helps automakers develop more efficient vehicles to ready its Lordstown assembly plant to produce electric pickup trucks. Congressman Tim Ryan, who’s leading a bipartisan group of 10 U.S. ...

Permit application hearing set for GM battery-cell plant

Local News

LORDSTOWN — A meeting is set for the public to comment on an environmental permit General Motors is seeking for a planned battery-cell manufacturing plant. The water quality certification permit from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is among critical hurdles the automaker and its ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Neighborhood News

DARE activities CANFIELD — The DARE (Divorce/Death Aren’t Really the End) Singles Group meets at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday at the Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road across from Giant Eagle on state Route 224. For information call 330-729-0127. The February calendar ...

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

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Center Township Lisbon Masonic Temple to Joseph Mong, 1 acre on state Route 172; $2,000 Columbiana Robert L. Antram, trustee, to Lloyd and Amy Martin, home on Stanton Avenue; $89,500 East Liverpool Todd and Tyler Virden to Tina Wheatley, home Etruria Street; $12,600 Theresa and ...

Pitching advice

Local News

The Columbiana baseball and softball teams hosted five members of the Pittsburgh Pirates organization Thursday, as the Pirates’ CARE-a-van gave the Clipper players a chance to ask questions and get autographs from the team. Third baseman Ke’Bryan Hayes, pitcher Cody Ponce, pitcher Yacksel ...

On the calendar this week

Neighborhood News

FRI/24 CANFIELD Microsoft Word Class 2, 10 a.m., Canfield Library; prior attendance in Microsoft Word Class 1 is preferred; for adults; register at 330-744-8636 or online. Friends of PLYMC Chair Yoga, 10 a.m., Canfield Library; for adults; $10 per session as you ...

Upgrade planned for South Lincoln crossing

Local News

PERRY TWP. — The South Lincoln Avenue railroad crossing where a pedestrian died in 2015 and several vehicles have been struck over the years, including two last year, is getting a safety upgrade. In a press release issued this week, the Ohio Rail Development Commission announced ...

Village council, townships iron out fire contract

Local News

Village council appears to have worked out differences with the trustees from Center and Elkrun townships over a new two-year fire contract. Council’s safety committee members met this week with township trustees and village fire department officials to go over the proposed 2020-21 contract ...

Bagwell named to SR board

Local News

BEAVER TWP. — The South Range school board Thursday night filled its vacant seat. The board appointed Brian Bagwell to the seat. He will serve through Dec. 21, 2021 and will have to run for re-election for the remainder of the four-year term in November 2021. Bagwell is a 2005 South Range ...

Former Braking Point owner sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — Assistant U.S. Attorney Mark Bennett on Wednesday called the 60 crimes Ryan P. Sheridan, 39, and five associates at Sheridan’s Braking Point Recovery Center committed from 2015 to 2017 a “massive health care fraud” and said Sheridan drove it. Bennett said the $24.5 ...