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Municipal Court

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LISBON — In county Municipal Court, a Dec. 3 preliminary hearing was set for Cortez L. Hammonds, 35, New Castle, PA, charged with burglary. Hammonds allegedly entered the garage of an East Palestine residence and loaded a Suzuki all-terrain vehicle in the back of his friendÌs truck before ...

East Palestine Schools honor rolls

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First Nine Weeks East Palestine High School Honor roll (All A’s) 9th grade: Gabrielle Andre, Joshua Bland, Dylan Bycroft, Jacob Figley, Leila Martin, Liadan McTrustry, Mackenzie Parker, Serena Polojac, Marah Zimmerman. Honor roll (All A’s) 10th grade: Hannah Cunningham, Linsey Evans, ...

Salem VFW Post 892 honors area youth for their patriotism

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SALEM — Essays from Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen scholarship programs renewed a local woman’s hope in young people — they really do appreciate veterans, she said. Clara Kirchner serves as the chairwoman for both programs through the Salem Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 892 and ...

Lisbon Parade will be held at fairgrounds

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LISBON — The Chamber of Commerce is doing what it can to bring some normalcy to the Christmas season in the middle of a pandemic. The chamber’s annual Christmas parade will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 at the county fairgrounds instead of through downtown Lisbon. Because of the ...

Firestone Park agreement called a ‘win-win’

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COLUMBIANA — About a year and a half ago, a group of citizens went to both a park board and council meeting to request upgrades to Firestone Stadium located at Firestone Park. While the citizens wanted the city to pursue the project, it wasn’t that simple. In 1935, the Firestone family ...

Just perfect!

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The Almost Perfect Foundation, 2 S. Park Ave., Lisbon, presented Serenity Way with more than $700 worth of new toys for the Under Wraps Christmas drive. Pictured are Tammy Tray, Serenity Way employee; and Kristen Huston, owner of the Almost Perfect Foundation, a non-profit business that ...

POLICE REPORTS

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LISBON —Police assisted the highway patrol with a high-speed chase that began outside of town on state Route 154 at 9:55 p.m. Monday. Upon entering town, the vehicle turned south onto state Route 45 near Carter Lumber before turning onto Black Road in Center Township and then onto McCormick ...

Scholarship of love

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LEETONIA — Sally Kirkland is the definition of a fighter. Over the past few years, she has endured more than most people do in a lifetime. And still, with the weight of the world on her shoulders, her main goal is to honor and remember her late daughter and granddaughter by helping others. ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Officers responded to the 400 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a distraught female and found her talking on her cell phone. She said she was having issues with her ex-boyfriend but did not need any assistance. — A 400 block Hickory Lane ...

On the calendar

Neighborhood News

SAT/28 Columbiana Good as New Shop, Methodist Church, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., men’s and women’s clothing, green tags 50% off EAST PALESTINE CANCELED — Bingo, American Legion, 6 p.m., doors open at 4:30, free special packet LEETONIA Drive-thru Light Up, 5-7 p.m., pocket park on Main ...

Leetonia schools projected in the positive

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LEETONIA—The Leetonia school district is showing a positive cash balance for the next five years. The school board this week approved the district’s five-year financial presented by Treasurer Jennifer Coldsnow that show a positive cash balance throughout without much change from the first ...

PATROL

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— Jonathan S. Haines, 45, of Hanoverton, was cited for a right-of-way violation when he went through a stop sign and collided with David K. Schwartz, 71, of Salem, at the intersection of state Route 45 and Salem Grange Road in Salem Township at 1:28 p.m. Wednesday. — Rohn P. Riley, 66, of ...

United Local Schools honor rolls

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First Nine Weeks UNITED ELEMNETARY SCHOOLS Distinguished Honor Roll (4.0) All A’s Grade 4: Danika Anderson, Gabriel Conway, Mary Marhefka, Ruby Marshall, Lucy Raymond, Trenton Clunen, Brennan Ritchie, Ava Ashburn, Adalee Sturgeon, Madison Aegerter, Connor Cole. Distinguished Honor Roll ...

Green Township Community Building rentals halted

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GREENFORD — The Green Township Community Building has been closed to rentals until further notice. Township trustees Tuesday night agreed to suspend rentals at the building effective immediately due to the coronavirus pandemic. Trustees will re-evaluate the rentals after the ...

Crestview Schools honor rolls

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First Nine Weeks Crestview Local Middle School All A’s 5th Grade: Brady Barnhart, Audrey Booth, Caleb Booth, Bryleigh Burton, Grace Chellis, Wyatt Ervin, Aiden Fath, Jasper Fetty, Aiden Forinash, Lillyana Furbee, Bailey Garwood, Caleb Gaydos, Kameron Grendel, Mason Halverstadt, Gwendolyn ...

Southern Local Schools honor rolls

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First Nine Weeks SOUTHERN LOCAL Jr./Sr. High SCHOOLS All A’s 7th Grade: Abbianna Bates, Brooke Boyle, Alyssa Deeley, Breena Frischkorn, Lola Perfetto, Allyssa Shroades, Haylee Wellington. A-B Honor Roll 7th Grade: Melody Benedict, Catherine Brewer, Cheyenne Buzzard, Cole Clemens, Chase ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITY

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Post-election audit scheduled The county elections board will conduct the post-election audit for the Nov. 3 general election at 9 a.m. Tuesday at its office. Good as New Shop to celebrate The Good as New Shop at the Columbiana Methodist Church, 210 S. Main, will hold its Christmas open ...

Lisbon sewer rates to increase at start of year

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LISBON — An increase in village water rates took effect Nov. 1, and now sewer rates are scheduled to do the same Jan. 1 following action taken this week by village council. Council passed on a third and final reading legislation increasing the sewer rate from a flat $7.09 per 100 cubic feet ...

Two more die of coronavirus

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LISBON — Two more people in the county have died from Covid-19 virus, bringing the total 99. The county department reported Friday it received confirmation the deaths of two men — 71 and 81 years old —was virus-related. The men were from the general population and not nursing home ...

COMMON PLEAS

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Docket Entries County Treasurer v. Merrell S. Rose, et al; delinquent property tax foreclosure ordered against 312 W. Sixth St., East Liverpool. County Treasurer v. Jeffrey R. Billingsley, et al; delinquent property tax foreclosure ordered against 1912 Michigan Ave., East ...