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MSVC-MOAA recognizes local veterans

Neighborhood News

At a recent meeting of the Mahoning and Shenango Valleys Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MSVC-MOAA), LTC Rod Hosler, a representative of the from the Mahoning County Veterans Service Commission, presented a Vietnam Veterans Lapel Pin to eligible Chapter member ...

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

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East Liverpool H. Thomas Greenwood to David and Penny Jennings, home on West Fourth Street; $22,000 Thomas Taylor Trust to Ernest Peachey, home on Center St.; $7,228 Tax Ease Funding to Ebury Re LLC, home at 754 Minerva St.; $11,500 Timothy Martin to Terry Martin, home on Vine Street ...

Roxy Theatre to show Christmas films this season

Neighborhood News

MINERVA— The Minerva Area Chamber of Commerce’s Roxy Theatre, 120 N. Market St., will show “Miracle on 34th Street,” rated PG, at 7 p.m. Dec. 14. In this classic Christmas movie, a lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing. The 1994 ...

On the calendar this week

Neighborhood News

FRI/6 LISBON “It’s Christmas, Carol!” 7 p.m., Trinity Playhouse, 234 E. Lincoln Way; Reservations are highly recommended and can be made online at StageLeftPlayers.org/tickets. Admission is $14 for Adults, $12 for Seniors and $10 for Students. Tickets will also be on sale at the door. ...

Cruise organizers oppose DORA during event

Local News

SALEM—Cruisin’ Crew organizer Gene Johnson, who’s already working on plans for the 2020 Salem Super Cruise, said the city will lose him and the car cruisers if there’s alcohol allowed at the event. Johnson just learned Monday about plans for a Designated Outdoor Recreation Area (DORA) ...

Sex offender fails to register

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LISBON — A Salineville man who was convicted of a sex crime involving a minor in North Carolina in 2001, pleaded guilty on Tuesday in Common Pleas Court for failing to register as a sexual offender. Michael Allan White, 55, East Main Street, Salineville, is required to register and ...

Washingtonville police levy fails following tie in certified recount

Local News

LISBON — The Washingtonville police levy remained tied after the Mahoning County ballots were counted by hand, which means the levy failed. The levy was deadlocked 60-60 following the Nov. 5 election — 31-31 in Columbiana County and 29-29 in Mahoning County. This resulted in an automatic ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Police responded at 2:27 a.m. Thursday to the 1900 block of East Pershing Street for a person to be removed, learning the male finally left on foot. He was located a few blocks away and said he stopped to get a pair of gloves from his mother, who resides in the care facility. He was ...

Baronzzi to seek re-election as juvenile judge

Local News

LISBON — Columbiana County Juvenile/Probate Court Judge Thomas M. Baronzzi is seeking re-election in 2020 after filing his candidacy petitions with the county elections board on Thursday. A lifelong county resident, Baronzzi, 57, is a 1980 graduate of Lisbon’s David Anderson High School. ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — In county Municipal Court, Damion E. Cheresne, 41, East Perry Street, Salem, was fined $700, had his license suspended for a year, required to attend a three-day counseling program and ordered 40 hours community service for a turn signal violations and physical control amended from ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— A Hilltop Drive, Center Township, man reported at 8:24 a.m. Thursday he received a letter from PayPal about a month ago about the account it said he had just opened with them. He had not opened an account, but did not take any action. Now he has received a statement stating his balance is ...

GM taps Valley for battery-cell plant

Local News

LORDSTOWN — General Motors and South Korea’s LG Chem are partnering to invest $2.3 billion to develop and mass produce electric vehicle battery cells near Lordstown, where the automaker shuttered its assembly plant this year. The joint venture is expected to create more than 1,100 new ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— Bree A. Goist, 28, of Struthers, was cited for assured clear distance when she struck the rear of Jason J. Chlebowski, 45, of Aliquippa, Pa., who was stopped at a red light on state Route 14 in Unity Township at 5:43 p.m. Wednesday. — Bruce Rodkey Jr., 43, of Alliance, was cited for ...

Cookie sale to benefit ministry

Neighborhood News

SALEM—Bakers are gearing up for the annual Christmas Cookie Platters project for Sue Thomas Ministries annual outreach to the homeless called Operation Silent Night which takes place on the streets of our nation’s capital in Washington D.C. Dec. 24 and 25. Operation Silent Night ...

Leetonia council approves first reading of pay raises

Local News

LEETONIA—Village council Wednesday night approved the first reading of a new wage ordinance granting raises for employees and elected officials. The new wage ordinance, recommended by Mayor Kevin Siembida, grants a 2 percent cost of living increase for wage employees and 4 to 5 percent ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — In county Municipal Court, Damion E. Cheresne, 41, East Perry Street, Salem, was fined $700, had his license suspended for a year, required to attend a three-day counseling program and ordered 40 hours community service for a turn signal violations and physical control amended from ...