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Branch manager named at Lisbon Premier Bank

Neighborhood News

YOUNGSTOWN – Heather Dornon has been promoted to branch manager of the Lisbon Premier Bank office. Dornon joined Premier Bank in 2012 as a universal banker at the Eastwood office where she was responsible for opening new accounts and originating consumer loans. In her new role, she will ...

Mount art show

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ALLIANCE – The University of Mount Union is holding the annual student art exhibit virtually March 10 through April 9. The exhibit is available for viewing at mountunion.edu/2021studentartexhibit. The exhibit includes works from 16 Mount Union students including prints, paintings, ...

Historical society program to feature ‘quack’ medicine

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SALEM— The Salem Historical Society will welcome Cassie Nespor, curator of Melnick Medial Museum and University Archives at Youngstown State University, to give a presentation via Facebook Live at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The presentation, “Quack Medicine and the Birth of the FDA,” will focus on ...

Salem plans $1.2 million summer street paving project

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SALEM — The city is planning a street paving project this summer with an estimated $1.2 million cost, hitting a large number of streets and alleys that need attention. “Everyone living on these streets will benefit from the paving,” Mayor John Berlin said. The cost will be covered by ...

Salvino to leave council for housing inspector job

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SALEM — Councilman Sal Salvino confirmed Thursday that he’ll be resigning from city council sometime before he begins working as the city’s new full-time Director of Housing/Housing Inspector. With his first day on the job scheduled for March 22, it’s likely his last meeting as a ...

DeWine sets virus goal to lift health orders

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COLUMBUS (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday set a specific target of reduced coronavirus cases as the benchmark for ending public health orders in Ohio, including mask wearing. Those orders will be lifted once the state hits the mark of 50 coronavirus cases per 100,000 people for two ...

EL woman gets 30 days in jail for nude photo extortion

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LISBON — An East Liverpool woman who had attempted to extort money from a man in November to keep her from going to the police over some nude photos was sentenced to 30 days in jail. Katlyn M. Tice, 28, Sherwood Avenue, East Liverpool, agreed to plead no contest to the charge of theft by ...

Columbiana St. Patrick’s Day event canceled

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COLUMBIANA—The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce announced that the St. Patrick’s Day Celebration planned for March 14 has been canceled. The plan for social distancing previously accepted by the Columbiana County Health Department was sent to the state but was rejected due to concerns ...

Runoff determines spelling bee champ

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LISBON — After an extra runoff online test, Sarah Thompson emerged victorious in the county’s 62nd Annual Spelling Bee. Thompson, a sixth-grader at Lisbon David Anderson Junior/Senior High School, correctly spelled 18 of the 25 additional words given in a tie breaker test on Thursday to ...

Salem trustees hold special meeting

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SALEM TOWNSHIP — The Board of Trustees held a special meeting Wednesday night to discuss personnel in executive session. Constable Dan Valentine was present for the closed-door session, with no action taken. The next meeting of the trustees is 7 p.m. Tuesday at the administration building off ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — Dexter O. Brand, 30, Danville, Ky., was bound over to the grand jury on a charge of improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle for allegedly having a semi-automatic pistol in the vehicle when he was stopped on state Route 11 when he had left from an East Washington Street, ...

POLICE REPORTS

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PERRY TOWNSHIP — Kathy Moore, 57, of Salem, collided with a deer on Depot Road near Stewart Road at 3:28 a.m. Thursday, with her car sustaining minor damage. — A passerby at 12:19 a.m. Thursday reported a male drinking in a vehicle in the Fresh Mark parking lot on South Lincoln Avenue. ...

JUVENILE COURT

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A 16-year-old boy was cited in juvenile court for allegedly violating the terms of his probation on Jan. 14 by choking his mother and striking her multiple times. A 13-year-old girl was cited after allegedly striking an employee of the Tobin Attention Center multiple times while she was ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Jacob Arnette, Wellsville vs. Christina Arnette, Wellsville, divorce sought. Dawnn M. Davis, Salem, and Christopher B. Davis, Lisbon, dissolution sought. County Treasurer vs. Mary Margaret Bower, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Calcutta ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— A delivery driver reported being attacked by a beagle while making deliveries at a Johnson Road home in Madison Township at 1:22 p.m. Monday. The dog reportedly bit the man on the hand and the dog warden responded to talk to both the delivery driver and the dog’s owner. — A U.S. Route ...

On The Calendar This Week

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FRI/5 COLUMBIANA Drive-thru fish fry, American Legion, $10, 4 p.m.-? Good as New Shop, Methodist Church, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., winter clearance, 60% off everything LEETONIA ITAM Club, carryout fish fry, full menu, 5-8 p.m., 427-9900 order LISBON Stage Left Youth Players present online ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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St. Paul School Egg Hunt signs still available SALEM — St. Paul School Egg Hunt signs can still be purchased for $20 each for posting in yards that families can hunt for through April 5. Golden eggs can be purchased for $50, with families who find them eligible to enter a drawing for a ...

Great day for the park

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Brandon Hamilton, 36, of North Carolina enjoys an active game of basketball with nephew Jonah Hamilton, 9, of Columbiana at Firestone Park Wednesday on a beautiful March afternoon. (Salem News photo by Danielle Garner)

SRMC Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic is Full

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No more appointments are being accepted for Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC)’s Vaccine Clinic on Friday, March 5, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Vaccine Clinic’s schedule is full and at maximum capacity, based on the supply of 200 vaccines to arrive from the Ohio Department of Health. No ...