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Salem Twp. trustees approve having skid steer checked out

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FRANKLIN SQUARE — Salem Township trustees discussed getting work done on the skid steer after Road Foreman Jason Entrikin said, “Something isn’t working right.” He explained, “You pull it over to where it should work and it doesn’t and when you pull it further, then it ...

High water

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Lisbon-Canfield Road between state Route 344 and state Route 558 has been closed until further notice and several other roads in the township have standing water, Salem Township Constable Dan Valentine said. Motorists are reminded to use caution when driving and to slow down. This is a section ...

EL man charged with taking drugs into jail

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LISBON — Tavares J. Bell, 37, Dresden Avenue, East Liverpool, was served a secret indictment for two counts of illegal conveyance of a drug of abuse onto the grounds of a detention facility and three counts of possession of drugs. On Aug. 31, 2017, Bell allegedly brought cocaine and ...

Salem man pleads guilty to meth possession

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LISBON — William P. Aldrich, 33, North Union Avenue, Salem, pleaded guilty to possession of drugs for having methamphetamines on March 13, 2018 and asked for immediate sentencing. Aldrich was ordered to serve six months in prison consecutive to the two year sentence he received in one prior ...

POLICE REPORTS

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GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT — Walter William Welsh, 20, Main Street, Beloit, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop in the 18000 block of Fifth Street at 1:40 p.m. Feb. 8. — Michael Joseph Spencer, 31, Haessly Road, Hanoverton, was arrested on an active warrant out ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases HSBC Bank USA vs. Edward and Sheryl Butryn, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Maple Street, Salem. Wells Fargo Bank vs. Michael and Alisha Amedio, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Irish Ridge Road, East Liverpool. USA acting through the Rural Housing Service ...

FIRE CALLS

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SALEM — Firefighters were called at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday to Holiday Inn Express, 240 N. Cunningham Road, for a commercial fire alarm, finding that smoke from burnt food in a contained oven caused the alarm. The alarm company called after the fire department arrived to cancel the ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— A woman was reportedly locked out of her house on Second Street, Hanoverton, by her 31-year-old daughter at 5:44 p.m. Tuesday. When deputies arrived the woman had gotten back inside. Deputies spoke to everyone involved.

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— Jenyia L. Anderson, 23, New Castle, Pa., was eastbound on state Route 517 in Fairfield Township at 7:57 p.m. Sunday and went off the left side into an embankment. She was cited for failure to control. — Zackery J. Strub, 25, Lisbon, was eastbound on Miller Road in Center Township at ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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Swiss steak dinner offered in East Rochester EAST ROCHESTER — A swiss steak dinner will be served from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the East Rochester United Methodist Church, 24754 U.S. Route 30. The meal includes mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cole slaw, applesauce, rolls, dessert ...

Ready for more rain

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Anniston Clark, 6, of Salem was prepared for the soggy weather as she donned her parasol while leaving Lisbon's basketball game Tuesday. (Salem News photo by Patti Schaeffer)

On the calendar this week

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WED/13 ALLIANCE Noon deadline to order soup from Mile Branch Grange, chili and chicken noodle; $6 per quart, 495 Knox School Road; 330-821-8023. GOSHEN TOWNSHIP Goshen High School Class of 1958, lunch, noon, Annabell’s restaurant; bring a guest. GREENFORD Legos and Stories, 4 p.m., ...

Salem police: Fewer calls, traffic violations in 2018

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SALEM — Maybe the message about traffic violations is getting through and proactive policing is paying off. Both could explain why the Salem Police Department experienced less call volume and a reduced number of traffic offenses last year. According to the 2018 figures for police activity, ...

INTERESTING SALEM POLICE STATS

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— July was the busiest, with 1,375 calls to dispatch — December was the slowest, with 996 calls — Other months, busiest to slowest, August, September, May, October, June, April, March, November, January and February — Dispatchers logged the most calls from 4 p.m. to midnight with ...

Concerns on plan to remove trees aired

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Trees removed by the village this year will be replaced with new trees, village officials told concerned residents on Tuesday. A group of residents turned out for the regular council meeting to discuss the village’s plans to remove 35 mature trees this year, and they were worried the trees ...

New Waterford clears way to fund Crestview water line

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NEW WATERFORD — Council Tuesday approved a resolution authorizing the mayor to apply for, accept and enter into a water supply revolving loan agreement for the village regarding the Crestview schools water line project. Mayor Shane Patrone said they started doing the engineering work “and ...

Leetonia teen pleads guilty to burglary

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LISBON — A Leetonia teenager pleaded guilty to fourth-degree felony burglary on Tuesday in Common Pleas Court. Isaac J. Wylie, 19, Miller Road, Leetonia, had been charged with a second-degree felony burglary charge, but agreed to plead guilty to the lesser included fourth-degree felony ...

Goshen cops commended for helping shelter homeless man

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GOSHEN TWP. —Two Goshen Police District officers received a commendation Monday night for their actions in assisting a homeless man last month. At the monthly trustees meeting, Police Chief Steve McDaniel presented framed letters of commendation to Sgt. Troy Mackall and Officer Isaiah ...