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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

Banquet on Monday

Neighborhood News

SALEM— Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will sponsor the Banquet in Salem from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building. The menu will include fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, Arkansas green beans, applesauce, fresh vegetables, fresh fruit and dessert. For information call Patty ...

COURT NEWS

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LISBON — Cheyenne D. Weyand, 22, Avondale Street, East Liverpool, stipulated to violating the terms of her intervention in lieu of conviction treatment plan in Common Pleas Court. She was placed on 60-days electronically monitored house arrest as part of her current treatment plan, which will ...

WFD changes town hall date

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WINONA— The Winona Fire Department has rescheduled a town hall meeting to discussing billing for certain fire department services to 7 p.m. Dec. 17 at Winona Friends Church.

Columbiana believes in teacher development programs

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COLUMBIANA— After this year’s state report card results slightly dipped, Superintendent Don Mook said at last week’s school board meeting he believes that while the various professional teacher development programs haven’t provided immediate results, they will. The Striving Readers ...

COMMON PLEAS 

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Docket Entries Russell T. Kiko Jr., vs. William J. Stewart, et al., property on state Route 172, Lisbon, sold to to plaintiff for $40,0000. JPMorgan Chase Bank vs. Julie L. Temple, et al., foreclosure ordered for property on First Street, Wellsville. County Treasurer vs. Scott McKinney, ...

Supplement Station to host Santa visit

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SALEM — The Supplement Station on Pidgeon Road will host a free visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 7:30 to 9 p.m. today. A professional photographer will be onsite, with electronic images of visits with Santa available for $10.