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REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

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Butler Township James and Teresa Santee to Daren Salvino, home on U.S. Route 62; $165,000 Center Township Lisa Bailey to Kenneth Cunningham Jr. home and 5 acres on Trinity Church Road; $165,000 Marilyn Terlecki to Anthony and Rochelle Gaglione, 162 acres on state Route 164; ...

TubaChristmas to be streamed live

Neighborhood News

YOUNGSTOWN – TubaChristmas in the Valley will continue this year as a live-stream event from the Concert Hall stage at Stambaugh Auditorium at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Enjoy the concert digitally via The Digital Concert Hall app, Stambaugh Auditorium’s YouTube page, or at stambaughauditorium.com. ...

Carols will again ring at Williamsport

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WILLIAMSPORT — The annual Christmas caroling at the historic Williamsport Chapel will be held as a drive-in event this year. It will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. People are invited to bring snacks and drinks to enjoy in your vehicle while you sing along with inside and outside ...

Showing support for the renovation of a city landmark

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Salem Preservation is showing its support for Eurogyro owner George Istocki and his daughter, Sonya Istocki during the restoration of the building at the intersection of State and Ellsworth which has been a downtown landmark since the early 1860s. A banner is now displayed at the work ...

On the Calendar

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FRI/27 Columbiana Good as New Shop, Methodist Church, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., men’s and women’s clothing, green tags 50% off NEW MIDDLETOWN American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church NEW WATERFORD Eagles Fish Friday, 4-9 p.m., with full menu, eat in or carry-out, ...

Green Township trustees hire attorney for bike trail fight

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GREENFORD – Green Township trustees this week hired an attorney to provide legal advice to fight the annexation of township property into the MetroParks Bikeway. Trustees this week agreed to hire Carl James to represent the township in its fight against the Mill Creek MetroParks eminent ...

Salem Schools honor rolls

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SALEM SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL “AB” MERIT ROLL SENIORS: Russell Beach, Jax Booth, Austin Cook, Katie Dreher, Elena Economous, Noah Ferrier, Brady French, Cooper Gottschling, Skyler Green, Emma Griffith, Richard Gurlea, Kaelyn Helmick, Emily Holt, Presley Houshour, Sierra Johnson, Breauna Jordan, ...

Lisbon fire contract to stand

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LISBON — The village and Center and Elkrun townships have decided to put off any talks on a new fire service contract until the appropriate time. Council member Jerry Cox reported at this week’s council meeting all the parties agreed to take up the issue a year from now when the existing ...

East Palestine’s treatment plant project continues

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EAST PALESTINE — Over the past few months, village manager Mark McTrustry has continued to update council on the progress of the $7.138 million equalization basin project for the wastewater plant. It was more of the same at this week’s village council meeting, as the project continues to ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — An employee at a 1700 block South Lincoln Avenue business reported at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday someone had taken her purse from her locker. — Officers responded to a 2400 block East State Street business at 4:37 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a dispute. Officers spoke with those ...

Volunteers build beds for area children in need

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LISBON — Recently, members of the local chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace met at First United Methodist Church in Lisbon to work on their construction skills. Junior Harr and Ryan Smith serve as the co-presidents, leading volunteers through training on Nov. 15 to refine their bed building ...

Auditor closes office as county posts 2 more deaths

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LISBON — The county auditor announced Wednesday it would be closing again to the public due to increasing number of residents testing positive for COVID-19. Meanwhile, the county health department reported Wednesday two more people died from the virus — a 43-year-old man and a ...

Columbiana eyes need for more remote learning

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COLUMBIANA — Schools have continued to make difficult decisions regarding in-person learning during COVID-19. On one hand, most educators agree that in-person learning is far superior to any other strategy. However, during COVID-19 remote learning can provide a safer environment to eliminate ...

Commissioners award 32 grants with COVID funding

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LISBON — Thirty more small businesses and two community organizations were awarded grants funded by county commissioners with a portion of their federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security aid. Commissioners approved the 32 grants totaling $272,862 as part of $1.88 million in ...

Leetonia light up night now drive-thru

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LEETONIA — The Leetonia light up night on Saturday has been altered due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event will be held as a drive-thru from 5 to 7 p.m. along Main Street in downtown from Chestnut to Walnut streets. The tree will be lit up and Santa available at the new pocket park. ...

7 of Ohio’s biggest counties urge residents to stay home

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COLUMBUS (AP) — Seven of Ohio’s biggest counties on Wednesday urged residents to stay home and follow guidelines on social gatherings and wearing masks. The counties said in a joint statement they want people to only leave home for work, school, medical appointments, or buying essential ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — A woman reported that her daughter is possibly being sexually abused by her daughter’s father at 6:40 a.m. Tuesday. — Officer responded to North Union Avenue for a report of a reckless operator at 11:08 a.m. Tuesday. The officer located the vehicle and advised the driver of ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Jeromy Clark of Norton v. John Plavka of Alliance; alleged breach of contract over payment for construction of a barn on Clark’s property; $6,000 refund sought. Tristan C. Byars of Baden, Pa., v. Jana M. Graham of East Liverpool; collection sought of child support. Docket ...

PATROL

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— Vonna M. Hunt, 69, Canton, was cited for failure to control when she drove off the side of U.S. 30 in West Township and struck a ditch at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Salem man sentenced for possession

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LISBON — In county Common Pleas Court this week, a Salem man was sentenced to prison on drug charges. Cody Wilt, 29, of Aten Avenue, was sentenced by Judge Scott Washam to six months in prison after previously pleading guilty to aggravated possession of meth. The sentence is to be served ...