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Ex-officer avoids jail from DUI conviction

Police and Court Reports

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — A former area police officer on Wednesday escaped jail time for a second drunk driving charge. Randy L. Schneider 29, Bell School Road, East Liverpool, was sentenced to house arrest for nine months, with work privileges, and fined $1,440, including court costs, for ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Neighborhood News

Senior Day planned at Whispering Pines Village COLUMBIANA—Senior Day will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 17 at Whispering Pines Village on East Park in Columbiana. In addition to a free lunch, there will be a craft (flag wreath made with bandanas), music by Lon G. and a candy ...

CAA gets $5.9 M grant for Head Start

Neighborhood News

LISBON – It’s good news all around for the Head Start program operated under the Community Action Agency of Columbiana County. Recently the agency learned it received a $5.9 million grant to aid in offering continuing Head Start services to children in Columbiana and Jefferson counties. ...

Gas leak at Circle K didn’t cause blast

Local News

SALEM —A crew continued working on removing the underground gasoline tanks at Circle K East, 1125 E. State St., on Tuesday, just a day after hitting a natural gas line and causing a small natural gas leak Monday evening. There was no fire or explosion and no need for evacuation of nearby ...

On the calendar this week

Neighborhood News

WED/10 COLUMBIANA Crestview Board of Education, regular meeting, 7 p.m., Performing Arts Center, 44100 Crestview Road. LEETONIA Toddler Playgroup, 10-11:15 a.m., Leetonia Community Public Library. LISBON David Anderson High School Class of 1956, 11 a.m., Belleria. SALEM American ...

Goshen road plans reviewed

Local News

GOSHEN TWP. — Township trustees will hold a special meeting later this month to purchase stone and slag for two chip and seal road projects and discuss a grant that could provide funds to resurface two more roadways. Trustees Monday night tabled the purchase of slag until they are ready to ...

Plans for new Dollar General opposed

Local News

Preliminary plans for a new Dollar General on state Route 154 across from Moore Street received a less than warm reception at Tuesday’s Village Council meeting. Twenty-seven people crowded into council chambers, some of whom were there to voice their opposition to the project as laid out by ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court, Amanda L. Pedro, 30, Salem, driving under suspension case dismissed. James E. McFarland Jr., 49, Washingtonville, was fined $30 for traffic control devices. Jessica A. Beck, 32, Canton, was fined $705, placed on two years probation, required ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Chadwick Richoz, 42, of 185 E. Main St., Washingtonville, was taken into custody at 5:11 a.m. Tuesday on a warrant for criminal trespassing after police checked a residence in the 500 block of Columbia Street for him. He was turned over to a Columbiana County sheriff’s ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— A suspicious man with a hoodie covering his face was reported walking out of a neighbor’s driveway in the area of state Route 7 and state Route 558 at 10:14 a.m. July 3. The woman said she walked up the driveway as he was passing her driveway, he looked back at her and ran toward ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Gretta Miller-Burton, Lisbon, vs. Richie Lee Burton, Lisbon, divorce sought. Docket Entries Worldwide Asst Purchasing vs. Nicole Sims, dormant judgment revived against defendant for $3,262 plus interest. Bayview Loan Servicing LLC vs. James H. O’Brien, et al., property on ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— Tawaun Gordon, 23, Youngstown, was southbound on state Route 165 in Unity Township at 9:45 p.m. Thursday and went off the left side into a tree and an embankment. He was cited for failure to control and driving under FRA suspension. — Joseph D. Goehring, 33, New Brighton, Pa., was ...

Wellsville man found dead near train tracks

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WELLSVILLE — A 70-year-old man was found dead Monday along the southbound train tracks around the 700 block of Riverside in Wellsville. A woman called village police at 3:40 p.m. to report a dead body by the tracks. Four officers were dispatched to the area and found the body of Charles ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Neighborhood News

Cruise-In Car/Vehicle show set in Homeworth HOMEWORTH— A Cruise-In Car/Vehicle show will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. July16, rain or shine, in the parking lot of Middle Sandy Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 4306 Homeworth Road. Owners of antique and classic cars, trucks, motorcycles and ...

Annual Congressional App Challenge under way

Neighborhood News

The annual Congressional App Challenge (CAC) is under way. The CAC is a Congressional initiative to encourage student engagement in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) and, more specifically, computer science. Middle and high school students from across America are invited to ...

IN THE SERVICE

Neighborhood News

LISBON — Staff Sergeant Joshua Ross has completed 20 years of service with the U.S. Army and is now retiring. Ross was raised in Lisbon. He graduated from Leetonia High School in 1999 and the Columbiana County Career Center. He worked on his aunt and uncle’s farm in Lisbon and served in ...

Hanoverton Homecoming set 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Neighborhood News

HANOVERTON—The Hanover Homecoming will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on Plymouth and Second streets. Various vendors will have spots along Plymouth. The Presbyterian Church will be hosting the Art and Photography contest and a bake sale. The Historical Society will have ...

Reese’s Pieces Little Big Band to perform

Neighborhood News

John Reese will be presenting his newly formed group, Reese’s Pieces Little Big Band, at the Summer Concert Series at 6 p.m. Sunday in Waterworth Memorial Park. Six of the area’s top musicians will be joining John Reese to present a concert of big band music. Adding the vocals will be ...

Butterfly gathers a meal

Local News

A butterfly gathers nectar from a thistle on a sunny afternoon. Today’s forecast also calls for sunny but humid weather. (Salem News photo by Deanne Johnson)

On the calendar this week

Neighborhood News

TUE/9 CANFIELD Groundbreaking ceremony for Mahoning County Career and Technical Center Fire Tower and Training Facility, 11 a.m., 7300 N. Palmyra Road (behind the building by door #70). Western Reserve Knitting Guild celebrating 35th birthday, 7 p.m., Rotary Community Building in Fair Park ...