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Coke ovens seen from educational viewpoint

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LEETONIA — The Leetonia Beehive Coke Oven Commission is sponsoring an educational program to promote the park next month. The program, “From the Carboniferous Period to the Anthropocene,” is scheduled for 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. May 9 at the Leetonia Community Public Library. “The ...

You CAN

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Ohio CAN partnered with the Salem Police Department to provide an Easter egg hunt including a visit from the Easter bunny and refreshments for foster and kinship care children Saturday afternoon in Centennial Park.

Developmental assets: Youth as resources

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There are 40 developmental assets designated for youth, “building blocks of healthy development that help young people grow up healthy, caring, and responsible.” Periodically, 7th, 9th and 10th graders across the nation are surveyed by Search Institute to see where they stand with these 40 ...

Sanders brings campaign to shadow of GM plant

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WARREN — General Motors said it would be too costly to invest $100 million in the Lordstown plant, but chose to give $25 billion in stock buybacks at the urging of hedge fund managers, padding the pockets of the already rich and whisking away well-paying jobs people depended on, said Vermont ...

Gas tax increase to mean more money for Goshen

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GOSHEN TOWNSHIP — With the gas tax proposed by Gov. Mike DeWine finally in place, township trustees know how much money will be coming their way. Trustee Rob Spencer last week reported the tax increases of 10.5 cent per gallon in gas and 19 cent per gallon in diesel effective July 1 will ...

Man charged after fleeing cops

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SALEM—A Salem man is facing a number of charges including a felony after crashing a vehicle into a house on Jennings Avenue while fleeing police. Chad Curtis Dotson, 29, 537 Jennings Ave., Salem, was charged with a third-degree felony count of failure to comply as well as operating a ...

Powerfull storms kill at least 8 in South

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Powerful storms swept across the South on Sunday after unleashing suspected tornadoes and flooding that killed at least eight people, injured dozens and flattened much of a Texas town. Three children were among the dead. Nearly 90,000 customers were without electricity in Texas, Mississippi, ...

Ivanka visiting in Ethiopia

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Far from the din of Washington, Ivanka Trump toured businesses run by women in Ethiopia on Sunday while promoting a White House global economic program for women. President Donald Trump’s daughter and senior adviser visited a coffee shop and textile company in Addis ...

Police Reports

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SALEM — Officers responded to the 1000 block of West State Street at 9:15 a.m. Saturday in reference to a small child left unattended in a vehicle. The vehicle left prior to the arrival of officers, who will contact the vehicle’s registered owner. — Officers responded to a 200 block ...

Sheriff’s Office

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— A Bolivar Road, Yellow Creek Township, grandmother reported at 1:30 p.m. Saturday a child was threatened by another child. — A Lake Street, Knox Township resident reported an harassment incident at 2:05 p.m. Saturday. — A Wells Hollow Road, Yellow Creek Township, resident reported a ...

Highway Patrol

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— Gregory C. Andrews, 27, Sprucevale Road, Rogers, was northbound on Sprucevale Road in Middleton Township at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, while Shane R. Graves, 40, Franklin, Tenn., was westbound on Clarkson Road and failed to stop at the stop sign. Andrews struck the side of the pickup, owned by ...

Police Reports

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SALEM — Officers responded to a 1700 block South Lincoln Avenue business at 9:34 a.m. Friday where staff members reported finding a firearm on the property. Staff members provided a list of names of a possible owner of the firearm, which was taken to the police station for safe keeping ...

On the Calendar

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SUN/14 CANFIELD Angels for Animals Gigantic Garage Sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free admission, all items 50 percent off; 3:15-5 p.m., all items priced $10 for all you can take, free admission; Canfield Fairgrounds. Tractor-Wagon Rides, 1-4 p.m., MetroParks Farms; craft fee $1; barns open to ...

Mowing is woe-ing for cemetery board

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LISBON — The village cemetery board is again seeking some help with the mowing. Board President Barry James attended this week’s council meeting to present the cemetery’s annual report for 2018 and to also request some additional help. The cemetery has one full-time and one part-time ...

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— Ronald J. Kost, state Route 14, New Waterford, reported at 4:17 p.m. Friday there is a 10-foot right of way along the eastern edge of his property and several neighbors use it to access their homes. On Friday one of the neighbor’s grandsons dumped a load of limestone at the end of the ...

Winona force honored for EMS efforts

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HANOVERTON — The Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) and Masimo recognized the Winona Fire Department for excellence in fire service-based EMS in the first of two award ceremonies recently. The award was presented during the fifth annual United Fire Services symposium held last ...

Fire Reports

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SALEM — The fire department responded to a possible gas leak in the 800 block of Jennings Avenue at 8:43 p.m. Friday and found a vehicle had struck the meter on a house. Officers were unable to turn off the meter due to the damage. They stood by until Columbia Gas arrived then checked the ...

Methodist Church Easter egg hunt

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Grace Schreiver, 11, Leetonia, pulls up the couch cushions and is rewarded by finding an egg inside during the egg hunt at the Columbiana First United Methodist Church on Saturday. The children also got to help make their own bags to collect the eggs earlier in the day. This was the first year ...

Crews keep chimney fire from getting worse

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NEW WATERFORD — A chimney fire in a log home off of Carter Road brought firefighters from four departments on Saturday afternoon. New Waterford Fire Chief Greg VanPelt said when firefighters arrived there was smoke coming from around the chimney and along the roof line nearby, which is ...