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Cocaine trafficking charge dismissed

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LISBON — Due to an evidentiary issue, a charge of trafficking in cocaine against Thomas M. Redman III, 36, East Martin Street, East Palestine, has been dismissed in Common Pleas Court. Redman’s charge was part of the Operation Big Oak case. A 2008 F-150 pickup currently titled in the name ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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Salem school board to meet Tuesday SALEM — The Salem Board of Education’s special board meeting begins at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday in the library at Salem High School to review board goals. Board members will meet for a regular meeting immediately following the organizational meeting at 6 p.m. ...

Coalition takes fight to save GM Lordstown plant to statehouse

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COLUMBUS — The coalition trying to save the General Motors plant in Lordstown "Drive It Home Ohio" did as the name implies Wednesday with state lawmakers. A series of whirlwind meetings with lawmakers and other high-level state officials was done to solidify support for the plant ä which ...

One killed, two injured from crash in Fairfield Township

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Troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol Lisbon Post are investigating a three-vehicle crash the occurred Wednesday 7:45 p.m. A 2006 Freightliner and 2012 Toyota Highlander were traveling southbound on state Route 7 near Metz Road. A 2010 Kia Forte was traveling northbound on state Route 7. ...

On the Calendar

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THU/14 ALLIANCE Pre-ordered soup pickup, 4-6 p.m., Mile Branch Grange, 495 Knox School Road; 330-821-8023. CANFIELD Valentine’s Day dinner, 6:30 p.m., Ursuline Center, 4280 Shields Road; tickets $30; 330-792-7636. COLUMBIANA Kaiser and National retirees, breakfast, 8:30 a.m., ...

Firm hired to manage Salem street work

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SALEM — Howells and Baird Inc. has been selected to provide engineering services for this year’s city street paving program in Salem. “We’ve had very good success and a great relationship with Howells and Baird,” Mayor John Berlin said Wednesday. The Salem firm was one of four ...

DJFS hours change OK’d

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LISBON — Those utilizing the county Department of Jobs and Family Services will soon see some new hours of operations. Eileen Dray-Bardon, director of Jobs and Family Services, approached county commissioners at their Wednesday morning meeting to ask for approval for the change, which will ...

Green Township man injured in barn fire

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GREENFORD — A Green Township man was transferred from St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Youngstown to the burn unit in Akron Children’s Hospital following a barn fire Wednesday morning. Thomas Zarisky of 9125 Washingtonville Road was in critical condition at St. Elizabeth when he was ...

Land bank razes home

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LISBON — Another unlivable house has been taken down through the county land bank program, but this one is not in one of the usual areas. Executive director of the land bank Robert Ritchey said the program is using a second funding source to be able to look at properties outside the target ...

SR board continues open enrollment for next year

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BEAVER TWP. —The South Range school board this week agreed to continue open enrollment for the next school year, but a board member voiced a concern about how students are accepted on a yearly basis. The board approved the continuation of statewide open enrollment for the 2019-2020 school ...

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 ...