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Swiss steak dinner offered in East Rochester EAST ROCHESTER — A swiss steak dinner will be served from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the East Rochester United Methodist Church, 24754 U.S. Route 30. The meal includes mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cole slaw, applesauce, rolls, dessert ...

Ready for more rain

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Anniston Clark, 6, of Salem was prepared for the soggy weather as she donned her parasol while leaving Lisbon's basketball game Tuesday. (Salem News photo by Patti Schaeffer)

On the calendar this week

Neighborhood News

WED/13 ALLIANCE Noon deadline to order soup from Mile Branch Grange, chili and chicken noodle; $6 per quart, 495 Knox School Road; 330-821-8023. GOSHEN TOWNSHIP Goshen High School Class of 1958, lunch, noon, Annabell’s restaurant; bring a guest. GREENFORD Legos and Stories, 4 p.m., ...

Salem police: Fewer calls, traffic violations in 2018

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SALEM — Maybe the message about traffic violations is getting through and proactive policing is paying off. Both could explain why the Salem Police Department experienced less call volume and a reduced number of traffic offenses last year. According to the 2018 figures for police activity, ...

INTERESTING SALEM POLICE STATS

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— July was the busiest, with 1,375 calls to dispatch — December was the slowest, with 996 calls — Other months, busiest to slowest, August, September, May, October, June, April, March, November, January and February — Dispatchers logged the most calls from 4 p.m. to midnight with ...

Concerns on plan to remove trees aired

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Trees removed by the village this year will be replaced with new trees, village officials told concerned residents on Tuesday. A group of residents turned out for the regular council meeting to discuss the village’s plans to remove 35 mature trees this year, and they were worried the trees ...

New Waterford clears way to fund Crestview water line

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NEW WATERFORD — Council Tuesday approved a resolution authorizing the mayor to apply for, accept and enter into a water supply revolving loan agreement for the village regarding the Crestview schools water line project. Mayor Shane Patrone said they started doing the engineering work “and ...

Leetonia teen pleads guilty to burglary

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LISBON — A Leetonia teenager pleaded guilty to fourth-degree felony burglary on Tuesday in Common Pleas Court. Isaac J. Wylie, 19, Miller Road, Leetonia, had been charged with a second-degree felony burglary charge, but agreed to plead guilty to the lesser included fourth-degree felony ...

Goshen cops commended for helping shelter homeless man

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GOSHEN TWP. —Two Goshen Police District officers received a commendation Monday night for their actions in assisting a homeless man last month. At the monthly trustees meeting, Police Chief Steve McDaniel presented framed letters of commendation to Sgt. Troy Mackall and Officer Isaiah ...

East Palestine will finally dedicate road to housing area, repave it

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EAST PALESTINE — The road that provides access to the Malibu Estates housing development is on this year’s paving project list for what may possibly be the first time. The housing development along Malibu Drive was put in decades ago but village officials only recently learned that the ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Police and Court Reports

— An assistant manager at Dollar General, Depot Street, Rogers, reported on Monday they have been watching a regular customer they have suspected of stealing from the store. Deputies watched a video showing a woman picking up items and placing them into her purse. The items were not paid for ...

COMMON PLEAS

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New Cases Melanie M. Felger, Rogers, and Noah D. Felger, New Waterford, dissolution sought. Docket Entries Jerry Wray, Director of Ohio Department of Transportation, vs. Hillyer Holdings LLC, et al., $40,585 awarded by a jury to the defendant for three parcels. U.S. Bank National ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— Randy E. Kaiser, 62, Homeworth, was northbound on state Route 644 in Franklin Township at 9 a.m. Monday and was struck by Kara Lee Boone, 17, Hanoverton, who was southbound and went left of center. After impact, Kaiser went off the west side into a guardrail and Boone went off the east side ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — A Feb. 21 preliminary hearing for Richard Simons, 18, East Street, East Palestine, charged with burglary for allegedly breaking into the home of Dawn White sometime overnight from Sunday to Monday and taking White’s purse and wallet. Simons shoes reportedly matched the shoe prints ...

Trooper checked out at SRMC after stop

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Staff Reports LISBON — A Lisbon patrol trooper was taken to the Salem Regional Medical Center Monday night as a precautionary measure after being allegedly exposed to suspected drugs during a traffic stop. Sgt. Benjamin Dennison said Tuesday Trooper Drew Thomas stopped a driver on state ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Police were called at 1:52 a.m. Tuesday to Tractor Supply, 2366 E. State St., where a man reported someone tried to cut the security wire protecting the products. No products were stolen, just the wires snipped. The man was contacted by the alarm company at 1:24 a.m. and said he ...

3 arrested at Salem home

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SALEM — Police placed three people in custody during a warrant check on Ohio Avenue late Monday, locating suspected narcotics, drug paraphernalia and syringes in plain view, with additional charges dependent on lab results. Brandi Cope, 25, of 180 Ohio Ave. (where the warrant check ...

Driver cited in Salem pedestrian accident

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SALEM — A driver turning left from South Ellsworth onto West State Street struck a pedestrian crossing the street in the crosswalk before noon Tuesday, injuring the man and getting cited. No condition was available for the victim, Allen Dale Saum, 59, of Walnut Street, who was transported ...