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Reilly renamed Sebo Stadium

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SALEM—The Salem school board Monday night agreed to rename Reilly Stadium in honor of local philanthropist Bob Sebo. The school board approved a naming rights agreement with Sebo, renaming the stadium Sebo Stadium. The agreement runs for 25 years, at which time the Sebo estate will have ...

On the calendar this week

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TUE/20 HANOVERTON United Local Class of 1961, lunch, noon, Adele’s Place. LEETONIA Crochet of Charity, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Gentle Yoga, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Leetonia Community Public Library. LISBON Columbiana County Park District, 4:30 p.m., park district office, 130 W. Maple ...

Board statement details Sebo’s generosity

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The Salem school board issued the following press release regarding the naming rights agreement of Reilly Stadium with local philanthropist Bob Sebo: In recognition of his ongoing and significant financial support of the Salem City Schools, the Board of Education voted tonight to name the ...

Official involved in fatal accident

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Staff Reports BOARDMAN — A three-vehicle crash on Monday that claimed the life of an elderly man involved Columbiana County Recorder Theresa Bosel. The identity of the 69-old man who died is being withheld at this time pending notification of his family. The accident occurred on Western ...

First day of school

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Six-year-old Molly Bagwell, center, of Columbiana goes off on her first day in the first grade at South Range Monday. Sending her off are her sisters, Sadie, 4, and Josie, 2, who wished they could go with her. They are the daughters of Brian and Dr. Brianne Bagwell. (Submitted photo)

POLICE REPORTS

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LEETONIA — Ernest J. Smith, 49, Votaw Boulevard, Lisbon, was cited for OVI, OVI refusal, U-turn and failure to use a turn signal following a traffic stop in the 200 block of Main Street at 1:05 a.m. Saturday. — An officer responded to the state Route 344 overpass at state Route 11 at ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Wells Fargo Bank vs. Willis James Roller Jr., et al., foreclosure sought for property on Elm Street, Leetonia. Nationstar Mortgage LLC vs. Gerald D. Anderson, et al., foreclosure sought for property on state Route 9, Salem. Morgan R. Little, Columbiana, vs. Roberta J. Gillam, ...

FIRE CALLS

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WEST POINT — A woman in the 13000 block of state Route 45 called for EMTs at 12:08 a.m. Monday because her son was dancing around and acting strangely. She believes he may have taken some drugs.

HIGHWAY PATROL

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—Glenn L. Borkowski, 73, of East Canton, and Michael R. Phillis, 35, of Lisbon, were both driving north on state Route 45 in Salem Township at 1 p.m. Wednesday when Phillis began to pass Borkowski and the vehicles made contact. Both claimed the other went out of their lane, but there was no ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — An Aug. 22 preliminary hearing was set in County Municipal Court for two East Liverpool men, who are accused of breaking into the home of a Wellsville man to assault him in the early morning hours of Aug. 9. Layne A. Edge, 23, Sprucevale Road, East Liverpool, is charged with ...

Man charged with possession of hashish

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LISBON — Benjamin R. Petry, 42, County Road 55, Hammondsville, was served a secret indictment for a possession of hashish, a fifth degree felony. According to a grand jury indictment from June, Petry allegedly had at least two grams of hashish in a liquid form on Nov. 20, 2018. Summer D. ...

SHERIFF’S REPORT

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— A Seigler Road man reported at 10:34 p.m. Friday he saw a group of bicycles with headlights on their property, possibly on the railroad tracks. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anyone. — Deputies responded to a home on Y-Camp Road, Madison Township, at 6:19 p.m. Saturday ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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Ghost Trolley Tour information corrected SALEM—The Salem Historical Society is corrected previous information it released regarding the Salem Ghost Trolley Tour 2019 season. The first tour is 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31. The tour takes people out of the downtown area to cemeteries and other ...

Poet from Salem to read work Thursday

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SALEM—Kathleen Strafford, a poet living in the UK, formerly from Salem, has had her second collection of poetry published by Yaffle Press called Wilderness of Skin. Strafford graduated from Kent State University in 1998, and moved to England where she earned an MA in creative writing. She has ...

New Quakertown Trolley makes a grand showing

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The new Quakertown Trolley made its way through downtown Salem Sunday escorted by vintage vehicles in a short parade. It then went to the Dale Shaffer Library on the campus of the Salem Historical Society's campus. A public reception was held. Visitors were able to walk through the old and ...

Police Reports

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SALEM — Officers recovered narcotics paraphernalia from a residence shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday in the 900 block of South Union Avenue, which had been discovered by the occupant and turned in for destruction by law enforcement. — Police found nothing amiss when they performed a welfare ...

On the Calendar

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MON/19 BEAVER TOWNSHIP South Range school board, 7 p.m., high school auditorium. COLUMBIANA Open House for pre-school to grade four students, 4:30-6 p.m., Joshua Dixon School. LEETONIA Cards & Games, 2-5 p.m., Leetonia Community Public Library. LISBON 1-on-1 Computer and Smart ...

Getting ready for a new year

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Salem High School’s marching band has been busy preparing for upcoming performances as a new school year beckons. Shown above is Alexa Whitman practicing with her piccolo. Hannah McFarland is in her ninth year as band director. The band has 120 members. Salem’s football season opens Aug. ...

Highway Patrol

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— Ellana Bowersock, 17, of Minerva was cited at 7:49 a.m. Aug. 12 for a stop sign violation after a two-vehicle accident on U.S. Route 30 in West Township. — Peyton Adams, 25, of 116 Hawkins Lane in Columbiana was cited at 2:45 a.m. Aug. 10 on charges of OVI and failure to maintain ...