Local News

Funding fight finished for now

LISBON — The Columbiana County Veterans Services Commission’s legal victory over county commissioners has come to an end, with the commissioners agreeing to pay the VSC’s legal fees. A judgment entry filed Nov. 9 in county Common Pleas Court stated commissioners agreed to pay $2,565 to ...

Shooting suspect surrenders

EAST LIVERPOOL — The man suspected in a weekend shooting of a woman at the Woodland Hills housing complex is in custody, charged by city police with felonious assault. Deandre Dozier, 27, address not listed, turned himself in to Youngstown police in connection with the Sunday morning ...

County Briefing

Special Saturday for historians In conjunction with Small Business Saturday, the Salem Historical Society will have the gift and book shop open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday with many historical items available including newly added books, Lost Youngstown, The Ohio State Reformatory and ...

Thanksgiving dinners

∫ The Way Station will hold its annual community Thanksgiving dinner at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Grace Church, 140 S. Main St., Columbiana. Reservations are required at 330/482-5072. ∫ Salem’s annual Thanksgiving dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Memorial ...

FILE- This Aug. 14, 2017 photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Charles Manson. Authorities say Manson, cult leader and mastermind behind 1969 deaths of actress Sharon Tate and several others, died on Sunday, Nov. 19. He was 83. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP, File)

Manson used charm to turn kids into killers

LOS ANGELES — In summer 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages across America and rewrote the ...

GOP official quits, says not related to Senate misconduct

COLUMBUS — The chief of staff to Ohio Senate majority Republicans said Monday he will leave his post in a move unrelated to allegations of inappropriate conduct roiling the chamber. The seven-year Senate veteran, Jason Mauk, told The Associated Press his last day will be Dec. 1. GOP state ...

Modest growth seen for holiday sales

TOLEDO — Ahead of Black Friday and the December sales season, researchers are expecting a modest 2 percent increase in Ohio holiday retail spending compared with last year, according to an annual forecast released Monday. Retail spending over the holidays in Ohio is expected to grow by $481 ...

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SLP premiere

Stage Left Players will premiere “Christmas at Mamaw Jo’s Stop-n-Go!” at 7 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Trinity Playhouse. Tickets are $10 and will benefit the New Lisbon Presbyterian Church’s building fund. To purchase tickets call 424-5107. The cast (front, from left) Reagan Smith, Lisbon; ...

Washingtonville gives 2nd reading to income tax

WASHINGTONVILLE — During Mondays’ meeting, with more than a dozen guests attending, council heard a second reading on imposing a 1 percent income tax. It was approved with a 4-1 vote with one member abstaining. Councilwomen Peggy Frank and Becky Vignon, Councilman Al Vignon and Council ...

Salem school board gives thanks for levy passage

SALEM — Salem school board members issued a collective debt of gratitude Monday night to district voters, thanking the public for passing the permanent improvement renewal levy earlier this month. “It shows the public must have confidence in the direction the schools are going and how ...