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Read Across America

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McKinley Elementary recently celebrated Read Across America/Dr. Seuss’ birthday with guest readers and literacy activities. Read Across America is not just being celebrated on one day but also during the entire month of March as students are having a Drop Everything and Read Week and the ...

Police Reports

Police News

County Sheriff — Thomas Lavogue, Lisbon Road, Leetonia, reported at 7:51 a.m. Thursday his neighbor’s Siberian husky came into his yard and killed three of his birds that morning. Lavogue reported the dog has been there numerous times and is a threat to chickens and birds. The ...

Pleas Court

Court News

New Cases City of East Palestine vs. Frank Yonker III, et al., $8,775 plus interest sought for alleged failure to pay municipal income taxes starting in 2012 and continuing through 2017. Discover Bank vs. Joseph McKarns, Lisbon, $28,152 plus interest sought for alleged debt ...

Salem names new principal

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SALEM — The school board approved new contracts for four administrators Monday, including Todd McLaughlin who was named the new high school principal effective Aug. 1. “I’m humbled and I’m honored,” McLaughlin said. The 1997 Salem High School graduate joined the district as junior ...

Grand Jury

Court News

LISBON — Ignacio Rios, 28, county jail, Lisbon, was served a secret indictment charged with possession of a deadly weapon while under detention for allegedly having a six and three-quarter inch brass rod sharpened to a point on Dec. 13, 2018, while incarcerated at the jail. The indictment was ...

Village looking at grants for water tower

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WASHINGTONVILLE — The village is hoping to find grants to cover the cost of repairing or replacing the High Street water tower. The 100,000-gallon tank was built in the 1950s and is aging and developing rust. Councilman Eric Sobek said he has been speaking with Howells and Baird Engineer ...

Municipal Court

Court News

LISBON — A March 25 preliminary hearing was set in county Municipal Court for Karina M. Beiler, 26, Central, S.C., charged with theft for allegedly taking Quentin Freed’s credit card and making $159 in charges on Sunday. Ronald A. Mayhew, 33, New Cumberland, W.Va., was bound over to the ...

Salineville officials look to make banking easier

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SALINEVILLE — The village administration continues to look at ways to make banking easier for the fiscal officer and sewer clerk. With the closure of Huntington Bank in town, Fiscal Officer Donna Rudder has been depositing the money in the Huntington Bank in other towns, but on Monday she ...

Leetonia school board approves tax abatement

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LEETONIA — The Leetonia school board Tuesday night approved a tax abatement to another local business that is expanding. The board approved a 15-year tax abatement for Haltec Corporation and Watershed Realty Holdings LLC as a part of an enterprise zone agreement after the company announced ...

Jobs for those with disabilities focus of appreciation dinner

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LISBON — Continuing its focus on finding jobs in the community for those with developmental disabilities, the Columbiana County Board of Developmental Disabilities is to host its second annual Employment Appreciation Dinner, announced Bill Devon, CCBDD superintendent. Presentations and ...