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Another GM supplier announces layoffs

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LORDSTOWN — A company that provides industrial services inside the General Motors plant is the latest to announce it will permanently lay off its workforce as a result of the GM facility being idled in March. Leadec Corp., which in part provides janitorial, mechanical and maintenances ...

State of the City: It’s all about the numbers

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SALEM — For residents interested in the State of the City, it’s all about the numbers. Mayor John Berlin presented plenty during his report this week, painting a picture of the activities keeping the street department busy and economic development moving on the city’s behalf. The ...

NW releases year end police report

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NEW WATERFORD — Village police saw an increase in the number of total calls while there was a decrease in the number of traffic citations in 2018 compared to 2017. There were 386 calls last year while there were 278 in 2017 for an increase of 108 in total, or a 28 percent increase, ...

No comments taken at public hearing on zoning change request

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EAST LIVERPOOL — No one attended to comment during a public hearing held Tuesday night by city council to address a zoning change request, and the matter will be voted on at a later date. Billy J. Pine had asked the city Planning Commission in November to consider changing property at 1340 ...

Salem Utilities Commission discusses money, contracts

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SALEM — Money monopolized the agenda at the Salem Utilities Commission meeting Thursday, with a $1.8 million contract awarded for the Snyder Road sewer line project and the bid phase started for the $5.3 million wastewater treatment plant Phase 2 upgrade. Uncollectable debts for water and ...

Warrior Wizards

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Chase Gee is a member of the Warrior Wizards, a team made up of West Branch sixth-graders that provided the halftime entertainment at the game against Columbiana on Tuesday.

Small town expert to bring big time ideas to Columbiana

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COLUMBIANA — An Iowa native with a passion for helping small towns thrive will spend four days immersing herself in Columbiana before sharing that experience — and her expertise — with the public. Deb Brown of SaveYour.Town consultants will first speak to the public during a Chamber ...

Alleged school threat probed

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WELLSVILLE — Village police and school officials are investigating reports that a student made comments Tuesday about blowing up the school. No incident took place. According to Superintendent Richard Bereschik, posts about the student’s comments began surfacing on social media, and he ...

Gift of land is the right of way to go for Leetonia

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LEETONIA — Village Council Wednesday night accepted the donation of two parcels of land on Main Street that will give the utilities department more access to a right of way. Council accepted the donation of two parcels at 49 Main Street to the west of a drainage ditch running to Coal Alley ...

County planning ahead on jail contract talks

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LISBON — With the contract with GEO, the company responsible for operating the county jail, scheduled to end after this year, county commissioners on Wednesday gave Chairman Mike Halleck permission to have the current contract evaluated. Halleck will have Peter Argeropulos, a consultant ...