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Leetonia to reopen section of High

Local News

LEETONIA— Village Council Wednesday night changed course and will now reopen a section of High Street that has been closed to traffic for nearly two years. Council unanimously agreed to open up the street at a cost of $6,038 for a new guardrail, which will be moved in several feet away from ...

Branch stays with post-Labor Day start

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BELOIT — West Branch Local Schools will start after Labor Day for at least another year. The school board Thursday night approved a school calendar for 2018-2019 with the first day for students scheduled Sept. 5, the Wednesday following Labor Day. The last day for students is June 5 with ...

Part-time workers in Salem could get raises

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SALEM — The Finance Committee of city council voted this week to recommend wage increases of 2.5 percent in each of the next three years for the city’s part-time employees. “They’ve been left behind,” Mayor John Berlin said. Berlin presented the committee with a chart showing the ...

Senator seeks review of medical pot program

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COLUMBUS — A state lawmaker moved Thursday to force a thorough review of Ohio’s medical marijuana program as questions rack up over its process for selecting grower applicants. Republican Sen. Bill Coley, of Cincinnati, proposed legislation that would require State Auditor Dave Yost to ...

Police

Police News

County Sheriff — A Carter Road mother reported Wednesday her daughter has been getting messages from someone she knows on Facebook and the parents don’t want him contacting her. —Jennifer Lynn Burrows, Pinewood Drive, New Waterford, reported at 8:20 p.m. Wednesday her ex-boyfriend, ...

Pleas Court

Court News

Docket Entries Chase Home Finance LLC vs. Gary L. Ridgley Sr., et al., foreclosure dismissed. Bayview Loan Servicing vs. Kelly A. Baker, et al., foreclosure ordered for property on Walnut Ridge Road, Salineville. County Treasurer vs. Arthur K. Barnes II, et al., foreclosure ordered for ...

Court News

Court News

LISBON — Matthew R. Young, 21, Lisbon Street, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to two counts of possession of drugs with a forfeiture specification. Young had cocaine on both March 27, 2015 and Dec. 12, 2014, when he also had $1,282 believed for use in a ...

Grand Jury

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LISBON — Gage A. Davis, 22, Mt. Vernon, was served a secret indictment for a possession of drugs charge. Davis allegedly had less than five grams of cocaine on July 3, 2017. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in January. Richard H. Stoddard III, 48, Lincoln Avenue, East ...

County Municipal

Court News

LISBON — Gabriel J. Rocchio, 35, New Cumberland, W.Va., was sentenced in Columbiana County Municipal Court to 20 days in jail, fined $1,075, had his license suspended for a year and required 30 hours community service for OVI first offense, no license, possession of drug abuse instruments ...

ELO Court

Court News

EAST LIVERPOOL — In Municipal Court Thursday, Richard W. Atkins, 43, Duke Vodrey Road, was fined $150 for driving under suspension and $100 for failure to control, with a charge of expired temporary tag dismissed. Charged as a fugitive from justice, he waived his right to an extradition ...