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Pothole season arrives

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Morning Journal/Mary Ann Greier) Salem street crew workers Tony Maniscalco, left, and Mike Logan patch a pothole at West Pershing and Sharp streets Thursday afternoon.

Charges aqainst John Gamble in prosecutor race still up for trial

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LISBON — Last fall’s election may be long in the rearview mirror, but the four complicity charges against county prosecutor candidate John Gamble remain pending — those involving whether classified police officers legally participated in a photo with Gamble on the courthouse steps on ...

Leetonia moves to revise trash rules

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LEETONIA — Village Council this week approved the first readings of two ordinances regarding new trash collections rules. Council approved a new ordinance replacing the previous one that allows six company licenses, expands pickup hours to 3 a.m., increases companies’ insurance policies ...

Pandemic reduced calls to Salem fire department

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SALEM — The city fire department experienced the effect of the pandemic on calls last year, with total incidents down 10 percent overall, dropping from 2,209 in 2019 to 1,977 in 2020. The majority of incidents remained medical calls, but even those were down, decreasing from 1,458 in 2019 ...

Wellsville man apologizes for injuries in escape

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LISBON — A Wellsville area man who slipped out of a cruiser window and shoved a deputy in a bid to escape detention in October called his own actions “truly foolish” and “stupid” during a hearing Thursday before Common Pleas Court Judge Scott Washam. Kaleb J. Farnsworth, 26, 15th ...

Downtown EL fire still under investigation

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EAST LIVERPOOL — Sunday morning wasn’t the first time that city firefighters had responded to a fire call at a downtown city home, according to authorities. According to East Liverpool Fire Chief Bill Jones, firefighters previously had responded tohe residence at 764Woodlawn Ave., after ...

Board to search for permanent police chief for US capitol

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The board that oversees the U.S. Capitol Police is beginning a search for a permanent police chief, a person familiar with the matter said, as the fallout from the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol continues. Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman has faced scrutiny from Capitol Hill ...

Winona Ruritans hold father/son dinner

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WINONA — The Winona Ruritan Club celebrated its annual father/son/grandson/great-grandson dinner Feb. 23. President Rob Doyle Jr. called the meeting to order and led the singing of “America.” Vice President Homer Althouse gave an update on fellow member Rob Donaldson’s medical ...

COMMUNITY CORNER

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Banquet of Lisbon Today’s Banquet of Lisbon, to be held from 4:30 p.m. until the food is gone at the New Lisbon Presbyterian Church, will feature rigatoni and meatballs, green beans, salad, rolls and desert. Sponsored by the Dunlop family, the carry-out event is free and open to the ...