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Gift from Pearce Foundation provides body cameras for Salem police

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SALEM — New body cameras worn by Salem Police officers provide better video, better audio and ease of use, all for the protection of both the police and the public. That’s according to Chief J.T. Panezott and Detective Brad Davis, who talked about the new equipment while thanking Robert ...

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County Sheriff — A horse trailer was reported stolen from Pennsylvania and authorities there heard the suspect and the trailer were possibly at an East Liverpool Road, Madison Township address at 8:56 a.m. Wednesday. Deputies found the trailer along with many other pieces of equipment and ...

Work begins on Firestone’s Legacy Trail Loop

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COLUMBIANA — As the pool at Firestone Park closed recently, the Restoration and Beautification Committee’s Legacy Trail Loop project has commenced. After the completion of a lot of prep work, staking has been done, and protective barriers were put up to protect the growing tree roots. The ...

Halloween guidelines issued

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LISBON — With only 20 new coronavirus cases in the past week, Columbiana County went down to a level one, yellow, on the state’s public health advisory map, while at the same time Gov. Mike DeWine’s office issued guidance on which Halloween activities have the green light. “Some of ...

Sheriff to handle security at municipal court

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LISBON — The county sheriff’s office will take over the security duties at county municipal court starting Sept. 21. Sheriff Ray Stone confirmed he was asked by the judges and county Commissioner Mike Halleck to take over the security duties just like they did at the county courthouse 18 ...

Salem man robbed, assaulted after using ATM

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SALEM — Police are investigating a robbery and assault that took place late Thursday in the area of North Lundy Avenue and Sugartree Alley. Salem Police Detective Dave Talbert said the victim, a 41-year-old man, used the ATM at KeyBank at Second and Broadway and was walking home, traveling ...

Family thefts worth one year

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LISBON — A Leetonia woman will serve a year in prison for stealing more than $30,000 from family among other crimes she committed while addicted to drugs. Megan A. Detchon, 30, Waddell Street, Leetonia, had pleaded guilty in June to tampering with evidence, misuse of a credit card, drug ...

Four arrested in EP drug raid

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EAST PALESTINE — A Wednesday search of a home where suspected drug activity has been going on resulted in several arrests. The police department in conjunction with the County Drug Task Force used a search warrant obtained by the county prosecutor’s office to gain entry to 36 N. Walnut ...

Review: A breakthrough in ‘Broken Hearts Gallery’

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The 25-year-old Australian actress Geraldine Viswanathan, having already stolen movies left and right, more straightforwardly owns “Broken Hearts Gallery,” a glossy but spirited Gen-Y romantic comedy imbued with the wit and spunk of its young star. Viswanathan was a standout in the 2018 ...

‘Unpregnant” is a teen road movie with personality

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Films dealing with reproductive rights don’t often announce it in the title. But “ Unpregnant ” is not a by-the-numbers entry into this genre and it is not coy about its subject matter. Based on a novel by Jenni Hendricks and Ted Caplan, this film is very unambiguously about abortion and ...