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Perry resident questions trustee’s attendance record

PERRY TWP. — A township resident raised an issue Monday with Trustee Don Rudibaugh’s attendance record, but Rudibaugh said there’s more to the job than just going to the meetings held twice a month. Rudibaugh spends time in Florida during the winter and, when asked, said he’s missed ...

Meals on Wheels to host spaghetti dinner

COLUMBIANA — Columbiana Area Meals on Wheels will host its annual Spaghetti Dinner and Basket Raffle on Saturday, April 13th beginning at 4 p.m. at Firestone Park pavilion #4. Take out or dine in available, adults $9, 12 and under $5. For advance ordering call 330-482-0366. Dinner will ...

Second annual Career Fair to be held today at Salem High School

SALEM — Area students in grades 7-12 and their parents have an opportunity to explore career possibilities by talking with actual businesses in the Salem area during the Second Annual Career Fair from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today in the Salem High School cafeteria. They can even get dinner for a ...

Kent State unveils new VR classroom

EAST LIVERPOOL — Kent State University’s East Liverpool officially unveiled a new virtual reality classroom, which will provide students and staff with technology that will greatly enhance learning experiences across several areas of study. Monday morning, officials viewed the new space ...

EP could put price on fields

EAST PALESTINE — The village may need to decide whether it wants to implement a fee for out-of-area organizations requesting use of the park for athletic tournaments. Council discussed the matter briefly on Monday after interim Manager Traci Thompson said a Little League organization in ...

Liverpool Twp. trustees appoint acting police chief, show off new equipment

LaCROFT —After a brief executive session for personnel, Liverpool Township trustees temporarily appointed a new acting police chief. Due to medical reasons, Police Chief Jayson Jackson is off temporarily, so Jarred Kineman will receive an extra $1 per hour for filling in as acting police ...

Stanley Miller awarded treatment plant contract

SALEM — The Salem Utilities Commission awarded the contract for the Salem wastewater treatment plant Phase 2 upgrade to Stanley Miller Construction for $5,285,870. The commission met in special session Monday morning to act on the recommendation by project engineer Burgess & Niple to ...

R.T. Vernal gets Salem street paving contract

SALEM — The contract for this year’s street paving project will go to R.T. Vernal, Mayor John Berlin said Monday. Berlin had just spoken to Jon Vollnogle, the Howells & Baird engineer handling the work, who said he had finished checking the bids and all the math was correct. R.T. ...

County Briefing

Drive by for a chicken dinner The Leetonia First United Methodist Church, 50 Lisbon St., will hold its monthly drive by chicken dinner from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, April 18. The meal includes mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffed chicken breast , green beans, and a brownie. To reserve a dinner, call ...

Pierogie Sale

Morning Journal/Kevin Howell The Leetonia St. Patrick Catholic Church annual pierogies sale is nearing an end, but there is still time to make a purchase. The church is offering the homemade pierogies through April 14, with pick up scheduled for 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays and after ...