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‘Drive-Thru’ flu clinics

Salem Area Visiting Nurse Association will be hosting “Drive-Thru” flu clinics on Sept. 18, 2019, Sept. 25, 2019 and Oct, 2, 2019 from 1-3 p.m. Stop by our office at 718 E. Third Street in Salem and receive your vaccine without ever getting out of your car. The cost is $25. Our agency will ...

Superhero helmet

Morning Journal/J.D. Creer Six-year-old Xaven Barr of Washingtonville got a close-up look at a Salem Fire Department truck during Salem Second Saturday’s “Superhero Saturday” which attracted families and children — many in costume — to the downtown area.

County to rebid street projects

LISBON — Columbiana County commissioners last week rejected bids received for projects in Wellsville, Salem and Leetonia because the low bids in each case exceeded project estimates by more than is allowed. The rejected bids were for major street projects in Wellsville and Salem and for ...

No raises for EP teachers in new contract

EAST PALESTINE — Board members indicated the East Palestine teachers and staff have agreed to new one-year tentative contract, which the board voted to approve on Monday. Superintendent Chris Neifer said with the current financial situation at the school, the new contracts with East ...

Recorder only gets half requested fees

LISBON — Columbiana County Recorder Theresa Bosel will be allowed to collect only half of the recording fees she requested from county commissioners, who say her 2020 request failed to comply with state law. Commissioners on last week agreed that $4 can be earmarked for Bosel’s equipment ...

Online stormwater course provides insight into EL plight

A recent online class taken by East Liverpool’s safety-service director and his deputy turned out to be a real eyeopener, a city council committee learned Tuesday afternoon. Brian Allen recently completed an online American Stormwater Institute class with Rick Rudibaugh and relayed to the ...

SRMC lab awarded national accreditation

SALEM—The Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) Laboratory recently earned national recognition for quality and safety by maintaining its accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP). SRMC’s Laboratory was awarded the prestigious accreditation following an extensive ...

County Briefing

First Ladies in Columbiana America’s First Ladies at the Columbiana Public Library, 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18. Join us as we enjoy several members of the Salem Preservation Society in character as some of the First Ladies married to Presidents from Ohio. At least three First Ladies will ...

Mama Mia to open in Salem

Submitted photo Mama Mia opens Salem Community Theatre's 2019-2020 Season this weekend. Directed by Tessa Wells and Macey Stancato, and sponsored by Bob and Linda Sebo, it’s is coming to the Sept. 20-29. Performances include Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays for the 2 p.m ...

Stage Left players to open 27th season

Stage Left Players open their 27th season with Nell Benjamin’s comedy farce, “The Explorers Club” on Saturday, Sept.28th at 7 p.m. at the Trinity Playhouse, 234 E Lincoln Way in Lisbon. In 1879 London, acting president, Lucius (Paul Dahman of Cornersburg) throws the club in crisis when he ...