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US Steel ends plans for $1.5B Pennsylvania plant upgrades

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pittsburgh-based United States Steel Corp. said Friday that it is canceling a $1.5 billion project to bring a state-of-the-art improvement to its Mon Valley Works operations in western Pennsylvania, saying the world has changed in the two years since it announced its ...

Salem man gets one year for sex offenses

YOUNGSTOWN — One of the men arrested last fall in a coordinated effort to arrest those attempting to have sex with minors was sentenced Friday to one year in prison. Jason Walker, 39, East Ninth Street, Salem, appeared at a hearing before Mahoning County Common Pleas Judge Anthony ...

Death of eaglet latest blow for backyard birds

NEW ORLEANS — Bald eagles that nest in a back yard near New Orleans have lost their chick. It’s the latest in years of troubles for the pair of federally protected birds. The first year, crows ate their eggs. Mottled brown youngsters had to be rescued and rehabilitated for two years ...

Pinwheels in park will raise awareness of aging afflictions

SALEM — Some locals want to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and dementia by filling the Centennial Park entrance island along Park Drive with colorful flower pinwheels. “The more people who donate, the prettier this will look,” Myers Family Insurance office manager Adam Roller ...

Real Estate

Butler Township Ronald D. Ferguson to Aqua Sky LLC, home on state Route 9; $286,000 Columbiana Suzanne L. Kloss to Max and Marian Gudat, home one North Elm Street; $190,000 David and Christina Yanssens to Charles and Daniel Cope, land on Parkview Drive; $16,750 East ...

Cold feet: warning signs and treatments

Thanks to breakthroughs in medicine and nutrition in recent years, we are living longer than ever before. But this increase in life expectancy also brings an increase in the number of diseases, injuries and impairments that affect older adults. With this in mind, we at the local Visiting Angels ...

Looking for the humor of it all in our lives

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Banana. Banana who? Knock, knock. Who’s there? Banana. Banana who? Knock, knock. Who’s there? Orange. Orange who? Orange you glad I didn’t say banana again? Humor. We all need it for a slew of reasons. We have talked before about ...

Bingo returns to Negley VFD

The Negley Volunteer Fire Department will be resuming its weekly bingo this coming week. Bingo is held at the fire station every Tuesday. Doors open at 6 p.m. with early bird games starting at 7:30. Refreshments are available. Masks are required. The fire department has been hosting bingo ...

SRMC vaccine clinics

Salem Regional Medical Center will be providing COVID-19 vaccines by appointment only at two area locations: the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine May 5 starting at 1 p.m. at the Columbiana Family Care Center, located at Firestone Farms TownCenter; and the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine May 6 ...

Community Calendar

SAT/5-1 Beloit West Branch Class of 1970, 10 a.m., Perkins Calcutta Beaver Creek Wildlife Center open, 1-5 p.m., Covid policies Butterfly garden program, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Beaver Creek Wildlife Center, register at beavercreekw@aol.com Columbiana Good as New Shop, Methodist ...