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Drugs, paraphernalia seized following Salem home search

SALEM — Repeated drug activity at an East Perry Street home prompted Salem Police Chief J.T. Panezott to request the owner evict the tenants following another drug raid Wednesday. “We’ve had numerous reports of drug activity there,” Panezott said. The address at 559 E. Perry St. was ...

Lookin’ on the Brightside

The Brightside Project welcomed Salem Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors for a ribbon-cutting at the non-profit’s new location, 483 E. Pershing St., the neon teal and orange building in downtown Salem. Pictured front from left, Chamber Executive Director Lori Jewell, Brightside Project ...

Lisbon school board welcomes exchange students

LISBON—Board of Education members along with Superintendent Joe Siefke welcomed international exchange students Lucas Barbosa from Brazil and Alexa Wichmann from Germany. Barbosa has enjoyed playing football and forming new friendships while Wichmann has enjoyed multiple academic ...

County Briefing

Fire Safety Week Southern Local Elementary students are gearing up for a special lesson during the upcoming Fire Safety Week. Crews from the Salineville, Franklin Township and Highlandtown volunteer fire departments will visit the school and talk to pupils Monday and Wednesday. School ...

55th Class Reunion

The Class of 1966 of Crestview High School celebrated their 55th Class Reunion on Sept. 11, 2021 at Ray Ward’s pavilion in New Waterford. Nineteen graduates along with 12 guests dined on a catered meal from Mission Barbecue in Boardman. Wil Fuhrman (Janice Cowell) and Vicki (Bable) Windram ...

Community Calendar

FRI/9-24 Columbiana Good As New Shop, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Methodist Church; everything $1 except blue tags East Palestine The Way Station/Kingdom Kloset, Presbyterian Church, 109 W. Rebecca St., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Eagles kitchen open 4-8 p.m.; beer batter cod fish specials, on a dish, $7, ...

County Briefing

Pastor welcomed Calvary Baptist Church, 1779 Depot Rd., Salem welcomes Pastor Justin Vance as the new pastor. He assumed duties upon the retirement of Pastor Roger Dulaney. The church extends an invitation to the community. Drive-thru banquet Doug and Brian Falk in memory of their ...

Oak Glen threat investigated

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va.— The Hancock County Sheriff’s office is looking into a reported threat earlier this week at Oak Glen High School. According to Sheriff Scott Gittings, he had little information to release now as the school’s Prevention Resource Officer is still conducting an ...

Burch to serve on Ohio Farm Bureau committee

COLUMBUS – Danielle Burch of Salem is serving on the 2021 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Policy Development Committee. The committee collects and organizes public policy recommendations from county Farm Bureaus and presents the final policy suggestions to be voted on by Ohio Farm Bureau’s ...

Appleseed pet contest

Jayce Carl, 7, of Leetonia, holds his Abyssinian guinea pig, Peanut Butter. Peanut Butter won the Most Unusual category. Carl was a two pet winner with Peanut Butter and a black kitten that showed up on his doorstep named Mr. Binx (not pictured).