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Boil advisory SALINEVILLE — The boil advisory in Salineville for anyone who had water interruption has been lifted. 2022 College Fair ROCHESTER, Pa. — All area high school students that are interested in applying to a collegiate music school after graduation, can attend the free 2022 ...

Salem Health and Wellness Fair set at KSU City Center

SALEM — The city health district will host its first Salem Community Health and Wellness Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the KSU City Center, 230 N. Lincoln Ave., featuring health screenings, vendors, educational opportunities and activities for all ages. “It’s going to be fun, ...

Salem deputy registrar gets more hours, pay

SALEM — After emerging from a lengthy executive session Wednesday, the Salem health board voted to increase the wage and hours for the deputy registrar/accreditation coordinator. “She wasn’t being compensated enough for the time spent on accreditation,” Mayor John Berlin said when ...

Police

County Sheriff — A Gavers Road resident reported at 1:17 a.m. Wednesday someone previously removed from the property was making threats against himself, others and property. The person was not located. — A protection order was issued against a Rose Avenue, Salem, man at 9:50 p.m. ...

Future Quaker

Future Salem baseball player Eli Fowler, 5, plays catch with the current Quakers, including catcher Darius Beck, before Wednesday’s Division II sectional championship win over Girard. Morning Journal/Ron Firth

Driver killed in St. Clair crash

ST. CLAIR TOWNSHIP — Troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol Lisbon Post are investigating a one-vehicle fatal crash. The crash occurred at approximately 6:23 p.m. Tuesday on state Route 170 near milepost 5. The vehicle was traveling southbound on state Route 170, traveled off of the left ...

Wellsville BOE puts hold on hiring of new treasurer

WELLSVILLE — The hiring of a new school treasurer was placed on hold after the current president of the Wellsville Education Association brought up accusations made by Dawn Welsch’s current employer at Sebring Schools about her job performance. A check of the Sebring School District’s ...

Commissioners OK property annexation

LISBON — An annexation of 29.5 acres off of Beechwood Drive was approved by Columbiana County Commissioners on Wednesday morning. No one attended the meeting to speak about the use of the property or need for the annexation, which was requested by Leo Hickey of LLN Holdings, LLC. The ...

Judge allows evidence in cold-case murder trial

YOUNGSTOWN — Mahoning County Common Pleas Judge Maureen Sweeney ruled that prosecutors can present evidence that Glenna J. White, 17, of Smith Township, woke up individuals in a home on Alden Avenue in Alliance late June 2, 2009, to tell them that Robert L. Moore had touched her ...

‘The Steel Tent Revival’

SALEM – Folks at Church at the Center in Salem would be the first to tell you that when they began drive-in-worship services to provide an opportunity for people to safely come together at the outset of the COVID Pandemic, they would never have guessed they would still be hosting a Sunday ...