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SAT/10-23 Alliance Children’s Halloween party, 2 p.m., Rodman Library; information at 330-821-2665, ext. 223 United Commercial Travelers Council #261, 4:30 p.m., Perkins Restaurant Columbiana Good As New Shop, Methodist Church, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., new fall items available Benjamin ...

Osteoporosis leads to weaker bones and increased fracture risk

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 ...

Voting opening today for Best of the Best Readers Choice Awards

It’s time to pick the winners for the Salem New’s 2021 Best of the Best Readers Choice Awards! The Salem News Best of the Best Readers Choice Awards are going strictly digital, with voting opening today and continuing through October 31 at salemnews.net/best. “We’re evolving with ...

Haywood trial: Jury hears testimony of victim’s young son

LISBON — The 6-year-old son of Destiny Moody testified his daddy shot his mommy on Thursday in the Common Pleas court trial of Terrance Haywood, accused of murder in the fatal shooting of Moody two years ago in 2019. Haywood, 28, Chester Avenue, Wellsville, is charged with murder, aggravated ...

BWD awards Old Fredericktown Road extension bid

WELLSVILLE — Frederick Heights residents may see water in their very near future. During a brief meeting Thursday morning, Buckeye Water District’s board of trustees unanimously awarded the bid for phase 2B of the Old Fredericktown Road water line extension. According to the resolution ...

Salem looks to increase water rates

SALEM — Increases to both the minimum water bill and water usage rate are being recommended to the Salem Utilities Commission to meet daily operation costs, maintenance costs and required system upgrades both now and in the future. No decision has been made on the recommendation, but ...

Halfway there, Garfield outdoor learning center is work in progress

WELLSVILLE — Since kicking off its fundraising effort this summer, work continues on the outdoor learning center across from Garfield Elementary School. District employees were just finishing up on getting a frame up for the pavilion, which will include picnic tables and four raised bed ...

Community Calendar

FRI/10-22 Boardman DARE Singles Group, Card night at Perkins Restaurant in Boardman, 5 p.m. For information: 330-729-0127. Columbiana Good As New Shop, Methodist Church, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., new fall items available East Liverpool “The Nightmare at Stagecoach Hollow,” 7 to 11 p.m., ...

County Briefing

ODOT news Beginning Monday, the state Route 7 south/ state Route 39 west ramp from U.S. Route 30 east will close for 45 days. The detour is to continue east on U.S. 30 to Jackson Street, Jackson Street to U.S. 30 west, U.S. 30 west to the state Route 7 south/state Route 39 west ramp. The ...

Four vie for three seats on EP council

EAST PALESTINE — Four residents are running for three seats on village council this upcoming election. Incumbent Douglas Simpson is being challenged by Thomas Anthony Povenski Jr., Donald Elzer and Jessica Rocco. Povenski is 42 years old, has held employment as an electrical contractor ...