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Wellsville man killed in crash

RAVENNA – WKBN First News reports a man from Wellsville was killed Wednesday in a three-vehicle crash in Ravenna, According to the Ohio State Highway Parol, the crash happened about 8:25 a.m. on Route 14 at Lake Rockwell Road. Troopers say a semi was stopped on Route 14 eastbound and ...

Chamber faces some backlash with GM award

LORDSTOWN — Giving General Motors an award for the impact it’s made in the community is “like a smack in the face” to the former workers and their families displaced when the automaker closed its Lordstown assembly plant, its former union leader said. “What about the thousands of ...

Salem councilman moving to housing director

SALEM — Councilman Sal Salvino said he’ll apply his private sector experience to his new public service position as the city’s full-time Director of Housing/Housing Inspector. “I think that’s very valuable,” he said, referring to the people skills he’s developed the past 16-plus ...

Salem Twp. trustees hold executive session for personnel

SALEM TOWNSHIP — The Board of Trustees held a special meeting Wednesday night to discuss personnel in executive session. Constable Dan Valentine was present for the closed-door session, with no action taken. The next meeting of the trustees is 7 p.m. Tuesday at the administration building ...

Lepper Library offering free at-home rapid Covid test kits

The State of Ohio has secured the purchase of at least 2 million at-home COVID-19 test kits that can be self-administered outside of a clinical setting. The new Abbott BinaxNOW Home Test can be provided to individuals for at-home use, and is packaged with a telehealth session to oversee test ...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

THU/3-4 Columbiana Drive-thru stuffed pepper dinner, St. Jude, 180 Seventh St., 4 p.m. to sold out, $8 East Palestine Eagles, roast beef, 4-8 p.m., $8, eat in or carryout, 886-0397 after 3:30 American Legion, nomination of officers, 3 p.m. Caring Hands food pantry, First Church of ...

New branch manager named at Premier Bank in Lisbon

YOUNGSTOWN – Heather Dornon has been promoted to branch manager of the Lisbon Premier Bank office. Dornon joined Premier Bank in 2012 as a universal banker at the Eastwood office where she was responsible for opening new accounts and originating consumer loans. In her new role, she will ...

Man’s bisexual past gnaws at woman’s sense of trust

DEAR ABBY: I am a 49-year-old woman who has been in a romantic relationship with a good, caring man for two years. We live together, and he shows me all the time how much he loves me. We have amazing chemistry and are very affectionate. We enjoy spending time together, especially ...

Mile Branch Grange to host final soup sale of the season

Mile Branch Grange, 495 Knox School Road, will hold its monthly drive-thru soup sale March 11. Soup must be preordered by noon March 10 with pick up from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost is $7 per quart and this month’s soups will be chicken noodle and chili. Call 330-821-8023 to reserve soup. Leave name, ...

WORLD BRIEFING

Federal judge extends stay on Ohio heartbeat abortion ban COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge extended a temporary stay on Ohio’s 2019 “heartbeat” abortion ban on Wednesday, saying he will delay a decision on whether to permanently block the law until two intertwined abortion cases ...