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Washingtonville ponders next step after levy losses

Local News

WASHINGTONVILLE — As of now, all three levies Washingtonville village council sought on the Nov. 5 ballot have failed, and village officials are at a loss for what to do next. Council asked voters to approve three 2.5-mill, five year levies — one each for general operations, road ...

Vehicle vandalism, theft investigated in Salem

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SALEM — Salem police were investigating several cases of vehicle vandalism and theft Monday morning, with windows broken out of several vehicles in the area of Southeast Boulevard, Merle Road and Jefferson Avenue. The first call came at 7:17 a.m. Monday when a woman in the 1500 block of ...

As RITA moves forward, two speak out against proposal

Local News

SALEM — City council continued to move forward Tuesday on legislation for the Regional Income Tax Agency known as RITA, but also heard comments against the idea by both the current city treasurer and previous treasurer. With approval of the second reading came the addition of the words ...

Chester’s Festival of Trees will begin on Friday

Local News

CHESTER, W.Va. — Cozy Country Christmas is the theme for the third annual Festival of Trees. The fundraiser is planned by Chester Event Coordinator Susan Hineman is for the Chester special projects funds. The three day event will have over 40 craft vendors, a concession stand for food, a ...

Police

Police News

Egg vandals Leetonia police had to deal with a rash of vehicle vandalism Sunday morning after someone egged several vehicles across the village. Residents all morning reported the vandalism. An officer first responded to the 200 block of Elm Street at 8:29 a.m. where the resident reported ...

Pleas Court

Court News

New Cases Leonard S. Pieri, Salem, vs. American Bulk Commodities Inc., Youngstown, et al., workers’ compensation appeal sought. Susan and Shannon Broyles, Homeworth, vs. Jodi L. Burkhart, et al., excess of $25,000 sought for alleged injuries from a traffic crash on Dec. 21, 2017 on ...

Grand Jury

Court News

LISBON — Dakota Shain McCluskey, 27, Hill Top Road, Lisbon, was served a secret indictment charged with two counts of unlawful sexual contact with a minor. Between June 1, 2018 and Sept. 30, 2018, McCluskey allegedly was engaging in sexual conduct with a teenager, who was 13-years-old when ...

Municipal

Court News

LISBON — In county Municipal Court, Jack Lee Dunham, 58, Riffle Road, New Waterford, was bound over to the grand jury for charges of assault on a police officer, possessing criminal tools, resisting arrest, criminal damaging and persistent disorderly conduct for allegedly throwing a rock ...

ELO Court

Court News

EAST LIVERPOOL — In East Liverpool Municipal Court, Andrew M. Modany, Eighth Avenue, was fined $180 plus costs and given a 180-day license suspension for possession of marijuana and display of plates. Seath D. Snyder, Brighton Township, Pa., was fined $350 nd given a 180-day license ...

Todd murder suspect appears in court

Local News

LISBON — Kevin E. Kirby, the man accused in the murder of Melinda Todd in her Salem Township home in 2012, appeared in custody for a pretrial hearing before Common Pleas Court Judge Megan Bickerton on Monday afternoon. Kirby, 44, North Market Street, Lisbon, is charged with two counts of ...