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Wreaths Across America arrive

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The wreaths for the Wreaths Across America event on Dec. 14 were escorted into town by the highway patrol Monday. Columbiana is participating in Wreaths Across America, a national program that places wreaths on the graves of veterans every December. This year’s event will take place at noon ...

Man resentenced in ’04 rape case, still gets life

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LISBON — A 59-year-old former Kensington man who has been serving a life sentence for the past 15 years at the Trumbull Correctional Institution, returned to Columbiana County Monday for a resentencing hearing. James M. Parks, who was found guilty of rape with force and age specification by ...

Leetonia awaiting return of income surveys

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LEETONIA — Village officials are asking residents to return the income surveys they should have received in the mail. Village Administrator Gary Phillips reported the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) has helped the village mail out 360 Low to Moderate Income (LMI) surveys. He ...

Volcano erupts off New Zealand

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WHAKATANE, New Zealand — Unstable conditions hampered rescue workers Tuesday from searching for at least eight people missing and feared dead after a volcano off the New Zealand coast erupted in a towering blast of ash and scalding steam while dozens of tourists explored its moon-like ...

SCPD toy drive

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The St. Clair Township Police Department held its fifth annual toy drive on Saturday. The department had members collecting toys in front of the Walmart and the Dollar General stores near state Route 267 and state Route 170. Toys will be brought to the East Liverpool Elks to hand out to area ...

Car rams into building, 3 killed

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COLUMBUS — A car that ran into a building, leaving three people dead and another person injured, was apparently traveling at a high rate of speed when it crashed, police in Ohio said Monday. Columbus police said the car failed to make a curve on an exit ramp of Interstate 71 and ran off ...

Customer accused in stabbing

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SANDUSKY — A customer is accused in the fatal stabbing of a restaurant employee outside the business after the two had argued earlier, police in Ohio said Monday. Perkins Township officers were called to a Golden Corral Sunday night on reports of a stabbing. Witness statements indicated ...

Medical condition causes pickup to crash into building

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SALEM — A Salem man was transported to a hospital after suffering an unknown medical condition Sunday afternoon while driving through a parking lot, with his pickup continuing across Sugartree Alley and hitting the back of a vacant building at 562 E. State St., damaging the gas meter and ...

Appeals court judge files for re-election

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YOUNGSTOWN — Judge Cheryl L. Waite of the Seventh District Court of Appeals has filed petitions with the Mahoning County Board of Elections seeking re-election. Waite is currently the presiding judge of the Seventh District. In her nearly 23 years on the bench, she has authored over 1400 ...

Salem street closed, concerns about building

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SALEM — Fire Chief Scott Mason ordered the closing of North Ellsworth Avenue between State Street and Second Street on Monday due to concerns over the stability of the EuroGyro building after being told “there’s definitely evidence of outward bowing now on the east wall.” That takes ...