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CAA lands $300K grant for dental program

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LISBON — A first-of-its-kind grant focusing on oral health infrastructure has been awarded to the Community Action Agency of Columbiana County’s (CAACC) dental program, and officials are excited about the opportunities the grant funding brings. Funded by the Health Resources and Services ...

Halloween

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Following are Halloween activities around the area. Events are trick or treat unless noted. Beaver Township: Oct. 31, 5-7 p.m. Butler Township: Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m. Calcutta: Oct. 26, parade for kids, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Giant Eagle. Canfield: Oct. 31, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Canfield Township: ...

Family closes its Dairy Queen era in Salem

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SALEM — Young customers called her “Mrs. Dairy Queen.” Even now, nearly 64 years after Edith Miller and her late husband Howard took over ownership of the Salem ice cream stand, she said some people still recognize her from the DQ and call her that. So saying goodbye to the business ...

One of Salem’s iconic symbols to be preserved

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SALEM — The iconic Frostop mug dismantled this past week from its longtime perch on West State Street will live to spin again. At least that’s the plan through a partnership between owner Joe Miller and his family and the Greenamyer family led by auto enthusiast Jim Greenamyer. Miller ...

Top driver

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West Branch school bus driver Kimberly Fink placed third at the Ohio School Bus Road-E-O. She will advance to the Ohio School Bus Road-E-O State Competition, which will take place Oct. 26 in Grove City. The Ohio School Bus Road-E-O brings together school bus drivers from across Ohio to test ...

Police

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County Sheriff — Deputies responded to McCracken Road in Salem Township on Thursday for a verbal dispute. The complainant left before deputies arrived at the residency but said everything was fine during a phone call. — Deputies told the driver of a semi-truck they received a ...

Cold case arrest: Arrest in Melinda Todd slaying

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LISBON — Nearly seven years after Melinda Todd was beaten to death with an object in her Salem Township home, Kevin E. Kirby has been charged with aggravated murder in connection to it. Chief Assistant County Prosecutor John Gamble said the prosecutor’s office investigators teamed up with ...

Social Concern

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EAST PALESTINE— When Evelyn Stonemetz created the East Palestine Social Concern in 1966, she wanted to provide aid for those in need beyond just the holiday seasons. Over 50 years later, chairwoman Barb Lynch and the rest of the Social Concern board has stuck with the same game plan: ...

Big Oak dealer gets 10 years in prison

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LISBON — One of the major Operation Big Oak defendants, Antonio C. Fleming of Cleveland, was sentenced to serve a decade in prison on Friday in Common Pleas Court. Fleming, 34, also known as Yayo and Ya-O, was responsible for 1,208 of the known drug deals in Columbiana County, according to ...