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Nine candidates kept off ballot

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LISBON — Nine candidates across the county and one liquor permit option petition were found invalid and will not be on a full slate making up the November general election ballot. The county Board of Elections met Friday and voted the liquor permit option for the sale of beer at Pizza Hut ...

Grant to fund Lisbon program

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LISBON — The school district has been awarded a federal grant to start an after-school learning center for elementary school students that will focus on improving their math and science skills. Lisbon Superintendent Joseph Siefke announced at Thursday’s school board meeting they were one ...

Tribune Chronicle, Vindicator reach agreement

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WARREN — The Tribune Chronicle and The Vindicator have reached an agreement so current readers of The Vindicator will continue to receive a daily newspaper. A new Vindicator edition of the Tribune Chronicle will be launched Sept. 1 and delivered to all The Vindicator’s subscribers. Mark ...

Medical examiner says suicide

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NEW YORK — New York City’s medical examiner ruled Jeffrey Epstein’s death a suicide Friday, confirming after nearly a week of speculation that the financier hanged himself in his jail cell. Epstein, 66, was found dead in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City on ...

Salem to hire company to seek out water leak

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SALEM —The city of Salem Utilities Department is experiencing an increasing water loss, with plans to use the company Leak Seekers in an effort to determine the cause. Utilities Superintendent Don Weingart said Thursday during the city Utilities Commission meeting that utilities personnel ...

Two Branch candidates out

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YOUNGSTOWN — Two candidates for West Branch school board are off the November ballot. The Mahoning County Board of Elections this week removed Stacey Aldridge and Zach Martin from the November ballot. Aldridge, who led the community’s levy committee in May, was disqualified for failing ...

Plaudits all around in Hancock County

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NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — Praise was given to Hancock County’s first responders and 911 Center after Wednesday’s shooting incidents, during Thursday’s county commission meeting. “It is unfortunate that we had to experience this type of act last [Wednesday] night, but that’s exactly ...

Perry fiscal chief to finish out term

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SALEM — Perry Township Fiscal Officer Susan Johnston said earlier this week that she will finish out her term. The longtime Perry Township elected official chose not to seek re-election this fall. Nothing was said during the meeting when trustees met Monday about the fact that she didn’t ...

POLICE

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County Sheriff — A man reported at 6:36 p.m. Thursday someone vandalized his truck while parked near his home on Lisbon Street, Hanoverton, stripping the bolts off the starter. — A Depot Road man reported at 8:33 p.m. Thursday another man has his lawn tractor. Deputies spoke to the ...