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Shivers retires, Kirkland next school chief
SALEM–The Salem school board Tuesday night approved a change at the top of the administration. The school board unanimously named current high school principal Sean Kirkland as the next superintendent of schools, replacing the retiring Dr. Joe Shivers. The board granted Kirkland a four-year contract
Ohio trooper passes away after complications with childbirth
ASHTABULA, Ohio – A trooper with the Ashtabula Patrol Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol has passed away following complications with childbirth, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol Retirees’ Association website.
Parks director touts improvements made by scouts
Visitors to Waterworth Memorial Park may notice a new gazebo and walking bridge and spruced up attractions near the duck pond, including a repainted Salem Express stagecoach and informational signs.
Ohio fourth-grader dies one day after flu diagnosis
MASON, Ohio (WTHR) - A fourth-grader in suburban Cincinnati died one day after she was diagnosed with both influenza and strep throat. According to WLWT-TV, Mason City Schools said Sable Gibson died Wednesday. Gibson was diagnosed Tuesday morning and went into cardiac arrest later in the afternoon.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine unveils details of gas tax hike on Cleveland radio show
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - On Wednesday, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine told WTAM 1100′s Mike Trivisonno that he will recommend raising the state’s gas tax by 18 cents per gallon. DeWine has argued the tax hike is essential in funding the construction required to maintain the state’s crumbling roads, highways an
Salem Health Board meeting postponed
SALEM — The Salem City Health Board meeting set for today has been postponed until 10 a.m. Thursday due to a lack of quorum due to illness. The location is the KSU City Center in the health board offices.
Warrant issued for Ohio man accused of beating wife after being caught engaging in sexual acts with dog
SOUTH EUCLID, OH (WOIO) - A warrant for domestic violence and sexual conduct with an animal has been issued for a man who allegedly hit his wife multiple times after he was caught engaging in sexual activity with a dog.
Republican Party backs Abruzzino in judge’s race
LISBON — Republican voters will have two people to choose from for County Municipal Court judge during the May 7 primary election, but it appears the local Republican GOP has already made their choice.
Ohio To Readjust Food Stamp Distribution Again This Month And Next
Last month, Ohio issued food stamp benefits for February to low income Ohioans. The idea was to get needy families the assistance up front so they wouldn’t go hungry due to the federal government shutdown. But now, families are finding it hard to stretch those dollars into March. So the state is mak
7 men from Butler County are on Ohio’s Death Row. Here’s what they did.
BUTLER COUNTY — Of the 137 Ohio prison inmates sentenced to death for convictions of aggravated murder, seven are connected to Butler County. On Tuesday, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said he is halting executions until the state devises a new lethal injection protocol that overcomes any court challenges. —
Huntington Bank reports $14K theft from ATM in Boardman
BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) - Police are investigating the theft of $14,000 from an ATM in Boardman. Tuesday, Huntington Bank's corporate security investigations office contacted the Boardman Police Department about the theft.
Salem council OKs seeking bids for utility work
SALEM — City council gave approval Tuesday for the seeking of bids and a contract for the Franklin Street water and sewer line replacement projects. Plans call for replacing the 4-inch water line with a 6-inch water line from South Broadway Avenue to South Lincoln Avenue at an estimated cost of $290
Ohio nail salon getting a lot of attention over its risque name
PERKINS TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - A new business owner in Perkins Township decided to get a little risque with the name of her nail salon. Dawn Moon tells Cleveland 19 she wants people to remember her salon and generate some business.
72-year-old New Franklin woman dies in Stark County weather-related crash
LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A weather-related crash in Stark County Wednesday morning resulted in the death of a New Franklin woman. The crash happened just before 10 a.m. on Portage Street, just east of Akron Road in Lawrence Township.
Oakland County residents pulled over in Ohio with marijuana edibles, Mason jars of THC Kool-Aid
TOLEDO, Ohio - Two Oakland County residents were arrested in Ohio on Saturday after state troopers pulled them over for speeding and found drugs in the car, police said. Natasha L. Graham, 35, of Waterford, and Don S. Spillers Jr., 37, of Pontiac, were inside a 2005 Scion XB that was pulled over aro
Sebring man in jail after alleged hammer attack
SEBRING, Ohio - Authorities say a Sebring man was arrested Sunday morning after allegedly hitting a man on the head with a hammer. According to a report, the victim told police that he was laying on the couch when twenty-six-year-old Grant Stuller "burst in the front door" of his home on S. 13th Str
Sausage sold across Northeast Ohio under recall because it wasn’t inspected
PARMA, Ohio – Jugo’s, Inc of Parma, Ohio is voluntarily recalling Balkan Syle Sausage that didn’t undergo a state inspection. The frozen raw sausage products were produced and packaged from June 1, 2018 through August 31, 2018.
Wintry weather brings some event cancellations
Wednesday's onslaught of winter weather has prompted some organizations to change or cancel events. Chestnut Ridge Church of God in Hubbard Wednesday Family Night activities. Church Hill United Methodist Church King's Kids club canceled.
Four hospitalized after three-vehicle Knox Twp. wreck
Four area residents, including an infant, were transported to area hospitals following a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of Ellett Road and U.S. Route 62 in Knox Township.
Leetonia Council accepts land donations for right of way
LEETONIA–Village Council Wednesday night accepted the donation of two parcels of land on Main Street that will give the utilities department more access to a right of way. Council accepted the donation of two parcels at 49 Main Street to the west of a drainage ditch running to Coal Alley near Ash St