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Joe Kelley, first director of Salem Memorial Building, to be named Spirit Award winner

July 8, 2014 The Salem High School Athletic Hall of Fame is honoring Joe Kelley from the Class of 1917 as its recipient of the 2014 Spirit of Salem Award. more »»

Officials aim to divert juveniles away from drugs

July 8, 2014 Authorities in the juvenile justice systems of Hancock County in West Virginia and Columbiana County in Ohio say that charging juveniles for heroin use or possession is somewhat rare. more »»

Agent: Heroin not just big-city issue

July 8, 2014 The Jefferson County Drug Task Force has seized 403 grams of heroin so far this year, an increase from the 265 grams that were seized for all of 2013. “It is all we investigate now. more »»

New court offers help to drug-addicted teens

July 8, 2014 WARREN — The recently established Trumbull County Juvenile Drug Court is one effort local leaders said they hope will aid in the battle against drug problems among area youth, including the... more »»

Washingtonville

July 8, 2014 WASHINGTONVILLE — Council approved hiring Boyd L. Boehm for the street department during Monday’s meeting. more »»

Commissioner: Following through on pledge on drilling-related safety

July 8, 2014 LISBON — Columbiana County Commissioner Tim Weigle said he has been following through on a campaign pledge made two years ago to help the county better prepare for potential problems resulting from... more »»

Salem Police cruiser involved in accident

July 7, 2014 The highway patrol is investigating a two-vehicle accident involving a Salem police cruiser at the intersection of Lincoln and State early Sunday afternoon No injuries were reported. more »»

Overdose deaths: A to Z, no age limit

July 7, 2014 Their names ranged from A as in Allie to Z as in Zachary. Their ages from 15 to 63. You may have known one of them. Perhaps a family member, neighbor or mere acquaintanc. more »»

Father recounts daughter’s recovery quest

July 7, 2014 There are so many Brenda Hamiltons of other names out there. They all have their stories and accompanying pains. Drugs are an equal opportunity destroyer. more »»

Signs of addiction: The spiral down

July 7, 2014 If the signs seem to be there, you might want to take a second look and explore the possibility that your loved one has a drug problem — possibly an opiate addiction. more »»

Police resort to taser on aggressive man wielding knife

July 7, 2014 SALEM — A man with a knife was tased by police when he refused to drop it early Sunday morning. Police arrested Eduardo Mateo of 647 Ohio Ave. more »»

Sons honoring late father with benefit to fight cancer

July 7, 2014 SALEM — A love of classic cars by a father lost to cancer has inspired a benefit to help others in their battle against the disease. Planned from 5 to 10 p.m. more »»

NY Times Mag unkind to our area

July 7, 2014 LISBON — Columbiana County ranked in the bottom 25 percent of the hardest places to live, according to a recent study in The New York Times Magazin. more »»

New Waterford trustees discuss service lines

July 7, 2014 FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP — During Thursday’s trustee meeting, Road Supervisor Mel Miller said Columbia Gas wanted to continue service lines on Beeson Mill Road to two properties. more »»

Commissioner: Following through on pledge on drilling-related safety

July 7, 2014 LISBON — Columbiana County Commissioner Tim Weigle said he has been following through on a campaign pledge made two years ago to help the county better prepare for potential problems resulting from... more »»

Coming July 9 – Get the news home delivered at the speed of light

July 6, 2014 Readers of the Salem News will have even more ways to enjoy the area's most comprehensive report of news and information when the newspaper launches its digital edition on July 9. more »»

Salem police cruiser struck in downtown intersection

July 6, 2014 The Ohio State Highway Patrol is on the scene of a two-vehicle accident occurring in downtown Salem shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday involving a city police cruiser. more »»

ADDICTED

July 6, 2014 Users have described it as a highly addictive drug that produces a surge of euphoria, or rush. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has defined its use as an “urgent public health crisis. more »»

Drug bust from tip to arrest

July 6, 2014 From Columbiana County Drug Task Force Director Brian McLaughlin: A drug bust from the time a tip reaches his offices until it reaches the courts could be a year, not the 30 minutes shown on a... more »»

First responders rely on Narcan

July 6, 2014 One of the more effective drugs used in the immediate treatment of a heroin overdose is Narcan. more »»

 
 

 

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