Patrolman Shawn Long sits back and waits for Gavin Campbell to make the first cut with the clippers as No-Shave November comes to an end. Long and other East Liverpool police officers grew beards for pledges during November to raise funds to help defray medical costs for Gavin, who has been undergoing treatments for cancer. He was recently declared cancer free. (Submitted photo)

Over $4K raised in ‘No-Shave November’

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — It isn’t every day you see city police officers looking hairy, since, other than mustaches, facial hair is prohibited. During the month of November, however, the rules were relaxed as officers participated in No-Shave November to raise money for a good cause. The idea ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

Police & Courts

Amber Ash, state Route 154, reported at 6 p.m. Friday someone she knows left her home with her 9 mm firearm. She said the gun was not stolen, she just wanted a report on file showing she did not have control of it anymore. Jakob Bell, Campbell Road, Hanover Township, reported at 4:56 p.m. ...



Community News

Kayln Salmen of East Liverpool brought her sons Nolan Curtis (left) and Hayden Harsh to the Lou Holtz/Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame on East Fifth Street in East Liverpool to sign up for the annual Christmas train giveaway and visit the hall’s miniature train display. The O-gauge Lionel ...

Police captain exam date set

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EAST LIVERPOOL — At the request of Service-Safety Director Brian Allen, the Civil Service Commission voted last week to schedule a competitive exam for police captain. Commission member Sherrie Curtis said, “I don’t think it will be possible to give the test until at least March, to ...



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Wellsville Veterans Memorial Council is selling tickets for its “A Wagon Full of Wonderful Surprises” fundraiser. Winner receives prizes valued at approximately $700. Prizes include gift cards, household items, tools and more from more than 20 businesses and organizations. Tickets are $5 ...

Summitville says no to medical marijuana

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SUMMMITVILLE — The village is not open for business when it comes to medical marijuana. Following a lengthy round of discussions, Summitville council decided to pass a law prohibiting the cultivation, processing or retail dispensing of medical marijuana in the village. The village is not ...

Pictured (from left): President Don Deemer presents award to Lion Joe Ghenne. (Submitted photo)

Ghenne receives centennial award

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NEW CUMBERLAND — President Don Deemer brought the meeting to order. Lion Don Greathouse offered the prayer and Lion Betsy Wells led the Pledge of Allegiance. The minutes were accepted as read and the treasurer’s report was placed on file. Lion Joe Ghenne received a centennial award ...

EL Christmas Parade winners

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EAST LIVERPOOL — Winners in the Christmas parade, held Dec. 2, have been announced by The Beacon Association, which sponsored the annual event. Taking best overall honors was a float entered by the East Liverpool High School Career-Tech Center, which also won the Mayor’s Choice Award. ...



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The Columbiana County Emergency Management Agency and the county Community Emergency Response Team installed 74 smoke detectors in 25 homes at no cost to the residents. They were assisted by the East Palestine and Salem fire departments. If you need one call the American Red Cross at ...



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Financial support to 11 charitable organizations was provided with a single $2,500 donation by Heritage Thermal Services to the United Way of Southern Columbiana County, with HTS President Chris Pherson (shown presenting the check to United Way executive Director Candy Bangor) saying, “The ...