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GOC: Motorcycles, assisting children in need

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EAST LIVERPOOL —At first glance, one might think the Guardians of the Children are just another motorcycle club. Introduced to the East Liverpool area within the last year, the organization meets monthly with two agendas on their mind. Yes, riding their motorcycles is a big part of it; ...

WJU president has high hopes for new plan

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WHEELING — Wheeling Jesuit University President Michael Mihalyo Jr. hopes the scaled-back institution finds an academic niche and continues to be an economic driver in the community. Since assuming the school’s presidency eight months ago, Mihalyo has confronted serious challenges. Faced ...

Jobless rate falters two months in a row

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LISBON — Columbiana County’s unemployment rate dropped in March for the second consecutive month. The county’s jobless rate was 4.9 percent last month, down from 5.5 percent in February, according to figures released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The rate ...

Lawsuit moved to federal court

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LISBON — The lawsuit filed on behalf of the the former McKinley Elementary School student who was wrongly accused of making a bomb threat has been moved to federal district court in Cleveland. This was done after the law firm representing the Lisbon school district asked the case be ...

Noise complaint echos through township

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WELLSVILLE — More than a dozen Mick Road residents turned out in Yellow Creek Township to plead with trustees to quiet a problem property in their neighborhood. During the regular meeting Tuesday night, neighbors presented trustees with a petition of 21 signatures that they hoped could ...

East Liverpool police reports

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City police responded to shots fired at a bar located in the 1100 block of Pennsylvania Avenue shortly after 1 a.m. Friday. According to the report, a fight involving several unknown male subjects had broken out in the bathroom before continuing in a parking lot, where one subject was shot in ...

Lisbon police reports

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A police officer on patrol pulled over Michael A. Tuttle for a traffic stop on state Route 45 near O’Reilly Autoparts, which is just outside village limits, at 10:10 p.m. Sunday. After determining his front lights worked on his pickup truck but the tail lights did not, Tuttle returned to his ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

Police & Courts

Someone reported people riding ATVS on the roadway in the area of Mick Road, Yellow Creek Township, at 7:34 p.m. April 16. Rickey Ohanlon told deputies his children were riding the ATVs on his property, which is how it appeared to deputies also. Deputies spoke to a child and his father at an ...

Salineville Police Reports

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A Monroeville Heights woman called for help using her life alert on Monday. It was determined she had hit the button by accident while she was in the shower. At 3:15 p.m. Monday, police saw Isaac Lemasters driving a truck when he is known to be under suspension. Police attempted to stop him, ...

Lisbon fire calls

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Called to a motor vehicle in a ditch on state Route 517 at 2:45 p.m. Monday. Called to a motor vehicle flipped over on state Route 154 at 9:24 p.m. Monday. The accident was handled by the Ohio Highway Patrol.