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HONORING JASON

Local News

A line of fire trucks from several departments exit the freeway into Chester, W.Va., to honor Liverpool Township firefighter Jason L. Mitchell, 37, who succumbed April 21 after a two-year battle with cancer. Mitchell was also a tactical paramedic for Lifeteam EMS, a reserve sheriff’s deputy ...

East Liverpool Municipal

Police & Courts

In Municipal Court Tuesday, Calvin D. Michael, 36, Hookstown, Pa., was fined $30 for expired tags and $10 for a plate light violation. Carrie L. Brown, 33, state Route 170, Rogers, was fined $50 for speeding. Crystal Hoyt, 31, Harvey Avenue, was fined $40 for speeding. Ashley D. Buzzard, ...

Out and About

Community News

EAST LIVERPOOL — Free meal served noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at Catholic Charities Senior Center, East Fourth Street, East Liverpool. MIDLAND — Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center is hosting a 2017-18 Subscription Series Reveal event at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in its MainStage Theater, ...

Police officers attend Tuesday's meeting of city council's finance committee. (Photo by Jo Ann Bobby-Gilbert)

Council updated on police contract negotiations

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — With a delegation of police officers waiting in the audience, city council's finance committee on Tuesday received an update on contract negotiations. The update was given by Service-Safety Director Brian Allen in executive session, with no public comment made afterward. ...

Columbiana County Common Pleas

Police & Courts

New Cases Santander Bank vs. Brian L. Colian, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Beechwood Road, Salem. Huntington National Bank vs. Charles A. Morrow, et al., foreclosure sought for property on West Main Street, Washingtonville. Youngstown Pipe and Steel LLC vs. Boardman Steel, ...

Board discusses Riverview property in executive session

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — Citing confidentiality laws, the Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) board of trustees met behind closed doors Tuesday to discuss the sale of the former Riverview Florist property to a Texas-based company. Although this reporter had previously questioned the legality of ...

Columbiana County Municipal

Police & Courts

In Columbiana County Municipal Court Damin M. Hall, 24, Burrows Avenue, East Liverpool, was sentenced to 90 days in jail and fined $250 for criminal damaging for becoming upset with East Liverpool Municipal Court Judge Melissa Byers Emmerling on Monday, flipping over the podium in the video ...

Aides express concern over RIF

Local News

NEW CUMBERLAND — With budget cuts and transfers amongst personnel taking place, two county aides expressed concern over their positions during Monday’s Hancock County Board of Education meeting. Kathy Markowitz and Tracy Barnhart approached the board and expressed dissatisfaction over ...

Lisbon Police Reports

Police & Courts

Chris Brown, North Park Avenue, reported at 11 p.m. Friday he arrived home to find the door was open a crack, and then he discovered 20 DVDs were missing, along with a 32-inch smart TV. A clerk at Smith Oil reported there appeared to be a man passed out in a vehicle parked on the side of the ...

Pictured (from left) are Krista Wilkens (Paula's sister), Padraig Kirkwood (Paula's son), Szymanski, Shaun Kirkwood, and Kerilyn Wilkens (Paula's niece). (Submitted photo)

Szymanski awarded Paula Kirkwood Memorial scholarship

Community News

NEW MANCHESTER — Jaimee Szymanski was recently awarded the Paula Kirkwood Memorial Scholarship at the WV Speech and Hearing Association's annual Conference in Bridgeport, Ohio. The scholarship was established in honor of Paula Kirkwood, a speech pathologist, and her young son Ryne, both of ...