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EL woman pleads guilty to stealing from employer

Police & Courts

WHEELING, W.Va. — An East Liverpool woman pleaded guilty in federal court here to stealing $176,000 from her employer in Hancock County, W.Va. According to the news release issued by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Danielle Varrati, 37, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud for ...

Out and About

Community News

WELLSVILLE — Free community dinner served 5-7 p.m. Friday at Living Well Church, 17th Street and Maple Avenue, Wellsville. Menu includes Italian sausage and pepper subs, antipasto salad and cakes. Home delivery available 4-5:30 p.m. to elderly and disabled in Wellsville area. Call ...

With St. Clair Township trustees (from left) James Sabatini, James Hall and Robert Swickard looking on, Det. Sgt. Brian McKenzie addressed the audience during Tuesday’s meeting at the Peter Metrovich Community Center, moments before he was sworn-in as the township’s newest police chief. (Photo by Steve Rappach)

McKenzie takes reins in St. Clair Township

Local News

CALCUTTA — With family, friends and fellow law enforcement officers present, St. Clair Township Det. Sgt. Brian McKenzie started the next chapter of his 27-year career in law enforcement during Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meeting as he was sworn-in as the township’s next police ...

Highway Patrol Reports

Police & Courts

Amy M. Mauck, 51, Alliance, was westbound on state Route 172 in Hanover Township at 6:26 p.m. Sunday on a motorcycle and went off the right side and was ejected. She was cited for failure to control. Cody Delano Canterberry, 22, Xenia, Ohio, as eastbound on U.S. in Hanover Township at 2:46 ...

Another audit reveals similar findings for Wellsville

Local News

WELLSVILLE — Less than a week after its 2014-15 audit was released with what some may term alarming results, the office of State Auditor Dave Yost has released a second audit on the village of Wellsville — this time focusing on 2016 and its financial matters leading to the village’s ...

St. Clair Township Reports

Police & Courts

Officers responded to Martha Street for a report of John C. Zoellers, 49, state Route 45, Lisbon, sitting in the driveway, stalking his soon-to-be ex-wife, who is staying with his daughter, Brooke Zoellers. Officers reported seeing Zoellers sitting in the vehicle in the driveway and said when ...

Victim of fatal truck accident identified

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — An 84-year-old man has been identified by Liverpool Township police as the victim of a fatal crash last Wednesday evening on Price Street. According to information released Tuesday by Chief Jayson Jackson, Demple L. Smith, Price Street, was killed when his pickup truck went ...

East Liverpool Reports

Police & Courts

Responding Monday afternoon to reports of a man down beside Berdine’s Bar on West Sixth Street, officers found Terry W. Vennum, 53, W. Sixth Street, lying in a doorway with his legs hanging out onto the sidewalk. His eyes were wide open, not reacting to light and a sternum rub did not awaken ...