Local News

HC AuxComm participates in Amateur Radio Field Day

NEWELL—For the second year in a row the Hancock AuxComm team participated in the national Amateur Radio Field Day. They set up six radio antennas at Clarke Field in Newell during the 24 hour event running from 2 p.m. on June 21 to 2 p.m. on June 22. Field Day began in 1933 to show the ...

Village honors teens, parents for park clean up

WELLSVILLE — Wellsville Council honored a group of teenagers and their parents for cleaning up vandalism in the 18th street park. During last weeks regularly scheduled council meeting, certificates of appreciation and gift certificates were given to the group of 10 volunteers who assisted in ...

Madden posthumously named to Ohio Military Hall of Fame

WELLSVILLE — Ernest G. Madden of Wellsville was just 21 years old when he lost his life in Vietnam while serving as a fire team leader as his company advanced into enemy territory on May 12, 1967. Corporal Madden’s actions that day would posthumously earn him the Silver Star by then ...

Chester Lions Club to host Annual 4th of July Car Show

CHESTER — The “Annual Chester Lions Club 4th of July Car Show”, takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 4, at the Chester City Park. Motorcycles welcome. Registration is $5 per car or motorcycle and is from 10 a.m. to noon. There will be 36 awards including Best of Show. Dash ...

Residents can ‘Make The Connection’ with new shuttle service

The Community Action Agency of Columbiana County will test a new shuttle service out in the Calcutta-East Liverpool area for the remainder of 2019 as part of a pilot program starting July 1. Shari Green, the agency’s transportation director, said that the program has been in the works for ...

Mayor: Former resident looks to develop trailer park

SALINEVILLE — A developer has expressed interest in locating a trailer park in town. Mayor Linda Adams reported at last week’s Village Council meeting a former resident contacted her about putting a 30-unit trailer park in town, possibly on Wilson Street. The village lacks zoning, so any ...

POTTERY FESTIVAL CORN HOLE WINNERS

Pottery Festival Corn Hole winners (from left) Tom Kiger & Devon Kiger; Dicki Shilling & Kaz Zubay; Justin Brunner & Jack Smith. (Submitted photo)

Garfield Elementary ends summer camp with benefit lemonade stand

WELLSVILLE — Garfield Elementary finished up its annual summer camp on Friday with a lemonade stand benefiting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer. Students sold lemonade from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in front of the Garfield Elementary playground. “The kids love it,” said ...

Man wanted for attempted murder in Florida arrested in Steubenville

STEUBENVILLE — A man wanted on two attempted murder charges in connection with a December home invasion in Florida was arrested by City Police on Thursday riding on an all-terrain vehicle ripping up Beatty Park. Police were called shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday about ATVs in the park. ...

East Liverpool schools add curriculum director

EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool school district is hoping the addition of a curriculum director to their administration means a marked improvement in student performance. Board members voted Thursday afternoon during their regular meeting to appoint Julie Rowe, the former associate ...