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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

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 ...

Another audit reveals similar findings for Wellsville

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 ...

Victim of fatal truck accident identified

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 ...

Committee addresses several concerns

EAST LIVERPOOL — After complaining during several meetings about a drainage issue at her home, an Oliver Street resident was promised Tuesday it will be addressed. Phyllis Conley has attended several city council meetings concerning water coming from the roadway into her driveway and has ...

Suspected overdose claims life of woman in East End home

EAST LIVERPOOL — An East Palestine woman was found dead of a suspected drug overdose in an East End home early Tuesday morning. Officers were dispatched at 1:34 a.m. to 1100 Ohio Avenue, the home of John W. Galloway, 50, for a reported overdose. There, Galloway led them to an upstairs ...

Victim of fatal truck accident identified

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 ...

Pa.-based health system hit by cyberattack

BEAVER, Pa. — A hospital and health care system based in western Pennsylvania, with two outlets in Calcutta, is dealing with a cyberattack, the same type of intrusion that hit a number of organizations around the world. Heritage Valley Health System spokeswoman Suzanne Sakson says it’s ...

Meeting Notices

TODAY 4 p.m., Chester Water, special meeting to discuss 2017 water sewer project and personnel issues, city building, Indiana Avenue Thursday, June 29 9 a.m., Southern Local Board of Education, special meeting to accept final and temporary appropriations and other needed business. ...