Area Briefing

Christmas on the Diamond time change

EAST LIVERPOOL — The startup time for Christmas on the Diamond has been changed from 11 a.m. Saturday to 3 p.m. that day, according to promoters of the event.

The festival will feature crafters, artisans, live music, food and activities until the annual Christmas parade gets under way at 6 p.m., to be followed by Light Up Night and more entertainment on Devon’s Diamond.

Vendors interested in signing up at $25 for an 8 by 10 space can go to

ODOT news

LISBON –The Ohio Department of Transportation, District 11, has scheduled the following maintenance work, this week, in Columbiana County:

* crack sealing, along state Route 11 from West Point to the Mahoning County line and along US30 from East Liverpool to West Point; guardrail repair along SR170 at Fredericktown; culvert repair along SR172 at Depot Road; and brush cutting and guardrail repairs at various locations.