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Wheeling Island Casino finds partner for sports betting launch

WHEELING, W.Va. — A new partnership has been formed to develop technology for Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack’s launch this fall of sports betting. Officials of Delaware North, the casino’s owner, said Wednesday it has partnered with Miomni Gaming to provide turnkey retail and ...

DISPENSARY CONSTRUCTION

Construction workers with Cowan Masonry and Mike Pusateri Excavating continued work Wednesday on the construction and expansion of a building along Dresden Avenue in East Liverpool which will serve as the site of a medical marijuana dispensary through FarmaceuticalRX, LLC, which obtained one of ...

Mayor envisions Devon’s Dimond as ‘green space

EAST LIVERPOOL — A $500,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources being sought by Mayor Ryan Stovall would be put toward turning Devon’s Diamond and Market Street into a downtown green space. Council’s recreation committee, chaired by Councilman Ernest Peachey, met prior ...

Council to form financial committee

CHESTER, W.Va. — Councilman Tom Paisley met some opposition with members of council after making a motion to form a financial committee within city council in order for financial statements to be sent out by the end of the year. “We form a committee to look into getting into the cities ...

Suspected Jeep in fatal hit-and-run found

LISBON — The highway patrol is in possession of a vehicle possibly involved in the Tuesday morning hit-and-run that killed a man near Franklin Square. Lt. Less Brode of the Lisbon patrol post confirmed Wednesday the suspected Jeep involved in the death of Nicholas Crookston, 30, is now in ...

‘Fear Forest’ opens tonight

CALCUTTA — The Beacon Association is continuing its annual fall tradition of scares and screams, but this year, it’ll be taking the action outdoors — into the woods. This year, the Beacon Association has partnered with Hidden Oaks Family Fun Center, located on Irish Ridge Road, to ...

Plans dropped to increase horsepower limit at Guilford Lake

LISBON — The state has dropped plans to increase the horsepower limit on Guilford Lake due to opposition. A press release issued Wednesday by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources stated it was no longer pursuing a proposed pilot program to lift the 9.9 horsepower restriction on ...

Report: Traffic crashes increased in September

CALCUTTA — While traffic crashes increased, police activity was down overall in the month of September, according to St. Clair Township Police Chief Brian McKenzie. During Tuesday’s trustees meeting, McKenzie presented the police department’s latest monthly activity, consisting of 204 ...

Color of the Month

A special dye was used Tuesday by East Liverpool Service-Safety Director Brian Allen (left) and Mayor Ryan Stovall (not shown) to tint the water in the fountain on Devon’s Diamond to observe October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The dye is used by the sewage department to locate leaks ...

Nuisance declared by trustees

CALCUTTA — St. Clair Township trustees are moving forward with the nuisance declaration of a home on Martha Street. Following recommendations made by the inspection from Glenmoor’s fire chief, trustees on Tuesday approved a resolution which declared 16211 Martha St. to be a nuisance ...