Local News

Road shifts from hillside slippage

EAST LIVERPOOL — A portion of Pennsylvania Avenue Extension was closed Saturday night by city street crews after a hillside slippage forced the roadway to move several feet. City Service-Safety Director Brian Allen said the slip occurred on Liverpool Township property but forced the road ...

Community, village improvement discussed at luncheon

WELLSVILLE – Community involvement and ways to improve the village were among topics presented by the keynote speaker at Thursday’s Wellsville Area Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon. Held at the Riverside Roadhouse, the chamber welcomed Benjamin Kenny, a representative with the Ohio ...

Residents gives back through local food pantry

NEWELL — With a need to help underprivileged families in the area, several churches and organizations gathered Friday to help those families that are less fortunate. Several organizations, churches, some local businesses and over four dozen volunteers took time to help families in need ...

City police department may experience a busy 2018

EAST LIVERPOOL — The city fire department saw a decrease in calls during 2017 compared to the previous year, but Chief Bill Jones said if January is any indication, the department may be headed for a busy 2018. Addressing city council at its recent meeting, Jones offered his annual report ...

Police department receives donation

EAST LIVERPOOL — With a $1,000 donation from Family Care Ministries getting the ball rolling, a fund-raising campaign for a second K-9 unit has been started by the East Liverpool Police Department. Patrolman Chris Green will serve as the handler for the K-9 team, and he expects to be at ...

Policy approved by housing authority board

EAST LIVERPOOL — In an effort to prevent abuse of a long-time practice in their housing units, the Columbiana-Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) board this week approved a new policy regarding live-in aides. Executive Director Bernie Bennett said live-in aides have been permitted in ...

Mental health priorities discussed at CCESC

LISBON — With school shootings and violence on everyone’s minds this week, the Columbiana County Educational Service Center board talked about mental health priorities in the school. Superintendent Anna Marie Vaughn said the local schools and communities have all talked about the need for ...

United Local School receives social media threat

HANOVERTON — The same vague and generic social media threat that caused concern at Salem High School on Thursday brought Columbiana County sheriff’s deputies to the United Local school complex on Friday morning. Sheriff Ray Stone, Chief Deputy Kip Dowling, two detectives and two patrol ...

Salineville police Chief becomes village street commissioner

SALINEVILLE — Salineville Police Chief Matt Devlin will have another title for the near future — village streets commissioner. On the recommendation of Mayor Linda Adams, council voted 4-2 this past week to appoint Devlin to the position. Because he has never held the position, Devlin ...

Wellsville Alumni group seeking volunteers

WELLSVILLE — A local non-profit organization looking to serve the community and keep its alumni functioning is opening its doors to new members and volunteers who are interested in carrying on the village’s hometown pride and celebrations. The Wellsville Alumni Activities Committee — a ...