Local News

Board director gives resignation

LISBON — Columbiana County elections board director Adam Booth is leaving to take a job with a voting systems company. Booth, 38, officially advised the board on Wednesday he was leaving after 10 years to work as an accounts manager for Clear Ballot, a Boston-based company that manufactures ...

Car Barn improvement plans discussed

EAST LIVERPOOL — Saying the city’s Car Barn is in bad condition, Service-Safety Director Brian Allen told the streets committee he would like city council to consider exploring the possibility of passing bonds to replace it. The Car Barn was originally built to house trolley cars that ...

Snap benefits may be limited

LISBON — Columbiana County’s food stamp recipients will have received their February allocation by the time they read this story, but local officials are advising them to spend it wisely because this may be the last distribution for a while if the partial federal government shutdown ...

Two injured following crash

LISBON- Eva Sattler, 71, of East Palestine was transported by KLG Ambulance to St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Youngstown following a two vehicle crash on state Route 517 shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday. Her passenger, 19-year-old McKenna Sattler of East Palestine was taken to St. Elizabeth ...

State Highway Patrol

Whitney Fox, 26, of Youngstown, was cited for failure to stop an assured cleared distance for striking the rear of the vehicle stopped in front of her, which was driven by Christina M. Miller, 48, of Salem. This occurred at the railroad crossing on Cunningham Road in Perry Township at 8:50 a.m. ...

Foundation set for new city department

EAST LIVERPOOL — The first step was taken Monday night toward creating a new storm water utilities department as part of a mandate by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) designed to protect homes, property and the environment from flooding, erosion, pollutants and other problems ...

Input encouraged from residents on speed limit change

LACROFT — Residents in Liverpool Township are being encouraged by township trustees to weigh in on a plan to lower the speed limit on a number of streets from 55 mph to 25 mph. Trustees had been asked to consider lowering the speed limit on Broadview Circle, and police Chief Jayson Jackson ...

Drugs found in hotel room

LISBON — A phone call from an alert desk clerk at the Days Inn resulted in drugs being found in one of the motel rooms Monday morning. Police Chief Mike Abraham said the clerk called at 9:15 a.m. to say a man wandered out of a first-floor room with his pants down around his ankles and ...

No-tobacco policy updated by Beaver Local board

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local students who are caught vaping may be facing fines in juvenile court in the near future. On Monday, the board of education approved an update to its no-tobacco policy in the middle and high school student handbook, adding electronic cigarettes and other items used ...

Council marches on with plans

WELLSVILLE — The month of March looks to be a busy one for Wellsville as two projects have been planned, one involving roads and the other a continuation of demolition of dilapidated properties. During Tuesday’s Village Council meeting, Mayor Nancy Murray provided an update on the ...