Local News

Wellsville chooses new high school principal

WELLSVILLE — The high school will have a new principal come this fall. The school board agreed at this week’s meeting to hire Coy Sudvary as high school principal starting Aug. 1 under a three-year contract that will pay him an initial annual salary of $87,000. Sudvary comes from the ...

Shut down

EAST LIVERPOOL — A medical clinic in the city was abruptly shut down after noon Thursday by state officials. According to two men at the scene who were carrying out a clear plastic tote of vials and medications from the office of Vern Orlang, MD, at 501 Jefferson St., they could provide no ...

Moving forward

CALCUTTA — With the help of the volunteers in the community, Columbiana County Memorial Park is looking less a jungle or more like a haven. On Thursday afternoon, as people were visiting the graves of their loved ones, others were cleaning up the mess that days of rain and months of ...

Expansion of Tri State Ford project OK’d

EAST LIVERPOOL — A possible bidding war for an East End property appeared to be stopped before steaming ahead. During Tuesday’s meeting of the East Liverpool Community Improvement Corporation, Thomas and Geraldine Mikes were in attendance from Youngstown Kenworth of Hubbard to follow up ...

Housing authority receives good news

EAST LIVERPOOL — For the third straight year, the United States Housing and Urban Development listed the Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority among its High Performers, board members learned Wednesday. During its monthly meeting, CMHA Executive Director Bernard Bennett explained the ...

‘STAMP OUT HUNGER’ FOOD DRIVE

The East Liverpool Postal Service collected 4,750 pounds of food donations for the 27th annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive. All food collected was then passed on to The Community Resource Center, F.I.S.H. of East Liverpool, and The Salvation Army. Pictured front (from left) John Dyce, ...

Drive 4 UR School

CALCUTTA — Tri State Ford on Saturday will host its annual Drive 4 UR School event at Beaver Local High School. Proceeds go to Beaver Local’s 2002 prom. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., people can test-drive a variety of Ford vehicles and for every test-drive taken, Ford Corporate will donate $20 ...

Plans for Lisbon buildings approved

LISBON — Five property owners in the downtown business district were given permission this week to proceed with plans to spruce up their buildings, including two women who intend to open a cafe on West Lincoln Way. Debbie Richards and Marcella Adams were before the village architectural ...

IT’S OFFICIAL

WELLSVILLE — While trucks and heavy equipment moved dirt and building supplies around the construction site around them, South Field Energy LLC on Wednesday held an official groundbreaking on the $1.3 billion project north of Wellsville. Collin Brown, manager and development at Advanced ...