Local News

City seeks help to maintain playgrounds

EAST LIVERPOOL — Members of city council’s recreation committee are asking for the public’s help to maintain several playgrounds throughout the city, with community meetings set for 6-6:30 p.m. Tuesday to solicit that assistance. Chairman Ernest Peachey will meet with residents during ...

Additional work needed as part of Hibbetts Mill water line project

WELLSVILLE — Although the majority of the Hibbetts Mill water line project has been completed, some additional work is still needed performed by the project’s contractors. During Tuesday’s Buckeye Water District meeting, district manager Al DeAngelis discussed the water line extension ...

Overdose death case goes to grand jury

LISBON — Rubin L. Williams, a 37-year-old Youngstown area man charged with involuntary manslaughter in the 2016 overdose death of a Salem woman, was bound over to the Columbiana County grand jury following a preliminary hearing on Thursday. A charge of involuntary manslaughter for an ...

KSU PROJECT

Students from Kent State-East Liverpool’s occupational therapy assistant program donated their final projects to the students of North Elementary. The Kent students demonstrated the uses of the sensory boxes to the students in Mrs. Talbert’s first grade classroom. (Submitted photos)

City to receive funding for landslides

EAST LIVERPOOL — The city already has plans for any federal disaster assistance that comes its way. The city is among communities and agencies in 18 Ohio counties declared eligible for federal funding to help pay for flood damage, with landslides on Dresden Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue ...

Area communities to receive funding for flood damage

LISBON — Federal disaster assistance is on its way for Columbiana County communities that sustained damage caused by February’s heavy rains. President Trump on Tuesday issued a disaster declaration for 18 counties in eastern Ohio impacted by the flooding and landslides that resulted from ...

BOE approves graduates, school calendar

WELLSVILLE — With a little more than a month remaining in the school year, the Wellsville Board of Education approved its list of graduates and plans for next school year during Monday’s meeting. A total of 52 students are anticipated to make up Wellsville High School’s Class of 2018 as ...

BDD to layoff 13

LISBON — The Board of Developmental Disabilities on Wednesday approved the layoff of 13 employees as of May 25, 2018, the last day the CCBDD will operate the Adult Service and Support program for their older clients. Superintendent Bill Devon said the nine people currently attending the ...

BWD shows profit for March

WELLSVILLE — The month of March brought more earnings for the Buckeye Water District as the Finance Committee reviewed the March Treasurer’s Report on Wednesday. According to the report, the district collected $302,691.90 in revenues in March, while incurring $146,817.46 in expenses, ...

ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANUP

Heritage Thermal Service (HTS) provided an environmental service Wednesday for The Museum of Ceramics in East Liverpool when employees packed dozens of old fluorescent light tubes, along with lighting ballasts, computer monitors, desk copiers and printers for safe transport to a recycling ...