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Lincoln Park to host MLK Day celebration

MIDLAND, Pa. — Presented by the Midland Women’s Civic Club and sponsored by Lincoln Learning Solutions, the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration will take place Jan. 15 in the MainStage Theater at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center in Midland. For more than a decade, this annual ...

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WELLSVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The Wellsville Area Chamber Of Commerce held its first board of Directors meeting of the new year Wednesday afternoon at the Wellsville Carnegie Public Library, which also includes the installation of its newest officers. Pictured are (from left) corresponding secretary Tracee Murphy, ...

Local police officer charged with DUI

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — An area police officer will face a charge of drunk driving stemming from a one-vehicle crash on Thanksgiving. According to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department, a summons to appear in Hancock County Magistrate Court has been issued to Randy L. Schneider, 27, ...

Federal Indictment Issued

LISBON — A federal indictment has been issued against Sebring Municipal Court Judge Diane Vettori-Caraballo, who has filled in both in Columbiana County Municipal Court and East Liverpool Municipal Court. The indictment alleges Vettori mishandled $96,200 in funds from the estates of her ...

Township trustees review end-of-year statistics, police activity

CALCUTTA — Police activity in St. Clair Township has been on par, while fire calls in Calcutta and Glenmoor were down from last year, according to end-of-the-year statistics provided at Tuesday’s St. Clair Township trustees meeting. Police Chief Brian McKenzie presented the police ...

City officer involved in crash

EAST LIVERPOOL — A city police officer forced by the state to go back to school was involved in an accident Monday while returning from class. Patrolman Tony Savina was southbound on state Route 11 in Mahoning County, returning from Youngstown State University, when he passed a ...

School board positions shift for the new year

CALCUTTA — A few changes were made to some assignments along with its president and vice-president positions as the Beaver Local Board of Education held its reorganizational meeting Monday. Held prior to its regular meeting, the board approved the nominations of Bill Croxall to return as ...

Big Oak: One indictment served, one motion filed

LISBON — One of the men accused of causing the overdose of an East Liverpool police officer was served an Operation Big Oak indictment, while another person from the Operation Big Oak indictment may have her charges dismissed. Cortez Collins, 25, of Cleveland, was served a secret ...

BOE approves free hot lunches for school district

NEW CUMBERLAND — Starting next week, all students in the Hancock County school system will get to enjoy hot lunches for free. Met with a round of applause by those in attendance at the John D. Rockefeller IV Career Center, the Hancock County Board of Education unanimously approved the ...

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Columbiana county municipal judge resigns

LISBON —Columbiana County Municipal Court Judge Charles “Chris” Amato is stepping down after two years on the job. Amato announced Monday that an illness involving a family member will require he take off two to three months to help provide care. Rather than take a leave of absence, he ...