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Wellsville student earns $20K scholarship from Coca-Cola

WELLSVILLE — Ryan Miller, a senior at Wellsville High School and the son of David and Kari Miller of East Liverpool, has been recognized as one of the country’s most outstanding high school leaders by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation and has been awarded a $20,000 college scholarship. ...

Lisbon teachers get new contract

LISBON — Village teachers have a new three-year contract granting them a combined 7.5 percent in pay raises over the life of the agreement. As a result of action taken at Wednesday’s school board meeting,, the district’s 47 teachers will see pay raises of 3 percent the first year, 2.5 ...

Removal of trees approved by council

LISBON —A total of 10 trees at eight locations will be removed this year on the recommendation of the Shade Tree Commission. The list of the properties was approved at this week’s Village Council meeting based on the list submitted by STC, which decides what trees are cut down or trimmed ...

Township won’t be installing engine brake signs

WELLSVILLE — Road signs prohibiting engine braking will not be installed in Yellow Creek Township any time soon. Following a period of discussion, Yellow Creek Township trustess ultimately decided during Tuesday’s meeting not to vote on a resolution that would have requested the Ohio ...

Field trips, agreements approved by BOE

SALINEVILLE — As the school year begins to wrap up, Southern Local students will be involved in a lot of testing and a number of field trips. On Wednesday, the board approved three field trips all to the Pittsburgh area. The Art and Science Club will be spending time at the Pittsburgh ...

One bid received for Pleasant Heights station

EAST LIVERPOOL — Just one bid was received for the purchase of fire station No. 4, located on Lisbon Street in Pleasant Heights, and it was opened and reviewed during a meeting Wednesday morning of the Board of Control. The bid for $38,510 was submitted by David Albaneso of Wellsville, who ...

BOOK SIGNING

Daw Elementary welcomed storyteller Michael O’Malley to share folk tales with students and staff during the school day followed by an evening family engagement presentation for all students and their families. Mr. O’Malley entertained the students and families with several stories while ...

City not sure if it can afford full-time inspector

EAST LIVERPOOL — The issue of whether or not the city can afford a full-time housing inspector was discussed Tuesday by city council’s finance committee. Committee member Brian Kerr broached the subject, saying, “I thought it was going to come back to us, but it didn’t.” The ...

Fire chief granted permission to hire temporary employees

EAST LIVERPOOL — With the recent unexpected resignations of two city firefighters, Chief Bill Jones has been granted permission by the Civil Service Commission to hire two temporary employees for the fire department. Jones addressed the commission at its recent meeting, saying that the ...

Board recognizes two for Academic All-Ohio

CALCUTTA — Two members of the Beaver Local wrestling team were recognized as Academic All-Ohio honorees during Monday’s school board meeting. The state honors went to sophomore Cole McComas and junior Beau Smith. McComas was the state runner-up for the second year in a row in the ...