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BDD approves sale of property

LISBON - The Columbiana County Board of Developmental Disabilities voted on Wednesday to sell off some surplus property along state Route 45, which will allow a neighbor to expand the size of their lot. The strip being sold is 20 feet wide by 100 feet long, which Superintendent Bill Devin ...

BIRTHDAY WIN

Over the course of the volleyball season Kiki Perry and the Wellsville Tigers have celebrated a lot of wins. But Thursday’s Division IV sectional win over Columbiana was just a little more special when at the end of the match she received birthday flowers and balloons from her dad, Blaine. ...

Resident questions village on drug investigation

WELLSVILLE — The discovery of drugs in a village neighborhood, along with the reported failure to update the caller, has some residents concerned. During public comment at Tuesday’s Village Council meeting, Main Street resident Victor Pucci expressed his concern and dissatisfaction with ...

Haunted Trail set for Saturday

WELLSVILLE — Local non-profit organization “Eyes on Wellsville” will once again celebrate the Halloween season and restart its drive to help needy children in the area for Christmas with its annual Haunted Trail, which will take place this Saturday at Hammond Park. The trail, which ...

Men charged in EL shooting appear in court

EAST LIVERPOOL — Two brothers charged in connection with a downtown shooting over the weekend appeared in Municipal Court Thursday, where one was sentenced and the other bound over to a higher court. During a pretrial, William Frank Show, 31, 537 1st Street, pleaded no contest to the ...

BWD awaiting results of South Field studies

WELLSVILLE — Two key studies associated with the South Field Energy plant have been completed, and Buckeye Water District officials are awaiting the final results. During Thursday’s meeting with the BWD Board of Trustees, district manager Al DeAngelis reported two key matters have been ...

What happens if you win Mega Millions’ $970M jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Despite the terrible odds — one in 302.5 million for those keeping score at home — someone will eventually match all six numbers and win the Mega Millions jackpot, which now stands at $970 million. It could happen as soon as Friday night, when the next drawing is ...

Five-year forecast: ‘Outstanding’ financial shape for Lisbon schools

LISBON —The school district should be in outstanding financial shape for the foreseeable future. Treasurer Vickie Browning-Prowitt reported at this week’s school board meeting the recent five-year forecast shows the district’s record carryover balance increasing each of the next five ...

Busy Beaver announces plans to open in 2019

CALCUTTA — As Kmart begins the process of leaving its state Route 170 location, a new tenant already has plans for the building. The Review has learned that Busy Beaver — a home improvement chain based in the Pittsburgh-area with a nearby location in Salem, as well as a store in Weirton, ...

Officials: Owner of condemned home given a reprieve

EAST LIVERPOOL — The owner of a Kent Street home condemned by the city inspector was given a reprieve Wednesday by the board of health, rather than see him forced to live in his car. Kenneth Boso addressed the board during its monthly meeting, saying he recently purchased the house at 921 ...