Local News

Officials: Man’s death continues to be investigated

CALCUTTA — St. Clair Township police said Monday, the man whose body was found early Friday morning alongside East Liverpool Road had been involved in a car crash but that the cause of death is still being investigated. According to Sgt. Scott Mick, the victim was identified as Michael L. ...

Wellsville Schools continue safety push

WELLSVILLE — All three schools in the Wellsville Local School District will receive safety upgrades. The Wellsville Board of Education on Monday passed two resolutions, one of which includes a contract with Clearview Tinting to install 3M safety film in various strategic locations ...

East Liverpool officer, K-9 injured

EAST LIVERPOOL — The city’s newest K-9 officer and his canine partner were both injured Saturday while attempting to take into custody a suspect who was also injured during the arrest. Handler Chris Green suffered an injured finger while his canine partner Nero received unspecified ...

Salineville council signs off on road project

SALINEVILLE — Village council voted on Monday to sign off on the project with the Ohio Department of Transportation for the slip on Salineville Road West. While the village has had the funding in place for the project, there had been some concerns about manhole covers and the systems they ...

Area man rescued after arm trapped

CALCUTTA — Firefighters from Calcutta and Glenmoor responded Monday to a residence on Winston Drive for a man whose hand had become stuck while working on a vehicle. According to St. Clair Township Police Sgt. Scott Mick, the man was working on the engine when it fell onto his arm and hand, ...

Center trustees consider levy

LISBON — Center Township trustees are considering asking voters to approve a levy to help fund the part-time police department begun in 2014. Trustees are going to explore this option after being told at last week’s meeting by Fiscal Office Becky Tolson the remaining oil and gas lease ...

HANCOCK COUNTY OLD-TIME FAIR

Ten-year-old Josalyn Haught, left, and her 11-year-old sister, Jillian, studied the bees in the observation hive brought to the Hancock County Old-Time Fair Saturday by Susan and Joe Kovaleski of Buena Vista Honey Farm of Steubenville. (Photo by Warren Scott)

Roadwork continues in Madison Twp.

WEST POINT — Madison Township’s road crew continues its work on potholes and cleanup of trees following recent storms. In his report last Wednesday to trustees, road foreman Gary Mitchell announced the road crew is currently in the middle of hot patching various roads throughout the ...

County doctor’s license suspended

EAST PALESTINE — An East Palestine man’s medical license was suspended this week because of an affair he had with a co-worker while he worked for the Counseling Center between 2013 and 2015 that included writing her prescriptions for an antidepressant, antibiotics, birth control and other ...

CCBDD launches new training center

LISBON — Employees of schools, workshops and residential facilities who provide healthcare to individuals with disabilities must maintain certifications in medical skills such as first aid, CPR and dispensing medications. Many also are required to complete classes on medical skills such as ...