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County unemployment dipped to a new level for October

Local News

LISBON — Columbiana County’s unemployment rate increased in October along with 83 of Ohio’s 88 counties. The county’s jobless rate increased from 4.6 percent in September to 4.8 percent last month, according to figures released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family ...

Action taken, relief in property taxes for landowners

Local News

SALINEVILLE — Southern Local landowners will see a slight decrease in their property taxes because of action taken at last week’s school board meeting. The board voted to decrease the amount collected on a bond issue, from 3.1 mills to 2.7 mills starting in 2019, with the 0.4 decrease ...

Parking issues addressed by council

Local News

WELLSVILLE — Three areas of the village where no parking is allowed were addressed during Tuesday’s Village Council meeting, along with a request to get those areas repainted. Speaking on behalf of the Streets, Lights and Parking Committee, councilman/committee chairman Keith Thorn ...

Officials: blocked crossing becomes a nuisance

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — City officials are hoping something can be done to keep trains from blocking the Putnam Street crossing after last week’s incidents that kept people from getting out of the Klondyke area of the East End. Mayor Ryan Stovall told council this week he and patrolman Rob Smith ...

Prosthetic leg readied for retired K-9 officer

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — City Patrolman Chad Tatgenhorst and his now-retired K-9 partner Ivo was in Virginia this week where the 7-year-old Belgian malinois was fitted for a prosthesis to replace the front leg he lost following a training accident. After breaking his elbow in September while water ...

East Liverpool Police Reports

Police & Courts

Police were called at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday to 1310 Perry Street for a report of a possible sexual assault. Officers arrived and spoke with Joshua Adams, who stated that Todd Birch had assaulted him. Birch left before officers arrived. Officers then spoke with Adams’ mother, Juanita Adams, who ...

Out & About

Community News

EAST LIVERPOOL — The Shared Blessings free community lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26 at St. John Lutheran Church on Hill Blvd. EAST LIVERPOOL — The Men’s Breakfast takes place 9 a.m. Saturday at Boyce Church. Rev. Doug George will be the speaker. EAST ...

Recount affirms victory for Davis

Local News

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — Nearly a week after a recount was requested on account of the razor-thin results from the Hancock County commissioner’s race, the outcome remained the same. On Wednesday, Democratic incumbent commissioner Jeff Davis was declared the winner over Republican ...

Racing to resume at Mountaineer

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CHESTER, W.Va. — A month after four employees fell ill with Legionnaires’ disease, racing at Mountaineer Race Track, Casino and Resort will resume this weekend. In a statement released Wednesday, Mountaineer officials announced the track reopen for races Sunday. The track’s clubhouse ...