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Teen confesses to threat

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HANOVERTON — A 13-year-old United Local student reportedly confessed to making Friday’s school threat and was taken to the Louis Tobin Attention Center on Monday. County Sheriff Ray Stone said Detective Steve Walker from his office returned to the school on Monday and further investigated ...

Rogenski gets 15 to life

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LISBON — Alicia Rogenski, the 30-year-old Wellsville area woman who pleaded guilty to the murder of Scottie Johnson, was sentenced on Monday morning to 15 years to life in prison. “This is a senseless killing,” said Assistant County Prosecutor John Gamble in making his recommendation to ...

Discussion of appeal leads to longer expulsion

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EAST LIVERPOOL — After nearly an hour behind closed doors to discuss a student-related appeal, the city board of education returned to add time to an expulsion that had already been imposed. The board met in executive session to discuss the student’s appeal of an expulsion as permitted by ...

Road officially closed

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EAST LIVERPOOL — A portion of Pennsylvania Avenue Extension in East End which was closed over the weekend due to a hillside slipping has now been closed indefinitely after the slide worsened considerably. Service-Safety Director Brian Allen ordered the portion of roadway closed Saturday ...

Residents breathe sigh of relief as rain subsides

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EAST LIVERPOOL — A switch in the weather pattern overnight Saturday caused city residents and officials to breathe a sigh of relief as anticipated flooding of the Ohio River did not materialize. Service-Safety Director Brian Allen said Sunday evening the rain experienced in the area was ...

Suspected electrical malfunction led to garage fire

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LISBON — A village garage sustained just minor damage Sunday from a fire that may have been caused by an electrical malfunction. The two-car structure at 9380 Steubenville Pike is owned by Beverly Yaggi, who also owns the house and a mobile home on the property. The house is currently not ...

Road shifts from hillside slippage

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EAST LIVERPOOL — A portion of Pennsylvania Avenue Extension was closed Saturday night by city street crews after a hillside slippage forced the roadway to move several feet. City Service-Safety Director Brian Allen said the slip occurred on Liverpool Township property but forced the road ...

Community, village improvement discussed at luncheon

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WELLSVILLE – Community involvement and ways to improve the village were among topics presented by the keynote speaker at Thursday’s Wellsville Area Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon. Held at the Riverside Roadhouse, the chamber welcomed Benjamin Kenny, a representative with the Ohio ...

Residents gives back through local food pantry

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NEWELL — With a need to help underprivileged families in the area, several churches and organizations gathered Friday to help those families that are less fortunate. Several organizations, churches, some local businesses and over four dozen volunteers took time to help families in need ...

City police department may experience a busy 2018

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EAST LIVERPOOL — The city fire department saw a decrease in calls during 2017 compared to the previous year, but Chief Bill Jones said if January is any indication, the department may be headed for a busy 2018. Addressing city council at its recent meeting, Jones offered his annual report ...