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Salineville prepares to raise sewer rates

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SALINEVILLE — Salineville council took the next step toward increasing sewer rates this week by having first reading of an ordinance, which will see its final vote in early June. The new rates, if approved, will increase the price of the first 2,000 gallons to $27.50 in August 2019, $28.75 ...

Marriage Licenses

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Jacob Johann Zets, 21, Berlin Center, A & P Mechanic, and Mackenzie Rae Erb, 19, Beloit, pre-school teacher. Brian K. Shannon, 49, New Waterford, labor, and Tina M. Moore, 48, New Waterford, nurse aid. Joshua D. Bell, 19, of Salem, truck driver; and Courtney R. Myers, 19, of Hanoverton, ...

Lisbon seniors stand out

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LISBON — For the third consecutive year, a David Anderson High School senior has won a state scholarship for academic excellence and leadership that goes to only one student from every county. Katie Chludzinski is a 2019 recipient of the Franklin B. Walter Scholastic Award, named for ...

Open house set at new Southwoods facility

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BOARDMAN — Southwoods Health is hosting a community open house from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19 to celebrate the opening of its new Pain & Spine Center, located in the Southwoods Medical Building at 250 DeBartolo Place on the Southwoods campus in Boardman. An estimated 50 million ...

Glenn Miller Orchestra

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The Glenn Miller Orchestra is the most popular and sought after Big Band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. Following his untimely death on December ...

State of emergency declared on area roads

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NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County officials feel more needs to be done to maintain area roads, and the county commission took action Thursday in the hopes of getting the attention of individuals in Charleston in charge of the situation. During Thursday’s meeting, commissioners unanimously ...

EL man receives two-year sentence

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LISBON — A 69-year-old East Liverpool man was sentenced to a two-year prison term for sexual contact with a young child under the age of 13. Robert O. Birch, last known address Lincoln Street, East Liverpool, has been in the county jail for 199 days since an indictment was issued by the ...

EL safety-service director talks

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Although city Safety-Service Director Brian Allen was unable to address much regarding the recent whistleblower lawsuit that was filed, he did take the opportunity to explain if and when the city receives a violation what happens. Allen explained that each water and wastewater plant has a ...

Whistleblower suit stirs up reactions from officials

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EAST LIVERPOOL — “Blindsided,” one East Liverpool councilman defined his emotions after learning about allegations that a former city wastewater superintendent was terminated after blowing the whistle on the city’s chronic wastewater violations. Brian Kerr admitted that he didn’t ...