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SOS Court up & running

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — Judge Melissa Byers-Emmerling announces that the East Liverpool Municipal Court’s Addiction Recovery Court, the Self-control + Oversight=Sobriety Court (SOS Court) pre-certified by the Ohio Supreme Court has been up and running since February 25, 2019. Judge ...

St. Clair Township Police Reports

Police & Courts

Dawn Stull, 46, of East Liverpool, was charged with petty theft and told a summons for court would be issued after police were called at 6:58 p.m. Thursday to Walmart on Dresden Avenue for a shoplifting incident. The loss prevention officer said he witnessed the woman fail to scan items at the ...

FIELD DAY FUN

School News

Southern Local Elementary students took to the football field for Field Day activities as they wound down the school year and various grades conducted their own events each day, including races and softball throws. Pictured, from left, are preschoolers Kolson Boston, Christian Johnson, ...

Area families recall summers with Belarusian kids

Community News

Colleen McCoy of East Liverpool, a retired teacher, never had children of her own, but for a decade starting in 1998, she was a summertime host mother to Belarusian daughters. Yulia, who spent seven summers with McCoy and her husband, George Sfakis, was 10 when she first came to the United ...

BWD awards contract for waterline extension project

Local News

WELLSVILLE —The first phase of the Old Fredericktown Road waterline extension project could get underway by August. The BWD on Friday awarded the contract for the project to Yarian Brothers New Waterford for $850,000. The company’s bid was the lowest of the five received. BWD Director ...

East Liverpool Police Reports

Police & Courts

Todd Hawthorne, 36, of Avondale Street, was charged with domestic violence after police were called to a residence at 2:56 p.m. Friday where multiple witnesses allegedly saw him grab his live-in girlfriend by the throat and throw her across the porch. Midnight shift had been called to the house ...

Locals recount visits to their ‘kids’ in Belarus

Community News

“You can almost hear yourself breathe,” Heather Johnson of Beloit said of the dead zone surrounding Chernobyl, which she visited as a teenager. She said the area was void of all plant and animal life, and trees were split in half. Johnson was 13 when she first traveled to Belarus, a ...

State honors two educators for job training program

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — Recently the State of Ohio honored two local educators for their efforts on behalf of area students. Dr. Andy Tommelleo from State Support Team came earlier this week to East Liverpool High School, where he recognized Geoff Harding and Arlene Angeloff as Franklin B. Walter ...

Geer named Leo of the Month

School News

EAST LIVERPOOL — The Beaver Local Leo Club has chosen Faith Geer, senior, as their Leo of the Month for April. She has volunteered in the following clubs’ programs: Calcutta Health Care nursing home visitations, Kindergarten Book Fair, Red Kettle campaign with the Salvation Army, Calcutta ...

LaCroft Elementary Honor Roll

School News

First Grade: Myah Boso,*Mya Brookes, A’Davion Browning, *Christian Cosme, *Ariana Crouch, *Chace Deshler, Alexander Garcia, *Isaac Hall, Irelyn Hill, *Jennavieve Johnston, Landon Jones, Natalya Joy, *Adrian Kendall, Joe Kindsvatter, , Paxton Lyons, Adell Masone, A.J. Margeson, *Ryker ...