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Fire chief: Diesel spill cleanup complete

Local News

WELLSVILLE — Containment and cleanup from last week’s diesel fuel spill at the Wellsville Intermodal Facility has been completed, according to Wellsville Fire Chief Barry Podwel. During Tuesday’s village council meeting, Podwel provided an update on the spill that happened at Anchor ...

Columbiana County Grand Jury

Police & Courts

Jamal Z. Williams, 40, Pittsburgh, was served a secret indictment charged with two counts of theft, three counts of passing bad checks and one count of attempted theft. On March 31, 2016, Williams allegedly took a Stihl cut off saw from Cope’s Farm Equipment, a Stihl BR 600 backpack ...

Out and About

Community News

NEW CUMBERLAND — New Cumberland Lions Club pulled pork carryout 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday in parking lot of Swaney Memorial Library. Cost is $5.50 for pork sandwich (add 25 cents for coleslaw topping) and $6 for smoked chicken halves. Both available as dinners with two side dishes (baked ...

City officer uses mouth shield to assist OD victim

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — A city police officer kept a suspected overdose victim breathing Monday afternoon until paramedics arrived and was able to revive the man with Narcan. Patrolman Rob Smith was working extra duty at the Heights Manor housing complex on North Shady Lane Drive when he saw a ...

Family & Friends

Community News

Tops 1957 WELLSVILLE — TOPS 1957 of Wellsville met Oct. 10, with leader Peggy Kiddey opening with pledges, roll call, and then Dee Davis led the group in prayer. TOPS best loser was Brenda Young, and she also wore the officers ribbon. Alice Eckstein won the calorie chart drawing and the ...

Video arraignment held for man accused in drive-by shooting

Local News

LISBON — The East Palestine man accused of a drive-by shooting that injured a Rogers man in the early hours of Monday made his initial appearance by video arraignment on Tuesday morning in Columbiana County Municipal Court before Judge Chris Amato. Joseph A. Reed, 23, East Main Street, East ...

State Highway Patrol / Lisbon Post

Police & Courts

Miranda Lynn Hoit, 36, Longs Church Road, East Liverpool, and Bryan M. Brown, 36, Globe Street, East Liverpool, were southbound on state Route 7 in Middleton Township at noon Sunday and Brown struck Hoit from behind. Brown was cited for assured clear distance. Eric Lee Elliott, 37, Creek ...

No evidence found in suspected smuggling at federal prison

Local News

ELKTON — Sheriff’s deputies were called to the federal prison here Tuesday morning when an attempted smuggling incident took place. The sheriff’s office was called at 8:25 a.m. after it was reported a group of people were attempting to smuggle contraband into the prison by throwing it ...

Township PD adds officer

Local News

CALCUTTA — Another officer has joined the ranks of the St. Clair Township Police Department. With family members and friends on hand, Justin Watkins was welcomed as the township’s newest full-time patrolman, sworn-in to his new duties at the conclusion of Tuesday’s meeting of the St. ...