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State Highway Patrol

Police & Courts

Amy D. Coman, 55, Gahanna, and Cynthia A. Csonka, 62, Lisbon, were northbound on state Route 45 in Center Township at 2:29 p.m. Friday and Csonka stopped to turn left into a private drive and was struck from behind by Coman. Coman was cited for assured clear distance. Benjamin W. Rosenberger, ...

Lisbon Police Reports

Police & Courts

A representative from the local H & R Block reported Thursday they sent a $3,515 refund to the wrong customer and are trying to correct the mistake. For some reason the same bank routing number was listed on both of the clients’ paperwork. Police finally suggested having the man who ...

Volunteers committed to Earth Day cleanup

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — Saturday’s rain dampened turnout for East Liverpool’s annual city cleanup, but volunteers still appeared committed to improving their neighborhoods. The event was sponsored by Mayor Ryan Stovall and FRX Health, the city’s medical marijuana dispensary. Councilman ...

Land bank hit list goes up by seven

Local News

WELLSVILLE — Village Council did not have a majority of its member present to officially conduct business at this past week’s meeting, but those in attendance did learn another seven homes are scheduled to be torn down as part of the Columbiana County land bank’s demolition ...

Hancock County Schools finalizing 2019-20 calendar

Local News

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Board of Education is working to finalize its calendar for the 2019-2020 school year, with plans to approve a proposal during its next regular meeting. During a special meeting this week, Deputy Superintendent Dawn Petrovich presented the results of a ...

Minimal interest drawn toward closed group home

Local News

LISBON — The sale of the former Rogers Group Home for boys will likely be turned over to a realtor after only a single bid was submitted for half the estimated price. The only sealed bid received by county commissioners was from Baer Auctioneers in the amount of $135,000. The group home and ...

NORTH ELEMENTARY STEM CLUB

School News

North Elementary STEM Club recently completed their pilot program to offer S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and math) enrichment classes for the month of April 2019. For the STEM pilot, 45 North students were given the opportunity to choose between Snapology Superheroes (kindergarten ...

CELEBRATING 55 YEARS IN BUSINESS

Business

Millie’s Beauty Center in downtown East Liverpool celebrated 55 years in business this March. The salon first opened at 611 Broadway in 1964 before relocating to her current location at 504 Walnut St. Pictured (from left) are Marti Guisler, Manager; Millie Mazine Guisler, both from Midland, ...

30 years and more eggs to go

Local News

LISBON — Rain or shine, the Lisbon Lions Club has hosted its annual Easter egg hunt for more than three decades. According to Rod Seacrist, usually members prepare enough goodies for 300 children; however, there is little doubt that the weather did impact participation this year as some ...

Funding plan proposed for local schools

Local News

LISBON —All 12 local school districts could see an increase in state funding, some significantly so, under a new funding formula proposed by two state legislators. Southern Local would benefit the most, with state funding allocation increasing by an estimated $1.95 million in two years. ...