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Columbiana County Sheriff

Police & Courts

Donna M. Kolthoff, 56, Bayard Road, Minerva, called Wednesday to say her neighbor parked a car on her property last summer and it is still there. She was told this a civil matter and if the car was on her property she could have it towed.

BDD superintendent receives contract extension

Local News

LISBON — Following a lengthy closed door meeting among the Columbiana County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCBDD) on Wednesday, the board approved contributing more toward Superintendent Bill Devon’s state retirement plan and extending his contract by eight months. Devon is set to ...

Lisbon Police Reports

Police & Courts

Bill Blocksom, East Lincoln Way, reported Tuesday a .22-caliber Stevens bolt-action and ammunition was taken from his Jeep while it was parked outside his home. Police were called to the county mental health center at 11:44 a.m. Wednesday to stand by while a client was transported to a local ...

HC Museum board member provides update on renovations

Local News

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Museum received some help this year as it gets ready for renovation work, and also discussed other events that took place this year during the Hancock County Commission meeting on Thursday. Museum board member Bob McNeil provided the commission with an ...

Hancock County Arrests

Police & Courts

Nov. 2 Kenneth Roger Harper, 27, Highland Avenue, Follansbee, W.Va., petit larceny (warrant), receiving or transferring stolen goods (warrant). Kara Lynn Galiano, 24, Putney Ridge Road, Colliers, W.Va., petit larceny (warrant), receiving or transferring stolen goods (warrant). Nov. ...

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BUSINESS OF THE MONTH

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Riverside Roadhouse, 565 Wells Ave., Wellsville has been selected as business of the month by the Wellsville Area Chamber of Commerce. Presenting the award at the monthly luncheon was assistant treasurer LaDawn Whitman, Mayor Nancy Murray, treasurer Connie Bauer, and Riverside employee Courtney ...

Townships question new fire contract with Lisbon

Local News

LISBON — Village council was prepared this week to act on a new fire contract between Lisbon and Center and Elkrun townships until it learned one of the townships wanted more time to review it. The new two-year agreement that takes effect Jan. 1 seeks to scrap the old way of charging for ...

Questions arise over rock-climbing

Local News

LISBON — A rock-climbing organization wants to swap out the pitons in the rock face of the old stone quarry in town, and seeking the village’s permission could inadvertently result in the area being declared off limits. Fiscal Officer Tracey Wonner reported at this week’s Village ...

St. Clair Avenue in East Liverpool was reopened Wednesday to traffic after completion of a project to remove a collapsing wall along this hillside. Drainage issues in that area were also repaired during the road closure. (Photo by Jo Ann Bobby-Gilbert)

St. Clair reopened

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — St. Clair Avenue reopened to traffic Wednesday after completion of a wall removal project, and Service-Safety Director Brian Allen said the cost may end up coming in under budget, which could mean good news for another project. Allen told the committee that, once all ...

St. Clair Township Police Reports

Police & Courts

Asked to remove someone from a home in the Echo Dell Mobile Home Park, officers spoke with Patricia DeFrancesco, who said her wife, Amanda L. DeFrancesco, 27, had pushed and punched her in the back. Officers said Patricia DeFrancesco had visible injuries. Amanda DeFrancesco reportedly admitted ...