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Drug Task Force has busy week

August 30, 2014 LISBON — The Columbiana County Drug Task Force was busy this week, serving search warrants at homes in East Liverpool, East Palestine, Center Township and Wellsville. more »»

County prepares for impact of smoking ban

August 30, 2014 One of the slick tourist brochures produced by Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort declares on its cover, “You Can Do It All!” To that message will have to be added the footnote, “Except smoke”—a... more »»

Health department studies West Nile virus

August 30, 2014 A mosquito found near Lawrenceville last week has tested positive for the West Nile virus, the Hancock County Health Department said. The mosquito was collected on Au. more »»

No speeding ticket worries for responding firefighters

August 30, 2014 ROGERS — Volunteer firefighters responding to a call will be exempt from being ticketed for speeding under the village’s new traffic camera syste. more »»

Tax deadline passes

August 30, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND—Note to those Hancock County residents who haven’t paid their personal property or real estate taxes for 2013: You’re now officially delinquent. more »»

Area Briefing

August 30, 2014 BL?BOE?special session CALCUTTA — The Beaver Local Board of Education will meet in special session at noon today in Room 2 of the high school, for the purpose of a work session and to enter into... more »»


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City officials work toward demolishing vacant buildings

August 29, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — The city of New Cumberland is ratcheting up its efforts to rid the town of derelict buildings, including several downtown. more »»

County employees receive raises

August 29, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County commissioners on Thursday gave raises to several employees in the tax office and the sheriff’s department. more »»

Former fiscal officer on house arrest

August 29, 2014 LISBON — A Kensington-area woman avoided prison and will instead be placed on house arrest for stealing $1,590 from Summitville while serving as village fiscal officer. Jennifer L. more »»

Delivery truck refrigeration raises health concerns

August 29, 2014 LISBON — A report of a delivery truck pulled over and found to have a malfunctioning refrigeration system on Wednesday led to some area businesses receiving visits or notifications from the... more »»

Funding doubles for land bank

August 28, 2014 LISBON — Columbiana County’s land bank is hoping to be able to acquire and demolish up to 100 residential properties in Salem, East Liverpool and Wellsville after learning it will receive twice as... more »»

Details of drug testing policy presented

August 28, 2014 SALINEVILLE — Details of Southern Local’s proposed drug testing policy were revealed in an informational meeting for the public hosted Wednesday night. more »»

State senator introduces charter school bills

August 28, 2014 LISBON — Columbiana County’s state senator has been making news lately by calling on the state legislature to reform Ohio’s charter schools system and requesting hearings on a gubernatorial... more »»

Trustees consider dropping employee health insurance

August 28, 2014 WELLSVILLE—With the rising cost of maintaining township roadways and employee healthcare insurance coverage, Yellow Creek Township trustees are concerned the township may soon be left with little... more »»

Area Briefing

August 28, 2014 Proposed landfill meeting WEST POINT — A meeting to discuss the proposed landfill in Madison Township will take place 6 p.m. today at West Point Church of the Nazarene. more »»

Water project to be fixed with help from casino money

August 28, 2014 LISBON — Columbiana County commissioners will use some of their state casino tax money to help the village of Leetonia with a water projec. more »»

No Smoking

August 27, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND—Despite emotional, last-minute pleas from Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort employees, the Hancock County health board on Monday unanimously approved an indoor, countywide smokin... more »»


ELHS Class of 1956 Men's Breakfast August 30, 2014

EAST LIVERPOOL — The ELHS Class of 1956 Men's Breakfast is 9 a.m. today at Adrian's Restaurant. more »

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