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NCST, city’s new beginning focus of PBS documentary

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — A film crew from Western Reserve Public Media, WNEO/WEAOm a PBS affiliate, was in East Liverpool on Wednesday to gather footage of the New Castle School of Trades for an upcoming documentary on East Liverpool. The crew of Kelly Woodward and Jamie Jansen has been in East ...

FEMA assistance OK’d for county

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COLUMBUS — Gov. Mike DeWine announced Wednesday that FEMA has opened its public assistance program to the state and four counties — including Columbiana County — affected by the severe storms the last week of May. “Responding to the Memorial Day storms cost local governments millions ...

Board not sweating delays in nursing wing expansion

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LISBON — The rain early this summer has put a lot of things behind schedule and the nursing wing expansion building project at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center has not been an exception. Superintendent Chuck Adkins reported to the board on Tuesday that there have been ...

Jefferson County school clinics on chopping block

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STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County health department voted to eliminate clinics in three school districts because the department is spending $21,000 more than it is getting from the contracts. Nicole Balakos, health department commissioner, said there are contracts with Steubenville City, ...

Columbiana County Municipal

Police & Courts

A Sept. 3 pretrial was set in county Municipal Court for Darrel W. Lewis, 59, Teegarden Road, Hanoverton, charged with OVI first offense and marked lanes. Matthew Sharp, 38, Oak Street, Leetonia, was fined $100, credited with eight days served and sentenced to 112 days in jail for theft and ...

Columbiana County Common Pleas

Police & Courts

In Common Pleas Court, Michael A. Liggit, 28, North Market Street, Lisbon, stipulated to violating the terms of his community control for a conviction for trafficking in drugs from 2017. He has now been sentenced to six months at the Eastern Ohio Correction Center. New Cases Terri ...

Salineville Police Reports

Police & Courts

First responders went to a North Street home on Monday after a 98-year-old woman fell and was having chest pains. She also had a small cut to the back of her head due to the fall. North Star EMS arrived and transported her to the Salem Regional Medical Center.

Columbiana County Sheriff

Police & Courts

A woman living on U.S. 30, Center Township, reported at 10:48 a.m. Tuesday she and her boyfriend had an argument and now she was feeling depressed. She wanted to go talk to someone and a KLG ambulance was called to transport her to a local hospital.

Nuisance properties return to council

Local News

WELLSVILLE—During Tuesday’s meeting the council’s main focus was on managing nuisance properties. “There’s so many properties in town that really need attention,” Village Administration Jarrod Grimm said, “It’s a never ending process with letter after letter and knocking on ...

Bench trial postponed, set to resume in August

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EAST LIVERPOOL—The planned bench trial for an East Liverpool woman arrested after interfering with animal welfare employees trying to remove seven dogs and 21 cats from her condemned Russet Lane home, didn’t go forward as planned Tuesday morning in East Liverpool Municipal Court. ...