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Family loans Hacker artwork to Wellsville library

Local News

WELLSVILLE — Just in time for the holidays, the O’Hara family presented the Wellsville Carnegie Public Library with a very special gift. According to Patrick O’Hara, the family, which also include his four siblings (Terry, Tim, Kathy and Becky), entrusted the family’s painting of ...

Police Log

Police & Courts

Lisbon After conducting a traffic stop in the Dunkin Donuts parking lot, a woman and her boyfriend said the boyfriend’s mom was trespassing in the woman’s driveway to pick up her son, who did not want to go with her at 12:36 a.m. Saturday. The woman was given a warning for not stopping at ...

Food for thought

School News

“We love our kids,” said Melissa Adams, food service director of Lisbon schools. Tuesday, Adams and her team along with other district staff loaded up buses full of food to distribute to families while students are on remote learning. Bags of food included five breakfasts and five lunches ...

Dr. McFadden granted Hospice Medical Director Certified

Community News

Dwight (DJ) McFadden MD, HMDC, was recently granted the Hospice Medical Director Certified credential by the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board. Dr. McFadden was recognized for his commitment to improving the quality of life by displaying professional competency in the hospice ...

Better City contract on back burner

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — Most of the legislation presented to city council’s finance committee saw unanimous approval and will be recommended Monday for council approval. However, one piece of legislation providing $40,000 in CARES Act money to an economic development consulting firm was tabled ...

Columbiana County Common Pleas

Police & Courts

LISBON — In Common Pleas Court, Harley D. Falkner, 27, Calcutta-Smith Ferry Road, East Liverpool, was sentenced to a year in prison for having weapons while under a disability. Falkner had a credit of 130 days in jail already served. On July 23, Falkner had a loaded Hi-Point .45 caliber ...

Area Briefing

Community News

Dinner will benefit Riley’s pantry A benefit drive-thru dinner will be held Sunday at the Salineville fire hall to benefit the food pantry at Riley’s Church. The breaded pork chop dinner will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or sold out). The cost is $8. People can order ahead that ...

31 small businesses receive more CARES aid

Local News

LISBON — County commissioners used the $146,844 in returned COVID-19 aid to help 31 more local small businesses. The money was among $587,537 in unspent federal CARES Act money, with $146,844 going to commissioners. The rest was distributed based on population to the 11 townships and nine ...

On the Calendar

Community News

DECEMBER 3 East Palestine Caring Hands food pantry, First Church of Christ, 9 a.m.-noon, empty trunks Lisbon Drive-thru food giveaway, Methodist Church, 10 a.m.-noon County budget commission, auditor’s conference room, 10 a.m. Wellsville BWD board, office, 2 p.m., special meeting ...

Hancock Bank Charitable Foundation distributes awards

Local News

The Hancock County Savings Bank Charitable Foundation Awards were distributed to the 2020 recipients individually this year in lieu of a group ceremony in an effort to adhere to Covid-19 guidelines. Catherine Ferrari, Bank President and CEO and Chairman of the Foundation Board of Directors ...