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Community News

Stepping things up at the East Liverpool Area Community & Learning Center

EAST LIVERPOOL — Two months ago COVID-19 forced the closing of the East Liverpool Area Community & Learning Center. Parties and programs had to be canceled at the Center and the doors were locked. Ohio and federal governments are gradually allowing the reopening of places under strict ...

Holgate graduates from Marshall University

Jillian Ashley Holgate, the daughter of Valerie Holgate of New Cumberland, W.Va. and John Holgate, of New York City, N.Y. and now one of the Daughters of Marshall, is a 2020 Marshall University Honors Graduate earning her Bachelor Of Science Degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. ...

Plant Your Coronavirus Garden

Hidey-ho, there, novice gardeners! It’s Memorial Day, danger of frost is past and it’s time to plant gardens in the Upper Ohio Valley. Mr. Brown Jeans is here to help you get started. Your dream is of a coronavirus garden providing your grateful, admiring family, friends and neighbors with ...

Wellsville Schools Kindergarten & Preschool registration procedures

WELLSVILLE — Garfield School is doing a pre-registration procedure. Please follow these steps to pre-register your kindergarten or preschool age student: 1. Go to “Garfield Elementary Wellsville Ohio” Facebook Page (please note you do not need to have Facebook to do this). 2. Scroll ...

2020 Chester American Legion scholarship recipients

CHESTER — Chester American Legion Post 121 is proud to announce the 2020 Scholarship recipients, Jaedyn Hissam and Caiden Adams. Jaedyn is the daughter of Brian and Tiffany Hissam and plans to attend Westminster College in the fall. Caiden is the son of Zack and Shana Adams and plans ...

Campus Briefing

Cameron Lane Cameron Lane, a 2018 Graduate of Beaver Local High School, was named to the Dean’s list for 2019-20 Spring Semester while attending Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati Ohio, majoring in Sports Management.

Hancock County Courthouse reopening protocol announced

The Hancock County Courthouse will reopen to the public on Tuesday, May 26. As a convenience for patrons, the Lock Box in the lobby will remain. People are asked to continue to perform the business they can on-line, by phone, or through the Lock Box. Research of records will be available ...

Nogay selected for West Virginia Super Lawyers

WEIRTON W.Va. — Attorney Mike Nogay has been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Virginia and West Virginia Super Lawyers. This is Nogay’s sixth time to receive the honor, which is limited to only 5% of the state’s practicing attorneys. Nogay was chosen in the area of ...

Hard to Shake

When Jim Montgomery extended his hand to me, I shook it. It wasn’t automatic. For an instant I thought about the coronavirus edict that we aren’t supposed to shake hands anymore. But I did take his hand, and the experience was warmly satisfying. It made me realize how much I miss ...

Funeral for a Turkey Vulture

“Dear God, take good care of Beaky. He was our friend,” Grandson Bob intoned in his best preacher’s voice. Heads bowed, the grandsons were gathered in a solemn circle on the bricks of our driveway. Laid on its back inside this circle of mourning boys was a huge black bird, its great ...