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Tops 1341

GLENMOOR — TOPS 1341 met at the Glenmoor Presbyterian Church with leader Dorothy Garn opening with pledges. Eighteen weighed in. Best loser was Marlene Reynolds and runner-up was Janice Hutchin. July best loser was Dee Mattern and runner-up was Marwyne Serafy. July calorie chart winner was ...

Bullet-resistant backpacks sales grow as mass shootings rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Companies like Guard Dog Security, TuffyPacks and Bullet Blocker are peddling bullet-resistant backpacks for children in time for the back-to-school shopping season. But critics argue they are using tragedy as a marketing opportunity and exploiting parents’ worst ...

9-year-old girl sues German boys choir over gender bias

BERLIN (AP) — A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom. The State and Cathedral Choir is one of the most renowned boys ...

Fossil fun at summer camp

Southern Local Elementary School hosted its first summer camp on Aug. 5-8, where about 60 students in grades K-5 participated in fun and educational activities. Students received breakfast and lunch and learned about bullying, LEGOS and art to cooking and STEM, plus the event ushers in a new ...

TOPS 2231 met with TOPS, KOPS pledges

EAST LIVERPOOL — TOPS 2231 met at Always Best Care, 1324 St. Clair Ave. on Aug. 13 with leader Tonnie Slagle presiding. The meeting opened with the TOPS and KOPS pledges and roll call. Pam Fouse read the secretary report and Cassy Stephens read the treasurer report. Both were approved as ...

Bed Ain’t Big Enough

Dear Annie: I met a great gal. We seem really good together most of the time, but here's the rub. She has a dog. It is a nice dog but not very well trained. The big problem is bedtime at my place. The dog wants to share our bed, and is uncontrollably insistent about it, whining and disturbing ...

CHANGE offers June home buyer education class

WEIRTON, W.Va. —Homebuyer education workshops can help you turn the American dream into a reality. The decision to buy a home is certainly not one to be made lightly because owning a home requires a significant investment in time, energy, and money. Therefore, the best way to start the ...

Faces from the fair

Before the 174th annual Columbiana County Fair fades into history, here are a few faces captured by the camera lens of photographer Patti Schaeffer.

Friends & Family

Tops 2231 EAST LIVERPOOL — TOPS 2231 met at Always Best Care, 1324 St. Clair Ave. on Aug 6, with leader Tonnie Slagle presiding. The meeting opened with TOPS and KOPS pledges and roll call. Cassy Stephens read the secretary and treasurers report. KOPS best loser and officer was Tonnie ...

East Liverpool’s Got Talent 6th Annual Music & Art Appreciation Festival

EAST LIVERPOOL — ELGT is gearing up once again for the 6th Annual East Liverpool’s Got Talent Music & Arts Appreciation Festival in Thompson Park Aug. 17-18, featuring about 30 musical acts, as well as food, crafts and business vendors. Vendors are still welcome to sign up by ...