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AGREEMENT SIGNED

SALEM — Officials from Kent State University and Hannah E. Mullins School of Practical Nursing Wednesday signed an articulation pathway agreement that provides opportunities for graduates of the Salem nursing school to transition into the East Liverpool campus’s nursing program. The ...

County covers all 911 backup bases

LISBON — Should some or all of the 911 answering centers in Columbiana County become incapable of accepting calls, Carroll County will step in. County commissioners on Wednesday approved entering into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with their Carroll County counterparts that spells out ...

CCBDD puts its best video forward

LISBON — A video has been posted online to promote the activities and services provided by the Columbiana County Board of Developmental Disabilities. The board got a chance to watch the video at the beginning of Wednesday’s meeting. The video had been produced by Josh Menning with the ...

Wellsville academic quiz teams head for nationals

WELLSVILLE — Five Wellsville High School students will travel to Chicago to represent their school in both the team and individual competitions of the Small School National Academic Quiz Tournament. Valentina Gheorghe, Wellsville teacher and coach of the Academic Challenge team, informed ...

Food distribution set

WELLSVILLE — Wellsville Schools, in a cooperative project with Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley, plans a second food distribution to any person in the community this Friday, March 22, from 10 a.m. to noon. Like the first food giveaway last Christmas season, the event is to be ...

Southern teacher is a real class act

SALINEVILLE — Southern Local Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Jim Reese has become known as a veritable music man for incorporating tunes into his Language Arts lessons, but these days current and former students alike are singing his praises. Reese, a Calcutta resident who has taught ...

Sen. Manchin speaks at W.Va. Construction and Design Expo

CHARLESTON — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., had a word of advice for construction companies and design firms: start them young. Manchin was among the opening speakers Wednesday at the 40th annual West Virginia Construction and Design Expo at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center. ...

Wheeling Hospital files lawsuit against former VP

WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital announced Monday it has filed a federal lawsuit against Louis Longo, the hospital’s former executive vice president, for breach of fiduciary duty and abuse of process. The civil lawsuit was filed last week in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of ...

EL Rotary, KSU host Career Day

EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool Rotary Club partners with Kent State-East Liverpool for the second-annual Career Day - What do you want to be when you grow up? That question is on the mind of many high school students as they consider their options after graduation. To help answer that ...