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Chester RV park application denied

CHESTER, W.Va. — Council denied Sunset Development’s application for an RV park in a special meeting Tuesday. “The city of Chester finds that it must follow the 2018 court issue by Judge (James) Mazzone,” said Mayor Ken Morris. At the December meeting, council determined an ...

Better pay for future deputy SSD

EAST LIVERPOOL — City councilman Scott Barrett allowed his vote to refute a rumor Tuesday night. Due to Martin Luther King holiday, East Liverpool city council’s regular meeting was held a day later, and among the pieces of legislation was a pay increase for the person who eventually ...

WMC to collaborate with WVU Medicine

WEIRTON — Tri-State Area residents will have greater access to WVU Medicine specialists and subspecialists through a new clinical program collaboration agreement with Weirton Medical Center that will begin with stroke specialists from the WVU Stroke Center providing telestroke services to ...

Salineville clarifies new animal rules

SALINEVILLE — Mayor Linda Adams attempted to clarify the animal ordinance creating a flowchart for residents and council members about the new rules and at what point the animals are and are not compliant. Adams said there have been some people concerned about the ordinance, not ...

Village cuts ties with tax administrator

LISBON — Village council cut ties with its tax administrator on Monday after she failed to show up for work and then did not return text messages during that period. The action was taken at a special council meeting held Monday and on the recommendation of village Fiscal Officer Tracey ...

Lisbon gets emergency funding

LISBON — The village has been given emergency funding to fix the major sewer line break at the intersection of Saltwell Road and North Market Street. Village council met in special session Monday night to formally accept a $92,659 emergency grant from the Ohio Public Works Commission to go ...

Resident asks about installing new fire hydrant

CHESTER, W.Va. —The water board discussed fire hydrants at Wednesday’s meeting. A resident attended to ask the board to look into installing a fire hydrant on Lytton Street. He made the request because he noted how far away the hydrant at Third Street and Virginia Avenue is after the Jan. ...

East Liverpool hopes for ‘Home Town Takeover’

EAST LIVERPOOL —Surrounded by a city filled with historic buildings and failing infrastructure, East Liverpool Mayor Greg Bricker is a man with a mission. He believes the city is a prime candidate for HGTV’s series, Home Town Takeover. The main criteria are a population less than 40,000 ...

Chester RV park application denied

CHESTER, W.Va. — Council denied Sunset Development’s application for an RV park in a special meeting Tuesday. “The city of Chester finds that it must follow the 2018 court issue by Judge (James) Mazzone,” said Mayor Ken Morris. At the December meeting, council determined an ordinance ...

Perkins guest speaker at Dr. King Day Celebration

Special to the Review MIDLAND, Pa. — Esteemed educator and chemist Dr. James Perkins spoke to a packed audience Monday about life in a steel town, dealing with segregation, and the chemistry of change through the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who believed in peace, diversity, and ...