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UTICA SHALE ACADEMY

Utica Shale Academy graduate Chloe Sorgman is all smiles as she leads her classmates in the processional after collecting their diplomas during the fifth annual commencement exercise at Southern Local High School on May 23. A total of 12 seniors completed the program this year with seven on ...

Bids opened for Frederick Heights waterline project

WELLSVILLE — The contract for the Frederick Heights waterline project is expected to be awarded at the June 20 meeting of the Buckeye Water District. The BWD held a special meeting Thursday to open bids received from five companies wanting the contract, and while all of them exceeded the ...

Disability workers keeping vacant Land Bank lots mowed

LISBON – The Land Bank of Columbiana County has demolished more than 150 derelict houses in the past three years, primarily in East Liverpool, Wellsville and Salem. Until ownership or responsibility for the cleared lots passes to someone else, the Land Bank must keep them clean and ...

MEMORIAL DAY

Don Jennings, holding this photograph of his brother “Corky,” will lead the commemoration of Memorial Day activities in Newell at 2 p.m. Sunday (today) in Laurel Hollow Park. The event, which is sponsored by the Newell Community Improvement Coalition, will feature the Oak Glen High School ...

Stevens trial postponed once more

LISBON —The trial of a St. Clair Township man accused of robbing and beating an 89-year-old Glenmoor man to death last year has been pushed back to late August. Robert E. Stevens, 49, of Fox Chase Road, was scheduled to go on trial June 3 in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court for the ...

Personnel dominates board meeting

EAST LIVERPOOL—East Liverpool will see some necessary repairs made to its high school elevator after voting unanimously to accept a $79,670 bid for the project. Board member Richard Keith Wolf said the work isn’t a luxury and needs to be done. Larry Walton also suggested that the board ...

Plans for truck lane on U.S. Route 30 moving forward

By TOM GIAMBRONI newsroom@reviewonline.com LISBON — Plans to add a truck lane on U.S. Route 30 going west up Canton Hill could happen sooner rather than later following action taken this week by the county organization created to revive the U.S. Route 30 project. The Columbiana County ...

Military banners continue to line EL streets

EAST LIVERPOOL — As other communities are discussing implementing military banner programs, the city of East Liverpool can boast being at the forefront. Since introducing its program last year, the city’s Veterans City Council has seen it grown to include more than 253 two-foot by 3-foot ...