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ART EXPLOSION

Cub Scouts Pack 43 Webelos, Lions and Tigers Cubs finished up their art explosion badge thanks to an art lesson by Lora Russell at the East Liverpool Community and Learning Center. (Submitted photo)

Wellsville cemetery to receive another $400,000 from Bjelke estate

WELLSVILLE — Two years after the village had learned of a sizable monetary bequest to the Spring Hill Cemetery, Mayor Nancy Murray learned that the village received a second round. During Tuesday’s virtual meeting, Murray told councilmembers that she received a phone call from New ...

Spelling bee ends in tie

LISBON — Two county spellers emerged at the top of the pack on Wednesday when a test replaced the traditional Columbiana County Spelling Bee. Sarah Thompson of Lisbon and Mya Harsh of Salem will compete in a second test today in order to break the tie and determine the county’s champion ...

Wellsville man killed in Portage County crash

RAVENNA — WKBN First News reports a man from Wellsville was killed Wednesday in a three-vehicle crash in Ravenna. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash happened about 8:25 a.m. on Route 14 at Lake Rockwell Road. Troopers say a semi was stopped on Route 14 eastbound and ...

Burich, sports department named AP award finalists

Veteran Review assistant sport editor Mike Burich is a finalist in the Ohio Associated Press Media Editor’s 2020 Contest. Burich is a finalist in the Best Enterprise category for his work, “Saga of Curt Welch.” In addition, The Review is a finalist for Best Daily Sports Section. Staff ...

Governor DeWine faces choppy political waters 1 year into pandemic

COLUMBUS — At the beginning of 2020, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine was working on plans to battle algae blooms in Lake Erie, crack down on distracted driving, and figure out a way to save an Ohio minor league baseball team. The largely popular first-term Republican governor accepted an invitation ...

Two arrested following break-in

LISBON — Two men were arrested Wednesday afternoon after they were reportedly caught breaking into a home on Applegate Road outside of Lisbon. Shortly after 1 p.m., the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a burglary in progress at the home, where no one is currently living. ...

SWORN IN

Justin McCoy, left, was sworn in as Lisbon’s new police officer during a brief ceremony Tuesday. Mayor Peter Wilson administered the oath. (Submitted photo)

Chamber faces some backlash with GM award

LORDSTOWN — Giving General Motors an award for the impact it’s made in the community is “like a smack in the face” to the former workers and their families displaced when the automaker closed its Lordstown assembly plant, its former union leader said. “What about the thousands of ...

COVID funds allow EL police to replace faltering body cams

EAST LIVERPOOL — City residents would acknowledge that this pandemic has brought a lot of new, unexpected solutions to the forefront of everyday life, such as face masks. However, in the case of the East Liverpool Police Department, it also gave them the opportunity to upgrade some ...