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ROAD WORK

Traffic at the corner of Fourth and Market streets remains detoured as work continues on the city road project. The intersection is usually congested as people visit the popular Hot Dog Shoppe and its drive-thru; however, the road closure has made it even more difficult than usual to maneuver ...

Record $5B to be returned to Ohio employers

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio employers will receive a record $5 billion in repayments from the state insurance fund for injured workers to help with the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Mike DeWine and the fund’s administrator announced Wednesday. The return of the dividends ...

Glow in the Dark banquet set for Nov. 14

EAST LIVERPOOL — The Family Care Ministries, like many non-profit organizations, have had a rough time fundraising during this pandemic. That is where the Glow in the Dark banquet comes in. According to Josh Lytle, the event, which is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14 at the Heights Church ...

Kent State students observe National PTA month

East Liverpool physical therapist assistant program observed National PTA Month by making monetary donations to two causes. The PTA students raised $500 through fundraisers this semester and chose to present $250 to the East Liverpool City Police Department’s Shop With a Cop program, as ...

Lisbon uses up CARES Act money

LISBON — Lisbon council approved expenditures on Tuesday for all the CARES Act funding the village was allocated. The $159,097 must be earnmarked for spending by next month. The money must be used for coronavirus-related expenses and any money that is not used goes back into the pot for ...

Lisbon Lions need help to help others

LISBON —The Lisbon Lions Club is asking the community to help them assist the less fortunate this Christmas season. Brian Clapsaddle from the Lions Club attended a village council meeting seeking permission for use of the town square for a food/toy donation drive. He said this is something ...

BARRY JAMES HONORED

Barry James (right) gets a standing ovation from those attending the Lisbon council meeting Tuesday. James was recognized with a certificate of appreciation given to him Mayor Peter Wilson (left). James announced his retirement from the village cemetery board, which he has served on for 17 ...

UP FOR AUCTION

Signs announcing the Sparkle in Lisbon will be sold at auction appeared this week in front of the store. The 24,000-square-foot building was built in 1968 according to auction information. Four other parcels in the surrounding area are also being offered for sale at the same auction, which is ...

Covered hydrants draw concern

EAST LIVERPOOL — For the past three years, city residents have become accustomed to passing fire hydrants cloaked in black garbage bags. Since the new city administrators have come into office, they have made it a mission to change that. So why a so-called cloak of shame? It is not quite ...

HC Sheltered Workshop levy on the ballot

WEIRTON — For almost 30 years, the residents of Hancock County have shown their support for the Hancock County Sheltered Workshop through a $250,000 a year levy. The levy is among the items appearing on this year’s ballot, and officials are hoping for the support to continue. The ...