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CRAs create interest in other towns

LISBON — There could be more Community Reinvestment Areas in the county’s future after a roundtable event was held recently by the Economic Development Consortium. Port Authority Executive Director Penny Traina said she and Economic Development Director Tad Herold hosted the event, which ...

Cameras to be added to playground

WELLSVILLE — Wellsville is adding security cameras to the 18th Street Playground. The village has received donations from Wellsville Terminals Company and South Field Energy, making the addition of the cameras possible. “We truly appreciate the donations and the efforts to make the ...

Attorney makes offer on CMHA building

EAST LIVERPOOL — A longtime tenant of a Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority made an offer on a St. Clair Avenue commercial property. Richard V. Hoppel, an attorney who has rented 16688 St. Clair Avenue operation, has offered the board $52,500 for the property, according to a letter ...

Back-to-school rally plans in the works for Edison Local School District

HAMMONDSVILLE — The Edison Local School District is getting kids ready to return to the classroom by hosting the fourth annual back to school rally from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, at Edison High School in Richmond. Attendants can expect free fun and games as well as school supplies and other ...

Big Oak: protection order violated, new charges added

EAST LIVERPOOL — A Y&O Road resident is out on bond pending a pretrial on two charges of violating a protection order. Sherman A. Pritt Jr. was in East Liverpool Municipal Court for his initial court appearance Friday, after being accused Wednesday of being involved in two incidents in ...

Route 30 sewer project accepting tie-ins

CHESTER—The Hancock County Route 30 sewer project is accepting residential tie-ins. The Hancock County Health Department is also urging residents that are hooking up to the new sewer line properly dispose of their septic tanks. The project began in March of 2018. The Public Service ...

Vacant house fire pegged total loss

EAST LIVERPOOL — A three-alarm structure fire appears to have been intentionally set, although East Liverpool Fire Chief Bill Jones stopped short of calling it arson. Firefighters responded to the blaze at 671 St. Clair Ave. shortly after 8:15 p.m. Thursday after a passerby walked up to ...

Animal shelter update presented to commission

NEW CUMBERLAND —The Hancock County Commission listened to the county’s efforts in managing its animal population Thursday afternoon. Nichole Felouzis, director of humane operations for Hancock County attended the meeting to update the commission on the progress of the Animal Shelter. ...

Trump visits Ohio Valley

WHEELING — President Donald Trump sounded familiar themes — among them economic growth, foreign policy, immigration and health care — during his speech to a friendly crowd in Wheeling on Wednesday. But his biggest applause lines were when he talked about coal, natural gas and ...