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Salem Regional Medical Center opens Lisbon branch

LISBON — Several residents and community members got a first look at Salem Regional Medical Center’s new primary care facility before it officially opens its doors for business this morning. SRMC Primary Care — Lisbon, located at 38506 Saltwell Road, held its open house Sunday afternoon ...

Food pantry to remain in Lisbon

LISBON — The food pantry box located in the town square will remain after Village Council agreed to allow its existence to continue. “It’s being used, it really is. It’s helping a lot of people,” said Kodiealyse Ferro, whose family approached council in July with the idea of placing ...

Some county residents expected to regain power two days following winter storm

EAST PALESTINE — Two days after winter storms first hit the area, most Columbiana County residents have their power back, while the small few remaining are expected to be fully restored today. The outage followed an ice storm Thursday night and two inches of snow that fell the following ...

Police wage matter main topic for village council

LISBON — The revolving door at the village police department has reached the point where the police chief believes the salaries paid his officers needs to be increased to compete with other departments. The issue came up at this week’s Village Council meeting after police chief Mike ...

Hanoverton man killed in accident

NORTH GEORGETOWN — Officials are looking into the cause of a two-vehicle crash in Knox Township at the intersection of Georgetown and Westville Lake roads which killed a Hanoverton man Saturday morning. According to the Lisbon post of the State Highway Patrol, Lloyd W. Berresford Jr., 76, ...

Park board discusses upcoming projects

EAST LIVERPOOL — The Thompson Park Board discussed several upcoming projects during its meeting this week, including road work. Superintendent Shawn Rybaczenko told board members that only one bid was received for road work around the municipal pool and that was from West Point Paving for ...

Ice storm left counties in the dark

LISBON — Thursday afternoon’s ice storm and the two inches of wet snow that followed brought down electric lines that knocked out power to large portions of Columbiana County, including all of East Palestine. “This is a big old mess,” said county Emergency Management Agency Director ...

Wellsville seeks to obtain second K-9 unit

WELLSVILLE — The Wellsville Police Department may be increasing its help in the near future as it looks to obtain a second K-9 officer for its force. Information on the police department’s plans for an additional K-9 officer were presented during Thursday’s Wellsville Area Chamber of ...

Money will flow back slower to Elks

LISBON — Karenna L. Harty, the Wellsville woman who embezzled $27,055 from the Wellsville Elks lodge, was given permission to make her restitution in smaller increments Friday in county Common Pleas Court. Harty, 52, Main Street, Wellsville, had been ordered to make $1,000 monthly payments ...

Firefighters extinguish two kitchen fires

EAST LIVERPOOL — Over a period of two days, city firefighters responded to two kitchen fires, one of which sent residents scrambling from a second story window to escape. According to reports, the department was called at 4 p.m. Sunday to 2525 Parkway, where a microwave was on fire in the ...