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JFS services still available

Although Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services is not open to the public during this time of COVID-19, it is still accessible and able to serve the residents of Columbiana County. Children Services as well as Adult Protective Services are available 8-4 Monday through Friday ...

Area Briefing

SOI Fish Fry WELLSVILLE — The Wellsville Sons of Italy will have our fish fry 4-7 p.m. today, CARRY OUT ONLY. Menu includes baked or fried fish, fried shrimp and chicken dinners. All dinners come with coleslaw and a choice of french fries, macaroni and cheese or rice. Fish sandwiches, ...

Cancellations

April 21 — The Columbiana County Hope Festival Relay for Life meeting has been canceled.

Trump admin moves toward promoting broader use of face masks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is formalizing new guidance to recommend that many, if not almost all, Americans wear face coverings when leaving home, in an effort to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. The recommendations, still being finalized Thursday, would apply at ...

Scientists believe they have developed potential COVID-19 vaccine

PITTSBURGH — UPMC physicians announced Thursday that the center has developed a COVID-19 vaccine that is on a fast-track for potential approval because of the pandemic. Donald Yealy, chairman of emergency medicine at the Pittsburgh medical center, said the vaccine is a “groundbreaking ...

Coronavirus-proofing your home

EAST LIVERPOOL — The East Liverpool Health District has several recommendations on precautions that one can take to keep coronavirus at bay. Health Commissioner Carol Cowan suggests that first and foremost that one watches the Ohio Department of Health and Centers for Disease control ...

Door Drop program serves city seniors

EAST LIVERPOOL — A coalition of local faith-based organizations is working to make sure the city’s senior citizens get physical nourishment Grace City Church has teamed up with several other churches (First United Methodist, Avondale Community and Oakland Free Methodist) as well as Love ...

Virus cases increase to 23 in Columbiana County

As of 9:30 a.m. this morning, the Columbiana County Health District is reporting 23 positive positive COVID-19 cases including two total deaths of COVID-19 positive residents. These cases include 14 males and nine females. To date, the laboratory at the Ohio Department of Health has tested ...

Inmate at federal prison in Elkton dies

The federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has reported that an inmate at the Elkton prison has died. According to WKBN First News, 53-year-old Woodrow Taylor went to the health services department at the prison on Tuesday. He was experiencing shortness of breath and couldn’t maintain ...