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Little Beaver Greenway Trail to be extended

By TOM GIAMBRONI Staff Writer LISBON — A state grant has been received to help pay for extending the Little Beaver Greenway Trail from downtown Lisbon to nearly state Route 11. Columbiana County Park District board member Dottie Betz reported they were recently awarded a $156,596 grant ...

Pirates CARE-a-van to visit Columbiana County

COLUMBIANA — The Columbiana Clippers baseball and softball teams will get a chance to meet with some members of the Pittsburgh Pirates organization when the 2020 Pirates CARE-a-van swings through Columbiana County on Thursday. Pittsburgh Pirate third baseman Ke’Bryan Hayes, pitcher Cody ...

Gittings seeks HC Sheriff

Scott Gittings is running for Hancock County Sheriff. He has 40 years of law enforcement experience, including 23 years with the sheriff’s office. Gittings worked with the New Cumberland Police Department for 12 years, three of which he served as Chief of Police. Currently, Gittings is the ...

Area Briefing

W.Va. — State Senator William Ihlenfeld requested the Department of Transportation, DOT, prioritize the Route 2 project in New Cumberland this year. In a letter dated Jan. 17, Ihlenfeld addressed DOT Secretary Byrd White, asking the state select alternative five A for the Route 2 re-route. ...

Filings point to challenges convicted Braking Point owner faced

YOUNGSTOWN — Former Braking Point Recovery Center owner Ryan P. Sheridan, who will be sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, approved a 21-page document in October detailing the widespread fraud his company committed against the Ohio Medicaid ...

Police department dominates action at Liverpool Township meeting

LaCROFT — Liverpool Township police are looking to upgrade their computer system, which Chief Jayson Jackson described as antiquated. He told trustees, during their regular meeting last week, that initial quotes put the numbers in excess of $30,000. The quotes from SHI International ...

Fire chief seeks updates during trustee’s meeting

CALCUTTA —Fire Chief Dave McCoy asked the trustees for updates at Saturday’s Saint Clair Township meeting. McCoy started his Calcutta Volunteer Fire Department report by asking about the bend on Bell School Road. He reported it is a hard turn to make in a fire truck. McCoy also said they ...

Area man sentenced for high-speed chase

LISBON — An East Liverpool man charged in a high-speed chase from Ohio into West Virginia in June of 2018 appeared for sentencing for the Ohio charges Thursday before Common Pleas Court Judge Scott Washam. Daryl V. Gass, Green Lane, East Liverpool, had pleaded guilty to failure to comply ...

CTC board gets tour of auto programs

LISBON — Jim Beardsley, the instructor in auto technology, and Rick DeSalvo, the instructor of auto collision and repair, took the CCCTC board on a tour of their labs on Tuesday, explaining a little about each program and what they expect from students. Prior to the tour, DeSalvo talked ...

NORTH ELEMENTARY FUNDRAISER

North Elementary First Graders are holding a Pennies for Australian Wildfire fundraiser. All North Elementary students and members of the 43920 community are asked to help with this cause. First grade students will be collecting pennies (coins & dollars) from Jan. 14-24. Once students have ...