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Suicide Prevention Coalition, LOSS Team seek volunteers

LISBON — The Columbiana County Suicide Prevention Coalition is looking for individuals interested in being part of the coalition, and is also recruiting members for its Local Outreach to Survivors of Suicide (LOSS Team). The mission of the Columbiana County Suicide Prevention Coalition is ...

Hancock Commission approves funding requests

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Commission approved two funding requests, and recognized the service of a retiring employee, during its regular meeting Thursday. The commission received a request from the Swaney Memorial Library Board of Trustees, seeking $2,500 to assist with the costs ...

WCF takes ownership of Main Street building

WELLSVILLE — The Wellsville Community Foundation (WCF) took ownership of the former CF Bank office building on Main Street last month. The building, which has not been in full use for a number of years, was given to the non-profit WCF by the bank. The foundation plans to determine the best ...

New hires dominate EL school board agenda

EAST LIVERPOOL — Several new faces were welcomed to the district at Thursday’s school board meeting. Megan Hernandez was approved as East Liverpool’s new director of communications, receiving a two-year contract at the board approved rate. The board negotiated through the appointments ...

Columbiana County fair returns to full operation

LISBON — The Columbiana County Fair is back in the saddle again with a full fair for the 2021 season. After significantly reducing operations last year due to the pandemic, the county fair is gearing up for nearly a week of wholesome family fun starting Aug. 2 until Aug. 8, according to ...

Guardians chosen as new name for Cleveland’s baseball team

CLEVELAND (AP) — While riding his bike over a bridge across the Cuyahoga River near Progressive Field, Indians owner Paul Dolan rarely paid much attention to the eight giant stone figures that seem to guard the city. They have new meaning, After more than 100 years, Cleveland’s Major ...