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Board members decline coverage plan

NEW CUMBERLAND W.Va—During Hancock County Board of Education meeting the board declined being put on the school districts worker’s compensation coverage plan. The board of education members would only be covered during school functions, and the members had to vote on whether all or none of ...

Locals show UAW support at start of contract talks

LORDSTOWN — United Auto Workers President Gary Jones opened contract talks with General Motors reminding the automaker of what the union has repeatedly said since GM announced it would close four U.S. plants, including its assembly plant in Lordstown. “We invested in you, now it’s your ...

Veteran’s Picnic Cancelled

CALCUTTA - The Veteran's Picnic scheduled for Saturday, July 20, at the Calcutta Square, has been canceled due to high humidity and temperature. The picnic will not be rescheduled for this year, but will resume in 2020.

One year for Croft

LISBON — The former Columbiana County Dog Warden, Dawn Croft, paid back all of the $26,268 in restitution owed to the county, but was still sentenced to a year in prison for theft in office, money laundering and tampering with records. Common Pleas Court Judge Megan Bickerton agreed with ...

Stadium project on track

WELLSVILLE—During Monday’s Wellsville Board of Education Meeting Superintendent Richard Bereschik announced the Nicholson Stadium Project is on track. “We meet with the architects, AstroTurfCorp and ESS on a weekly basis. We had a meeting today and we are on track,” said Bereschik. ...

Officials: Measles vaccine supply ample

STEUBENVILLE — Officials at the Jefferson County Health Department said they have an ample supply of measles vaccine and measles booster vaccine available with the first reported measles case in Ohio. Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton, confirmed the state’s first measles ...

Biker killed on Route 14

UNITY — A 53-year-old Pennsylvania motorcyclist was killed after he wrecked while driving on state Route 14 on Sunday afternoon. Harry Goldinger, 53, of Rochester, died after the 2000 Harley Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Class he was operating went off the left side of the road near ...