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Dear Annie: A Cinderella-like story

Dear Annie: Perhaps you can help me understand the biggest mystery of my life. I was an unwanted, unloved child -- a third girl with a brother three years younger than me. My oldest sister, who is 10 years my senior, was a child born in an earlier marriage. She lived with her maternal ...

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TUE/8-9 Boardman DARE (Divorce/Death Aren’t Really the End), bocce at Boardman Park, 5:30 p.m.; information at 330-729-0127 Columbiana Afternoon book club, Columbiana Public Library, 2-3 p.m. School board, 6 p.m., high school media center Planning Commission, 7 p.m., city hall; Zoom ...

FIRE DESTROYS WELLSVILLE HOUSE

Fire officials continue to investigate the cause of a fire that caused a vacant house to collapse on 13th Street in Wellsville around 11 p.m. Friday. News partner WKBN-TV reported the house was full of flames when crews arrived. Fire Chief Barry Podwel told WKBN the house had been abandoned for ...

Masks required for students at local Kent State campuses

KENT (WKBN) — When Kent State University students return to the Kent main campus and other local branch campuses, they will have to wear a mask. According to a statement on the university website, students are required to wear masks indoors at campuses located in counties with high COVID-19 ...

COLUMBIANA COUNTY FAIR TRUCK & TRACTOR PULL

The first pull of the evening was so forceful the tires could be seen deforming in motion at Saturday’s National Tractors Pullers Association Truck & Tractor pull. (Photos by Morgan Ahart)

The joy of garden tomatoes

Instead of asking “How are you doing?” when we greet people at this time of year, we ask, “How are your tomatoes?” “They’re still green. It seems like they’re never going to get ripe,” may be the peevish reply. But when the answer is, “I picked my first one today!” the ...