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Political novice earns HC commission win over incumbent

NEW CUMBERLAND — In her freshman race, Republican Eron Chek unseated incumbent Democrat Joe Barnabei Tuesday night, according to unofficial results. With 100 percent of the votes tallied, Chek won 7,625, or 56.8 percent, to Barnabei’s 5,628, or 43.2 percent, media outlets reported after 10 ...

HC Sheltered Workshop levy passes

WEIRTON — The Hancock County Sheltered Workshop levy will continue for another four years after receiving more than 70 percent of the vote Tuesday. According to unofficial results, the levy was approved by voters 8,646 for the levy, and 3,521 votes against the levy. It needed approval by at ...

Voters renew Wellsville levies

WELLSVILLE — Officials asked voters to renew two levies to not only supplement current village operations but also its fire department, and they obliged Tuesday night, according to unofficial results from the Columbiana County board of elections. The village’s 1-mill current expenses levy ...

Two Republicans elected to state House seats

Voters in Hancock and Brooke counties have selected two Republicans to fill two seats representing the 1st District in the state House of Delegates. Incumbent Pat McGeehan of Chester and challenger Mark Zatezalo, a former state Delegate; emerged the winners of the race, according to unofficial ...

Ginter wins fourth, final term

LISBON — State Rep. Tim Ginter won a fourth and final term, easily defeating Democratic challenger Daniel Winston. Ginter, a Republican from Salem, beat Winston 74.3 percent to 25.7 percent, according to unofficial results from the Columbiana County elections board. First elected in 2014, ...

Johnson continues to serve as congressman

LISBON — U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) will continue to serve as the Sixth Congressional District seat after defeating Democrat Shawna Roberts handily. Johnson noted he has been watching results come in throughout the night and it appears there is a red wave happening all over the ...

EL voters approve Thompson Park levy renewal

EAST LIVERPOOL — Three of every five voters cast their ballots in favor of continuing to support its community park Tuesday night. According to unofficial results from the Columbiana County Board of Elections, voters overwhelmingly passed a 2-mill levy renewal to sustain Thompson Park, 62.61 ...

County park levy only loser among issues

The county had two key levies on Tuesday’s ballot, as the park district tax levy failed, and the mental health and recovery services board received support from the county voters. The park district made the case for a more permanent pot of money when it asked voters to approve a five-year ...

HALLOWEEN PARADE

Costumed competitors and their guardians line up in the Busy Beaver parking lot Saturday as they wait for the Calcutta Volunteer Fire Department’s reverse parade to begin. Due to COVID restrictions, the fire department tweaked the event rather than cancel it, having children walk past each ...

Election Results: Final

Columbiana County Final Unofficial Results President and Vice President Biden: 13,183 Trump: 35,124 US Congress (6th District) Johnson: 35,896 Roberts: 12,354 State Representative Ginter: 35,675 Winston: 12,359 County Commissioner Weigle: 39,137 County Commissioner Dyce: ...