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Beaver Local crowns queen

Beaver Local’s Izzy Bryer reacts after being named the school’s homecoming queen before the football game with Bellaire on Friday. (Photo by Michael S. Burich)

Another COVID death on tally

LISBON — Although the person died in the middle of September, the county health department announced on Monday another Columbiana County resident has been added to the list of those who have died due to complications from COVID-19. According to a press release, the man’s death was ...

Home rule quest still on target despite pandemic

CHESTER — The city continues to progress towards eventual home rule, Chester officials said Monday afternoon at their regular council meeting. Mayor Ken Morris had announced that the city was approved for the home rule program in February, which would allow select cities to implement ...

Salineville expects more CARES cash

SALINEVILLE — With the possibility of additional CARES Act money on the way, Salineville Mayor Linda Adams told council Monday it appears the initial spending deadlines for the earlier money should be moved. While the exact amount Salineville will receive is not known yet, Adams said she ...

K-9 officer sues, seeks pay for after-hours care

COLUMBIANA — Patrolman Bryan Granchie, who is a K-9 handler in the Columbiana Police Department, filed a lawsuit against the city in federal court on Sept. 25. Claiming he hasn’t been compensated for the time spent caring for his K-9, Csuti, outside of work, Granchie filed a civil ...

Agencies help out during pandemic

LISBON - Coronavirus and other economic factors have made living in Columbiana County just a little more difficult in 2020, but it has also changed the way people find the resources for help. Friday many of the groups who provide family assistance, mental health counseling and resources set ...

Rally in the Valley to focus on hope through Jesus

YOUNGSTOWN - For about 13 years, Walter "Bing" Newton and the Men of Faith would attend a Promise Keepers Conference to continue to grow as Christian men. After all, the men's prayer breakfast group was formed by holding on to a commitment made at a Promise Keepers Conference. In 2009, as ...

EL Salvation Army begins holiday signups in October

EAST LIVERPOOL - With October quickly approaching, Thanksgiving and Christmas signups are just around the corner. Amidst the COVID pandemic, signups for holiday help at the East Liverpool Salvation Army will see some changes, according to Lt. Lydia Behr. Assistance will be limited to the ...

Guardians Fall Bash

More than 50 bikes showed up Saturday afternoon to participate in the Guardians of the Children Steel Valley's Fall Bash bike show at the East Liverpool Community and Learning Center. Motorcycles lined the parking lot of the former Trinity Church, 110 Maine Blvd., as they competed for trophies ...

Christmas in October

EAST LIVERPOOL - A local woman’s most prized possessions will be auctioned to help support the community center that she loved so much. Mary Sue Lang had died at age 83 in spring 2019, and her heirs have decided there is nothing that she would want more than for the city’s Community and ...