Trump admin moves toward promoting broader use of face masks

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is formalizing new guidance to recommend that many, if not almost all, Americans wear face coverings when leaving home, in an effort to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. The recommendations, still being finalized Thursday, would apply at ...

Scientists believe they have developed potential COVID-19 vaccine

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PITTSBURGH — UPMC physicians announced Thursday that the center has developed a COVID-19 vaccine that is on a fast-track for potential approval because of the pandemic. Donald Yealy, chairman of emergency medicine at the Pittsburgh medical center, said the vaccine is a “groundbreaking ...

Coronavirus-proofing your home

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EAST LIVERPOOL — The East Liverpool Health District has several recommendations on precautions that one can take to keep coronavirus at bay. Health Commissioner Carol Cowan suggests that first and foremost that one watches the Ohio Department of Health and Centers for Disease control ...

Door Drop program serves city seniors

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EAST LIVERPOOL — A coalition of local faith-based organizations is working to make sure the city’s senior citizens get physical nourishment Grace City Church has teamed up with several other churches (First United Methodist, Avondale Community and Oakland Free Methodist) as well as Love ...

Virus cases increase to 23 in Columbiana County

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As of 9:30 a.m. this morning, the Columbiana County Health District is reporting 23 positive positive COVID-19 cases including two total deaths of COVID-19 positive residents. These cases include 14 males and nine females. To date, the laboratory at the Ohio Department of Health has tested ...

Inmate at federal prison in Elkton dies

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The federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has reported that an inmate at the Elkton prison has died. According to WKBN First News, 53-year-old Woodrow Taylor went to the health services department at the prison on Tuesday. He was experiencing shortness of breath and couldn’t maintain ...

Columbiana County Common Pleas

Police & Courts

New Cases Deutsche Bank Trust Co. vs. Tracy and Eric Peterson, et al., foreclosure sought for property on state Route 14, Columbiana. Kelly Linger, East Liverpool, vs. Paul Adam Bowyer, East Liverpool, divorce sought.

Alpha Tau

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NEW CUMBERLAND — The Alpha Tau chapter (WV) of Alpha Delta Kappa, International Honorary Organization for Women Educators held its March meeting at the Trinity United Methodist Church in New Cumberland. Amanda Fisher, President, called the meeting to order. Chaplain Kathy Griffith gave a ...

County keeps tabs on virus investigations

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LISBON — While the Columbiana County number of confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 19 with 12 hospitalizations as of Wednesday, county Health Department officials assured the public they are following up and using CDC guidance to keep track of every case. Jamie Elanz, the department’s ...

Police Log

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St. Clair Township — Shantee Baumgarner, no address listed, was arrested at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday n a charge of possession of marijuana near the Calcutta exit ramp of state Route 11 and Dresden Avenue. Officers were notified that Hancock County deputies had an active pursuit of Baumgarner, who ...