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Columbiana County Municipal

Police & Courts

LISBON — In County Municipal Court, Joshua C. Kersey, 37, Sixth Street, Wellsville, was bound over to the grand jury on felony charges of aggravated burglary and robbery, and misdemeanor charges of criminal damaging, criminal trespass, domestic violence, obstructing official business, ...

City closes access to park, Broadway Wharf

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EAST LIVERPOOL — Effective immediately, all city-owned public lands have been closed until further notice by the city Board of Health. According to East Liverpool Health Commissioner Carol Cowan, properties, such as Thompson Park and Broadway Wharf are closed down and barricaded off after ...

Police Log

Police & Courts

Highway Patrol — Trucker Gerald L. Mitchell, 47, of Roanoke, Va., was cited after he became stuck while turning around in a yard on U.S. Route 30 in Hanoverton at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday. Mitchell was driving westbound and did not follow the detour signs at state Route 172. He instead proceeded ...

Community officials form alliance during COVID-19 crisis

Local News

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the idea of unity has been a main objective of many municipalities. With similar goals in place during these unprecedented times, Columbiana Mayor Bryan Blakeman announced Thursday the discussion of a newly formed alliance of municipal governments within ...

Ohio extends stay-at-home order; logs record jobless claims

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health Director Dr. Amy Acton will extend the state’s stay-at-home order until May 1, and the state human services agency reported more than 272,000 jobless claims for last week. A look at coronavirus-related developments in Ohio on Thursday: ECONOMY The state ...

JFS services still available

Local News

Although Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services is not open to the public during this time of COVID-19, it is still accessible and able to serve the residents of Columbiana County. Children Services as well as Adult Protective Services are available 8-4 Monday through Friday ...

Area Briefing

Local News

SOI Fish Fry WELLSVILLE — The Wellsville Sons of Italy will have our fish fry 4-7 p.m. today, CARRY OUT ONLY. Menu includes baked or fried fish, fried shrimp and chicken dinners. All dinners come with coleslaw and a choice of french fries, macaroni and cheese or rice. Fish sandwiches, ...

Cancellations

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April 21 — The Columbiana County Hope Festival Relay for Life meeting has been canceled.

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 ...