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A whole lot of truck

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This bright orange vintage 1974 Brockway truck was among the participants at the Dying Breed Diesels gathering in Columbiana on Saturday. The Brockway Motor Co. was founded as the Brockway Carriage Works in Cortland, N.Y., in 1875 by William Brockway. His son George turned the carriage company ...

Seven levies to up taxes

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LISBON — Seven of the 22 levies on the Nov. 6 ballot would raise property taxes if approved. Following is a list of those seven ballot issues: ∫ Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services is seeking approval of an additional 0.75-mill Children Services levy to generate more ...

Lisbon not part of insurance lawsuit

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LISBON — The village gets its employee health insurance through the same entity that is the subject of several class action lawsuits over unpaid claims. Village Fiscal Officer Tracey Wonner said unlike East Palestine and other communities that were once part of the Ohio Public Entities ...

Business owners want Palestine to add a little muscle to its frame

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EAST PALESTINE — The village has the framework to have a successful business district and attract people to the area, but it is lacking in certain areas, according to some downtown business owners. Finding and keeping businesses along the main street of town — and some of the outlying ...

It remains tough to dig up drillers for Winona

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LISBON — While the Winona water system is scheduled to be shut off on Dec. 1, the Columbiana County Board of Health is having difficulty finding enough contractors to install new wells for the residents qualifying for assistance. During last week’s meeting, the board approved Dillon Well ...

County Briefing

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Apple butter for sale in Palestine The East Palestine Area Historical Society is selling pints of apple butter for $5 at Fuller’s True Value and Home Savings in town. The winner of the 50/50 drawing at the car show was won by Charlie Rutledge and the 50-inch TV raffle was won by Myron ...

Health board redistributes salary after reducing hours

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EAST LIVERPOOL— After cutting the hours of registered sanitarian Tony Pasquarella from 15 to 10 per week, the city health board last week gave first reading to legislation increasing the wages of other department employees, utilizing the savings from reducing the hours. Health Commissioner ...

Positives of reported card highlighted by CTC board

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LISBON — While the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center had a couple of areas they would like to see improve on the high school report card, several others are right on track. Assistant Superintendent Jeremy Corbisello reported on the report card numbers before the board meeting ...

Police

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County Sheriff — Dallis Tomlin reported vandalism had occurred on West Main Street, Salineville, at 6 a.m. Sunday, but the deputy who responded did not find anything. — Deputies were called to a possible break-in at 28823 Shoemaker Road, Butler Township, at 5:32 a.m. Sunday. Upon ...

Columbus cop saves a life

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Columbus, Ohio, police officer Peter Casuccio made headlines after telling an 11-year-old the boy was lucky to be alive. Good for Casuccio for doing what the lad’s parents should have. Casuccio was on patrol when he received a call about two youngsters brandishing a gun. He pulled his ...