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Morning Journal/Tom Giambroni
Dunkin’ Donuts employees Danielle Hastings (left) and Megan Schriner came to the rescue of one of their regular customers.

Dunkin’ Donuts workers credited with rescuing one of their regulars

LISBON — If you go to the Dunkin’ Donuts in town you may get more than a cup of your favorite coffee. Just ask Gary Phillips. Phillips, 73, had fallen at his home and lay there for several days until found by Dunkin’ Donuts employees Megan Schriner and Danielle Hastings, who cared ...

Man gets a chance at drug rehab

LISBON — An East Liverpool man who has a criminal record dating back at least two decades was given an opportunity at drug rehabilitation on Monday. Larry O. Foster, 61, St. George Street, East Liverpool, appeared before Columbiana County Common Pleas Court Judge C. Ashley Pike for ...

Karen Dash

Dash named to Wellsville council post

WELLSVILLE — A retired teacher has returned to public service, this time as a member of Village Council. Council on Monday appointed Karen Dash of Park Avenue to fill the vacant seat. The vote was 3-0 vote with Rosie Gibson absent John Cianni abstaining. Dash will fill the remaining 33 ...

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Ivo loves being the center of attention

Kindergarten students at North Elementary in East Liverpool received some extra special help recently when East Liverpool Community Helpers, East Liverpool Post Office, Carnegie Library, North Star Ambulance and city police and firefighters visited, telling the students what they do at their ...

County Briefing

Lisbon vets offer rabies clinic A rabies prevention clinic has been slated from 1-3 p.m. April 8 at the county Career and Technical Center. Sponsored by the Columbiana County Health Department and the Lisbon Veterinary Clinic, vaccines will be available for $5 per dose for pets that are 3 ...

Johnson’s view

The county’s congressman, U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, issued a news release expressing his disappointment the bill that would have repealed and replaced the Affordable Care Act was shelved. “I voted for this legislation in two committees, and would have supported the bill had it ...

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Home Savings gift

Julie Needs, Home Savings AVP/branch manager, (left) presents a $3,000 check on behalf of the Home Savings Charitable Foundation to Anita Hackstedde, M.D., Salem Regional Medical Center president/CEO during the Hearts and Stars Gala. In addition to serving as a top Gala sponsor for the second ...

Ashley Nicole Lockard

Missing

The county sheriff’s office is looking for 17-year-old Ashley Nicole Lockard, who left a home on Kibler Road in Unity Township overnight Saturday. Lockard is described as 5 foot, 3 inches tall and weighing about 145 pounds. She has hazel eyes and her brown hair has been dyed burgundy. Her ...

Worker injured laying waterline south of Leetonia

LEETONIA — A man working to install a waterline near state Route 558 in Salem Township was injured when a hose reel fell on him, Leetonia Fire Chief Larry Hephner confirmed Monday. Hephner said his department was notified around 3 p.m. of a man injured on state Route 558 near state Route ...

Morning Journal/Larry Shields
New Waterford Fiscal Officer Dave Slagle inspects a portion of the Main Street bridge that crosses Bull Creek on Monday. The bridge is scheduled for complete replacement and Marcucci & Gaffney Excavating Co. of Youngstown was the winning low bid on the work which should begin soon. Slagle said if you stand in a certain place you can feel the deck move when a vehicle crosses it.

New Waterford bridge work should begin soon

NEW WATERFORD — Village Administrator Jason Gorby expects work to begin on replacing the Main Street bridge over Bull Creek as soon as the utility lines are moved. The bridge is on County Road 450 and county commissioners approved county Engineer Bert Dawson’s recommendation to award the ...