Local News

Federal cases put on hold

AKRON — A federal judge in Ohio has ordered all civil cases in her district that involve the federal government put on hold because of the partial government shutdown. Judge Patricia A. Gaughan, chief judge for the U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, made the order Dec. 26, four ...

Salem will carry over $1.3M from last year

SALEM —After making up the difference between projected revenue and expenses and subtracting any bills left from 2018, if everything goes as planned, the city will have a cash carryover of $1.3 million in the general fund for 2019 to carry into next year, city Auditor Betty Brothers ...

JCPenney donates to YMCA

Submitted photo The JCPenney in Calcutta recently presented a $1,200 donation from the JCPenney Communities Foundation to the East Liverpool YMCA. The donation will go toward local YMCA programming, specifically Operation Imagine Believe Achieve, a new program that will provide the community ...

Judge moves right for re-election bid

LISBON — East Liverpool Municipal Court Judge Melissa Byers-Emmerling is running for re-election but this time as a Republican. The lifelong Democrat filed paperwork with the Columbiana County Board of Elections on Dec. 12 declaring her intent to change political parties and run as a ...

Mother to bear brunt of blame afer 3-year-old found naked outside home

WELLSVILLE — A Wellsville woman has been charged after her 3-year-old son was found naked and walking outside in the cold. Shannon McCarthy, 23, of 1010 Commerce St., was charged in county Municipal Court on Thursday with child endangering and drug paraphernalia following a report that her ...

All quiet

Work at Mirror Lake in Firestone Park will get back under way once the weather lets up. The project to improve the lake is being handled by the Columbiana Restoration and Beautification Committee and has been on hold as a result of rain and inclement weather.

Leetonia retains EMS daytime staffing for now

LEETONIA — Village Council this week granted permission for the EMS department to continue daytime staffing while the 2018 fourth quarter statistics are evaluated. Assistant EMS Director Seth Randolph presented council with statistics from the fourth quarter of 2018 compared to 2017 as well ...

O say can you see

Addison Copeland of Wellsville sings the national anthem to kick off the Tigers' basketball game against Lisbon Friday night.

COUNTY BRIEFING

In search of new first ladies The Salem Preservation First Ladies, also known as the Presidents’ Wives, are in search of area women to join their group of historic re-enactors. For over 10 years, the group has entertained area clubs, churches, alumni and social organizations with a look ...

REAL ESTATE

Butler Township Hidden Creek of Route 62 LLC to Christine Koneval, trustees, 1.5 acres on Woodside Drive; $32,900. Center Township Jason Lorch to Ross and Ashley Wallace, home on Miller Road; $140,000. Matthew and Dorcas Weaver to Delvyn and Lois Martin, buildings and 28.6 acres on ...