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Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

SEATTLE — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel, arts and culture and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65. He died in Seattle from complications of ...

ELO takes first step toward new garbage program

EAST LIVERPOOL — City council took the first step Monday toward implementing a revised trash collection plan proposed by Service-Safety Director Brian Allen. By a unanimous vote, council gave first reading to an ordinance authorizing the purchase of two new trucks for the Refuse and ...

United auction

Members of United Local’s junior class (from left) Lauren Hippely, Abigail Crawford, Morgan Urmson and Logan Cooper stand with a few of the items for the fall auction, sponsored by the United junior class parents’ after-prom committee, beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday at the high school ...

Salem treasurer gives 5-year forecast

SALEM — Salem City Schools Treasurer Michael Douglas acknowledged a trend of expenditures exceeding revenue in the latest five-year financial forecast for the district, with deficits projected in 2022 and 2023 after positive numbers the first three years. “There are some things we need to ...

Double duty

The Beaver Local High School choir sings the alma mater and national anthem prior to a football game this season. The 150-member choir includes several football players, like Kobi Ream (51), Alec Post and Tommy Warrick (31).

Stars of the show

Columbiana's K-9 officer Csuti and his handler officer Bryan Granchie performed a demonstration of Csuti's command and obedience skills during the Columbiana safety forces' 12th annual Community Safety Day on Saturday. Csuti was joined by Jefferson County sheriff's K-9 Kilo.

Woman seriously hurt after jumping from moving vehicle

FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP — A woman suffered serious head injuries Saturday night after reportedly jumping from a moving car at the intersection of state Routes 558 and 164. Ashley Lower, 26, of Columbiana, was taken to St. Elizabeth Medical Center by Leetonia Fire/EMS after the incident that ...

People will get their say

NEW WATERFORD — The public has spoken, and the Crestview school board approved the request to have two members of the community provide oversight on the new building construction project if the 2.43-mill bond issue passes on Nov. 6. The district is seeking the bond issue to help pay for the ...

East Palestine working to ease weight of employees’ medical bills

EAST PALESTINE — Village officials are trying to negotiate lower amounts for the outstanding employee medical bills owed as a result of prior participation in the Ohio Public Entities Consortium Healthcare Cooperative (OPEC-HC). Acting Mayor Alan Cohen and Municipal Attorney Dave Powers ...

Moore Road horsemen lose bid to obtain driveway easement

LISBON — One of the principles in the Moore Road controversy lost the driveway easement lawsuit she filed against her neighbors. Columbiana County Common Pleas Court Judge Scott Washam ruled last week that Arabian Knights Ltd. does not have a right to an implied easement — permanent or ...