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New term for Dem leader

Charley Kidder was re-elected to another term as Columbiana County Democratic Party chairman. The party central and executive committee met remotely over the weekend and unanimously appointed Kidder to another four-year term. “I appreciate the party’s faith and continued support. I’m ...

EP building permit reminder

EAST PALESTINE —Village building zoning inspector C.H. McCutcheon is reminding all residents of the requirement to obtain a building permit for all projects over $100. Offices are open and McCutcheon can be reached at 330-426-4367 ext. 16 through Friday from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Additional times ...

Coy Park reopened to public

GREENFORD – Green Township trustees have reopened Coy Park to the public. The trustees last week approved the opening of the park amid the COVID-19 pandemic and are now accepting rental applications for the pavilions. The trustees also approved $6,265 for Custom Concrete to repair the ...

States enter into various stages of reopening

Editor’s note: Much of the nation has been shut down over the past two-plus months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But now the economy is reopening, and businesses of all types are quickly ramping up for what they hope will be a busy summer season that will return them to some sense of ...

Local communities engage in return-to-business mode

Some area businessmen and community representatives offered their input on the region’s recovery attempts from the epidemic. Lisbon Mayor Peter Wilson is hopeful the village will bounce back. He pointed out six new businesses had opened downtown in 2019, but since the governor’s ...

2 EL men found dead in senior housing units possibly due to excessive heat

EAST LIVERPOOL — An official investigation is under way in the deaths of two city men who lived in a low income senior housing complex next to city hall. While police don’t suspect either man fell victim to foul play, it is too early to rule out negligence contributing to the ...

COVID cases linked to Elkton prison

LISBON — Columbiana County coronavirus numbers continued to rise through the weekend with the FCI-Elkton federal prison again determined to be the biggest contributing factor. With an increase of five cases on Saturday, but 51 cases on Sunday, the county currently has 794 cases. Columbiana ...

Peaceful protest in East Liverpool

Morning Journal/Stephanie Ujhelyi Chants of “no justice, no peace” and “silence is consent “ and signs reading “black lives matter,” “say their names” and “I cannot breathe” filled the air for nearly two hours, as 100 activists lined West Sixth Street Saturday afternoon ...

Crestview Elementary Honor Roll

Fourth grading period All A’s 2nd Grade: Aubry Barnett, Faith Berger, Judah Birchler, Shannon Black, Bristol Brubaker, Gage Davis, Sydnee Ervin, Ayden Foote, Helen Garwood, June Gentry, Callie Harvey, Wyatt Holmes, Jackson Huff, Adelyn Hutmacher, Brynlee Kiehl, Daniel LeFebvre, Owen ...

Crestview Middle School Honor Roll

Fourth grading period All A’S 5th Grade: Shane Bacon, Sydnee Brown, Sydney Bulick, McKenzie Cope, Carson Crable, Cambriauna Davidson, Analise Davis, Brian Hall, Morgan Hively, Andrew Hodge, Casey Koopman, Kyle Krawchyk, Madeline Long, Blake McCowin, Kerrigan Miller, Isabella Novak, ...