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Man faces charges after EP altercation

LISBON — An East Palestine man has been charged with assault and carrying a concealed weapon after he allegedly got into a fight at the home of another East Palestine man on Monday evening. A Feb. 28 pretrial was set Tuesday morning in county Municipal Court for Ronald G. Barson, 53, Bacon ...

ELO made ‘critical turn-around’ in 2018, mayor says in address

EAST LIVERPOOL — The city was able to make what Mayor Ryan Stovall called a “critical turn-around” during 2018, which he said was needed to help foster growth and development. During his annual state of the city address Tuesday night to city council, Stovall offered a laundry list of ...

Waterford gets 6 bids for project

NEW WATERFORD — The village received six sealed bids for Phase II of its multi-million dollar water distribution project in the community center on Tuesday. Mayor Shane Patrone said the bids bids ranged from $2.6 million to $1.837 million on an engineer’s estimate of $2.1 million for the ...

Leetonia, Washingtonville officials discuss merging water systems

WASHINGTONVILLE — Mayors Herman Frank of Washingtonville and Kevin Siembida of Leetonia agreed to a second meeting after obtaining more information on hooking up their water systems. Village officials, including the Utilities Superintendent Brian Gudat and Fiscal Officer Dale Davis, ...

Firefighters respond to gasoline spill

EAST LIVERPOOL — City firefighters responded quickly Monday morning with the hazmat unit to reports of gasoline flowing from a gas tank onto Jefferson Street, with between 12 and 15 gallons managing to leak out into the street and into the storm drain system. According to assistant Chief ...

Suspects named in Calcutta jewelry heist

CALCUTTA — A collaborative effort between law enforcement agencies in 12 jurisdictions has resulted in St. Clair Township Police Department naming two suspects in the March 3, 2018 robbery at Kay Jewelers in the Summit Square Plaza. According to Detective Greg Smith, two Dayton area people ...

County sued over sewage problem

LISBON — The owner and the resident of a South Meadowbrook Circle home in East Liverpool have filed a lawsuit against the county commissioners, the county engineer and others following alleged damage to her home due to flooding. Charlene Rice, who lived in the home, and the property’s ...

Washingtonville, Leetonia to talk about water today

WASHINGTONVILLE — Leetonia and Washingtonville officials will meet in the Washingtonville government building to discuss water at noon today. Mayor Herman Frank, Utilities Superintendent Brian Gudat and Fiscal Officer Dale Davis from Washingtonville will meet with Leetonia Mayor Kevin ...

Website keeps Salem Super Cruise fans informed

SALEM — Keeping the slogan, “If it has wheels, bring it,” the 14th annual Salem Super Cruise is keeping fans informed with its salemsupercruise.com website. The website has 131 pictures on its slide show displaying cars from previous Super Cruises. The Super Cruise, set for June 6-9, ...

Salineville gears up for spring projects

SALINEVILLE — Snow may still be flying, but Salineville council are already gearing up for some spring projects, including the annual chip and seal list. Mayor Linda Adams said the list of which streets they will be doing needs to be determined the end of March. Councilman Jim Wilson said ...