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Commuinity Corner

The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce held a fall business showcase Oct. 11 at Generations Cafe. Business information was presented by Jennifer Burton, Whispering Pines Village executive director; Larry Everly, The Everly Group; and Jen Balint, Cobbler’s Corner manager. Pictured are (from ...

OD suspected in man’s death

SALEM — Salem Police Detective Dave Talbert said Sunday that the death of an East Palestine area man is being blamed on a suspected drug overdose, pending results of toxicology and completion of the Columbiana County Coroner’s Office investigation. The deceased was identified as ...

United Class of 1963

The United Local Class of 1963 had a class get-together recently. Shown are Lyndon Gamble, Gary Milliken, Carol Seevers, Judy Hoyt Gamble, Ellen Speidel Matiscik, Bonnie Fleming Glick, Bonnie Lindersmith McDevitt, Nadine Doyle Sturgeon, Bonnie Cox Trubee, Maxine McGhee Sanor, Betty Fleming, ...

United Class of 1964

The United Local Class of 1964 had a class get-together recently. Shown are Nancy Ellyson Filp, Don Hoyt, Bill Richey, Vern McDevitt, Tom Cope, Bill McGranahan, Jon Cook, Ron Wickersham, Bonnie Waithman Conser, SueEllen Hutter Bailey, Bob Anderson, Janet Copenad Cooper, Wanda Phillis Navoyosky, ...

16 School reunion

The 16 School held its 37th reunion Oct. 6 at the Lisbon Nazarene Church. Shown are the attendees (front, from left) William Laughlin, John McGeehen, Margaret Burton, Donald Burton, Jane Thompson, Phyllis Hamilton and Marjorie Watson, (row 2) Kenny Thompson, Kathleen Burton, Mary Davis and ...

Walkers raise $25,000 for Heartbeat

EAST LIVERPOOL — Heartbeat of Columbiana County held its annual Walk for Life on Saturday at Thompson Park in East Liverpool. Despite the chilly morning, more than 170 people turned out to walk in support of the organization and the free services it provides to local women and families. ...

Joy of Christmas light show readied

COLUMBIANA — The annual Joy of Christmas light display organized by the Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau will begin on Nov. 16. The drive-through holiday light display opening night will begin at 6 p.m. at the Harvey S. Firestone Park located at 338 E. Park Ave. in Columbiana. The ...

Ballot issue seeks to reform Ohio drug laws

CLEVELAND — A November ballot issue aimed at reforming Ohio’s drug laws, reducing the state’s prison population and making millions of new dollars available for drug treatment should be part of the state constitution because the Republican-dominated Legislature has failed to address ...

New markers placed on graves of Civil War veterans

SALEM — Two Grand Army of the Republic Civil War veterans who went to their graves in the early 1920s now have new markers at Grandview Cemetery honoring their service to the Union. “As Sons of Union Veterans, that’s what we do. It’s an honor for me and our group to honor those who ...

Recycling idea kicked to the curb

LISBON — The Village Council committee asked to take a second look at the feasibility of implementing a curbside recycling program still does not believe it is a good idea. Councilwoman Dawn Thomas, who was named chairman of the special committee, said they did not find any new information ...