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CTC work slows

LISBON — The rain early this summer has put a lot of things behind schedule and the nursing wing expansion building project at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center has not been an exception. Superintendent Chuck Adkins reported to the board on Tuesday that there have been ...

FEMA assistance approved for county

COLUMBUS — Gov. Mike DeWine announced Wednesday that FEMA has opened its public assistance program to the state and four counties — including Columbiana County — affected by the severe storms the last week of May. “Responding to the Memorial Day storms cost local governments millions ...

Handle with care

United Quilt Guild members Barbie Zwick, left, and Kathy Strelko hold up a quilt with gloved hands at the judging Wednesday for this year’s quilt show, which kicks off Friday. Story, Page A6.

Southern board approves new track surface

SALINEVILLE — Southern Local track runners will have a new surface to practice on after the board approved the addition of a rubberized surface for the track. Athletic Director Robert Shansky and Superintendent Tom Cunningham explained to the board they had recently met with someone from ...

US heat wave just warming up

DETROIT — The heat wave that has been roasting much of the U.S. in recent days is just getting warmed up, with temperatures expected to soar to dangerous levels through the weekend. Communities are preparing by offering buildings as cooling centers and asking residents to check in on ...

Tribune to step into void being left by Vindicator

WARREN — A daily Mahoning County edition of the Tribune Chronicle will be published beginning in September, Publisher Charles R. Jarvis announced Monday. “We are aggressively moving ahead with planning to attempt to fill the void of daily newspaper coverage for Mahoning County after Sept. ...

United quilters’ work on display in Salem

SALEM — The artistry and amazing skill associated with quilt making will be on display in vibrant colors and unique designs during United Quilt Guild’s 10th Biennial Quilt Show this weekend at First Friends Church. “A lot of them are art,” show co-chair Rita Kilpatrick said of the ...

History will come alive at BCSP

EAST LIVERPOOL—Friends of Beaver Creek State Park will present “A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier” from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Pioneer Village, recreating the everyday routine of a soldier during the Civil War. Visitors can tour encampments and learn directly from artillery and ...

South Range board ups lunch prices slightly

BEAVER TOWNSHIP — The South Range school board Monday approved slight increases to student lunch prices. The board increased lunch prices by 10 cents for grades kindergarten through four and five through 12. The new lunch costs are $2.85 for grades kindergarten through four and $2.95 for ...

NCST, city’s new beginning focus of PBS documentary

EAST LIVERPOOL — A film crew from Western Reserve Public Media, WNEO/WEAOm a PBS affiliate, was in East Liverpool on Wednesday to gather footage of the New Castle School of Trades for an upcoming documentary on East Liverpool. The crew of Kelly Woodward and Jamie Jansen has been in East ...