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Helping hand

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This is one of three tractor-trailers that had to get some help from First Class Towing to make it up the slight grade on West Eighth Street in East Liverpool during Wednesday morning’s snow storm. The tow company’s garage is located nearby, and owner Pat King did not charge the truck ...

Handgun found in student’s backpack

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STEUBENVILLE — A 17-year-old boy who was being taken into custody at Steubenville High School on Tuesday morning in connection with an armed robbery had a loaded .40 caliber handgun in his backpack, city police reported. Police were notified around 9:23 p.m. Saturday by two people in a ...

Public records request made regarding safety app

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EAST LIVERPOOL — During this week’s city council meeting, Councilman Brian Kerr presented a written public records request aimed at determining who opened a Neighbors app account and how much money has been raised by sharing the app. Kerr said in his request the app was requested under ...

W.Va. teachers end strike after no action on doomed bill

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Unions for West Virginia teachers ended their two-day strike Wednesday night after lawmakers did not act on a doomed, broad-based education bill. Leaders of three unions representing teachers and school service personnel said at a news conference that classrooms would ...

Interim planning director

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East Liverpool Service-Safety Director Brian Allen has been named interim city planning director while the search continues for a replacement for David Dawson, who left the position last week. Allen is not receiving any compensation for the additional work,according to Mayor Ryan Stovall, who ...

Mobile Hotspots

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The Lepper Library in Lisbon is announcing the new addition of Mobile Hotspots to the collection that provides internet access for free. The Mobile Hotspots provide WiFi from the Sprint 3G/4G network with unlimited data. The device is portable, easy to use and can support up to 10 devices in ...

Wine tasters to mingle in Lisbon on Saturday

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LISBON — The Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce and the Lisbon Landmark Foundation will hold their annual “Wine About Winter” from 2-5 p.m. Saturday in the downtown. Proceeds from the wine tasting will go toward restoring buildings in Lisbon’s historical center. “Please consider ...

Super’s future remains in hands of board

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NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — The future of Hancock County’s superintendent of schools will not be known publicly for another week, following a special meeting Monday of the Hancock County Board of Education. Following an executive session of two hours and 49 minutes, board members returned to ...

Salem school calendar approved

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SALEM — The Salem school board Tuesday night set the school calendar for next year. The board approved the 2019-2020 school calendar that includes a first day for students on Aug. 21, last day on May 28 and commencement on May 24. There will also be a two-week Christmas break from Dec. 23 ...

Handgun found in student’s backpack

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STEUBENVILLE — A 17-year-old boy who was being taken into custody at Steubenville High School on Tuesday morning in connection with an armed robbery had a loaded .40 caliber handgun in his backpack, city police reported. Police were notified around 9:23 p.m. Saturday by two people in a ...