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Volunteers prep pool for opening

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EAST LIVERPOOL — The J. Burchfield Cartwright municipal pool in Thompson Park will be operating again this season, thanks to the work of volunteers who have been readying it for the June 2 opening. Former mayor Jim Swoger and his wife Amy took on the pool as their pet project 18 years ago, ...

Police

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County Sheriff — Deputies responded Friday evening to 16255 Dunn Road in Madison Township for a report of a domestic dispute, speaking to Alecia O’Hanlon and her mother, Melanie Jolly. O’Hanlon reported her mother was upset with O’Hanlon’s boyfriend not doing anything around the ...

Police

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Salem — An officer on patrol at 1:40 a.m. Sunday noticed possible accidental damage at one of the businesses in the 100 block of South Ellsworth. — An assault between two males was reported at 12:42 a.m. Sunday at Taco Bell, 1872 E. State St., with one male leaving in a black truck. ...

Lisbon flag raised

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Lisbon Mayor Joe Morenz is assisted by the village's flag designer, 9-year-old Ryan Hawthorne (orange shirt), his twin brother Henry and Sara Mayer. The three McKinley Elementary students all competed in the flag design competition. The flag was raised in the square on Saturday.

Lisbon comes up shy in bid for building rehab funds

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LISBON — There is not enough interest among downtown building owners for the village to seek a state grant to help them fix up their buildings, and Mayor Joseph Morenz believes he is partially to blame. “I am kind of (disappointed by the response), but I’m kind of to blame myself. If we ...

Disc golf course eyed for Firestone

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COLUMBIANA — The city’s park board has approved the idea of a disc golf course at the Harvey S. Firestone Park. According to minutes of the most recent park board meeting, the course was requested by local business owners Greg Snyder and Josh Dunn. Snyder and Dunn co-own Birdfish ...

Fair returns to the streets of East Palestine for 131st year

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EAST PALESTINE — Pony rides and a merry-go-round are just some of the new features of this year’s East Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce 131st annual Street Fair beginning on Wednesday. The fair will take place from Wednesday through Saturday, with Bates Brothers Amusements of ...

Kids can communicate via the new Tiger Line

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WELLSVILLE — Sometimes, the smallest mouths have the most to say, and through a program established by the village school district and police department, youngsters now have a way to communicate what they know. The “Tiger Line” is a special telephone line established specifically for ...

To Protect and Serve

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AKRON (AP) — One of the area’s newest police officers is far away from the dusty refugee camp in Nepal where he grew up and spent more than half his life, but he’s committed to his adopted home of Akron. Damber Subba, who arrived in the United States about 10 years ago, wants to be a ...

West Branch recognizes seniors at banquet

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BELOIT—West Branch High School held its 28th annual Senior Academic Recognition Banquet Tuesday night at Boneshakers at Timberlanes Complex. This year’s banquet honored 13 students who are in the top 10 percent of the Class of 2018 along with their parents and a teacher chosen by each ...