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Tops 2231 EAST LIVERPOOL — TOPS 2231 met at Always Best Care, 1324 St. Clair Ave. on May 14 with leader Mary Wolf presiding. The meeting opened with TOPS and KOPS pledges and roll call. Cassy Stephens read the secretary and treasurers report. KOPS best loser and officer was Carolyn ...

Amnesty Initiative workshops

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LISBON — Columbiana County Municipal Court Judges Mark Frost and Tim McNicol have scheduled additional workshops for individuals with suspended driver’s licenses to obtain assistance with reinstatement and possible reduction and/or waiver of reinstatement fees. Ohio BMV Regional ...

Salem council agrees to reduce building’s assessment amount

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SALEM — City council recently reduced the assessment amount owed by a downtown building owner for corrective work done to shore up the facade. Mayor John Berlin said the hope is the action will make the building’s sale price more attractive by lowering it. The building is located at 386 ...

Rabies baits to be distributed

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LISBON — The Columbiana County Health Department reported today that the (USDA-APHIS) United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services will be distributing Oral Rabies Vaccine (ORV) baits in the western part of Columbiana County starting ...

Crawling for cupcakes

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Families and everyone with a sweet tooth enjoyed a pleasant afternoon at the second annual Cupcake Crawl in Lisbon Saturday. The crawl featured live music by Mike Webb at the gazebo and games and special events for children. The VFW also offered games for children and the Methodist Church ...

Planning to protect Lisbon’s well field

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LISBON — A committee is being created to develop a plan to better protect the area around the village’s well field from possible contamination by working with the adjacent farmers. Village Council on Tuesday approved legislation creating such a committee on the recommendation of the Ohio ...

Support of Lisbon schools welcome

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LISBON — The school board is continually amazed and appreciative of the community donations received in support of students. The latest example occurred at this week’s board meeting when they accepted more than $1,000 in donations to help pay the way for less fortunate students to attend ...

Salem council to consider bid for road income tax renewal in fall

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SALEM — City council will consider whether to ask voters this fall to renew the .25 percent additional income tax for another five years to do more street work. City council’s Committee of the Whole agreed this week to forward a proposed ordinance to council to consider placing the ...

Development panel talks EL solutions

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EAST LIVERPOOL — “It is worse than I ever dreamed,” East Liverpool housing inspector Bob Smith said as recounted some of the residential structures that he has had to visit for health and building violations within the city. Councilman Brian Kerr, who serves on the economic development ...

Steps of Change

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The 6th annual Steps of Change attracted 300 people to the Salem Community Center Saturday. Sponsored by Ohio CAN of Columbiana County the event featured resource tables, basket auctions and Disney characters. A highlight was the Shoe Memorial/Mile Walk which honored deceased loved ones lost ...