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Negley area crash

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An older man was transported by Negley Fire/EMS to St. Elizabeth's Health Center in Youngstown with head injuries late Saturday night. He was found partially ejected through the passenger side of the vehicle following a rollover crash on state Route 154 just west of Negley. The silver 2006 ...

Lisbon food kiosk to stay

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LISBON — The food pantry box located in the town square will remain after Village Council agreed to allow its existence to continue. “It’s being used, it really is. It’s helping a lot of people,” said Kodiealyse Ferro, whose family approached council in July with the idea of placing ...

Pennex tax break in place

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LISBON — A tax abatement agreement that is key to Pennex Aluminum Corp.’s planned $23 million expansion has received final approval. County commissioners last week signed off on the enterprise zone agreement with Leetonia Leasing that grants a 15-year property tax abatement for the new ...

Lights just not right, right now, for Crestview soccer field

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NEW WATERFORD — A plan to put up light poles at the Crestview soccer field may have to be put on hold for now. Board member Dave McGoogan reported to the board that after looking at the cost to put light poles on the field, it is now believed it would be better to buy two extra moveable ...

Palestine addresses question of mobile homes: legal or not?

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EAST PALESTINE — Village officials are attempting to address whether mobile homes should be allowed in the village outside of mobile home parks. The matter was discussed during a council development committee meeting last week in which building and zoning inspector John Simon said a lot of ...

Salvation Army kicks off annual red kettle drive

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EAST LIVERPOOL — The local Salvation Army kicked off the Christmas giving season Friday morning during its second annual red kettle breakfast where supporters raised $7,000 for those in need of assistance. Silver tier donors giving between $500 and $999 were Rotary of Calcutta and Hancock ...

BWD getting more commitments for Fredericktown Road project

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WELLSVILLE — The Buckeye Water District appears to be getting closer to its planned waterline extension to residents of Fredericktown Road in St. Clair Township. “They have about 75 (signups) so far, so we’re getting close to doing that project,” board vice president Tim O’Hara said ...

Recount set in Hancock race for commission

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NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — Chester businessman Tommy Ogden has filed the paperwork with the Board of Elections for a recount of the votes for the Hancock County commission race after last week’s canvass showed the Republican challenger losing to incumbent commissioner Jeff Davis by just 10 ...

County Briefing

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Dog license on sale Dec. 1 County dog licenses will go on sale starting Dec. 1 and end Jan. 31. The fee is $10 for a one-year license, $30 for a three-year license and $100 for a lifetime license (which can only be purchased in the county auditor’s office). Licenses can be obtained ...

Salem Twp. OKs purchase for excavator

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FRANKLIN SQUARE — Salem Township trustees last week approved spending $2,762 for the purchase of a new cylinder arm for the Case mini-excavator. Road Foreman Jason Entrikin said the cylinder can be purchased through Southeastern Equipment Co. and Trustee Chairman John Wilms said, “I say ...