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Palestine honors safety personnel involved in two life-saving events

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EAST PALESTINE — Two lives were saved last month by the brave actions and skills of local people, and those people were honored on Monday. East Palestine Fire Chief Josh Brown told council during the Monday meeting that it was Jerry Coblentz and Denny Griffith who helped pull a man from a ...

Drugs had role in man’s death

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GLENMOOR — An East Liverpool man found dead alongside East Liverpool Road earlier this month died as the result of a drug overdose and not the vehicle accident in which he was involved, according to St. Clair Township Police. The body of Michael L. Savors, 38, Harvey Avenue, was found just ...

K-9 back to work following injury

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CALCUTTA — After 11 weeks off the job, K-9 officer Axel was back on duty Tuesday with his handler Detective Chris Davis. During a training exercise, the 7-year-old canine tore his ACL, which required extensive surgery, including replacement with a metal plate that now holds his bones in ...

Liverpool police ask: Anyone you know?

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East Liverpool police are looking for information into the identity of these two people in connection with a robbery Tuesday morning at the Mainland Gas Station in East End. Detective Captain Darin Morgan said Tuesday afternoon no information about the robbery was available at that time but ...

Lower jobless rate but fewer with jobs

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LISBON — Columbiana County’s unemployment rate continues to drop but it still lags behind the statewide and national rates. The county’s jobless rate in August was 5 percent, down from 5.4 percent the month before, according to figures released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and ...

County Briefing

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ESC seeking board applicants The county Educational Service Center board is seeking applicants to fill the unexpired term of Jacki Dalonzo, who resigned effective Sept. 30 due to moving out of the county. The board must name a replacement within 30 days of the resignation. The new member will ...

Spill closes Liverpool street

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EAST LIVERPOOL — Lisbon Street was closed to traffic several hours Tuesday after fluid sprayed from a broken line on a passing tow truck, causing the roadway to become a virtual ice rink, according to officials. According to Service-Safety Director Brian Allen, the tow truck blew out a line ...

Towing company left out in the dark

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SALEM — A private meeting between Cathy Davidson of Davidson Sales & Service, Police Chief Mike Emigh and one Perry Township trustee was set up after Davidson questioned the police department’s call rotation policy for local towing companies. Davidson appeared before trustees Monday, ...

Cos in cuffs: TV star gets 3 to 10 years for sex assault

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NORRISTOWN, Pa. — At an age when other Hollywood stars are settling into retirement and collecting lifetime-achievement awards, an 81-year-old Bill Cosby was led away to prison in handcuffs Tuesday, sentenced to three to 10 years behind bars in what was seen by many of his accusers as a ...

Tiger court

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Wellsville High School will crown its fall homecoming queen at halftime of Friday’s game against United. The dance “Seussville” will be 7-10 p.m. Saturday in the high school auditeria. This year’s court consists of seniors (from left) Maia Amato, Jamie Hilton, Regan Pierson, Delaney ...