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Crawling for cupcakes

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

United board makes resolution on funding

HANOVERTON — The United school board this week approved action that would set up funding if the board were to pursue a building project. The board approved a resolution rescinding a request for the Ohio School Facility Commission (OSFC) to establish a new scope, estimated basic project cost ...

Petersburg skydiver heads to world championships

PETERSBURG — A Petersburg man who has completed more than 10,000 skydives at Skydive Rick’s will compete later this month in the 2019 World Cup of Freefall Style and Accuracy Landing in Cordoba, Argentina. According to a press release from the United States Parachute Association (USPA), ...

Clipper NJHS

New members of the National Junior Honor Society at Columbiana’s South Side Middle School, recognized for excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, character and citizenship, are (from left) Garon Pedicini, Nevaeh Kolesar, Chloe Gill, Heaven Doss, Taylor Long, Vivian ...

Nursing pinning ceremony

East Liverpool – Kent State University held its annual nursing pinning ceremony May 8, during which 34 students were recognized for receiving degrees through the associate degree in nursing (ADN) program. Dr. Carol Hrusovsky, academic program director of the ADN program, presented student ...