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Sunday auctions begin at old Newell high school

NEWELL, W.Va. — Sunday consignment auctions have begun in Newell. They are the latest addition to the flea market, inside vendors, fire department bingo and other activities that make the former Wells High School a busy place. The old school is a community center operated by the Newell ...

4-H Scouts Feb. meeting

The 4-H Scouts 4-H club held its February meeting with 17 members present. Members Owen Mayle and Jaylynn Hostetter led the meeting with the Pledges. Club members discussed enrollment, current fundraiser, Quality Assurance dates, species clinics, officer training, the Ohio 4-H convention in ...

County Briefing

Appointments announced Gov. Mike DeWine announced Friday the following appointments: Wade Clark Baer of Leetonia has been appointed to the State Auctioneers Commission for a term beginning Feb. 11, 2022, and ending Oct. 9, 2024. Gregory J. New of Beloit has been reappointed to the Technical ...

Is it love … or addiction?

As I sat down to write this article an earworm began to play inside my head … Robert Palmer’s “Addicted to Love.” Do you remember it? A couple of the things I learned in college is that 1.) Everything is political; and 2.) Music, films, television shows, are political statements. ...

Community Calendar

SAT/2-12 Alliance Alliance United Commercial Travelers Council #261, 4:30 p.m., Perkins Boardman DARE bowling night, 7 p.m., Boardman Lanes, 330-729-0127 Canfield Angels for Animals Valentine’s Day Birthday Bash in honor of Diane Less and Betty White, 6-9 p.m., Andrews Hall; $20 ...

Fairy Tale Reunion

Second graders at Joshua Dixon Elementary School celebrated weeks of study comparisons, contrasts, literary structure, and writing assignments. The results were magical as other students watched their second grade classmates dress as their favorite character and create name badges with the ...

Salem awarded $1.1M loan for treatment plant improvements

SALEM — The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency announced this week the awarding of a low-interest loan of $1.1 million to the city of Salem toward improvements at the wastewater treatment plant. Utilities Superintendent Don Weingart said Thursday that the city had already received ...

Power shut down due to slipping hillside

WELLSVILLE — Residents in the area near state Route 45 between West Point and Wellsville found themselves in the dark for several hours on Thursday afternoon and evening. According to Deanna Gilliand, a spokesperson with American Electric Power Ohio, the hillside along state Route 45 ...

Crestview takes next step toward new school building

NEW WATERFORD — The Crestview Board of Education took the next step toward the new school building project, seeking bids for a construction manager at risk. The purpose of the construction manager at risk is to have someone determine the maximum cost of the project, keep the project at that ...

Washingtonville salt truck in disrepair

WASHINGTONVILLE — Utilities Supervisor Brian Gudat this week advised council the village salt truck is in disrepair. Newly appointed road supervisor Kaiden Blair climbed into the rear of the truck and shoveled salt by hand during last week’s snow storm in efforts to keep village roadways ...