Local News

Council hears from residents regarding landlord program

LISBON —While village council continues to contemplate enacting some sort of landlord registration/inspection program, two people on opposite sides of the issue showed up at this week’s meeting. Sherman Street resident Donna St. Clair asked if the village received a response from the ...

Nine months for former corrections officer

LISBON — A Wellsville area woman, who brought drugs into the county jail when she worked there as a corrections officer, was sentenced to nine months in prison in Common Pleas Court on Friday afternoon. Melissa M. Barnhart, 40, Oak Grove Road, Wellsville, pleaded guilty in February to two ...

Wellsville BOE approves loan for stadium renovations

WELLSVILLE— In a special board of education meeting the Wellsville School Board approved a ground lease for the Nicholson Stadium Renovation. In the Friday morning meeting the board voted unanimously to approve the $1.5 million loan from Huntington Bank. The renovation is capped at $1.9 ...

Real Estate

Butler Township Richard and Virginia Dailey to Kim and Laura Kanagy, home and 1.7 acres on Slater Road; $234,000. Columbiana Sherry Poage to Bryan Kelly, home on Seventh Street; $127,000. Helen Whan Trust to Susan and Carl Scheiben, condominium on Timberline Drive; $180,000. Jennifer ...

For men’s good health: Prostate screening

Tomorrow, June 2, is National Cancer Survivor Day. National Men’s Health Week runs June 10-16. The Columbiana County Health District cares about men’s good health. The cancer clinic, supported by a Center Township Cancer Detection Clinic property tax levy (0.2 mill), will hold a prostate ...

Drug court has its first success story

LISBON — It is not every day a celebration surrounds someone appearing in Columbiana County Municipal Court, but on Tuesday the Municipal Drug Court celebrated Ami L. Demeo, the first person to successfully complete the program. “I just want to thank everybody who encouraged me and ...

Four-year sentence meted out in drug case

LISBON — Mackenzie Strub, the East Liverpool woman who was living in a West Washington Street, Lisbon, home where large amounts of narcotics were found in 2017, told Common Pleas Court Judge Scott Washam on Thursday she was ready to serve her prison sentence for her mistake. Washam ...

In East, storm season brings bewilderment

NEWARK, N.J. — As a tornado bore down on the western edge of New Jersey, some residents prepared for the worst, while others were caught off guard, despite bulletins from meteorologists and extensive coverage by television and radio stations. Marie Raffay was at a high school sports award ...

Oregon to curb pot production

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon is awash in pot, glutted with so much legal weed that if growing were to stop today, it could take more than six years by one estimate to smoke or eat it all. Now, the state is looking to curb production. Five years after voters legalized recreational marijuana, ...

That’ll teach him: Late doctor to lose emeritus status

COLUMBUS — A committee of Ohio State University trustees voted Thursday to revoke the emeritus status of a team doctor found to have sexually abused young men throughout his two decades there. The full board of trustees could vote Friday on canceling the mark of distinguished service for ...