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Happy birthday

Harold Baker was honored on his 90th birthday Sunday with a drive-thru celebration. He appreciated all the birthday wishes and most of all enjoyed seeing all who attended.

Happy birthday

Bonnie Miller was feted with a drive-by parade at the Calcutta Commons housing area Saturday afternoon. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, a planned trip with family and friends to Las Vegas to celebrate her 95th birthday was canceled.

Community Calendar

Due to space limitation, events scheduled after May 23 are not included in today’s edition. Beloit West Branch BOE at 6 p.m. May 21 in high school conference room, executive session. Chester American Legion officer elections from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 21. Columbiana Fairfield ...

Nearly 30 apply for Lordstown job

LORDSTOWN — The Lordstown Board of Education today is expected to officially name a new superintendent from nearly 30 people who applied for the school district’s top post. A meeting is set for 6 p.m. via Zoom from the district’s website to vote on Greg Bonamase, principal at Girard ...

Wellsville BOE honors Brophey

WELLSVILLE — The village school board met Monday night via virtual technology to wrap up some business before the end of the month, when they will graduate its Class of 2020 students later this month. All agenda items were approved via Superintendent Richard Bereschick, who noted that ...

GM gets site approval from village for plant

LORDSTOWN — Now possessing the last permit General Motors needed to start building its next-generation battery-cell manufacturing plant, pouring concrete for the massive complex is expected to begin next month. Site plan approval from Lordtown’s planning commission was the final permit ...

Speech advocate, astronaut’s wife Annie Glenn, dies

COLUMBUS — Annie Glenn, who was thrust into the spotlight in 1962 when her husband became the first American to orbit the Earth, but who shied away from the media attention because of a severe stutter that later moved her to advocate for people with speech disorders, died Tuesday. She was ...

Honoring veterans

Kyra Esarey (right) and Little Miss Apple Blossom Emma Madison place flags in the Lisbon Cemetery on Monday in preparation for Memorial Day.

County lists more virus cases but no new deaths in 3 days

LISBON — For the third day in a row, Columbiana County had no reported deaths from the coronavirus. This marks the first time since April 9-13 that Columbiana County has gone more than two days without a death reported in connection with the disease. However, the Ohio Department of ...

Gate still closed to riders

LISBON — An injunction and restraining order requested by the Columbiana County Board of Health preventing Treharne’s Training Center from holding equestrian events remained in effect on Monday following a brief telephone conference with Common Pleas Court Judge Scott Washam. Following ...