Local News

Trailer park possible

SALINEVILLE — A developer has expressed interest in locating a trailer park in town. Mayor Linda Adams reported at last week’s Village Council meeting a former resident contacted her about putting a 30-unit trailer park in town, possibly on Wilson Street. The village lacks zoning, so any ...

Salem wastewater plant project starts

SALEM— Phase II of the wastewater treatment plant improvements is under way. The contract with Stanley Miller Construction Company began May 30 and includes 540 to complete the project, with a scheduled completion date of Nov. 19, 2020. The commission in March accepted a bid of $5,285,870 ...

County Vietnam casualty honored

WELLSVILLE — Ernest G. Madden of Wellsville was just 21 years old when he lost his life in Vietnam while serving as a fire team leader as his company advanced into enemy territory on May 12, 1967. Corporal Madden’s actions that day would posthumously earn him the Silver Star by then ...

Wellsville council recognizes vandalism cleanup

WELLSVILLE Wellsville Council honored a group of teenagers and their parents for cleaning up vandalism in the 18th street park. During last weeks regularly scheduled council meeting, certificates of appreciation and gift certificates were given to the group of 10 volunteers who assisted in ...

Columbiana K-9 team excels at state police and fire games

COLUMBIANA — The city’s K-9 team is continuing to prove its worth, earning top spots in the Ohio Police and Fire Games held in Canton recently. According to the results posted online, K-9 Csuti and his handler Bryan Granchie came in first place in three categories and second place in a ...

Salem City Council approves appropriations to ‘19 budget

SALEM — City council this past week approved several appropriations to the budget. Council moved $115,000 within the General Fund. This includes $5,000 to the Police Department Vehicle/Equipment Repair and Parts for increased repairs on existing vehicles that exceeded the budget amount; ...

CCA offering new shuttle service to East Liverpool area

The Community Action Agency of Columbiana County will test a new shuttle service out in the Calcutta-East Liverpool area for the remainder of 2019 as part of a pilot program starting July 1. Shari Green, the agency’s transportation director, said that the program has been in the works for ...

A celebration 100 years in the making

Pleasant weather, fellowship and delicious food highlighted the annual Winona Strawberry Festival held Sunday at the corner of Winona Road and Cameron Street. The festival marked the 150th anniversary of town, founded under the Winona name with the first post office. The Winona Historical ...

Minerva man injured in dirt bike crash in West Township

WEST TOWNSHIP — Troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol Lisbon Post are investigating a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. A 2006 Honda CRF 450 dirt bike was traveling southbound on Lippincott Road, just north of US 30. The driver lost control of the dirt bike, ...