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Dr. Paull to manage KSU’s rural scholars program in county

SALEM — Dr. David Dees, dean and chief administrative officer for the Kent State Columbiana County campuses, announces that Dr. Jessica Paull is the newly appointed coordinator for the Rural Scholars Program on the Salem and East Liverpool campuses. She assumes the responsibility for the ...

Lisbon clean up continues

Submitted photo Evie McKnight and Chloe Dowd (seated in wheelbarrow) joined other volunteers who helped clean up Lisbon’s Squares Saturday as part of the downtown beautification campaign. They helped prune trees and bushes, weed and mulch as workers readied the downtown for fall and winter.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

WED/9-23 Lisbon County records commission, 10 a.m., auditor’s conference room Center Township trustees, 7 p.m., office, moved from Sept. 24 BDD, 4 p.m. via teleconference, call 424-7788 Chick-fil-A truck, Methodist Church, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Elkrun Township trustees, 7 p.m., ...

Salem: System eases filling out forms

SALEM — Filling out all those necessary back-to-school forms for each child just got a little easier for Salem parents through an online form system called OneView. Salem City Schools Curriculum Director Jamie Kemats gave school board members a quick introduction to the platform during ...

Trump rallies supporters at Pittsburgh airport

MOON TOWNSHIP — President Donald Trump predicted Tuesday that in 42 days, he will repeat his performance of 2016 and win Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes. “I’m all for fracking,” he told the crowd. “My opponent is against oil, guns and God.” The Republican incumbent in the ...

Stage Left revisits 50s with drive-in screening

LISBON — Mother Nature tried to dampen the Stage Left Players’ spirits, but plenty of people showed up Sunday to United Local High School in Hanoverton to watch the debut of the youth troupe’s latest production on the big screen. Kandace Cleland, Stage Left artistic director, explained ...

Lisbon Sparkle to close Oct. 31

LISBON — The owners of the local Sparkle Market announced Monday on social media the store will close Oct. 31 after 31 years. “Over the past three decades we have had the pleasure of serving the Lisbon community and their neighboring towns. Unfortunately, we feel that with the changing ...

Body found in Hancock County

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — An autopsy is pending on an unidentified body discovered Sunday afternoon near Mountaineer race track. Chief Deputy Art Watson of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office said Monday morning that they received a call around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, reporting the discovery of a ...

County libraries to join forces with PLUS

SALEM — Starting Thursday, Salem Public Library will join forces with four other libraries in Columbiana County to better share resources and integrate library services. Bottom line? A book borrowed from the Salem Public Library can be returned at libraries in Columbiana, East Palestine, ...

2 more COVID deaths reported

LISBON — Columbiana County lost two more county residents connected to the COVID-19 pandemic. The County Health Department reported on Monday there have now been 81 deaths, including 53 residents of long-term care facilities. The latest deaths are a 70-year-old man and a 85-year-old woman. ...