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Wellsville to hold ‘Celebrate America’ event

WELLSVILLE — Hoping the pandemic is behind them, event organizers are preparing to put their “red, white and blue” on full display Saturday, July 3. After missing last year due to COVID restrictions, John Morrow of Moving Wellsville Forward said that the Celebrate America event will ...

Chester Lions Club Car Show

Chester Lions Club member Brian Stewart’s daughter, Sierra (center), her friend Riley Long, and his father, Lee, pose with Lee’s 1967 Chevy II in anticipation of the annual Chester Lions Club “3rd” of July Car Show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 3 at the Chester City Park. Motorcycles are ...

Honoring a father

SALEM — Salem resident Floyd Crawford wanted to honor his late father, Daniel, in a special way for the centennial of his 1921 birth. Knowing his father’s fondness for his hometown of Leetonia, Floyd established a fund in his name to help Leetonia students, donating $1,000 for each year ...

Antique in the Streets planned in Columbiana

COLUMBIANA — A local business owner is spearheading the first Antique in the Streets event at 10 a.m. June 26 along Main Street. Shane Miller, owner of Olde Clutter’d Corner Antiques, hopes the event will increase traffic for local businesses. “There will be more than antiques here. ...

4 projects considered for ARC funding

LISBON — County Commissioner Roy Paparodis outlined four local projects this week totaling nearly $1 million that are being considered for funding in 2022 by the Appalachian Regional Commission. One is a water tank transmission pipe replacement on Thompson Avenue in East Liverpool, for ...

Salem board looking at water meter replacement

SALEM — Members of the city Utilities Commission may need to add replacement of residential water meters to their list of upcoming projects, with a possible price tag of $1.2 million. Utilities Superintendent Don Weingart provided the commission with a report showing how unaccounted water ...

Project will create outdoor learning space in Wellsville

WELLSVILLE — The fresh fruit or vegetable snack that Garfield Elementary School students receive is perhaps one of the favorite parts of their day; however, principal Lisa Ferguson explained that few if any of her students know how they come about. That is about to change, as Ferguson ...

Fatal fire still under investigation

LACROFT — An early Thursday evening blaze remains under investigation by the State Fire Marshal. Liverpool Township Fire Chief Dave Ward declined Friday night to release the name of the victim at 612 Ninth Ave., citing uncertainty whether her entire family had been notified. Township fire ...

Cleanup delayed

The city of East Liverpool’s cleanup day tomorrow has been postponed until next month due to inclement weather forecast. The next cleanup will be Saturday, July 17, at the Broadway Wharf.

Goshen police chief, road worker to retire

GOSHEN TOWNSHIP — Two longtime employees are retiring, opening positions in the police and road departments. Trustees this week recognized Police Chief Steve McDaniel and road employee Randy Smith, who will be retiring in the coming months. McDaniel has served as the chief since 2009. He ...