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MON/3-8 East Palestine Eagles, chicken parm, 4-8 p.m., $8, eat in or carryout, 886-0397 after 3:30 Village council, park community center, 7 p.m., masks required East Liverpool Beaver Local BOE meeting, 7 p.m. Monday, 8th grade pod Goshen Center Gos hen Township trustees, admin ...

CCESC JV Academic Challenge

The Columbiana County Educational Service Center (CCESC) conducted its Junior Varsity Academic Challenge virtually this year from Feb. 10 through 22. The Salem team, coached by Sue Skiba, won first place followed by United, coached by Elaine Meals, and Leetonia, coached by Molly Coffee.

COVID vaccinations being scheduled in Mahoning County

YOUNGSTOWN — Mahoning County Public Health and other providers are beginning to schedule for Phase 1C and Phase 2 COVID-19 vaccinations. Phase 1C includes individuals with certain occupations and with certain medical conditions not addressed in previous phases including: – Individuals ...

Elections board reorganizes

LISBON — The Columbiana County Board of Elections officially appointed and swore in multiple positions on the board Friday afternoon. Judge Tim McNicol swore in Kim Fusco as director and Bryce Miner as deputy director, along with board members Victor Maroscher, representing the Republican ...

County gives update on vaccine clinics, virus cases

LISBON — Those eligible for the coronavirus vaccine in the county will have several opportunities, including next Friday, March 12 at the County Vaccination Complex at the fairgrounds. Starting on Monday and continuing Tuesday, those age 60 and older wanting the vaccine are encouraged to ...

Wellsville man gets trial date in murder case

LISBON — Terrance Haywood, accused in the shooting death of Destiny A. Moody in Wellsville in 2019, could face a Common Pleas Court jury in May. Haywood, 28, Chester Avenue, Wellsville, is charged with murder, two firearm specifications, aggravated burglary, tampering with evidence and ...

Blossom receives hug tent

SALEM — The power of touch returned to Blossom Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Friday, in the form of a plastic tent with arms. The hug tent will enable residents to experience a basic human need they’ve been dreaming about for over a year since COVID-19 came to town — the feel of a ...

Trial dates set for county coroner

LISBON — Columbiana County Coroner Dr. George Wilson, who is charged with domestic violence following an alleged incident involving a woman at his home in December, could face a jury in June in County Municipal Court. On Friday morning, visiting Judge David Stucki met with visiting ...

FRC offers Naloxone kits

The Family Recovery Center offers Naloxone (Narcan), a medication that can block the effects of opioids and reverse an overdose. Free Narcan kits are distributed Monday - Thursday from 9 to 6 p.m. at their Lisbon office, 964 N. Market St. Kits are also distributed via their mail order program. ...

World Briefing

Dems split on jobless benefits WASHINGTON — Democrats laid aside one battle over boosting the minimum wage but promptly descended into another internal fight Friday as the party haltingly tried moving its $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill through the Senate. Hours after asserting they’d ...