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Lincoln Park gets $15K grant

MIDLAND, Pa. – Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center has been approved for a $15,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support this coming summer’s production of “Memphis The Musical.” This project will help support Lincoln Park’s Diversity ...

Click It or Ticket

LISBON — The Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office will participate in the annual Click It or Ticket program. Beginning on Monday, May 23 and continuing through May 31, the program will mean extra patrols on the roadways in the county, including during the Memorial Day Weekend. The program ...

Wellsville to hold clean up days

WELLSVILLE – Residents in the village will get a chance to get rid of junk laying around their property by participating in next week’s Clean Up Days. Mayor Bob Boley said the village will have three dumpsters for residents to use starting on May 25 and continuing through May 27. He asks ...

Salem to close Broadway for Freed Fest

SALEM — This year’s Freed Fest will include a stage on South Broadway, with city council giving permission for the street’s closure from State Street south to the alley on the west side. That section of South Broadway will be closed from 10 a.m. Aug. 13 to 10 a.m. Aug. 14, for set-up ...

Alzheimer’s: Aging my way

In 2021, there were 6.25 million Americans with Alzheimer’s: 1.1 million black, .76 million Latino, and 4.4 million non-Hispanic white. By 2060 those numbers are expected to double or more. (Black, 3.1 million; Latino, 3.7 million and non-Hispanic white, 7 million). More than 260,000 deaths ...

CCCTC Blood Drive

In March, Columbiana County Career and Technical Center senior Health Academy student Kaylee Colkitt of Leetonia organized and sponsored a blood drive at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center as part of her senior capstone project. The senior capstone project is completed by all ...

County still seeing new COVID cases

LISBON — Columbiana County COVID-19 numbers continue to tally about three or four new cases per day. Medical Services Administrator Jamie Elenz said there were 113 new Columbiana County COVID-19 cases in April, which was about the same number as in March. The county health department gave ...

United moving forward with building project

HANOVERTON — United Local is getting ready to wrap up the school year and looking forward to what comes next. Superintendent Lance Hostetler said Wednesday at the district’s regular board meeting that, after some delays, the new school building project should be moving forward to the next ...

West Branch BOE approves five-year positive forecast

BELOIT — The West Branch school board this week approved a five-year financial forecast update that shows a positive cash balance through the end. Presented by district Treasurer Adam Fisher, the forecast starts with a positive cash balance of $5.1 million in the first year and grows to ...

Community Calendar

FRI/5-20 Beloit Matilda, 7:30 p.m., West Branch High School auditorium; $12 adults, $10 students and senior citizens; tickets available at the high school during the school day, by calling the box office at 330-938-2183 Ext. 37358 or online at http://wbmusic.org Chester Quaker State ...