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Too much water unaccounted-for in East Palestine

EAST PALESTINE— When the village implemented new valves and flow meters that went online in the middle of 2019, the hope was to decrease the amount of unaccounted-for water (UFW). However, as Councilman Alan Cohen pointed out at the recent village council meeting, the amount of UFW has gone ...

Columbiana R&B sets office hours

COLUMBIANA — The Restoration and Beautification Committee of Columbiana has established office hours in the Chamber of Commerce building at 333 N. Main St. in the latest effort to better provide information and access to residents about the committee’s ongoing $3 million project to ...

BWD has $4 million budget to work with

WELLSVILLE — The Buckeye Water District adopted a 2020 general fund budget of nearly $4 million after ending last year with a healthy carryover balance of $3.1 million. The BWD passed annual budget appropriations of $3.97 million at Thursday’s board meeting, which is $220,000 less than ...

Salem cuts ties with contractor on sewer line extension project

SALEM — The Salem Utilities Commission voted Thursday to part ways with the contractor on the Snyder Road sewer line extension project, with Chairman Bob Hodgson citing “a dissatisfaction with how the job is going.” Rudzik Excavating of Struthers had been awarded the project last ...

Fact Book information needed

The Morning Journal is preparing to publish the 2020 Columbiana County Fact Book. If information for your church or organization has changed since the last publication, or if your organization has not been included in the past and would like to be in this year’s edition, please submit the ...

Real Estate

Butler Township Craig Weingart to Michael and Laura Grimstad, 12 acres on Shelton Road; $97,376 Craig Weingart to Starlon Howell, 2.7 acres on Shelton Road; $139,700 Center Township Nancy Klaes Weber to Caleb Hood, home on Forest Street; $115,000 Columbiana Ella M. Kimpel to Matthew ...

Heading south for the winter

Golden eagles are back from Canada, spending the winter in the eastern U.S. Researcher Trish Miller said there are probably around 5,000 east of the Mississippi River, compared to estimates of 1,000 to 2,500 when she and her husband, Michael Lanzone, began studying them in 2005. Other ...

­Feelings: Don’t ignore yours

In writing about feelings, E.G. Wishart says, “If we want to be loved, we must reveal ourselves. If we want to love someone, they must allow us to know them.” This profound thought strikes fear in the hearts of people who have been conditioned to believe they are unworthy, who have been ...

Henderson will lead Leetonia school board

LEETONIA — The Leetonia school board has maintained its leadership for the next year. The board re-elected Michael Henderson as president at its organizational meeting last week. The board also chose Christina Bulford as vice president. Also, the board acknowledged board compensation of ...

Wince named president of South Range board

BEAVER TOWNSHIP — The South Range school board has selected its leadership for the next year, but not without some division. The board elected Ralph Wince as president and Terri Lally as vice president at its organizational meeting Wednesday. However, board member Taylor Christian ...