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Quaker Digital Academy will add Quaker Prep Academy

Quaker Digital Academy is preparing to add a second online school for students K-8 called Quaker Prep Academy. The new school will offer students more options in a broader, more advanced program that still meets individual student needs. Founded in 2003, QDA is a non-profit, public online ...

State shutters police academy, cuts jobs

CLEVELAND — Ohio’s police training academy will no longer offer advanced training to law enforcement officers at a facility outside Columbus, a move that will leave 39 employees looking for jobs. Attorney General Dave Yost in a statement on Friday said advanced police training in Ohio was ...

Patriotic kids

Seven-month-old Carson Rearley (shown) and his 2-year-old brother Braydon donned patriotic dress for Memorial Day. They are the sons of Alicia and William Rearley of Lisbon. Alicia wrote that her grandfather, the late George Brown, her uncle, the late George L. Brown, and her brother, Brian L. ...

42 years is enough: Prosecutor won’t seek re-election

LISBON — Columbiana County Prosecutor Robert Herron, who has held the job longer than anyone else, changed his mind and will not seek re-election this year. Herron announced Tuesday he was withdrawing from the race and later dropped off a letter to that effect at the county elections board ...

Fair has tough choice to make

LISBON — As large gatherings are still prohibited in Ohio due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is still a lack of clarity as people are deciding whether or not to hold large events within the next several months. Within recent few days, the state has seemingly begun to open back up, as ...

Whatever will bee . . . won’t bee this year

COLUMBIANA — The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the cancellation of many memorable events and activities for K-12 students around the country. From graduation to dances to end-of-the-year celebrations, students have missed out on countless opportunities. When the national spelling bee was ...

Over half of COVID deaths in care facilities

LISBON — Columbiana County recorded its 52nd coronavirus-related death over the weekend. Laura Fauss from the county health department reported Monday an 87-year-old man who tested positive for the COVID-19 virus has died, He was living in a long-term health care facility at the time of his ...

Ohio to test all staff members in state’s nursing facilities

COLUMBUS — All staff members in the state’s nursing homes will be tested for the coronavirus, Republican Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday, announcing a ramped-up effort in Ohio’s hard-hit long-term care facilities. The governor said testing will also be done on residents who are most ...

Stocks rise on Wall Street

NEW YORK — Stocks surged on Wall Street to their highest levels since the business shutdowns took hold in the U.S. over two months ago, climbing on optimism Tuesday about the reopening economy even as the nation’s official death toll from the coronavirus closed in on 100,000. With ...

The line forms to the rear

As BMVs opened up on Tuesday in Ohio, the Lisbon BMV experienced a high volume of customers, as they wait outside while maintaining social distancing.