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The New Lisbon Presbyterian was chosen as the Lisbon Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Month for August: church secretary Connie Pezzano, the Rev. Mary Jo Bruinooge, chamber president Susan Shank, music director Jodine Pilmer and vice president Ladawn Whitman.

A day of peace, quiet and paint

Nancy Hawkins spent a peaceful day along the creek at Beaver Creek State Park with her easel and paints Hawkins, who has a blog about art (artistimpressionsfromlife.blogspot.com found as many people do that the park is a perfect place to unplug from all your electronic gadgets, relax and just ...

Lisbon pool lift carries $4K tag

LISBON — It will cost nearly $4,000 to install a device to lift handicapped people in and out of the Sadie Van Fossan swimming pool. Fiscal Officer Tracey Wonner reported at Tuesday’s village council meeting that parks director Dana Blackburn submitted a proposal to purchase an ...

Waterline begins moving toward Frederick Heights

WELLSVILLE — Work has finally begun on the Frederick Heights waterline project. Buckeye Water District manager Al DeAngelis reported at Thursday’s meeting work began on July 22 and the contractor, Yarian Brothers, has extended the trunk line to within 100 feet of Woodlawn ...

Goshen officer will patrol the halls at West Branch

GOSHEN CENTER — Goshen Township trustees this week approved a two-year contract to provide a school resource officer for the West Branch school district. Trustees approved a two-year contract effective Sept. 1, 2019 through Aug. 31, 2021 for the Goshen Police District to provide a school ...

Five individuals, basketball team earn spots on United’s Wall of Fame

HANOVERTON — The United Local Wall of Fame Committee has selected the inductees for the 2019 year. The following inductees will join the ranks of those who have been honored for outstanding accomplishments to United Local: — Rebecca Weingart Farris, Class of 1995 (Academic/Career ...

Judge rules Boardman teen poses ‘serious risk’ to community

YOUNGSTOWN — Federal Court Judge George Limbert ruled Friday that 18-year-old Justin Olsen should remain in federal custody after being arrested earlier this week on accusations that he made threats to federal officers in online postings. The judge made his ruling following a several hour ...

Got talent

Chelsea Matta warms up the crowd Saturday morning with songs like “Rainbow” and “Harper Valley PTA” during the two-day long East Liverpool’s Got Talent Festival held in Thompson Park. Over the two days, approximately 30 musicals acts will play the event, which includes food, crafts ...

Familiar faces, fresh spaces will greet Salem students

When Salem students return to classes Wednesday, they’ll see some familiar faces in new administrative positions, plus a fresh look to the high school library, gymnasium, band room and choir room. “We look forward to continuing the excellence in education that Dr. Joe Shivers and many ...

Big football fans

The Salem Kiwanis is selling chances to win two tickets for the Cleveland Browns vs Cincinnati Bengals game. The Browns home game will be at 1 p.m. Dec. 8. The club also is selling chances for two tickets (20-yard line) for Ohio State vs Miami of Ohio on Sept. 21; game time TBD. Chances are $5 ...