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Awareness: A step in the right direction

“Unintentional drug overdose is one of the leading causes of injury death in Ohio, surpassing motor vehicle crashes,” advises Recovery Ohio, a state governmental website. “As of June 1, there were 4,579 unintentional drug overdose deaths reported for the months of January through November ...

4-H year in review

Another 4-H year for over 650 Columbiana County youth is coming to a close. The 2020-2021 year brought back many traditions and programs that were missed or changed in the previous year. Youth were able to get back to the basics of meeting regularly with their community clubs for monthly ...

Community Calendar

SAT/8-21 Beloit Changed: West Branch school board meeting moved to Aug. 26 Calcutta Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center open from 1-5 p.m.; Nature Craft-Animal Tracks 1- 4:30 p.m.; Wood Carving Demonstration, 1-5 p.m. Canfield Bring One Take One (BOTO) plant exchange, drop off 9 ...

Concert in the park

Minerva’s last free concert in the park for this summer will feature DJ’s Rock & Roll Big Band, playing tunes from the ‘50s to the ‘70s from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 28 on the Municipal Park stage. DJ’s Rock & Roll Big Band is a 15-piece band, featuring a full horn section, ...

Artisans Against Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence: Walk in Their Shoes is the theme for the 6th Annual Artisans Against Domestic Violence Art Exhibit from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the East Palestine Country Club, 50834 Carmel Achor Road, Negley. There will be close to 50 pieces of artwork, poetry, and writings by several ...

Ohio AG approves language in legal marijuana petition

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General’s Office on Friday approved summary language in a petition to legalize marijuana use and sales in the state. The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol wants to make it legal for adults 21 and older to buy and possess 2.5 ounces (71 ...

Lordstown Motors exhibits truck

LORDSTOWN — Lordstown Motors Corp., which has twice now warned it may not survive the next year without additional financing, is trying to arouse the interest of potential buyers for its Endurance by bringing the truck to them. The electric vehicle startup exhibited the all-electric pickup ...

Salem 9/11 remembrance set for Aug. 28

SALEM — Never forget — powerful words for a powerful event planned for 7 p.m. Aug. 28 at the KSU City Center to remember 9/11 20 years later. For anyone old enough to recall that day in 2001, the images appeared unimaginable as terror descended on New York, the Pentagon in D.C. and a ...

Columbiana discusses ‘dangerous’ railroad crossing

COLUMBIANA—City Manager Lance Willard addressed council Tuesday regarding the railroad crossing on Elm Street. Willard attended a meeting with representatives from Norfolk Southern, Ohio Department of Transportation and the Rail Commission. Several options were discussed, with an ...

McCutcheon waives prelim, case goes to grand jury

EAST LIVERPOOL — Both police officers were back on the job Thursday morning; however, neither had to testify against an East Liverpool man who allegedly rammed their cruisers a week ago after a domestic violence call. Shane E. McCutcheon, of Reynolds Street, elected to waive his ...