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Cutrona seeks to prohibit big tech from censoring

Concerned about the control Google, Facebook, Twitter and other big tech companies have, state Rep. Al Cutrona plans next week to introduce a bill that would prohibit them from censoring based on content unless it violates state or federal laws. “There’s been a massive amount of ...

YIP donates to Salem pantry

SALEM — A philanthropic group of students recently toured the Salem Community Pantry after donating funds to purchase a new office computer system for the non-profit. Their next donation may involve time and talent. When given the opportunity to ask questions near the end of the tour, ...

Couple needn’t agree on after-death-wishes

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I disagree about our arrangements after we pass away. I would like to be cremated and scattered at a location with wonderful memories, like where we honeymooned. He wants a full funeral and to be buried in our hometown, 2 1/2 hours away from where we have been living ...

Community Calendar

FRI/8-20 Calcutta St. Clair Township trustees, 1 p.m., township government building; special meeting to adopt resolution to participate in the OhioOne Subdivision Settlement with McKesson Corporation Chester Quaker State Retirees, breakfast, EJ’s Restaurant, 9 a.m. Columbiana Good ...

Washingtonville readies for EMS change

WASHINGTONVILLE— Mayor Herman Frank announced during council Monday that magnets with the local numbers for emergency services have been ordered. “Two numbers — one for the police, one for the ambulance — and there is also 911,” Frank said. Fire Chief Todd Baird said insurance ...

County Briefing

ODOT News Beginning Monday, the Ohio Department of Transportation will resurface nearly five miles of state Route 164 from Salineville to state Route 518 in Wayne Township. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. The completion date is Sept. 30. West Branch BOE The West Branch school ...

SR approves personnel moves

CANFIELD — The South Range school board approved several personnel moves this week. The board approved Dr. Michael Engle as volunteer unpaid athletic team physician for soccer and Taymer Graham as a volunteer football coach for the 2021-2022 school year. The board also approved David ...

Thompson Park board OKs $3K for stairs project

EAST LIVERPOOL — The Thompson Park board of commissioners agreed to make up the shortfall needed for the local garden club to complete a stairs project. During a Wednesday regular meeting, board members heard from East Liverpool-Calcutta Garden Club member Lisa Chronister, who updated on ...

BACK TO SCHOOL

Tamika Thornton, a volunteer with the Family Recovery Center, applies a graphic to Kendall Smith, 2, of Wellsville during Wednesday’s back-to-school event at Bombshell Beauty Salon on the east end of East Liverpool. In addition to free haircuts, the city’s American Legion donated backpacks ...

County health officials give update on virus numbers, booster shot

LISBON — The coronavirus is again on the rise in Columbiana County, although Medical Services Administrator Jamie Elenz said this time 85 to 90 percent of the cases are believed to be from the Delta variant. During Wednesday’s meeting of the Columbiana County Board of Health, Elenz and ...