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Shooting update on Hancock County shooting

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NEW MANCHESTER — Authorities say one woman is dead and three others injured after a shooting Wednesday evening in Hancock County. Sheriff Ralph Fletcher said late Wednesday at a brief press conference at the Hancock County Courthouse in New Cumberland that police shot the suspect, who was ...

County Briefing

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Car show to help Toys for Tots Columbiana Ford will host a car and bike show from 5-8 p.m. Saturday to benefit Toys for Tots. The event will also feature live music, food vendors, a bounce house, 50/50 raffle and special guest appearance from Dave Robinson, former Green Bay Packer and NFL ...

Salem breaks ground for treatment plant work

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SALEM —The dirt flew Thursday as city officials, personnel and engineers kicked off the Phase 2 Improvements Project for the Salem Wastewater Treatment Plant on Pennsylvania Avenue with shovels in hand. “A lot of this is maintenance on the plant,” city Utilities Superintendent Don ...

S. Range handles personnel

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BEAVER TOWNSHIP— The South Range school board recently approved several personnel move. The board approved James Terry as the transportation lead maintenance position as per the memorandum of understanding approved last month. The position is a pilot program through June 30, 2020 under the ...

Goshen waits on vacant property

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GOSHEN CENTER — Goshen Township trustees will have to wait a while longer before taking possession of an abandoned property north of Damascus. Trustee Bob McCracken reported this week the property at 13810 S. Pricetown Road, on which sits a vacant home, will have to go through a scheduled ...

Back-to-school bridge

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For the fifth consecutive summer, Heritage Thermal Services employees visited the pedestrian bridge that connects West Seventh and Jefferson streets in East Liverpool to Westgate School and Patterson Field to clear weeds and clean the walkway. They were joined for a second time by members of ...

NASA scientists fly over Greenland to track melting ice

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ABOARD A NASA RESEARCH PLANE OVER GREENLAND (AP) — The fields of rippling ice 500 feet below the NASA plane give way to the blue-green of water dotted with irregular chunks of bleached-white ice, some the size of battleships, some as tall as 15-story buildings. Like nearly every other ...

Police

Police News

New deputy A Liverpool Township police officer has been hired away by the county sheriff’s office. Chase Askounes began his new job on Aug. 12. He replaces deputy Brandon Brown, who is moving from the area. Besides Liverpool Township, the 22-year-old Askounes has worked for the Lisbon, ...

Pleas Court

Court News

New Cases Connie S. Low, Lisbon, vs. the Columbiana County Educational Service Center, et al., appeal sought of workers’ compensation claim. Jacob Arnette, Wellsville, vs. Christina Arnette, Wellsville, divorce sought. Docket Entries Bank of N.Y. Mellon vs. Leonard Hanlon II, et al., ...

Grand Jury

Court News

LISBON — The Common Pleas Court grand jury issued 42 indictments when it met this week, including nine open indictments. The remaining 31 secret indictments will be released as they are served. Brandon J. Nelder, 36, Grafton, W.Va., is charged with felonious assault, OVI and two counts of ...