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Crestview nears goal in fundraising for turf project

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NEW WATERFORD — The turf for the football field at Crestview could be a reality this year. Athletic director Paul Cusick said he had put a self-imposed deadline of St. Patrick’s Day to raise $400,000 for the project. As of March 11, there was $360,000 in pledges and donations received. ...

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East Liverpool — A juvenile was reported on a 4-wheeler riding in the street on Alpha Street at 9:04 p.m. Friday. The juvenile was found in a yard and told to keep the 4-wheeler on his property. — A woman on Moore Street reported at 7:06 p.m. Friday that her granddaughter took her ...

Columbiana County now 11 COVID-19 cases

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LISBON - As of 8:30 am. Sunday, the Columbiana County Health District is reporting 11 positive COVID-19 cases in the county. Age ranges of these cases is 23-92 years old. This increase may not be reflected in the total released by the Ohio Department of Health at 2 p.m. until their next ...

Family, friends make sure virus doesn’t spoil her 10th birthday

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LISBON — Necessity is the mother of invention, as the saying goes. Just ask Sierra Frantz. When Frantz was faced with celebrating her daughter’s 10th birthday and complying with the governor’s order for everyone to stay home, she and her sisters came up with a unique plan: They had a ...

$1M fund established to help local businesses

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Columbiana County businesses can now apply for a grant to help them recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Ogden Newspapers Inc., the parent company of the Morning Journal, has established a $1 million fund to help local businesses get back to full strength by subsidizing local ...

County confirms eighth COVID case

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LISBON — Columbiana County is reporting Friday an eighth confirmed case of the coronavirus COVID-19, according to the county health department. Although there is no name being released for the man who died from complications brought on by the virus, according to statistics from the Ohio ...

Essential or not? That’s the question

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LISBON — The county sheriff’s office and county health department have received calls from workers questioning whether their employer should remain open after Gov. Mike DeWine’s ordered all “non-essential” businesses close starting March 24. Other complaints have focused on whether ...

Trump signs $2.2 trillion stimulus after swift congressional votes

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening ...

DeWine: 2 weeks away from being slammed by virus surge

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COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Ohio has only two weeks before it will be slammed by a surge of coronavirus cases, and it’s critical now that the state add many more hospital beds. The Republican also signed Ohio’s first major piece of legislation in response to the pandemic. So ...

Salem to enforce stay-at-home, social distancing mandates

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SALEM — People can go to the parks, walk the track at Sebo Stadium, go to the store for necessary groceries or get gas or prescriptions. They can go to work if considered essential. But they better be keeping their distance from each other and they better have a valid reason for being out, ...