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2 hrs ago | Morning Journal

Federal funds will make the job search easier for some

The money is from the pot of federal public assistance funding received annually by the Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services, whose director, Eileen Dray-Bardon, met this week with county commissioners to receive their approval for the new program.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Review

Sewage plant grant hits snag

A typo could have prevented the village from receiving a much-needed state grant for the village waste water treatment plant according to Board of Public Affairs members.

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The Review

Columbiana County Grand Jury Reports for 4-20

A secret indictment was served to James L. Cunningham Jr., 32, Thompson Avenue, East Liverpool, charged with possession of drugs for heroin allegedly in his possession on Jan. 18, 2013.

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Related Topix: Drugs, East Liverpool, OH, Wellsville, OH

The Review

Columbiana County Sheriff Reports for 4-20

Alexis Faloba, Union Street, Washingtonville, reported at 12:47 p.m. Tuesday she and her live-in boyfriend told her he was going to put their grill in the basement, but then she saw him loading it and a power wheels car she just bought for her son into the trunk of his car.

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Related Topix: Washingtonville, OH, Columbiana, OH, Wellsville, OH, North-Georgetown, OH, Niles, OH

Salem News

Our Readers Write...

A few things really concern me about Commissioner Halleck's response to my press release requesting politicians to voluntarily undergo drug testing.

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Related Topix: Drug Testing, Education Etc.

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Morning Journal

Putting the wheels in motion

Columbiana County commissioners took the first steps toward creating a special district enabling the county to seek state funding for U.S. Route 30 and other transportation projects.

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Related Topix: Minerva, OH, Hanoverton, OH

Salem News

Festival celebrates all things B...

In conjunction with The Genoskwa Project, the Village of Leetonia, Leetonia Parks Department and Leetonia Coke Ovens Commission will host The Genoskwa Fest 2014 June 13 through 15. The weekend event will feature a 5K race through town, Bigfoot expert Dr. Jeffrey Meldrum and a vendor fair.

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Related Topix: Leetonia, OH

Morning Journal

Soft slag leads to damaged East Palestine roads

The county's chief deputy engineer told village officials this week the chip and seal material that wore away from some roads last year came from a company in Sharon, Pa.

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Related Topix: East Palestine, OH

The Review

Columbiana County Fair receives grandstand gifts of $50,000

The Columbiana County Fairboard has announced two $50,000 gifts from two area families, the Richard F. Wilk Jr. family and the families behind Hanover Farms, the Zehentbauers.

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Salem News

Lisbon council takes no action on kickoff funds

Village Council took no action on a renewed request from the Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce to help fund a summer kickoff event scheduled for June 7. Chamber member Barbara Kuder attended this week's council meeting to ask them to contribute $1,300 to help cover the $2,600 cost of having Froggy Radio broadcast live from the event, which is being ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lisbon, OH, Tax, East Palestine, OH, Wellsville, OH, Salineville, OH

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Salem News

Municipal Court

In Columbiana County Municipal Court an April 24 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set for a teen accused of fleeing from police in Wellsville on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Wellsville, OH, Salineville, OH, Drugs

Salem News

Virginia A. Hazelwood

Born May 18, 1930, in Salem Township, Columbiana County, she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Margaret Dunlap.

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Related Topix: Columbiana, OH

Morning Journal

Man sentenced to four-plus years on gross sexual imposition charge

Brian Curran, the Wintersville man convicted by a jury in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court this week of sexually molesting a 4-year-old girl, was sentenced by Judge Scott Washam to spend the next four and a half years in prison.

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Related Topix: Wintersville, OH

Tribune-Chronicle

Fri., 9:10am: Chesapeake breaks drought of Utica drilling permits

For the first time in months a permit for a new drilling site in Columbiana County has been issued, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

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Related Topix: Ohio

The Review

Columbiana County Sheriff Reports for 4-18

A deputy was called to Southern Local High School at noon Monday in regard to a 14-year-old boy suspected of having marijuana.

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Related Topix: Wellsville, OH, Hanoverton, OH, Beloit, OH

Salem News

Absentee voting for May primary off to slow start

LISBON The May 6 primary election does not appear to be generating much interest judging by the number of early ballots cast so far.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Salem News

Grand jury issues 8 open, 11 secret indictments

The Columbiana County Common Pleas Court grand jury issued eight open indictments and 11 secret indictments on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: New Waterford, OH, Wellsville, OH, Drugs

The Review

Columbiana County Common Pleas for 4-17

Allen D. Culberson, 61, Cusick Road, Lisbon, pleaded guilty in county Common Pleas Court to two counts of OVI, a third-degree felony.

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Related Topix: Lisbon, OH, Hanoverton, OH, East Liverpool, OH, Drugs

The Review

Columbiana County Sheriff Reports for 4-17

Shaunda Uphold, Rochester Road, Homeworth, reported at 10:43 a.m. Friday she received a call from Home Savings and Loan's fraud department alerting her of two charges made to her debit card at a Kroger's in Columbus for $50 and $84.

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Related Topix: Homeworth, OH, Salineville, OH, Lisbon, OH, East Liverpool, OH

Salem News

Greenford residents say potholes worse yet

The potholes are the worst they've ever been, according to three Greenford residents who live on Lisbon-Canfield Road about a quarter-mile south state Route 165.

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Related Topix: Mahoning County, OH, North Lima, OH

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