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United to provide greater student, staff support service

Local News

HANOVERTON—The United school board has expanded an administrative position beginning this fall. The board on Wednesday established the position of director of pupil and staff support services and reclassified the position of special education director to the new position. The board named ...

Leetonia council ups rental property registration fees

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LEETONIA—Village council Wednesday night approved legislation that will increase the registration fee for rental properties and establish a stricter penalty for not paying on time. Council approved the first reading of the amended rental registration ordinance. It will require three ...

Alliance Hospice 5K, pasta dinner slated for Aug. 25

Neighborhood News

ALLIANCE — When Nancy Yarrow’s son, Harold, fell ill with cancer for the second time in 10 years, Nancy knew that things were different and she needed help. Harold had battled cancer before and after several surgeries, he went into remission. Five years later the Yarrow family received the ...

Lisbon council approves SRO for schools

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LISBON — A number of personnel changes in the police department were approved at this week’s Village Council meeting, including ratification of the contract allowing an officer to be assigned to the school system as a school resource officer. The five-year contact calls for the SRO to be ...

Leetonia Ruritans celebrate 60 years

Neighborhood News

LEETONIA—The Leetonia Ruritan Club celebrated its 60th anniversary Aug. 7 at the home of Richard and Annabelle Sitler. The Leetonia Ruritan Club was chartered on July 2, 1958 with 27 original members. Richard Sitler is the only remaining charter member. The first monthly meetings were ...

Lisbon BOE finds new athletic trainer for fall

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LISBON —The school district found a new athletic trainer. The board on Thursday approved a contract with Sarah Underwood to provide athletic training services for the fall sports season at a cost of $1,500. Athletic Director Kyle Bing said Underwood, who is principal at the alternative school ...

Heartland Girls Staters share experiences

Neighborhood News

Pictured are three of the seven girls, from left, Hannah Rossi, Allison Barbee and Hannah Brandenstein from Heartland Christian School, who attended Buckeye Girls State in June at the University of Mount Union in Alliance. American Legion Post 290 Ladies Auxiliary sponsored the students to the ...

Columbiana-Fairfield ladies learn about age

Neighborhood News

Jennifer Arnold of Lisbon was the guest speaker at the Columbiana Fairfield Township Historical Society’s Ladies Tea held recently at Grace Church in Columbiana. Forty ladies enjoyed her topic titled “The Perks of Getting Older.” Pictured are, from left, Gayle Rugh and Arnold. (Submitted photo)

Lisbon administrators eye better communication, public service

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LISBON —The village’s department heads have begun meeting to improve communication and delivery of public services. Fiscal Officer Tracey Wonner reported at this week’s Village Council meeting the department heads and representatives from the village hall offices met for the first time ...

Western Reserve Rangers prepare for Canfield Fair

Neighborhood News

BERLIN CENTER—The Western Reserve Rangers 4-H Club discussed preparations for the Canfield Fair at its August meeting. Volunteers signed up to help with a variety of pre-fair activities including decorating animal pens and stalls with advisors Robin Reph and Laura Jones at noon on Saturday, ...

113th Wuthrick family reunion set for Sept. 9

Neighborhood News

DAMASCUS — The 113th Wuthrick family reunion begins at 1 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Damascus Community Center Park, 164 Damascus-Georgetown Road. All descendants of Christian and Marianna Wuthrick are invited to share in fellowship around a potluck lunch. The John Wuthrick family is in charge of ...

DARE September activities slated

Neighborhood News

BOARDMAN — Divorce/Death Aren’t Really the End (DARE) meets at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road. Activities for next month follow: Sept. 1: Bowling at Boardman Lanes, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3: Labor Day picnic, Masters Pavilion, noon-4 ...

St. Paul Church to sponsor bus trip to Pittsburgh

Neighborhood News

SALEM—St. Paul Church is sponsoring a bus trip to Pittsburgh to “Tour and Taste” one of two districts on Oct. 17. Registrants may choose between “Bloomfield’s Little Italy” and the “Multi-Ethnic Strip District.” Both tours feature a behind-the-counter look at a variety of ...

New Columbiana fire station goes up

Local News

The new Columbiana fire station on Metz Road is beginning to take shape. With the foundation nearly complete, the skeletal structure will soon begin to appear. Wengerd Masonry Co. is working on the block walls inside the station with J. Miller & Son excavating working on the surrounding ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

SAT/18 ALLIANCE Alliance Balsa Bees, 15th annual “War Birds Over Alliance,” fly in, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., northeast end of Barber Airport. Bingo, 6:25 p.m., Disabled American Veterans #50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors open 5 p.m. CANFIELD School bus safety program, noon-4 p.m., South Range ...

Council approves school cop contract

Local News

Village Council Wednesday night approved a contract to provide a school resource officer to the Leetonia school district for the 2018-2019 school year. Council passed the resolution as an emergency to continue to provide an officer to the district at a cost of $16.25 per hour for 40 hours and ...

United BOE to keep deputy in school

Local News

HANOVERTON — The United school board Wednesday night approved a contract to retain a school resource officer for the 2018-2019 school year. The board approved a contract with the Columbiana County Sheriff's Office for school resource officer services at a cost of $40 per hour, with the ...