Local News

Monday, August 21, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two chefs from Taiwan, Chi-wen Chen and Ching-Long Huang, will visit the Valley Sept. 5 to 8, as one of five stops across the U.S. in the 2017 Tour of Taiwan Gourmet Cuisines. Chen and Huang will cook with students at the Mahoning, Trumbull and Choffin career centers. In addition, they will […]

Monday, August 21, 2017

WARREN, Ohio — The Trumbull County Historical Society has been selected to participate in the Museum Assessment Program (MAP), which is administered by the American Alliance of Museums. The program helps museums strengthen operations, plan for the future, and meet standards through self-study and a consultative site visit from an expert peer reviewer. The Trumbull society’s […]

Monday, August 21, 2017

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — The New Castle Community YMCA will mark its 150th anniversary with a Celebration Gala Sept. 30. The event will be held at The New Englander with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. The program will include music by Pittsburgh party/brass band Beauty Slap, an […]

Monday, August 21, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — For the sixth year in a row, Home Savings Bank is welcoming students and faculty back to Youngstown State University this week by paying for all the parking meters surrounding the campus. In announcing the promotion, Home Savings described it as, “Still parking like you are at Home. “As a local bank, […]

Monday, August 21, 2017

VIENNA, Ohio –Millwood Natural, a Millwood Inc. brand has created a compost filter sock, or a colorful tube of mulch one might see laying off the side of the road when passing by a construction site.  The socks are used to control storm water run-off and erosion from direct water flow and sediment deposits. “[The […]

Monday, August 21, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University kicks-off a new academic year this week as fall semester classes start Wednesday and students partake in a variety of Welcome Week activities. Among the events is IGNITE, a two-day activity where first-year students get to know faculty, staff and each other in preparation for the year ahead. The […]

Monday, August 21, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There’s a lot of work before a student starts college – tuition and financial aid packages to review, textbooks to buy, bags to pack and unpack, a dorm room to decorate. And as the school year begins, many college students find themselves responsible for the first time to manage their day-to-day expenses. […]

Monday, August 21, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The campuses of former nursing homes in the Mahoning Valley, along with other properties, are drawing considerable interest from out-of-state substance abuse treatment centers. Space for these centers is “a big issue right now,” confirms John Horvath, broker associate with Northwood Realty Service’s commercial division in Poland. Horvath says the former Cedarcreek […]

Saturday, August 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Jordan Roush, an accounting major in Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration, has been selected to receive the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Scholarship of $10,000 for the 2017-2018 academic year. Roush, a junior from Canfield, is the first YSU student to receive the PCAOB scholarship, which covers expenses such as […]

Friday, August 18, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At Friday’s ceremony marking the start of construction on Youngstown State University’s newest student housing complex, Jim Tressel confessed dissatisfaction. “Full disclosure, I’m a little bit disappointed it’s not done,” he said as contractors, just yards away, continued to prepare the site at the intersection of Wick and Lincoln avenues. “But I’ll […]

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