Local News

Monday, August 31, 2015

NILES, Ohio — Patrick Finan knew when he watched The Daily Show July 2 that Mount McKinley’s days were numbered. Finan, the director of the McKinley Memorial Library here, says he watched as the fake-news program satirized William McKinley as Ohio’s “mediocre son,” and the effort by Ohio politicians to thwart native Alaskans’ attempt to […]

Monday, August 31, 2015

Monday, August 31, 2015

Monday, August 31, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley will launch its annual campaign Friday with its 18th Day of Caring. The event will begin with a breakfast for volunteers at the Covelli Centre, during which Bob Hannon, Youngstown United Way president, and Dave Coy, general manager of WKBN/WYTV/WYFX and 2015 campaign […]

Monday, August 31, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As the United States and Cuba take steps to normalize relations, representatives of local companies met last week to prepare for Cuban export opportunities, the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber announced Friday. Ruben Armos Arrieta, minister counselor for the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Washington D.C., discussed  emerging opportunities with the […]

Monday, August 31, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Several Mahoning Valley restaurants will host Miracle Meals fundraisers this week to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. Miracle Meals fundraising events are being conducted at local restaurants throughout the summer to benefit the upcoming Miracles and Promises Radiothon, which will be held Sept. 23 to 25 on the hospital’s Beeghly campus […]

Monday, August 31, 2015

WARREN, Ohio — Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership has received a $3,393 grant from the Ohio Arts Council for installation of a mural on ta vacant wall near downtown n the Garden District. TNP will partner with Mahoning Valley Organizing Collaborative to award a $7,500 stipend to the artist chosen to paint the mural. “This grant allows […]

Monday, August 31, 2015

WARREN, Ohio – The three principals of Patriot Homecare, 900 Pine Ave SE threw a party Friday afternoon to celebrate the rapid growth of their company in just four years, say thanks to their backers and 45 employees, and share their vision of where they expect to be in the next year or two. It […]

Monday, August 31, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN –  CityScape is hoping to raise $10,000 to fund “Sparkle Youngstown,” the annual downtown lighting program that begins in December and runs through February. The nonprofit organization is soliciting donations through GoFundMe and its website. Some 50,000 lights will be installed throughout the Central Square area as part of CityScape’s annual holiday parade and […]

Monday, August 31, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — John Granger, who Time magazine calls the “Dean of Harry Potter Scholars,” will present a free lecture 7 p.m. Sept. 29 in DeBartolo Hall on the campus of Youngstown State University. The lecture is being held in conjunction with an exhibit on display at YSU through Oct. 9 that explores the connections […]

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