Local News

Monday, May 23, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — More than 80 guests attended a sun-drenched ceremony at St. Elizabeth Hospital this morning as Bishop George Murry of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown officially blessed and commemorated a transitional moment in the hospital’s history. With this blessing, the health care system formerly known as Humility of Mary Health Partners, has completed the move […]

Monday, May 23, 2016

WARREN, Ohio — The Warren Philharmonic Orchestra will celebrate its golden anniversary the weekend of June 17-19 with a series of free public events. “We have been meeting for over a year to plan this celebration,” said Gina Bodor, chairman of the celebration committee chairperson. “The area has supported the orchestra for a half century, and we […]

Monday, May 23, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The first group of graduates from the Business Leader Program in Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration are advancing to careers at a variety of prestigious companies, YSU reports. Students are selectively recruited out of high school to the program and are admitted directly to their business major of choice. […]

Monday, May 23, 2016

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — The 50th anniversary celebrations at the General Motors Lordstown Complex culminated Saturday with the announcement of $100,000 in grants to Mahoning Valley nonprofits. The grants, announced during the anniversary car show at Lordstown Complex East, are funded through GM’s Community Grants program. “Through the GM Foundation, these important community organizations are able […]

Monday, May 23, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The 5,000-square-foot auditorium on the first floor of the Ohio One Building where the Ohio Edison Co. displayed refrigerators and electric stoves in the 1930s and ’40s is the new home of Smarts, Students Motivated by the Arts. The auditorium will become the “Smartatorium,” says Executive Director Becky Keck, and the other […]

Monday, May 23, 2016

By Gina Pastella GIRARD, Ohio – We’ve become a disciplined, process-driven organization at VEC Inc. as we’ve transitioned from a small company to a more corporate environment with a national reach. With that, we’ve placed an emphasis on recruiting and retaining the right talent for our organization. We’ve found over time that our employees are […]

Monday, May 23, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Between now and next tax season, one of employers’ biggest concerns is keeping track of how many workers they have, area insurance brokers say. It’s not a simple matter of noting who’s working, they say, but knowing when they worked, how often they worked and the insurance plans offered them. All of […]

Friday, May 20, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – Youngstown State University is poised to offer a new program in manufacturing engineering as soon as this fall, members of the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition learned today. The program would focus on “the processes of making things,” said Darrell Wallace, a YSU assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering. Only 20 such […]

Friday, May 20, 2016

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – To the thousands of drivers that pass by on the Ohio Turnpike every day, there aren’t many signs of the work being done inside the General Motors Lordstown Assembly plant. There are no stacks puffing out steam, no massive pieces of equipment moving around and certainly no hints of the miles of […]

Friday, May 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Transportation has granted final approval to Aerodynamics Inc. to begin scheduled paseenger service, clearing the way for it to begin selling tickets for its Chicago-to-Youngstown daily service Catherine O’Toole of DOT’s Office of Aviation Fitness, said the department had reviewed the information ADI submitted this week and last […]

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