Local News

Friday, May 26, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Alliance for Congregational Transformation Influencing our Neighborhoods, or Action, will present a panel discussion on racism June 12 at the DeYor Performing Arts Center, 260 W. Federal St. The program, “Bridging the Gap: White Meets Black, Black Meets White,” will begin at 5:30 p.m. The panel “is designed to bring together […]

Friday, May 26, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Thermae Retreat, a new center for daily wellness and holistic relaxation services, celebrates its grand opening at 7250 W. Blvd. from noon until 6:00 p.m. June 1. The celebration includes a ribbon cutting of the new facility, where guests will enjoy a guided tour of the facility, free chair massages, hors d’oeuvres […]

Friday, May 26, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Visitors to the Mahoning and Shenango valleys, and those who live here and are looking for a getaway – can find locally owned lodgings that range from a romantic adventure, a day of pampering at the spa, a trip into the past or the necessities for conducting business. The four businesses interviewed […]

Friday, May 26, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Businessman Ryan Sheridan says he will move forward with plans to renovate the Gallagher Building downtown, whether or not the state of Ohio approves extending historic preservation tax credits associated with the project. The owner and executive director of Braking Point Recovery Center in Austintown was the featured speaker at a meeting […]

Friday, May 26, 2017

GREENVILLE, Pa. – The Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a contest that will award $5,000 to a business looking to move to downtown Greenville. Contestants must complete a written business plan and give a presentation to a panel of judges from the area’s business community. The prize money may be used for rent, […]

Friday, May 26, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mahoning Valley Agriculture LLC, one of five companies seeking a state license to run a medical marijuana cultivation center within the city, has secured the former Parker Hannifin building for its project, an attorney who represents the group said Thursday. Mahoning Valley Agriculture, a company backed by $10 million from three out-of-town […]

Friday, May 26, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Houses in the upper end of the real estate market are selling, but they need to be updated and ready for the new owners to move in immediately. “We don’t have enough inventory, and if it’s even just a little overpriced and in a desirable location, it’s going to sell,” says Alicia […]

Friday, May 26, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mill Creek MetroParks’ Fellows Riverside Gardens almost broke its park visitation record with 32,000 community members who visited the gardens in April, and is also on track for a record breaking May.  April’s record is just 69 visitors shy of the garden’s record year set in 2014, officials say. “It’s great when you can approach record-setting attendance […]

Thursday, May 25, 2017

WASHINGTON – Democrats and advocacy groups wasted little time responding to the Congressional Budget office’s scoring of the American Health Care Act, legislation passed earlier this year to begin dismantling the Affordable Care Act. The CBO scoring, released Thursday, projects 14 million more Americans would be without health insurance coverage under AHCA by next year. […]

Thursday, May 25, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – David Dastoli has been named president of Farmers Trust Co. effective June 1, James R. Smail, chairman of the trust company, announced this morning. Dastoli, a chartered financial analyst and certified financial planner, joined Farmers in March 2012 as a senior portfolio manager and has been interim president since April. He was […]

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