Local News

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

BROOKFIELD, Ohio – The Trumbull County Planning Commission has completed a contract with Brookfield Township to provide land use maps using ArcGIS software. The existing and future land-use maps were components that helped complete the Brookfield Township comprehensive plan, said Trish Nuskievicz, executive director of the Trumbull County Planning Commission. “We are happy to have the […]

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Chapter of the American Guild of Organists has announced the concert line-up for the Great Lakes Regional Convention from July 2 to 5. July 3 starts the convention with a string ensemble, Apollo’s Fire: The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, presenting a concert featuring the full ensemble, “Vivaldi Rediscovered,” at 3 p.m. at […]

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

NILES, Ohio – Women in their 60s learned to knit from their mothers and grandmothers. Today women in their 20s are learning how to knit from their peers. “Knitting is the new yoga,” says Cheryl Miller, owner of Yarn Works Ltd., 815 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles. Miller opened Yarn Works May 9 to fill a niche […]

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – Valley STEM+ME2 Academy is giving students in grades 9 and 10 a last chance to register for the upcoming school year. The 7,500-square foot lab, housed at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center, is dedicated to education in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Only 100 spots are available in each grade. […]

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown tied with the cities of Cleveland and Lorain for the highest unemployment rate among Ohio cities in May, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. All three cities recorded unemployment rates of 7.6% last month, followed by Maple Heights at 7.5% and Warren at 7.4%. Youngstown’s May […]

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

STRUTHERS, Ohio – The Struthers division of Aqua Ohio plans to be in its new operations center at Castlo Industrial Park by the end of the year, officials said Monday at groundbreaking for the $2.5 million building. Employees of the division are spread out at three locations: the operations center on State Street, the distribution […]

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County will explore a partnership with Campbell City Schools to set aside space for a library branch in the school system’s proposed Activity Recreation Cultural Center. The library board of trustees, who have been studying merging the Campbell, Brownlee Woods and Struthers branches, voted Monday […]

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County will explore a partnership with Campbell City Schools to set aside space for a library branch in the school system’s proposed Activity Recreation Cultural Center. The library board of trustees, who have been studying merging the Campbell, Brownlee Woods and Struthers branches, voted Monday […]

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council will vote on two contracts this week with Eric Ryan’s JAC Management that would extend and expand its agreements to cover the new amphitheater Youngstown is developing near downtown. Youngstown has contracts in place with JAC, which manages the Covelli Centre Also, council will consider a resolution in support of […]

Monday, June 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ellwood City Ledger in Ellwood City, Pa., and The Beaver County Times in Beaver, Pa., have been sold to New Media Investment Group Inc. of New York as part of a $17.5 million transaction with Calkins Media Inc. New Media, which does business as GateHouse Media, is also purchasing The Bucks […]

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