Local News

Thursday, May 25, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Zach Struharik has reason to be optimistic about this construction season. “We’re on pace to have our best year,” says the sales and distribution manager for Master Plan Builders, North Lima. A limited inventory of houses for sale in the residential real estate market – particularly in the higher end – is […]

Thursday, May 25, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Three organizations that joined a delegation to Israel in January are partnering on an initiative to capitalize on the opportunities they discovered during the trip, particularly with additive manufacturing companies. The newly formed Israel-Youngstown Business Incubator Collaborative includes the Youngstown Business Incubator, Youngstown Area Jewish Federation and Youngstown State University. It is […]

Thursday, May 25, 2017

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – The Columbiana County area chambers of commerce are jointly sponsoring “Good Morning Columbiana County! An Economic Development Update of Our County” at 8:30 June 27. The event will take place at the Columbiana County Government Services Building in the community room, 7989 Dickey Drive. Individuals involved in economic development activities throughout the […]

Thursday, May 25, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The American Cancer Society will hold its 19th annual Tri-County Golf Classic Aug. 28 at Avalon Lakes Golf Course. Through the years, more than $1.8 million has been raised to benefit the American Cancer Society in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. In 2016, the event raised close to $100,000, organizers say. This […]

Thursday, May 25, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley has named Stephanie L. Shaw and Timothy Francisco to its board of directors. Shaw is the executive director of the Eastern Ohio Education Partnership. She is also affiliated with Northeast Ohio Adoption Services and the Howland Community Scholarship committee. Francisco holds a doctorate in English and is […]

Thursday, May 25, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Pieces of hard foam, fabric samples and large furniture staples litter the floor of R.A. Mayo Industries’ workshop in East Palestine. As one worker reupholsters a chair, another works on a loveseat, taking the furniture apart to attach new fabric. Mayo Industries builds and upholsters furniture and, when a customer wants a […]

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. has applied for three new permits for horizontal wells in Columbiana County, the first interest the company has shown in developing new wells in the Utica this year, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Hilcorp has applied for three well permits in Elk Run Township, all […]

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Simply Slavic is seeking applicants for its $500 academic scholarship at Youngstown State University. “Our recipients are the most promising of our heritage’s next generation so we want to help them and get them excited about their background,” said Dave Slanina, Simply Slavic treasurer. Undergraduate YSU students who have completed their freshman […]

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The World Of Wildlife Bicycle Tour – WOW 2017 – will take place June 10 on the Western Reserve Greenway bike trail. Participants can bike 20, 40, or 69 mile routes, which pass through large sections of premier wetlands, home to wildlife and many species of rare and endangered plant life. Participants will […]

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson said Tuesday he will not be a “rubber stamp for any proposal from the White House” following the unveiling of President Donald Trump’s proposed $4.1 trillion budget. Although broadly supportive of Trump’s priorities, Johnson, R-6 Ohio, pledged to do “everything in [his] power” to ensure that the Appalachian Regional […]

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