Local News

Friday, January 20, 2017

NORTH LIMA, Ohio ­– As Joe Dickey Electric nears its 60th anniversary, the company is preparing to celebrate with change of leadership as founder Joe Dickey Jr. becomes company chairman and his son, Dave Dickey becomes CEO. Meanwhile, 25-year employee and “unofficial family member” Eric Carlson will become president. “Eric’s father worked with us, and […]

Thursday, January 19, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio ­– Forty Two Event Production has acquired Toplite, Inc., a Wapakoneta-based entertainment lighting company, the Boardman company has announced. As part of the purchase, Forty Two has not only gained Toplite’s entertainment lighting systems, says Forty Two President and CEO Tony Ferrello, but also its customer base, including country music festival Jamboree in […]

Thursday, January 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Bridal consultants differ on whether shows such as “Say Yes to the Dress” help or hurt a woman’s choice of her bridal gown. They tend to agree, however, that in her choice for that big day, less is more – at least when it comes to opinions. The TLC series, which shows […]

Thursday, January 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council last night approved hiring a Columbus firm to provide final design and construction management services for the $9 million amphitheater and riverfront park project. During the meeting, council also approved several items to assist Fireline Inc. with its $5.7 million expansion project, including a tax abatement and water/wastewater grant. Council […]

Thursday, January 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The newly completed renovation of the YMCA of Youngstown’s Central Branch is squarely aimed at the growing downtown residential and business community, the branch’s executive director, Mike Shaffer says. The Youngstown YMCA officially unveils its $5 million renovation at a press event today. Shaffer offered a preview Wednesday for members of the […]

Thursday, January 19, 2017

PITTSBURGH – F.N.B. Corp., parent of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $49.28 million available to shareholders, or 23 cents per common share, and full-year 2016 net income of $162.85 million, or 78 cents per diluted common share. This compares to third-quarter net income of $50.16 million, or 24 cents […]

Thursday, January 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority’s new chairman said Wednesday he looks forward to continuing the progress the organization has made in recent years. The port authority’s board of directors elected new officers at its meeting held at the headquarters of Covelli Enterprises in Warren. Martin Loney, organizer for Local 396 of the […]

Thursday, January 19, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown chapter of the NAACP gives Krish Mohip’s performance during his first six months as CEO of city schools three A’s, a C and a D, with grades to come later this year — in July and September — in five other areas. The A’s came in the three areas the […]

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The president of Warren Fabricating and Machining Corp. said today the company’s former chief financial officer may have stolen more than $2 million. Prosecutors announced today that Paul Theisler, a 38-year employee, has been charged with theft. He pleaded not guilty when arraigned this morning in Warren Municipal Court by Judge Thomas […]

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation and the Western Reserve Health Foundation are inviting applicants to submit proposals for their community health and issue-specific grant programs. The two foundations, which are supporting organizations of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, provide funding for projects that address the current priorities identified by each […]

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