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Friday, June 23, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Officials with the city administration say they are satisfied with progress related to the riverfront park and amphitheater project, despite City Council holding off on contracts to manager amphitheater operations and concessions. At its meeting Wednesday night, council members approved a resolution in support of the city’s application for a $4 million […]

Thursday, June 22, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The Mocha House in downtown Warren is celebrating its 25th anniversary this weekend with a host of festivities. Starting at 1 p.m. today at The Mocha House, 467 High St NE., Mayor Doug Franklin and Trumbull County commissioners will recognize the family owned business. Champagne and cake will be served. “Kid’s Day!” is […]

Thursday, June 22, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – One of the five companies seeking a state license to operate a medical marijuana cultivation center in the city has optioned 11 acres of property at the Salt Springs Industrial Park for its proposed growing site. The Youngstown Board of Control today approved an option agreement with Fast Track Group for the […]

Thursday, June 22, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – On its surface, the insurance industry isn’t readily associated with glamour and excitement.   Under that surface, local insurers have written policies that protect millions of dollars worth of assets for clients in the entertainment industry, professional sports teams and have covered breakthrough advances in medicine. Some clients have even had their insured […]

Thursday, June 22, 2017

By Andrew Ledebur Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the passage of House Bill 523 last year, Ohio effectively became the 25th state to legalize medical marijuana. While some continue to debate the efficacy of medical marijuana, what is no longer up for debate is the fact that HB 523 became effective Sept. […]

Thursday, June 22, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Former state Sen. Capri S. Cafaro of Hubbard and hospital executive Molly Seals have been appointed the Youngstown State University’s Board of Trustees. The appointments were announced Wednesday by Gov. John R. Kasich. Seals is system vice president of human resources program deliverly at Mercy Health Youngstown. Her term ends April 30, […]

Thursday, June 22, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Fairly or not, Democrats have a tarnished brand, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said Wednesday as his party struggled to regroup following losses Tuesday night for House seats in two special elections. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, appeared on MSNBC’s “Hardball with Chris Matthews” and “CNN Tonight with Don Lemon” on CNN. The interviews followed […]

Thursday, June 22, 2017

HOWLAND, Ohio – Officials with the Western Reserve Port Authority and Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport hailed last weekend’s Thunder Over the Valley air show, despite weather that clipped Sunday’s exhibition by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. The exhibition team performed Saturday afternoon in the skies above Youngstown Air Reserve Station, where the air show was held, […]

Thursday, June 22, 2017

HOWLAND TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The passenger count during the month of May at the Youngstown/Warren Regional Airport was the highest of the year so far — “such that it is,” says the aviation director — as low-cost carriers mount stiff competition at airports in Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Akron. At Wednesday’s meeting of the Western Reserve […]

Thursday, June 22, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In the 1999 film “Office Space,” Peter Gibbons rails against the stale corporate culture where he works, especially the “cube farms” he perceives as a kind of prison. “We don’t have a lot of time on this earth! We weren’t meant to spend it this way!” he rants. “Human beings were not […]

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