Local News

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – It wasn’t that long ago that the small motor control building now part of Witmer’s Feed & Grain Inc. in Columbiana was packed with all sorts of products unrelated to the grain industry. Even more remarkable, the building was likely making its way across the Pacific Ocean to the United States, probably […]

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Dr. Vincent Lepore Jr. has given the Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley $75,000 to establish an endowment for a residency stipend program at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital in memory of his parents, Dr. Vincent Lepore Sr. and his wife, Mary. Lepore Sr., a  native of Youngstown, served his internship at St. Elizabeth […]

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Beginning April 1, the Seven Seventeen Credit Union is offering KOFE (pronounced “coffee”), a product of Consolidated Credit, to its members, the credit union announced Tuesday. KOFE, the acronym for Knowledge of Financial Education, replaces the credit union’s Balance Financial Fitness program, Seven Seventeen Senior Vice President Eric Lanham said. Lanham heads […]

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

SHARON, Pa. – A free career workshop day for Shenango Valley residents in response to several retail chain closings at the Shenango Valley Mall is scheduled for tomorrow. The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will host “Keys to Your Future: Unlock your Career Potential,” along with PA CareerLink of Mercer County, Gannon University Small Business […]

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Shirley Christian, veteran attorney and former Mahoning County Court of Common Pleas judge, has joined the Youngstown office of Reminger Co. LPA, the law firm announced Tuesday. Christian, a trial lawyer 28 years whose practice focused on medical malpractice, has defended physicians, hospitals, nursing homes and other providers of health care. “Her […]

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new study says that by 2030 Pennsylvania is capable of producing enough ethane to support four more cracker complexes in the Marcellus and Utica shale region – and that’s excluding Royal Dutch Shell’s $6 billion cracker project under construction in Monaca, Pa. The report, “Prospects to Enhance Pennsylvania’s Opportunities in Petrochemical […]

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

POLAND, Ohio – Long-term prospects for the housing industry are strong but contractors face short-term supply challenges, including a lack of workers to build new houses, an industry economist said. “The question is whether the industry can build enough homes to meet the rising level of demand,” Rob Dietz, chief economist for the National Association […]

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Covelli Enterprises, the largest franchisee of Panera Bread, announced today that it has received the “Franchisee of the Year” award from Panera Bread LLC. The award was presented March 8 in front of thousands of Panera operators, managers and corporate support staff gathered for the company’s “Family Reunion.” The event is hosted every […]

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Covelli Enterprises, the largest franchisee of Panera Bread, announced today that it has received the “Franchisee of the Year” award from Panera Bread LLC. The award was presented March 8 in front of thousands of Panera operators, managers and corporate support staff gathered for the company’s “Family Reunion.” The event is hosted every […]

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The Northeast Ohio Development and Finance Authority will host a training session on Ohio ethics law at 10 a.m. March 29. The finance authority is the economic development division of the Western Reserve Port Authority. Susan Willeke, education and communications administrator with the Ohio Ethics Commission, will present “Can I Do That? […]

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