Local News

Monday, April 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The YMCA of Youngstown will celebrate Healthy Kids Day with free community events April 25 at the Youngstown Central branch downtown and the Davis Family Y in Boardman. Activities will run from noon to 3 p.m. at the two branches. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, celebrated at nearly 1,300 YMCAs across the country, […]

Monday, April 13, 2015

KENT, Ohio — The Fashion School at Kent State University is accepting applications for the Summer Fashion School Academy, a one-week program that introduces high school students to key areas in fashion design and merchandising. Intended for students ages 16-18 who are interested in exploring careers in the $4 billion fashion industry, the 2015 academy […]

Monday, April 13, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Three interns in the Youngstown office of Cohen & Co. attest to why the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education awarded the public accounting firm its Expys award for “Best Large Company Internship” in northeastern Ohio. They are John Stoops, Scott Wilms and Tony Mehle. Jordana Lima, a former tax and auditing […]

Monday, April 13, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Information on just how many children contract head lice is hard to pin down. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that between six million and 12 million children ages 3 to 11 contract lice each year, but concedes that there is no reliable source of information. Children with lice and their families […]

Monday, April 13, 2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the elimination of most overnight delivery service and the upcoming closing of the Youngstown Mail Processing Center, the Steel Valley Postal Customer Council hosted a seminar Friday so area businesses get a better understanding of how those changes will affect them. Speakers provided a detailed overview of how mail travels from […]

Saturday, April 11, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the elimination of most overnight delivery service and the upcoming closing of the Youngstown Mail Processing Center, the Steel Valley Postal Customer Council hosted a seminar Friday so area businesses get a better understanding of how those changes will affect them. Speakers provided a detailed overview of how mail travels from […]

Friday, April 10, 2015

Friday, April 10, 2015

Friday, April 10, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Gorant Chocolatier announced Thursday that it has been awarded Safe Quality Foods, or SQF, certification, a step it says positions the company for growth. “Gorant Chocolatier’s current customers have required that our facility become SQF-certified,” said Jack Peluse, Gorant director of operations, in a prepared statement. “Even though, we have always operated […]

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