Local News

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, recently named Ellie Platt and Christine Zeller Papa to its board of directors, the center announced. “We’re really excited to have Ellie and Chrissy on the team here,” said Suzanne Barbati, Oh Wow!’s executive director. “Our board of directors […]

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Butler Institute of American Art is installing a 10-foot sculpture of Portugal’s Queen Catherine of Braganza by American artist Audrey Flack for the museum’s permanent collection. Installation of the sculpture began Monday in the Butler’s Beecher Center Novak Gallery. “We are proud to display this Audrey Flack masterwork within the Butler’s […]

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gasearch LLC, which offers energy-based services to customers throughout Northeast Ohio, is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. The company, based at 4991 Belmont Ave., purchases and delivers natural gas on the Dominion East Ohio local distribution system. Customers of the firm, which was founded in 2000, include large and small commercial […]

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown yesterday urged his colleagues in both houses of Congress to quickly renew funding of the federal Children’s Health Insurance Program, which he says is both the “right thing to do” and “the smart thing to do.” During a news conference at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, Brown, D-Ohio, […]

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Three officials from the state government came here Monday to help small businesses in the Mahoning Valley, they said, and to that end directed their audience’s attention on the benefits of Gov. John R. Kasich’s budget and tax proposals. Ohio’s tax commissioner, Joe Testa, the director of the Ohio Development Services Agency, […]

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The YMCA of Youngstown opens its doors at the Central YMCA and Davis Family YMCA this Friday, March 20, “to celebrate spring with the community,” sales Marykaye Carlson, director of development and marketing. The Central YMCA’s “Downtown Professional and Family Open House” will be held at two times, from noon to 2:00 […]

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio —  Energy in Depth, a shale industry advocacy group launched by the Independent Petroleum Association of America, reacted sharply to The Business Journal’s coverage of environmental activist Lois Gibbs’ news conference March 13 in Youngstown. Gibbs led the Niagara Falls, N.Y., community of Love Canal in the fight against Hooker Chemical Co.’s burial […]

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Monday, March 16, 2015

KENT, Ohio — Kent State University’s seven regional campuses will begin automatically awarding associate degrees to bachelor’s degree-seeking students who have completed all requirements for either an associate of arts or an associate of science degree, the university announced Monday. “They earned it, so we’re awarding the degree,” said Wanda Thomas, associate provost and dean […]

Monday, March 16, 2015

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