Local News

Thursday, August 11, 2016

NILES, Ohio — Sixteen years ago, Mark McHale and his boss, the late Raymond Travaglini, were touring a site along state Route 46 across from the Eastwood Mall. That’s where Travaglini Enterprises was constructing a new Holiday Inn Express. As the two approached what McHale remembers as a “wall of dirt” at the rear of […]

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

CORTLAND, Ohio — Dennis Linville, who began his career in banking when checks were filed by hand, retired two months ago from the Cortland office of the Middlefield Banking Co. after being a witness to, and a participant in, the technology revolution that has transformed financial services. Because Linville is retired, he could be candid […]

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – Huntington Bank has pledged $10,000 to Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership to continue funding of its Side Lot Incentive Program, Matt Martin, executive director of the partnership, announced Tuesday. A bank representative will formally make the pledge at 10 a.m. Aug. 17 at the home of Meredith Bungard, who lives in the southern quadrant […]

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

HERMITAGE, Pa. – The eCenter@LindenPointe will hold the inaugural Startup Weekend Sept. 16, 17 and 18 for entrepreneurs and creative minds, Executive Director Ketaki Desai announced Tuesday, which she billed as “a 54-hour sprint to build businesses.” Startup Weekends are about people learning to start a business by creating one themselves, she said. “Participants don’t […]

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Volunteers arriving early Monday to lay mulch around the new playground at Taft Elementary in Youngstown were delighted to discover evidence the project was already well received. “We came up and saw kids footprints from Sunday night,” said the president of the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley, Bob Hannon. […]

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning County Juvenile Court Advisory Board, in conjunction with the Soap Gallery, is inviting area photo enthusiasts to take part in the Capture the Spirit of the Valley Photo contest. The contest is open to all Mahoning County residents and to professional and amateur photographers of any age. The photographs selected will […]

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – A company that acquired an inactive salt-water injection well near the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport has appealed to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to begin waste disposal operations there, much to the chagrin of a township trustee. “If they permit this, the state is gambling,” said the trustee, Phil Pegg. “Do […]

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Angel Carriers LLC owes the Ohio Department of Medicaid $458,083 plus $28,755.69 in interest, according to Ohio Auditor Dave Yost, who says the company was ineligible to receive reimbursement for 99% “of services tested” over a three-year period. In a letter dated July 25 to the owner of the company, Natalie Riley […]

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Lincoln Knolls Plaza will come alive Saturday with music, dance performances, food vendors, an art gallery, and games for children and seniors as the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. brings the Better Block program to the city’s East Side. The goal is to demonstrate what the plaza could become with the goal […]

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