Local News

Thursday, January 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Joe Seminara, founder and president of the Pizza Joe’s chain, will be the featured speaker at an event presented by the Steel Valley Postal Customer Council. During the free seminar, “Lunch with Joe,” Seminara will discuss how he grew his business from a single 600-square-foot, family-owned storefront in New Castle, Pa. in […]

Thursday, January 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the first time in its 89-year history, the ticket desk at Stambugh Auditorium will carry a name: the Florence and Ward Beecher Box Office. The 10-year agreement between the auditorium and the two foundations, the Simon and Florence Beecher Foundation and the Ward Beecher Foundation, went into effect Jan. 1. “Because […]

Thursday, January 28, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Sales of spirituous liquor in Ohio hit a record in Ohio last year, totaling $1.018 billion, the Ohio Division of Liquor Control reports. Total dollar sales of spirits were up from 2014’s total by 7.34%, or $70 million. “Today’s consumers are seeking quality over quantity and buying more premium priced products than […]

Thursday, January 28, 2016

NILES, Ohio – As work on the Cafaro Co.’s new headquarters here advances toward a planned move-in date this spring, the Cafaro Foundation announced a new scholarship to help students at Niles McKinley High School continue their education. During a news conference Wednesday at the Cafaro Co.’s Eastwood Mall, the Cafaro Foundation announced the establishment […]

Thursday, January 28, 2016

CORTLAND, Ohio – Cortland Bancorp, holding company of Cortland Banks, Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.09 million, or 24 cents a share, and full-year 2014 net income of $4.38 million, or 97 cents a share. This compares to third-quarter net income of $1.23 million, or 27 cents a share, and fourth-quarter 2014 net income […]

Thursday, January 28, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Banc Corp., holding company of Farmers Bank and Farmers Trust Co., Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $3.18 million, or 12 cents a share, and full-year 2015 net income of $8.06 million, or 36 cents a share. This compares to third-quarter net income of $1.86 million, or seven cents a […]

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber will unveil a strategy Thursday to promote the Mahoning Valley during the upcoming Republican National Convention in Cleveland. At a news conference at the Covelli Centre, the chamber and its partners will detail an initiative designed to help the Valley capitalize on the global attention focused on […]

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

GROVE CITY, Pa. A team from Grove City College will be featured in the second season of Food Network’s popular “Cake Wars.” Grove City College alumna Emily Bartlow ’16 and senior Tristan Slater ’16 compete in the high-stakes bake-off in an episode entitled “Minecraft” airing at 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1 on the Food Network. […]

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new sports exhibit, “The Ebony Lifeline Sports Museum: The Valley’s Diverse Athletic Heritage,” will open Saturday at the Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s Tyler History Center. The exhibit, which will be on display in the Youngstown Foundation Community History Gallery, will feature a collection of sports-related images, trophies, and equipment that highlight […]

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

POLAND, Ohio – For Gabriele Brocker, the dream of running her own bakery didn’t begin when she worked at a Pittsburgh patisserie. Or a Columbus cake shop. Or even when she enrolled in culinary school. It started well before that, in Poland Middle School and in the Brocker family kitchen here, a short jaunt from […]

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