Local News

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — From its inception before the Civil War, Westminster College assumed a moral high ground and dedicated itself to – and acted on – the principles of equality at a time when few institutions dared. “Since it was founded in 1852, the college has strived to provide this type of environment,” says […]

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

CHAMPION TOWNSHIP, Ohio – A new seven-week program at Trumbull Career & Technical Center will offer attendees the chance to earn seven manufacturing credentials tuition ree. The first session, limited to 10 participants, begins April 18. The certifications are certified production technician – also known as CPT – CPT safety, CPT quality practices and measurements, […]

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

GIRARD, Ohio – The Gibson Insurance Agency will host a cookout April 29 to collect food items for the Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley. The cookout will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gibson’s offices, 984 Tibbetts-Wick Road. The most needed items are peanut butter, cereal, tuna fish, canned […]

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio ­– A new collaborative economy is replacing the old model of industrial capitalism, says Robin Chase, transportation entrepreneur and author of the new book Peers Inc. Chase, who co-founded the car-sharing company Zipcar in 2000, outlined the key components of “this new business structure that is taking over the world” during her talk […]

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

NILES, Ohio – Covelli Enterprises’ annual “Pieces of Hope” fundraiser at its Panera Bread bakery-cafes raises community awareness of autism as it provides money to support local programs. The annual cookie sale kicked off Monday and runs through April 9. The cookies are $1.99 each and all proceeds at the Panera Breadcafes Covelli operates in […]

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

PITTSBURGH – The PNC Foundation today announced it is funding hundreds of pre-K classroom requests as part of a new $5 million grant to DonorsChoose.org that will provide teachers with better resources to encourage their pupils’ love of learning. It is the largest donation in the foundation’s history, according to PNC. Today’s donation of $504,000 […]

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A ribbon cutting is set for Thursday to mark the installation of three new outdoor fitness stations at Wick Park. The event will be at the Fifth Avenue fitness station, across from Ohio Living Park Vista. The stations feature laminated fitness-focused equipment for cardio, stretching, balance and mobility. All stations have a […]

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio — In one of the largest area real estate transactions this century, Tabani Group, a Dallas real estate investment company, acquired Southland Crossings here for $41.7 million from DDR Corp., the original developer of the retail center in 1997. The 537,000-square-foot shopping center, built in 1997 at 1300 Doral Drive, sold for about […]

Monday, April 3, 2017

President Bill Clinton, fresh from surviving his impeachment trial related to perjury charges connected with the Monica Lewinsky scandal, appeared on television to justify the U.S.-led bombardment of targets in Yugoslavia as a “moral imperative” to stop the ethnic cleansing campaign of Slobadon Milosevic. Given what had just transpired in the president’s personal life, it […]

Monday, April 3, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Payiavlas Family, owners of AVI Foodsystems in Warren, is donating $500,000 to Youngstown State University to name the classroom that is part of the new sports media center at Stambaugh Stadium. “We thank John Payiavlas and the entire Payiavlas Family for their continued commitment to the Mahoning Valley and to Youngstown […]

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