Local News

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Living Treasures Wild Animal Park welcomed the first giraffe calf to be born in western Pennsylvania in many years at 5:31 p.m. on Aug. 27. The male calf, named Calvin, was on all four feet an hour after birth. He received a medical exam from zoo veterinarian Dr. Jonathan Bergmann. The calf […]

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University football fans can support student veterans and win a customized Penguin jersey by participating in the YSU Military Appreciation Jersey Auction for veteran scholarships. Each of the top 80 bidders in the online auction, which runs now through Nov. 4, will win a customized, game-worn Penguin jersey, made by […]

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The American Heart Association will hold its annual Tri-County Healthy for Good Heart Walk Sept. 30 at the Watson and Tressel Training Site at Youngstown State University. More than 2,000 residents in the tri-county area are expected to raise more than $280,000 at the event, which begins with registration and the festival […]

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sara Johnson has been through at least 15 drug rehabilitation programs in Pennsylvania and Ohio, spent time in jail, transitioned in and out of sober houses in Pittsburgh, lived off the streets, and done everything she had to do to survive. Once, in a state of helplessness, she tried to kill herself. […]

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The DoubleTree by Hilton hotel downtown looks to open next March. Construction work to convert the Stambaugh Building into a hotel should be complete by Dec. 1, Anissa Neider, an architect with MS Consultants, said yesterday during a meeting of the city’s Design Review Committee. “We’re moving along in a very fast […]

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — As the local economy continues to improve, commercial bankers are working with small businesses to help them grow by providing credit and financial services to better manage their companies. “This community is resilient and we came through a recession. As I’m out speaking to customers, they’re very optimistic,” says Daryl Cameron, vice […]

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County will open a Library Express location Monday inside the D’Amato Field House at Campbell Memorial High School. The space is a temporary location for the former Campbell Library, which closed this summer because of the deteriorating roof and other facility issues. The Library Express […]

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

SHARON, Pa. — The campus is small. It consists of a handful of buildings and has an enrollment that should come in at just more than 470 this fall semester. No matter. Its name and credentials are big, as are the opportunities to the students who attend Penn State University’s Shenango Campus in Sharon, Pa., […]

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Great Conjunction Psychic Fair will be held Sept. 23 and 24 at the Holiday Inn Boardman. In addition to psychics, the fair will also feature area artisans, mediums, energy workers, an animal communicator and several lectures. The fair is hosted by the Great Conjunction Spiritual Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to […]

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment kicks off this evening with a lecture from University of New Hampshire professor Paula Mouser on the biodegradation of fracking fluid additives. The lecture, held in Cushwa Hall room B100, begins at 7 p.m. The theme of this year’s lecture series, […]

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