Local News

Thursday, July 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Prices for homes sold in the region during May were down 0.8% compared to a year earlier, an industry index reported Wednesday. The dip for sale prices in the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman metropolitan statistical area – which included distressed sales – was counter to the national trend as reported by the CoreLogic Home Price […]

Thursday, July 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The parent company of GetGo Café + Market might be looking at North Side for a site, an application to the Ohio Division of Liquor Control indicates. Tamarkin Co., doing business as GetGo, applied to the state for a C1 permit at intersection of Belmont Avenue and Gypsy Lane, according to a […]

Thursday, July 6, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Representatives from a cross-section of the local economy painted a picture Wednesday of the promises and challenges that lie ahead for the Mahoning Valley during a roundtable discussion hosted by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown. It was the first in a series of roundtables the senator has scheduled this week across the state […]

Thursday, July 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Design Review Committee Wednesday denied the NYO Property Group requests to place vinyl signs on two of its downtown properties. The requests were for buildings at 1 W. Federal St., better known as First National Tower (formerly Metropolitan Tower), and 16 Wick Ave., which is vacant, were continued from the […]

Thursday, July 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. had a busy second quarter as the organization hosted 11 community workdays, sold six rehabilitated houses and launched the Iron Roots Community Supported Agriculture program to provide fresh produce to members. According to its second quarter report released Wednesday, YNDC hosted workdays in Wick park, Fairgreen Community […]

Thursday, July 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. had a busy second quarter as the organization hosted 11 community workdays, sold six rehabilitated houses and launched the Iron Roots Community Supported Agriculture program to provide fresh produce to members. According to its second quarter report released Wednesday, YNDC hosted workdays in Wick park, Fairgreen Community […]

Thursday, July 6, 2017

POLAND, Ohio – Sports enthusiasts are invited to test their knowledge against others in the 3rd Annual Mahoning Valley Sports Trivia Championship July 13 at The Lake Club. All proceeds from the event will benefit Potential Development Schools for Students with Autism. The evening includes food, sports trivia and sport celebrities. The competition is limited […]

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology has distributed more than 7000 free admission passes to its center, handed out by its board’s Friend-raising Campaign in support of nine local libraries’ Summer Reading programs. The passes have been distributed to The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, […]

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Get ready for a busy weekend on and around the Youngstown State University campus as the annual Summer Festival of the Arts and several other events kick off this week. The 19th annual YSU Summer Festival of the Arts is July 8 and 9. Saturday’s hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. […]

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Now that Joe Schmo’s Kitchen has celebrated its second birthday, Amanda Franks knows that she has a loyal base of customers. The next step, she says, is widening that base. Through its website, JoeSchmosKitchen.com, she already sells her blends of seasonings, pepper jellies, gourmet salts and sausage mixes to customers out of […]

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