Local News

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. is launching a new community lending program in partnership with the city and Home Savings Bank. The program, Revitalize Home Mortgage, is being funded by a $500,000 city grant that will capitalize a loan fund to provide first-mortgage loans to individuals unable to obtain bank financing to […]

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

GROVE CITY, Pa. — Grove City College begins the new school year with a digital facelift to its website. The comprehensive redesign is optimized for mobile devices, and provides prospective students and families the information they need when choosing Grove City College, including easy access to admissions counselors via Live Chat, a virtual tour and […]

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Eastern Gateway Community College has signed a multi-year contract with Barnes & Noble Education Inc. to provide a full suite of solutions, including bookstore operations, an institution-wide learning management system and digital courseware to the students, faculty and advisers. “Our campus services are deeply integrated, and we wanted one partner that would be […]

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

CALCUTTA, Ohio –The CEO of the Busy Beaver chain of building product stores has purchased the BigK (Kmart) store at 15891 state Route 170 here for $1.675 million. The transaction, which closed Aug. 22, was the largest commercial real estate deal last month in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties. The BigK store here has escaped […]

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

AKRON, Ohio – The Software Guild, along with Israeli cybersecurity academy HackerUSA, will host panel discussion about the state of the industry and what employers are looking for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 7. The panel will be held at The Software Guild’s offices on the sixth floor of the Akron Accelerator Building, 526 S. Main Street. […]

Monday, September 4, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Harry Meshel, a Youngstown native whose political career began in 1964 when he was named administrative assistant to Mayor Anthony B. Flask, died Monday morning. He was 93. Funeral arrangements are pending. Meshel won elective office in 1970 as a Democrat for a seat in the Ohio Senate. He served until 1993, […]

Monday, September 4, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio — HBK CPAs & Consultants has signed a conclusive merger agreement under which the appraisal firm Brabender Mascetta Pattison LLC is joining the financial services firm. The merger, announced Friday, extends HBK’s presence in the Pittsburgh region and broadens the reach and depth of its HBK Valuation, Litigation & Forensics business unit. “We […]

Saturday, September 2, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For new Youngstown State University men’s basketball coach Jerrod Calhoun, his team is first and foremost a brand. That brand is defined by what happens on the court – fast-paced play that focuses on fast breaks and high-pressure defense – and off the court. Through his Twitter account, @YSUCoachCalhoun, he’s tweeted daily […]

Friday, September 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley’s annual Day of Caring today got off to a cooler start than usual. With temperatures for today forecasted to approach 70 degrees, the temperature was only 52 degrees around 9 a.m. in downtown Youngstown as volunteers prepared to head to their service projects. […]

Friday, September 1, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation announces 15 residents from Warren and Youngstown for its 2017 Emerging Leaders program. This group of grassroots leaders will take part in a nine-week series of comprehensive workshops designed to cultivate fundamental leadership skills, as well as connect individuals to key community peers and stakeholders. “The Emerging Leaders program […]

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