Local News

Thursday, August 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The three-day sales-tax holiday on school supplies and school apparel begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday and retailers are bracing for the increase in foot traffic. Last year’s tax holiday at the Kohl’s department store  at The Shops at Boardman Park was “kind of like Christmas, the day after Thanksgiving,” said assistant manager […]

Thursday, August 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Association of Fundraising Professionals Mahoning-Shenango Chapter will honor six individuals, one company and one nonprofit at this year’s National Philanthropy Day Awards. The honorees in the seven categories will be recognized during an awards luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 18 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center, Boardman. The Mahoning/Shenango AFP Chapter consists […]

Thursday, August 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mahoning Valley businesses are invited to apply for the new JobsOhio Research & Development Grant for projects that support the development and commercialization of emerging technologies and products that align with one or more of JobsOhio’s targeted industries. The Regional Chamber, as the designated TeamNEO partner, is facilitating the program in Mahoning […]

Thursday, August 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Eastgate Regional Council of Governments is seeking feedback on the comprehensive economic development strategy for Ashtabula, Mahoning and Trumbull counties. The strategy, which Eastgate developed with its partners, contains pertinent economic and demographic information on the region including distress criteria, employment trends and regionally significant industries. It outlines regional goals and […]

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — For Shannon Stamp, the time she devotes to helping children read and write is more than volunteer effort. It’s a cause driven by a personal connection with illiteracy and how it could affect a family and an individual. “I have a personal interest in this,” says Stamp, the practice administrator at the […]

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society will host a field trip to the T.P. Tools Auto Museum here Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to noon. The trip is being held in conjunction with the Wheels of Steel: The Mahoning Valley’s Car Culture exhibit at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center. Admission to the […]

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Community Health Systems Inc. ended the second quarter of 2016 with net operating revenues down 6.0% from the same period a year ago. Revenues also were down 2.1% for the first six months of the year compared to last year, the company reported Tuesday. The company operates ValleyCare Health System of Ohio […]

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Now that many of the players and challenges related to developing an additive manufacturing cluster in northeastern Ohio have been identified, the next step is to execute a strategy to attract businesses that supply, use and provide services for this technology. “We’re looking to build a formal a steering committee and break […]

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

SARASOTA, Fla. – The American Accounting Association will honor David E. Stout, who holds the Andrews Chair in Accounting at Youngstown State University, with its Lifetime Service Award Aug. 10 at its annual meeting. The award “recognizes contributions to accounting education over a sustained period of time through services to the AAA, service with the […]

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued four horizontal well permits in the Utica shale play during the week ended July 30, while the rig count stood at 15, the agency reported Monday. According to ODNR’s latest update, Gulfport Energy Corp. received three well permits, and Ascent Resources was awarded one permit […]

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