Local News

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Western Reserve Health Foundation today announced grants of more than $142,000 to eight local health and wellness initiatives, including the Youngstown YMCA’s diabetes prevention program and a renovation of the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic. “We are pleased to support a broad range of health-related programs with this round of grants,” said […]

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Energy companies continue to target the southern tier of the Utica shale in eastern Ohio where oil and gas wells have proven more productive than those drilled in the north. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 10 new horizontal permits during the week ended July 11, all in the southern part […]

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — YMCA of Youngstown will offer EnhanceFitness, an evidence-based physical activity program proven to increase the physical, mental and social functioning of older adults, particularly those with arthritis,. The programs will be available to older adults at the Davis Family YMCA starting Aug. 10. Classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays at […]

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

WARREN, Ohio – John R. Kasich’s expected entry into the 2016 Republican presidential campaign will force the governor to defend his decisions and policies in a way he hasn’t had to since his election in 2010, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said Monday. Because Kasich’s Democratic challenger last fall, Ed FitzGerald, “imploded very early” — the […]

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — For nearly three hours Monday afternoon, parents, teachers, former teachers, a retired principal, school board members (current and past), union officials, professors of education at Youngstown State University and graduates of city high schools condemned Gov. John R. Kasich’s plan to reorganize the administration of Youngstown public schools. The reorganization, as set […]

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

By Tom Humphries, CEO, Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Students and their families in Youngstown have a better opportunity now than they did at any time in at least a dozen years. It was the 2003-04 academic year that Youngstown City Schools received its first F on the state report card. It has […]

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology will hold “Science of Brewing 2.0″ on July 24, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the center,  11 W. Federal St.. Select tastings at the adult-only event will be provided by Southern Tier Brewing Company, Main Street Grille & Brewing […]

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, will provide up to $8 million from its third project call for additive manufacturing applied research and development projects. The nine awarded project teams, which include a team incorporating RTI International Metals,  will provide $11 million in matching cost share for total funding worth […]

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull County Board of Commissioners has approved a new contract with the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber to continue to provide economic development services in Trumbull County. The 12-month contract, totaling $23,000, will enable the chamber to continue its multifaceted economic development efforts throughout Trumbull County, the chamber announced Monday. William Cann, […]

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology will hold Science of Brewing 2.0 on July 24, 6 to 9 p.m., at the center, located at 11 W. Federal St.. Select tastings at the adult-only event will be provided by Southern Tier Brewing Company, Main Street Grille & […]

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