Local News

Friday, September 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Car sales nationwide continued to lose pace with 2016’s record totals as two of the Big Three American manufacturers reported a drop in sales in August. General Motors Co.’ sales climbed 4.2%, totaling 275,552 in August. GMC had the brand’s sales increase from last year as 47,718 trucks and SUVs were sold, […]

Friday, September 1, 2017

Abby Lucas has joined Innis Maggiore as senior digital copywriter. She is responsible for digital content development for the agency and its clients.Her professional experience includes work at Mindstream Interactive and Fine Citizens, both in Columbus. Says Mark Vandegrift, Innis Maggiore chief operating officer, “The discipline of content marketing continues to grow as the critical […]

Friday, September 1, 2017

Ron Lenhart (pictured) is the newly named vice president of business development and purchasing for Specialty Pipe & Tube Inc., Mineral Ridge. Lenhart joined the company in 2015. Other changes announced by Specialty Pipe include Mark McAllister, promoted to sales manager, and Lauri Gill, who joins the company as purchasing manager and sales representative. Says […]

Friday, September 1, 2017

Brandon Dauer has joined Home Savings Bank as assistant vice president, commercial relationship manager for the Stark and Summit County markets. Dauer comes to Home Savings with 12 years of experience working with commercial businesses to support their daily and expansion banking needs. His office is in the Belden Village area of North Canton. Dauer […]

Friday, September 1, 2017

Ashley Josay Zullo will lead student recruitment efforts at Thiel College as vice president for enrollment management. Zullo comes to Thiel from Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pa., where she was director of admissions. “Zullo’s record of success recruiting students, focus on the admissions process, and superior experience with effective marketing and campus event planning […]

Friday, September 1, 2017

William Miner, a financial adviser with the Canfield office of Merrill Lynch, was recently named by Forbes magazine as one of America’s Top Next-Generation Wealth Managers. Miner joined Merrill Lynch 11 years ago and holds the designation as Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor. He earned his bachelor’s degree in finance and MBA from Youngstown State University.a […]

Friday, September 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A telethon broadcast last night by WKBN and four other local television stations operated by Nexstar Media Group raised more than $65,000 for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The total raised includes $40,000 in matching funds pledged by four local businesses, said David Coy, general manager of the five Nexstar stations. Covelli Enterprises, […]

Friday, September 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In about 45 days, the Mahoning Valley will learn about a project that Mitchell Joseph promised Thursday would “light up the city of Youngstown.” Joseph, chairman and CEO of Joseph Company International and West Coast Chill, referred to the development in his remarks after accepting the Business Professional of the Year Award […]

Friday, September 1, 2017

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – In early August, Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller visited Youngstown Air Reserve Base. During her tour, the leader of the Air Force Reserve saw the equipment the airmen of the 910th Airlift Wing use on aerial spray missions and the impact the station has on the Mahoning Valley. “She learned what we […]

Friday, September 1, 2017

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Though the official call hasn’t come yet, the 910th Airlift Wing is preapred to travel to Houston to aid in recovery efforts after Hurricane Harvey, said wing commander Col. Danial Sarachene. “We stand ready to support them if it comes to the need of additional forces to combat biting insects like […]

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