Local News

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

SALEM, Ohio – As business owners and economic development agencies in downtown Salem see it, the new vinyl window clings that will be in vacant storefronts are far better than the usual “For Sale or Lease” signs. The displays put up Monday morning feature colorful displays of hypothetical stores and boutiques that could occupy the […]

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Cerni Motor Sales Inc. will open a new dealership in Painesville, Cerni International North Coast Inc., the company announced Monday. Cerni International North Coast, formerly Lake Truck Sales and Service, opens this month. “We are looking forward to building relationships with the long-term employees of Lake Truck and working together to provide […]

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Cerni Motor Sales Inc. will open a new dealership in Painesville, Cerni International North Coast Inc., the company announced Monday. Cerni International North Coast, formerly Lake Truck Sales and Service, opens this month. “We are looking forward to building relationships with the long-term employees of Lake Truck and working together to provide […]

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Now that Barnes & Noble College has been signed to manage the Youngstown State University bookstore, plans are underway to build a new standalone bookstore on campus along Fifth Avenue that would open a year hence. The new university bookstore would also have a Starbucks coffee shop. After YSU President Jim Tressel […]

Monday, August 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Covelli Centre posted a net loss of $26,721 during the quarter ended June 30, well under the loss that it had budgeted for the period. The downtown arena had expected to lose $195,518 during the quarter, but last minute shows such as Barry Manilow’s farewell tour and a concert by country […]

Monday, August 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University announced this morning a new agreement with Barnes & Noble College to manage the university’s bookstore, a partnership that could eventually lead to the construction of a standalone Barnes & Noble College store on campus. “It is a pleasure to welcome Barnes & Noble College and its decades of […]

Monday, August 1, 2016

GREENVILLE, Pa. – The first female president at Thiel College starts her new job today. Susan Traverso was selected by Thiel’s Board of Trustees in May to become the college’s 20th president and the first female to hold the post. Previously, Traverso served as the provost and senior vice president at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, […]

Monday, August 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The deadline for submitting applications for the 2016-2017 class of Leadership Mahoning Valley has been extended until Aug. 15. Participants complete a nine-month program, which includes nine monthly daylong sessions that focus on major community systems such as education, health, human service, heritage, government, justice, labor, business, poverty and diversity. A selection […]

Monday, August 1, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber will unveil the second life-size, 3-D printed presidential bobblehead – this one of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton – at the 2016 Salute to Business breakfast. The event will take place at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 1 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center. The first bobblehead, of Republican nominee Donald […]

Monday, August 1, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Authority will provide more than $1.46 million in assistance to the Hudson Companies, Hermitage, for Evans Square, a 60-unit senior housing development in Conneaut Lake. Just 39 of the 111 applicants across the commonwealth received funding awards through the competitive PHFA application process. The project is slated to […]

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