Local News

Monday, November 14, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio — Kennsington Golf Club and CTW Development Corp. have teamed up with the local U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program for its annual toy drive. Toys will be collected now through Dec. 8. Kennsington, located in Canfield’s Westford Lifestyle Community, is collecting new, unwrapped toys for the organization to give to […]

Saturday, November 12, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio — One need only pause and read the testimonials posted above the prep counter at Butter Maid Bakery in Boardman to gain an insight into how the internet has changed the nature of small business. From Broken Arrow, Okla., to an unidentified Army forward area in Afghanistan, customers of the bakery have found […]

Friday, November 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The chances that four music majors at Youngstown State University will one day sing in the world’s major opera houses or play with world-acclaimed orchestras are about the same as its athletes playing Major League Baseball or in the National Football League. It’s happened. Think Ron Jaworski, Cliff Stoudt, Paul McFadden and […]

Friday, November 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — ValleyCare Health System of Ohio announced Thursday it is cutting its workforce, although it provided no details on how many positions, what departments are being affected, timing or whether the downsizing is temporary. Valley Care is a subsidiary of Community Health Systems Inc. in Franklin, Tenn. It operates Northside Medical Center in […]

Friday, November 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Mahoning County is the recipient of a $20,000 grant to promote drug-free workplaces, the county mental health and recovery board announced Thursday. The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber, which will host and arrange seminars on the subject for employers, joined the board in making the announcement. The funds come from the Ohio Department […]

Friday, November 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Board of Control approved buying four parcels on North Lane Avenue Thursday in accordance with the East Side Urban Renewal Plan and the Joseph Co. International’s proposed $20 million chill-can complex. The city will pay $170,000 plus moving and closing expenses for the properties, according to  documents. The properties represent […]

Friday, November 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The siblings of the late Michael Kusalaba left no doubt Thursday as to how their brother would have felt about the new library building that will bear his name in about a year. Mary Ann Huwig of Alliance and Ray Kucalaba of Beaver Township – Michael had changed his surname to reflect […]

Friday, November 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University Thursday saluted those on its faculty who applied for research grants and last year secured $7.5 million in funding across diverse disciplines: STEM, education, business administration, the humanities, and health and human services. It was, as YSU President Jim Tressel noted at the annual Research Recognition Luncheon, the largest […]

Friday, November 11, 2016

SALEM, Ohio — The purchase of a $1.3 million machine is putting Butech Bliss on the cutting edge of manufacturing technology in the region, executives say. The Okuma Multus B550 combines the abilities of a mill and a lathe, and will allow the company to manufacture parts — particularly gears — that once had to […]

Friday, November 11, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – A potential shift to a 501 (c) (3) organization is among the subjects the recently reactivated Community Improvement Corporation of Warren and Trumbull County will explore in the coming months, Tom Humphries said. Humphries is president and CEO of the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber, which manages the CIC under a contract with […]

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