Local News

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

POLAND, Ohio – Put on a little black dress and bring a copy of your favorite book to swap with others at the “Ladies in Little Black Dresses for Literacy” fundraising event. The Literary Society of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County is taking reservations for the fundraiser at 6 p.m. May 11 […]

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

GIRARD, Ohio – One Over Properties LLC, an investment group managed by Steven Lewis of MVC Advisors LLC, Boardman, has purchased a four-building, 106-unit apartment complex here for $2.5 million or about $23,150 per unit. The complex, Timber Ridge Apartments, was built in 1980 at 1104 E. Liberty St., and consists of one- and two-bedroom […]

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The hangover after a year of record sales continues to wear on in 2017 as the three American auto manufacturers reported sales that once again lagged behind last year’s. At General Motors Co., sales were down 5.8% to 244,406 as its two top brands posted a decline in sales last month. Buick […]

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Representatives of Steward Health Care System today will tour three local hospitals that the Boston-based medical group officially acquired Monday. Steward Health Care System and Community Health Systems Inc., based in Franklin, Tenn., announced after close of markets that Steward had completed its purchase of eight CHS hospitals. They include Northside Medical […]

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber and the city of Niles have launched a property redevelopment program that uses a study recently completed by Youngstown State University, the chamber announced Monday. The study, led by volunteers from the Avenue & Main community group and the YSU Regional Economic Development Initiative, identified abandoned and […]

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – AutoParkit LLC will move forward with plans to establish its headquarters and manufacturing operations in Warren – just not where its president intended. Warren native Christopher Alan announced Monday afternoon that he has purchased two properties from General Electric Corp. after efforts to acquire the adjacent Delphi Packard Electric property fell through. […]

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Abdullah Khalil experienced some lonely days when he arrived at Youngstown State University five years ago, an international student far from his home in Saudi Arabia. Now set to graduate on Saturday with a bachelor’s degree in business–human resource management, Khalil has worked for changes that he hopes will ease college transition […]

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley has selected Palo Creative to lead its marketing strategy, including social media management and website development, the marketing agency announced Monday. “The Hope Foundation’s goals for the year include developing its new DreamCatchers for Kids initiative, which was developed to create amazing experiences to help […]

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

SHARON, Pa. – The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will present its annual Phoenix Awards at 11:30 a.m. May 18 at The Corinthian Banquet Center downtown. The newest honor, the Trailblazer Award, will be presented to HHSDR Architects and Engineers’ J. Greer Hayden. Other awards include the New Business Startup Award, presented to the Hope […]

Monday, May 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley needs volunteers for JA in a Day, which takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 17. The volunteers are needed for fifth-grade classes in eight elementary schools in the Youngstown City School District. Junior Achievement prepares students to succeed in life by providing an educational foundation in […]

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