Local News

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – Efforts to curb the abuses of predatory lenders – companies that offer payday advances and short-term loans secured by car titles – are like playing Whac-a-Mole, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, told a panel here Monday. “We change the rules and they find new ways to stay in business,” he told the […]

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A partnership led by Flying High Inc. will help prepare local individuals for careers in health care and advanced manufacturing using a $4 million federal grant. The Mahoning Valley Partnership for Employment will aim to equip people, with a focus on veterans and those with criminal records, with skills in the high-demand […]

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – Bodine Perry, a public accounting firm based here with offices in Warren, Columbus and Naples, Fla., has redesigned its website to provide clients greater access to helpful information. The site, BodinePerry.com, posts the full range of the firm’s services and access to resources for taxes and financial planning, says co-founder Matthew Bodine. […]

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — It’s been more than a decade since students walked out of Roosevelt Elementary School in Warren for the final time. It’s been even longer since Daryl Campbell roamed those halls as a kid. But he still shows up every day. “There are some days where I’ll be working in the greenhouse and […]

Monday, June 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rig count in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale dropped during the week ended June 25, signaling a continued reduction in drilling activity in the face of weak oil and gas prices, according to the latest data provided by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reports 10 rigs operated in the Utica […]

Monday, June 27, 2016

NILES, Ohio — Primanti Brothers restaurant is celebrating the opening Wednesday of its new store at the Eastwood Mall Complex by giving away free sandwiches for a year to the first 100 customers through the door. The new restaurant is the Pittsburgh-based chain’s third in Ohio and 34th overall. The opening celebration tailgate begins at […]

Monday, June 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – YNGAir Partners, a community group formed to support the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, is seeking financial and volunteer support with the upcoming launch of daily service. YNGAir Partners was organized in 2011 and has a strong membership base, but since helping to secure daily service by Aerodynamics Inc. – which will operate as […]

Monday, June 27, 2016

SHARON, Pa. — The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will present the inaugural fireworks celebration, Light up the Sky @Buhl Park, from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday in Buhl Park. The fireworks celebration will include a concert by 2nd Avenue Project starting at 6 p.m., part of Buhl Park’s Summer Concert Series at the park, […]

Monday, June 27, 2016

By William A. Weimer, vice president, Phantom Fireworks YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Fireworks are as American as baseball, hotdogs and apple pie. But this American tradition is under siege by some who falsely argue they are overly dangerous. We have seen increased rhetoric surrounding fireworks being labeled as “too dangerous” for consumer use. Granted, we have […]

Monday, June 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — International performer Jeff Raz will appear July 6 at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. Raz, a life-long clown, actor, teacher, director and playwright, will host a juggling demonstration and workshop for Oh Wow !visitors. Participation in the workshop is included in the $8 cost […]

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