Local News

Monday, January 11, 2016

DETROIT – Kicking off the North American International Auto Show, the Honda Civic and Volvo XC90 edged out almost 50 eligible vehicles and were named the North American Car and Truck of the year, respectively, this morning. Both vehicles have won the award before; the Civic in 2006 and the XC90 in 2003. Fifty-three automotive […]

Monday, January 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In some cases, retirement spells the end for long-established family businesses. But for Himes Tax Service, retirement means new life, albeit under a new name. Last year, HD Davis CPAs purchased the firm from owner Tom Himes when he was set to retire after carrying on the business his father started. On […]

Monday, January 11, 2016

WARREN, Ohio — The two champions from the Warren Rotary’s 2015 “Slice of the Valley” pizza challenge will return to vie with 10 other Valley restaurants for bragging rights for the best pizza in the Mahoning Valley from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Demetrios Community Center here. Those who attend the second annual […]

Monday, January 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Martin and Nancy Abraham have donated $50,000 to Youngstown State University to establish scholarships in memory of their parents. Martin Abraham is the provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at YSU. “We are pleased to be able to make this gift to honor our parents,” Abraham said. “The pursuit of education […]

Monday, January 11, 2016

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – After seven months of construction, Greenwood Chevrolet will hold a grand opening Jan. 19 of its newly renovated dealership. The project added 5,400 square feet to the showroom, four quick lube bays in the garage, space for drive-in repair estimates and an updated body shop. “When our team started this remodel project […]

Saturday, January 9, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – Because the cold and flu season is underway and a shortage of substitute teachers looms, the Mahoning Valley Regional Council of Governments will host a substitute teacher job fair Tuesday, Jan. 19 at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center. The fair will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the […]

Friday, January 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Mahoning County Commissioners David Ditzler and Carol Rimedio-Righetti met behind closed doors for about an hour Friday with the staff of the Western Reserve Port Authority to discuss a potential economic development project. The commissioners and the WRPA representatives, along with Michael DiPerna, the port authority’s financial adviser, met in executive session […]

Friday, January 8, 2016

GIRARD, Ohio – With more than 5,000 votes cast in an online contest, Animal Pawtectors won The Gibson Agency’s fourth annual Holiday Giving Campaign, receiving $5,000. Animal Pawtectors, based in Cortland, provides medical treatment to sick, abandoned and abused pets and finds homes for abandoned cats and dogs. The group works closely with area animal […]

Friday, January 8, 2016

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Business and industry participation is needed for the Mercer County Business & Industry Career Fair March 10. The event will be held at the Park Inn by Radisson in West Middlesex, Pa. Not a job fair or trade show, the event is intended to help more than 1,000 young people gain insights […]

Friday, January 8, 2016

SHARON, Pa. – The nomination deadline for the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce’s eight annual Phoenix Awards is Feb. 11. Nominees must have a physical location in the Shenango Valley, do business in the valley or be a member of the chamber. Nomination packages must include a cover page with the nominee’s information and award […]

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