Local News

Monday, July 24, 2017

SALEM, Ohio – The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association has recognized Redex Industries Inc., maker of Udderly Smooth moisturizing creams, as the winner of its charitable company of the year award. The award was presented at the trade group’s Cosmoprof North America show July 10 in Las Vegas. Margaret Kennedy, co-founder of the company, […]

Monday, July 24, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration will host the Youngstown Accounting and Auditing Update led led by Kurt G. Oestrecher Aug. 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The update takes place in Williamson Hall on campus and covers new developments in accounting and auditing standards including advice on compliance with professional […]

Monday, July 24, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Wick Park Concert Series has released the lineup for its fourth year of providing free concerts at Wick Park Recreation Center, 260 Park Ave. Four concerts will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays throughout the month of August. A possible rain date is scheduled for Aug. 30. Food and drinks […]

Monday, July 24, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The former General Electric plant site just south of downtown was purchased in an online auction Friday, and discussions are under way for the purchase of a second Mahoning Valley GE property. The 2.9-acre site at Market and Hughes streets sold for $95,000 in an online auction Friday, $20,000 more for the […]

Monday, July 24, 2017

WARREN, Ohio — It’s a balmy Friday afternoon and the Trumbull Art Gallery is filled with students from Lakeview Schools. They file in with their parents to see the showcase that features their works from the past school year. Outside, across Park Avenue, even more kids are covering the sidewalks with chalk drawings as adults […]

Monday, July 24, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Music with a Mission will take place July 30 to help raise funds for Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley’s capital campaign to “Move Our Mission.” Six local bands and a soloist will perform from 1 to 8 p.m. at Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Ave. The event will also have […]

Saturday, July 22, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – This November city voters will again – for the seventh time since May 2013 – vote on a ballot issue to restrict activity related to oil and gas extraction in the city. The Youngstown Community Bill of Rights Committee will hold a news conference Monday to announce it has secured the necessary […]

Friday, July 21, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The state’s unemployment rate ticked up to 5.0% in June, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. That’s up a tenth of a percentage point from 4.9% both in May and in June 2016. The number of workers unemployed in Ohio last month was 291,000, up 5,000 from […]

Friday, July 21, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Drive past a rest stop in the morning and you see them: trucks, parked nose to tail, along the drives to and from the highways. Go by an interstate exit at dinnertime and you see trucks there too. They rumble through downtowns and chug across rural roads. And none is where it […]

Friday, July 21, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. is seeking nominees for its Neighborhood Champion Award.   The award honors three Youngstown residents who have taken action to improve their neighborhood. The selected residents will receive $1,000 each for a neighborhood improvement project of their choice.  Any city resident may be nominated. A description of why […]

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