Local News

Thursday, August 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With the arrival of a new fleet of buses, the Western Reserve Transit Authority can fulfill a promise made seven years ago, says Executive Director James Ferraro. Beginning Sept. 6, all of the bus lines within the authority will offer hourly service, adding 56 trips across Mahoning County on weekdays and doubling […]

Thursday, August 25, 2016

 PITTSBURGH — Giant Eagle will conduct Fall Supermarket Hiring Events Saturday at several stores in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland. One is the Community Center Giant Eagle on Doral Drive in Boardman. The hires are for both Giant Eagle and Market District Supermarkets and include full- and part-time positions. The Boardman store positions range from bakers […]

Thursday, August 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Full applications are due Friday for nominations for the 25 Under 35 Awards. The Mahoning Valley Young Professionals, in partnership with the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, present the awards recognizing area young professionals. Each honoree will be recognized at a Feb. 9 awards ceremony at Stambaugh Auditorium, including three MVP […]

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

NILES, Ohio – Dillard’s, a longtime clothing retailer at the Eastwood Mall, isn’t closing its doors, a spokesman for the mall’s parent company said, but it is changing its retail format. The department store will become a “clearance center” for the Dillard’s chain, said The Cafaro Co.’s Joe Bell. “Retailers are today experimenting with different […]

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University opened a new academic year today with increased enrollment, residence halls at capacity and a freshman class that is the strongest academically in the university’s history. YSU started the fall semester with 12,801 students, up 426 students from 12,375 on the first day of classes last year, according to […]

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – This fall’s series of lectures will serve as a “beta test” for the new City Club of the Mahoning Valley to help plan what form it takes. An offshoot of the City Club of Cleveland, the local City Club will launch with a Sept. 21 panel, Economic Development in the Mahoning Valley, […]

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

SALEM, Ohio — Karen Leonard, chief marketing officer of Innovative Global Vision, will speak on the topic of “Grow Your Email List: Quick and Easy Ideas to Expand Your Reach” at the Salem Community Center here on Sept. 21. Reservations are required for the event. The Salem Business Connection Luncheon will begin at 11:45 a.m. […]

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -– Simon Roofing, Simon Surfaces and SR Products, all Simon Solutions companies, have earned company-wide ISO 9001: 2008 quality-management certification, the company announced Tuesday. The ISO 9001: 2008 certification is awarded to organizations that meet the rigorous criteria for assuring quality and continuous improvement in the products or services they provides. Simon’s ISO […]

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio has long been a key state in presidential elections and a new e-book authored by the office of the Secretary of State explains just what the state’s role is and how it came to be. “Ohio: Pathway to the Presidency” is available for free through the Apple Store, Secretary of State […]

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has issued five new horizontal well permits to companies drilling in the Utica shale last week, all of them located in the oil and gas play’s southern counties. Ascent Resources received four new permits for wells in Belmont, Guernsey and Jefferson counties for the week ended […]

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