Local News

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ricky Rollins woke up one morning a few days after Christmas in 1995 thinking it was just another day on the job at the steel mill where he once worked. Instead, everything changed that day when a loose piece of slag struck his head, crushing part of his skull. The accident completely […]

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio — 898 Marketing reports it has been retained by Burgan Real Estate, Boardman, to develop a communications and marketing plan to expand home listings, agent recruitment and retention, and oversee general branding efforts. In an industry that increasingly relies social media to build client relationships, 898 will help Burgan and its agents develop […]

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Fans of the Mahoning Valley music scene will be able to party like it’s the mid-1980s – or earlier – as part of this year’s Summer Festival of the Arts Weekend with a reunion concert by The Fabulous Flashbacks. The Flashbacks stopped performing regularly in 2008. The band packed indoor and outdoor […]

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

NILES, Ohio – A four-day carnival will be held at the Eastwood Mall Complex this weekend to benefit Hannah’s Vision, a nonprofit organization supporting children in northeastern Ohio with brain tumors. The carnival opens at 6 p.m. Thursday and runs to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, it runs from 6 p.m. to midnight and, on […]

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Bernadette Elliott can hardly contain her excitement. She’s eagerly awaiting the opportunity to make an offer on her dream house that sits near the former Idora Park on the south side of Youngstown. “I’ve already started the mortgage process at the bank,” Elliott says. For her, it’s a moment she thought might […]

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University Tax Institute seminar, offered by the Williamson College of Business Administration, is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 16 in Williamson Hall at YSU. The seminar is designed for practicing accountants, enrolled agents or tax preparers who want to stay current on tax regulations and laws, and […]

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Three companies in the Mahoning Valley are among 29 Ohio employers that will share $677,000 in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. The grants will fund the purchase of equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses. BWC’s Safety Intervention Grant program provides employers with a 3-to-1 […]

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ryan Sheridan, owner and founder of Braking Point Recovery in Austintown, plans to head to Pamplona, Spain, this summer and participate in the annual Running of the Bulls ceremony to raise funds for the Rich Center for Autism. Sheridan challenges the community to donate $5,000 directly to the Rich Center between now […]

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Work on the proposed amphitheater and riverfront park is proceeding on schedule, despite criticisms of the project during the Democratic mayoral primary and questions raised by President Donald Trump’s proposed budget. MKSK, the Columbus landscape architecture firm the city engaged for the estimated $9 million project, is making “significant progress” on the […]

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The YWCA of Youngstown installed two new board members and honored four women in the Mahoning Valley at its annual meeting last week. The new board members are Ying Joy Tang, a psychology professor at Youngstown State University, and Sara Wenger, economic development program manager with Eastgate Regional Council of Governments. Receiving the […]

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