Local News

Friday, July 28, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new school year means new teachers and new classes for students, and a new logo for the Youngstown City School District. The new logo, along with a new slogan “Honoring the past, Embracing the future,” reflects the district’s respect for tradition and its zest for the future, said CEO Krish Mohip in […]

Thursday, July 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – What began as a testing ground for art has grown into something much more for Jamie Jamison. In 2014, Jamison began using her Instagram account, A La Jamie, to figure out which of her pieces – she works with mixed media and photography – resonated with buyers. If a particular piece or […]

Thursday, July 27, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Banc Corp. Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $5.7 million, or 21 cents a share, compared to $5.0 million, or 19 cents a share from the year-ago quarter, and remained the same at $5.7 million, or 21 cents a share from the first-quarter. Farmers is the holding company of Farmers […]

Thursday, July 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Work on a $350,000 renovation of the pavilion in Wick Park is underway as contractors began installation of a new roof, gutters and HVAC system. Rotary Club of Youngstown organized the project as part of its Centennial Campaign and Youngstown CityScape is serving as project manager. Further work on the pavilion, built […]

Thursday, July 27, 2017

WYOMISSING, Pa. – Penn National Gaming Inc., which operates Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown, this morning reported second quarter revenue of $796.5 million. The quarterly results compared to guidance for the earnings period of $776.8 million and the $769.4 million for second quarter 2016. Timothy J. Wilmott, chief executive officer, attributed the […]

Thursday, July 27, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Since he was a boy, Lt. Col. Scott Mann dreamed of becoming a member of the Army Special Forces. He became a Green Beret and served in some of the most inhospitable parts of Iraq and Afghanistan. But the toughest enemy he met wasn’t insurgents or Taliban fighters. It was the lack […]

Thursday, July 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sunrise Entertainment & Western Reserve Folk Arts Association announced Stephen Stills and Judy Collins are coming to Powers Auditorium in the DeYor Performing Arts Center 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 15. 50 years ago, the singer and songwriters Stephen Stills and Judy Collins met each other. This summer, the two will celebrate the […]

Thursday, July 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tony DiTommaso didn’t have to wander far in choosing a career path. His father was a carpenter while he and his three brothers all went through the apprenticeship program and became journeymen in that trade. Today, DiTommaso’s nephew Joe, the third generation of the family to enter the craft, works with his […]

Thursday, July 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Jennifer Pintar, chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Sports Science, at Youngstown State University, has been named associate provost for academic administration at YSU. “Dr. Pintar is a successful, respected faculty member and department chair on campus and will bring with her the background and experience to excel in this position,” […]

Thursday, July 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reports that 26 oil and gas rigs were operational in the Utica shale during the week ended July 22, three more than the previous week. ODNR, however, did not issue a single new horizontal permit to energy exploration companies during the week. To date, there are […]

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