Local News

Friday, April 1, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Warren YWCA, a milestone to be celebrated at its annual meeting May 26 and the issuance of a commemorative book in October. Overseeing and coordinating the celebration is its Centennial Celebration Steering Committee whose chairwoman is Molly Toth, special projects coordinator at the YW. […]

Friday, April 1, 2016

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Forbes magazine has ranked Grove City College 109th overall on its list of 300 “Best Value Colleges 2016,” the college announced Thursday. The business publication ranked Grove City 35th best value in the country among liberal arts colleges, 54th in the Northeast and 76th among private colleges. The rankings are based […]

Friday, April 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Thursday was Tiffaney Trella’s first visit to Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Center for Science & Technology. That wasn’t the case for Michael Ward, her 5-year-old nephew. “This is his third time,” Trella said. “He begged to come today.” As her young charge darted among the exhibits, Trella marveled at […]

Friday, April 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Agnus Berenato, a television sports analyst and women’s basketball coach at the University of Pittsburgh and Georgia Tech, will keynote the 24th annual Athena Award Dinner. Berenato, who was just named head women’s basketball coach at Kennesaw State University in Georgia on Wednesday, will focus on “Having It All But Changing the […]

Friday, April 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It has been struggle after struggle for Lisa Robinson as she fought to get her business off the ground. First, there were her own medical battles against asthma and thyroid problems that left her gasping for breath on the floor of her apartment with no one near to help – the closest […]

Friday, April 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It has been struggle after struggle for Lisa Robinson as she fought to get her business off the ground. First, there were her own medical battles against asthma and thyroid problems that left her gasping for breath on the floor of her apartment with no one near to help – the closest […]

Thursday, March 31, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Work should begin in early June on two road projects near the Youngstown State University campus. Chuck Shasho, deputy director for public works, told members of the city’s Board of Control this morning that he should be able to advertise for bids in the next seven to 10 days for the rehabilitation […]

Thursday, March 31, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued three new permits for horizontal wells in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale for the week ended March 26, the agency’s oil and gas division reports. Two permits were issued to Triad Hunter LLC for wells in Monroe County at the company’s McIntire pad in Ohio Township. […]

Thursday, March 31, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rate of mortgage foreclosures in the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman area declined slightly in January compared to January 2015, reports CoreLogic, a financial analytics company based in California. The January foreclosure rate was 1.90%, a decrease of 0.11 percentage points from January 2015 when the rate was 2.01%. Even so, foreclosure activity remains higher […]

Thursday, March 31, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eastern Gateway Community College is seeking to raise $100,000 so it can field a men’s baseball team and a women’s softball team next spring. It also has aspirations to field men and women’s basketball teams the 2018-19 academic year. The president of Eastern Gateway, Jimmie Bruce, announced those plans Wednesday afternoon at […]

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