Local News

Thursday, January 7, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The state of Ohio says downtown developer Dominic Marchionda and three affiliated companies are trying to “avoid accountability” by seeking to quash subpoenas for financial records related to how they spent more than $1.7 million in water and wastewater grants funds provided by the city of Youngstown. Marchionda’s attorney counters not so, […]

Thursday, January 7, 2016

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College welcomed about 350 girls from high schools and middle school girls Wednesday for a day-long exploration of the STEM disciplines – science, technology engineering and mathematics. Hosted by the College and Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV, a regional educational resources center headquartered in Grove City, the Massachusetts Institute of […]

Thursday, January 7, 2016

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – Home Furnishings Business, a trade publication, has ranked Sheely’s Furniture & Appliance as the No. 1 independent furniture store in the United States that operates entirely within one state, Sherry Sheely said Wednesday. Sheely is the chief operating officer of the family-owned furniture store. Home Furnishings Business has a circulation of […]

Thursday, January 7, 2016

DETROIT – With sales of hatchbacks in the United States continuing to climb, Chevrolet will enter this market next fall with the Cruze Hatch, the automaker announced this morning. Sales of hatchbacks in the United States rose 9% last year according to Alan Batey, president of Chevrolet North America, making it “the perfect time to […]

Thursday, January 7, 2016

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. – The advisory council of the Greater OH-Penn Manufacturing Apprenticeship Network, which has $3 million to reimburse employers for apprenticeship programs, was long on goals and short on specifics Wednesday. The council met for the first time yesterday on how to disburse its American Apprenticeship Initiative grant over the next five years. […]

Thursday, January 7, 2016

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – Home Furnishings Business, a trade publication, has ranked Sheely’s Furniture & Appliance as the No. 1 independent furniture store in the United States that operates entirely within one state, Sherry Sheely said Wednesday. Sheely is the chief operating officer of the family-owned furniture store. Home Furnishings Business has a circulation of […]

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Classes begin next Monday night at Youngstown State University for those who want to sit for a license as a real estate agent in Ohio. All run from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Williamson Hall, 221 N. Hazel St. The 10 sessions on real estate law run Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Jan. […]

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

WARREN, Ohio ­­– The National Packard Museum will open its annual antique motorcycle exhibit Saturday. This year’s show, “What’s in Your Barn?” features 30 motorcycles manufactured between 1939 and 1983 that were found in barns around the world. The showcase has restored bikes as well as some “barn-fresh” vehicles, that is, left as they were […]

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Organizers of Youngstown State University’s Summer Festival of the Arts are now accepting artist applications for this years show, set for July 9 and 10. The early deadline is April 4, but applications for the juried show will be accepted until all available spaces are filled. Each application requires a $20 jury […]

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – While CoreLogic data show that house prices in Ohio and the United States rose in November, the average price of a house sold in the Mahoning Valley dropped, albeit only 0.1%. In the California company’s monthly report released Tuesday, the CoreLogic Home Price Index and related Forecast data for November 2015 show […]

Pages