Local News

Monday, May 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — “We Made It! We Sold It! We Bought It!”, the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor’s newest exhibit, opens to the public Wednesday. The exhibit, designed by Youngstown State University graduate students, features a wide range of household artifacts that people of the industrial northeast manufactured, bought, and sold during America’s […]

Monday, May 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Each morning when we flip a light switch, we don’t give a second thought to whether the lights will turn on. Most of the time, they do. This simple task belies the mind-numbing complexity of what it takes to produce, transmit and then deliver the huge quantity of electricity to households, businesses […]

Monday, May 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Piggyback Foundation of Youngstown is hosting its second annual Chocolate Fest, a fundraiser to benefit children and families facing life-threatening illness from 6 to 8 p.m. on May 11, at Magic Tree Pub and Eatery in Boardman. Piggyback Foundation of Youngstown is a volunteer-based organization dedicated to maintaining normalcy for families […]

Monday, May 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Toward the rear of QFM Stamping Inc.’s plant in Salem, a brightly painted yellow robotic arm zips back and forth, stopping at programmed intervals to weld portions of a component used in the rail car industry. The bed that holds the part lifts and turns as the automated arm adjusts and prepares […]

Monday, May 1, 2017

SALEM, Ohio – A hundred years ago, perhaps down to the hour that you’re reading this, one of the great American watercolor artists was painting scenes around Salem. After graduating from art school, Charles Burchfield returned to his hometown in 1916 and started painting. He set up his easel on his front porch, in his […]

Monday, May 1, 2017

POLAND, Ohio – Shepherd of the Valley Poland has opened its new skilled nursing and rehabilitation center and is accepting residents there as of today. The Poland community, 301 W Western Reserve Road, has offered assisted and independent living since opening its doors and added skilled nursing to provide a full continuum of care on […]

Monday, May 1, 2017

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Students from 10 high schools enrolled in the Entrepreneurship Academy at eCenter@LindenPointe will present their startup business plans to a panel of judges at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Buhl Park casino. Over the course of the school year, students – hailing from the Commodore Perry, Farrell, Greenville, Grove City, Hermitage, Sharon, […]

Monday, May 1, 2017

What do Marriott, Verizon, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Macy’s, American Express and Coca-Cola have in common? For starters, two years ago they joined forces with 35 of the largest employers in the U.S. to purchase health insurance. This coalition represents 6.5 million insured employees who reside in all 50 states. In the first three years, […]

Monday, May 1, 2017

Lee DeRose, owner of YESCO Electrical Supply Inc.: YESCO prides itself on building trustworthy relationships with local and national contractors and engineering firms. We have maintained a track record of ensuring customer satisfaction and safety for both our employees and the end users. Our company employs outside salespeople for the initial contact in a variety […]

Monday, May 1, 2017

In March 1995, the Division I-AA National Football Champions YSU Penguins and head football coach Jim Tressel were invited to the White House to meet with then-president Bill Clinton. As that political year dawned, Clinton had a handful on his plate already. Nine months earlier, Paula Jones filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Clinton, the […]

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