Local News

Thursday, September 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The arts education program Smarts has reached 69% of goal for its “All in One” campaign, boosted by a $60,000 donation from Dr. Barbara Brothers, former English professor and dean at Youngstown State University. Representatives of Smarts — Students Motivated by the Arts — unveiled the oversized check representing the lead gift […]

Thursday, September 29, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership has been awarded $31,551 to collect data and create a planning process to identify and address the food desert in Warren. The Community Food Security Assessment grant, announced by U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, will be used to create a demographic profile of the city, food distribution […]

Thursday, September 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Beginning Oct. 2, St. Patrick Church in Youngstown will host spaghetti lunches using locally sourced meat on the first Sunday of each month. The lunches will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and meals can be carried out or eaten in. The meals will be hosted through April 2, 2017. […]

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The foreclosure rate among outstanding mortgage loans in the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman area was 1.73% in July, a drop of .22 percentage points compared to July 2015 when the foreclosure rate was 1.95%. Still, the foreclosure rate here was higher here than the national foreclosure in July, which was 0.93 %, according to CoreLogic, […]

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

MONACA, Pa. — Royal Dutch Shell has demonstrated that much can be accomplished in three months. Since the company announced June 7 its intention to proceed with what is now an estimated $6 billion-plus ethane cracker plant along the Ohio River near Monaca, Pa., the site has undergone dramatic changes. New buildings are constructed or […]

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The OH-PA Stateline Export Initiative was recognized by the International Economic Development Council at its annual conference Tuesday in Cleveland. The initiative received the Economic Development Silver Award in the category of Regionalism & Cross-Border Collaboration, Population greater than 500,000. Created by the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber and the Ohio Small Business […]

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

WARREN, Ohio — A potential tenant is interested in space in the former RG Steel computer center and sales building,  the Community Improvement Corporation of Warren and Trumbull County’s board of directors learned Tuesday. The prospect is looking at half of one of the two floors of the approximately 57,000-square-foot building, said Tom Humphries, president […]

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Cardinal Credit Union staff held the 10-foot length of blue ribbon their new president and CEO, Christine Blake, cut Tuesday afternoon in front of its newest branch here in the Austintown Plaza. The brief ceremony celebrated the entrance of the credit union headquartered in Mentor into Mahoning County. With Blake were state […]

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In just eight short weeks, the Mahoning Valley has made its impression on Eric MacDonald. MacDonald, hired over the summer to hold the Friedman Chair in Engineering at Youngstown State University, said Tuesday what stands out in his mind is neither the new equipment in the labs of Moser Hall nor the […]

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Capitol Steps, a nationally touring comedy group, will perform at Stambaugh Auditorium Oct. 5 as part of a fundraiser for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. The show begins at 7:30 p.m., with a VIP reception at 5:30 p.m. All proceeds from the show will go to the children’s hospital. “This is […]

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