Local News

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As site preparation work begins to convert the Stambaugh Building downtown into a hotel, city council awaits action by the Youngstown Board of Education on a proposed 15-year, 100% tax abatement for the project. NYO Property Group announced nearly two years ago its plans to convert the Stambaugh Building, 44 Federal Plaza […]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – If all goes as planned, Warren will have its biggest homecoming celebration ever this weekend. Events, branded under the umbrella of Warren Homecoming, are scheduled across the city from Friday afternoon through Monday morning and cover everything from yearbooks of past graduating classes to car shows to, as is homecoming tradition, a […]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council will consider a $12,000 water/wastewater grant to support converting an old church just north of downtown into a brewery and taproom. According to the ordinance on the council agenda for its meeting tomorrow, Noble Creature Cask House plans to invest $123,000 for the project, at 126 E. Rayen Ave. “They […]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The director of the Butler Institute of American Art and its board of trustees are convening an inaugural meeting of The Butler Institute of American Art Young Collectors Group. Special guest is Jonathan Greenberg, vice president of Sotheby’s Auction, New York City. The new organization is being formed to introduce young professionals […]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – Mark Lamoncha has seen the future at the University of Northern Iowa and will bring it to Leetonia – with the help of the Columbiana County Port Authority and Youngstown State University. And support from the Youngstown Business Incubator and AmericaMakes. Humtown Products, owned by Lamoncha, will occupy the former network […]

Monday, September 19, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Ward Beecher Planetarium at Youngstown State University celebrates its 50th anniversary this academic year with a variety of shows and activities. The 2016-17 season starts this weekend, with shows at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday . The opening weekend features a “Visitor’s Choice” vote. Voting ends at 3 […]

Monday, September 19, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Community Health Systems Inc., which owns hospitals in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys, could be shedding the business. The Tennessee-based company confirmed this morning that it is “exploring a variety of options with financial sponsors, as well as other potential alternatives.” The statement, posted on its website, follows a report by Bloomberg […]

Monday, September 19, 2016

CHICAGO – The American Bar Association will honor retired federal appellate judge Nathaniel R. Jones, who grew up and began his legal career in Youngstown, Ohio, as a Difference Maker for Breaking Barriers Sept. 30, the bar association announced Friday. The award is bestowed on an attorney, living or dead, who broke barriers based on […]

Monday, September 19, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber is working with companies that collectively are considering some $2 billion worth of  projects, but the presidential election has put many decisions on hold, a chamber official said. “That’s something we run into every time there is a national election where there could potentially be changes in […]

Monday, September 19, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – “Magic Treats!” is the theme for the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra’s 51st season that features two public concerts Oct. 30 and April 30, 2017. In addition to these two concerts, the orchestra performs free school concerts for hundreds of school children in Trumbull County. Season subscriptions are available at www.warrenphilharmonic.org and single-performance tickets […]

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