Local News

Friday, March 17, 2017

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – This afternoon, some 140 fourth-year medicine students at Northeast Ohio Medical University will find out where they will serve as resident physicians after they graduate in May. The university will host a celebration beginning at 11:30 at The New Center. As part of the National Resident Matching Program, hospital officials interview medical […]

Thursday, March 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mayor John McNally learned “four or five weeks ago” that the Ohio attorney general and auditor’s officers were “investigating whether public monies had been properly expended in a transaction involving the city prior to 2014,” he told The Business Journal Thursday. McNally was responding to the morning raids by the Ohio Bureau […]

Thursday, March 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tom Humphries, president and CEO of the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber, will retire Dec. 31 after two decades as its leader. Succeeding him will be James Dignan, former commander of the 910th Airlift Wing at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station. Humphries, a former telephone company executive in Warren, announced his retirement at […]

Thursday, March 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Five centers of excellence focusing on topics ranging from sports medicine to international business will be established at Youngstown State University. The centers were among several actions taken today by the YSU Board of Trustees to enhance the university’s academic offerings. The trustees also approved a new master’s degree in nurse practitioner […]

Thursday, March 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Twenty law enforcement officers, including those from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Ohio auditor’s office and the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office, met this morning at the state auditor’s office in the George V. Voinovich Government Center downtown before executing search warrants for the home of developer Dominic Marchionda and the […]

Thursday, March 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – House sales in the Mahoning Valley continued to lag behind 2016 numbers as 305 houses were sold in February, according to data from the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors and the Warren Area Board of Realtors. Last month’s total is a drop from both February 2016, when 337 houses were sold, and […]

Thursday, March 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, will tour America Makes and the Youngstown Business incubator this morning. Pai is on a three-day driving tour of American cities in the Midwest to talk with entrepreneurs and discuss the importance of broadband connectivity in spurring economic growth. He also is visiting Pittsburgh, Cleveland […]

Thursday, March 16, 2017

WARREN, Ohio — On a very quiet Sunday afternoon 16 years ago, two men in casual attire walked to the entrance of the National Packard Museum in Warren. They peeked inside, talked briefly with the museum’s executive director, Mary Ann Porinchak, and then walked out. Minutes later, the two reappeared, this time with another man […]

Thursday, March 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, will host a town hall meeting for constituents March 25 at the University of Akron’s Student Union Theater. Ryan’s district covers sections of Mahoning, Portage, Stark, Summit and Trumbull counties. His office announced the event Wednesday. Dave Cohen, University of Akron professor and trustee of the […]

Thursday, March 16, 2017

BUTLER, Pa. — Armstrong, the nation’s 11th largest cable television provider, announced Wednesday the availability of Ethernet over DOCSIS. Ethernet over DOCSIS provides small and medium-sized businesses connectivity to multiple sites using a standard cable modem. The dedicated Internet connection increases network bandwidth and reliability, while lowering costs, the company says. Symmetrical bandwidth is available […]

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