Local News

Monday, July 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown CityScape will hold its sixth annual “Swing, Scramble & Shake” golf outing at Henry Stambaugh Golf Course Aug. 19. The outing will feature a $10,000 hole-in-one and a $2,500 putting contest sponsored by Platt Insurance of Youngstown. Proceeds will benefit a self-guided walking tour of the greater downtown area, says Sharon […]

Monday, July 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, will hold its fifth annual Science of Brewing, an adults-only fundraiser, Aug. 5. Oh Wow provides enrichment experiences to children through exploration of hands-on exhibits and educational programs rooted in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The fundraiser will […]

Monday, July 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Spring and summer are the busiest seasons for people moving into new homes, redecorating, or cleaning out their homes to make more room. And Youngstown Area Goodwill wants residents to know that a donation is much better than just throwing something away. Whether it’s furniture in good condition or some useful housewares, […]

Monday, July 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A nearly $1 million award from America Makes will support a project led by the Youngstown Business Incubator to accelerate research and development of a next generation 3-D printer foundries use to cast metals. “We’re using the technology to print sand cores, but the current generation of printers is for low volume,” […]

Monday, July 25, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Every morning a constant flow of people enter and leave the lobby of The Surgical Hospital at Southwoods. Drivers pull up to the roundabout just outside the front door, either dropping off family members or picking them up. Inside, patients and nurses crisscross the room every few minutes. Family members wait on […]

Monday, July 25, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The Stage Door Dance & Theatre Arts will celebrate the grand opening of its new performing arts center here with a ribbon-cutting and open house July 28. The new center, 721 Boardman-Poland Road, is 10,000 square feet with three dance rooms, a voice and music practice room, locker rooms, a patio and […]

Friday, July 22, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Bringing the Republican National Convention to Cleveland represented the culmination of a decade-long effort, says a Boardman native involved with helping lure the event to the city. Jon Pinney, managing partner with the Cleveland law firm Kohrman, Jackson & Krantz, served as counsel, secretary and treasurer of the Cleveland 2016 Host Committee […]

Friday, July 22, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Burgan Real Estate Ltd. is celebrating the opening of a new office in Canfield and announcing the pending promotion of a new leadership team. The company announced today that agency founder John Burgan will step down as president in January and “transition back into sales while maintaining an advisory position with the […]

Friday, July 22, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber and its business partners in this week’s “Victory for the Valley” campaign deserve praise for seizing the opportunity presented by the Republican National Convention and capitalizing on it. Using the GOP convention as a marketing hook, the chamber sought to bring site consultants – the professionals that […]

Friday, July 22, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate in June dropped to 5.0%, down from 5.1% in May, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. Unemployment last month was up from June 2015’s 4.8%. Nationwide the employment rate was 4.9% in June, up from 4.7% in May and down from 5.3% in June […]

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