Local News

Thursday, August 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — “An Evening in Spain: A Musical and Artistic Experience” will take place at 6 p.m. Sept. 16 at The Soap Gallery here. The event is co-sponsored by the gallery and Opera Western Reserve, with PNC Bank the lead underwriter and additional underwriting support by the Mahoning Valley Young Professionals. In advance of […]

Thursday, August 25, 2016

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Helicopter parents have moved from swooping down on their offspring at colleges and universities to participating in job interviews. Office Team, a subsidiary of Robert Half International Inc., reports that more than a third of senior managers it interviewed – 35% – “said they find it annoying when helicopter parents are involved […]

Thursday, August 25, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Great Lakes JetExpress abruptly ended its service between Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport and O’Hare international Airport following its returning flight Wednesday night. In a news release, Aerodynamics Inc., which operates the service, cited the “reluctance” of the Western Reserve Port Authority’s board of directors “to come to a reasonable ceasing of operations” […]

Thursday, August 25, 2016

ATHENS, Ohio — Ohio University has received a $2 million grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission’s Partnerships for Opportunities and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) program to create a 28-county regional innovation network in Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky. The goal of the program is to create 125 new businesses and 1,110 jobs and raise […]

Thursday, August 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With the arrival of a new fleet of buses, the Western Reserve Transit Authority can fulfill a promise made seven years ago, says Executive Director James Ferraro. Beginning Sept. 6, all of the bus lines within the authority will offer hourly service, adding 56 trips across Mahoning County on weekdays and doubling […]

Thursday, August 25, 2016

 PITTSBURGH — Giant Eagle will conduct Fall Supermarket Hiring Events Saturday at several stores in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland. One is the Community Center Giant Eagle on Doral Drive in Boardman. The hires are for both Giant Eagle and Market District Supermarkets and include full- and part-time positions. The Boardman store positions range from bakers […]

Thursday, August 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Full applications are due Friday for nominations for the 25 Under 35 Awards. The Mahoning Valley Young Professionals, in partnership with the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, present the awards recognizing area young professionals. Each honoree will be recognized at a Feb. 9 awards ceremony at Stambaugh Auditorium, including three MVP […]

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

NILES, Ohio – Dillard’s, a longtime clothing retailer at the Eastwood Mall, isn’t closing its doors, a spokesman for the mall’s parent company said, but it is changing its retail format. The department store will become a “clearance center” for the Dillard’s chain, said The Cafaro Co.’s Joe Bell. “Retailers are today experimenting with different […]

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University opened a new academic year today with increased enrollment, residence halls at capacity and a freshman class that is the strongest academically in the university’s history. YSU started the fall semester with 12,801 students, up 426 students from 12,375 on the first day of classes last year, according to […]

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – This fall’s series of lectures will serve as a “beta test” for the new City Club of the Mahoning Valley to help plan what form it takes. An offshoot of the City Club of Cleveland, the local City Club will launch with a Sept. 21 panel, Economic Development in the Mahoning Valley, […]

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