Local News

Thursday, January 12, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Meg Harris, community support and trauma supervisor with Alta Behavioral Healthcare, has been elected president of Boardman Civic Association. She succeeds former Boardman schools Superintendent Frank Lazzieri. Elected vice president is George Farris, founder and CEO of Farris Marketing. Treasurer is Jeff Barone, a financial adviser in the Canfield office of Morgan […]

Thursday, January 12, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — BGL Real Estate Advisors LLC announced this week that is has completed $32.1 million of development financing for NYO Property Group and Pan-Brothers Associates to support the conversion of the Stambaugh Building into a hotel. The transaction represents the fourth tax credit financing in the past 12 months for the real estate division […]

Thursday, January 12, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The most important component of the new “Drive to Hold” exhibit at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, is on the outside. The simple prosthetic hand, mounted on the exterior of the 9-foot-tall cylinder accompanied by a similarly attached sign that reads “High Five!” is […]

Thursday, January 12, 2017

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Construction on a second $900 million gas-powered electrical plant along Henn Parkway could begin as soon as January of next year and be in operation by May of 2020, says an executive of the company developing the project. “It was really the market research that drove us to come back to Lordstown […]

Thursday, January 12, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Three art professors from Youngstown State University will have their works on display in a month-long exhibit at the University of Mount Union. The exhibit, “Drawing Attention,” runs from Jan. 19 to Feb 19 at the Sally Otto Gallery, 34 W. Simpson St in Alliance. A reception with the artists – Christine […]

Thursday, January 12, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Across the Mahoning Valley, the number of cars sold declined in 2016 from the year before, according to the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association’s year-end report. In total, 52,979 new and used vehicles were sold in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties last year, down 4.5% from 2015. New-car sales, meanwhile, were down […]

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Repealing the Affordable Care Act would jeopardize health care for nearly 1 million Ohioans, saddle Ohio’s hospitals with $15 billion in costs and drain $3.5 billion from the upcoming state budget, according to a report released today by Policy Matters Ohio. As President-elect Donald Trump and leaders of the Republican-controlled Congress plan […]

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Standing before the corner of the bar at Whitefire Grille & Spirits in Canfield, Matt Skillman and Josh Zarlenga were talking business at a mixer hosted by the Mahoning Valley Young Professionals. Skillman, owner of Ohio Flame in Columbiana, brings up how he works with customers while Zarlenga, a principal in HBK […]

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ian Beniston wants Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. to keep doing this year what it did in last year – but more of it. That means not only increasing the scope of its programs but adding a new one. Beniston, YNDC executive director, looks to the progress the organization made in 2016 as […]

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Alta Behavioral Healthcare will present a free seminar on “Raising Resilient Children” Jan. 18 at its offices, 711 Belmont Ave. The seminar is for parents of children from birth to 12 years old. The seminar, part of the Positive Parenting Program, will be presented Marci Masters, a master trainer and early childhood […]

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