Local News

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

ATLANTA – Site Selection magazine ranked Ohio second in its Governor’s Cup project list, following Texas, and third in its Governor’s Cup per capita list, following Nebraska and Kentucky, Mark Arend, editor-in-chief of the publication, announced Monday. With 515 qualifying new and expanded facilities, Ohio trailed the 642 Texas built in 2016 but was ahead […]

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Accomplishments of Mahoning Valley women will be celebrated at 7 p.m. April 22 with an evening of musical entertainment. “Valley of the Divas 2” is a showcase for outstanding female vocalists associated with the Mahoning Valley and will feature Grammy award-winner Maureen McGovern. Other performers include Sugar Joans, semi-finalist during the 2014 […]

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council is expected to consider a 10-year, 75% property tax abatement to support a project at Gasser Chair Co. when it meets next week. The company, on the East Side, plans to expand its manufacturing capacity by converting about half of a 70,000-square-foot structure dedicated to warehousing to additional manufacturing space, […]

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

CLEVELAND — The Northeast Ohio Additive Manufacturing Cluster will host its first innovation cluster meeting Friday at the Corporate College Conference Center, 4400 Richmond Road, Warrensville Heights. The focus of the meeting, which will run from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., will be on opportunities to accelerate the impact of additive manufacturing in northeastern Ohio. […]

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the second year in a row, the Youngstown State University Ethics Bowl team placed second in the nation at the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl in Dallas, beating out 35 teams but losing to the United States Military Academy in the finals. The members of the YSU team are Lindsay Heldreth, Rachael Jenkins, […]

Monday, March 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In celebration of its golden anniversary, the Ward Beecher Planetarium at Youngstown State University will host a special show and dinner March 18. “The Planetarium at 50: Then and Now” will begin at 4 p.m. in the planetarium followed by cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and dinner in Maag Library’s Sweet Exhibition Gallery. Retired […]

Monday, March 6, 2017

AKRON, Ohio — FirstEnergy Corp. will rebuild a 15-mile, 69-kilovolt transmission line that connects substations in Garrettsville and Newton Falls, the utility announced today. The $23 million project represents a portion of the $371 million FirstEnergy expects to spend on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects this year to enhance reliability for customers in its Ohio […]

Monday, March 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The American Red Cross Lake to River Chapter is seeking nominations for the annual “Acts of Courage” event to be held June 14. Each year, the American Red Cross honors individuals whose extraordinary acts of courage make them someone’s hero — those everyday people who have put themselves in harm’s way or […]

Monday, March 6, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation awarded grants totaling $103,000 at its March board of directors meeting. In addition to aligning with strategic priorities of economic opportunity and educational opportunity, the organizations demonstrated a keen ability to leverage local, regional and state dollars, the foundation said in announcing the grants. “The foundation’s support […]

Monday, March 6, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Only months after opening Cultivate: a Co-op Café, 901 Elm St., the Lake-to-River Food Cooperative has opened a small retail grocery market at the same location. The Lake to River Market debuted in January and features an assortment of fresh vegetables, frozen foods, cereals, coffee, milk, butter, eggs, cheese, snacks and more. […]

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