Local News

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Cardinal Mooney High School will hold its 14th annual fundraising auction April 29 at the school, 2545 Erie St. This year’s theme is “Celebrate Mooney: Embracing Our Past, Highlighting Our Present, and Building a Bright Future.” Cardinal Mooney will honor Diane Mastro Nard, honorary chairwoman and former Cardinal Mooney teacher and speech […]

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — There’s one word that comes up time and time again when New Wilmington residents talk about their borough. “It’s a very nice community. Very small. Everyone knows each other. It’s quaint and the Amish add a nice ambience to the community,” says Michelle Egan, owner of Mugsies Coffee House in downtown. […]

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Better Business Bureau of the Mahoning Valley offers area businesses tips to protect themselves from cyber attacks, but a review last year showed it, too, had a vulnerability – since corrected. At one time, the Youngstown BBB office allowed member businesses to use its conference room and the BBB’s Wi-Fi, President […]

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Joe Shorokey knew surprises such as donated books and handmade puppets were in store for teachers and students when PNC Bank representatives visited Alta Head Start’s Renaissance Learning Center on the city’s south side Tuesday. But, he says, he nearly fell off his chair when he learned about what else the bank […]

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – NYO Property Group’s request for after-the-fact permission to hang signs on a safety fence surrounding the Stambaugh Building engendered heated discussion during Tuesday’s meeting of the city’s Design Review Committee. The signage had been up for about two weeks before yesterday’s meeting, when Sarah DelliQuadri, NYO’s creative director, requested permission for the […]

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers Trust Co. has named James R. Smail, as chairman of the Farmers Trust Company Board effective the beginning of this year. “We are pleased to extend Jim’s expertise to the trust company,” stated Kevin J. Helmick, president and CEO at Farmers National Bank in a release. “He is a valued member […]

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — From its inception before the Civil War, Westminster College assumed a moral high ground and dedicated itself to – and acted on – the principles of equality at a time when few institutions dared. “Since it was founded in 1852, the college has strived to provide this type of environment,” says […]

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

CHAMPION TOWNSHIP, Ohio – A new seven-week program at Trumbull Career & Technical Center will offer attendees the chance to earn seven manufacturing credentials tuition ree. The first session, limited to 10 participants, begins April 18. The certifications are certified production technician – also known as CPT – CPT safety, CPT quality practices and measurements, […]

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

GIRARD, Ohio – The Gibson Insurance Agency will host a cookout April 29 to collect food items for the Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley. The cookout will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gibson’s offices, 984 Tibbetts-Wick Road. The most needed items are peanut butter, cereal, tuna fish, canned […]

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio ­– A new collaborative economy is replacing the old model of industrial capitalism, says Robin Chase, transportation entrepreneur and author of the new book Peers Inc. Chase, who co-founded the car-sharing company Zipcar in 2000, outlined the key components of “this new business structure that is taking over the world” during her talk […]

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