Local News

Thursday, June 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new community feeding site opening soon aims to fill more than the stomachs of its patrons, kitchen manager Ralph “Skip” Barone said. Finishing touches such as electrical work and plumbing are underway and equipment is coming in daily, including the cooler and freezer that are being installed tomorrow at Our Community […]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

CLEVELAND — Shaukat Sindhu of Warren was sentenced to 45 months in prison for defrauding banks out of approximately $2.5 million primarily through fraudulent short sales of gas stations in the Youngstown area. Sindhu, 56, previously pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, one count of corrupt interference with the administration […]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The dust is flying inside the newest building in the Youngstown Business Incubator campus, and its chief operating officer, Barb Ewing, is equally excited by the activity inside its older buildings. Inside the former Vindicator Building, an asbestos survey is being conducted and a garage just outside has been razed, its debris […]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Helga Ives would go up the two flights of stairs in her split-level house – assisted by a pair of canes — several times a day to spend time in her beloved library, Scott Schulick recalls. “And indeed it was a library, filled with over 5,000 volumes spanning nearly a century,” plus […]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio University Innovation Center generated $7.2 million in employee compensation and supported 176 jobs last year, according to an economic report put together by the university’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs. The jobs figure represents “the number of jobs created directly, indirectly or induced by” the dozen companies at […]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After 38 years with the Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries, executive director Michael W. McBride has announced that he will retire Match 1, 2017. “I have chosen to retire because it is time. I will always love Goodwill, our employees, our staff, our board and the people we provide services to every day, […]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Kutlick Realty LLC announced today that Taco Bell will build a new restaurant at the corner of Western Reserve Road and South Avenue near the Interstate 680 exit. Construction is expected to begin shortly and the restaurant plans to open this year. “Western Reserve Road and South Avenue is a high-traffic, growing […]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The C.S. Lewis Institute of Northeast Ohio will host a one-man performance chronicling the life of the organization’s namesake Oct. 15 at Trinity United Methodist Church in downtown Youngstown. “My Life’s Journey, An Evening with C.S. Lewis,” stars David Payne as the author best known for The Chronicles of Narnia series and […]

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The estate of former faculty member David S. Ives and his wife, Helga, is donating $1 million to Youngstown State University to expand several scholarships and to bring distinguished humanities scholars to campus to teach and conduct research. Ives served 31 years as a professor of humanities, Latin, Greek, world literature, English, […]

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With the end approaching of the Affordable Care Act’s “grandmother” policy, business owners can expect to see their premiums rise as they make the shift toward act-compliant plans. Since enactment, with fluid definitions and deadlines deferred but the end of grandmothering – which allowed small businesses to keep their non-ACA insurance plans […]

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