Local News

Monday, December 14, 2015

WARREN, Ohio ­– The second annual “Slice of the Valley” pizza contest will be held at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at St. Demetrios Community Center, 3223 Atlantic St. NE. The event is sponsored  by the Warren Rotary Club. Along with guest judges Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini and former Cleveland Browns running back Greg Pruitt, those […]

Monday, December 14, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO — Matthew Bair, Dr. Jay Gershen, Robin Patten and Herb Washington have been elected to the Board of Directors of the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber, the chamber announced Friday. Blair is an attorney with Blair & Latell Co. LPA; Gershen president of Northeast Ohio Medical University, Patton manager of external affairs at FirstEnergy Corp. […]

Monday, December 14, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The bankruptcy reorganization of Quaker Steak & Lube moves into its next phase Tuesday when U.S. Judge Alan M. Koschik conducts a hearing on bidding procedures for the sale of the assets of the restaurant chain. Quaker Steak filed Chapter 11 Nov. 15 in combination with a $25 million asset purchase agreement […]

Monday, December 14, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – If you want your banker’s undivided personal attention, start or buy a small business. The commercial bankers who serve small enterprises are concerned about credit scores and credit histories. They meticulously go over the financial information provided, just as retail bankers review applications for mortgages, home equity and auto loans and credit […]

Monday, December 14, 2015

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – Elizabeth Looney’s medical career began at a support group in Puerto Rico. Years ago, before Looney set foot on the campus of Northeast Ohio Medical University or became a member of its first class of urban primary-care students, she worked as an intern at a medical center in the island territory. There […]

Monday, December 14, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Three Youngstown State University students are headed next February to Reston, Va., site of the national finals hosted by the Association of Practical and Professional Ethics. They are Jacob Shriner-Briggs of Austintown, Tyler Miller Gordon of Hubbard and Lindsay Heldreth of Canfield. Alan Tomhave, associate professor of philosophy, their coach, will accompany […]

Saturday, December 12, 2015

MINERAL RIDGE, Ohio — Over their 30-plus years at the Mahoning Valley Sanitary District, Anthony Vigorito and Keith Rees have heard plenty of misconceptions about the water from Meander Reservoir, everything from the use of chlorine to the levels of fluoride. But for Vigorito, the district chief engineer, one of the biggest misconceptions came from […]

Friday, December 11, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Organizing Collaborative today announced Julie Scarsella is the organization’s new director of operations. Scarsella, of Canfield, will operate out of OOC’s main office,  in Youngstown since 2014. It shares offices with the Mahoning Valley Organizing Collaborative. OOC “is a statewide coalition of community organizing groups, labor unions, policy institutes, student […]

Friday, December 11, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Ankle & Foot Care Centers his morning announced the launch of its 18th annual holiday shoe and sock drive. The podiatric physician group, which has 20 offices throughout northeastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania, aims to deliver more than 700 pairs of shoes and hundreds of pairs of socks to local residents through […]

Friday, December 11, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Ankle & Foot Care Centers his morning announced the launch of its 18th annual holiday shoe and sock drive. The podiatric physician group, which has 20 offices throughout northeastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania, aims to deliver more than 700 pairs of shoes and hundreds of pairs of socks to local residents through […]

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