Local News

Thursday, July 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An online auction concluded Wednesday for the former headquarters of the Cafaro Co., but that might not be the last word on the fate of the property. Negotiations are underway with a potential buyer, Joe Bell, Cafaro director of corporate communications, said yesterday afternoon. “We’ll have to see where it leads and […]

Thursday, July 28, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – The Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County has selected James Shuttic and Jeff Goodman as its new president and vice president, the group announced Wednesday. With the appointments, the council is planning to “transition into a larger role within the community” and bring more opportunities to area artists, according to the announcement. […]

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

In November of 1987, U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant officially filed papers seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for president. Traficant, the outspoken, bombastic congressman from the Mahoning Valley often challenged U.S. foreign policy objectives during the waning days of the Cold War. Meanwhile, his populist rhetoric related to themes such as illegal immigration won him […]

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A recently concluded study to determine the feasibility for an additive manufacturing cluster will be discussed Aug. 2 at America Makes. Results of the study, supported by the Fund for Our Economic Future, an alliance of funders dedicated to advancing economic growth and equitable access to opportunity for the people of northeastern Ohio, […]

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A recently concluded study to determine the feasibility for an additive manufacturing cluster will be discussed Aug. 2 at America Makes. Results of the study, supported by the Fund for Our Economic Future, an alliance of funders dedicated to advancing economic growth and equitable access to opportunity for the people of northeastern Ohio, […]

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

GIRARD, Ohio – The first Girard Better Block event will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 17 on west Liberty Street. The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber, as part of the 422 Corridor redevelopment initiative, will hold the event in partnership with the city of Girard and Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership. Patterned on the […]

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

SHARON, Pa. — A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the new wheelchair-accessible fishing pier in Bicentennial Park. Shenango River Watchers this week announced completion of the fishing pier, a $58,000 project that has been in the making for nearly 14 years. “We are so excited that the pier is now complete. […]

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

NILES, Ohio — Ohio’s annual Tax-Free Weekend takes place Aug. 5 through 7, and there is no sales tax on some of the items kids need for the coming school year. The no-tax benefit applies to items of clothing priced at $75 or less, school supplies priced at $20 or less and instructional materials priced […]

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The CEO of Portage Industries Inc., Philip Miller, has been named the chief executive of Masco – Mahoning County Adult Services Co. – to lead both entities under a cost-sharing agreement, the Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities announced last week. The contract for his services is expected to run two years, […]

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The Austintown Township Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing Thursday to consider a zoning change to accommodate construction of a Meijer store on Mahoning Avenue at the site of the former Austintown Middle School . Woolpert Inc., an architectural and engineering firm in Dayton, submitted the zoning request to Darren Crivelli, […]

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