Local News

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Teachers, community leaders and officeholders from throughout the area will join with students in Youngstown City Schools’ elementary schools for the daylong Advancing Education-Reducing Crime program April 22. The program will be held at Harding, Taft, Martin Luther King and McGuffey schools from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Among the scheduled activities […]

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Insurance agent Mark Cole has received American National Insurance Co.’s Agent of the Year Gold Award, representing the highest production in the country for writing personal lines and property insurance. The award was given at American National’s professional seminar last month in Galveston, Texas. Cole, a lifetime Austintown resident, joined American National […]

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Car sales for General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. beat expectations in February, while Fiat Chrysler Automobiles posted a double-digit percentage drop to mark the second month in a row total sales for the Big Three fell. While sales are down, both Ford and GM reported that the average transaction price […]

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – State Senate Minority Leader, Joe Schiavoni this morning formally announced he would seek the Democratic nomination for governor. The announcement follows U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s announcement yesterday that he would not seek the party’s nod in the 2018 race. Schiavoni, D-33 Boardman, said he was running to provide “the new generation of […]

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Daniel Littles has sold produce at flea markets in Youngstown and Warren for seven months. So far, business is OK but he might do better with a storefront and additional equipment, he says. At the very least, he’s intrigued by the concept of using shipping containers to house a business incubator on […]

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump drew bipartisan praise for his emphasis on infrastructure in his address to Congress last night, although Democrats and Republicans remain divided on how successful he was at unifying the country. The speech set an optimistic tone that apparently resonated with the public, according to a CNN/ORD poll of viewers. Seventy-eight […]

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump drew bipartisan praise for his emphasis on infrastructure in his address to Congress last night (READ FULL TEXT), although Democrats and Republicans remain divided on how successful he was at unifying the country. The speech set an optimistic tone that apparently resonated with the public, according to a CNN/ORD poll […]

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The James & Sons insurance agency has bought the business of Eich Bros Insurance Inc., Tom Costello, president of James & Sons, and Marty Eich, owner and president of Eich Bros, announced Tuesday. Eich joined Costello in the offices of James & Sons yesterday afternoon to announce the transaction. Terms were not […]

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Banc Corp., holding company of Farmers Bank and Farmers Trust Co., Tuesday declared a quarterly cash dividend of five cents a share payable March 31 to shareholders of record March 10. The dividend is a penny higher than the four cents per share paid since 2015. In a prepared statement, […]

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Playhouse will present “Forged in Steel,” a week-long celebration of Youngstown that features aspects of “Black Monday” March 7, 8 and 9 at the playhouse. Other sponsors are the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, the Youngstown Historic Center of Industry and Labor (“Steel Museum”) and Idora Park Experience. […]

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