Local News

Thursday, June 2, 2016

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Penn-Northwest Development Corp., the Laurel Technical Institute, West Central Partnership, Mercer County school systems and three private employers are offering free welding classes this summer to 2016 graduates of Mercer County high schools. The classes, called “The Welding Academy,” will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. weekdays and run from July […]

Thursday, June 2, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – It’s official. Bowers Insurance Agency Inc., Cortland, is now part of Farmers National Banc Corp. Farmers’ purchase of the agency for stock and cash closed Wednesday, Kevin Helmick, president and CEO of Farmers National Banc Corp. and Farmers National Bank, announced yesterday. The insurance agency, to be known as The Bowers Group, […]

Thursday, June 2, 2016

BOARDMAN, Oho – Patients and their families at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley campus here can expect to find a clubhouse instead of patient room. And areas called tree house floors, sandboxes and gardens. It’s part of a design philosophy that Akron Children’s president and CEO, Bill Considine, says guides expansion at the $18.6 million […]

Thursday, June 2, 2016

MONACA, Pa. – There is a segment of the Ohio River near this small industrial town where the topography flattens and reveals an anomaly of geography in this part of the country otherwise dominated by high, green hills. Even more striking is that this area – in particular a 365-acre expanse on the southern bank […]

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tickets are now on sale for daily flights between Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport following the resolution of technical issues today. Tickets were expected to go on sale after midnight for Aerodynamics Inc.’s flights to Chicago, which are set to begin July 1. As of midmorning, no ticketing information […]

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – May proved to be a tough month for the three American auto manufacturers as both General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. reported losses while Fiat Chrysler Automobiles posted a slight gain. Although the month ended on a long Memorial Day weekend, which typically boosts sales, there was one less weekend than […]

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Those looking to blend the best food in the Mahoning Valley with some of the best wine from California’s Napa Valley need only attend The Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. Memorial Scholarship Foundation dinner June 13. The dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. “It is going to be an exciting evening,” says Dr. John […]

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Northside Farmer’s Market will mark 13 years this year with an updated location at 135 Baldwin Ave. The market is on the Lake to River Food Hub Campus at 901 Elm St. near the corner of Elm Street and Baldwin Avenue, two blocks north of Youngstown State University and one block […]

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council will consider gifting 1.4 acres of city-owned land to a specialty metals company for a planned expansion and selling the former Bottom Dollar Food store on the South Side for $150,000 for a health clinic. Council is expected to vote tonight on both ordinances, which would authorize the city’s board […]

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, Trumbull 100 and the Youngstown Foundation have jointly committed $100,000 over three years to the Fund for Our Economic Future, Jennifer Roller, president of the Raymond John Wean Foundation, announced Tuesday. The Wean Foundation, Warren, renewed its membership last March by committing $100,000 over three […]

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