Local News

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

KENT, Ohio — David Dees, Ph.D., has been appointed interim dean and chief administrative officer of the Kent State University Columbiana County campuses, effective July 1. He replaces Stephen Nameth, Ph.D., who served as dean of the Salem and East Liverpool campuses since 2012. The appointment was announced by Todd Diacon, Kent State senior vice […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – “It’s a culture shock,” every time Larry Schwimmer travels to Youngstown and visits GLI Products Inc., the manufacturer of pool products of which he is co-owner in the Salt Springs Industrial Park. “I’ve never seen a company where it’s like a family. Everybody loves each other. They have fun. They thank me […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — It’s not uncommon for college students to be blindsided by situations that derail their path to earning a degree. It could be a personal issue, a financial setback, or as so many realize belatedly, the field they thought would lead to a great career isn’t the field they want to pursue. Or, […]

Monday, July 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –In the late 1600s, a woman in a town called Shady Hollow is accused of being a witch, betrayed by the man she loved – a minister – and hanged. This tale stretches to contemporary times with the appearance of a creature known as the Hollow Creek Witch. What sounds like the plot […]

Friday, July 1, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – They were greeted by a continental breakfast and tunes from a live smooth jazz trio, these first passengers for the return of daily flights into and out of Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. Many had arrived hours ahead the scheduled 8:55 a.m. takeoff. They waited on benches outside the TSA gate – passengers […]

Friday, July 1, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – They were greeted by a continental breakfast and tunes from a live smooth jazz trio, these first passengers for the return of daily flights into and out of Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. Many had arrived hours ahead the scheduled 8:55 a.m. takeoff. They waited on benches outside the TSA gate – passengers […]

Friday, July 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the first half of 2016 wrapped up, all three American automakers report increases in year-to-date retail sales as well as gains year-over-year. Retail sales for General Motors Co. were up just more than 1% from a year ago with 209,295 cars, trucks and SUVs delivered to customers in June. Total sales, […]

Friday, July 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corp. is proof that government – federal, state and local – has an important role to play in directly priming and sustaining the economy, in this case in eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania. Founded in 1979 in the wake of the collapse and retrenchment of the steel […]

Friday, July 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A $100,000 grant might not sound like much compared to awards of $500,000 for equipment or $1 million for research, Martin Abraham said Thursday. But considering the source of the $100,000 – the National Endowment for the Arts – the provost of Youngstown State University deems it a major achievement. “It sounds […]

Friday, July 1, 2016

IT’S BEEN A BLAST IN NEW CASTLE FOR 25 YEARS NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Have a blast in downtown New Castle at the 25th Annual New Castle Fireworks Festival featuring Arts on the Riverwalk, Saturday, July 9 from 3 – 10 pm.  This free event offers an artisan’s market, live entertainment, children’s amusements, arts competitions, […]

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