Local News

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Mya Brown keeps busy. The 7th grader at W. S. Guy Middle School, who participates in cheerleading, mixed martial arts and soccer, moved from station to station Monday in the new Don’t Quit! fitness center at the Liberty Local Schools campus. “It’s awesome. I wish we would have it sooner, though,” […]

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

CORTLAND, Ohio – The main office of Cortland Bank has a new look, navy blue and light blue letters and a new logo, that should be on all 13 offices by the end of the year. “Cortland” appears in sky blue, “Bank” in navy, with no space between the words. The new logo has the […]

Monday, October 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Big Three of American automakers all reported a decrease in year-to-year sales Monday morning, although the losses weren’t as bad as industry analysts expected. Following last year’s record sales numbers – totaling nearly 17.5 million – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. were largely expected to fall off […]

Monday, October 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Cancer, particularly breast cancer, remains a prevalent concern for women, even as they navigate a changing landscape in terms of both detection and treatment. The incidence rate of breast cancer is 113 per 100,000 in Mahoning County, 108 in Trumbull County and 95 in Columbiana County, compared to a statewide incidence rate […]

Monday, October 3, 2016

COLUMBIANA, Ohio — Matt Skillman concedes it isn’t easy staying true to his dedication to manufacture a product strictly “Made in the U.S.A.” “It’s not exactly the cheapest option,” he says as he stands next to one of his latest creations, a customized Youngstown State University metal fire pit. “But, we’re committed to being an […]

Monday, October 3, 2016

In January 1992, the Bureau of Prisons announced plans to construct a federal lockup in Columbiana County, much to the opposition of local farmers and residents near Elkton, where the prison is located today. This cartoon satirizes other residents who might side with the opposition.

Monday, October 3, 2016

GREENVILLE, Pa. — Thiel College broke ground Saturday — homecoming at the school — for a $4.5 million expansion of its science connector program. The project is anticipated to add 7,850 square feet of academic space, officials said. The consolidated science education areas will include four enhanced labs that will enable more faculty and student […]

Monday, October 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Patricia Veisz, director of the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University, received the “State Star” award at the 36th Annual “America’s SBDC” conference in Orlando. The award is given to an SBDC employee who displays exemplary performance in four areas innovation, collaboration, partnership building, productivity and impact, and network […]

Monday, October 3, 2016

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Bob Evans, chief communications officer for Oracle Corp. and Sharon native, will be the keynote speaker at eCenter@Lindenpointe’s annual Fall Gala Oct. 6. Evans serves as the team leader for several groups within the computer technology company based in Redwood Shores, Calif., including analyst relations, content marketing, brand creative and Oracle.com. Prior […]

Saturday, October 1, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Mike Coates Construction Co. in Niles has been awarded the $7.9 million contract to build an indoor firing range at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced Friday. in the 2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill, Ryan, D-13 Ohio, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, helped secure […]

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