Local News

Thursday, November 17, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Tim Ryan, the 43-year-old congressman from the Mahoning Valley first elected in 2002, today announced his candidacy for House Democratic Leader. In a letter sent to the 193 current and future members of the Democratic caucus, Ryan said he will be putting forward “policies and ideas to help us energize the diverse […]

Thursday, November 17, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Nearly every day, Antuan Mack of Youngstown makes his way to the Main Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County to grab a seat before one of the 37 computers available to patrons. There, Mack listens to music, reads books, watches DVDs, visits news websites and has applied for […]

Thursday, November 17, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Holiday giving campaigns by local businesses will benefit patients at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. “We are so grateful to these local businesses and their customers,” said JoAnn Stock, senior director of development, Akron Children’s. “These donations of toys and books help to make the season brighter for the patients who visit […]

Thursday, November 17, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tim Ryan may decide as soon as today whether he will challenge Nancy Pelosi and seek election as the Democratic leader of the House of Representatives. But his decision might not be his alone to make, according to published reports, and instead turn on whether U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley from New York, […]

Thursday, November 17, 2016

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — The Westminster College School of Nursing will launch its inaugural program in the fall 2017 semester in a collaborative agreement with UPMC’s Jameson Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in New Castle, Pa. The new four-year program will lead to both a nursing diploma and a bachelor of science in nursing degree, […]

Thursday, November 17, 2016

POLAND, Ohio – During a tour Wednesday morning of the new Inn at Poland Way, its executive director, Debbie Lepore, pointed to an unusual feature at the door of one of its 64 assisted living apartments – a doorbell. “None of our other [assisted living centers] have them,” she said. “Instead of us knocking on […]

Thursday, November 17, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Real estate professionals in the Mahoning Valley and surrounding areas largely agree that business is good. But why is it good? Well, that question has plenty of answers. Brokers and agents in several real estate offices report they are busy with deals, pointing to multiple factors: increased confidence in the market, renewed […]

Thursday, November 17, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The number of new businesses filing start-up documents in Ohio last month totaled 8,281, the Ohio Secretary of State’s office announced, an increase of 443 from October 2015. So far this year, the number of new-business filings is on pace to set a record in the state, as 5,638 more filings have […]

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A workshop for employers and their ranking officers on the new Department of Labor overtime regulations that take effect Dec. 1 will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Covelli Centre. Workshop sponsors are the Mahoning Valley Hospitality Alliance and The Business Journal. Tim Petrey, managing partner of […]

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi today attempted to cut U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan,  D- 13 Ohio, off at the pass, announcing that she will seek re-election when the Democratic Caucus elects its leaders Nov. 30 and that she has lined up majority support. In a letter to House Democrats – incumbents who […]

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