Local News

Monday, October 10, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Play on video lottery terminals in September at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course was up 7.8% from a year earlier, the Ohio Lottery Commission reported Friday. Wagers on the VLTs at the Austintown racino last month totaled $83.98 million, up from $77.94 million a year earlier. Statewide, VLT play totaled […]

Sunday, October 9, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Republicans U.S. Sen. Rob Portman and John Kasich came out against their party’s presidential nominee, Donald Trump on the eve of tonight’s debate with Democrat Hillary Clinton. The top two Ohio Republicans joined dozens of GOP leaders who abandoned their party’s presidential nominee following the release of a 2005 videotape in which […]

Saturday, October 8, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – No matter who wins the presidential election, supporting the network of manufacturing hubs modeled on America Makes is absolutely critical for manufacturing in the United States, U.S. Assistant Commerce Secretary Jay Williams says. Four years ago, the Obama administration established its first manufacturing hub in Youngstown. America Makes, initially known as the […]

Friday, October 7, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Average rate changes in 2015 for Ohio’s top 10 homeowners and private passenger auto insurance groups increased by their smallest amounts in years, according to  Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor. Homeowners’ insurance experienced a 1.5% adjustment, the lowest change since 2007, while auto insurance had its slightest rise in four years at 2.3%. […]

Friday, October 7, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Car dealerships in the Mahoning Valley reported a 12% drop in new and used car sales last month, data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association show, marking the third consecutive month of year-over-year losses. In total, dealerships in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties sold 4,484 vehicles last month, 639 fewer than […]

Friday, October 7, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – With the creation of a new scholarship, students involved in Sister Jerome’s Mission will have new opportunities to pay for college. Sister Jerome’s Mission, a program of the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown, will present the first Clarence R. and Rose Marie Smith Scholarship to outstanding students at a dinner Oct. 9 at […]

Friday, October 7, 2016

WARREN, Ohio — The Warren Peninsula Better Block event will take place from 1 to 6 p.m. Oct. 15. Sponsored by Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership, the free event is designed to showcase the potential of the block of Market Street located just over the bridge from Courthouse Square. The event will feature temporary streetscape improvements including […]

Friday, October 7, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio — The Davis Family YMCA in Boardman will host it’s 4th Annual “But I Know What I Like” art show and sale beginning Sunday. The show, which runs through Nov. 20,  is being held in memory of John Patterson, a long-time member and active student in the YMCA’s adult painting class. As part […]

Friday, October 7, 2016

NEW YORK – It’s easy to disparage those tedious meetings that are run by someone else, but are your own meetings any more useful and productive? These pointers will help ensure that your colleagues don’t cringe every time they receive a meeting notice with your name on it. It’s far easier to take corrective steps […]

Friday, October 7, 2016

SHARON, Pa. – Just over a year ago, Mark Rossi took the plunge into full-time entrepreneurship. A graduate of eCenter@LindenPointe’s Entrepreneurship Academy, he dropped out of college, quit his job and began operating Earthbound Crystals full-time. From the beginning, he said, people told him it was a crazy idea, that it wouldn’t work. “On a […]

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