Local News

Monday, April 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Frederick S. (Fritz) Coombs III, a creditors’ rights lawyer with Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell, Ltd., will be among the speakers at an upcoming Midwest bankruptcy conference. Coombs will be part of a June 1 panel discussion at the O’Neill Great Lakes Bankruptcy Institute, scheduled for June 1-2 in Cleveland, on student loans […]

Monday, April 25, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Varsity Partners, a group of former collegiate athletes dedicated to giving back to their community and fans, will hold Team Talk: A Fan Forum with Former Buckeye Athletes. The event, which will take place May 7 at Boardman High School, will raise money for Christine Terlesky, a Mahoning Valley teacher diagnosed with […]

Monday, April 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s Maag Library, the second largest institutional repository in the state of Ohio, celebrates its 40th year at an event 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, in the library lobby on campus. The celebration will include birthday cake, memorabilia chronicling the library’s history, and a chance to win […]

Monday, April 25, 2016

MERCER, Pa. — Great food is the focus of the Taste of Mercer County, to be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. April 28 at the Mercer County Career Center here. The event is sponsored by the Mercer Area Chamber of Commerce. Tickets, sold for $15 or two for $25 in advance of the event […]

Monday, April 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The terms “hell on earth” and “living hell” are metaphors only to those not addicted to opiates or alcohol. His dependency on heroin, says a recovering addict who has re-entered society, “was a hell I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy.” Withdrawal – weaning himself from illicit drugs – was even worse, […]

Monday, April 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After years of work, the village of Lowellville is ready to remove the First Street dam, an improvement that Mayor James Iudiciani expects will bring more people here for recreation, but that’s not the only purpose of the project. The project would remove years of buildup of heavy metals deposited from the […]

Saturday, April 23, 2016

PITTSBURGH – F.N.B. Corp., parent of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, Friday reported first-quarter net income available to common shareholders of $24.12 million, or 12 cents a share. Total net income was $26.13 million. Income available to common shareholders compares to $37.11 million for the quarter ended Dec. 31, or 21 cents a share, and […]

Saturday, April 23, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Democrat Ted Strickland selected a weed-choked parking lot across the street from a shuttered castings foundry as the setting to drive home how unfair trade deals have cost Americans their livelihoods. Strickland, the former Ohio governor who is running for the U.S. Senate against Republican incumbent Rob Portman, made a stop in […]

Saturday, April 23, 2016

POLAND, Ohio – It was 1977 when two sisters, both born in the small town of Pacentro, Italy, began discussing opening a pizza shop here. It wasn’t until April 18, 1991, however, that Anna Ficorilli and Iola Mordocco finally opened their restaurant, LaRocca’s Pizza & Pasta, in a strip plaza at the intersection of Clingan […]

Friday, April 22, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Farris Marketing has added the Northeast Ohio Development and Finance Authority and Alta Healthcare as clients, the marketing firm announced Thursday. A division of the Western Reserve Port Authority, the Northeast Ohio Development and Finance Authority has existed since 2008, but all work was done under the WRPA brand. “Farris Marketing recommended […]

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