Local News

Monday, July 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Fund for Women and Girls will award $14,321 to the Youngstown Business Incubator’s Women in Entrepreneurship program at a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 20 at the Harriet Taylor Upton House, 380 Mahoning Ave. The Fund for Women and Girls is a component fund of the Community Foundation of […]

Monday, July 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley chapter of 100 Women Who Care has selected the Mahoning Valley Lifelong Learning Institute as the recipient of its quarterly donation. The institute at Park Vista of Youngstown’s Gelhaar Center offers 20 educational courses to seniors in the area in four areas: religion and spirituality, arts and culture, history […]

Monday, July 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Donald Kline’s commute from suburban Pittsburgh to Youngstown is, in his words, “some of the more productive 55 minutes I have every morning.” It’s during this time when Kline, president and CEO of Mercy Health-Youngstown, mentally maps out his day and braces for the tasks ahead. “Usually no one is texting me […]

Monday, July 18, 2016

HUBBARD, Ohio – Truck World will host its annual Driver Appreciation Days Aug 10 through 12 at its headquarters, 6985 Truck World Blvd. in Hubbard. Among the daily events are a complimentary lunch and fuel center giveaways for CDL drivers from 1 to 4 p.m., vendor giveaways, driver contests and displays from Mac and Western […]

Friday, July 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber today unveiled the life-size bobblehead of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, made using additive manufacturing technology. The 300-lb. bobblehead is being transported this afternoon to Cleveland, where the Republican National Convention will take place next week. Announced by the chamber last month, the bobblehead was […]

Friday, July 15, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced that 8,480 new entities filed to do business in Ohio during the month of. This is an increase over June 2015 when 8,151 entities were formed. Each month of 2016 has surpassed previous records set in 2015, Husted noted. During the first six months of […]

Friday, July 15, 2016

BERLIN CENTER, Ohio — The Western Reserve Local School District has completed installation of the largest solar electric system on a school building in Mahoning County and one of the largest on a school in the state of Ohio, officials say. In a news release announcing the Installation, Valley Energy Solar, Salem, installer and owner […]

Friday, July 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of single-family houses in the tri-county area for the first half of the year are up 4.8% compared to the same period in 2015, the latest monthly data show. In the first six months of 2016, 2,678 houses were sold in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, up from 2,563 during the […]

Friday, July 15, 2016

POLAND, Ohio — During the late 19th century, the large Victorian-era mansion that stands at the corner of Riverside Drive and South Main Street in Poland was the focus of scandal in the life of our 25th president. William McKinley, who moved to Poland from Niles with his family in 1852, had by the 1870s […]

Friday, July 15, 2016

NILES, Ohio — Eagle Rental Purchase, a chain of rent-to-own furniture stores based in Boardman, will celebrate the opening of its newest store at 10:30 a.m. July 25 at 5580 Youngstown-Warren Road, co-owners Randy Lewis and Joe Fischer announced Thursday. They will preside at a ribbon cutting for the store, their 11th, on U.S. Route […]

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