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Monday, December 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Exactly how do you define victory if you got one-third of the votes, the snarky columnist asked Tim Ryan during a conference call with local reporters Nov. 30. Ryan began the call by stating his two-week campaign that failed to unseat Nancy Pelosi as House minority leader “shaped the national message of […]

Monday, December 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Exactly how do you define victory if you got one-third of the votes? the snarky columnist asked Tim Ryan during a conference call with local reporters Nov. 30. Ryan began the call by stating his two-week campaign that failed to unseat Nancy Pelosi as House minority leader “shaped the national message of […]

Monday, December 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sam Covelli, owner and CEO of Covelli Enterprises in Warren, will speak at Youngstown State University’s fall commencement at 2 p.m. Dec. 18. Covelli also will be awarded an honoraree degree at the ceremony. Olivia Johnson, who receives a bachelor’s degree in anthropology, will be the student speaker. During her studies at […]

Monday, December 5, 2016

HUBBARD, Ohio – The Canine Campus Training & Wellness Center  will hold a grand opening from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. The first 100 guests will receive free T-shirts. Events  include a Chinese auction, appetizers and refreshments at the new Loved Dog Cafe and a 50/50 raffle with a percentage of proceeds donated to Paw Platoon […]

Monday, December 5, 2016

This cartoon paid homage to a holiday classic while commenting on the holiday bust of the 2008-2009 economic collapse. Or, to paraphrase another Peanuts animated classic, “It’s The Great Recession, Charlie Brown…”

Friday, December 2, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Five art projects will be installed around Youngstown as the results of grants awarded by Youngstown State University through the Innovative Plan for Leveraging Arts Through Community Engagement, or Inplace, program. The program is funded by a $100,000 grant awarded to YSU by the National Endowment for the Arts. Each of the five […]

Friday, December 2, 2016

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio — As he stands on the manufacturing floor of Quality Switch in Newton Falls and watches a CNC mill drill holes in a sheet of metal, Adam Downing is thankful for being part of the company’s new apprenticeship program. “It was a deal between me and the company. It’s getting me where […]

Friday, December 2, 2016

NILES, Ohio – Alcon Mechanical Piping Inc., a commercial and industrial mechanical contracting company at 1932 Warren Ave., plans to host a Christmas party for Camp Ravenna’s military personnel and their families Dec. 11, an executive says. “We decided to do this because we have veterans who work for us,” said John Deraway, vice president. […]

Friday, December 2, 2016

POLAND, Ohio – Through the end of the month, Coaches Burgers will donate 25 cents for every burger ordered to United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley. The funds raised will support United Way’s education programs. “We are passionate about supporting our community and local youth,” said owners Stacy and Patrick Howlett in announcing […]

Friday, December 2, 2016

ALLIANCE, Ohio – Alliance Castings will lay off its more than 400 employees next month at its plant here, 1001 E. Broadway St. In a Facebook post yesterday, United Steelworkers Local 2211 President Ken Meredith said employees were called into meetings and given the “unexpected news” that the plant would be idled Jan. 28. The […]

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