Local News

Thursday, August 18, 2016

By Gail Hettrick YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — It’s been 31 years since the DeLorean DMC12 disappeared into the future in the 1985 blockbuster movie “Back to the Future.” Today, an exact replica of the iconic time travel vehicle arrived downtown. “I’ve never wanted anything for so long in my life,” the proud owner, Ryan Sheridan, beamed. […]

Thursday, August 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Cumulus Media announced today that Bill Kelly will take over as vice president and market manager for its Youngstown market effective Oct. 3. Kelly retired from iHeart Media — operator of nine radio stations in the Youngstown market — in February Cumulus operates eight radio stations in the Youngstown area: WHOT 101.1, […]

Thursday, August 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Commons Association is searching for an artist to transform the wire fence lining the WRTA headquarters on Mahoning Avenue. The project will incorporate 27,750 inserts to be placed in the metal fence. The winner, chosen by members of the association, will be awarded an $850 cash prize. Those interested in […]

Thursday, August 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — When she was in school, T. Sharon Woodberry knew that she was interested in working in some aspect of government, but didn’t know which aspect. Hired by the city of Youngstown nearly two decades ago, Woodberry today is its director of community planning and economic development. After graduating from East High School, […]

Thursday, August 18, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – A check presentation Wednesday launched the fourth year that Huntington Bank and the Trumbull County Land Reutilization Corp. have partnered on a program that enables city residents to improve vacant properties adjacent to their homes. The Side Lot Incentive Program, funded by a $10,000 grant from Huntington, provides a $250 gift card […]

Thursday, August 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the start of the school quickly approaching, educators, community leaders, residents and 10 Youngstown pastors will kick off the academic year with a show of support for students at East High School. Sunday afternoon, The March 4 Hope will begin at Price Memorial AME Church, 920 Dryden Ave. At 1:45 p.m. […]

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority will no longer subsidize Great Lakes Jet Express’ daily passenger service to Chicago, effectively putting the carrier out of business at the Youngstown Warren Regional Airport — although how soon isn’t known. The decision was made today in a unanimous vote of the port authority board […]

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

AKRON, Ohio — Ohio Edison is spending $369 million this year on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects in its 34-county service territory, parent company First Energy Corp. announced today. To date, more than $195 million of the total has been spent on installing equipment in existing substations, constructing new substations, installing remote control equipment on circuits, […]

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The big day is here. It could be a wedding reception to which the bride’s family devoted more than a year of planning. Or it could be a family reunion that draws distant aunts, uncles and cousins last seen in person more than a decade ago. Or it could be a quarterly […]

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The March of Dimes of Northeast Ohio is accepting nominations for the Franklin D. Roosevelt Community Leadership Award. The award is designed to honor community leaders whose commitment to “giving every baby a fighting chance” is unsurpassed and demonstrated through a spirit of caring in the community. Award nominees should be community […]

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