Local News

Friday, June 17, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Home Savings Charitable Foundation recently donated a check for $10,000 to the YWCA of Youngstown to sponsor “Women Artists: A Celebration!” This year’s show begins with a preview party tonight and runs through July 18 at the YWCA, 25 W. Rayen Ave. It features 125 works by 71 artists. “The art show […]

Friday, June 17, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate fell to 5.1% in May, down a tenth of a point from April’s 5.2%, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. Unemployment in the state was up from 4.9% in May 2015. The U.S. unemployment rate for May was 4.7%, down from 5.0% in April […]

Friday, June 17, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When Brandon Lamoncha first saw the designs for the piece the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber requested, he couldn’t quite believe what he saw. “It was literally just a headless man, said Lamoncha, sales manager at Humtown Products in Columbiana. We wondered what we were involved in,” he said. “We get a lot […]

Friday, June 17, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As unpalatable as the thought may be to some, tight profit margins and increasing labor costs may force restaurant owners and food service professionals to reinvent their business models, according to a team of researchers at Penn State University. In a study, researchers found that businesses in the food service industry […]

Friday, June 17, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, is on the short list of running mates that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is considering, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, is on a list that includes U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Sherrod Brown of Ohio Clinton is not […]

Friday, June 17, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University students will be inconvenienced this fall as Lincoln Avenue, a street that cuts through the southern part of the campus, undergoes reconstruction. The project is a component of the campus development plan announced April 19. Work should begin in the next two weeks on the Lincoln Avenue streetscape and […]

Thursday, June 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Marlin Palich hasn’t seen this market for residential properties in quite some time. Inventory is shrinking, houses are getting multiple offers and the competition for what’s available is driving selling prices above asking prices, he says. Palich is the Ohio division general manager for Northwood Realty Services, which has offices in Mahoning, […]

Thursday, June 16, 2016

WARREN, Ohio — The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation has awarded scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 to 11 Trumbull County residents who are planning careers in healthcare. “We are proud of these students achievements that enabled them to secure scholarships to pursue careers in health care,” said Patrick K. Wilson, chairman of the health foundation […]

Thursday, June 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Rust Belt Made’s Makers Market, a curated, pop-up event created by a collective group of friends and makers, will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The event, which will feature talented and like-minded Rust Belt makers, artisans and local, small businesses, will be held at High Octane Coffee Co. […]

Thursday, June 16, 2016

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Just one week after this village celebrated the groundbreaking of an $890 million project, officials gathered once again to welcome another industrial boon. Some 200 guests attended a ceremony Wednesday at Matalco Inc.’s new $100 million aluminum smelting plant at the Ohio Commerce Center – a factory that company executives call the […]

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