Local News

Monday, April 24, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The YMCA of Youngstown is kicking off registration tomorrow for its 28th annual Community Cup, a corporate athletic challenge in which area organizations compete in a series of athletic events. The Community Cup, started in 1990, features teams of coworkers from participating companies competing in 18 different events over the course of […]

Saturday, April 22, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Margaret Atwood says her wish for her well-known dystopian novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, is what it’s always been – for it to remain a work of fiction. Discussion of the novel represented much of the Canadian writer’s nearly 90-minute presentation at Stambaugh Auditorium Friday night as part of Youngstown State University’s Skeggs […]

Friday, April 21, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning County Board of Elections will unveil new software that it will use to speed up election night reporting of results. The TotalVote Election Night Reporting system will provide real-time elections results for any election on the county board’s website, according to a news release from BPro Inc., the software vendor. […]

Friday, April 21, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio posted a 5.1% unemployment rate in March, unchanged from the month before, while the national unemployment rate last month was down a fifth of a percentage point from the February rate. The U.S. unemployment rate in March 4.5%, 0.2 percentage points lower than in February 2017, according to a news release […]

Friday, April 21, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Better Business Bureau’s Ethics and Integrity Scholarship program offers five $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors, who are employed by or are the children or grandchildren of owners or employees of accredited businesses. The deadline to submit an application is May 5. The scholarship winners and their parents will be invited to […]

Friday, April 21, 2017

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Alyson Stover of West Middlesex and Jennifer Bell of Hermitage were recipients of individual awards honoring their professional achievements, their contributions to their communities, and their examples of leadership and mentoring of the next generation of women leaders, at the 5th Annual Athena Leadership Awards Celebration on Tuesday, sponsored by Lawrence Mercer […]

Friday, April 21, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Recipes of Youngstown group on Facebook is savoring the Mahoning Valley’s food history one bite at a time, and now is launching the group’s third cookbook, From Mess Hall to Mom’s Kitchen. To celebrate the new publication, the group will offer samples from noon to 4 p.m. May 13 at the Tyler […]

Friday, April 21, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio ­– 2016 was a year of substantial growth and increased strength, the shareholders of Farmers National Banc Corp. were reminded at their annual meeting Thursday in St. Michael Church. Farmers is the holding company of Farmers National Bank, Farmers Trust Co. and the Bowers Insurance Agency. The statistics tell the story: 2016 net […]

Friday, April 21, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At times, live auctions seem more like entertainment than a business transaction. Bid callers rattle off incoming bids at speeds that border on incomprehensible while ringmen dash through the crowd looking for the next bidder. Bidders throw their arms up trying to get auctioneers’ attention and, for big-ticket items, behave with abandon. […]

Friday, April 21, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nearly all Americans and their employers are committed to “going green,” most paying at least lip service to reducing humanity’s impact on the environment. “Manufacturers nationwide, maybe worldwide, have recognized that there’s a movement toward going green,” says Bill Cross, president of Modern Office Products in Boardman. “They’ve jumped on board.” Since […]

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