Local News

Thursday, March 26, 2015

HERMITAGE, Pa. — There’s a lush 400 acres inside a city and neighboring suburbs filled with thousands of trees and shrubs through which walkers, joggers, and bicyclists exercise and children play in safety. Within these same 400 acres are tennis courts, picnic shelters, a fitness course and an 11-acre lake for kayaking and fishing in […]

Thursday, March 26, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When George Guarnieri first went to the Commerce Building to inquire about a liquor license, he had no intention of opening a full-size restaurant. He was looking to open something small, a venue for “maybe 10 or so people” to keep him “out of my wife’s hair.” When he stepped off the […]

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The Two Trainers fitness studio will celebrate its grand opening Saturday with an open house  from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Co-owned by sisters Alison Straub Zabel and Stephanie Straub, the studio operates at 7825 South Ave. The open house and ribbon-cutting event is open to the public and will include a […]

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Valley STEM+ME2 Academy, the only STEM-designated high school in the area, will open on the campus of Youngstown State University for the 2015-2016 school year, the Mahoning County Education Service Center announced today. STEM+ME2 stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Math plus Manufacturing, Energy and Entrepreneurship. The new school will operate in […]

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Valley STEM+ME2 Academy, the only STEM-designated high school in the area, will open on the campus of Youngstown State University for the 2015-2016 school year, the Mahoning County Education Service Center announced today. STEM+ME2 stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Math plus Manufacturing, Energy and Entrepreneurship. The new school will operate in […]

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio — A proposed hotel, retail and residential development near Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course is in its early stages, leaving Trustee Jim Davis encouraged by what township officials have seen so far. A developer approached the township zoning office with a project made up of two hotels, restaurants and retail establishments, […]

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A coalition of local Ohio elected, business, labor and community leaders announced the formation Tuesday of the Protect Ohio Jobs Coalition, “an organization dedicated to ensuring tax policies do not stop the growth of Ohio’s oil and natural gas industry, the Ohio businesses that support it and the Ohio jobs it creates […]

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

HERMITAGE, Pa. — With its 80-foot-tall office building, operations center, education center and three branch offices within this city, First National Bank of Pennsylvania is, with 650 workinghere, its largest employer. Another 75 work out of its other offices in Mercer County. “These are our roots,” says the president of the northwest region of the […]

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