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Friday, May 13, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Aqua Pazzo is Italian for “crazy water” (although in Italian the word for water is spelled acqua). It’s also the name of the newest upscale Italian restaurant in the Mahoning Valley. It opened last Saturday at 492 McClurg Road. McClurg Road, which runs from South Avenue west to Market Street, is lined […]

Friday, May 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The bookstore in the Valley Campus of Eastern Gateway Community College could become much more profitable, even highly profitable – if the assumptions of Jim Senary’s managerial accounting class were to work out. Granted, that’s a big if. Senary’s last session at Eastern Gateway earlier this week saw eight students present the […]

Thursday, May 12, 2016

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Shenango Honda was presented with three awards from Honda, the dealership announced this week, bringing home the 2015 Council of Excellence, Customer Service Experience and First Fixed Visits awards. “Our entire team contributed to these accomplishments. We are truly thankful for all of our new and many long-term customers who came to […]

Thursday, May 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the summer festival season set to begin, the city Board of Control today approved $30,000 to cover the cost of infrastructure and production rentals for three downtown events: the Youngstown Wine and Jazz Festival, the Youngstown Gospel Festival and Federal Frenzy. Federal Frenzy was held April 23. Dates for the other […]

Thursday, May 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley’s will hold its annual Champions Among Us Dinner May 16 at The Lake Club in Poland, where they will honor the four Stoops brothers – Bob, Mike, Mark and Ron. The dinner begins at 6 p.m. and will be followed by a discussion […]

Thursday, May 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – “The Highest Form of Wisdom,” a book of scholarship by internationally known academicians in the fields of Jewish and Holocaust history, has been published in memory of Saul S. Friedman, who served as professor of Jewish history at Youngstown State University and was one of the architects of Holocaust and genocide education […]

Thursday, May 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – “The Highest Form of Wisdom,” a book of scholarship by internationally known academicians in the fields of Jewish and Holocaust history, has been published in memory of Saul S. Friedman, who served as professor of Jewish history at Youngstown State University and was one of the architects of Holocaust and genocide education […]

Thursday, May 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Carmella Williams, owner of Carmella Marie, was awarded the $5,000 grant at the conclusion of the inaugural WE Launch class last night. The nine-week WE Launch was conducted by Women in Entrepreneurship, an initiative of the Youngstown Business Incubator. Female entrepreneurs attended classes and were paired with mentors during the course of […]

Thursday, May 12, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Twelve high school seniors who have demonstrated excellent academic achievement, resilience in overcoming challenges and a personal commitment to their communities comprise the largest group of recipients in the 19-year history of the Edward J. DeBartolo Memorial Scholarship Foundation. The 12 were selected from a pool of more than 400 applicants, said […]

Thursday, May 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Visitors to the Youngstown State University campus can now see a set of three bronze sculptures, each depicting the theme of children and education. The sculptures, placed at three sites on campus, were donated by YSU graduate and Youngstown native John Irving, in honor of his late wife, his parents and his […]

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