Local News

Monday, October 31, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council will consider enabling legislation at its meeting Wednesday for two major development projects that together could create more than 260 jobs. Council will consider an ordinance that gives the go-ahead for the city’s Board of Control to enter into a development agreement with M.J. Joseph Development Corp. and Joseph Co. International […]

Monday, October 31, 2016

WARREN, Ohio — Live music by T & Rich Dueling Piano Show highlights the Dec. 17 holiday party sponsored by the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber. The show, which features continuous audience participation, runs from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Packard Music Hall. The pianists will play popular songs of all genres from the 1950s […]

Monday, October 31, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio — The line extended into the parking lot as it does every year on the last Friday in October when the Western Reserve Building Trades Council holds its annual fish fry at Operating Engineers union hall on McClurg Road. Standing behind us as we waited to buy our tickets was Youngstown Mayor John […]

Monday, October 31, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Danny Catullo, co-owner of Catullo Prime Meats, will be the featured speaker Nov. 9 at “Business 2020,” presented by the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University in conjunction with Junior Achievement of the Mahoning Valley. The event, featuring 500 students representing 19 high schools from the tri-county area, will […]

Monday, October 31, 2016

WARREN, Ohio— The Speakeasy Lounge will hold a ribbon cutting 4 p.m. Wednesday with Mayor Doug Franklin. Samples from the Speakeasy Lounge’s menu will be offered during the event. The restaurant opened for business in the lower level of the Best Western Park Hotel, 136 N. Park Ave. The 1920s-themed full-service bar and restaurant is […]

Monday, October 31, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — More nominees and more representation throughout the five-county region are evidence of the strong philanthropic community to be honored Nov. 18, National Philanthropy Day. The Association of Fundraising Professionals Mahoning-Shenango Chapter, which serves the five-county region, received 26 applications for its annual awards, “a record number,” reports Catherine Cala, director of alumni […]

Monday, October 31, 2016

August Issue, 1990. Here’s one of the few times I’ve had the pleasure of cartooning the most cartooned president in U.S. history. This one is a take on the grand opening of the Richard M. Nixon presidential library in Yorba Linda, Calif., in July of 1990. I think Nixon ranks as the first president I’d […]

Saturday, October 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – WKBN 27 First News has named Mandy Noell anchor of its 5, 6, 10 and 11 p.m. newscasts. A native of Beaver County, Pa., Noell returns to the region after working for several years at a South Carolina station. A Virginia Tech journalism graduate, she worked in local broadcasting as a producer, reporter […]

Friday, October 28, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A change of name for the parent company of Park Vista of Youngstown, Lake Vista of Cortland and Senior Independence will affect the three retirement communities. Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services, a nonprofit provider of life plan communities and services in Ohio, announced it has changed its name to Ohio Living. Locally, the […]

Friday, October 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings & Loan Co. is in talks with the city of Youngstown regarding a naming rights deal for the park the city plans to develop as part of the $6 million amphitheater project envisioned for the former Wean United site adjacent to the Covelli Centre. Gary Small, Home Savings president and […]

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