Local News

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Downtown Youngstown Partnership, a committee of Youngstown CityScape that promotes businesses, networking and community service projects, is seeking dynamic photos of people, places and events in downtown Youngstown for a photography competition. The winning photos will be installed inside the windows of 20 Federal Place along North Phelps Street. To qualify, submissions […]

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

CORTLAND, Ohio – Cortland Banks has promoted, assigned additional responsibilities or hired 12 employees during the first half of the year, President and CEO James Gasior announced Monday. They are Stanley Magielski, Mark Taylor, David Bell, Kevin Culp, Ryan Skelly, Nate Marshall, Amy Manolio, Greg Stallman, Karen Jindra, Jacky Treharne, Michael Lipke and Juliana Marsco. […]

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City officials expect work to begin in mid-August on the demolition of six former car dealership structures on Wick Avenue. ProQuality Demolition, Campbell, was the lowest of the six bidders that submitted proposals for demolition and environmental remediation of the former “Wick Six” properties north of Youngstown State University. ProQuality’s bid of […]

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – As the trophies made their trips around the showroom, passed from employee to employee, Doug Sweeney made note of just how important the three Mark of Excellence awards given his dealerships are. “This is our Stanley Cup,” said the president of Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC. “It’s something that’s hard to win every […]

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Education so the chamber can extend its school mentorship program to Warren City Schools, the chamber announced Monday. The program, called “Community Connectors,” is directed at juniors and seniors in high school and would make them […]

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In separate meetings Monday, shareholders of Huntington Bancshares Inc. and First Merit Corp. approved the acquisition of the latter by the former, Huntington announced after markets closed Monday. FirstMerit shareholders met in Akron, Huntington shareholders in Columbus. In its Form 8K filed Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Huntington reported that […]

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Canadian city of Sarnia, Ontario, was built on the oil and gas industry. In 1858, the first commercial oil well in North America started production here – a year before Edwin Drake struck black gold in Titusville, Pa. Today, the city of 72,000 on the shores of Lake Huron, about 50 […]

Monday, June 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Simon Roofing, a national manufacturer and installer of commercial roofing systems, announced Monday its acquisition of the “significant assets” of Roth Roofing Products LLC,. (formerly known as Viridian Systems) a Roth Bros./Sodexo company that manufactures commercial roofing materials. The deal includes Simon Roofing taking ownership of inventory, equipment, product lines, formulations, codes […]

Monday, June 13, 2016

PULASKI, Pa. — As a worker digs a path here for the walking trail at the future home of Nova Cellars Winery, Brew 32 and a yet-to-be-named distillery, owner Walt Novosel envisions what the main campus of his complex will encompass. The east side of the property on Pennsylvania Route 208 will be home to […]

Monday, June 13, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Local artist Bob Barko Jr. has completed his final piece highlighting Idora Park and is searching for sponsors for its printing. The deadline for sponsorship is June 20. The computer-enhanced pencil-and-ink illustration, titled “Philadelphia Toboggan Company Carousel No. 61,” features the iconic Idora Park carousel that was at the park from 1922 […]

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