Local News

Monday, September 12, 2016

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Thiel College will break ground on a $4.5-million science connector as part of its annual homecoming celebration Oct. 1. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. as President Susan Traverso, the Board of Trustees and members of Thiel’s faculty kick off construction. The groundbreaking will be followed by a reception in the James […]

Monday, September 12, 2016

There is a grassy dry channel about 20 feet wide that stretches along the Shenango River near Sharpsville, Pa., its ridges stocked with summer wildflowers and trees. Directly ahead, the shallow gulch bisects two perfectly preserved cut-stone walls that appear oddly out of step with the natural habitat in this segment of the river. Both […]

Monday, September 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A Tony Award-winning comedy, a Stephen Sondheim musical and a Mozart opera are among the offerings as the Youngstown State University Department of Theater and Dance announces it 53rd season of performances. University Theater will open its season at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30 with the Tony Award-winning comedy “Vanya and Sonia and […]

Monday, September 12, 2016

GREENVILLE, Pa. – The Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce will host a new fundraiser, Grapes & Growlers, from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 1. The wine and beer tasting event will be held in Loft 18, a new venue at route 18 in Transfer, Pa., near Rutledge Road. The owners of Loft 18 are in […]

Monday, September 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — As he walks through the still-under-construction showroom of Spitzer Chevrolet, Barry Gonis points out the changes customers will see when it reopens later this fall. Floor-to-ceiling glass panels on the front of the building, salesmen’s desks relocated off the showroom floor and a new customer lounge will be among the updates. “At […]

Monday, September 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN,, Ohio — True story: When Danielle Cantrell was in college, she returned to her dorm room to hear her roommate, who came from a wealthy family, on the telephone. The roommate was explaining to her bank why she couldn’t have overdrawn her checking account. “I still have checks left in my checkbook!” Cantrell today […]

Monday, September 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN,, Ohio — True story: When Danielle Cantrell was in college, she returned to her dorm room to hear her roommate, who came from a wealthy family, on the telephone. The roommate was explaining to her bank why she couldn’t have overdrawn her checking account. “I still have checks left in my checkbook!” Cantrell today […]

Friday, September 9, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio — It seems a horrible situation for someone who loves coffee as much as Josh Langenheim, but the founder of Stone Fruit Coffee Co. isn’t bothered in the least with being unable to smell the coffee freshly roasted and brewed in his café, 8414 Market St. It’s just what happens when you spend […]

Friday, September 9, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – The Sutliff Museum will host the first in a series of lectures, “Victorian Collections and Coffee,” at 9 a.m. Sept. 17. The lecture will give attendees insight into wedding customs during the late 19th century and how those customs still influence weddings today. “It will be a presentation on Victorian wedding customs […]

Friday, September 9, 2016

By Mark Heschmeyer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Medical office buildings continue to be popular investment properties in the Mahoning Valley. Add three more to the 23 such properties sold since the beginning of 2015. On Aug. 9, Doctors Ray and Thomas Boniface sold their clinic at 835 McKay Court in Boardman to Mercy Health Youngstown LLC […]

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