Local News

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

NILES, Ohio – Two investors who own more than 9% of the 1.12 million shares outstanding in First Niles Financial Corp. seek to replace two of the five-man board of directors April 27 at its annual meeting. Lance Osborne and Steve Passov have engaged a proxy solicitation firm to gather the votes of shareholders, they […]

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning County Land Bank’s annual meeting will be held at 6 p.m. April 28 at the Campbell Community Center in Roosevelt Park. In 2015, the land bank was reimbursed $4.76 million for demolitions in five Mahoning County municipalities . The agency  demolished 137 houses, including 17 in Campbell and 14 in Struthers, and landscaped the […]

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

POLAND, Ohio – Shepherd of the Valley – Poland will break ground Thursday to build a 32-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing unit. Construction should be completed in about a year, said Danielle Procopio, corporate director of marketing, sales and communication for Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Retirement Services Inc., Austintown. “In the Youngstown-Warren area, we […]

Monday, April 11, 2016

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Rex Energy Corp. has signed a sales agreement with INEOS Europe AG to export natural gas liquids from the Marcellus shale formation and import these products to petrochemical complexes in Europe. The purchase agreement covers ethane, propane and butane products originating from Rex Energy’s Butler Operated Area in Butler County, P.A., […]

Monday, April 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The C.S. Lewis Institute Northeast Ohio will hold a free business luncheon on the topic, “Developing a Culture of Integrity in the Workplace,” April 21 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center in Boardman. The event, which begins at noon and runs until 2 p.m., will feature Brad Smith, president of Bakke Graduate University […]

Monday, April 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Louis Zona, retired professor of Art and the long-time executive director of the Butler Institute of American Art, and Stephen Hanzely, retired professor of Physics and Astronomy and a former Fulbright Scholar, receive the Heritage Award at Youngstown State University’s Faculty Recognition Awards banquet 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the Chestnut […]

Monday, April 11, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A team of six Youngstown State University civil engineering students will compete May 27 and 28 in the National Steel Bridge Competition at Brigham Young University in Utah. The team, representing the YSU student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers, defeated teams from 13 other universities and placed first at […]

Monday, April 11, 2016

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – The former B&B Contractors and Developers garage on state Route 7 was sold for $225,000 at auction Friday. Real estate broker and auctioneer Paul Basinger of American Real Estate Specialists and Basinger Auction Service offered the winning bid and said he will use the site as an investment property. Market value […]

Monday, April 11, 2016

GIRARD, Ohio – The city of Girard will host two public meetings to let residents, business owners and community stakeholders to share their thoughts on the future of the city. Girard contracted with the Trumbull County Planning Commission to produce an update to the city’s 2000 comprehensive plan. The first meeting is scheduled for 6 […]

Monday, April 11, 2016

SHARON, Pa. — WaterFire Sharon, PA is accepting applications for artists and food vendors for the three dates to be held in 2016. The dates and themes for this year’s events, which again take place in downtown Sharon, are July 16, “Through the Decades”; Aug. 20, “Artists at Work”; and Sept. 24, “Destination Imagination.” Vendors […]

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