Local News

Monday, June 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tickets are on sale for Opera Western Reserve’s production of “Carmen.” The opera company will stage its production of George Bizet’s classic work Nov. 11 at Stambaugh Auditorium. “Carmen is one of the most popular and accessible operas for the first time opera-goer. Both the story and the music are exciting and […]

Monday, June 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Lake to River Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold its sixth annual Acts of Courage event June 14 in the Ridge Road cargo building at Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. Each year at the event, the American Red Cross celebrates the heroism of individuals who, without thought to their own safety, […]

Monday, June 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown Thermal Inc. has initiated the transition from using natural gas to biomass fuel for its main source of energy. The biomass fuel is wood waste that is liquefied and pumped from a new holding tank into Thermal’s steam generation plant near downtown. “It’s been modified in liquid form. It’s pumped into […]

Monday, June 6, 2016

SALEM, Ohio – Businesses and nonprofit organizations are invited to register for exhibitors’ tables at Business Expo 2016 sponsored by the Salem Area Chamber. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon July 20 at the Columbiana County Career & Technical Center in Lisbon. The deadline for table registration is July 13. The […]

Monday, June 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – This city, especially the downtown, never looks better than the afternoon of Streetscape. This year’s “visual improvement project,” as the sponsoring agency, CityScape, modestly calls it, took place Saturday. For the 19th time, a host of volunteers descended on the downtown, the near North Side and the arteries that lead to the […]

Monday, June 6, 2016

By Ryan Augsburger, Ohio Manufacturers Association COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ever since the Wright Brothers built the first successful airplanes in Dayton, Ohio has proudly defended our state’s legacy as the “Birthplace of Aviation.” Nearly 120 years later, the industry they created continues to help drive our state’s economy. But over the past year, dysfunction in Washington […]

Monday, June 6, 2016

WARREN, Ohio — The Raymond John Wean Foundation approved grants totaling nearly $729,400 at its June 2 meeting to organizations committed to its strategic priorities of community revitalization and educational opportunity. Funding includes $115,000 for Western Reserve Land Conservancy, which along with Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership and Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., will support the education of […]

Monday, June 6, 2016

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — You can make the case that the most popular vehicle in Lordstown isn’t the Chevrolet Cruze built at the General Motors plant on the southern edge of the village but the semi-tractor trailer. Scores of them rumble through town every day. They carry everything from parts for the Cruze to McDonald’s french […]

Saturday, June 4, 2016

NEW YORK – Business executives are feeling more confident about the U.S. economy’s prospects than last quarter, but remain more guarded in outlook than they were a year ago, according to the second quarter AICPA Economic Outlook Survey, which polls chief executive officers, chief financial officers, controllers and accountants in U.S. companies who hold executive […]

Saturday, June 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Kim Mascarella likes what she sees throughout Howland Township. Mercy Health-Youngstown just broke round on the Howland Medical Center on state Route 46. South on 46 near the Eastwood Mall Complex, StoneBridge Grill & Tavern is building its second restaurant, a 7,500-square-foot structure with a patio. Further, the township planning director reports, […]

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