Local News

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. –Team Pennsylvania has named Karen Winner Sed, CEO of Sharon-based Winner International and the Winner Companies, as board member emeritus. The recognition was bestowed last month by Gov. Tom Wolf during a reception that honored two other directors of the foundation. Team Pennsylvania is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization that describes its mission as […]

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Store closings announced by retail chains provide a challenge for operators of shopping centers, but in many cases, they’ve already prepared for the potential vacancies. The Limited women’s clothing chain announced Friday it would immediately close all 250 of its retail stores. Previously Sears Holdings Corp. said it would close 150 unprofitable […]

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

WARREN, Ohio — Matthew M. Ries, an employment and civil litigation lawyer, has been elected to membership (ownership) in the regional law firm of Harrington, Hoppe &  Mitchell Ltd. With his addition, HHM now has 13 members, the firm reported Monday. Ries, a lawyer since 2008, was recently recognized as a “Rising Star” by the […]

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Alta Behavioral Healthcare will present a free seminar on “Raising Resilient Children” Jan. 18 at its offices, 711 Belmont Ave. The seminar is for parents of children from birth to 12 years old. Part of the Positive Parenting Program, the seminar will be presented Marci Masters, a master trainer and early childhood […]

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A survey of oil and gas leases up for renewal in 2016 across Columbiana County shows that energy companies are still interested in developing this portion of the Utica shale, but not quite as enthusiastically as they were five years ago when these leases were first signed. According to data provided through […]

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Play on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course rebounded in December after falling the month before. The racino is operated by Penn National Gaming inc. in Wyomissing, Pa. It opened in September 2014. The monthly VLT results, posted Monday at the Ohio Lottery Commission’s website, showed bettors […]

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

DETROIT ­– For a while in 2016, it looked like cars would make a push back to the top of the sales charts in the United States. But as gas prices dropped and buyers were once again willing to spend more money on larger vehicles, trucks and SUVs locked down the top spots once again. […]

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Team Pennsylvania’s board members, investors and partners gathered last month to celebrate Karen Winner Sed’s election as board member emeritus. Gov. Tom Wolf, Team Pennsylvania’s public sector co-chairman, presented Winner Sed with congratulatory remarks at the start of the reception. Winner Sed, CEO of Winner International and the Winner Companies,  and Wendie DiMatteo […]

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Research by two Grove City College professors is prominently featured in a Shape magazine feature detailing the benefits of caffeine as a workout enhancer. The article, “Why caffeine is the best thing that’s ever happened to your workout,” cited a paper by exercise science professor Philip Prins and psychology professor Gary […]

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

MERCER, Pa. – Douglas W. Riley, retired executive director of the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce, was elected president of the Mercer County Industrial Development Authority last Friday. Elected vice president is Robert A. Donatelli, owner of Donatelli Electrical Services Inc., Sharpsville. Secretary is Joseph D. Loedding, owner of Muscle Pain Management, Sharon, and treasurer […]

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