Local News

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Banks work hard to know their customers and their customers’ needs so they’re prepared to satisfy those needs, whether it’s a retirement account, student loan, auto loan, mortgage or an investment account. That’s one reason community banks have either acquired trust companies or begun their own wealth management services. By providing their […]

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

SALEM, Ohio – The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce is still taking reservations for its annual meeting luncheon at 11:45 a.m. Friday at the Salem Golf Club. The deadline is today. Cost for chamber members is $32.50, nonmembers, $37.50. Tables of eight can be reserved. Two area businesses and one individual will be honored: Robert […]

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council will consider legislation Wednesday that would advance the proposed amphitheater and riverfront park project near downtown. Before council will be one ordinance authorizing the city’s finance director to establish an “amphitheater park fund” of up to $12 million for the project and another to purchase 1.2 acres of land from […]

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown will not seek approval from the Youngstown Board of Education to provide a 100% tax abatement for 15 years to the developers of a new hotel downtown, city officials confirmed Monday. Instead, the city will offer a 10-year, 75% tax abatement to Youngstown Stambaugh Hotel LLC, which is converting the Stambaugh […]

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported Monday that the rig count in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale remained unchanged at 19 during the week ended Dec. 3 versus the previous week, while permit activity increased. ODNR data show that four energy companies drilling in the Utica were awarded 13 new permits for […]

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

GIRARD, Ohio – The Gibson Agency will donate a total of $10,000 to 10 area charities as part of its 5th Annual Holiday Giving Campaign. A grand prize winner will be chosen via Facebook poll. “Giving back has always been of utmost importance to our agency,” said Katie Barca, director of marketing and agency development. […]

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The two congressman who represent portions of the Mahoning Valley — U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-6, and U.S. Rep Tim Ryan, D-13 — will join with an energy industry executive and a labor leader Dec. 13 for a panel discussion. The event, Fueling America’s Future: Accelerating Energy and Transportation Infrastructure, is being […]

Monday, December 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The YMCA of Youngstown today announced that Thomas M. Gacse has been selected as its next president and CEO. Gasce, currently a magistrate in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court, will begin his duties Jan. 1, the YMCA said. He will replace Timothy M. Hilk, who had served in the role for six […]

Monday, December 5, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The Arby’s restaurant chain will hold a ribbon cutting Wednesday to mark the grand reopening of Restaurant #1A in Boardman. The restaurant is across Route 224 from the original Arby’s building, a 10-seat drive-in roast beef sandwich shop opened by brothers Leroy and Forrest Raffel in 1964. The CEO of Arby’s, Paul […]

Monday, December 5, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Through Jan. 3, Boardman Subaru will donate $250 for every new car sold to the customer’s choice of five charities as part of its Share the Love campaign. Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley was chosen as the local charity that will be supported. Along with Akron Children’s, the available charities are the […]

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