Local News

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The board of the Youngstown Central Area Community Improvement Corp. spent some 40 minutes in executive session discussing downtown real estate Tuesday before returning to open session to devote 12 minutes to reviewing routine business. Under the Ohio “Sunshine Act,” public and quasi-public boards are allowed to meet privately to discuss the […]

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Jess Warren, owner of Quest-Crete Studios here and an artist creating concrete sculptures, has been selected as a new member of a national collaborative of similar artists, Concrete Wolf Pack. Warren creates concrete countertops, tabletops, fireplaces and other customized works. Concrete Wolf Pack was organized to get artists working together, founder […]

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –With only a few hours remaining before the 194 Democrats in the next term of House of Representatives elect their leader, Tim Ryan could receive as many as 70 votes in his bid to unseat Nancy Pelosi as minority leader.  That number was reported late Tuesday by The Texas Tribune, which said Democrats […]

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

HOWLAND TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Just as trade helped to drive Donald Trump’s surprise win in the presidential election, the issue also is behind U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s quest to become minority leader, Paul Sracic said this morning. Sracic, professor and chairman of the department of political science and international relations at Youngstown State University, addressed […]

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mill Creek MetroParks’ annual Winter Celebration at the D.D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center will run Dec. 3 through Dec 31. This year’s theme is “One Man’s Dream: Celebrating 125 Years of Mill Creek Park.” The free exhibit is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Inside the […]

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – DiRusso’s Italian Sausage has joined locally owned FoodECrave.com to offer its products to customers nationwide, the company has announced. Through the FoodECrave –created by Catullo Prime Meats owner Danny Catullo, Dave Kiesh and Ross Morrone – DiRusso’s offers two gift boxes: the Sausage Crave Box and the Meatball Crave Box. The first […]

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A $2,661 grant will support efforts by students in Youngstown State University’s Honors College to expand educational and service efforts to the homeless and hungry of the Youngstown area, including a student service retreat over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend in January. YSU received the Iowa Campus Compact grant as part […]

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan sent a video message to members of the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber gathered this morning at the Avalon Inn for “Good Morning Trumbull County” to explain why he could not be there to deliver the keynote address. “We’ve had some developments in Washington with this leadership race. We’re […]

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

SHARON, Pa. – The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its annual holiday luncheon Dec. 8 at the Corinthian Banquet Hall & Event Center. The celebration, which is open to the public, will feature a holiday brunch, photo booth, visit by Santa Claus, performance by the Shenango Valley Chorale, a mini-marketplace for shopping, treats […]

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Chris Tornello climbs into the cabin of his 1966 Cessna 172, presses the ignition and taxis down the runway. When the aircraft reaches the top of the strip, it pirouettes, stops and prepares for takeoff into the wind. Just before revving the engines, Tornello is heard over the Cessna’s headsets identifying his […]

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