Local News

Monday, March 20, 2017

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — The Fifth Annual Athena Leadership Awards Celebration, sponsored by Lawrence Mercer Athena, will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. April 18 at the New Castle Country Club. Eleven women will be honored for advancing the cause of women in leadership who have demonstrated excellence, creativity, and initiative in their community […]

Monday, March 20, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Avalon Holdings Corp., parent of the Avalon Resorts and Clubs Inc. and a provider of waste management services, Friday reported a net loss of $400,000, or 10 cents per common share, for the last quarter of 2016 and a full-year net loss of $100,000, or two cents a share. This compares to […]

Monday, March 20, 2017

This cartoon, from our July 2000 edition, comments on the looming indictment of the late U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant. By this time, it was clear the congressman was a primary target of federal investigators as they built their case layer-by-layer. It was so obvious that the congressman boasted in public that charges were imminent, […]

Friday, March 17, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – Edward W. Muransky, chairman of the Muransky Companies and chairman and CEO of Southwoods Health, has been nominated to serve on the Board of Directors of Farmers National Banc Corp., a Farmers spokeswoman announced Thursday. Farmers is the holding company of Farmers National Bank, Farmers Trust Co., Farmers National Insurance LLC and […]

Friday, March 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city Board of Control approved a design services agreement Thursday with Columbus landscape architecture firm MKSK to design the $9 million riverfront park and amphitheater. Last month, the board approved an $830,000 contract with MKSK to provide design and construction management services. The agreement approved yesterday incorporates suggestions by architect Paul […]

Friday, March 17, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – One of the reasons James Dignan took his new job with the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber apparently was to keep his family together. When he stepped down last year as commander of the 910th Airlift Wing at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Dignan was told by his wife and three daughters that […]

Friday, March 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When state and local law enforcement agents raided the downtown offices of NYO Property Group Thursday, “Many of the documents that were seized were laid out in a conference room. We were in the process of pulling them for supplemental production,” says an attorney for developer Dominic J. Marchionda. But instead of […]

Friday, March 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, says he favors “free and open” internet service that is guided by less regulation and more investment in broadband networks across the country. “My vision is to carry forward that Clinton administration model of light-touch regulation,” Pai told reporters during a press conference […]

Friday, March 17, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – A retired banker who’s given much of himself to the Mahoning Valley Thursday enjoyed the distinction of honoring another banker who’s returned much to the Valley with the award created in his honor, the Donald Cagigas Spirit of the Chamber Award. Donald Cagigas presented the award to Gary Small, president and CEO […]

Friday, March 17, 2017

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – This afternoon, some 140 fourth-year medicine students at Northeast Ohio Medical University will find out where they will serve as resident physicians after they graduate in May. The university will host a celebration beginning at 11:30 at The New Center. As part of the National Resident Matching Program, hospital officials interview medical […]

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