Local News

Thursday, January 28, 2016

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Thanks to the unseasonably warm winter, Solar Atmospheres of Western PA’s new 18,000-square-foot building should be fully enclosed by the end of this month, within 2½ months of its groundbreaking. Once the 20-ton crane is installed and the floor is poured, the building will be ready to accept delivery in mid-February of […]

Thursday, January 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Everyone in City Council chambers was visibly moved Wednesday as the microphone was passed around during ceremonies for the newest graduates of the Veterans Treatment Court. All were affected in some way, in some measure, great or small, by what the veterans had gone through. The veterans, members of their families and […]

Thursday, January 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Joe Seminara, founder and president of the Pizza Joe’s chain, will be the featured speaker at an event presented by the Steel Valley Postal Customer Council. During the free seminar, “Lunch with Joe,” Seminara will discuss how he grew his business from a single 600-square-foot, family-owned storefront in New Castle, Pa. in […]

Thursday, January 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the first time in its 89-year history, the ticket desk at Stambugh Auditorium will carry a name: the Florence and Ward Beecher Box Office. The 10-year agreement between the auditorium and the two foundations, the Simon and Florence Beecher Foundation and the Ward Beecher Foundation, went into effect Jan. 1. “Because […]

Thursday, January 28, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Sales of spirituous liquor in Ohio hit a record in Ohio last year, totaling $1.018 billion, the Ohio Division of Liquor Control reports. Total dollar sales of spirits were up from 2014’s total by 7.34%, or $70 million. “Today’s consumers are seeking quality over quantity and buying more premium priced products than […]

Thursday, January 28, 2016

NILES, Ohio – As work on the Cafaro Co.’s new headquarters here advances toward a planned move-in date this spring, the Cafaro Foundation announced a new scholarship to help students at Niles McKinley High School continue their education. During a news conference Wednesday at the Cafaro Co.’s Eastwood Mall, the Cafaro Foundation announced the establishment […]

Thursday, January 28, 2016

CORTLAND, Ohio – Cortland Bancorp, holding company of Cortland Banks, Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.09 million, or 24 cents a share, and full-year 2014 net income of $4.38 million, or 97 cents a share. This compares to third-quarter net income of $1.23 million, or 27 cents a share, and fourth-quarter 2014 net income […]

Thursday, January 28, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Banc Corp., holding company of Farmers Bank and Farmers Trust Co., Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $3.18 million, or 12 cents a share, and full-year 2015 net income of $8.06 million, or 36 cents a share. This compares to third-quarter net income of $1.86 million, or seven cents a […]

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber will unveil a strategy Thursday to promote the Mahoning Valley during the upcoming Republican National Convention in Cleveland. At a news conference at the Covelli Centre, the chamber and its partners will detail an initiative designed to help the Valley capitalize on the global attention focused on […]

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

GROVE CITY, Pa. A team from Grove City College will be featured in the second season of Food Network’s popular “Cake Wars.” Grove City College alumna Emily Bartlow ’16 and senior Tristan Slater ’16 compete in the high-stakes bake-off in an episode entitled “Minecraft” airing at 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1 on the Food Network. […]

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