Local News

Thursday, August 20, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — VXI Global Solutions LLC today launched a new campaign that will add 150 jobs to its 20 Federal Place call center downtown. The call center, which opened in 2009, now employs more than 1,000 workers. Individuals can apply at the VXI call center at 20 W. Federal St., Suite 150, or online. […]

Thursday, August 20, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Wednesday, with temperatures in the downtown hovering in the high 80s and above, was one of those days made for ice cream. And that’s exactly what employees of the 70 companies housed in Ohio One Corp.’s five downtown properties were treated to, courtesy of their landlord, who hosted a midday ice cream […]

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University today welcomed a freshman class that’s significantly larger in number and more diverse than last year and, the university says, the strongest academically in its 107-year history. In addition, the university reported that residence halls are at capacity and that the number of Honor College students has also increased […]

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Butler Institute of American Art today announced the receipt of several grants, including two from the National Endowment for the Arts along with funds from area companies and foundations. The bulk of the $250,000 the Butler Institute received was from the state of Ohio for capital improvements and other projects, the […]

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In his first state of the university address, President Jim Tressel didn’t sugarcoat the challenges Youngstown State University faces. After delivering a 45-minute brag about the many accomplishments and achievements its faculty and students have achieved during the 13 months he’s been in office – especially honors and recognition won nationally – […]

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Administrators of the South Side Academy cut a ribbon Tuesday afternoon on the steps leading to the northern entrance of St. Patrick Church, 1400 Oak Hill Ave., to mark its new site. The charter school had been housed in the former South High School on Market Street – it was renamed Eagle […]

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Jameson Hospital will end patent admissions at its Maternity Care Center as of 11:59 p.m. today, nearly two weeks ahead of its previously announced closure date, the hospital announced Tuesday. The hospital had announced last month (READ STORY) that it would close the unit Sept. 1, the result of its inability […]

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