Local News

Monday, April 10, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University is bringing back a 10-week course for networking and information technology professionals, as well as YSU students, to obtain certifications through the Cisco Academy. “By reviving this program at YSU, we are able to provide a curriculum that has proven to help kick start and advance the careers of […]

Monday, April 10, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Leadership Mahoning Valley is accepting applications through May 5 for its 2017-2018 class. The program is designed to provide adult community leaders with a general overview of the Mahoning Valley, an opportunity for increased understanding of key community issues and the potential to develop effective working relationships with other civic leaders. Up […]

Monday, April 10, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Jim Cossler, the CEO and “chief evangelist” of the Youngstown Business Incubator, announced in an email this morning that “Barb Ewing will become the next CEO of the YBI.” Cossler, also the YBI’s the Huntington Bank Entrepreneur in Residence, did not specify what his role, if any, would be going forward. Ewing […]

Monday, April 10, 2017

HUBBARD, Ohio – Getting into the pepper business wasn’t easy, but it’s not too much work for “Too” Hot Mamas, 129 N. Main St. When Christina Frohman and Audra Horton got the idea to start a pepper company, they got an education in all that’s required to make and sell them. Having persevered, their company, […]

Monday, April 10, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – By a wide margin, female drivers pay more attention where they’re headed in Pennsylvania than male drivers, a report released Friday by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts found. Between 2014 and 2016, the number of distracted driver citations rose 52% from the years 2012, 2013 and 2014, the agency reported, and […]

Monday, April 10, 2017

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — There’s plenty to do these days in downtown New Wilmington, Pa. There has been for a long time. But a problem Katanya Cathcart and Nicole Hunter saw was the lack of communication about the events. Neither fliers hung in grocery stores nor ads in newsletters were cutting it. When the only […]

Monday, April 10, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 23 permits for horizontal wells in Ohio’s Utica shale for the week ended April 1 – so far this year the most in one week, the agency reports. Antero Resources Corp. secured 10 new permits – six in Monroe County and four in Noble County […]

Monday, April 10, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Revenues and winnings from video lottery terminals continued their rise at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in March, bringing the month-over-month increase streak to five in a row. In total, $99.9 million in credits were played at the Austintown racino with winnings totaling $88.6 million. The net win was $10.1 […]

Friday, April 7, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The events planned across the Youngstown City School District for April 22 are aimed at kids, but for those organizing Advancing Education-Reducing Crime program what’s stood out most has been the collaboration between adults. The Youngstown Police Department officers will be at elementary schools talking to students about their jobs. Youngstown State […]

Friday, April 7, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Heidi Daniel, executive director of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, will depart in mid-July to become CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore. The president of the Youngstown library, Dr. David Ritchie, made the announcement this morning. Daniel has been executive director of the Youngstown library system […]

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