Local News

Monday, January 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Phantoms have launched a partnership with Youngstown State University’s athletic training master’s program, allowing a student to work as a trainer with the hockey team. The athletic training program is in its first full year and is just the second graduate-level of its kind in the state. As part of […]

Monday, January 9, 2017

DETROIT – As technology has become increasingly engrained with the auto industry, the North American International Auto Show has become a showcase of the manufacturers’ newest features. And while revealing new models is still a cornerstone of the annual Detroit car show, Ford opted instead to take a different route and spend most of its […]

Monday, January 9, 2017

DETROIT – The first day of the North American International Auto Show kicked off with the announcement of the car, truck and utility vehicles of the year. Two American brands took home awards, as the Chrysler Pacifica minivan was named utility vehicle of the year, while Chevrolet’s electric Bolt was given the honor in the […]

Monday, January 9, 2017

GIRARD, Ohio — While Jimmy Haslam’s Cleveland Browns were trying to win their first game of the season in December, Haslam’s company was busy restructuring the ownership of some its Pilot Travel Centers. The Haslam-family controlled PTC Inc. transferred ownership of the truck stop at 2786 Salt Springs Road off I-80. The new owner is […]

Monday, January 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Rochelle Robinson, a native of the city’s South Side and the first black mayor of Douglasville, Ga., will give the keynote address at the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Breakfast at Youngstown State University. The breakfast is 8 to 9:45 a.m. Jan. 19 in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley […]

Monday, January 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In 2004, Harry Mays, president of The Rayen School class of 1958, was invited to return to speak to a journalism class about the history and subjects in the mural there painted his senior year. He could not have known that three years hence the mural would be the only relic left […]

Monday, January 9, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A $5,000 grant from the Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation will support the YWCA of Youngstown’s job skills program. The three-week workshops focus on career assessment and exploration, financial literacy, resume writing and interviewing. The program provides individuals with skills to improve their employability, which results in maintaining […]

Monday, January 9, 2017

Among the biggest challenges to small retailers in the area was the arrival of the Big Box discount stores such as Wal Mart, whose purchasing power and ability to source products manufactured from overseas allowed them to sell products at much lower cost than their smaller counterparts in the Mahoning Valley.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There was plenty of noise in the Covelli Centre when Youngstown State University kicked off in the FCS National Championship against James Madison University. It was louder when the Penguins forced their foes to punt after their first three plays. And even louder still when YSU took the field for the first […]

Friday, January 6, 2017

Submitted by John Walsh CEO at Trumbull Memorial Hospital and Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital; Chief operating officer for ValleyCare Health System of Ohio YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Congress and President-elect Trump have promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this year. If they are successful, it is imperative that they restore critical Medicare payment cuts to […]

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