Local News

Monday, November 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning County Domestic Relations Court has received a $60,000 grant that will help survivors of domestic violence. The money is part of the Violence Against Women Act grant funding for calendar year 2017 and is administered through the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Service, a division of the Ohio Department of […]

Monday, November 28, 2016

In November 1989, then U.S. Sen. John Glenn, D-Ohio, was implicated in the so-called “Keating Five” scandal along with four other senators – John McCain, Alan Cranston, Dennis DiConcini, and Don Riegle. Glenn, an American hero of the early space program – memorialized in the movie, “The Right Stuff” — and a genuine no-nonsense senator, […]

Monday, November 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tim Ryan’s national media blitz is designed to convince his colleagues and the the commentariat that Nancy Pelosi is an impediment to making House Democrats the majority and re-establishing the national party’s dominance in the industrial Midwest. The former quarterback knows how to drive to the goal, and in a Fox News […]

Monday, November 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University signed partnership agreements with nearly a dozen Asian universities this fall as part of an ongoing effort to expand international education initiatives. Representatives from YSU visited China, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan over the course of four weeks earlier this fall, meeting with officials from 23 universities to discuss […]

Monday, November 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A portfolio company of the Youngstown Business Incubator based in Avon has developed a new website that allows consumers to make more informed decisions about choosing their suppliers of electricity and natural gas. Dennis Giancola, born and reared in Youngstown and a graduate of Youngstown State University, presented his idea to the […]

Monday, November 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape is selling its 2017 Youngstown Discount Card for $10, which supports CityScape beautification efforts downtown and throughout the city. The majority of the 19 merchants who honor the card offer a discount on purchases, usually 10%, or a buy-one-get-one-free inducement. Eighteen restaurants and museums plus a car wash are participating. […]

Monday, November 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape is selling its 2017 Youngstown Discount Card for $10, which supports CityScape beautification efforts downtown and throughout the city. The majority of the 19 merchants who honor the card offer a discount on purchases, usually 10%, or a buy-one-get-one-free inducement. Eighteen restaurants and museums plus a car wash are participating. […]

Monday, November 28, 2016

It’s not unusual for Salvatore Melfi to draw some strange looks and a few remarks from his friends and associates when he talks about the pizza parlor he owns along McCartney Road on the east side of Youngstown. “People ask me, ‘Why are you still there?’ ” Melfi says, as he presses dough in the […]

Friday, November 25, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The hallway on the second floor of the Ward Bakery Building in Youngstown was largely empty on a mid-November afternoon, but in a few days it will be filled with artisans and other vendors for the 13th annual Artists of the Mahoning Commons Holiday Open Studio & Art Sale. The show in […]

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Following the announcement earlier this month that General Motors Co. will be laying off some 1,200 workers at its Lordstown Assembly, suppliers to the plant are also laying off workers, according to notices filed under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification, or WARN, Act. Magna’s Lordstown Seating Systems, which builds the seats for […]

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