Local News

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

NILES, Ohio – First Niles Financial Inc., holding company of Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Niles, Monday reported first-quarter net income of $116,000, or 10 cents a share. This compares to first-quarter 2016 net income of $39,000, or three cents a share. The president and CEO, Daniel E. Csontos, attributed the results to […]

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University’s Ads Club, a collegiate chapter of the American Advertising Federation, placed third at the 2017 National Student Advertising, District 5 Regional Competition held in Lexington, Ky. This year’s team, John Green, Abby Harris, Jake Cole and Adam Nye, is the first team to place in YSU’s Ads Club’s history. […]

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – Top students from Mahoning County Career and Technical Center will be attending the Business Professionals of America 2017 National Leadership Conference, “Spread Your Wings,” in Orlando, Fla. from May 10 to 14. MCCTC chapter members, Dylan Mills, Ethan Edwards, Kyle Mamounis, Marty Pavalko, Jayden Goddard, Nathan Davis and Logan Micheals along with […]

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University will sell surplus electronics equipment tomorrow from 2 to 6 p.m. The sale, which is open to the public, will take place in Room B232 of Cushwa Hall. Surplus equipment available include 250 Dell desktop computers, 50 Dell monitors of various sizes, 250 mice, laser printers and several computer […]

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Canfield Fair and JAC Live, a division of the JAC Management Group that operates the Covelli Centre downtown, have formed a partnership to book the music acts for this year’s edition of the Labor Day weekend event. In addition, the fair will work with Ticketmaster as the ticketing agent for all […]

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Auto sales in the Mahoning Valley continued to rise last month as 5,522 new and used vehicles were sold, according to data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association. That amounts to a 3.5% increase from March 2016. New-car sales were up 7.5% from a year ago, totaling 3,123 while sales of […]

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The “Jim Cossler and Barb Ewing Garage Band,” as Cossler calls it, isn’t breaking up, but its members have new roles. Ewing, chief operating officer at the Youngstown Business Incubator since February 2011, will assume Cossler’s title of chief executive officer May 1. The transition was announced Monday at a news conference. […]

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Economic development initiatives coordinated by the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber got off to a slow start in the first quarter of 2017, at least in terms of numbers, but the value of pending projects exceeds $2 billion, according to the chamber’s newly released economic development newsletter. Total investment in pending projects is […]

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

NILES, Ohio – The Trumbull County Department of Job and Family Services will hold a job and career fair at the Eastwood Mall, 5555 Youngstown-Warren Road from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 20. The fair will feature over 50 local and regional employers and multiple training providers. The event is open to the public […]

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

SHARON, Pa. – WaterFire Sharon has set the dates and themes for this year’s summer events, the 5th summer hosting the events. The first WaterFIre takes place July 15 with the theme “Back to Our Roots – Honoring Ancestry”; On Aug. 19 the theme will be “Celebrate America – United We Stand” and the series […]

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