Local News

Monday, April 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mahoning Valley Young Professionals, an organization for young professionals, is introducing a redesigned logo,  updated tagline and website. “We are very pleased to announce and showcase our new logo and website to our current and prospective members,” said Bob McGovern, current president of MVYP. The previous tagline, Develop. Improve. Grow. was replaced […]

Monday, April 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –Market instability and red tape continues to plague the Affordable Care Act — better known as Obamacare – two full years into the law’s implementation, insurance specialists report. “The main focus our members have right now is to deal with the market instability that’s been caused by it,” said Michael Embry, treasurer of […]

Monday, April 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Andrea Wood, chair and president of the Youngstown Publishing Co. and publisher/editor of The Business Journal, and Joseph G. Carson, director of Global Economic Research at AllianceBernstein, receive honorary degrees at Youngstown State University’s Spring Commencement Saturday, May 7, in Beeghly Center on campus. Wood will be the featured speaker at the […]

Monday, April 18, 2016

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – If one thing has been a constant throughout the history of Columbiana, it’s the town square where Main Street and Park Avenue intersect. In 1805, three years after he and his family arrived in the area, town founder Joshua Dixon platted the first parcels of what would become Columbiana with surveyor William […]

Monday, April 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When he was a teenager, Sean Posey’s father took him on a field trip that he could never forget. This wasn’t your ordinary day excursion to a museum or historic battlefield. This was a trip devoted to exploring the industrial ruins of Youngstown’s storied past – the massive carcasses of steel mills […]

Monday, April 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Home Savings and Loan Co. has promoted Barbara Radis to executive vice president for retail banking and hired Douglas Young as senior vice president and chief information officer, Gary M. Small, president and CEO, announced Friday. Home Savings is the primary subsidiary of United Community Financial Corp. Small noted Young’s more […]

Friday, April 15, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In March, 10,478 entities filed to do business in Ohio, a record, Secretary of State Jon Husted announced today. The old record was 10,102 in March 2015. Business filings in Ohio continue their increase this year, Husted said, “and 2016 is on track to be another record-setting year,” with nearly 3,000 more […]

Friday, April 15, 2016

COLUMBUS – Ohio’s unemployment rate was 5.1% in March, up from a revised 5.0% rate in February and matching the 5.1% rate for March 2015, the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services reported this morning. Nonagricultural wage and salary employment in the state rose 18,300 over the month, from a revised 5,475,500 in February […]

Friday, April 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the first quarter,  sales of single-family houses in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties ran 6.6% ahead of last year’s pace at the same point. Unit sales totaled 1,148 through March, compared with 1,077 for the same three months in 2015, according to monthly statistics provided by the Youngstown Columbiana Association of […]

Friday, April 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Recipes of Youngstown group will host “Memories of Mama’s Kitchen,” from noon to 4 p.m. May 7 at the Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal St. In conjunction with Mothers Day, May 8, this tasting event will feature over 30 recipes that honor the delicious dishes we remember our moms, grandmothers, […]

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