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Chick-fil-A to Open Howland Store Sept. 9

WARREN, Ohio – The Chick-fil-A Inc. chain will open its Howland Township restaurant, its first in Trumbull County, Sept. 9. The grand opening event will feature the chance for 100 customers to win free Chick-fil-A meals for a year and a book-collection program to benefit Inspiring Minds. The new restaurant, 1885 Niles-Cortland Road SE, will […]

Hollywood Gaming to Fill 50 Jobs for Racing Season

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio — Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course is looking to fill approximately 50 jobs as the 2015-16 live thoroughbred racing season approaches. “The return of live racing ramps up the level of activity,” said Mike Galle, general manager of Hollywood Gaming. “We’re looking for great candidates to fill seasonal racing positions, and […]

Barry Dyngles Jackpot Could Reach $500,000

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The day before tonight’s drawing, the jackpot for the Queen of Hearts game at Barry Dyngles Pub hovered near $430,000. But, with an entire day to sell tickets until the drawing at 8 p.m. today, that number is sure to rise. “We’re sticking to our guns and saying it’ll be $450,000,” said […]

Cruze Sales Hit the Brakes in August

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of the Lordstown-built Chevrolet Cruze took a hit in August as deliveries for the small car plunged 37% compared to the same month last year, General Motors Co. reported today. GM delivered 14,661 Cruzes in August versus 23,435 in August 2014, the automaker said. Overall sales of new GM vehicles dipped […]

VEC to Realign, Combine Companies Under One Name

GIRARD, Ohio – VEC Inc., 977 Tibbetts Wick Road, will realign its companies, Valley Electrical Consolidated Inc. and Evets Electric, merging them and having them operate as VEC Inc. beginning Jan. 1, its president and owner, Rex Ferry, announced Monday. Evets Electric does business as Evets Oil & Gas Construction Services. Merging the companies and […]

Patriot Homecare Celebrates Growth, Sees More

WARREN, Ohio – The three principals of Patriot Homecare, 900 Pine Ave SE threw a party Friday afternoon to celebrate the rapid growth of their company in just four years, say thanks to their backers and 45 employees, and share their vision of where they expect to be in the next year or two. It […]

Gas Station’s Publicity Stunt: 99 Cents a Gallon

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Ike Omran figured word would spread quickly and it did, first via social media and then on this morning’s local TV newscasts. Omran owns BP Fuel Fast Break at the intersection of Midlothian Boulevard and Youngstown-Poland Road. Early this morning his station was selling gasoline for $2.09 a gallon. He lowered it […]

Queen of Hearts Keeps Her Face Down

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – A few minutes after the No. 28 card was cut from the Queen of Hearts board at Barry Dyngles Pub, Jennifer Melago was still shaking. As a hush fell over the crowd once the card had been cut from the board – still face down – Barry Dyngles general manager Doug Duganne […]

Queen of Hearts Still Hiding at Barry Dyngles

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The 5,000 or so ticket holders who tonight crowded inside and outside Barry Dingles Pub, 1601 S. Raccoon Road — slowing traffic in both directions — will have to take their chance again on picking what now is one of 10 numbers hiding the queen of hearts. At 8 p.m. the crowd […]

Barry Dyngles Finds Queen of Hearts Quite a Draw

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – With an estimated $300,000 on the line, people just can’t seem to get enough of Barry Dyngles’ barbecue. Of course, not everyone who buys a ticket for the weekly Queen of Hearts drawing stops in for a bite to eat, but enough have to cause a boom for the barbecue stand. “Our […]


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