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New Chapter Opens at Kinsman’s Peter Allen House

KINSMAN, Ohio — The opening this spring of the Peter Allen Inn & Event Center completes a journey of eight years, but at the same time opens a new chapter for the nearly two-century-old property in Kinsman Township. The house was built by architect Willis Smith in 1821 for Dr. Peter Allen, Kinsman’s first doctor, […]

Trumbull United Way Launches 2016 Campaign

WARREN, Ohio – With shovels, rakes and gloves in hand, some 100 volunteers set out across Trumbull County this morning as they kicked off the 2016 campaign for the United Way of Trumbull County. But first, it was last year’s campaign – which concluded in March – that took front and center at the Packard […]

Historic Buildings Find New Purpose as Banquet Halls

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — There’s one reaction that Kelly Fertig loves to hear when guests first walk into Stambaugh Auditorium’s Christman Hall: gasps. She relates the story of a wedding rehearsal a year or so ago. As the bride’s family was coming in, the mother let out a very audible gasp. She had not seen the […]

Helicopter Parents Even Participate in Job Interviews!

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Helicopter parents have moved from swooping down on their offspring at colleges and universities to participating in job interviews. Office Team, a subsidiary of Robert Half International Inc., reports that more than a third of senior managers it interviewed – 35% – “said they find it annoying when helicopter parents are involved […]

Great Lakes Ends Service, WRPA Weighs Litigation

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Great Lakes JetExpress abruptly ended its service between Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport and O’Hare international Airport following its returning flight Wednesday night. In a news release, Aerodynamics Inc., which operates the service, cited the “reluctance” of the Western Reserve Port Authority’s board of directors “to come to a reasonable ceasing of operations” […]

WRTA Increases Number of Hourly Bus Runs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With the arrival of a new fleet of buses, the Western Reserve Transit Authority can fulfill a promise made seven years ago, says Executive Director James Ferraro. Beginning Sept. 6, all of the bus lines within the authority will offer hourly service, adding 56 trips across Mahoning County on weekdays and doubling […]

Giant Eagle to Hold Hiring Fairs Saturday

 PITTSBURGH — Giant Eagle will conduct Fall Supermarket Hiring Events Saturday at several stores in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland. One is the Community Center Giant Eagle on Doral Drive in Boardman. The hires are for both Giant Eagle and Market District Supermarkets and include full- and part-time positions. The Boardman store positions range from bakers […]

Dillard’s Eastwood Store to Become ‘Clearance Center’

NILES, Ohio – Dillard’s, a longtime clothing retailer at the Eastwood Mall, isn’t closing its doors, a spokesman for the mall’s parent company said, but it is changing its retail format. The department store will become a “clearance center” for the Dillard’s chain, said The Cafaro Co.’s Joe Bell. “Retailers are today experimenting with different […]

Simon Earns ISO 9001 Certification Companywide

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -– Simon Roofing, Simon Surfaces and SR Products, all Simon Solutions companies, have earned company-wide ISO 9001: 2008 quality-management certification, the company announced Tuesday. The ISO 9001: 2008 certification is awarded to organizations that meet the rigorous criteria for assuring quality and continuous improvement in the products or services they provides. Simon’s ISO […]

Airport Remains in Talks with 2 Airlines

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Officials at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport remain in talks with carriers for daily service but no announcement is imminent, the airport aviation director says. “We’re always discussing things like this with other interested parties,” Dan Dickten said Monday. He said he is in discussions with two carriers but it is “too […]


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