Local News

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership a $30,000 grant to educate residents and demolition crews of the hazards of lead and other contaminants in soils after a house has been razed. The EPA announced the grant Monday. The executive director of TNP, Matt Martin, said the funds will […]

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Warren Industrial Group has acquired the operating business assets of Everett Industries, an industrial saw-blade manufacturer in Warren. Founded in 1962, Everett manufactures abrasive cutoff and chop saws used in cutting both ferrous and nonferrous bars, tubes, pipe and castings, among other uses. Warren Industrial group is an Ohio-based holding company specializing […]

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Facilities & Event Management magazine has named the Covelli Centre as one of its annual Prime Site Award winners. The award is given to venues – including arenas, auditoriums, theaters, amphiteathers and fairgrounds – that “demonstrate the ability to please both incoming acts and patrons on multiple levels.” Readers make nominations, with […]

Monday, October 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has awarded more than $922,000 to local organizations in the third quarter, including $232,611 in awards from the Hine Memorial Fund. In unrestricted fund awards, Compass Family & Community Services was granted $65,000, while five organizations – Associated Neighborhood Centers, Boys & Girls Club of Youngstown, City Club of […]

Monday, October 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Los Angeles-based investment firm CounterPoint Capital Partners has purchased Falcon Transport Co. The firm did not announce the terms of the acquisition. Founded in 1903, Falcon is a transportation logistics company with flatbed and over-the-road services for clients including General Motors, Ford, Nexteer, Arcelor Mittal and U.S. Steel. It employs nearly 800. […]

Monday, October 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Buying a car can induce stress. Between limited-time offers, working through financing, driving from dealership to dealership, picking a model and selecting an options package on that model, the process can be a lot of hassle. But once all of that is done, says Linda Gabrick, delivery coordinator at Sweeney Buick GMC […]

Monday, October 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Adam Earnheardt, chairman of the Department of Communication at Youngstown State University, will visit NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland Friday as part of tour for social media influencers. The tour group was chosen because of their ability to reach broad audiences on social media. The Goddard Center houses NASA’s Atlas, […]

Monday, October 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. District Judge Benita Y. Pearson has postponed until at least Nov. 8 her decision in the lawsuit Huntington National Bank filed Oct. 24 against Home Savings Bank, which seeks a temporary restraining order, so the banks can resolve their differences with the aid of a third party. Huntington has accused three […]

Monday, October 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four alumni of Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration – Robert DiRusso, Mitchell Joseph, Patricia Mishic and Ashley Basile Oeken – were honored Friday at the college’s annual Alumni Banquet. DiRusso, owner of DiRusso’s Concessions and a 1982 graduate of YSU, was named Outstanding Business Alumnus. He purchased the sausage […]

Monday, October 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio Living Park Vista is starting its fitness program, OhioHealth’s Delay the Disease, designed for those diagnosed or displaying symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. The classes open for patients and their caregivers, begins at 2 p.m. tomorrow and will be held every Tuesday and Thursday in the therapy gym near the aquatic therapy pool on […]

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