Local News

Friday, September 29, 2017

Frank Popovich, a contractor and resident of Poland, is kick-starting his Shoe-Kaddy invention with a Kickstarter campaign to seek business funding. Popovich created the hands-free carrier for golf,  gym bags, backpacks and any type of travel bag, which enables sports enthusiasts to attach their special shoes and transport them anywhere.  The first 500 Shoe-Kaddies sold […]

Friday, September 29, 2017

Meagan Peek has joined the Heart Center at Akron Children’s Hospital in Boardman as a pediatric cardiologist. Peek received her medical degree from the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky., where she also completed her residency in pediatrics. She completed a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Washington University in St. Louis. She is board certified […]

Friday, September 29, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There are scores of cities vying to be chosen as the site of Amazon’s second headquarters and, now, the Mahoning Valley is officially in the mix as the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber has submitted a proposal to the web giant. The economic development agency did not announce which site it had selected […]

Friday, September 29, 2017

NILES, Ohio – Niles City Council President Robert Marino says he hopes to hear soon from the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber about the possibility of the organization relocating its main office to the city. Marino made the comment at the close of the Regional Chamber’s Good Morning, Niles! Breakfast Friday at the Eastwood Mall. “I […]

Friday, September 29, 2017

KINSMAN, Ohio – The Whitetails Unlimited Outdoors Challenge Golf Outing returns to Bronzewood Golf Course in Kinsman Oct. 8. While the outing is a foursome scramble, hunting-themed challenges have been added to some holes, including horseshoes, longbow and BB gun shooting challenges, and fishing in a kiddie pool. For each challenge completed, a stroke is […]

Friday, September 29, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University, the Youngstown Business Incubator, America Makes and Hudson Fastener are joining together to celebrate National Manufacturing Day Oct. 6. The day begins at 9 a.m. at the Williamson College of Business Administration with a proclamation from Youngstown Mayor John McNally and a keynote address from Mitchell Joseph, CEO of […]

Friday, September 29, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For Ellen Handel, a resident of Ohio Living Park Vista in Youngstown, the programs offered at its Mahoning Valley Lifelong Learning Institute encourage her to keep her mind sharp. Handel, a 5½-year resident of the retirement community who lived the Philadelphia suburbs, just wishes more residents of Ohio Living took advantage. “They’re […]

Friday, September 29, 2017

SHARON, Pa. — Penn State College of Nursing announces that nurses who have their bachelor of science in nursing degree will now have the opportunity to earn their master of science in nursing degree to become a nurse practitioner at Penn State Shenango beginning fall 2018. “We hope that this new master of science in nursing degree […]

Friday, September 29, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – Accounting and business consulting firm Packer Thomas has announced that Debra L. Liggett-Dixon has been promoted to principal. Liggett-Dixon, a graduate of Youngstown State University, has more than 30 years of tax experience, and specializes in working with high-net worth individuals. She serves as Packer Thomas’ tax director. She is a member […]

Friday, September 29, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – Accounting and business consulting firm Packer Thomas has announced that Debra L. Liggett-Dixon has been promoted to principal. Liggett-Dixon, a graduate of Youngstown State Univresity, has more than 30 years of tax experience, specializing in state, local and international high net worth individuals. She serves as Packer Thomas’ tax director. She is […]

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