Local News

Thursday, September 28, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Power of the Arts will host a symposium for those applying for grants and a bus tour of the Mahoning Valley’s historical theaters in mid-October. The Arts and Culture Grantseeker Symposium will be held 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 19, while the Historic Theatre Bus Tour is 6:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. […]

Thursday, September 28, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Dana School of Music announces its schedule for Octubafest 2017, a series of concerts and public recitals showcasing the solo and ensemble repertoire for tuba and euphonium that are free and open to the public. Octubafest was established in October 1973 by Harvey Philips, professor emeritus of Indiana University School of Music […]

Thursday, September 28, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Erin Nunnery sees students from Youngstown State University as a good fit for her employer, Mascaro Construction. The construction company, based in Pittsburgh, has a list of projects that includes Heinz Field, the first phase of Shell’s cracker plant in Monaca, Pa., and hospitals, hotels, bridges and power plants. Mascaro was among […]

Thursday, September 28, 2017

CANFIELD, Ohio – For the third time, LED3 has been awarded a contract to install an LED display at the U.S. Capitol, President Bruce Neff has announced. The two 141-inch-by-80-inch displays, which have more than 2.5 million pixels, will be installed in the Senate and House theaters by the end of the year. Canfield-based LED3 […]

Thursday, September 28, 2017

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Don Booth recalls completing a job on a new house in Canfield in the early 1950s – just three days before Christmas – when the contractor he was working for as a carpenter handed out the crew’s paychecks along with some bad news. “He said that he didn’t have anything else […]

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of rigs operating in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale stood at 26 for the week ended Sept. 23, up from 23 the previous week, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR issued just five permits for horizontal wells in the Utica during the week – […]

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – On Friday, the Apple Butter Festival returns to Ohio Living Park Vista for its 45th year. The festival will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Throughout the day, Park Vista staff and student volunteers from Youngstown State University will be on-site to make apple butter using Helen Stambaugh’s original recipe. Stambaugh […]

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Bart McGee sits in his crowded office and pulls out a small map of the center of North Jackson with two large sections colored with a bright yellow highlighter. A year ago, these parcels were saddled with dilapidated houses, obtrusive brush and hardscrabble blight. McGee, the president of AM Door & […]

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The president of the Ohio State Bar Association urges local attorneys to “double down” on their humanity in the face of rising use of technology, including artificial intelligence, in the legal profession. The advance of technology in the law was among the topics that Randall Comer addressed during OSBA District 13’s annual […]

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Charitable Foundation has pledged $20,000 to Ursuline High School for upgrades to the cafeteria lighting in the school. “We are excited to bring our 1956 era building to the technological efficiencies found with modern LED lighting,” said the Rev. Richard Murphy, president of Ursuline High School in a news release. […]

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