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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

By Michele Ristich Gatts CANFIELD, Ohio — When Robin Finger’s twin daughters were young, their greatest ambitions were to become crew members at McDonald’s. Now freshman in college, one is pursuing a career in law, the other in medicine. “It was going to Beatitude House that changed all that for us,” remembers Finger, who sought […]

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – Get into the holiday spirit at the Ceramic City Christmas Festival to celebrate the rich arts background of East Liverpool, local businesses and the community. The festival will be held from 1 to 9 p.m. Dec. 2 on the diamond in downtown East Liverpool. Shop handmade artists and vendors from 1 to […]

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Play on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown last month rebounded from September, the Ohio Lottery Commission reported Tuesday. VLT wagers at the racino in October totaled $93.56 million, up from $92.93 million in September and just ahead of August’s $93.52 million. In October 2016, […]

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

SALEM, Ohio – Patients undergoing treatment for cancer at Salem Regional Medical Center now have access to clinical trials, the result of a new partnership with the University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center in Cleveland. Representatives of University Hospitals joined Salem Regional officials Tuesday afternoon to announce the partnership. The center opened Monday. Salem Regional chose […]

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Jamael “Tito” Brown is the city’s next mayor, per unofficial results reported by the Mahoning County Board of Elections last night. Brown, who defeated incumbent Mayor John McNally in the May Democratic primary, narrowly won over Sean McKinney, the city’s former building and grounds commissioner who ran as an independent. Brown received […]

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued just three permits for horizontal wells during the week ended Nov. 4, according to the agency’s latest update. ODNR awarded all three permits to Chesapeake Exploration LLC for wells on the Wiandt farm in Perry Township, Carroll County. As of Nov. 4, ODNR reports that […]

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

BUTLER, Pa. – As the anniversary of the launch of its Healing Heroes program approaches, Armstrong has announced that the first two pairings of veterans and service dogs have been made at Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs in Williston, Fla. The fundraising campaign supports training service dogs – which takes upward of 18 months and […]

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Flea is sponsoring a $1,000 giveaway contest to spur economic excitement around Small Business Saturday. The event, established in 2010 by American Express, occurs the Saturday after Thanksgiving, this year on Nov. 25, and encourages people to support small, local businesses. The Youngstown Flea giveaway challenges local shops to rally up […]

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber is hosting Laws of Leadership: 15 Laws of Personal Growth from 7:30 to 9:15 a.m. Nov. 15 at the Holiday Inn Boardman.  The event is based on John Maxwell’s book “The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth.” As part of a series of events, business leaders throughout the […]

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College’s Center for Entrepreneurship + Innovation will host alumni entrepreneurs Thursday as part of Richard G. Staley ’62 Visionary Entrepreneur Speaker Series events. Evan Addams and Sean Ammirati will present “The Nowait Story: Creating the World How It Ought to Be” at 7 p.m. in Sticht Lecture Hall in […]

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