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Thursday, November 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Riviera Creek Holding LLC, a company primarily owned by CEO Brian Kessler and his nephew, Daniel Kessler, the chief operating officer, is one of 12 companies today awarded a Level 1 license by the state to grow medical marijuana in up to 25,000 square feet of space. The Kessler family owns a […]

Thursday, November 30, 2017

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Compass Family and Community Services’ Rape Crisis & Counseling Center will hold two discussion groups sessions focusing on sexual harassment and sexual assulat, both open to the public Dec. 4, at the Davis Family YMCA. The center has seen an increase in calls since October, following accusations of sexual harassment against the […]

Thursday, November 30, 2017

WARREN, Ohio – Women entrepreneurs who’ve been running their business for less than a year to those who have more than 30 years of experience were highlighted at “Breaking Boundaries: Celebrating the Past, Planning for the Future.” The Youngstown Business Incubator’s Women in Entrepreneurship program held the event Wednesday night at Leo’s Banquet Center to […]

Thursday, November 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The principal at Harding Elementary School and members of the Rotary Club of Youngstown say providing coats for the students there means more than just helping keep kids warm. About two dozen Youngstown Rotary members and volunteers from the Inspiring Minds program were at the school Wednesday morning to distribute coats to […]

Thursday, November 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Flea will return to downtown Dec. 1 and 2, though not in its usual outdoor environment. For the two days, in conjunction with the city’s Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting, the Holiday Flea will be open at the DeYor Performing Arts Center. On Friday, the day of the parade, the […]

Thursday, November 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There are few easy days when living with or caring for someone who has dementia. Good days exist, certainly, but the effects – the stress, the fretting, the exhaustion – take their toll. Easing that toll is the primary mission of the Youngstown-based Alzheimer Network and the Alzheimer’s Association, a national organization […]

Thursday, November 30, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Innovations Conference 2018: Collaborating for a Healthier Mahoning Valley will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 18 at the Jewish Community Center. The event is sponsored by the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, The William Swanston Charitable Foundation, Western Reserve Health Foundation and The Trumbull Memorial Health […]

Thursday, November 30, 2017

When was the last time you saw a matchbook? It’s been a while, right? Smokers tend to flick their Bics and smoking is somewhat taboo these days. The matchbook was invented in 1889 by Joshua Pusey, a cigar-smoking patent lawyer in Philadelphia. The idea didn’t catch on until 1892 when a salesman, Henry C. Traute, […]

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

HERMITAGE, Pa. – Buhl Park is holding a “Deck the Halls With Spaghetti and Meatballs” dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Buhl Park Casino Ballroom. Trolley rides around the park, Christmas carols, pictures with Santa Claus, and the lighting of the Buhl Park Casino will take place. Meals will include spaghetti, meatballs, […]

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Wrestler Jerry “The King” Lawler is attending the Youngstown Phantoms game on Friday to sign autographs and meet with fans. The Phantoms will play against Team USA at the Covelli Centre at 7:05 p.m., with doors opening at 6. The night will feature autograph and picture taking opportunities, photo cards of Lawler […]

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