YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Proponents of revitalizing the South Avenue corridor hope an upcoming cleanup effort will be a stepping stone to reforming the South Avenue Merchants Association and cause more change along the artery.
Representatives of South Avenue businesses along with residents of adjacent neighborhoods and guests gathered Friday afternoon for a business summit. The summit, hosted by the South Avenue Area Neighborhood Development Initiative, or Saandi, was held at Metro Assembly Church.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The buildings along Glenwood Avenue on the South Side used to be almost monotone, mostly beige with an occasional blue or gray structure interrupting here and there. Empty lots and vacant buildings were commonplace.
The corridor is one of the main roads in and out of Youngstown. Upward of 11,000 cars travel Glenwood daily. For those who travel through the Idora Park neighborhood, the road used to be a tour through just how far the city had fallen.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Work should get underway in the next week or two on converting the former Masters Tuxedo building on Market Street into a training center for nurses’ aides, says the operator of the startup school.
Corey Kemp, a registered nurse and Youngstown resident, expects Allied Health Training LLC to be operating in early 2015, he said. Assuming no delays in obtaining necessary permits, work on the building should take six to eight months, he predicted.
WARREN, Ohio -- Mahoning County Commissioners say they intend to fill their vacancy on the Western Reserve Port Authority’s board of directors next week, following the appointment Wednesday by Trumbull County Commissioners to fill its two open slots (READ STORY).
The members of both counties’ boards of commissioners met Wednesday for about an hour in executive session regarding the port authority and its board’s plans to hire a new executive director.
WARREN, Ohio -- Trumbull County Commissioners this morning approved the appointment of Sam Covelli and David Detec to the Western Reserve Port Authority’s board of directors, filing the unexpired terms of two members who resigned earlier this year.
Covelli, the owner of Warren-based Covelli Enterprises, the largest franchisee of Panera Bread, will serve though Dec. 31, 2017, completing the unexpired term of Scott Lynn. Detec, a local attorney, will serve though the end of the year, finishing out the term of James Floyd.
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- Covelli, Detec Appointed to WRPA Board - August 27, 2014
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- WRPA to Host Brownfield Redevelopment Expert - August 26, 2014
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- Construction Rises 6% across US During July - August 25, 2014
- WRPA Expects to Hire Executive Director Soon - August 21, 2014
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