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When RFK Took on the Youngstown Rackets

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sixty years ago this August, a former heavyweight boxer living in Youngstown was called to Washington, D.C., for what may have been his toughest and potentially most dangerous bout ever. Embrel Davidson had a solid career, posting 36 wins and six losses over nine years in the ring. On Aug. 7, 1958, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sixty years ago this August, a former heavyweight boxer living in Youngstown was called to Washington, D.C., for what may have been his toughest and potentially most dangerous bout ever. Embrel Davidson had a solid career, posting 36 wins and six losses over nine years in the...

Vlosich Presents at Adult Day Care Conference

Christina Vlosich, co-owner of Family First Adult Day Care Center in Austintown, has been invited to make a presentation Sept. 27 at the National Adult Day Care Centers Conference in Baltimore. The topic of her presentation is “Opening an Adult Day Center: Facts, Foundations and First-Hand Advice.” She will be sharing her marketing plan, best […]

Christina Vlosich, co-owner of Family First Adult Day Care Center in Austintown, has been invited to make a presentation Sept. 27 at the National Adult Day Care Centers Conference in Baltimore. The topic of her presentation is "Opening an Adult Day Center: Facts, Foundations and First-Hand Advice." She will be...

Hormaza to Practice Pediatric Cardioloy at ACH

Vanessa Hormaza, a pediatric cardiologist, has joined Akron Children’s Hospital. Hormaza received her doctorate in medicine after studying at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, and San Juan Bautista School of Medicine in Caguas, Puerto Rico. She holds a B.S. in biomedical sciences from the University of South Florida in Tampa, where she […]

Vanessa Hormaza, a pediatric cardiologist, has joined Akron Children's Hospital. Hormaza received her doctorate in medicine after studying at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, and San Juan Bautista School of Medicine in Caguas, Puerto Rico. She holds a B.S. in biomedical sciences from the University of South...

HBK Announces Promotions Across Its 16 Offices

Clinton A. Smith (pictured), a certified public accountant, has been promoted to principal in the Sarasota, Fla., office of HBK CPAs & Consultants, Canfield. Smith earned his B.S. in accounting from Youngstown State University. The managing partner of HBK, Christopher M. Allegretti, concurrently announced a series of promotions in the firm’s 16 offices in Ohio, […]

Clinton A. Smith (pictured), a certified public accountant, has been promoted to principal in the Sarasota, Fla., office of HBK CPAs & Consultants, Canfield. Smith earned his B.S. in accounting from Youngstown State University. The managing partner of HBK, Christopher M. Allegretti, concurrently announced a series of promotions in the...

Public Library Exploring Main Branch Renovation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Over the next couple of months, Aimee Fifarek, executive director of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, will proceed with gathering information about a potential renovation of Main Library. At its meeting Thursday afternoon, the library’s board of trustees voted to authorize Fifarek to seek community input regarding the proposed […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Over the next couple of months, Aimee Fifarek, executive director of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, will proceed with gathering information about a potential renovation of Main Library. At its meeting Thursday afternoon, the library’s board of trustees voted to authorize Fifarek to seek...

City Announces Lower Fixed Rate for Natural Gas

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the next 12 months, city residents and small commercial customers of IGS Energy can expect to pay less for natural gas. City officials established a 12-month fixed-rate of $3.34 Mcf for natural gas program members, down from $3.50. Residents and small-business owners can expect a letter from IGS to arrive on […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the next 12 months, city residents and small commercial customers of IGS Energy can expect to pay less for natural gas. City officials established a 12-month fixed-rate of $3.34 Mcf for natural gas program members, down from $3.50. Residents and small-business owners can expect a letter...

Silly Science Sunday Going ‘Full STEAM’ Ahead

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – This year’s Silly Science Sunday promises to end with a bang. Literally, according to Ralf Urbach, senior edutainer at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. The Oh Wow staff member — better known to the pubic as “Mr. Ralf” — offered few details about what […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – This year’s Silly Science Sunday promises to end with a bang. Literally, according to Ralf Urbach, senior edutainer at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. The Oh Wow staff member -- better known to the pubic as “Mr. Ralf” --...

Penn State Shenango to Offer Recovery Specialist Training

SHARON, Pa. – Do you have a history of addiction recovery and want to help others? Penn State Shenango will host “Certified Recovery Specialist Training,” a Penn State Beaver Continuing Education course, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, beginning Oct. 6 and ending Dec. 15, in 108 Sharon Hall in downtown Sharon. An […]

SHARON, Pa. – Do you have a history of addiction recovery and want to help others? Penn State Shenango will host "Certified Recovery Specialist Training," a Penn State Beaver Continuing Education course, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, beginning Oct. 6 and ending Dec. 15, in 108 Sharon...

Tickets Now on Sale for Salem Dining Experience

SALEM, Ohio – Get a taste of Salem as 12 downtown restaurants and businesses open their doors as part of the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce’s Downtown Dining Experience. The event takes place Sept. 25 from 5 to 9 p.m. Participating in the crawl are Lib’s Market, BB Rooners, Ricky’s English Pub, Rancho Viejo, Ezio’s […]

SALEM, Ohio – Get a taste of Salem as 12 downtown restaurants and businesses open their doors as part of the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce’s Downtown Dining Experience. The event takes place Sept. 25 from 5 to 9 p.m. Participating in the crawl are Lib's Market, BB Rooners, Ricky’s...

Ohio Auditor Questions Medical Marijuana Program

State Auditor Questions Ohio Medical Marijuana Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Commerce “exceeded its authority” when it awarded additional licenses to cultivators as part of the state’s medical marijuana program. That’s just one of the mistakes found in a scathing report issued By Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office Thursday, criticizing the Commerce Department’s handling of the state’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Commerce “exceeded its authority” when it awarded additional licenses to cultivators as part of the state’s medical marijuana program. That’s just one of the mistakes found in a scathing report issued By Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office Thursday, criticizing the Commerce...