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TJX Rezoning Hearing Set for This Morning

TJX Rezoning Hearing Set for This Morning

WARREN, Ohio – Defendants in the complaint filed by opponents of a Lordstown zone change urged a Trumbull County common pleas judge to dismiss the complaint. In separate filings ahead of this morning’s hearing, the village of Lordstown and the state of Ohio called on Judge Peter Kontos to dismiss the Aug. 22 complaint filed […]

WARREN, Ohio – Defendants in the complaint filed by opponents of a Lordstown zone change urged a Trumbull County common pleas judge to dismiss the complaint. In separate filings ahead of this morning’s hearing, the village of Lordstown and the state of Ohio called on Judge Peter Kontos to dismiss...

B&B Alleges Former President Took Kickbacks

B&B Contracting Alleges Former President Took Kickbacks

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A lawsuit filed in July by B&B Contractors and Developers Inc. alleges that its former president engaged in a pattern of corrupt activity that included demanding kickbacks from subcontractors over a period of 10 years. According to papers filed in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court July 20, the company alleges that former […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A lawsuit filed in July by B&B Contractors and Developers Inc. alleges that its former president engaged in a pattern of corrupt activity that included demanding kickbacks from subcontractors over a period of 10 years. According to papers filed in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court July 20,...

BBB Hosts ‘Operating with a Millennial Mind’ Oct. 3

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Better Business Bureau of Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties will host a seminar Oct. 3 on how to market to millennials. The lunch seminar, led by 898 Marketing owner Jeff Ryznar, will focus on who millennials are, how to hire them and how to sell to them. Ryznar has worked in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Better Business Bureau of Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties will host a seminar Oct. 3 on how to market to millennials. The lunch seminar, led by 898 Marketing owner Jeff Ryznar, will focus on who millennials are, how to hire them and how to sell to...

FNB Named ‘Top Workplace’ for Eighth Straight Year

PITTSBURGH – First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corp., has been named a 2018 Greater Pittsburgh Area Top Workplace in the large-sized company category, marking the company’s eighth consecutive year on the list distributed by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Inclusion in the top workplaces ranking is determined solely by employee feedback compiled by an […]

PITTSBURGH – First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corp., has been named a 2018 Greater Pittsburgh Area Top Workplace in the large-sized company category, marking the company's eighth consecutive year on the list distributed by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Inclusion in the top workplaces ranking is determined solely by...

Merger Gives YWCA Mahoning Valley Greater Impact

Merger Gives YWCA Mahoning Valley Greater Impact

By Jeremy Lydic YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- After more than a century of serving the needs of women in their respective cities, the YWCAs of Youngstown and Warren merged in May to form the YWCA Mahoning Valley – and that combination is already having a big impact. Pending a formal application...

7 17 Credit Union Launches Financial Education Blog

WARREN, Ohio – 7 17 Credit Union launches Financial Fundamentals, a financial education blog, which offers helpful tips, articles and ideas crafted to help members confidently and successfully navigate their financial future. The blog covers topics such as budgeting advice, financial planning for life events, scam alerts, credit union news and information from KOFE (Knowledge […]

WARREN, Ohio – 7 17 Credit Union launches Financial Fundamentals, a financial education blog, which offers helpful tips, articles and ideas crafted to help members confidently and successfully navigate their financial future. The blog covers topics such as budgeting advice, financial planning for life events, scam alerts, credit union news...

Akron Children’s Featured in Parents Magazine

AKRON, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital is featured in Parents magazine as one of the 20 “most innovative children’s hospitals” in the United States. The online story is published at Parents.com/hospitals and will be featured in the October print edition of the magazine. The designation, based on a comprehensive survey sent to members of the […]

AKRON, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital is featured in Parents magazine as one of the 20 “most innovative children’s hospitals” in the United States. The online story is published at Parents.com/hospitals and will be featured in the October print edition of the magazine. The designation, based on a comprehensive survey...

Rebuilding Sharon, Block by Block

SHARON, Pa. – Jim Landino has a confession: the polka dots were his idea. The polka dots are painted on a 1,200-pound coffee cup atop Lulu Beans Café & Coffee House, housed in one of the buildings Landino owns in downtown Sharon. His reasoning is simple. He wants children to urge their parents to bring […]

SHARON, Pa. – Jim Landino has a confession: the polka dots were his idea. The polka dots are painted on a 1,200-pound coffee cup atop Lulu Beans Café & Coffee House, housed in one of the buildings Landino owns in downtown Sharon. His reasoning is simple. He wants children to...

VLT Wagers at Racino Total $102M in August

VLT Play at Austintown Racino Hits $1.14B

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Video lottery terminal wagers at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in August topped $100 million for the second consecutive month and for the fourth time since its opening nearly four years ago. VLT wagers totaled $102.33 million last month, edging out July’s $102.19 million for the third-highest month since the […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Video lottery terminal wagers at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in August topped $100 million for the second consecutive month and for the fourth time since its opening nearly four years ago. VLT wagers totaled $102.33 million last month, edging out July’s $102.19 million for...

Brown Defends Ryan in Response to DePizzo Letter

Brown Defends Ryan in Response to Chris DePizzo

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mayor Jamael Tito Brown fired back at Republican congressional candidate Chris DePizzo over the weekend over his response to the mayor’s Aug. 30 letter to President Donald Trump. In his letter to DePizzo, dated Sept. 8, Brown also defended incumbent U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s effort to promote economic growth locally, and warned little […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mayor Jamael Tito Brown fired back at Republican congressional candidate Chris DePizzo over the weekend over his response to the mayor’s Aug. 30 letter to President Donald Trump. In his letter to DePizzo, dated Sept. 8, Brown also defended incumbent U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s effort to promote economic...