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CarbLess Craze Café Feeds Those with Diet Restrictions

CarbLess Craze Café Feeds Those with Diet Restrictions

BOARDMAN, Ohio – A couple of years ago, Ammie Perez recalls feeling unhealthy and sick from being overweight. To curb her sickness, she began participating in the Atkins diet. “I started eating no carbs. I cut all sugar and soda out. I started drinking more water and I lost over 80 pounds,” she said. “While […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – A couple of years ago, Ammie Perez recalls feeling unhealthy and sick from being overweight. To curb her sickness, she began participating in the Atkins diet. “I started eating no carbs. I cut all sugar and soda out. I started drinking more water and I lost over...

Tariffs, Interest Rates Cause Execs to Rein in Optimsim

NEW YORK – Executives are reining in their optimism about the economy for the second quarter in a row, according to the America Institute of CPAs’ Economic Outlook Survey, as concerns set in about the impact of tariffs and rising interest rates. In the quarterly survey, 69% of executives said they’re optimistic about the economy […]

NEW YORK – Executives are reining in their optimism about the economy for the second quarter in a row, according to the America Institute of CPAs’ Economic Outlook Survey, as concerns set in about the impact of tariffs and rising interest rates. In the quarterly survey, 69% of executives said...

Region’s First Marijuana Processing Licenses Awarded

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A provisional medical marijuana processor’s license has been awarded to an East Liverpool company that had earlier been approved for a dispensary. FarmaceuticalRX LLC was granted one of the 40 provisional processor licenses that state intends to distribute as it rolls out its medical marijuana program. Eleven licenses have been issued since […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A provisional medical marijuana processor’s license has been awarded to an East Liverpool company that had earlier been approved for a dispensary. FarmaceuticalRX LLC was granted one of the 40 provisional processor licenses that state intends to distribute as it rolls out its medical marijuana program. Eleven...

HD Davis, Business Journal Host Free Tax Reform Webinar

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Since President Donald J. Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 into law last December, the debate over its benefits to business has been ongoing – and changing. From tax rate changes and deductions to exemption rules, the tax reform affects everyone, says Tim Petrey, managing partner at HD Davis […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Since President Donald J. Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 into law last December, the debate over its benefits to business has been ongoing – and changing. From tax rate changes and deductions to exemption rules, the tax reform affects everyone, says Tim Petrey,...

Westminster in Top 30% of Nation’s Colleges

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education have ranked Westminster College No. 281 on their 2019 list of the county’s best colleges. The ranking puts the college in New Wilmington, Pa., among the top 30% nationally. Schools are graded on resources, engagement, outcomes and environment. “The deeply experiential, collaborative education […]

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education have ranked Westminster College No. 281 on their 2019 list of the county’s best colleges. The ranking puts the college in New Wilmington, Pa., among the top 30% nationally. Schools are graded on resources, engagement, outcomes and environment....

United Way Day of Caring Brings Out 1,000 Volunteers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Becky Wessel wasn’t going to let a torn meniscus prevent her from participating in this year’s United Way Day of Caring. On crutches because of the injury she incurred while training for a race, the commercial operations officer for Home Savings Bank in Youngstown went from house to house with her coworkers […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Becky Wessel wasn’t going to let a torn meniscus prevent her from participating in this year’s United Way Day of Caring. On crutches because of the injury she incurred while training for a race, the commercial operations officer for Home Savings Bank in Youngstown went from house...

Bozanich Enters Not Guilty Plea

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Former city finance director David Bozanich has waived his arraignment and entered a written plea of not guilty to state charges of public corruption and bribery, according to the Mahoning County Court of Common Pleas. Bozanich, 61, was booked in Mahoning County Jail at 11:05 a.m. today, according to jail commander Ken […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Former city finance director David Bozanich has waived his arraignment and entered a written plea of not guilty to state charges of public corruption and bribery, according to the Mahoning County Court of Common Pleas. Bozanich, 61, was booked in Mahoning County Jail at 11:05 a.m. today,...

Official Counts Show Enrollment Up at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Enrollment is up at Youngstown State University, according to the official preliminary counts taken on the 14th day of the semester. Overall headcount enrollment increased 0.4% from 12,644 last fall semester to 12,696 this fall semester. Full-time equivalent enrollment increased 1.3% to 10,566. It is the third consecutive full-time equivalent increase, up […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Enrollment is up at Youngstown State University, according to the official preliminary counts taken on the 14th day of the semester. Overall headcount enrollment increased 0.4% from 12,644 last fall semester to 12,696 this fall semester. Full-time equivalent enrollment increased 1.3% to 10,566. It is the third...

Mahoning Valley Water Expands to Second Location

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio — On Sept. 10, Mahoning Valley Water will officially open its second location at 229 S. Salem Warren Road here. The timing is perfect as the 32-year-old company is enjoying an unexpected boom in business. “In the last five to six months, it’s been very good. We’ve noticed a definite pick up […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio -- On Sept. 10, Mahoning Valley Water will officially open its second location at 229 S. Salem Warren Road here. The timing is perfect as the 32-year-old company is enjoying an unexpected boom in business. “In the last five to six months, it’s been very good. We’ve...

Music Fills Downtown for City of You Festival

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The inaugural two-day City of You Festival kicks off tonight in downtown Youngstown with a performance by DJ E-V, followed by a concert Saturday by four-time Grammy winner Karen Clark-Sheard. Admission for each day is $5. As part of Youngstown State University’s Y Day Friday campaign, admission Sept. 7 is free to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The inaugural two-day City of You Festival kicks off tonight in downtown Youngstown with a performance by DJ E-V, followed by a concert Saturday by four-time Grammy winner Karen Clark-Sheard. Admission for each day is $5. As part of Youngstown State University’s Y Day Friday campaign, admission...