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Government: Brown, City’s Next Mayor, Beats McKinney by 162 Votes | November 8, 2017

Brown, City’s Next Mayor, Beats McKinney by 162 Votes

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Jamael “Tito” Brown is the city’s next mayor, per unofficial results reported by the Mahoning County Board of Elections last night. Brown, who defeated incumbent Mayor John McNally in the May Democratic primary, narrowly won over Sean McKinney, the city’s former building and grounds commissioner who ran as an independent. Brown received […]

Awards & Events: Youngstown Flea Hosts $1K Giveaway Contest | November 8, 2017

Youngstown Flea Hosts $1K Giveaway Contest

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Flea is sponsoring a $1,000 giveaway contest to spur economic excitement around Small Business Saturday. The event, established in 2010 by American Express, occurs the Saturday after Thanksgiving, this year on Nov. 25, and encourages people to support small, local businesses. The Youngstown Flea giveaway challenges local shops to rally up […]

Company News: Chocolate Manufacturers Satisfy Those Cravings | November 7, 2017

Chocolate Manufacturers Satisfy Those Cravings

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – One of the secrets of successful chocolate manufacturing in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys is finding that sweet spot – that balance between automation and the handcrafted production that preserves the flavor and local identity. “Technology has improved, but there’s still that handmade, homemade process,” says Angela Miller, vice president of marketing […]

Our Towns: City Club Panel Explores Divides After 2016 Election | November 7, 2017

City Club Panel Explores Divides After 2016 Election

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Despite their differences, people from New York City and residents of the Mahoning Valley have one thing in common. Both populations are concerned about the apparent divide exposed by last year’s election of Donald Trump. Monday night, Columbia University professors Raymond Horton and Bruce Usher participated in the City Club of the […]

Awards & Events: Experience a Celtic Christmas at Grove City College | November 7, 2017

Experience a Celtic Christmas at Grove City College

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Tickets are on sale to see the Irish ensemble Danú celebrate Christmas at Grove City College 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 in Ketler Auditorium on campus. Danú’s “Féile na Nollag” (a Christmas gathering) offers American audiences a taste of how the holiday is celebrated in Ireland.  Danú’s features fiddle, flutes, button accordion, percussion […]