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Valley Little Melodies Named Top Program by Kindermusik

CANFIELD, Ohio – Valley Little Melodies, an early-childhood music specialist in Canfield, has been named a Top Program by Kindermusik International, a global provider of music education for infants and young children. The award recognizes the top 200 of the 5,000 Kindermusik programs around the world. Since 2017, Valley Little Melodies owner Cara Vernal has […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Valley Little Melodies, an early-childhood music specialist in Canfield, has been named a Top Program by Kindermusik International, a global provider of music education for infants and young children. The award recognizes the top 200 of the 5,000 Kindermusik programs around the world. Since 2017, Valley Little...

Sharon Robotics Team Takes Second at Lego Contest

SHARON, Pa. – The Sharon Tiger Techs robotics team took home the second-place Champions Award at the First Lego League North American Robotics Tournament after competing against 68 teams from around the world. The award is given to the top two teams in the contest in the Robot Game and Project categories, along with commitment […]

SHARON, Pa. – The Sharon Tiger Techs robotics team took home the second-place Champions Award at the First Lego League North American Robotics Tournament after competing against 68 teams from around the world. The award is given to the top two teams in the contest in the Robot Game and...

R.G. Steel to Add Coating Business, 65 Jobs

PULASKI, Pa. – A company that manufactures guardrails, steel posts and sign supports used along roads and highways says it will add a new coating operation and create another 65 jobs. R.G. Steel Corp. said it wants to construct a 50,000-square-foot facility under a new sister company, R.G. Coatings LLC.  The new plant will allow […]

PULASKI, Pa. – A company that manufactures guardrails, steel posts and sign supports used along roads and highways says it will add a new coating operation and create another 65 jobs. R.G. Steel Corp. said it wants to construct a 50,000-square-foot facility under a new sister company, R.G. Coatings LLC. ...

Ryan Introduces Bill to Establish Chief Manufacturing Officer

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan has introduced a bill that would create the position of U.S. Chief Manufacturing Officer, which would coordinate manufacturing policies and activities across government. The officer would also develop a national manufacturing strategy to “establish a clear path for growth in the manufacturing sector,” said Ryan, D-13 Ohio, in […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan has introduced a bill that would create the position of U.S. Chief Manufacturing Officer, which would coordinate manufacturing policies and activities across government. The officer would also develop a national manufacturing strategy to “establish a clear path for growth in the manufacturing sector,”...

YSU ‘Pays it Forward’ to Flying High Inc.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — This spring, Students from the Student Nonprofit Leadership Organization at Youngstown State University got first-hand experience in philanthropy through the Pay It Forward: Student Philanthropy Initiative, presenting Flying High Inc. with $3,000. The funds will be put toward a new greenhouse and chicken coop for Flying High’s Grow Urban Farm, which improves […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- This spring, Students from the Student Nonprofit Leadership Organization at Youngstown State University got first-hand experience in philanthropy through the Pay It Forward: Student Philanthropy Initiative, presenting Flying High Inc. with $3,000. The funds will be put toward a new greenhouse and chicken coop for Flying High's...

Travel Agents Help Plan Perfect Getaways

Palazzo Travel

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Thanks to the internet, vacationing is easier than ever. New destinations and experiences can be found easily through Instagram. Hotel rooms aren’t the only place to sleep with the rise of sites such as Airbnb. And if you’re looking for an airplane ticket, then you have the pick of the litter when […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Thanks to the internet, vacationing is easier than ever. New destinations and experiences can be found easily through Instagram. Hotel rooms aren’t the only place to sleep with the rise of sites such as Airbnb. And if you’re looking for an airplane ticket, then you have the...

Hometown Pharmacy Solutions Keeps It Local

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — It will be 20 years this June since Wanda Mrozek left her job at a big-box pharmacy to open The Hometown Pharmacy inside Joseph’s Marketplace at 2716 Mercer Road in New Castle, Pa. The first store took a $26,000 investment, recalls her husband, Garry Mrozek, CEO of Hometown Pharmacy Solutions.  And while […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- It will be 20 years this June since Wanda Mrozek left her job at a big-box pharmacy to open The Hometown Pharmacy inside Joseph’s Marketplace at 2716 Mercer Road in New Castle, Pa. The first store took a $26,000 investment, recalls her husband, Garry Mrozek, CEO of...

Library Hires Community Support Specialist

Shari Buchmann, Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The need to connect library patrons with resources beyond the library’s stacks or its computers drove the launch of a new pilot program at the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County. The library system recently hired Shari Buchmann, a licensed social worker, as its first community support specialist, a position funded […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The need to connect library patrons with resources beyond the library’s stacks or its computers drove the launch of a new pilot program at the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County. The library system recently hired Shari Buchmann, a licensed social worker, as its first community...

Ryan, RNC Spar Over Missed House Votes

Tim Ryan

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan fired back Wednesday afternoon at a Republican National Committee statement that criticized his voting record as he pursues the Democratic presidential nomination. Citing tracking by ProPublica, the statement issued Wednesday morning by RNC regional communications director Mandi Merritt charges that Ryan, D-13 Ohio, has missed 70 votes, or […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan fired back Wednesday afternoon at a Republican National Committee statement that criticized his voting record as he pursues the Democratic presidential nomination. Citing tracking by ProPublica, the statement issued Wednesday morning by RNC regional communications director Mandi Merritt charges that Ryan, D-13 Ohio,...

Friedman & Rummell Law Firm Celebrates Centenary

CANFIELD, Ohio — At Friedman & Rummell Co. LPA, it’s all in the name. Set to celebrate 100 years in Mahoning County, the business name has never changed, and for good reason, according to attorney James “Jamie” Dietz. “Even though some faces have changed here over the years, we have never felt the need or […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- At Friedman & Rummell Co. LPA, it’s all in the name. Set to celebrate 100 years in Mahoning County, the business name has never changed, and for good reason, according to attorney James “Jamie” Dietz. “Even though some faces have changed here over the years, we have...