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‘Grand Night for Singing’ Is an Enchanted Evening

By J.E. Ballantyne, Jr.YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Musical revues, once very popular, have somewhat faded from the theater scene. The Youngstown Playhouse has resurrected this type of musical, however, in its third show of their 96th season. “A Grand Night for Singing,” with songs by Rodgers & Hammerstein, takes the audience on a nostalgic tour of […]

By J.E. Ballantyne, Jr.YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Musical revues, once very popular, have somewhat faded from the theater scene. The Youngstown Playhouse has resurrected this type of musical, however, in its third show of their 96th season. "A Grand Night for Singing," with songs by Rodgers & Hammerstein, takes the audience...

PIT Will Be 1st Major Airport Powered Solely by Microgrid

By Natalie FiorilliPITTSBURGH — In the wake of several high-profile airport power outages that cancelled thousands of flights and disrupted travel plans across the country, Pittsburgh International Airport announced plans Friday to build a first-of-its-kind microgrid that will completely power the facility. The microgrid is unique because not only will it power both terminals, the […]

By Natalie FiorilliPITTSBURGH -- In the wake of several high-profile airport power outages that cancelled thousands of flights and disrupted travel plans across the country, Pittsburgh International Airport announced plans Friday to build a first-of-its-kind microgrid that will completely power the facility. The microgrid is unique because not only will...

QuickMed Opens 2nd Office in Liberty Township

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – QuickMed Urgent Care this week marked the opening of its office at 3499 Belmont Ave., the second 24/7 urgent care facility operated by the locally owned company. Joining QuickMed executives and medical practitioners at the ribbon cutting were officials from Liberty Township. The company’s flagship office is at 421 S. High St. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – QuickMed Urgent Care this week marked the opening of its office at 3499 Belmont Ave., the second 24/7 urgent care facility operated by the locally owned company. Joining QuickMed executives and medical practitioners at the ribbon cutting were officials from Liberty Township. The company's flagship office is...

YSU Williamson College Honors Outstanding Alumni

The Williamson College of Business Administration at YSU has named Dave Coy (pictured), president and general of WKBN/WYFX-TV and WYTV/MyYTV, its Outstanding Business Alumnus. Coy earned a B.S. in business administration from YSU in 1982. He was honored Oct. 4 at WCBA’s 24th annual alumni banquet. Also honored were Michael Metzinger, senior manager with HBK […]

The Williamson College of Business Administration at YSU has named Dave Coy (pictured), president and general of WKBN/WYFX-TV and WYTV/MyYTV, its Outstanding Business Alumnus. Coy earned a B.S. in business administration from YSU in 1982. He was honored Oct. 4 at WCBA's 24th annual alumni banquet. Also honored were Michael...

DeBartolo Corporation Appoints Vidmar CFO

The DeBartolo Corporation has named Pamela Vidmar its chief financial officer. Vidmar assumed the position Sept. 30 following the retirement of Tim Kaple, who served as CFO and a member of the board of directors of since 2001. He will stay involved with the organization as a consultant. “Tim has been a fixture within the […]

The DeBartolo Corporation has named Pamela Vidmar its chief financial officer. Vidmar assumed the position Sept. 30 following the retirement of Tim Kaple, who served as CFO and a member of the board of directors of since 2001. He will stay involved with the organization as a consultant. "Tim has...

Lawrence County United Way Hosts ‘Taste of the Town’

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The United Way of Lawrence County will host its 16th annual Taste of the Town fundraiser 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the New Englander Banquet Center. Students from area high schools and the Lawrence County Career & Technical Center will work with more than 15 restaurants. Among those participating are […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The United Way of Lawrence County will host its 16th annual Taste of the Town fundraiser 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the New Englander Banquet Center. Students from area high schools and the Lawrence County Career & Technical Center will work with more than 15...

UAW 1112 ‘Disappointed and Angry’; Will Vote Wednesday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — As the United Auto Workers set to vote on the tentative contract agreement with General Motors, UAW Local 1112 President Tim O’Hara says his gut feeling is the agreement will be ratified, followed by the final shuttering and sale of the GM Lordstown Complex. The union’s international wants the vote on the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- As the United Auto Workers set to vote on the tentative contract agreement with General Motors, UAW Local 1112 President Tim O’Hara says his gut feeling is the agreement will be ratified, followed by the final shuttering and sale of the GM Lordstown Complex. The union’s international...

Exiting the European Union; Commentary by Carl Rafoth

By Carl D. RafothCANFIELD, Ohio — As noted by Paul Johnson, the British historian, the European Union was formed at the behest of France and Germany. Others have stated the impetus was to forever guarantee prevention of enmity between these two historical rivals and by forming a tight coalition of what now includes 28 European […]

The author, Carl D. Rafoth, is an attorney with Friedman & Rummell Co. L.P.A., based in Canfield. By Carl D. RafothCANFIELD, Ohio -- As noted by Paul Johnson, the British historian, the European Union was formed at the behest of France and Germany. Others have stated the impetus was to...

Chaney Principal and Coach Score for the Kids

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Chaney High School principal Rob Kearns is committed to opening doors that lead his students to a successful future for their lives and careers. Football coach Chris Amill is committed to getting his athletes a college education or a certification in a skilled trade. The two are working...

Ohio Reaches 100K New Businesses in Record Time

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The month of September ended with Ohio reaching a milestone as 9,989 new entities filed to do business in the state. That brought nine-month total to 101,352, marking the first time 100,000 new entities were created before the month of October. “It’s a big milestone to reach, and to do so faster […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The month of September ended with Ohio reaching a milestone as 9,989 new entities filed to do business in the state. That brought nine-month total to 101,352, marking the first time 100,000 new entities were created before the month of October. "It's a big milestone to reach,...