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Kufleitner Eyes December Opening for Dealership

BOARDMAN, Ohio – John Kufleitner, owner of Boardman Chrysler Jeep Dodge, asks, “How could you not have a Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Boardman, Ohio?” Kufleitner has been developing his dealership here since announcing in October 2017 he would close his Salem location. He still owns his dealership in Columbiana. During the Boardman Civic Association’s annual […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – John Kufleitner, owner of Boardman Chrysler Jeep Dodge, asks, “How could you not have a Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Boardman, Ohio?” Kufleitner has been developing his dealership here since announcing in October 2017 he would close his Salem location. He still owns his dealership in Columbiana. During...

Fundraising Professionals Honor Local Philanthropy

HOWLAND TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Association of Fundraising Professionals Mahoning-Shenango Chapter recognized philanthropic efforts throughout the five-county region Friday during the 29th annual National Philanthropy Day Awards. Nearly 300 area fundraisers, philanthropists and others turned out to recognize the honorees in eight categories during the awards luncheon at the Grand Resort in Howland. “Today is […]

HOWLAND TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- The Association of Fundraising Professionals Mahoning-Shenango Chapter recognized philanthropic efforts throughout the five-county region Friday during the 29th annual National Philanthropy Day Awards. Nearly 300 area fundraisers, philanthropists and others turned out to recognize the honorees in eight categories during the awards luncheon at the Grand...

Salvation Army Starts Annual Kettle Campaign

BOARDMAN, Ohio – For the second year in a row, Maj. Paul Moore of the Salvation Army of the Mahoning Valley was at Mr. Darby’s Antique Emporium ringing the bell as shoppers donated coins and cash into the red kettle to kick off the organization’s annual Kettle Drive. The vintage decor store has 100 vendors […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – For the second year in a row, Maj. Paul Moore of the Salvation Army of the Mahoning Valley was at Mr. Darby’s Antique Emporium ringing the bell as shoppers donated coins and cash into the red kettle to kick off the organization’s annual Kettle Drive. The vintage...

FNB Exec Forecasts Low Recession Risk for 2020

By George NelsonBOARDMAN, Ohio – A First National Bank vice president urged business and community leaders Wednesday morning to focus less on what they see on the news during the upcoming election year and more on economic fundamentals. Chris Cwiklinski, senior vice president and director of portfolio management for First...

Amphitheater Among Winners of Beautification Awards

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown Cityscape last night presented its annual Beautification Awards, honoring 18 individuals and projects ranging from the new Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre and Lincoln Knolls Community Playground to six homeowners. “Each year, we recognize the effort and the pride that those in the community display with their property. It may be a multimillion […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown Cityscape last night presented its annual Beautification Awards, honoring 18 individuals and projects ranging from the new Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre and Lincoln Knolls Community Playground to six homeowners. “Each year, we recognize the effort and the pride that those in the community display with their property....

Coleman Touts Importance of National and Local Journalism

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When asked how it is going to feel if the current political climate gets less crazy, Korva Coleman had a one-word answer: “Boring!” Speaking in the smooth and unruffled style that she demonstrates every morning on the air, the NPR newscaster addressed a couple hundred people at St. John’s Episcopal Church Thursday […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When asked how it is going to feel if the current political climate gets less crazy, Korva Coleman had a one-word answer: “Boring!” Speaking in the smooth and unruffled style that she demonstrates every morning on the air, the NPR newscaster addressed a couple hundred people at...

Quality Switch to Be Honored for ‘Excellence in Manufacturing’

Quality Switch

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Quality Switch, Newton Falls, will receive the Excellence in Manufacturing award from the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber at the Economic Forecast breakfast Nov. 13. This is the third year for the award, which focuses on a company’s longevity in business, growth, product innovation and achievement. Quality Switch was one of nine nominees. The chamber […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Quality Switch, Newton Falls, will receive the Excellence in Manufacturing award from the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber at the Economic Forecast breakfast Nov. 13. This is the third year for the award, which focuses on a company’s longevity in business, growth, product innovation and achievement. Quality Switch was...

Authors of ‘Shale Play’ to Speak at Dr. Ray Lecture

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The authors of a book of photos and poems documenting the impact of the fracking industry in Pennsylvania will speak at a free lecture on the campus of Youngstown State University. Acclaimed poet Julia Spicher Kasdorf and award-winning documentary photographer Steven Rubin are co-authors of “Shale Play: Poems and Photographs from the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The authors of a book of photos and poems documenting the impact of the fracking industry in Pennsylvania will speak at a free lecture on the campus of Youngstown State University. Acclaimed poet Julia Spicher Kasdorf and award-winning documentary photographer Steven Rubin are co-authors of "Shale Play:...

Shenango Chamber to Honor Hinkson, Sharon Robotics

SHARON, Pa. — The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will honor Hermitage city manager Gary Hinkson as Shenango Valley Business Ambassador of the Year at the chamber’s annual dinner. The event will be held Nov. 6 at Park Inn by Radisson, West Middlesex. A social hour will begin at 5 p.m., with dinner at 6 […]

SHARON, Pa. -- The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will honor Hermitage city manager Gary Hinkson as Shenango Valley Business Ambassador of the Year at the chamber’s annual dinner. The event will be held Nov. 6 at Park Inn by Radisson, West Middlesex. A social hour will begin at 5...

DeBartolo York, Edwards Honored for Courage

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Denise DeBartolo York, owner and co-chair of the San Francisco 49ers, does not think she’s “that terribly creative” or “courageous,” she said. However, the resources her parents gave her and the example they set have been the biggest blessings in her life, she said. “They blessed me so that I could bless […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Denise DeBartolo York, owner and co-chair of the San Francisco 49ers, does not think she’s “that terribly creative” or “courageous,” she said. However, the resources her parents gave her and the example they set have been the biggest blessings in her life, she said. “They blessed me...