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Goodbye, iTunes: Once-Revolutionary App Gone in Mac Update

By RACHEL LERMAN and ANICK JESDANUN AP Technology Writers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It’s time to bid farewell to iTunes, the once-revolutionary program that made online music sales mainstream and effectively blunted the impact of piracy. That assumes, of course, that you still use iTunes — and many people no longer do. On iPhones, the […]

By RACHEL LERMAN and ANICK JESDANUN AP Technology Writers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It's time to bid farewell to iTunes, the once-revolutionary program that made online music sales mainstream and effectively blunted the impact of piracy. That assumes, of course, that you still use iTunes — and many people no...

Trumbull BDD Gets Grant for Employment Program

NILES, Ohio – The Trumbull County Board of Developmental Disabilities has received a $5,000 grant from the Raymond John Wean Foundation to fund the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Employment program. “We are so grateful for the Wean Foundation and this grant,” said Rick Mistovich, the board’s community employment coordinator, in a statement. “These funds will […]

NILES, Ohio – The Trumbull County Board of Developmental Disabilities has received a $5,000 grant from the Raymond John Wean Foundation to fund the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Employment program. “We are so grateful for the Wean Foundation and this grant,” said Rick Mistovich, the board’s community employment coordinator, in...

Penguin City, YCC Partner on Zombie Crawl Brew

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Penguin City Brewing Co and Youngstown Clothing Co. have collaborated on a special beer label design and seasonal beer for Downtown Youngstown’s Zombie Crawl Oct. 26. The beer is called “John Young Apple Ale.” The companies are incorporating White House Fruit Farm’s apple cider as an ingredient. “We are thrilled to be […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Penguin City Brewing Co and Youngstown Clothing Co. have collaborated on a special beer label design and seasonal beer for Downtown Youngstown’s Zombie Crawl Oct. 26. The beer is called "John Young Apple Ale." The companies are incorporating White House Fruit Farm’s apple cider as an ingredient....

HBK Marks 70 Years by Supporting Komen Foundation

CANFIELD, Ohio — In conjunction with its 70th anniversary celebration and acknowledgment of October as Breast Cancer Awareness month, HBK CPAs & Consultants is launching a firm-wide fundraiser and awareness campaign in support of the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The campaign will run from October through January 2020, and is a collaborative effort among team […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- In conjunction with its 70th anniversary celebration and acknowledgment of October as Breast Cancer Awareness month, HBK CPAs & Consultants is launching a firm-wide fundraiser and awareness campaign in support of the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The campaign will run from October through January 2020, and is...

Akron Children’s to Increase Minimum Wage to $15

AKRON, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital will increase its minimum wage for all employees to $15 per hour effective Nov. 24, the health-care system announced Thursday. The increase will also apply to all future hires, both at its hospitals in Akron and Boardman, as well as primary and specialty care offices. Employees who are currently […]

AKRON, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital will increase its minimum wage for all employees to $15 per hour effective Nov. 24, the health-care system announced Thursday. The increase will also apply to all future hires, both at its hospitals in Akron and Boardman, as well as primary and specialty care...

$6K Shark Tank Prize Could Grow to $750K

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As the finalists of the Youngstown Business Incubator’s inaugural Shark Tank event left the stage May 3, they were happy with what they walked away with: some prize money and access to the expertise of five local investors and the YBI. But in the months since, the initial prizes – $6,000 to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As the finalists of the Youngstown Business Incubator’s inaugural Shark Tank event left the stage May 3, they were happy with what they walked away with: some prize money and access to the expertise of five local investors and the YBI. But in the months since, the...

With GM Strike in 18th Day, Union Reports Progress at Ford

DETROIT (AP) — While an auto workers strike against General Motors continues in its 18th day, a top union bargainer reported that talks with Ford are going well. In a letter to union members Thursday, United Auto Workers Vice President Rory Gamble says 18 of 20 subcommittees have reached tentative agreements or are waiting for […]

DETROIT (AP) — While an auto workers strike against General Motors continues in its 18th day, a top union bargainer reported that talks with Ford are going well. In a letter to union members Thursday, United Auto Workers Vice President Rory Gamble says 18 of 20 subcommittees have reached tentative...

Sisters Supplement Careers with Retail Store

SALEM, Ohio – For sisters Kelli Miller and Kristi Johnson, a plan to “do something together” in their lives took on a new meaning last year when they decided to purchase The Supplement Station, 1139 E. Pidgeon Road in Salem. The siblings had moved from the area to pursue their chosen careers – Miller as […]

SALEM, Ohio – For sisters Kelli Miller and Kristi Johnson, a plan to “do something together” in their lives took on a new meaning last year when they decided to purchase The Supplement Station, 1139 E. Pidgeon Road in Salem. The siblings had moved from the area to pursue their...

New Bar to Open Above Liquid Blu Next Month

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new bar will open above Liquid Blu next month, one of the new venue’s owners said Tuesday.  The Thirsty Peanut will offer more of a “rustic feeling” than the first-floor venue, which is more of a nightclub, owner Vincente Turner said.  “It’s more like a dive-bar feeling,” Turner said.   Turner, who […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new bar will open above Liquid Blu next month, one of the new venue’s owners said Tuesday.  The Thirsty Peanut will offer more of a “rustic feeling” than the first-floor venue, which is more of a nightclub, owner Vincente Turner said.  “It’s more like a dive-bar...

Covelli Kicks Off Pink Ribbon Bagel Campaign

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – This year represents a special milestone for the Pink Ribbon Bagel campaign conducted annually by Covelli Enterprises at its Panera Bread cafes.  This year’s campaign, which launched Tuesday, is the 10th for the Warren-based Panera franchisee, coming just over a month after the 10th annual Panerathon. Both efforts raise funds to support […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – This year represents a special milestone for the Pink Ribbon Bagel campaign conducted annually by Covelli Enterprises at its Panera Bread cafes.  This year’s campaign, which launched Tuesday, is the 10th for the Warren-based Panera franchisee, coming just over a month after the 10th annual Panerathon. Both...