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Suzie’s Asks Customers to Pay It Forward

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts is hoping to pay tribute to the life lived by a former colleague by starting a pay-it-forward campaign with the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley. Suzie’s customers can now donate a hot dog for the hungry and write a note of support with their donation being matched […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts is hoping to pay tribute to the life lived by a former colleague by starting a pay-it-forward campaign with the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley. Suzie’s customers can now donate a hot dog for the hungry and write a note of support...

Rescue Mission Celebrates Past as It Looks to the Future

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley needs a new building. After making the decision to build a new one, the organization started raising money. It doesn’t flood in and the fundraising process takes a couple of years. But the staff keep their heads up, raising money all while maintaining the Rescue […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley needs a new building. After making the decision to build a new one, the organization started raising money. It doesn’t flood in and the fundraising process takes a couple of years. But the staff keep their heads up, raising money...

Pinnacle Treatment Opens New Recovery Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Columbus-based Pinnacle Treatment Centers, in partnership with One Health Ohio, has opened a new center in Liberty Township, the company announced. The new branch, Youngstown Treatment Services, will host an open house Feb. 15 at its offices at 3622 Belmont Ave. “As the heroin epidemic continues to plague our community and the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Columbus-based Pinnacle Treatment Centers, in partnership with One Health Ohio, has opened a new center in Liberty Township, the company announced. The new branch, Youngstown Treatment Services, will host an open house Feb. 15 at its offices at 3622 Belmont Ave. “As the heroin epidemic continues to...

Adi to Be Deported; ICE Denies Stay of Removal

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Amer Adi Othman, known locally as Al Adi, is again on track to be deported from the United States back to his native Jordan, a spokesman for the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service said in an email this afternoon. Adi is the owner of the Downtown Circle Convenience & Deli. Following a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Amer Adi Othman, known locally as Al Adi, is again on track to be deported from the United States back to his native Jordan, a spokesman for the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service said in an email this afternoon. Adi is the owner of the Downtown Circle...

Pittsburgh Airport Sees 8.2% Increase in Passengers in 2017

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PITTSBURGH – Nearly nine million passengers came through Pittsburgh International Airport in 2017, an 8.2% increase over the year before, good for the largest year-over-year increase in more than a decade. In total, 8,988,016 travelers came through the airport as Spirit, Delta, OneJet and Wow Air added routes, while routes to Miami, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, […]

PITTSBURGH – Nearly nine million passengers came through Pittsburgh International Airport in 2017, an 8.2% increase over the year before, good for the largest year-over-year increase in more than a decade. In total, 8,988,016 travelers came through the airport as Spirit, Delta, OneJet and Wow Air added routes, while routes...

Someplace Safe to Take Over Warren Beatitude Facility

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Beatitude House is collaborating with Someplace Safe and Solace Center, Trumbull County’s domestic violence programs, to meet the ongoing needs of women and children in its Warren transitional housing facility. In 2016, Beatitude House was one of three area agencies to experience a cut in its federal HUD spending for transitional housing, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Beatitude House is collaborating with Someplace Safe and Solace Center, Trumbull County’s domestic violence programs, to meet the ongoing needs of women and children in its Warren transitional housing facility. In 2016, Beatitude House was one of three area agencies to experience a cut in its federal...

Needs Signs on as SOD Center Executive Director

SALEM, Ohio –  The Sustainable Opportunity Development Center, Inc., also known as SOD Center, has named Julie Needs as its new executive director with her duties starting Feb. 6. “Julie has the talent and drive to take the SOD Center successfully into the future with continued growth and prosperity for the city of Salem and […]

SALEM, Ohio –  The Sustainable Opportunity Development Center, Inc., also known as SOD Center, has named Julie Needs as its new executive director with her duties starting Feb. 6. “Julie has the talent and drive to take the SOD Center successfully into the future with continued growth and prosperity for...

Adi Remains in Prison Pending ICE Review

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Amer Adi Othman, known locally as Al Adi, remains at the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center, a week after he was taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Khaalid Walls, an ICE spokesman, reported in an email there had been “no substantive changes” in Adi’s case as of Tuesday afternoon. “The […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Amer Adi Othman, known locally as Al Adi, remains at the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center, a week after he was taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Khaalid Walls, an ICE spokesman, reported in an email there had been “no substantive changes” in Adi’s case...

Regional Chamber Announces New Board Members

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/ Warren Regional Chamber has elected four new members to its board of directors and re-appointed several directors to new terms.  The new board members are Ronald Bierman, president of Trumbull Regional Medical Center; Tricia Ferry, vice president of operations for VEC Inc.; Claudia Kovach, vice president of City Machine Technologies; […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/ Warren Regional Chamber has elected four new members to its board of directors and re-appointed several directors to new terms.  The new board members are Ronald Bierman, president of Trumbull Regional Medical Center; Tricia Ferry, vice president of operations for VEC Inc.; Claudia Kovach, vice...

Alta Receives $20K Grant for Camp Challenge

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has awarded $20,000 to Alta Care Group’s Camp Challenge, supporting improvements to the Social Center. Among the upgrades are renovations to the restrooms, a new stove and new tables and chairs, said Alta Care CEO Joseph Shorokey in a release. “Our goal is not only to improve conditions for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Foundation has awarded $20,000 to Alta Care Group’s Camp Challenge, supporting improvements to the Social Center. Among the upgrades are renovations to the restrooms, a new stove and new tables and chairs, said Alta Care CEO Joseph Shorokey in a release. “Our goal is not...