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Boardman Park Does More with Less, Report Finds

BOARDMAN, Ohio – In comparison to parks nationwide, Boardman Park has kept operating costs low while expanding its offerings, park Executive Director Dan Slagle announced this morning. Citing the National Recreation and Park Association’s 2017 database report, Slagle said in a release the park is operating “in a very effective and efficient manner when compared […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – In comparison to parks nationwide, Boardman Park has kept operating costs low while expanding its offerings, park Executive Director Dan Slagle announced this morning. Citing the National Recreation and Park Association’s 2017 database report, Slagle said in a release the park is operating “in a very effective...

Bernard-Daniels Celebrates 100 Years of Building Business

CANFIELD, Ohio – At the start of construction season, Mike Young ran out of plywood while building a family-room addition onto a home. Young, owner of Mike Young Construction in Berlin Center, called Bernard-Daniels Lumber Co. and asked for a same-day delivery. He was told that all the truck drivers were busy delivering to other […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – At the start of construction season, Mike Young ran out of plywood while building a family-room addition onto a home. Young, owner of Mike Young Construction in Berlin Center, called Bernard-Daniels Lumber Co. and asked for a same-day delivery. He was told that all the truck drivers...

Beatitude House Launches Redesigned Website

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Beatitude House has launched an updated website that improves functionality and makes information on the site easier to access. One of the biggest changes, said co-director Teresa Boyce in a release, is to the donation and ticket purchase pages, which previously required visitors to go to third-party sites that often included fees. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Beatitude House has launched an updated website that improves functionality and makes information on the site easier to access. One of the biggest changes, said co-director Teresa Boyce in a release, is to the donation and ticket purchase pages, which previously required visitors to go to third-party...

B&B Alleges Former President Took Kickbacks

B&B Contracting Alleges Former President Took Kickbacks

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A lawsuit filed in July by B&B Contractors and Developers Inc. alleges that its former president engaged in a pattern of corrupt activity that included demanding kickbacks from subcontractors over a period of 10 years. According to papers filed in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court July 20, the company alleges that former […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A lawsuit filed in July by B&B Contractors and Developers Inc. alleges that its former president engaged in a pattern of corrupt activity that included demanding kickbacks from subcontractors over a period of 10 years. According to papers filed in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court July 20,...

VLT Wagers at Racino Total $102M in August

VLT Play at Austintown Racino Hits $1.14B

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Video lottery terminal wagers at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in August topped $100 million for the second consecutive month and for the fourth time since its opening nearly four years ago. VLT wagers totaled $102.33 million last month, edging out July’s $102.19 million for the third-highest month since the […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Video lottery terminal wagers at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in August topped $100 million for the second consecutive month and for the fourth time since its opening nearly four years ago. VLT wagers totaled $102.33 million last month, edging out July’s $102.19 million for...

CarbLess Craze Café Feeds Those with Diet Restrictions

CarbLess Craze Café Feeds Those with Diet Restrictions

BOARDMAN, Ohio – A couple of years ago, Ammie Perez recalls feeling unhealthy and sick from being overweight. To curb her sickness, she began participating in the Atkins diet. “I started eating no carbs. I cut all sugar and soda out. I started drinking more water and I lost over 80 pounds,” she said. “While […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – A couple of years ago, Ammie Perez recalls feeling unhealthy and sick from being overweight. To curb her sickness, she began participating in the Atkins diet. “I started eating no carbs. I cut all sugar and soda out. I started drinking more water and I lost over...

Mahoning Valley Water Expands to Second Location

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio — On Sept. 10, Mahoning Valley Water will officially open its second location at 229 S. Salem Warren Road here. The timing is perfect as the 32-year-old company is enjoying an unexpected boom in business. “In the last five to six months, it’s been very good. We’ve noticed a definite pick up […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio -- On Sept. 10, Mahoning Valley Water will officially open its second location at 229 S. Salem Warren Road here. The timing is perfect as the 32-year-old company is enjoying an unexpected boom in business. “In the last five to six months, it’s been very good. We’ve...

Shorkey Auto Group Sees Bright Future in Austintown

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – If the first full month’s sales are any indication, Jim Shorkey Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is in for a long, prosperous run in the Mahoning Valley, says one of the group’s principals. “We sold and delivered 125 new vehicles during the month of August,” reports Jim Shorkey III, co-owner of the Shorkey […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – If the first full month’s sales are any indication, Jim Shorkey Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is in for a long, prosperous run in the Mahoning Valley, says one of the group’s principals. “We sold and delivered 125 new vehicles during the month of August,” reports Jim Shorkey...

New Boardman Panera Prepares for Opening

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Covelli Enterprises expects to open its new Boardman Panera Bread bakery-café the week of Sept. 17, a company official said Thursday. The new bakery-café, at 7121 South Ave. near Giant Eagle and Ashley Furniture, is just east of the former Shops at Boardman Park location, which closed Aug. 24. The Shops at […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Covelli Enterprises expects to open its new Boardman Panera Bread bakery-café the week of Sept. 17, a company official said Thursday. The new bakery-café, at 7121 South Ave. near Giant Eagle and Ashley Furniture, is just east of the former Shops at Boardman Park location, which closed...

RedHead Wine Expands Retail Distribution

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – RedHead Wine’s winemaker is pleased with how her partnership with the Walmart retail chain is working out. Now Marisa Sergi, the CEO of Lowellville-based RedHead Brands Wine, is sharing the story of that relationship with other communities to promote Walmart’s Investing in American Jobs Initiative, even as she prepares to expand her […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – RedHead Wine’s winemaker is pleased with how her partnership with the Walmart retail chain is working out. Now Marisa Sergi, the CEO of Lowellville-based RedHead Brands Wine, is sharing the story of that relationship with other communities to promote Walmart’s Investing in American Jobs Initiative, even as...