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Kiko Jr. Follows Father into OAA Hall of Fame

Russell T. Kiko Jr. was inducted into the Ohio Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame during the trade group’s annual conference earlier this month in Columbus. Kiko is a member of the family that owns and operates Kiko Company, a real estate and auction company based in Canton. He has been a full-time acutioneer since 1978. […]

Russell T. Kiko Jr. was inducted into the Ohio Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame during the trade group's annual conference earlier this month in Columbus. Kiko is a member of the family that owns and operates Kiko Company, a real estate and auction company based in Canton. He has been...

YSU Prof Presents ‘Best Paper’ at Software Conference

Feng ‘George’ Yu, associate professor, computer science and information systems at Youngstown State University, is one of the authors of a research paper that won the best paper award at the peer-reviewed 28th International Conference on Software Engineering and Data Engineering in San Diego. Yu, who presented the paper at the conference, authored the paper with David […]

Feng 'George' Yu, associate professor, computer science and information systems at Youngstown State University, is one of the authors of a research paper that won the best paper award at the peer-reviewed 28th International Conference on Software Engineering and Data Engineering in San Diego. Yu, who presented the paper at the conference,...

Grove City Prof Takes Lead at BEST Robotics

Mike W. Bright, professor and chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Grove City College, has been named president of the BEST Robotics Inc. board of directors. BEST is a national robotics competition for middle- and high school students. Bright began the Grove City College hub for BEST Robotics competition in 2010. Since […]

Mike W. Bright, professor and chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Grove City College, has been named president of the BEST Robotics Inc. board of directors. BEST is a national robotics competition for middle- and high school students. Bright began the Grove City College hub for BEST...

Dignan Takes Helm at Center for Materials Recycling

James Dignan has been named president of the Center for Environmentally Responsible Materials Recycling. The center plans to build an R&D center in Youngstown that would study end-of-life hydrocarbon materials, such as as plastics, electronics scrap, tires and medical and municipal waste, and reuse for commercial purposes. “I am excited to join CERMR to help develop […]

James Dignan has been named president of the Center for Environmentally Responsible Materials Recycling. The center plans to build an R&D center in Youngstown that would study end-of-life hydrocarbon materials, such as as plastics, electronics scrap, tires and medical and municipal waste, and reuse for commercial purposes. "I am excited to...

BSA Promotes Brkic to Field Service Director

John Brkic has been promoted to the position of director of field service within the Great Trail Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Brkic will manage all field operations in Mahoning, Medina, Northern Wayne, Portage, Summit and Trumbull counties while also managing marketing and communications for the council. He has worked for the Boy […]

John Brkic has been promoted to the position of director of field service within the Great Trail Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Brkic will manage all field operations in Mahoning, Medina, Northern Wayne, Portage, Summit and Trumbull counties while also managing marketing and communications for the council. He...

Solanki Joins Staff at Trumbull Medical Center

Trumbull Regional Medical Center and Steward Medical Group began 2020 by welcoming Dr. P.Y. Solanki to the staff. Solanki is board-certified in internal medicine and has clinical interest in geriatric and adolescent medicine, diabetes and osteoporosis screening. He earned his medical degree from Vaishampayan Memorial Medical College in Solapur, India, and completed a residency in […]

Trumbull Regional Medical Center and Steward Medical Group began 2020 by welcoming Dr. P.Y. Solanki to the staff. Solanki is board-certified in internal medicine and has clinical interest in geriatric and adolescent medicine, diabetes and osteoporosis screening. He earned his medical degree from Vaishampayan Memorial Medical College in Solapur, India,...

Dellick Named Trustee of Juvenile Court Association

Judge Theresa Dellick of the Mahoning County Juvenile Court began a two-year term Jan. 1 as a trustee for the Ohio Association of Juvenile Court Judges. As trustee, Dellick represents Mahoning, Columbiana, Carroll, Holmes, Coshocton, Muskingum, Guernsey, Tuscarawas, Stark, Harrison, Belmont and Jefferson counties. The OAJCJ promotes the common business interests of Ohio juvenile court […]

Judge Theresa Dellick of the Mahoning County Juvenile Court began a two-year term Jan. 1 as a trustee for the Ohio Association of Juvenile Court Judges. As trustee, Dellick represents Mahoning, Columbiana, Carroll, Holmes, Coshocton, Muskingum, Guernsey, Tuscarawas, Stark, Harrison, Belmont and Jefferson counties. The OAJCJ promotes the common business...

East High Coach Honored for ‘Making a Difference’

Tanisha Franklin, head coach of the East High School Lady Golden Bears basketball team, was awarded the “Making a Difference Award” by City Kids Care Inc. The organization provides community programming aimed at making a positive difference in the lives of children. “It’s an honor to receive a community award because you are recognized by […]

Tanisha Franklin, head coach of the East High School Lady Golden Bears basketball team, was awarded the “Making a Difference Award” by City Kids Care Inc. The organization provides community programming aimed at making a positive difference in the lives of children. “It’s an honor to receive a community award...

Will-Burt Names Lewin CEO, President, Director

The Will-Burt Company, Orrville, has appointed Richard J. Lewin as CEO, president and a member of the board of directors. Lewin succeeds retiring CEO Jeffry O. Evans, who has led the company since 2002. Will-Burt designs, manufactures and sells mobile elevation solutions. Lewin has spent 10 years at the company in a variety of roles, […]

The Will-Burt Company, Orrville, has appointed Richard J. Lewin as CEO, president and a member of the board of directors. Lewin succeeds retiring CEO Jeffry O. Evans, who has led the company since 2002. Will-Burt designs, manufactures and sells mobile elevation solutions. Lewin has spent 10 years at the company...

Amerifirst Home Mortgage Adds Miller to Staff

Amerifirst Home Mortgage, Poland, recently hired Bradley Miller as a loan originator. Miller, a native of Salem, also is a professional golfer, a designation he earned in 2016. He graduated from Kent State University with a degree in business administration. His professional golf career led him to Palm Harbor, Fla., where he picked up numerous […]

Amerifirst Home Mortgage, Poland, recently hired Bradley Miller as a loan originator. Miller, a native of Salem, also is a professional golfer, a designation he earned in 2016. He graduated from Kent State University with a degree in business administration. His professional golf career led him to Palm Harbor, Fla.,...