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Garmier First in Ohio to Earn Support Group Certification

Tara Garmier, director of Memory Lane at the Crandall Medical Center at Copeland Oaks in Sebring, is the first professional in Ohio to be certified by the National Council for Certified Dementia Practitioners as a dementia support group facilitator. And she is one of only three people in the United States to have earned the […]

Tara Garmier, director of Memory Lane at the Crandall Medical Center at Copeland Oaks in Sebring, is the first professional in Ohio to be certified by the National Council for Certified Dementia Practitioners as a dementia support group facilitator. And she is one of only three people in the United...

LaRocca Named ‘Club Executive of the Year’

Youngstown native Richard LaRocca, general manager of The Country Club of Orlando in Orlando, Fla., was named the 2017 Club Executive of the Year by Club Management magazine. LaRocca attended Cardinal Mooney High School while working his first job as a caddy at the Youngstown Country Club. A 1984 graduate of Youngstown State University, he […]

Youngstown native Richard LaRocca, general manager of The Country Club of Orlando in Orlando, Fla., was named the 2017 Club Executive of the Year by Club Management magazine. LaRocca attended Cardinal Mooney High School while working his first job as a caddy at the Youngstown Country Club. A 1984 graduate...

Stamp Installed as Director of Realtors Group

Barb Stamp, a realtor with the Salem office of Northwood Realty Services, recently was installed as a director for the Beaver Creek Area Association of Realtors.  The association was formed in 1941 as the East Liverpool Board of Realtors and changed its named to Beaver Creek Area in 2001. It serves 125 real estate agents […]

Barb Stamp, a realtor with the Salem office of Northwood Realty Services, recently was installed as a director for the Beaver Creek Area Association of Realtors.  The association was formed in 1941 as the East Liverpool Board of Realtors and changed its named to Beaver Creek Area in 2001. It...

Regional Chamber Elects 4 to Board of Directors

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 members are Claudia Kovach (pictured), vice president of City Machine Technologies; Tricia Ferry, vice president of operations for VEC Inc.; and Michael Schrock, Mahoning Valley regional president for Chemical Bank. Re-appointed […]

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 members are Claudia Kovach (pictured), vice president of City Machine Technologies; Tricia Ferry, vice president of operations for VEC Inc.; and Michael Schrock, Mahoning Valley regional...

Salem Chamber Adds 6 Members to Its Board

The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce recently installed six new members to its board of directors. They include William Dawes (pictured) from Fairway Independent Mortgage Co., Jennifer Corvino from Community Hospice, Chris Harn from D.T. Moore & Co., Matt Joing from Butech-Bliss Inc., Ryan Royce from Adamson Veterinary Services and Kate Oesch of Northwood Realty […]

The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce recently installed six new members to its board of directors. They include William Dawes (pictured) from Fairway Independent Mortgage Co., Jennifer Corvino from Community Hospice, Chris Harn from D.T. Moore & Co., Matt Joing from Butech-Bliss Inc., Ryan Royce from Adamson Veterinary Services and...

Thiel Hires Hummel to Direct Alumni Relations

Thiel College has named 1983 graduate David Hummel director of alumni relations. Hummel joins Thiel after a 35-year career that spanned private and government accounting work as well as real estate. In announcing Hummel’s appointment, the college said he will be a key figure in the development of an alumni and career engagement center, which […]

Thiel College has named 1983 graduate David Hummel director of alumni relations. Hummel joins Thiel after a 35-year career that spanned private and government accounting work as well as real estate. In announcing Hummel's appointment, the college said he will be a key figure in the development of an alumni...

Stricklin Elected to BBB Board of Directors

Sue Stricklin was recently elected to the board of directors for the Better Business Bureau of the Mahoning Valley. Stricklin is senior vice president of marketing for Simon Roofing, a BBB Accredited Business headquartered in Boardman. Her responsibilities with the company include providing strategic direction and overseeing the development of marketing programs to support corporate […]

Sue Stricklin was recently elected to the board of directors for the Better Business Bureau of the Mahoning Valley. Stricklin is senior vice president of marketing for Simon Roofing, a BBB Accredited Business headquartered in Boardman. Her responsibilities with the company include providing strategic direction and overseeing the development of...

Clouser to Direct Akron Children’s Hospital NICU

Dr. Barbara Clouser has joined Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley as regional director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. She will oversee Akron Children’s NICU at St. Elizabeth Hospital Boardman, the special care nursery at Akron Children’s Beeghly campus and the special care nursery at St. Joseph Hospital Warren. Clouser most recently served as director […]

Dr. Barbara Clouser has joined Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley as regional director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. She will oversee Akron Children's NICU at St. Elizabeth Hospital Boardman, the special care nursery at Akron Children's Beeghly campus and the special care nursery at St. Joseph Hospital Warren. Clouser...

DeGenaro Appointed to Ohio Supreme Court

7th District Court of Appeals Judge Mary DeGenaro was named Jan. 25 to the Ohio Supreme Court by Gov. John R. Kasich. She will replace Justice William O’Neill who is running for governor. DeGenaro will serve until his term expires Jan. 1, 2019. She earned a B.A. degree from Youngstown State University in 1983 and […]

7th District Court of Appeals Judge Mary DeGenaro was named Jan. 25 to the Ohio Supreme Court by Gov. John R. Kasich. She will replace Justice William O'Neill who is running for governor. DeGenaro will serve until his term expires Jan. 1, 2019. She earned a B.A. degree from Youngstown...

Needs to Head Salem Opportunity Development Center

Julie Needs has been named executive director of the Salem Area Sustainable Opportunity Development Center effective Feb. 6. She replaces Michael Mancuso who has resigned to accept a position in South Carolina. Needs, manager of the Salem branch of Home Savings Bank, is a native of New Galilee Pa., and a graduate of Beaver Falls […]

Julie Needs has been named executive director of the Salem Area Sustainable Opportunity Development Center effective Feb. 6. She replaces Michael Mancuso who has resigned to accept a position in South Carolina. Needs, manager of the Salem branch of Home Savings Bank, is a native of New Galilee Pa., and...