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Baird Honored by Ohio School Boards Association

Carol Baird, a retired administrator with the Youngstown City School District, was named Administrator of the Year at the recent conference of the Ohio School Boards Association  Northeast Region. Baird served the city schools for 45 years. She created the district’s gifted and talented programs, revived its strings program and strengthened its arts and music […]

Carol Baird, a retired administrator with the Youngstown City School District, was named Administrator of the Year at the recent conference of the Ohio School Boards Association  Northeast Region. Baird served the city schools for 45 years. She created the district's gifted and talented programs, revived its strings program and...

DiRusso Named YSU’s Outstanding Business Alumnus

Robert DiRusso, owner and operator of Youngstown-based DiRusso’s Concessions LLC, has been named the Outstanding Business Alumnus by YSU’s Williamson College of Business Administration. DiRusso purchased DiRusso’s Sausage Co. from his uncle in 1993 and has expanded the business by introducing new products and packaging and developing a retail marketing program. He is one of […]

Robert DiRusso, owner and operator of Youngstown-based DiRusso's Concessions LLC, has been named the Outstanding Business Alumnus by YSU's Williamson College of Business Administration. DiRusso purchased DiRusso's Sausage Co. from his uncle in 1993 and has expanded the business by introducing new products and packaging and developing a retail marketing...

Innis Maggiore Appoints Nicolacakis Account Supervisor

Innis Maggiore, an advertising agency based in Canton, has appointed Jason Nicolacakis as account supervisor. He brings more than 20 years of ad agency experience to the firm, including more than 10 years of global brand promotion work for automotive, building products and other product categories. Most recently he was a senior account manager at […]

Innis Maggiore, an advertising agency based in Canton, has appointed Jason Nicolacakis as account supervisor. He brings more than 20 years of ad agency experience to the firm, including more than 10 years of global brand promotion work for automotive, building products and other product categories. Most recently he was...

Goldsboro Promoted to Senior VP at Home Savings

Ken Goldsboro has been promoted to senior vice president at  at Home Savings Bank. Goldsboro will focus on developing and growing the bank’s commercial loan portfolio and partnering with clients to provide customized solutions for their businesses. He joined Home Savings in 2013 as vice president, commercial banking. Goldsboro earned his B.S. in business administration […]

Ken Goldsboro has been promoted to senior vice president at  at Home Savings Bank. Goldsboro will focus on developing and growing the bank's commercial loan portfolio and partnering with clients to provide customized solutions for their businesses. He joined Home Savings in 2013 as vice president, commercial banking. Goldsboro earned...

White, Modarelli to Advise Ohio Supreme Court

Richard White, chief magistrate of the Mahoning County Juvenile Court, and Annisa Modarelli, juvenile prosecutor, have been appointed to the Ohio Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Children and Families and to the court’s Juvenile Justice Subcommittee. White (pictured) and Modarelli will advise, develop and promote best practices in aspects related to juvenile justice. And they […]

Richard White, chief magistrate of the Mahoning County Juvenile Court, and Annisa Modarelli, juvenile prosecutor, have been appointed to the Ohio Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Children and Families and to the court's Juvenile Justice Subcommittee. White (pictured) and Modarelli will advise, develop and promote best practices in aspects related...

Hughes Named Ohio Living Park Visit Board President

Tiffany F. Hughes has been appointed president of the Ohio Living Park Vista Board of Directors. She holds a doctorate in aging studies and has been a member of the board since 2015. Hughes is an assistant professor of gerontology at Youngstown State University. She will serve as board president until June 2019. She was […]

Tiffany F. Hughes has been appointed president of the Ohio Living Park Vista Board of Directors. She holds a doctorate in aging studies and has been a member of the board since 2015. Hughes is an assistant professor of gerontology at Youngstown State University. She will serve as board president...

Toot, Dougherty and Howard Join Home Savings

Home Savings Bank is expanding its commercial lending team with the hiring of three professionals: Josh Toot, Kevin Dougherty and Dave Howard. Toot (pictured) joins as senior vice president of commercial banking. Dougherty is vice president, commercial relationship manager. And Howard joins the bank as vice president, commercial relationship manager. All have experience in the […]

Home Savings Bank is expanding its commercial lending team with the hiring of three professionals: Josh Toot, Kevin Dougherty and Dave Howard. Toot (pictured) joins as senior vice president of commercial banking. Dougherty is vice president, commercial relationship manager. And Howard joins the bank as vice president, commercial relationship manager....

Liggett-Dixon Named Principal at Packer Thomas

Debra L. Liggett-Dixon has been promoted to principal at Packer Thomas, an accounting and business consulting firm with offices in Canfield and New Castle, Pa. Liggett-Dixon, a certified public accountant, has more 30 years experience and is the firm’s tax director. She is a graduate of Youngstown State University, and a member of the American […]

Debra L. Liggett-Dixon has been promoted to principal at Packer Thomas, an accounting and business consulting firm with offices in Canfield and New Castle, Pa. Liggett-Dixon, a certified public accountant, has more 30 years experience and is the firm’s tax director. She is a graduate of Youngstown State University, and...

Popovich Kick Starts His Shoe-Kaddy Invention

Frank Popovich, a contractor and resident of Poland, is kick-starting his Shoe-Kaddy invention with a Kickstarter campaign to seek business funding. Popovich created the hands-free carrier for golf,  gym bags, backpacks and any type of travel bag, which enables sports enthusiasts to attach their special shoes and transport them anywhere.  The first 500 Shoe-Kaddies sold […]

Frank Popovich, a contractor and resident of Poland, is kick-starting his Shoe-Kaddy invention with a Kickstarter campaign to seek business funding. Popovich created the hands-free carrier for golf,  gym bags, backpacks and any type of travel bag, which enables sports enthusiasts to attach their special shoes and transport them anywhere. ...

Pediatric Cardiologist Peek Joins Akron Children’s

Meagan Peek has joined the Heart Center at Akron Children’s Hospital in Boardman as a pediatric cardiologist. Peek received her medical degree from the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky., where she also completed her residency in pediatrics. She completed a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Washington University in St. Louis. She is board certified […]

Meagan Peek has joined the Heart Center at Akron Children's Hospital in Boardman as a pediatric cardiologist. Peek received her medical degree from the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky., where she also completed her residency in pediatrics. She completed a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Washington University in St....