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Design Review Approves Signage for Amphitheater

City Awards $8M Contract to Build Downtown Amphitheater

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The signage at the Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater downtown will largely mirror the look of the stage, a consultant for the project told the city’s Design Review Committee Tuesday morning. The committee approved the signage, which will mimic the steel-tube look of the stage, at its monthly meeting. “The concept of these signs […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The signage at the Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater downtown will largely mirror the look of the stage, a consultant for the project told the city’s Design Review Committee Tuesday morning. The committee approved the signage, which will mimic the steel-tube look of the stage, at its monthly meeting....

Tressel Invited to State of the Union by Former Player

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel will attend the State of the Union tonight as the guest of U.S. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez. Gonzalez, R-16 Ohio, is in his first term as a congressman, representing an area that includes Wooster, Wadsworth, Middleburg Heights and Rocky River. He played wide receiver at Ohio State […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel will attend the State of the Union tonight as the guest of U.S. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez. Gonzalez, R-16 Ohio, is in his first term as a congressman, representing an area that includes Wooster, Wadsworth, Middleburg Heights and Rocky River. He played...

Community Rights Groups File Federal Suit

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Members of seven groups that want to ban hydraulic fracturing filed a complaint in federal court here Monday alleging their respective boards of elections and the Ohio secretary of state have placed “unlawful blockades” on their attempts to put community rights initiatives on the ballot. The plaintiffs say in the complaint that […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Members of seven groups that want to ban hydraulic fracturing filed a complaint in federal court here Monday alleging their respective boards of elections and the Ohio secretary of state have placed “unlawful blockades” on their attempts to put community rights initiatives on the ballot. The plaintiffs...

Lawmakers Join on Bill to Curb Land Contracts

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – New state legislation to be introduced by local lawmakers seeks to curb the impact and close loopholes for companies offering land installment contracts as a route to homeownership. In a press conference Mondayat the Mahoning County Courthouse, state Reps. Michele Lepore-Hagan and Don Manning and state Sens. Michael Rulli and Sean O’Brien […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – New state legislation to be introduced by local lawmakers seeks to curb the impact and close loopholes for companies offering land installment contracts as a route to homeownership. In a press conference Mondayat the Mahoning County Courthouse, state Reps. Michele Lepore-Hagan and Don Manning and state Sens....

Brown to Attend State of the Union as Portman’s Guest

Rob Portman Touts Job Training, Tax Reform

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Rob Portman has invited Mayor Jamael Tito Brown to attend the State of the Union address Tuesday night. “I’m proud of the work Mayor Brown has done for the community of Youngstown and continue to be impressed with his leadership that is moving this city forward,” said Portman, R-Ohio, in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Rob Portman has invited Mayor Jamael Tito Brown to attend the State of the Union address Tuesday night. “I’m proud of the work Mayor Brown has done for the community of Youngstown and continue to be impressed with his leadership that is moving this city...

Congressmen Bringing Guests to State of the Union

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Reps. Bill Johnson and Tim Ryan are bringing special guests to the State of the Union on Tuesday, both of whom represent pressing issues in each representative’s district. Johnson, R-6, will be joined by K-9 Officer Chris Green of the East Liverpool Police Department who, in 2017, suffered an accidental overdose […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Reps. Bill Johnson and Tim Ryan are bringing special guests to the State of the Union on Tuesday, both of whom represent pressing issues in each representative's district. Johnson, R-6, will be joined by K-9 Officer Chris Green of the East Liverpool Police Department who, in...

Youngstown, YSU Partner to Examine Snow Plow Routes

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Following the snowstorm Jan. 19 and 20 that left Youngstown’s roads in rough shape for days afterward, the city of Youngstown is partnering with Youngstown State University to examine the city’s snow and ice control routes. According to Kevin Flinn, the city’s commissioner of buildings and grounds, the routes have not been […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Following the snowstorm Jan. 19 and 20 that left Youngstown’s roads in rough shape for days afterward, the city of Youngstown is partnering with Youngstown State University to examine the city’s snow and ice control routes. According to Kevin Flinn, the city’s commissioner of buildings and grounds,...

Op-Ed: Missile Defense Review Update

By: James Dignan, president & CEO of the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The long-delayed, congressionally mandated Missile Defense Review (MDR) was finally introduced by President Donald Trump at the Pentagon Jan. 17. It calls for further research and new investments to help safeguard America’s safety for the next several decades to include new […]

By: James Dignan, president & CEO of the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The long-delayed, congressionally mandated Missile Defense Review (MDR) was finally introduced by President Donald Trump at the Pentagon Jan. 17. It calls for further research and new investments to help safeguard America’s safety for the next...

Senators Assign Blame as Shutdown Extends

WASHINGTON – Competing plans to reopen the government failed Thursday in the U.S. Senate, sending all parties back to the drawing board as the partial shutdown of the federal government approached the end of its 34th day. A proposal favored by President Donald Trump to reopen shuttered federal departments and agencies that also included $5.7 […]

WASHINGTON – Competing plans to reopen the government failed Thursday in the U.S. Senate, sending all parties back to the drawing board as the partial shutdown of the federal government approached the end of its 34th day. A proposal favored by President Donald Trump to reopen shuttered federal departments and...

Ryan to Co-Chair National Guard, Reserve Caucus

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan was named co-chairman of the House National Guard and Reserve Caucus yesterday. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, will join U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-4 Miss., in leading the caucus during the 116th Congress. He succeeds U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, D-1 Minn., who served as co-chairman for the 114th and 115th Congresses. Walz was […]

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan was named co-chairman of the House National Guard and Reserve Caucus yesterday. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, will join U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-4 Miss., in leading the caucus during the 116th Congress. He succeeds U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, D-1 Minn., who served as co-chairman for...