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Shenango Chamber Hosts Inaugural Fitness Fest

HERMITAGE, Pa. – The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce‘s inaugural Shenango Valley Fitness Fest and Wellness Expo will be held in conjunction with the Sunday Runday 5k/10k event this weekend.  The interactive health fair, held at Buhl Park Casino on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., will provide health screenings, wellness demonstrations and giveaways. The […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. – The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce's inaugural Shenango Valley Fitness Fest and Wellness Expo will be held in conjunction with the Sunday Runday 5k/10k event this weekend.  The interactive health fair, held at Buhl Park Casino on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., will provide health screenings,...

Southwoods Express Care Opens in Boardman

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Residents now have “fast, easy access” to nonurgent care at the new Southwoods Express Care. Southwoods Health announced the opening of the clinic, 7629 Market St., Thursday. Southwoods Express Care provides immediate medical care for nonurgent issues, such as flu, coughs, colds, sprains, strains and minor injuries. “We continue to focus on […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- Residents now have "fast, easy access" to nonurgent care at the new Southwoods Express Care. Southwoods Health announced the opening of the clinic, 7629 Market St., Thursday. Southwoods Express Care provides immediate medical care for nonurgent issues, such as flu, coughs, colds, sprains, strains and minor injuries....

Workplace Support Plays Role in Suicide Prevention

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As she’s traveled the Mahoning Valley talking to high school students, Alta Behavioral Healthcare’s Angela Kearns has noticed that they’re more than willing to discuss broken bones.  There’s usually a story to go along with it. Students get excited about sharing their own experiences and listening to others. But when the time […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As she’s traveled the Mahoning Valley talking to high school students, Alta Behavioral Healthcare’s Angela Kearns has noticed that they’re more than willing to discuss broken bones.  There’s usually a story to go along with it. Students get excited about sharing their own experiences and listening to...

Centofanti Foundation Donates $150K to Beatitude House

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The James and Coralie Centofanti Charitable Foundation has committed $150,000 to support a new wellness program for children at Beatitude House. The five-year commitment will help Beatitude House address the social and economic challenges that can lead to poor health outcomes. “This program provides basic services to address the underlying social and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The James and Coralie Centofanti Charitable Foundation has committed $150,000 to support a new wellness program for children at Beatitude House. The five-year commitment will help Beatitude House address the social and economic challenges that can lead to poor health outcomes. "This program provides basic services to...

St. Joseph Leaders Deliver Supplies to Someplace Safe

WARREN, Ohio – Leadership from St. Joseph Warren Hospital delivered a truck full of clothing, food and personal care items to Someplace Safe Tuesday in honor of the founders of the health-care system, Sisters of the Humility of Mary. Someplace Safe, a program of Family and Community Services Inc., is Trumbull County’s only domestic violence […]

WARREN, Ohio – Leadership from St. Joseph Warren Hospital delivered a truck full of clothing, food and personal care items to Someplace Safe Tuesday in honor of the founders of the health-care system, Sisters of the Humility of Mary. Someplace Safe, a program of Family and Community Services Inc., is...

BWC Proposes 10% Drop in Public Employer Premiums

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will reduce premium rates for public employers an average of 10% next year under a proposal discussed this by BWC’s Board of Directors and backed by Gov. Mike DeWine. The reduction would save Ohio’s 3,700 school districts, cities and other local government employers $17.8 million over […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will reduce premium rates for public employers an average of 10% next year under a proposal discussed this by BWC’s Board of Directors and backed by Gov. Mike DeWine. The reduction would save Ohio’s 3,700 school districts, cities and other local...

CFMV Health Foundations Seek Grant Proposals

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Health Foundation and Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation have funds available for charitable projects focused on the health of residents in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Proposals should address underlying social and economic challenges contributing to poor health outcomes and extend past behavior- or program-related services by modifying policies, systems and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Health Foundation and Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation have funds available for charitable projects focused on the health of residents in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Proposals should address underlying social and economic challenges contributing to poor health outcomes and extend past behavior- or program-related services...

Commander’s Cup Brings Competition to Jam Performance

By Scott LendakHERMITAGE, Pa. – When Jeff Wurster and Marlin Palich created Jam Performance and Fitness, they strived to be different. In a competitive industry, they believe Jam Performance and Fitness differs from their larger rivals by creating a hands-on, instructional environment. “Our goal was to make sure we have the most instructional facility,” said […]

By Scott LendakHERMITAGE, Pa. – When Jeff Wurster and Marlin Palich created Jam Performance and Fitness, they strived to be different. In a competitive industry, they believe Jam Performance and Fitness differs from their larger rivals by creating a hands-on, instructional environment. “Our goal was to make sure we have...

New Playground for a Healthier Lincoln Knolls

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It was a project years in the making, but in just a few short weeks, children and adults alike will have a new playground to use in the Lincoln Knolls neighborhood on the east side of Youngstown. “At every block party, I asked what people wanted to see in the community and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It was a project years in the making, but in just a few short weeks, children and adults alike will have a new playground to use in the Lincoln Knolls neighborhood on the east side of Youngstown. “At every block party, I asked what people wanted to...

VA Reviews Site Proposals for New Clinic

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A decision on where the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will situate its new Youngstown Community Based Outpatient Clinic is expected later this month a Veterans Administration official says. The department opened its clinic, 2031 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, in 1992. It solicited lease proposals for up to a 20-year term.  Review of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A decision on where the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will situate its new Youngstown Community Based Outpatient Clinic is expected later this month a Veterans Administration official says. The department opened its clinic, 2031 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, in 1992. It solicited lease proposals for up to...