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Ironwood Commons Brings Back Familiar Name

After spending nearly a decade at Tippecanoe Country Club, chef Tony Scacchetti will open Scacchetti’s Ironwood Grille later this year

CANFIELD, Ohio — Growing up on his family farm, Mike Naffah says there wasn’t much to the area that would become a commercial corridor leading into Canfield. U.S. Route 224 was still just a two-lane highway that ran past the Naffah farm, today’s Ironwood Commons. “My brother and I would just wait to see a […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- Growing up on his family farm, Mike Naffah says there wasn’t much to the area that would become a commercial corridor leading into Canfield. U.S. Route 224 was still just a two-lane highway that ran past the Naffah farm, today’s Ironwood Commons. “My brother and I would...

Canfield Township Eyes a Busy Summer

CANFIELD, Ohio – From public works infrastructure projects to plenty of residential and commercial development, Canfield Township is “a busy place to be,” says the chairman of its board of trustees, Brian Governor. Evidence of activity can be seen while driving the U.S. Route 224 corridor that leads into the township. Workers prepare the five-acre […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – From public works infrastructure projects to plenty of residential and commercial development, Canfield Township is “a busy place to be,” says the chairman of its board of trustees, Brian Governor. Evidence of activity can be seen while driving the U.S. Route 224 corridor that leads into the...

‘Millennial Moments’ Would Invest $100M in Canfield

CANFIELD, Ohio — If Canfield city and township officials approve the proposed Millennial Moments joint economic development district agreement in August, development of the huge mixed-use project could begin as early as next spring. That’s the word from Frank Amedia, owner of FJA Developers Inc., the project’s developer. Starting with infrastructure, such as soil preparation, […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- If Canfield city and township officials approve the proposed Millennial Moments joint economic development district agreement in August, development of the huge mixed-use project could begin as early as next spring. That’s the word from Frank Amedia, owner of FJA Developers Inc., the project’s developer. Starting with...

Small Towns Reveal Character, Culture of Lawrence County

The Character and Culture of Lawrence County

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Pa. – There’s not much left in the heart of the small borough of Wampum, Pennsylvania, except its heart – its big heart. A good number of storefronts sit empty along Main Street in this town of about 700 people, sandwiched between state Route 18 and the west bank of the Beaver River […]

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Pa. – There’s not much left in the heart of the small borough of Wampum, Pennsylvania, except its heart – its big heart. A good number of storefronts sit empty along Main Street in this town of about 700 people, sandwiched between state Route 18 and the west...

Businesswoman Attacked in Park Now Helps Others

businesswoman attacked in Mill Creek Park now helping others

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After a local businesswoman was attacked in Mill Creek Park, she’s turned the negative incident into a positive motive to share her story and bring awareness to the measures that can be taken to prevent a similar incident. “You need to be prepared. You need to be able to protect yourself,” she […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After a local businesswoman was attacked in Mill Creek Park, she’s turned the negative incident into a positive motive to share her story and bring awareness to the measures that can be taken to prevent a similar incident. “You need to be prepared. You need to be...

CityScape Kicks Off Welsh Church Renovation July 20

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape is kicking off its campaign to relocate and renovate the Welsh Congregational Church at 5:30 p.m. July 20 at Noble Creature Cask House.  The Welsh Congregational Church is 157 years old and the oldest in the city. It is currently on Elm Street. Youngstown CityScape would like to move the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape is kicking off its campaign to relocate and renovate the Welsh Congregational Church at 5:30 p.m. July 20 at Noble Creature Cask House.  The Welsh Congregational Church is 157 years old and the oldest in the city. It is currently on Elm Street. Youngstown CityScape...

War Memorials Dot Lawrence County

War Memorials Dot Lawrence County

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Tucked away at the back of New Castle’s Greenwood Cemetery, down a dirt path, is a large stone block. Surrounded by tombstones and American flags, it reads “In Memoriam. Lest We Forget. The Old Stone Church Graveyard.” All around are graves, each adorned with a flag and a metal plaque commemorating […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Tucked away at the back of New Castle’s Greenwood Cemetery, down a dirt path, is a large stone block. Surrounded by tombstones and American flags, it reads “In Memoriam. Lest We Forget. The Old Stone Church Graveyard.” All around are graves, each adorned with a flag...

Salute to Veterans: They Served and Still Serve

Salute to Veterans: They Served And Still Serve

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Throughout our lives, we are made aware of the contributions and sacrifices those in the military make, especially on television and through the power of movies. As intriguing and powerful as movies such as “Saving Private Ryan” or more recently, “American Sniper,” can be, nothing affects a person more than hearing these […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Throughout our lives, we are made aware of the contributions and sacrifices those in the military make, especially on television and through the power of movies. As intriguing and powerful as movies such as “Saving Private Ryan” or more recently, “American Sniper,” can be, nothing affects a...

Organizations Provide a Helping Hand for Veterans

Organizations Helping Combat Veterans

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After a veteran has served his country, he might need a hand-up. Some veterans may be leaving the service without a job waiting for them, a stable place to live or some might require special resources. Combat veterans, for instance, often need resources to help cope with the psychological and physical problems […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After a veteran has served his country, he might need a hand-up. Some veterans may be leaving the service without a job waiting for them, a stable place to live or some might require special resources. Combat veterans, for instance, often need resources to help cope with...

Restoring Historic Houses Draws Buyers of All Ages

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Dotted across the region are relics from an age past, when the area flexed its industrial muscle. To show for their efforts, the industrialists and upper echelon of society built grandiose homes, often clustered together in neighborhoods. As the area bounced back, saving and restoring these houses often became a point of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Dotted across the region are relics from an age past, when the area flexed its industrial muscle. To show for their efforts, the industrialists and upper echelon of society built grandiose homes, often clustered together in neighborhoods. As the area bounced back, saving and restoring these houses...