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Memorial Services Today at YSU for Frank Watson

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Memorial services will be held today at 11 a.m. at The Watson and Tressel Training Site on the campus of Youngstown State University for businessman and philanthropist Frank C. Watson, who died Thursday. A lifelong member of the Canfield United Methodist Church, Watson leaves  his wife of almost 68 years, Norma Jeanne […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Memorial services will be held today at 11 a.m. at The Watson and Tressel Training Site on the campus of Youngstown State University for businessman and philanthropist Frank C. Watson, who died Thursday. A lifelong member of the Canfield United Methodist Church, Watson leaves  his wife of...

In Cocktails, What’s Old Is Trendy Again

If you’ve ever wanted to consume ethyl alcohol the way Americans did during Prohibition and as shown on “Madmen” set in the 1950s, this list of cocktails is for you. From the obscure to the once again trendy, here’s something for everyone who imbibes. So, tilt back your fedora or cloche hat and sample some […]

If you’ve ever wanted to consume ethyl alcohol the way Americans did during Prohibition and as shown on “Madmen” set in the 1950s, this list of cocktails is for you. From the obscure to the once again trendy, here’s something for everyone who imbibes. So, tilt back your fedora or...

Cocktails Stir Up Nostalgia and Adventure

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two years ago, I bought a 70-year-old drink menu at a local secondhand shop. It proved perfect for framing, but I’d never heard of most of the drinks from my grandparents’ generation: sidecar, gin rickey, ward eight and Moscow mule, among others. Many of those cocktails are back in vogue, spurred by […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two years ago, I bought a 70-year-old drink menu at a local secondhand shop. It proved perfect for framing, but I’d never heard of most of the drinks from my grandparents’ generation: sidecar, gin rickey, ward eight and Moscow mule, among others. Many of those cocktails are...

Feeling Thirsty? Business Journal Has You Covered

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Feeling thirsty? All this week The Business Journal is featuring how-to videos on our Facebook page, brought to you from the bartenders and owners of Ryes Craft Beer & Whiskey in Youngstown, the Speakeasy Lounge in Warren and Barrel 33 in Howland. Catch a firsthand look at the creation of some of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Feeling thirsty? All this week The Business Journal is featuring how-to videos on our Facebook page, brought to you from the bartenders and owners of Ryes Craft Beer & Whiskey in Youngstown, the Speakeasy Lounge in Warren and Barrel 33 in Howland. Catch a firsthand look at...

Flashback: McKinley’s Presidential Campaigns Pioneered Buttons

NILES, Ohio – Gazing through the protective glass at the more than century-old McKinley campaign buttons, it’s easy to miss their significance. After all, political buttons that feature the faces of candidates and their campaign slogans have been ubiquitous in American politics. These buttons, however, were a novelty to the supporters of the Republican standard […]

NILES, Ohio – Gazing through the protective glass at the more than century-old McKinley campaign buttons, it’s easy to miss their significance. After all, political buttons that feature the faces of candidates and their campaign slogans have been ubiquitous in American politics. These buttons, however, were a novelty to the...

Renovations to Wick Park Pavilion Underway

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Work on a $350,000 renovation of the pavilion in Wick Park is underway as contractors began installation of a new roof, gutters and HVAC system. Rotary Club of Youngstown organized the project as part of its Centennial Campaign and Youngstown CityScape is serving as project manager. Further work on the pavilion, built […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Work on a $350,000 renovation of the pavilion in Wick Park is underway as contractors began installation of a new roof, gutters and HVAC system. Rotary Club of Youngstown organized the project as part of its Centennial Campaign and Youngstown CityScape is serving as project manager. Further...

Trumbull Art Gallery Marks 60 Years with Exhibition

WARREN, Ohio — It’s a balmy Friday afternoon and the Trumbull Art Gallery is filled with students from Lakeview Schools. They file in with their parents to see the showcase that features their works from the past school year. Outside, across Park Avenue, even more kids are covering the sidewalks with chalk drawings as adults […]

WARREN, Ohio -- It’s a balmy Friday afternoon and the Trumbull Art Gallery is filled with students from Lakeview Schools. They file in with their parents to see the showcase that features their works from the past school year. Outside, across Park Avenue, even more kids are covering the sidewalks...

Canal Brought Commerce to City of Girard

GIRARD, Ohio – In 1798, four land speculators, including Moses Cleveland (the founder of Cleveland), bought land in what would become Liberty Township. They divided their holdings into 25 lots, each measuring a mile square. One of them, Lot 10, became Girard. Hieronimus Eckman arrived in Girard, the first settlement in the area, near a […]

GIRARD, Ohio – In 1798, four land speculators, including Moses Cleveland (the founder of Cleveland), bought land in what would become Liberty Township. They divided their holdings into 25 lots, each measuring a mile square. One of them, Lot 10, became Girard. Hieronimus Eckman arrived in Girard, the first settlement...