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Convenience Store Planned for Former Tokyo House Site

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The former Tokyo House property will be redeveloped with construction of a gas station and convenience store at the site.  The city’s Board of Zoning Appeals and Planning Commission approved Countrywide Petroleum Inc.’s request Tuesday to establish a regulated use – a gas station/convenience store selling beer and wine for carryout — […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The former Tokyo House property will be redeveloped with construction of a gas station and convenience store at the site.  The city’s Board of Zoning Appeals and Planning Commission approved Countrywide Petroleum Inc.’s request Tuesday to establish a regulated use – a gas station/convenience store selling beer...

$15K Grant from Haas Foundation Helps EGCC Machining Students

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation, Eastern Gateway Community College will be able to bring more students into its machining technology program. “The funding models are out there, but we can provide scholarships to students who need that bit of extra funding,” said Art Daly, vice president of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation, Eastern Gateway Community College will be able to bring more students into its machining technology program. “The funding models are out there, but we can provide scholarships to students who need that bit of extra funding,” said...

Trumbull County Real Estate Sales $100K+; October 2019

Week of October 7, 2019Robert E Elser Jr J/S Kimberly Marie Elser to Robert Burdge J/S Karey L Burdge, 1211 Warner Road, Hubbard, OH 44425, $450,000. Angelo S Locastro J/S Stephanie Locastro to Jaron Chambers, 6224 Klines Drive, Girard, OH 44420, $275,000. Randall S Enasko to James A Pipino J/S Lynsey D Pipino, 110 Eastwind […]

Week of October 7, 2019Robert E Elser Jr J/S Kimberly Marie Elser to Robert Burdge J/S Karey L Burdge, 1211 Warner Road, Hubbard, OH 44425, $450,000. Angelo S Locastro J/S Stephanie Locastro to Jaron Chambers, 6224 Klines Drive, Girard, OH 44420, $275,000. Randall S Enasko to James A Pipino J/S...

Take Straight Path to Crooked Tongue Brewing

By Jim Cyphert & The Flight Crew  The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. And, the most direct way to succeed as a small business is to determine your customers’ wants and needs, and work hard to meet and exceed them. Contrary to its moniker, Crooked Tongue...

Brain Gain is Canfield Teenager’s Business

By Lisa Solley YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Marquan Herron feels no pressure when he’s on the football field. Put a test such as the ACT in front of the Chaney High School student, though, and he freezes. “I’m not a good test taker,” says the soft-spoken senior. “It’s way more pressure...

Opioid Crisis Cost US Economy $631B Over 4 Years

By GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press The opioid crisis cost the U.S. economy $631 billion from 2015 through last year — and it may keep getting more expensive, according to a study released Tuesday by the Society of Actuaries. The biggest driver of the cost over the four-year period is unrealized lifetime earnings of those who […]

By GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press The opioid crisis cost the U.S. economy $631 billion from 2015 through last year — and it may keep getting more expensive, according to a study released Tuesday by the Society of Actuaries. The biggest driver of the cost over the four-year period is unrealized...

Ohio Law Taking Effect Requires Cigarette Buyers to be 21

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new Ohio law taking effect Thursday raises the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. Ohio is one of 18 states that have raised the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes, cigars, electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products. The law signed in July by Republican Gov. Mike DeWine […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new Ohio law taking effect Thursday raises the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. Ohio is one of 18 states that have raised the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes, cigars, electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products. The law signed in July...

GM CEO Barra Joins Talks, Deal to End Strike May Be Near

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by the United Auto Workers union that has paralyzed the company’s factories. Barra and GM President Mark Reuss were in the bargaining […]

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by the United Auto Workers union that has paralyzed the company's factories. Barra and GM President Mark...

Chemical Bank Joins JA Courses at Stambaugh Charter

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – On what would usually be a day off, 43 volunteers from Chemical Bank spent Columbus Day teaching Junior Achievement programs at Stambaugh Charter Academy. The bank’s Mahoning Valley market president, Michael Schrock, led the It’s My Future course for seventh and eighth grade students. In total, 483 students in kindergarten through eighth […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – On what would usually be a day off, 43 volunteers from Chemical Bank spent Columbus Day teaching Junior Achievement programs at Stambaugh Charter Academy. The bank’s Mahoning Valley market president, Michael Schrock, led the It’s My Future course for seventh and eighth grade students. In total, 483...

Buckeye Water District Fulfills Its Purpose

WELLSVILLE, Ohio – It has been 25 years since a movement to form a charter government in Columbiana County instead brought about a regional water district, which has now expanded to encompass about 15 square miles of the county. The first meeting of the Southern Columbiana County Regional Water District Board of Commissioners was held […]

WELLSVILLE, Ohio – It has been 25 years since a movement to form a charter government in Columbiana County instead brought about a regional water district, which has now expanded to encompass about 15 square miles of the county. The first meeting of the Southern Columbiana County Regional Water District...