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Ryan Discusses Northside Options, Urges TJX Support

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said he wants to explore multiple options for Northside Regional Medical Center, including a possible veterans clinic and using the building for economic development purposes.  Ryan, D-13 Ohio, said this morning he would address the possibility of an expanded clinic to serve local veterans – a prospect President […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said he wants to explore multiple options for Northside Regional Medical Center, including a possible veterans clinic and using the building for economic development purposes.  Ryan, D-13 Ohio, said this morning he would address the possibility of an expanded clinic to serve local...

Prima Healthcare Now Part of Mercy Health

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Prima Healthcare today officially became part of Mercy Health-Youngstown. As Prima integrates into the Mercy Health, patients will experience optimized, coordination of care, enhanced communication and experience across all Mercy Health and former Prima points of care, the health care company said in a release. Mercy is the largest provider of health […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Prima Healthcare today officially became part of Mercy Health-Youngstown. As Prima integrates into the Mercy Health, patients will experience optimized, coordination of care, enhanced communication and experience across all Mercy Health and former Prima points of care, the health care company said in a release. Mercy is...

Reaccreditation, New Planning Process Top Tressel Address

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Higher Learning Commission has affirmed Youngstown State University’s accreditation through the year 2027, noting that the university is well-managed, extensively engaged and clearly focused on student success. President Jim Tressel announced the results during this morning’s annual State of the University address before more than 400 faculty, staff, students and community […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Higher Learning Commission has affirmed Youngstown State University’s accreditation through the year 2027, noting that the university is well-managed, extensively engaged and clearly focused on student success. President Jim Tressel announced the results during this morning’s annual State of the University address before more than 400...

‘Race Thru the Past’ to See Trumbull History

WARREN, Ohio –  The Trumbull County Historical Society is holding “Race Thru the Past,” a scavenger hunt in the style of the CBS show “The Amazing Race” to explore Trumbull County’s history. Race Thru the Past will take place from from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 1. Teams of two or more can compete for […]

WARREN, Ohio –  The Trumbull County Historical Society is holding "Race Thru the Past," a scavenger hunt in the style of the CBS show "The Amazing Race" to explore Trumbull County's history. Race Thru the Past will take place from from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 1. Teams of two...

TJX Supporters Hold Rally Today at UAW Local 1714

TJX Supporters Hold Rally Today at UAW Local 1112

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Supporters of the rezoning of seven parcels of land in Lordstown to accommodate TJX Companies Inc.’s proposed $160 million regional distribution center will hold a get-out-the-vote rally today at United Auto Workers Local 1714’s pavilion near its union hall on Salt Springs Road in Warren. Dave Green, Local 1112 president, said Trumbull […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Supporters of the rezoning of seven parcels of land in Lordstown to accommodate TJX Companies Inc.’s proposed $160 million regional distribution center will hold a get-out-the-vote rally today at United Auto Workers Local 1714’s pavilion near its union hall on Salt Springs Road in Warren. Dave Green,...

YSU Students Excel at MathFest in Denver

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University mathematics students presented research at the annual MathFest meeting in Denver, taking home two awards for excellence and winning the problem solving contest. “Our students continue to give outstanding presentations,” said Thomas Wakefield, professor and chairman of mathematics and statistics. “They serve as examples at this national meeting of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University mathematics students presented research at the annual MathFest meeting in Denver, taking home two awards for excellence and winning the problem solving contest. “Our students continue to give outstanding presentations,” said Thomas Wakefield, professor and chairman of mathematics and statistics. “They serve as examples...

Senior Care Industry Adapts to Changes, Challenges

Senior Care Industry Adapts to Changes, Challenges

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A tight labor market makes more difficult what was already a challenging task for those in the senior care industry – finding enough staff and employees to fill the numerous openings in the region’s skilled nursing and assisted living campuses. It’s just one of the trends developing within the local market, which […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A tight labor market makes more difficult what was already a challenging task for those in the senior care industry – finding enough staff and employees to fill the numerous openings in the region’s skilled nursing and assisted living campuses. It’s just one of the trends developing...

New Roundabout Eases Travel in Downtown Sharon

New Roundabout Eases Travel in Downtown Sharon

SHARON, Pa. – Surrounded by potted flowers, the sign reads “Welcome to Downtown Sharon” as you enter the newly installed roundabout from Dock Street, connecting to Connelly Boulevard on the southern side of the central business district. This style of intersection is more common in Europe but is gaining popularity in the Midwest. The roundabout […]

SHARON, Pa. – Surrounded by potted flowers, the sign reads “Welcome to Downtown Sharon” as you enter the newly installed roundabout from Dock Street, connecting to Connelly Boulevard on the southern side of the central business district. This style of intersection is more common in Europe but is gaining popularity...

Steward Hikes Northside Job Losses to 468

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An additional 80 employees will lose their jobs when Northside Regional Medical Center closes, the hospital’s operator informed state officials Friday. A revised notice provided to the state’s Office of Workforce Development under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act reported that a total of 468 employees would be idled when […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An additional 80 employees will lose their jobs when Northside Regional Medical Center closes, the hospital's operator informed state officials Friday. A revised notice provided to the state’s Office of Workforce Development under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act reported that a total of 468...

Brown Touts Auto Bill; Renacci Calls It ‘Magic Act’

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Scott Chittock of Berlin Center, laid off from the General Motors Lordstown Complex, wore a reminder Friday morning of another time when the future appeared uncertain for the auto plant. Pinned to his T-shirt was a round button with the logo of the Bring It Home campaign of 20 years ago, […]

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio – Scott Chittock of Berlin Center, laid off from the General Motors Lordstown Complex, wore a reminder Friday morning of another time when the future appeared uncertain for the auto plant. Pinned to his T-shirt was a round button with the logo of the Bring It Home...