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Lecturer Unlocks Three Keys to Mindful Leadership

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Those in positions of leadership need to “step back” from the craziness of the day and “turn up the volume on what their purpose is as a person and to lead from that,” Michael Ross, president of Mainstream Leadership Network, said Wednesday. Ross was the keynote speaker at a Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Those in positions of leadership need to “step back” from the craziness of the day and “turn up the volume on what their purpose is as a person and to lead from that,” Michael Ross, president of Mainstream Leadership Network, said Wednesday. Ross was the keynote speaker...

Local Celebrities to Judge ‘Slice of the Valley’

LIBERTY, Ohio – People from the sports, entertainment and education fields will decide the best pizza in the Mahoning Valley from among 19 restaurants during Warren Rotary’s “Slice of the Valley: Annual Valley Pizza Challenge” Feb. 25 at the Metroplex Expo Center, 1620 Motor Inn Drive. Celebrity judges are: boxing legend Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini; […]

LIBERTY, Ohio – People from the sports, entertainment and education fields will decide the best pizza in the Mahoning Valley from among 19 restaurants during Warren Rotary’s “Slice of the Valley: Annual Valley Pizza Challenge” Feb. 25 at the Metroplex Expo Center, 1620 Motor Inn Drive. Celebrity judges are: boxing...

Sutliff Museum Holds Winter Open House Feb. 24

WARREN, Ohio — The Sutliff Museum is holding an open house Feb. 24 to celebrate Black History Month. The event runs from 1 to 4 p.m. The public is invited to visit the Victorian parlor featured in the museum and listen to a reading of “Freedom River” by Doreen Rappaport at 2 p.m. The parlor […]

WARREN, Ohio — The Sutliff Museum is holding an open house Feb. 24 to celebrate Black History Month. The event runs from 1 to 4 p.m. The public is invited to visit the Victorian parlor featured in the museum and listen to a reading of "Freedom River" by Doreen Rappaport...

Berger, Aim’s First Employee and VP, to Retire

GIRARD, Ohio – After 29 years with the company, Aim Integrated Logistics’ vice president of operations, Bruce Berger, will retire next month. Berger was the company’s first employee, hired as purchasing and warranty manager. “Bruce Berger has been an integral part of Aim’s growth and success over the years. His insight, experience, and knowledge of […]

GIRARD, Ohio – After 29 years with the company, Aim Integrated Logistics' vice president of operations, Bruce Berger, will retire next month. Berger was the company’s first employee, hired as purchasing and warranty manager. “Bruce Berger has been an integral part of Aim’s growth and success over the years. His...

Mahoning Country Club Focuses on Renovations

GIRARD, Ohio – 2018 marks the 120th year for the Mahoning Country Club in Girard. Founded in 1898, the club operates one of the oldest golf courses in the Mahoning Valley with nine of the original holes still in play, says David Ezzo, course manager. 2018 also marks the 75th year of the Ezzo family […]

GIRARD, Ohio – 2018 marks the 120th year for the Mahoning Country Club in Girard. Founded in 1898, the club operates one of the oldest golf courses in the Mahoning Valley with nine of the original holes still in play, says David Ezzo, course manager. 2018 also marks the 75th...

NECA-IBEW Electricians Give Back to Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The 2017-2018 calendar years mark milestones for NECA-IBEW Electricians as the national IBEW and NECA organizations observed 90- and 115-year anniversaries, respectively. These dates were leveraged with marketing themes locally that resulted in a steady stream of digital content throughout the year. NECA-IBEW Electricians is an association of IBEW Local 64, Youngstown, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The 2017-2018 calendar years mark milestones for NECA-IBEW Electricians as the national IBEW and NECA organizations observed 90- and 115-year anniversaries, respectively. These dates were leveraged with marketing themes locally that resulted in a steady stream of digital content throughout the year. NECA-IBEW Electricians is an association...

Region’s Foreclosure Rate Falls to 7.5% in November

IRVINE, Calif. — The mortgage delinquency rate nationwide fell slightly in November, down to 5.1%, a 0.1% decline from November 2016, reports CoreLogic. Delinquencies are considered mortgages that were 30 days or more past due including those in foreclosure. In the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman metropolitan statistical area, 7.5% of mortgages were delinquent in November 2017 compared with […]

IRVINE, Calif. -- The mortgage delinquency rate nationwide fell slightly in November, down to 5.1%, a 0.1% decline from November 2016, reports CoreLogic. Delinquencies are considered mortgages that were 30 days or more past due including those in foreclosure. In the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman metropolitan statistical area, 7.5% of mortgages were delinquent...

Manufacturing Up in Region, Outpaces U.S. Productivity

northeastern ohio manufacturing rebounds

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After an economic slump of more than a decade, northeastern Ohio manufacturing is rebounding from the Great Recession. And experts are optimistic for that trend to continue. A report released today by Team Northeast Ohio, better known as Team NEO, in partnership with the Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network, or Magnet, shows […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After an economic slump of more than a decade, northeastern Ohio manufacturing is rebounding from the Great Recession. And experts are optimistic for that trend to continue. A report released today by Team Northeast Ohio, better known as Team NEO, in partnership with the Manufacturing Advocacy and...

Columbiana Chamber to Honor Six Citizens at Banquet

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce will honor six citizens at the 65th Annual Awards Banquet Feb. 24 at The Links Banquet Center at Firestone Farms. Mandy Moreschi, a senior at Columbiana High School, will be presented with the Young Citizen of the Year award. Moreschi is class president, student athletic trainer […]

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce will honor six citizens at the 65th Annual Awards Banquet Feb. 24 at The Links Banquet Center at Firestone Farms. Mandy Moreschi, a senior at Columbiana High School, will be presented with the Young Citizen of the Year award. Moreschi is...

ODNR Reports 24 Rigs in Utica Shale

ODNR issues four new permits for horizontal wells

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four new permits for horizontal wells were issued to energy companies exploring eastern Ohio’s Utica shale during the week ended Feb. 10, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Ascent Resources Utica LLC secured three permits for wells in Jefferson County, while Gulfport Appalachia LLC was awarded a single permit for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four new permits for horizontal wells were issued to energy companies exploring eastern Ohio’s Utica shale during the week ended Feb. 10, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Ascent Resources Utica LLC secured three permits for wells in Jefferson County, while Gulfport Appalachia LLC was...