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Totin Named Young Professional Engineer of the Year

Ashley Totin, a project engineer with America Makes, recently received the Mahoning Valley Young Professional Engineer of the Year award. The honor was presented by the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center in Warren in partnership with the Valley Alliance for Science and Technology. Totin joined America Makes in February and previously completed an internship with […]

Ashley Totin, a project engineer with America Makes, recently received the Mahoning Valley Young Professional Engineer of the Year award. The honor was presented by the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center in Warren in partnership with the Valley Alliance for Science and Technology. Totin joined America Makes in February and...

Perry Joins Berkshire/Northwood Howland Office

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services has added Kevin Perry to its team at the agency’s Howland office. Perry is a graduate of Lakeview High School and holds a B.S. in applied science from Youngstown State  University. He and his wife have a 16-month-old son. Having worked in the public sector for 12 years, Perry […]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services has added Kevin Perry to its team at the agency's Howland office. Perry is a graduate of Lakeview High School and holds a B.S. in applied science from Youngstown State  University. He and his wife have a 16-month-old son. Having worked in the public...

Home Savings Promotes Comport to VP

Joni Comport has been promoted to vice president, human resources operations, at Home Savings Bank. Comport joined Home Savings in 2001 as assistant director of human resources. In her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing the daily HR operations of payroll, benefits, employment and recruitment. Comport earned an M.A. in industrial and labor […]

Joni Comport has been promoted to vice president, human resources operations, at Home Savings Bank. Comport joined Home Savings in 2001 as assistant director of human resources. In her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing the daily HR operations of payroll, benefits, employment and recruitment. Comport earned an...

Marinucci Named Boardman Schools’ Athletic Director

The Boardman Local School Board has named Marco Marinucci the district’s next athletic director. He will replace Denise Gorski, who is retiring in June. Marinucci is a graduate of Boardman High School, and currently serves as principal for grades 5-12 at Windham Local Schools. He has more than 30 years experience as a math teacher, […]

The Boardman Local School Board has named Marco Marinucci the district's next athletic director. He will replace Denise Gorski, who is retiring in June. Marinucci is a graduate of Boardman High School, and currently serves as principal for grades 5-12 at Windham Local Schools. He has more than 30 years...

Flashback: Of Steel Mills and Railroads

By Rich Melvin STRUTHERS, Ohio — In the 1970s, I enjoyed taking pictures of trains traveling on railroads in the Mahoning Valley. I had a good Canon film camera and shot a lot of 35mm slides on Kodachrome film. Back then, the Detroit Edison Co. ran trains from Detroit to the coal fields of Pennsylvania […]

By Rich Melvin STRUTHERS, Ohio -- In the 1970s, I enjoyed taking pictures of trains traveling on railroads in the Mahoning Valley. I had a good Canon film camera and shot a lot of 35mm slides on Kodachrome film. Back then, the Detroit Edison Co. ran trains from Detroit to...

AWMS Appeals Well Shutdown to Ohio High Court

WARREN, Ohio – A company that owns an injection well that has sat idle since 2014 per the order of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has appealed to the state high court and the Ohio Oil and Gas Commission that could lead to it being reactivated. AWMS Water Solutions LLC on April 5 filed […]

WARREN, Ohio – A company that owns an injection well that has sat idle since 2014 per the order of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has appealed to the state high court and the Ohio Oil and Gas Commission that could lead to it being reactivated. AWMS Water Solutions...

Power of the Arts Honors ‘Go Art’ Winners

Power of the Arts

By Ashley Custer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Power of the Arts, in partnership with WRTA, held a reception Thursday at the Public Library of Youngstown for the winning artists of Go Art, a public art project competition. More than 100 artworks were submitted by 40 area artists, working in styles ranging from printmaking and computer-generated art […]

By Ashley Custer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Power of the Arts, in partnership with WRTA, held a reception Thursday at the Public Library of Youngstown for the winning artists of Go Art, a public art project competition. More than 100 artworks were submitted by 40 area artists, working in styles ranging...

Trumbull Regional Women Donate $50K to Diabetes Effort

WARREN, Ohio – The Women’s Auxiliary at Trumbull Regional Medical Center has donated $50,000 to the Women United in Trumbull County program to support the group’s diabetes initiative. Women United, a group affiliated with United Way of Trumbull County, was started in November and has directed much of its focus on addressing diabetes in the […]

WARREN, Ohio – The Women’s Auxiliary at Trumbull Regional Medical Center has donated $50,000 to the Women United in Trumbull County program to support the group’s diabetes initiative. Women United, a group affiliated with United Way of Trumbull County, was started in November and has directed much of its focus...

Bird Equipment Pays $860K for North Lima Building

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – Bird Equipment of Ohio LLC has purchased the building it operates at here, 11934 South Ave., completing its move into the market that began nearly four years ago. Bird Equipment purchased the former Specialty Fab Inc. in July 2015. Terms of that transaction were not disclosed. On March 14, the company […]

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – Bird Equipment of Ohio LLC has purchased the building it operates at here, 11934 South Ave., completing its move into the market that began nearly four years ago. Bird Equipment purchased the former Specialty Fab Inc. in July 2015. Terms of that transaction were not disclosed....

Farmers Honors 15 with President’s Club Awards

Farmers National Bank

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Bank honored 15 employees as the bank concluded the inaugural President’s Club program, honoring workers for their achievements throughout the year. The President’s Club, established last year, recognizes top employees quarterly and annually. The winners of the annual awards were recognized at a dinner at The Lake Club that featured […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Bank honored 15 employees as the bank concluded the inaugural President’s Club program, honoring workers for their achievements throughout the year. The President’s Club, established last year, recognizes top employees quarterly and annually. The winners of the annual awards were recognized at a dinner at...