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19th Holes Score with Good Views and Food

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After 18 holes of golf, nothing sounds as relaxing as a cold drink and a sandwich while tallying up your score from a long game. At the restaurant of Knoll Run Golf in Lowellville, many of its patrons are doing just that. But not all of them have just played golf. “Our […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After 18 holes of golf, nothing sounds as relaxing as a cold drink and a sandwich while tallying up your score from a long game. At the restaurant of Knoll Run Golf in Lowellville, many of its patrons are doing just that. But not all of them...

Ohio Unemployment Declines to 4.3% in April

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate in April was 4.3%, down a tenth of a percentage point from March’s 4.4% rate, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. April’s rate was down from 5.1% in April 2017. The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in April was 249,000, down 4,000 from […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate in April was 4.3%, down a tenth of a percentage point from March’s 4.4% rate, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. April’s rate was down from 5.1% in April 2017. The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in April...

First Niles Declares Five Cents Cash Dividend

NILES, Ohio — Directors of First Niles Financial Inc. have declared a cash dividend of five cents per share on common stock and six cents per share on preferred class A stock for the second quarter. The dividend is payable June 22 to shareholders of record June 8, the bank holding company announced Thursday. FNFI […]

NILES, Ohio — Directors of First Niles Financial Inc. have declared a cash dividend of five cents per share on common stock and six cents per share on preferred class A stock for the second quarter. The dividend is payable June 22 to shareholders of record June 8, the bank...

Niles Trucker Guilty of Workers’ Comp Fraud

COLUMBUS , Ohio —  A truck driver from Niles must pay more than $12,000 in restitution to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation after the agency’s investigators found him working again while collecting disability benefits. Marshall Winn IV pleaded guilty Wednesday to a fifth-degree felony count of workers’ compensation fraud in Franklin County Common Pleas […]

COLUMBUS , Ohio --  A truck driver from Niles must pay more than $12,000 in restitution to the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation after the agency’s investigators found him working again while collecting disability benefits. Marshall Winn IV pleaded guilty Wednesday to a fifth-degree felony count of workers’ compensation fraud...

Shenango Valley Chamber Presents Phoenix Awards

SHARON, Pa. – Programs like the 2018 Phoenix Awards provide a “measuring stick for our entire business community, emcee BreAnna Griffin said. The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce marked the 14th annual presentation of the awards Thursday as it honored 11 businesses and organizations at the Corinthian Banquet Center downtown. “Today’s event is as much […]

SHARON, Pa. – Programs like the 2018 Phoenix Awards provide a “measuring stick for our entire business community, emcee BreAnna Griffin said. The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce marked the 14th annual presentation of the awards Thursday as it honored 11 businesses and organizations at the Corinthian Banquet Center downtown....

NEOMED Dean Young Named Athena Recipient

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Dr. Elisabeth Young, vice president of health affairs and dean of the College of Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University is the recipient of the 2018 Athena Award. The award, sponsored by the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and The Vindicator, was presented last night before a crowd of nearly 500 at Mr. Anthony’s […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- Dr. Elisabeth Young, vice president of health affairs and dean of the College of Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University is the recipient of the 2018 Athena Award. The award, sponsored by the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and The Vindicator, was presented last night before a crowd of...

April House Sales Rebound in 3-County Region

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of single-family houses in the three-county area rebounded in April. Both Mahoning and Columbiana counties showed double-digit gains for the month, with sales also up in Trumbull County, according to the latest monthly data compiled by the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors and the Warren Area Board of Realtors. In Mahoning […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of single-family houses in the three-county area rebounded in April. Both Mahoning and Columbiana counties showed double-digit gains for the month, with sales also up in Trumbull County, according to the latest monthly data compiled by the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors and the Warren Area...

TBEIC to Host Founders Exchange Monday

WARREN, Ohio – The Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center will host its May Founders Exchange event Monday at Modern Methods Brewing Co. This month’s program will feature Candys Mayo, founder of Quinn Engineering & Employment Network, and Paul Clouser, owner of National Fire & Water Repair. Quinn Engineering, housed in TBEIC, is a woman-owned startup […]

WARREN, Ohio – The Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center will host its May Founders Exchange event Monday at Modern Methods Brewing Co. This month’s program will feature Candys Mayo, founder of Quinn Engineering & Employment Network, and Paul Clouser, owner of National Fire & Water Repair. Quinn Engineering, housed in...

Ankle & Foot Diabetes Golf Benefit Set for Aug. 17

HUBBARD, Ohio – Ankle & Foot Care Centers will hold its 20th annual Diabetes Golf Benefit, a four-person scramble, Aug. 17 at the Pine Lakes Golf Club here. Ankle & Foot Care Centers is the region’s largest podiatric care provider, with 17 physicians and surgeons serving patients at 20 local offices. The tournament raises money […]

HUBBARD, Ohio – Ankle & Foot Care Centers will hold its 20th annual Diabetes Golf Benefit, a four-person scramble, Aug. 17 at the Pine Lakes Golf Club here. Ankle & Foot Care Centers is the region's largest podiatric care provider, with 17 physicians and surgeons serving patients at 20 local...

Debonné’s 2016 Riesling Reserve Best in Ohio

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — The 2016 Riesling Reserve produced at Debonné Vineyards in Lake County has been named Ohio’s Best White Wine by the director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture, David T. Daniels.  The Director’s Choice award, presented at the statehouse, was determined by a panel of judges.  Three other wines were honored as Director’s […]

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio -- The 2016 Riesling Reserve produced at Debonné Vineyards in Lake County has been named Ohio's Best White Wine by the director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture, David T. Daniels.  The Director's Choice award, presented at the statehouse, was determined by a panel of judges.  Three other...