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Public Library Exploring Main Branch Renovation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Over the next couple of months, Aimee Fifarek, executive director of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, will proceed with gathering information about a potential renovation of Main Library. At its meeting Thursday afternoon, the library’s board of trustees voted to authorize Fifarek to seek community input regarding the proposed […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Over the next couple of months, Aimee Fifarek, executive director of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, will proceed with gathering information about a potential renovation of Main Library. At its meeting Thursday afternoon, the library’s board of trustees voted to authorize Fifarek to seek...

City Announces Lower Fixed Rate for Natural Gas

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the next 12 months, city residents and small commercial customers of IGS Energy can expect to pay less for natural gas. City officials established a 12-month fixed-rate of $3.34 Mcf for natural gas program members, down from $3.50. Residents and small-business owners can expect a letter from IGS to arrive on […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the next 12 months, city residents and small commercial customers of IGS Energy can expect to pay less for natural gas. City officials established a 12-month fixed-rate of $3.34 Mcf for natural gas program members, down from $3.50. Residents and small-business owners can expect a letter...

Silly Science Sunday Going ‘Full STEAM’ Ahead

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – This year’s Silly Science Sunday promises to end with a bang. Literally, according to Ralf Urbach, senior edutainer at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. The Oh Wow staff member — better known to the pubic as “Mr. Ralf” — offered few details about what […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – This year’s Silly Science Sunday promises to end with a bang. Literally, according to Ralf Urbach, senior edutainer at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology. The Oh Wow staff member -- better known to the pubic as “Mr. Ralf” --...

Penn State Shenango to Offer Recovery Specialist Training

SHARON, Pa. – Do you have a history of addiction recovery and want to help others? Penn State Shenango will host “Certified Recovery Specialist Training,” a Penn State Beaver Continuing Education course, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, beginning Oct. 6 and ending Dec. 15, in 108 Sharon Hall in downtown Sharon. An […]

SHARON, Pa. – Do you have a history of addiction recovery and want to help others? Penn State Shenango will host "Certified Recovery Specialist Training," a Penn State Beaver Continuing Education course, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, beginning Oct. 6 and ending Dec. 15, in 108 Sharon...

Tickets Now on Sale for Salem Dining Experience

SALEM, Ohio – Get a taste of Salem as 12 downtown restaurants and businesses open their doors as part of the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce’s Downtown Dining Experience. The event takes place Sept. 25 from 5 to 9 p.m. Participating in the crawl are Lib’s Market, BB Rooners, Ricky’s English Pub, Rancho Viejo, Ezio’s […]

SALEM, Ohio – Get a taste of Salem as 12 downtown restaurants and businesses open their doors as part of the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce’s Downtown Dining Experience. The event takes place Sept. 25 from 5 to 9 p.m. Participating in the crawl are Lib's Market, BB Rooners, Ricky’s...

Ohio Auditor Questions Medical Marijuana Program

State Auditor Questions Ohio Medical Marijuana Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Commerce “exceeded its authority” when it awarded additional licenses to cultivators as part of the state’s medical marijuana program. That’s just one of the mistakes found in a scathing report issued By Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office Thursday, criticizing the Commerce Department’s handling of the state’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Commerce “exceeded its authority” when it awarded additional licenses to cultivators as part of the state’s medical marijuana program. That’s just one of the mistakes found in a scathing report issued By Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office Thursday, criticizing the Commerce...

Northside Nurses Ratify Agreement with Steward

Northside Regional Releases Job Fair Details

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nearly one month after nurses from Northside Regional Medical Center were told they would soon be out of a job, union representatives have ratified an agreement with the hospital’s owner, Steward Health Care. On Wednesday, the Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association voted to ratify closure and separation agreements with Steward. The union […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nearly one month after nurses from Northside Regional Medical Center were told they would soon be out of a job, union representatives have ratified an agreement with the hospital’s owner, Steward Health Care. On Wednesday, the Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association voted to ratify closure and separation...

Mellencamp to Play Stambaugh Auditorium Feb. 19

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – John Mellencamp will perform at Stambaugh Auditorium Feb. 19 as part of 2019 “The John Mellencamp Show” tour. The show will begin at 8 p.m. and will not have an opening act. The tour will feature some of his classic songs – he’s known for hits such as “Jack & Diane,” “Hurt […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – John Mellencamp will perform at Stambaugh Auditorium Feb. 19 as part of 2019 “The John Mellencamp Show” tour. The show will begin at 8 p.m. and will not have an opening act. The tour will feature some of his classic songs – he’s known for hits such...

Comprehensive Logistics Ranked 4,697 on Inc. 5000

LIBERTY, Ohio – Comprehensive Logistics has been named to Inc. 5000’s list of fastest-growing companies for the third straight year. It was ranked No. 4,697. The company, whose headquarters is on Belmont Avenue in Liberty Township, is a logistics and delivery firm working with manufacturers such as General Motors. Comprehensive Logistics’ three-year average growth rate is […]

LIBERTY, Ohio – Comprehensive Logistics has been named to Inc. 5000’s list of fastest-growing companies for the third straight year. It was ranked No. 4,697. The company, whose headquarters is on Belmont Avenue in Liberty Township, is a logistics and delivery firm working with manufacturers such as General Motors. Comprehensive Logistics’...

At Sweeney, Careers Waiting for Auto Tech Students

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Lucas Hernandez began working on cars at a young age. A senior at Mahoning County Career & Technical Center, he didn’t enjoy reading or books much, he acknowledged. He loved the “The Fast and the Furious” films and was fascinated with how cars worked, and often helped his father out working on […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Lucas Hernandez began working on cars at a young age. A senior at Mahoning County Career & Technical Center, he didn’t enjoy reading or books much, he acknowledged. He loved the “The Fast and the Furious” films and was fascinated with how cars worked, and often helped...