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Chamber Outlines Opportunity Zones Minus White House Reps

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Many details remain to be ironed out for the new Opportunity Zone program, but the federal initiative is already drawing interest in local properties, both inside and outside the designated areas.  The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber unveiled its Opportunity Zone prospectus Monday at Youngstown State University’s Williamson Hall.  Originally intended to coincide with […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Many details remain to be ironed out for the new Opportunity Zone program, but the federal initiative is already drawing interest in local properties, both inside and outside the designated areas.  The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber unveiled its Opportunity Zone prospectus Monday at Youngstown State University’s Williamson Hall. ...

YSU Scholarship Created in Honor of Humphries

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new scholarship created to honor former Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber President Tom Humphries will support students in Youngstown State University’s business and economic programs. During Humphries time with the organization, from 1997 to 2017, Regional Chamber membership doubled to 3,000, helped bring in $5 billion in area investment and led infrastructure projects […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new scholarship created to honor former Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber President Tom Humphries will support students in Youngstown State University’s business and economic programs. During Humphries time with the organization, from 1997 to 2017, Regional Chamber membership doubled to 3,000, helped bring in $5 billion in area...

Centofanti Foundation Donates $150K to Beatitude House

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The James and Coralie Centofanti Charitable Foundation has committed $150,000 to support a new wellness program for children at Beatitude House. The five-year commitment will help Beatitude House address the social and economic challenges that can lead to poor health outcomes. “This program provides basic services to address the underlying social and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The James and Coralie Centofanti Charitable Foundation has committed $150,000 to support a new wellness program for children at Beatitude House. The five-year commitment will help Beatitude House address the social and economic challenges that can lead to poor health outcomes. "This program provides basic services to...

Public Venues Ratchet Up Security Measures

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In the wake of mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the safety and security of those at local institutions across many sectors, from education to entertainment, is being revisited. A multilayered approach to active shooter scenarios is in place at Youngstown State University. Ron Cole, public information officer, said the YSU […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- In the wake of mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the safety and security of those at local institutions across many sectors, from education to entertainment, is being revisited. A multilayered approach to active shooter scenarios is in place at Youngstown State University. Ron Cole, public...

Ice Cream Shops Thrive on New Flavors, Nostalgia

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There are few who would argue the best way to beat the summer heat is ice cream. Whether it’s in a cone, bowl, sundae or float, it’s a hallmark of summer across the country. And locally, there are many makers of ice cream offering up frozen treats to sweltering customers. There are […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There are few who would argue the best way to beat the summer heat is ice cream. Whether it’s in a cone, bowl, sundae or float, it’s a hallmark of summer across the country. And locally, there are many makers of ice cream offering up frozen treats...

Westminster Grad Documents Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Final Tour

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – A Westminster College graduate is producing a documentary on Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band Lynyrd Skynyrd, following the band on their final world tour. Doltyn Snedden, who graduate from Westminster in 2017 with a degree in media art and design, has followed the band through Canada, Germany, Belgium and […]

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – A Westminster College graduate is producing a documentary on Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band Lynyrd Skynyrd, following the band on their final world tour. Doltyn Snedden, who graduate from Westminster in 2017 with a degree in media art and design, has followed the band...

YSU Series Asks ‘Where in the World Are Your Customers?’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Need help finding customers? A series of workshops at Youngstown State University may have a solution. The ‘Where in the World Are Your Customers?‘ workshop series provides information on publicly available, yet not well known databases that can help businesses make better informed strategic decisions, according to a press release. Workshops include […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Need help finding customers? A series of workshops at Youngstown State University may have a solution. The 'Where in the World Are Your Customers?' workshop series provides information on publicly available, yet not well known databases that can help businesses make better informed strategic decisions, according to...

In Wake of 2 Mass Shootings, Dems Urge Congress to Act

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is calling on Congress to come back in session to address gun reform legislation and on President Donald Trump to set “a higher standard” in his rhetoric in the wake of two mass shootings this weekend. Barely half a day after a gunman in El Paso, Texas killed […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is calling on Congress to come back in session to address gun reform legislation and on President Donald Trump to set “a higher standard” in his rhetoric in the wake of two mass shootings this weekend. Barely half a day after a gunman...

To Understand Tax Law, Education is a Must: Roundtable

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Accountants knew that tax filings under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 would be different than many had ever seen before. Preparing for it meant plenty of reading, listening and reading again – often repeated several times throughout 2018 – for area accountants. “It’s just the most comprehensive tax update […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Accountants knew that tax filings under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 would be different than many had ever seen before. Preparing for it meant plenty of reading, listening and reading again – often repeated several times throughout 2018 – for area accountants. “It's just...

At Age 100, Camp Stambaugh Is Forever Young

CANFIELD, Ohio — When it opened its tent flaps for the first time in July 1919, and served its first meal in the tent-enclosed dining hall, Camp Stambaugh became an outdoor home for young men – and now women – to learn how to become leaders. The camp is the second-oldest continuously operating Boy Scouts […]

CANFIELD, Ohio -- When it opened its tent flaps for the first time in July 1919, and served its first meal in the tent-enclosed dining hall, Camp Stambaugh became an outdoor home for young men – and now women – to learn how to become leaders. The camp is the...