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Summer Camp Soars at Extreme Air

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Extreme Air Trampoline Parks will hold its Soaring Summer Camp program for kids from June 10 to June 13. The four-day camp at the park, 360 McClurg Road, includes open jump, Warehouse Wars Laser Tag, crafts and music. Lunch is provided for each camper. “This is the first time we are hosting […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- Extreme Air Trampoline Parks will hold its Soaring Summer Camp program for kids from June 10 to June 13. The four-day camp at the park, 360 McClurg Road, includes open jump, Warehouse Wars Laser Tag, crafts and music. Lunch is provided for each camper. “This is the...

Kent State Students Work With Port Authority

SALEM, Ohio — Students from Kent State University Columbiana County campuses got first-hand work experience this spring while working with the Columbiana County Port Authority. Seven students enrolled in the Business Consulting and Practicum course from Kent State’s East Liverpool and Salem campuses developed a comprehensive marketing plan for the port authority and the Columbiana […]

SALEM, Ohio -- Students from Kent State University Columbiana County campuses got first-hand work experience this spring while working with the Columbiana County Port Authority. Seven students enrolled in the Business Consulting and Practicum course from Kent State's East Liverpool and Salem campuses developed a comprehensive marketing plan for the...

Utica Shale Oil, Gas Production on the Rise

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Oil and natural gas production from horizontal wells across the Utica shale increased through the first quarter of 2019 compared to the same period last year, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The agency said Utica wells produced 5.073 million barrels of oil during the quarter, versus 3.942 million barrels […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Oil and natural gas production from horizontal wells across the Utica shale increased through the first quarter of 2019 compared to the same period last year, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The agency said Utica wells produced 5.073 million barrels of oil during the...

Multiple Building Projects Keep Contractors, Architects Busy

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Larry Lencyk, president and owner of Lencyk Masonry Co., Boardman, quickly rattles off a list of ongoing and upcoming building projects for his company. They include Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Services’ 110,475-square-foot senior living complex in Liberty Township, Sweeney Buick GMC’s new dealership building in Boardman and an orthopedic center in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Larry Lencyk, president and owner of Lencyk Masonry Co., Boardman, quickly rattles off a list of ongoing and upcoming building projects for his company. They include Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Services’ 110,475-square-foot senior living complex in Liberty Township, Sweeney Buick GMC’s new dealership building in Boardman...

Ohio Turnpike to Modernize By 2022

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Over the next two years, the Ohio Turnpike plans to spend more than $200 million to convert its toll locations to electronic gates and eliminate nine stations at less-traveled interchanges – four of which serve the Mahoning Valley. “When you move into electronic tolling, the low-volume gates are just eliminated,” said Ferzan […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Over the next two years, the Ohio Turnpike plans to spend more than $200 million to convert its toll locations to electronic gates and eliminate nine stations at less-traveled interchanges – four of which serve the Mahoning Valley. “When you move into electronic tolling, the low-volume gates...

Nature’s Graces and Rural Places at Weller Gallery

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Starting June 8, visitors to Fellows Riverside Gardens can view the Nature’s Graces and Rural Places photography exhibit. The free exhibit features work by regional photographer, Jim Trombo, and includes images on canvas. Trombo has lived his entire life in northeastern Ohio, and his work displays everything from rural locations and picturesque […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Starting June 8, visitors to Fellows Riverside Gardens can view the Nature's Graces and Rural Places photography exhibit. The free exhibit features work by regional photographer, Jim Trombo, and includes images on canvas. Trombo has lived his entire life in northeastern Ohio, and his work displays everything...

John Cerni Celebrates His 50-year Career

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio — It’s been 50 years since John Cerni began a summer job at Cerni Motors Inc., the new and used truck dealership founded by his father, John Cerni Sr., and uncle, Charlie Cerni. Looking back on his career as second-generation owner of the family business, Cerni said his biggest hope for his legacy […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- It's been 50 years since John Cerni began a summer job at Cerni Motors Inc., the new and used truck dealership founded by his father, John Cerni Sr., and uncle, Charlie Cerni. Looking back on his career as second-generation owner of the family business, Cerni said his...

Ryan Takes ‘No Joy’ in Calling for Impeachment at Town Hall

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan added his voice to the chorus of Democrats calling for initiating impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump during a nationally televised town hall on CNN Sunday night.  Ryan’s assertion that the U.S. House of Representatives should begin pursuing impeachment charges against the president came about 20 minutes into […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan added his voice to the chorus of Democrats calling for initiating impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump during a nationally televised town hall on CNN Sunday night.  Ryan’s assertion that the U.S. House of Representatives should begin pursuing impeachment charges against the president...

WRTA Adds Connection to Alliance Transit Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Transit Authority has expanded its service to include connections to the Phyllis Beyers Regional Transit Center in Alliance, connecting the bus system in Mahoning and Trumbull counties to lines in Stark County. “We have had requests from Sebring and Smith Township officials to find a way to transport residents […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Transit Authority has expanded its service to include connections to the Phyllis Beyers Regional Transit Center in Alliance, connecting the bus system in Mahoning and Trumbull counties to lines in Stark County. “We have had requests from Sebring and Smith Township officials to find...

Operating Engineers See No Shortage of Work

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – All too often adults scoff at young people glued to video games as they spend hours using handheld consoles to zap otherworldly marauders or take down virtual would-be assassins. But let’s not be too quick to judge. The skills perfected here could be the first step in that young person’s development as […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – All too often adults scoff at young people glued to video games as they spend hours using handheld consoles to zap otherworldly marauders or take down virtual would-be assassins. But let’s not be too quick to judge. The skills perfected here could be the first step in...