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Burgan Real Estate Reports Record Q1 Sales

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Burgan Real Estate reports transactions in the first quarter outperformed by 29% the record first quarter of 2018. The independently owned and operated real estate agency finished the first quarter with 168 units sold, totaling more than $19 million in volume. The record quarterly sales followed a record-setting 2018. In 2018, Burgan […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Burgan Real Estate reports transactions in the first quarter outperformed by 29% the record first quarter of 2018. The independently owned and operated real estate agency finished the first quarter with 168 units sold, totaling more than $19 million in volume. The record quarterly sales followed a...

Hirschbecks to be Honored as Champion for Our Valley’s Children

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley will honor John and Denise Hirschbeck and their family as the 2019 Champion for Our Valley’s Children at the 9th annual celebration dinner on May 7 at The Lake Club in Poland. Each holiday season, the Hirschbecks personally deliver wish list items to families of Akron Children’s […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley will honor John and Denise Hirschbeck and their family as the 2019 Champion for Our Valley’s Children at the 9th annual celebration dinner on May 7 at The Lake Club in Poland. Each holiday season, the Hirschbecks personally deliver wish list items...

YSU Installs Periodic Table in Memory of Biersdorfer

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A periodic table featuring samples of all 118 chemical elements has been installed in Ward Beecher Science Hall at Youngstown State University.  The project was facilitated by environmental and geological sciences professor Ray Biersdorfer, who helped secure the donation of the cabinet from an anonymous donor before his death in October. Inside […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A periodic table featuring samples of all 118 chemical elements has been installed in Ward Beecher Science Hall at Youngstown State University.  The project was facilitated by environmental and geological sciences professor Ray Biersdorfer, who helped secure the donation of the cabinet from an anonymous donor before...

In Centennial Year, United Way Marks Milestones of 2018

POLAND, Ohio – When William Shivers became chairman of the 2018 campaign of the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley, he set his goals high. At the time, he asked Bob Hannon, president of the nonprofit, what was the most money they had ever raised. “He said, ‘$3.3 million.’ I said, ‘That’s going […]

POLAND, Ohio – When William Shivers became chairman of the 2018 campaign of the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley, he set his goals high. At the time, he asked Bob Hannon, president of the nonprofit, what was the most money they had ever raised. "He said, '$3.3...

Eight New Permits Issued in Utica Shale

ODNR issues four new permits for horizontal wells

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has issued eight new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica shale during the week ended April 6, according to the latest data provided by the agency.  Ascent Resources Utica LLC secured five permits for wells in Belmont County, while Eclipse Resources was awarded three permits […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has issued eight new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica shale during the week ended April 6, according to the latest data provided by the agency.  Ascent Resources Utica LLC secured five permits for wells in Belmont County, while Eclipse...

YBI Hosts Blockchain Seminar April 17

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator will host the Around the Block roadshow April 17, a series of events organized by Cleveland-based Flashstarts, to discuss blockchain and the opportunities the technology offers. The event will be held at 4:30 p.m. at Whistle & Keg downtown. Flashstarts is one of the organizers of the Blockland […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator will host the Around the Block roadshow April 17, a series of events organized by Cleveland-based Flashstarts, to discuss blockchain and the opportunities the technology offers. The event will be held at 4:30 p.m. at Whistle & Keg downtown. Flashstarts is one of...

Joe Lantz Fitness Kicks Off in Austintown

By Kara Zone AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – After 30-plus year in fitness, Joe Lantz finally has a gym to call his own with the grand opening of Joe Lantz’s Fitness Kickboxing. In the fitness industry since the early 1990s, Lantz has had his fair share of training sessions. After being a pro boxer, working as a […]

By Kara Zone AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – After 30-plus year in fitness, Joe Lantz finally has a gym to call his own with the grand opening of Joe Lantz’s Fitness Kickboxing. In the fitness industry since the early 1990s, Lantz has had his fair share of training sessions. After being a...

Content Marketing Must Be Informative to Work

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gone are the days of relying on paid advertisements alone to attract new customers. Today, more businesses act as their own media company and use content marketing to reach new audiences, says Jim Houck, president and owner of The Houck Agency in Youngstown. “In these days, any company is able to be […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gone are the days of relying on paid advertisements alone to attract new customers. Today, more businesses act as their own media company and use content marketing to reach new audiences, says Jim Houck, president and owner of The Houck Agency in Youngstown. “In these days, any...

Valley STEM Awarded $10K for Invention that Tackles School Shootings

CANFIELD, Ohio – Valley STEM+ME2 Academy is one of fifteen high school teams across the country that has been awarded a $10,000 grant through the Lemelson-MIT Program for the 2018-2019 school year. The grant will be used for high school students to invent technological solutions to real-world problems. A group of eight students, led by […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Valley STEM+ME2 Academy is one of fifteen high school teams across the country that has been awarded a $10,000 grant through the Lemelson-MIT Program for the 2018-2019 school year. The grant will be used for high school students to invent technological solutions to real-world problems. A group...

YSUscape Taste of Youngstown Takes Place Saturday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – YSUscape is holding its fifth Taste of Youngstown fundraiser this Saturday at The B&O Station Banquet Hall downtown here from 5 to 9 p.m. YSUscape is a Youngstown State University-affiliated student organization formed to collaborate with community and other university organizations to revitalize and beautify Youngstown. Proceeds from the event will be […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – YSUscape is holding its fifth Taste of Youngstown fundraiser this Saturday at The B&O Station Banquet Hall downtown here from 5 to 9 p.m. YSUscape is a Youngstown State University-affiliated student organization formed to collaborate with community and other university organizations to revitalize and beautify Youngstown. Proceeds...