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Entertainment Digest | Week of Oct. 14

Christian Rock Act Mercy Me Coming to Covelli YOUNGSTOWN  – Christian rock act Mercy Me will come to to Covelli Centre on Feb. 21 for a 7:30 p.m. concert. Tickets are $25.75, $32.95, $40.50, $58, $68 and $153 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 18 at Ticketmaster.com (fees apply) and the Covelli box […]

Christian Rock Act Mercy Me Coming to Covelli YOUNGSTOWN  – Christian rock act Mercy Me will come to to Covelli Centre on Feb. 21 for a 7:30 p.m. concert. Tickets are $25.75, $32.95, $40.50, $58, $68 and $153 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 18 at Ticketmaster.com (fees...

Impeachment Dominates, But Other Work Awaits Congress

By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment may have leapfrogged to the top of the national agenda, but members of Congress still have their day jobs as legislators, and they’re returning to Washington this coming week with mixed hopes of success. It’s a volatile, difficult-to-predict time in Washington as lawmakers end a two-week […]

By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment may have leapfrogged to the top of the national agenda, but members of Congress still have their day jobs as legislators, and they're returning to Washington this coming week with mixed hopes of success. It's a volatile, difficult-to-predict time in Washington...

Shenango Chamber to Honor Hinkson, Sharon Robotics

SHARON, Pa. — The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will honor Hermitage city manager Gary Hinkson as Shenango Valley Business Ambassador of the Year at the chamber’s annual dinner. The event will be held Nov. 6 at Park Inn by Radisson, West Middlesex. A social hour will begin at 5 p.m., with dinner at 6 […]

SHARON, Pa. -- The Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce will honor Hermitage city manager Gary Hinkson as Shenango Valley Business Ambassador of the Year at the chamber’s annual dinner. The event will be held Nov. 6 at Park Inn by Radisson, West Middlesex. A social hour will begin at 5...

Column: 2019 Harvest Report at Colene Clemens Vineyards

By Brian Fry, owner of Barrel 33 WARREN, Ohio – I just returned from five days in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. I had the opportunity to observe the harvest first hand and speak with those bringing in the crop and making the wine to get their early observations on the 2019 vintage, including Colene Clemens Vineyards’ […]

By Brian Fry, owner of Barrel 33 WARREN, Ohio – I just returned from five days in Oregon's Willamette Valley. I had the opportunity to observe the harvest first hand and speak with those bringing in the crop and making the wine to get their early observations on the 2019...

Stocks Stall as Caution Lingers on Trade

Stocks stall in midday trading as caution lingers over trade By DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks stalled in midday trading on Wall Street Monday as investors remain cautious about the prospects of a full trade agreement between the U.S. and China. Technology and health care stocks were posting some […]

Stocks stall in midday trading as caution lingers over trade By DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks stalled in midday trading on Wall Street Monday as investors remain cautious about the prospects of a full trade agreement between the U.S. and China. Technology and health...

Economists Who Study Poverty Win Nobel Prize

By PAUL WISEMAN and ALEKSANDAR LJUBOJEVIC Associated Press STOCKHOLM (AP) — Two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a third from Harvard University won the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics on Monday for groundbreaking research into what works and what doesn’t in the fight to reduce global poverty. The $918,000 cash award went […]

By PAUL WISEMAN and ALEKSANDAR LJUBOJEVIC Associated Press STOCKHOLM (AP) — Two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a third from Harvard University won the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics on Monday for groundbreaking research into what works and what doesn't in the fight to reduce global poverty....

Kent State Project Creates Dialogue about Liberty

By KRISTA S. KANO Kent-State Record-CourierKENT, Ohio (AP) — Kent State’s latest cross-discipline project will soon connect the university and city with art and history lovers in New York City and Florence, Italy. On Oct. 17, the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration in New York will celebrate the opening of its latest exhibit “Sisters […]

By KRISTA S. KANO Kent-State Record-CourierKENT, Ohio (AP) — Kent State's latest cross-discipline project will soon connect the university and city with art and history lovers in New York City and Florence, Italy. On Oct. 17, the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration in New York will celebrate the opening...

Ohio in Play? GOP Tilt Working Against Dems

By JULIE CARR SMYTH Associated PressCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Chris Gagin says he hasn’t changed much politically, even as so much around him has. The attorney from rural Belmont County, Ohio, became a Republican in 2013 after Democrats embraced environmental policies that he believed were detrimental to the area’s coal mining and fracking industries. As […]

By JULIE CARR SMYTH Associated PressCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Chris Gagin says he hasn't changed much politically, even as so much around him has. The attorney from rural Belmont County, Ohio, became a Republican in 2013 after Democrats embraced environmental policies that he believed were detrimental to the area's coal...

New Owner Gives Youngstown Cycle Tune-up

BOARDMAN, Ohio – For more than a decade, Adam Pratt has been a regular at Youngstown Cycle Supply. So when he heard the previous owner was getting ready to auction his inventory and close the store after 50 years, he felt he had to do something. “I called him and said, ‘Hey, I heard this […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – For more than a decade, Adam Pratt has been a regular at Youngstown Cycle Supply. So when he heard the previous owner was getting ready to auction his inventory and close the store after 50 years, he felt he had to do something. “I called him and...

With NFL Backing, Future of Helmets Starts Here

By Josh Medore YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When researchers, engineers and NFL officials gather at America Makes in mid-November, it will mark the next step in the league’s march to mitigate the impact of concussions. It’s a process that’s been nearly a decade in the works. In 2011, the league formed...