Scott Frost, marketing director for Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course, said the Austintown facility is approaching 50,000 members in its Marquee Rewards program and has been encouraged by the steady stream of customers since opening Sept. 17.
Multiple stations within the Youngstown area reported gas prices below $3 on Thursday
The Cafaro Co. will relocate its headquarters from its Youngstown offices on Belmont Avenue to the Cafaro-owned Eastwood Mall Complex in Niles. This photo taken recently shows builders working on the 50,000-square-foot location.
ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR Greg Greenwood, left, and Nick Amendola stand with a 2015 champagne-colored Cruze. The new Lordstown-built Cruze comes with a face-lift and 4G LTE with Wi-Fi availability.
Casey Hillman, farm manager for Tim Hamm at his horse farm in Ellwsorth Township, relaxes with Navigator’s Daughter, who recently ran at the thoroughbred track at Presque Isle Downs and Casino in Erie, Pa. Hamm plans to race some of his horses at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown when its thoroughbred-racing season begins Nov. 24.
General Motors Lordstown’s Plant Manager Steve Notar Donato shows off the new 2015 Cruze at the Community Appreciation Day on Friday at the complex. Seven local nonprofits were awarded grants totaling $100,000 from the GM Foundation on Friday and the new Cruze was shipped out for commerce.
The official ribbon-cutting ceremony for Eastwood Mall took place Sept. 17, 1969, when William M. Cafaro was president of the Cafaro Co. He and his wife, Alyce, above center, welcomed many community leaders and others, including Wendy Danscomb, Miss USA 1969. The mall, Cafaro's third, has grown into a mega-retail, entertainment complex, and the company he founded is now the largest privately-held mall developer in the country.
The combined Valley unemployment rate for August 2014 was 5.9 percent compared to 7.9 in August 2013.
Local government officials, Penn National Gaming and others sent thanks at Wednesday's opening of Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course.
Maria Morales of Austintown.. walks to player services to cash in her winnings on opening day at Hollywood Gaming in