Developer gives 40K to Spartan Stadium project

Local News

BOARDMAN — Construction is again underway at Boardman Spartan Stadium thanks to the Boardman Boosters and community donors. Construction work at the stadium this year will include an expansion of the concession plaza and walkway, two new ticket booths, entrance upgrades, and placement of ...


Community News

• COITSVILLE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will have a special meeting at 10 a.m. today at the township administration building. • POLAND VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building. • YOUNGSTOWN BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the Choffin Career / Technical Center.

Solid second quarter for Premier

Business News

YOUNGSTOWN — Net income for Premier Financial Corp. in the second quarter was $31.4 million, up 8 percent over the same three-month span in 2020. The Defiance-based corporation, holding company for Youngstown-based Premier Bank, also reported net income for the first six months of 2021 was ...

Sex sting nets 20 arrests

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN — Twenty men were arrested in a sting operation targeting those allegedly seeking to have sex with minors, according to the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office. The Operation Full Court Press sting was conducted by the sheriff’s office and the Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking ...

Farmers sees record $15.6M net income

Business News

CANFIELD — Farmers National Banc Corp. posted its 154th consecutive profitable quarter in the second quarter of 2021, reporting a net income of $15.6 million. The Canfield-based corporation, the holding company for Farmers National Bank, reported in its latest financial results the $15.6 ...

Valley adds to high rate of COVID-19 transmission

Local News

Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana, like a majority of Ohio’s counties, are among areas with substantial COVID-19 transmission, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Mahoning and Trumbull were in that category. Columbiana was at high transmission late last week, ...