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Tressel, YSU board reach agreement on one-year contract extension

Tressel, YSU board reach agreement on one-year contract extension

“We are committed to further advancing student success and academic excellence for the benefit of our students and the entire community,” the YSU president said.
UPDATE | Group plans to invest $30M in redevelopment of Southern Park Mall

UPDATE | Group plans to invest $30M in redevelopment of Southern Park Mall

A redevelopment update will be provided ahead of multiple votes on policies regarding the redevelopment effort.
Mercy Health Foundation named Partner of the Year for crisis intervention

Mercy Health Foundation named Partner of the Year for crisis intervention

Since its inception in 2018, the crisis intervention program has assisted nearly 90 Mahoning County residents.
UPDATE | Officials praise efforts as GM CEO announces new Lordstown EV battery venture

UPDATE | Officials praise efforts as GM CEO announces new Lordstown EV battery venture

The plant is a joint venture between GM and LG Chem and will create more than 1,100 new jobs.  
Daniel Driscoll of Youngstown awarded George J. Mitchell scholarship

Daniel Driscoll of Youngstown awarded George J. Mitchell scholarship

A reception for the finalists and alumni was hosted by the Irish Embassy.
Business Updates

Business Updates

Business news and announcements from across the Mahoning Valley for the week of Dec. 1.
Virtual assessment program to put Ohio student drivers to the test

Virtual assessment program to put Ohio student drivers to the test

The system will allow students to experience crash scenarios in a safe and reliable way, the program director for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute said.
Local 312's vote of no-confidence in chief approved by large majority

Local 312's vote of no-confidence in chief approved by large majority

"By no means was tonight something to celebrate. This is just showing how broken our fire department is right now," said union president Charlie Smith. 
Joe Schiavoni announces run for Mahoning County Court judge seat

Joe Schiavoni announces run for Mahoning County Court judge seat

He served as minority leader in the Ohio Senate.
Former Diocese of Youngstown priest added to abuse list

Former Diocese of Youngstown priest added to abuse list

David Schilder, a priest of the Diocese of Columbus, served in the Diocese of Youngstown from 1997 to 2001 as a chaplain at Elkton Federal Correction Institution with residence at St. Paul Parish, Salem.